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Information meeting application exchange november 2012 margriet ter horst student mobility centre

Information

Meeting

Application

Exchange

November 2012

Margriet ter Horst

(Student Mobility Centre)


Information meeting application exchange november 2012 margriet ter horst student mobility centre

Outline

Introduction

Academicaspects

-minor semester

-credits

-partnerlist

-academiccalendar

-learningagreement

Application

-website & deadline

-step by step

-documents

-selection

-nomination


Information meeting application exchange november 2012 margriet ter horst student mobility centre

What is an ExchangeProgramme?

  • 150 Stenden students

  • one semester

  • one of our partners universities

  • same time students at Stenden


Information meeting application exchange november 2012 margriet ter horst student mobility centre

What to expect?

  • coursesnotoffered at your home campus

  • learnfrom different lecturers

  • makenewfriends & experience different cultures

  • Enhancepersonal and educationalperspective

  • break out comfort zones

  • become more independent and resourceful

  • Additionalvalue to your

  • Stenden education !


Information meeting application exchange november 2012 margriet ter horst student mobility centre

Choosingan Exchange means:

  • Credit transfer (30 EC)

  • Staypayingtuition fee to Stenden

  • Limitednumberparticipants per partner (selection!)

  • Over 100 partners

  • The need to be independent!


Information meeting application exchange november 2012 margriet ter horst student mobility centre

Partner list: Europe

AustriaBelgiumCroatiaCzechRepublicDenmark

Finland France GermanyGreeceHungaryIreland

ItalyLithuaniaNorwayPoland Portugal Slovenia

Spain SwedenSwitzerlandTurkey

United Kingdom


Information meeting application exchange november 2012 margriet ter horst student mobility centre

Partners outsideEurope

Argentina

Canada

Chile

China/Hongkong

Mexico

South Korea

United States


Information meeting application exchange november 2012 margriet ter horst student mobility centre

Update partnerlist

-Universidad de Girona (Spain): new partner

-Michigan State University (USA):

No longerfocusingonretail

-Jamk (Finland) : nolonger

for business

-Canada: 2 studentsfor spring

and twostudentsforautumn

-Australia: 2 studentsforJuly 2013

-London: 2 studentsforSept 2013

Pleasenote: the partnerlist is subject to changes!


Information meeting application exchange november 2012 margriet ter horst student mobility centre

Partners & Subjects

Business & Tourism: many partners to choosefrom! For other programmes optionsmaybe more limited, e.g.:

Logistics:Molde, Kymenlaakson, LeHavre, Izmir, Yasar, Ludwigshafen, ….

HBM:Hamk, Vienna, SAC, …..

Media:Stuttgart, Yasar, Izmir, Jamk, Samk, Linnaeus, Bremerhafen, Würzburg, MidSweden, ….

Soc. Work:NorthKarelia, Katho, ….


Information meeting application exchange november 2012 margriet ter horst student mobility centre

ExamplecoursesNorway:

Finnmark University

Innovation management 10 EC

Transnational strategy 10 EC

Cross border entrepreneurship 10 EC

Norwegian language course 5 EC

Autumn outdoor life activities 15 EC


Information meeting application exchange november 2012 margriet ter horst student mobility centre

ExamplelearningagreementTurkey:

Yasar University

Film criticism and analysis 4 EC

Documentary cinema 6 EC

Broadcoastjournalism 5 EC

Internet marketing 4 EC

Media analysis 5 EC

Media planning 5 EC

Turkishforforeigners 2 EC

International orientationstudies 1 EC


Information meeting application exchange november 2012 margriet ter horst student mobility centre

AcademicCalendar:

  • Planning to leaveforyour exchange in

  • September orFebruary?

  • Please check: overlap between

  • (current?) academiccalendars of

  • Stenden and partner university

  • e.g.:

  • -LeavingStendenearlier in January?!

  • -Arriving later at Stenden in February?!

  • -Missing the Progress test in January?!

