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STP | Winter in Sweden (Linkoping University)
Linkoping, Sweden (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer
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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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Program type: Global Summer Programs Time of year: Summer
About your Experience
About your Experience
Linkoping Winte r2018
Program details
  • Host institution: Linkoping University
  • Program dates: December 2018, January and February 2019 (see Period info below)
  • Availability: 10+ places available per course
Spend your semester break in snowy Sweden! The Faculty of Arts & Sciences and Faculty of Educational Sciences at Linköping University offer short-term courses in English for exchange students.
Short courses are offered during 3 periods: December-mid January, January and end of January-end of February. Students are welcome to study one, two or all three periods (only one course per period).
This short-term program will be particularly attractive to RMIT students with an elective, running during the Melbourne summer semester break, this will allow students to complete one or two electives or core courses outside the main semesters.

Eligibility
  • All students (undergraduate and postgraduate by coursework)
Academic / course details at Linkoping
See here for the full list of courses. 
Note: course offerings may be subject to change at the partner.

Period 1: 03 December to 18 January (aka Autumn)
Undergraduate courses
Postgraduate courses Period 2: January (09 Jan – 1 Feb)
Undergraduate courses
  • Intensive beginner’s course in Swedish 7.5ECTS
    • This course is intended for students with no previous knowledge of Swedish. It is a four-week course aiming to give students a basic knowledge of Swedish with an emphasis on oral skills.
Period 3: 21 January to 22 February (aka Spring)
Undergraduate courses
Postgraduate courses Academic credit at RMIT
This is an opportunity for you to gain credit for your degree during the RMIT mid-semester break.
  • The exact credit will need to be discussed with your RMIT Program Manager. You will need to complete a study plan as part of your application as per the application process below.
  • 7.5ECTS is usually considered 12 RMIT credit points
NOTE: this program is part of a reciprocal exchange agreement; if selected you will enrol into EXTL placeholder courses for which you will pay tuition fees to RMIT.

Program cost
Costs to consider (but not limited to):
  • Flights
  • RMIT tuition fee
  • Host country visa (if applicable)
  • Accommodation (see 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
Accommodation can be offered in furnished student rooms costing from approx. 3300 SEK/month (approx. $AU500). See here for more information.

Application and selection process
STEP 1: Discuss this opportunity with your RMIT School / Program Manager 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 24 September 2018
Your application must include:
  1. Academic Approval: your RMIT School-approved study plan. (See here for more information about seeking study plan approval.)
  2. A statement of purpose about why you want to participate in this program and how it will benefit you personally and academically.
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 2018/19 the following grants are available:
  • 10 x $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.

Contact
Philippa Scott
Global Experience Advisor (Short-Term Programs)
Email:global.shortprogram@rmit.edu.au 

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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.