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Application Guide 2014

5Dec2013

EachyearinDecembertheOfficeofInternationalStudentAffairs(BIS)willannouncethenumber
ofplacesavailableforasummerprogrammeataselectionofuniversitiesintheGlobalExchange
Programme,alsoknownastheGlobalSummerProgramme.

IfyouareenrolledasafulltimestudentattheUniversityofAmsterdam(UvA),youdonothaveto
paytuitionfortheseprogrammes.However,youwillberequiredtopayforyouraccommodation,
travelandlivingexpenses,and(ifapplicable)forthecostsofastudentvisa.Foracoupleof
programmes,accommodationispartofandthereforecoveredbytuition.

Thisisthe(final)overviewofsummerdestinations.TheapplicationdeadlinefortheGlobal
SummerProgrammeis28February2014.Aninformationsessionwillbeorganisedon5February
2014(15.3016.30)attheService&InformationCentre,Binnengasthuisstraat9.

In2014thefollowinguniversitiesareincludedintheGlobalSummerProgramme.Thedeadlinefor
applyingfortheseprogrammesis28February2014(before5PM):

Country
University
Chance*
Australia,Sydney
UniversityofNewSouthWales
Fair
Canada,Toronto
UniversityofToronto
Fair
Canada,Montreal
McGillUniversity
Fair
Canada,Montreal
HECMontral
Good
China,Beijing
PekingUniversity
Good
China,NingBo
UniversityofNottinghamNingBo
Excellent
China,Shanhai
FudanUniversity
Good
China,Xiamen
XiamenUniversity
Excellent
Israel,Jerusalem
HebrewUniversityofJerusalem
Good
Japan,Tokyo
WasedaUniversity
Good
Malaysia,KualaLumpur
UniversityofNottinghamMalaysia
Fair
Mexico,Puebla
UniversidaddelasAmricasPuebla
Excellent
Peru,Lima
UniversidaddelPacfico
Excellent
Singapore
NationalUniversityofSingapore
Fair
SouthAfrica,Stellenbosch StellenboschUniversity
Fair
SouthKorea,Seoul
KoreaUniversity
Good
USA,Bozeman
MontanaStateUniversity
Fair
USA,Manhattan
HunterCollege
Fair

* Thechanceofplacementisbaseduponthepercentageofstudentswhowerenominatedforanexchange
forthedesignatedpartneruniversityafterthesamedeadlineofthepreviousyear:lessthan25%(limited),
lessthan50%(fair),morethan50%(good),morethan75%(excellent).

Attheendofthisbrochureyouwillfindthegeneralconditionsandapplicationprocedure
neededtoapplyfortheGlobalSummerProgramme.

5Dec2013

Universitas 21 Summer School,


University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
2 17 July 2014

TheU21SummerSchool2014willbeorganisedbytheUniversityofNewSouthWales,Sydney.It
willengagestudentsfromaroundtheworldinoneofthegreatestcitiesoftheworldSydney.
Consistentlyrankedinthetop10ofmostliveablecitieslists,Sydneyprovidesaterrificbasefor
studentsfromaroundtheworldtoexploreoneofthemostpressingissuesofourtime.
Thethemefortheprogramwillbe:ShapingtheFutureCity.

Typeofstudent:bachelor

Prerequisite:completed60ECTSbeforethestartoftheprogramme
Courseloads:setprogramme(nocreditbearingprogramme,studentsreceiveacertificate)
Numberofspots:5
Costs:travelandlivingexpenses(accommodation,breakfastandluncheachday,
WelcomeandFarewelldinersareincluded).

www.international.unsw.edu.au/futurecity

5Dec2013

Summer Semester,
University of Toronto, Canada
Mid-May End-June 2014 (session F)
Early July Mid-August 2014 (session S)

ThesummerprogrammeofUniversityofTorontohostsabout11.000studentsandconsistsoftwo
possiblesessions(7weeks).Studentcanonlychoosecoursesfromthecourseofferingsofthe
downtownArts&SciencesFaculty,St.GeorgeCampus.Studentsareabletoapplyforoncampus
housingthroughtheuniversity.Formoreinformationpleasecheckthewebsitebelow.

