Short Term Exchange - Berlin School of Economics & Law (January)

Short Term Exchange - Berlin School of Economics & Law (January)

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:  6 January - 19 January 2019
Application Deadline: 12 September 2018
Type of program
: Short term 
Length of Program: 1 month
Language of Instruction: English
Number of places: 4 tuition-fee waived (exchange) places are available. If additional students are interested, there is a possibility of them going on this program but as fee-paying students.
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. 
Course Details: 2 courses are on offer:  International Business Strategy: The role of Europe in a changing world and Beer and the Brewing Industry: Strategy and Brand Management. Please see attached the MQ equivalencies. 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.
Fees: Exchange students pay their tuition fees at Macquarie University but are required to pay program fees (which include accommodation and social program) at the Berlin School of Economics and Law. In 2019 the program fees are Euro 650.
Study Abroad (fee-paying) students will be required to pay tuition fees and program fees (total of Euro 1200 in 2019) directly to BSEL (without the possibility of transferring their tuition fees on their HECs loan).

Eligibility Criteria

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.

Important notes:

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 Payment 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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Study a Short Term Exchange program in Berlin School of Economics & Law (January) for 1 month, Berlin School of Economics & Law (January) is located in Germany.

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12 September 2017

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