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STP | Winter in Norway (Bergen Psychology Program)
Bergen, Norway (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer
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Exchange Program (Semester/Year): scroll to the Program Description to apply.

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Restrictions: RMIT applicants only
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Dates / Deadlines:
Exchange Program (Semester/Year) applicants: Scroll down to the Program Description to view exchange application deadlines.

All other programs: There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
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RMIT College (AUS)/School (VTN): Any compatible discipline Study level: Undergraduate
Program type: Global Summer Programs
About your Experience
About your Experience
Bergen Snow
EXTENDED DEADLINE! 7 OCTOBER 2018
Program
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  • Host institution: University of Bergen
  • Program dates: 3 January - 10 February 2019 
  • Availability: 5 RMIT students
The University of Bergen has a renowned six week psychology program and offers a number of psychology units taught in English available to RMIT students over the summer. Students will undertake two psychology classes and extracurricular activities organised by the Student Council (PSU) Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Norway. The University of Bergen provides an introductory program and meeting at the Faculty of Psychology with the Vice Dean for Education, administrative staff and students.
See here for more information about the program

This short-term program will be particularly attractive to RMIT Psychology students running during the Melbourne summer semester break, this will allow students to gain credit outside the main semesters.

Eligibility
  • Students should be at the end of their second year to gain the most from this experience.
  • Open to students in the following RMIT programs:
    • BP112 Social Science (Psychology)
    • BP154 Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology)
    • BP295 Bachelor of Criminology and Psychology
Academic / course details at Bergen
Students must study:
Plus one elective course of their choosing:
Students must complete 9ECTS in order to be eligible for 12 RMIT credit points

Note: course offerings may be subject to change at the partner.

Academic credit at RMIT
This is an opportunity for you to gain credit for your degree during the RMIT mid-semester break.
  • You will need to complete a study plan as part of your application as per the application process below.
  • Students must study 9 Bergen ECTS to be awarded 12 RMIT credit points
NOTE: this program is part of a reciprocal exchange agreement; if selected you will enrol into a EXTL placeholder course for which you will pay tuition fees to RMIT.

Program cost
Costs to consider (but not limited to):
  • RMIT tuition fee
  • Flights
  • Host country visa (if applicable)
  • Accommodation (see details below)
  • Personal expenditure
** Travel insurance:
Students on approved overseas activities receive complimentary travel insurance (policy number: 41443), although you may require additional cover depending on your circumstances. 
For more detailed information, please refer here
 
Accommodation
Students will be accommodated at the Fantoft Student Hostel for the duration of the program. Students will need to apply for accommodation once they've been nominated to University of Bergen (see Application and Selection below).
The cost is approx $AU1200. More important information about housing can be found here.

Application and selection process
STEP 1: Discuss this opportunity with your RMIT School / Program Manager (you will need one available elective) and seek study plan approval (See here for more information about seeking study plan approval.)
STEP 2: Apply via Mobi by clicking the ‘Apply now’ button above by 7 October 2018 (extended deadline!)
Your application must include:
  1. A statement of purpose about why you want to participate in this program and how it will benefit you personally and academically.
  2. Academic Approval: your RMIT School-approved study plan.
STEP 3: Successful applicants will then be nominated to the host institution
STEP 4: If nominated, you will then be contacted by Global Experiences, who will advise you about the next stage of your application. You will need to complete an application to the host institution by 15 October 2018.

Funding
For Summer 2018/9 the following grants are available:
  • $1000 Mobility Grants available!
There may be alternative ways to fund your trip. Please check the Scholarships website and Global Experience website for funding options.

RMIT contact
Philippa Scott
Global Mobility Advisor (Short-Term programs)
Email: global.shortprogram@rmit.edu.au 
Phone: +61 3 9925 9980
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Exchange Program (Semester/Year): scroll to the Program Description to apply.

All Other Programs: once application cycle opens, use the "Apply Now" button that will appear in this section.