Typeofstudent:bachelorormaster
Prerequisite:completed90ECTSbeforethestartoftheprogramme(forfollowingmaster
coursesstudentsneedacompletedbachelorsdegreeinthesamediscipline)
Numberofspots:2
Courseload:maximum1course(0,5Torontocredits=6ECTS)
Costs:accommodation,travelandlivingexpenses

Courses:availabletostudentsinFebruary2014

Programme:http://www.isprogram.utoronto.ca/index.php/home/indexx/C19/top

5Dec2013

Summer Studies,
McGill University, Montral, Canada
June Session or July Session

StudyingatMcGillduringthesummerallowsyoutotakeadvantageofeverythingMontrealhasto
offer.McGillisrightintheheartofoneofNorthAmerica'smostappealingandcosmopolitancities.
Montrealislively,sophisticated,fun,andaffordable.AsanEnglishlanguageuniversity,McGillis
perfectlysituatedtoofferyoumanyopportunitiestoexploretheFrenchlanguageandQuebecculture.

Typeofstudent:bachelorormaster
Prerequisite:completed90ECTSbeforethestartoftheprogramme
Numberofspots:2
Courseload:maximum1course(3credits=6ECTS)
Costs:accommodation,travelandlivingexpenses

Courses:availabletostudentsinFebruary2014

http://www.mcgill.ca/summer/welcome/power

5Dec2013

Business French Summer School


HEC Montral, Canada
4 August 22 August 2014

HECMontralistheonlygraduateschoolofmanagementinNorthAmericatoofferaBusiness
FrenchSummerSchoolon4levels(fromabsolutebeginnertointermediate/advanced).Geared
towardsnotonlystudentsbutalsoprofessionals.

Typeofstudent:bachelorormaster
Prerequisite:completed90ECTSbeforethestartoftheprogramme
Numberofspots:2
Courseload:1course(3credits=6ECTS)
Costs:accommodation,travelandlivingexpenses

Courses:http://francaisaffairesimmersion.hec.ca/en/program/

http://francaisaffairesimmersion.hec.ca/en/

5Dec2013

Summer School
Peking University, China
8 July 2 August 2014

PekingUniversitySummerSchoolInternationalProgramofferscontentcoursesrelatedtoChinas
culture,literature,history,politics,economyandmanagement,aswellasissuesofglobalconcern.
AllcourseswillbetaughtinEnglishbyprominentprofessorsatPekingUniversityanditspartner
universities.StudentswillreceiveanofficialtranscriptfromPekingUniversityuponcompletionof
theprogram.
Typeofstudent:bachelor
Prerequisite:completed90ECTSbeforethestartoftheprogramme
Courseload:2coursesplusanoptionalChineseLanguageCourse(4PKUcredits=5ECTS)
Numberofspots:2
Costs:travel,visaandlivingexpenses(visitstoseveralhistoricalandculturalattractionsof
Beijingareincluded)

http://summer.studyatpku.com/o.1.html

5Dec2013

Summer School
University of Nottingham - Ningbo, China
21 June 5 July 2014

TheUniversityofNottinghamhasitsowncampusinChina,locatedinNingbo(2hourssouthof
Shanghai).ItisaChineseuniversitywithanEnglishatmosphere.Thetwoweeksummerprogram
offerstwoprogrammesofwhichonecanbefollowed(seebelow).Severalculturalexcursions
(Hangzhou,Shanghai,andSuzhou)arepartofthisprogramme.Formoreinformationpleasecheck
thewebsitebelow.

1. EnglishinChinaToday
2. UnderstandingtheRiseofChina

Typeofstudent:bachelor
Prerequisite:completed60ECTSbeforethestartoftheprogramme
Courseload:setprogramme(nocreditbearingprogramme,studentsreceiveacertificate)
Numberofspots:2
Costs:travel,visaandlivingexpenses(excursionsareincluded)

http://www.nottingham.edu.cn/en/international/exchanges/internationalsummer
school/index.aspx

5Dec2013

International Summer Session


Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Early-June Mid-July 2014

FudanUniversityisoneoftheoldestandmostselectiveuniversitiesinChinawithfourcampusesin
Shanghai.Thefiveweeksummersessionoffersstudentstheopportunitytochoosetwocontent
coursesfromfourdisciplines:ChineseSocietyandPolitics,ChineseHistoryandCulture,Chinese
BusinessandEconomy,andChineseLanguage.AdditionallanguagecoursesinMandarinare
optional,andtheprogrammeincludeshistoricalandculturalvisits.Formoreinformationplease
checkthewebsitebelow.

