Short Term Exchange - Berlin School of Economics & Law (July)
With approximately 10,000 students, the Berlin School of Economics and Law (BSEL) is one of the largest institutions of higher education in Germany’s capital city. The BSEL is distinguished by a clear focus on providing academic education strongly linked to real world skills, an intensive and diverse program of research, high quality standards and a strong international approach.When participating in the summer program students will gain credit towards their Macquarie award program while expanding their understanding of business and economics in Europe. The program offers the opportunity to study with students from around the world and gain a cultural appreciation of Germany and Berlin.
Country: Germany, Europe
Program Dates: 2 July 2017-22 July 2017
Application Deadline: 26th February, 2017
Type of program: Short term
Length of Program: 1 month
Language of Instruction: English
Accommodation: Accommodation is guaranteed for all participants in the program. The Berlin School of Economics and Law does not have on-campus housing and has therefore arranged appropriate off-campus housing for students for the duration of the programs. Students will be assigned to double-rooms and will have a room-mate. Breakfast is included in the accommodation.
Course Details: The course, Markets and Management in Europe, has been pre-approved by the Faculty of Business and Economics to be equivalent to 3cp of Unspecified BBA 300 Level at Macquarie University. Students will be enrolled into this as elective BBA 300 level credit while they are away. For more information please refer to this website.
Academic Advice: All students looking to apply for a program should seek Academic Advice with the relevant Department or Faculty.
To be eligible for this program, you must meet the following criteria:
- Enrolled into an undergraduate degree at Macquarie University,
- A cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher,
- Completion of at least 18cp at the time of application,
- Enough credit points remaining to complete the program,
- Elective space within degree to take the designated unit.
- Comply with the eligibility criteria outlined in the Student Exchange Policy.
How to apply
Applicants must complete an online Application form. You'll need to include:
Your personal details, One University preference, It should take around 2 - 3 minutes to complete an application.
Application Fee and Payment Options: For all exchange programs (semester and short term), there is a compulsory application fee. For more information and payment options please refer to the Cost and Funding Website.
Logistics Fees: Return airfare and any additional leisure travel undertaken.
Insurance: It is a requirement of the exchange program that all students must purchase their own travel insurance to cover them for the duration of their entire journey overseas. More information will be given to students upon acceptance.
Program Costs: You remain enrolled at Macquarie University and continue to pay your tuition fees to Macquarie University. As an exchange student you pay no tuition fees to host university. However, you must also always be prepared for unexpected expenses, and should consider how you will be dealing with the expenses of your exchange before you leave your home country. Prior to departure, you will need to save sufficient funds to cover all of your expenses for the duration of your exchange. Some costs to consider include: airfares, students visa (if required), travel health insurance, accommodation, food, additional travel, entertainment, textbooks, incidental expense. If you wish to work while you are away, it is important to note that work rights for international students vary from country to country. For further information about your visa restrictions please contact the consulate or embassy of your host country.
*Disclaimer: Macquarie University does not ensure the quality or reputation of activities run externally, should students choose to undertake these activities they take on the full risk and responsibility. All students need to undertake their own risk assessment before departure, considering wisely their personal health and safety risks. Ultimately participation in these activities is at the students’ risk.
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Students will gain credit towards their Macquarie award program while expanding their understanding of business and economics in Europe. The program offers the opportunity to study with students from around the world and gain a cultural appreciation of Germany and Berlin.
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Society, history and languages
Has a GPA requirement
Macquarie, Undergraduate, German studies, Short term, Berlin, Germany
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