Information Meeting Application Exchange November 2012 Margriet ter Horst (Student Mobility Centre). Outline Introduction Academic aspects -minor semester - credits -partnerlist - academic calendar - learning agreement Application -website & deadline -step by step
Margriet ter Horst
(Student Mobility Centre)
-website & deadline
-step by step
What is an ExchangeProgramme?
What to expect?
Choosingan Exchange means:
Partner list: Europe
Finland France GermanyGreeceHungaryIreland
ItalyLithuaniaNorwayPoland Portugal Slovenia
-Universidad de Girona (Spain): new partner
-Michigan State University (USA):
-Jamk (Finland) : nolonger
-Canada: 2 studentsfor spring
-Australia: 2 studentsforJuly 2013
-London: 2 studentsforSept 2013
Pleasenote: the partnerlist is subject to changes!
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, ….
Innovation management 10 EC
Transnational strategy 10 EC
Cross border entrepreneurship 10 EC
Norwegian language course 5 EC
Autumn outdoor life activities 15 EC
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
February 1 2013
Writeyourmotivation letter a.s.a.p.
and no later than in yourChristmas break!
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
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
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 !
Screening and selection
Why & How
Motivation Letter (max 5)
Advice Study Coach (1)
Print Progress (3) Check if complete!
LanguageSkills (2) ifapplicable
Overal impressionapplication (1)
Yourapplicationgets a mark.
Students with the highestmarks
are the first to benominated to
(applicable in case more students
applyfor a universitythan we
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:
Youpayyournormaltuition fee to Stenden, not to the partner university!
Othercostswilldiffer per country:
Costsforhousing / living / insurance
Costsforstudymaterials / fieldtrips
Costsfor visa / residence permit / vaccination (ifapplicable)
Someuniversitiesgive a financialoverviewon
Erasmus: For studentswho go on a European exchange
More studentsthan Erasmus grants? Selection!+/- 200,- euro per month
Check Nuffic: www.wilweg.nl
Grantsforstudyingabroadaftergraduation: check: www.vsbfonds.nl(Dutch nationality)
The world is a book and thosewhodon’t travel
readonly a page! (StAugustine)