Presentation on theme: "Student Exchange Programme Exchange – A Unique Opportunity!"— Presentation transcript:
Student Exchange Programme Exchange – A Unique Opportunity!
Exchange with BI One semester abroad During bachelor and/or Master Student Exchange: 5 th or 6 th semester Almost 170* partners in 46 countries All universities are quality assured by BI Transcript with an international profile *Not applicable for all programmes, due to courses, academic calendar etc.
Why Exchange? International experience International network Improved language skills Cultural experience New academic impulses So cial experience Makes you unique Friends for life YOUR personal process! YOUR research! We give you the Framework; possibilities and requirements
Where can you go? North America Acknowledged universities Few places, many applicants South- and Central America Mexico, Chile, Peru Speak Spanish? – great possibilities Europe Erasmus scholarship Important political trading partners The Nordic Countries International environment Erasmus or Norek Asia Rapidly becoming a more important trading partner Australia and New Zealand Few places, many applicants
Admission requirements Minimum grade average: C No pending subjects Applications with ONE pending subject may be considered for exchange within Europe. Some universities have language requirements Interview for certain destinations Decision is based on an overall evaluation!
Costs & Scholarships Tuition fee to BI only Loan and scholarship in Lånekassen (if eligible), see www.lanekassen.no Language scholarship (NOK 16 720) Nb! Not if courses are conducted in English Other scholarships: Erasmus and Norek
Application process 1. Apply to the IRO within February 1st 2012 Online application form: www.bi.edu/exchange List of priorities, letter of motivation and CV Offer: beginning of March followed by nomination 2. Apply to the host university Final acceptance 3. Course approval Learning Agreement – more details later in the process Workload for Bachelor students: 30 ECTS
Student Exchange Programme Challenge yourself! Apply for Student Exchange Deadline: February 1, 2012 Contact information: International Relations Office email@example.com hege.Jordheim@bi.no, 46410156 Exchange fair – January 18, 2012