Typeofstudent:bachelor
Prerequisite:completed90ECTSbeforethestartoftheprogramme
Courseload:twocontentcourses(2Fudancredits=6ECTS)
Numberofspots:2
Costs:travel,visaandlivingexpenses

http://www.fudan.edu.cn/download/2013shuqi.pdf(2013version)
http://iso.fudan.edu.cn/fiss_3s/fiss_notipad.htm

5Dec2013

Summer Programme
Xiamen University, China

30 June 25 July 2014

XiamenUniversityoffersanannualshorttermintensivesummerschoolthatmainlyconsistof
lectures,presentations,culturalsessionsandfieldtripstoculturalandhistoricplaces.Althoughthe
programmesstillhastobefinalized,itwilloffercoursesinthesimilaracademicfieldsasin2013:
ChineseLanguageandCulture,EmergingEnvironmentalProblemsandRiskAssessment,Economics
andFinance,andInternationalLaw.Formoreinformationpleasecheckthewebsitebelowand
downloadtheir2013brochure.

Typeofstudent:bachelor
Prerequisite:completed60ECTSbeforethestartoftheprogramme
Courseload:setprogramme(nocreditbearingprogramme,studentsreceiveacertificate)
Numberofspots:3
Costs:travel,visaandlivingexpenses

Brochure
http://zsb.xmu.edu.cn/download/Summer%20Programs,%20Xiamen%20University%202013.pdf

5Dec2013

Summer Ulpan
Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Jerusalem Ulpan: 24 June 27 July 2014


Scopus Ulpan: 7 28 August 2014
Undergraduate Summer Ulpan: 2 23 September 2014
Summer Ulpan: 7 August 23 September 2014

EachyearHebrewUniversityofJerusalemoffersaHebrewlanguageprogrammeforinternational
students;theUlpan.TheyofferfourprogrammesonecanchoosefrominthelevelsAlephto
Dalet.Formoreinformationpleasecheckthewebsitebelow.

Typeofstudent:bachelor
Prerequisite:completed60ECTSbeforethestartoftheprogramme
Courseload:setlanguageprogramme(nocreditbearingprogramme,studentsreceivea
certificate)
Numberofspots:3
Costs:accommodation,travelandlivingexpenses

http://overseas.huji.ac.il/hebrewsummer

5Dec2013

Summer Session
Waseda University, Japan

21 June 18 July 2014

LocatedinTokyo,WasedaUniversitywilloffera4weeksummersessionforhighlymotivated
internationalstudentsandWasedastudentsattheundergraduatelevel.Youcantakepartin
courseswhichofferawideaspectofculture,history,business,politics,andsocietyinthecontext
ofJapanandAsia.ThecoursesaretaughtinEnglishbyexperiencedfacultymembersfrom
Wasedaandvisitingprofessorsfromourpartnerinstitutionsabroad.Japaneseclassesare
optional.

Typeofstudent:bachelor
Prerequisite:completed90ECTSbeforethestartoftheprogramme
Courseloads:maximum2courses(4Wasedacredits=7,5ECTS)
Numberofspots:2
Costs:accommodation,travelandlivingexpenses

Courses:availabletostudentsinJanuary2014

www.wasedasummer.com

5Dec2013

Summer School
University of Nottingham Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
16 August 30 August 2014

TheUniversityofNottinghamhasitsowncampusinMalaysia,basedinSemenyih(30kmsouthof
KualaLumpur).Itisabeautifulselfcontained,selfsufficientcampusvillagesituatedonanattractive
125acresite.ItisaMalaysianuniversitywithanEnglishatmosphere.Thetwoweeksummer
programoffersthreeprogrammesofwhichonecanbefollowed(seebelow).Asidefromthecore
courseofferingsculturalactivitiesandvisitswillalsomakeupanintegralpartofyoursummerschool
experience.Formoreinformationpleasecheckthewebsitebelow.

