Presentation on theme: "International Partners (IP) Mission: to provide high quality learning opportunities that combine rigorous academic work, practical professional experience,"— Presentation transcript:
International Partners (IP) Mission: to provide high quality learning opportunities that combine rigorous academic work, practical professional experience, and daily immersion in another culture.
European Partners must meet the following criteria: • Fully accredited by their national government • Offer degrees equivalent to the U.S. Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science • Provide student access to European government or private aid • Subscribe to ECTS (European Community Credit Transfer System) • Be eligible for the Erasmus educational exchange program • Administer consistent, personalized international study programs Current Norwegian Partners: Akershus University College Bergen University College Bodø Regional University in Bodø Diakonhjemmet College in Oslo Harstad University College Molde University College Norwegian Teacher Academy in Bergen, Norway Oslo University College Sogn og Fjordane University College in Sogndal, Norway Sør Trøndelag University College in Trondheim, Norway Tromsø University College Rogaland College near Stavanger, Norway Østfold University College in Halden, Norway Volda University College
Advantages for European Students • Pre-approved courses/full credit toward degree • Efficient application/registration process • Excellent teachers and small class size (average 18) • Financial aid: Generous scholarships and paid on-campus jobs • Internships, fieldwork, student teaching • Free tutoring and study skills assistance • Personalized international student services
Advantages for Augsburg Students Credits automatically apply to Augsburg degree Wide range of academic courses Classes taught in English Outstanding European faculty Intensive language options Individualized study programs Professional experience abroad:Student teaching Fieldwork Internships Variety of geographic locations; host families an option Expert pre-departure planning and assistance Variable program length: 10 days to one year Financially feasible