Presentation on theme: "Student Exchange Programme A competitive and challenging programme !"— Presentation transcript:
Student Exchange Programme A competitive and challenging programme !
Student Exchange Opportunity to take the 5th semester at one of BI’s partner universities More than 160 * partners in 40 countries Quality assurance of universities by BI Diploma from BI with an international twist * Not all are applicable due to courses and semester structure
Why Exchange? International experience International network Improved language skills Cultural experience New academic impulses Social experience Makes you unique International network
North America Vancouver Toronto Florida Austin Michigan USA Acknowledged universities Few places, high interest Time consuming application and visa process Canada Acknowledged universities Some more places No visa required for Norwegian Students Montreal Texas Newfoundland Quebec
Europe Lithuaina Poland Germany France Belgium Italy England Slovenia Switzerland Hungary Endless possibilities Erasmus Scholarship Important trading partners Exciting history and culture Irland Nederland Portugal Spain Greece RomaniaRussia Turkey Estonia The Netherlands
The Nordic Countries Finland International environment Great networking possibilities Good job opportunities Denmark Sweden Island
Asia Completely different culture and many new impulses Rapidly becoming a more important trading partner China Japan Thailand South-Korea Taiwan Kazakhstan
Australia and New Zealand Popular destination Few places, many applicants Exciting, but consider alternative destinations Auckland Melbourne Adelaide Perth Sydney
South-America Mexico Chile Peru Language barrier Fascinating culture Adventurous
Costs and Scholarships You pay ordinary tuition fee to BI Loan and scholarship from Lånekassen (if eligible) Extra language scholarship NOK 16.300 (not if courses are conducted in english) Erasmus or Norek Scholarship
Acceptance criterias Recommended GPA: C or better, no pending subjects Satisfactory skills in foreign language Letter of motivation (in English) CV with photo (in English) Online application form: www.bi.edu/exchange NB! GPA/study progression must be maintained after acceptance.
Application process 1.Submit the application form online by 1st of February. 2.You submit an application directly to your host institution (after IRO has nominated you) 3. Course selection and approval before you leave for exchange
Student Exchange A demanding but unique opportunity If you are motivated and ready for new challenges : - Apply for exchange by 1st of February 2011
Student Exchange Programme www.bi.edu/exchange Library at the International Relations Office Previous Student reports (online) Exchange students at BI The International Relations Office in B3: email@example.com@bi.no, 46410227 Hege.Jordheim@bi.noHege.Jordheim@bi.no, 46410156 Hanne.Framnes@bi.noHanne.Framnes@bi.no, 46410222