1. Politics,Culture&theMediainSouthEastAsia
2. DoingBusinessinAsia
PleasenotethatthecourseBeginningCreativeWritingwillnotbepossible

Typeofstudent:bachelor
Prerequisite:completed60ECTSbeforethestartoftheprogramme
Courseload:setprogramme(nocreditbearingprogramme,studentsreceiveacertificate)
Numberofspots:2
Costs:travel,visaandlivingexpenses(excursionsareincluded)

http://www.nottingham.edu.cn/en/international/exchanges/internationalsummer
school/index.aspx

5Dec2013

Summer School
Universidad de las Amricas Puebla, Mexico

Session 1:
Summer Academic Program:
26 May 24 June 2014

LocatedinCholula,UniversidaddelasAmricasPueblaisoneofthemostbeautifuluniversitiesin
Mexico.UDLAPisintegratedbyamulticulturalcommunitythatprovidesinternationalstudentswith
manyoncampusactivitiesincludingsportstournaments,studentassociations,culturallife,student
recreationalactivitiesandworkshops.TheSummerProgramsarespeciallydesignedforstudentswho
wanttoexperienceanddiscoverMexicowhileearningacademiccredits.AtULAPyoucanchoosefor
theSummerAcademicProgram,aninterdisciplinaryprograminBusiness&Economics,Social
SciencesorArt&Humanities.

Typeofstudent:bachelor
Prerequisite:completed90ECTSbeforethestartoftheprogramme
Courseloads:maximum2courses(total6ECTS)
Numberofspots:2
Costs:travelandlivingexpenses

www.udlap.mx

http://www.udlap.mx/internacional/studyabroad/

5Dec2013

Summer Program,
Universidad del Pacfico, Lima, Peru
3 June 7 July 2014
TheSummerProgramsofUniversidaddelPacficoinLimalast4weeksandstudentscanchoosefrom
coursestaughtinSpanishandEnglish.Coursesareaddressedtoundergraduatestudentsandstudents
interested to learn more about business and culture in LatinAmerica and Peru. Courses are given in
Spanishand/orEnglish.

Typeofstudent:bachelor/master
Prerequisite:completed90ECTSbeforethestartoftheprogramme
Courseloads:2or3courses(6or9credits=9or13ECTS)
Numberofspots:2
Costs:travelandlivingexpenses

http://www.up.edu.pe/international/programs.aspx?program=SummerinLima

5Dec2013

FASS Track Asia


National University of Singapore
23 June 25 July 2014

Thisisabrandnewexcitingsummerschoolprogrammewhereyouwillgettominglewith
internationalstudentsfromallovertheworldaswellasfellowNUSstudents.Thereisachoiceof16
modulesfromtheAsianStudies,PoliticalScience,Sociology,EconomicsDepartmentsandCentreof
LanguageStudies,aswellasamodulefromtheFacultyofScience.Youwillalsogetachancetogoon
afieldtripinoneoftheSoutheastAsiancountrieswhereyouwillbeledbylecturerswellversedin
theregion;andhaveanindepthexplorationofathemeortopicinthatcountry.Youwillbeliving,
studyingandtravellingwithoneanother.

Typeofstudent:bachelor
Prerequisite:completed90ECTSbeforethestartoftheprogramme
Courseloads:2courses(8credits=12ECTS)
Numberofspots:2
Costs:accommodation,fieldtrip,travelandlivingexpenses

http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/intl/underGradOverseasEdu.html

5Dec2013

IPSU Summer School,


Stellenbosch University, South Africa

13 June 18 July 2014

StellenboschUniversityinvitesyoutospendfourtofiveweeksofyoursummer(theirwinter)inoneof
themostbeautifulregionsoftheworld,whileyoulearnaboutlifeinpostApartheidSouthAfricaand
experiencetherichanddiversecultureoftheWesternCape.Theyofferawellbalancedacademic
programmecombiningtheoryandpracticeinanorganicmanner.Thesocialprogrammeisalso
designedinsuchamannerthatitsupportstheacademicprogrammeandprovidesanintroductionto
theculturaldiversityofStellenboschandtheWesternCape.

Typeofstudent:bachelor
Prerequisite:completed90ECTSbeforethestartoftheprogramme
Period:13June18July2012
Courseload:3courses(12ECTS)
Numberofspots:2
Costs:visa,accommodation,travelandlivingexpenses

Courses:http://www0.sun.ac.za/summerschools/ipsu/wpcontent/uploads/2013/11/General4
WeekProgramme_1Nov2014.pdf

www.sun.ac.za/summerschools

5Dec2013

International Summer Campus,


Korea University, Seoul, South Korea

30 June 7 August 2014

DuringthesixweeksofKoreaUniversitysummerschoolstudentstakepartinclassesin:Economics
andBusiness,Humanities,SociologyandCulturalStudies,FineArt/Design,Science,Law,Politics&
InternationalRelations,KoreanandEastAsianStudies,KoreanLanguage.Studentsmaychooseto
liveoncampusintheInternationalHouseofarrangeoffcampushousing.Formoreinformation
pleasecheckthewebsitebelow.