  • -Other


Information meeting application exchange november 2012 margriet ter horst student mobility centre

Procedure

Informationaboutapplicationavailableon:

www.stenden.com/exchange

Deadline application:

February 1 2013

Writeyourmotivation letter a.s.a.p.

and no later than in yourChristmas break!


Information meeting application exchange november 2012 margriet ter horst student mobility centre

Desk research


Information meeting application exchange november 2012 margriet ter horst student mobility centre

  • Availableonour website:

  • * Partnerlist

  • * Appl. procedure

  • * Application doc’s:

  • Digital application

  • Print progress

  • Motivation letter+CV

  • Advicestudy coach

  • Safety & well-being

  • Prooflanguageskills

  • www.stenden.com/exchange


Information meeting application exchange november 2012 margriet ter horst student mobility centre

Steps preparing the application (1)

Study partnerlist, websites, subject requirements, languagerequirements, academiccalendar, etc.

Make a list of yourfirst, second and thirdchoice

Write your motivation letter + CV and hand in to your studycoach (who will have to assess your motivation) together with the form Advice Study Coach: no later than December


Information meeting application exchange november 2012 margriet ter horst student mobility centre

Steps preparing the application (2)

4.Prepare the other appendix of yourapplication:

- (Motivation letter + CV + advicestudy coach)

- Progress print check if complete!

- Proof of languageskills (French, German, Spanish)

- Intake form

  • - Safety and wellbeingform


Information meeting application exchange november 2012 margriet ter horst student mobility centre

Steps preparing the application (3)

5. Fill in the digital application

6. Hand in the paperwork at I-Study (including print of your digital application)

Deadline February 1, 2013

Only complete applicationswillbe handled!

Applications/Appendix arriving later thanFebruary 1st willbeplacedon a waiting list !


Information meeting application exchange november 2012 margriet ter horst student mobility centre

Timeline exchange


Information meeting application exchange november 2012 margriet ter horst student mobility centre

Screening and selection

Why & How

Assessment of:

Motivation Letter (max 5)

Advice Study Coach (1)

Print Progress (3) Check if complete!

LanguageSkills (2) ifapplicable

Overal impressionapplication (1)


Information meeting application exchange november 2012 margriet ter horst student mobility centre

AssessmentMotivation letter


Information meeting application exchange november 2012 margriet ter horst student mobility centre

Resultsselection

Yourapplicationgets a mark.

Students with the highestmarks

are the first to benominated to

theirfirstchoice

(applicable in case more students

applyfor a universitythan we

have placesavailable)


Information meeting application exchange november 2012 margriet ter horst student mobility centre

Questions exchange

Information partner universities: see partnerlist for websites

Information exchange in yourStendenprogramme:see list of exchange co-ordinatorsforeachStendenprogramme

Questions exchange procedure: Student Mobility Centre

Office hour SMC:

Tuesday, Wedn., Thursd:

13.00-14.00 hrsI-Study


Information meeting application exchange november 2012 margriet ter horst student mobility centre

Costs

Youpayyournormaltuition fee to Stenden, not to the partner university!

Othercostswilldiffer per country:

Travel costs

Costsforhousing / living / insurance

Costsforstudymaterials / fieldtrips

Costsfor visa / residence permit / vaccination (ifapplicable)

Someuniversitiesgive a financialoverviewon

their website


Information meeting application exchange november 2012 margriet ter horst student mobility centre

Grants

Erasmus: For studentswho go on a European exchange

More studentsthan Erasmus grants? Selection!+/- 200,- euro per month

Check forothergrantoptions:

www.beursopener.nl

www.grantfinder.nl


Information meeting application exchange november 2012 margriet ter horst student mobility centre

More information?

Check Nuffic: www.wilweg.nl

Approachinggraduation?

Grantsforstudyingabroadaftergraduation: check: www.vsbfonds.nl(Dutch nationality)

Leonardoforgraduates: [email protected]


Information meeting application exchange november 2012 margriet ter horst student mobility centre

The world is a book and thosewhodon’t travel

readonly a page! (StAugustine)


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