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1 Student Exchange Programme E-mail: Outgoing Exchange: Hege Jordheim Hanne Framnes

2 What we offer? One semester abroad –Student Exchange: 3rd semester One year abroad –Double Degree Programme: 2nd year More than 160* partners in 40 countries The universities are approved by BI Exchange at the Master level is based on high academic standards and relevance. It is important to ensure that you apply for institutions that offer courses at the right level in order to have the courses approved by the Associate Dean. *Not applicable for all programmes, due to courses or academic calendar

3 North and South America 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 Mexico, Chile, Peru Language barrier Fascinating culture Adventurous Speak spanish? – great possibilities

4 Europe Endless possibilities Erasmus scholarship Important trading partners Exciting history and culture The Nordic Countries International environment Great networking possibilities Good job opportunities Erasmus or Norek

5 Asia Completely different culture Far away New impulses Rapidly becoming a more important trading partner Australia and New Zealand Popular destination Few places, many applicants Exciting, but consider alternative destinations

6 Why Exchange? International experience International network Improved language skills Cultural experience New academic impulses So cial experience Makes you unique Friends for life

7 Double Degree Programme MSc in Business and Economics, majors in finance and economics and MSc in Financial Economics - University of Amsterdam, University of Ljubljana, University Pompeu Fabra MSc in Business and Economics, major in strategy -University of Groningen MSc in Strategic Marketing Management -University of Groningen MSc in Leadership and Organizational Psychology - University of Tilburg Recommended GPA: B

8 Costs & Scholarship You pay tuition to BI Loan and scholarship in Lånekassen (if eligible) Language scholarship ( NOK 15 500) –Nb! Not if courses are conducted in English Other scholarships: Erasmus and Norek Ruhrgas: Business and Economics, Germany (deadline 17 February)

9 Admission requirements - for the Exchange Programme GPA average “good C” or better, no pending subjects (30 ECTS) Satisfactory skills in foreign language Letter of motivation (in English) CV (in English) Interview for certain destinations Decision is based on an overall evaluation!

10 Application process A two-step process: 1. Apply to the IRO –Application deadline:1 February 2010 –Online application form: –List of priorities, letter of motivation and CV –Offer: beginning of March followed by nomination 2. Apply to the host university –Final acceptance

11 Learning Agreement o Course approval: No duplicate courses Right level Relevant according to study programme Workload for MSc students: 18-24 ECTS

12 Learning Agreement Specialisation MSc Programmes: must have all courses approved by the Associate Dean see lists of recommended universities (guidelines only!) MSc in Business and Economics: free elective courses directly to the International Relations Office Electives only, major courses in special cases, but never guaranteed.

13 Student Exchange Programme Challenge yourself! Apply for Student Exchange Deadline: 1 February 2010 (If offered a place, please note 23 March for Study Abroad Meeting)

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