Typeofstudent:bachelor
Prerequisite:completed90ECTSbeforethestartoftheprogramme
Period:2July9August2012
Courseload:23courses(3creditspercourse=7,5ECTS)
Numberofspots:4
Costs:visa,accommodation,travelandlivingexpenses

http://isc.korea.ac.kr/v4/src/program/course.php

5Dec2013

Summer Courses
Montana State University, Bozeman, USA

12 May 20 June 2014 (Session 1)


23 June 1 August 2014 (Session 2)

AtMontanaStateUniversitythesummerprogrammeconsistsoftwosessions.Studentscanchoose
tofollowcoursesinawiderangeofdisciplines.UvAstudentsareabletofollowonecourseper
session.MontanaStateUniversityoffersstudenttheoptiontoliveoncampus.Formoreinformation
pleasecheckthewebsitebelow.

Typeofstudent:bachelor/master
Prerequisite:completed90ECTSbeforethestartoftheprogramme(forfollowingmaster
coursesstudentsneedacompletedbachelorsdegreeinthesamediscipline)
Numberofspots:2
Courseload:maximumof1coursepersession(3UScredits=6ECTS)
Costs:visa,accommodation,travelandlivingexpenses

http://www.montana.edu/summer/

5Dec2013

Summer courses at Hunter College, New York, USA

Session 1: 5, 6 or 8 weeks from Early-June till Mid-August 2014


Session 2: 5 weeks from Mid-July Mid-August 2012

ThesummerschoolofHuntercollegeiscomprisedoftwoseparateblocksthatoffercoursesinthe
followingfields:Africana&PuertoRican/LatinoStudies,AsianAmericanStudies,Astronomy,
BiologicalSciences,Chemistry,ClassicalCulture,ComparativeLiterature,Economics*,Education,
English*,FilmStudies,Geography,HealthSciences,History,LatinAmericanandCaribbeanStudies,
Mathematics,MediaStudies,Physics,Psychology*,ReligionStudies,Sociology*,Statistics,Theatre
Studies,UrbanAffairsandPlanning,WomenandGenderStudies.HunterCollegeofferstheoptionof
oncampushousinginManhattan.Formoreinformationpleasecheckthewebsitebelow.

*programmeswithanasteriskofferawiderangeincourses

Typeofstudent:bachelor
Prerequisite:completed90ECTSbeforethestartoftheprogramme
Courseload:maximumof1course(3credits=6ECTS)
Numberofstudents:4
Costs:accommodation,travelandlivingexpenses

www.hunter.cuny.edu/summer/info

5Dec2013

Ifyouareinterestedinoneortwoofthesummerprogrammes,pleasemakesureyoumeetthe
followingconditions,gathertheadditionaldocumentationandcompletetheapplicationform.
PleasealsochecktheChanceofPlacement(thisdocumentonpage2).

General conditions:

FulltimeenrolmentattheUvA.
No(previous)participationinanexchangeprogramme;studentswhoarenominatedforan
ErasmusorGlobalexchangeprogrammeandstudentswhopreviouslyparticipatedinan
ErasmusorGlobalexchangeprogrammewillnotbeconsideredforaGlobalSummer
Programme.
Prospectivecoursesshouldfitwithinyourcurrentstudyprogramme.
CreditsshouldcounttowardsyourUvAdegree(onlyforcreditbearingprogrammes).
Ifyoumeettheprerequisitesofthedesignatedprogramme,youareabletoapplyfortwo
programmesofyourpreference.
AllpartsoftheapplicationshouldbeinEnglish.

Please submit the following application documents to the information desk of the Service
and Information Centre before 5:00 PM on 28 February 2014:

Completedapplicationform(downloadfromthewebsiteaboutGlobalSummerProgramme)
OfficialoriginaluniversitytranscriptinEnglish(cijferlijst).Thiscanberequestedfromthe
educationdesk(onderwijsbalie)ofyourstudyprogramme.
Copyofuniversitybachelordiploma(onlyifyouwishtotakemastercourses)
Recentphotowithnameonthereverseside