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STP | Summer in Budapest: Postgraduate Business Program (ESSCA)
Budapest, Hungary (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Winter
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Restrictions: RMIT applicants only
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Term Year Deadline Decision Date Approx. Host Institution Start Date Approx. Host Institution End Date
Winter 2019 17/03/2019 17/03/2019 13/06/2019 14/07/2019
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Key Experience Criteria
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RMIT College (AUS)/School (VTN): Business (BUS) RMIT School: Graduate School of Business and Law
Study level: Postgraduate
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Minimum GPA:
2.0
Program type: Global Winter Programs
About your Experience
About your Experience
Budapest
Program details
  • Host institution: ESSCA Graduate School of Management
  • Program dates: 17 June – 14 July 2019
  • Availability: 8 exchange places per course pairing option TBC
An intensive 4 week program designed for Postgraduate students including course work, company visits and field work, hosted at ESSCA’s campus in beautiful Budapest.
See here for more information about the program, including its industry visits.
This short-term program will be particularly attractive to RMIT MBA students, running during the winter mid-semester break, this will allow students to complete one or two courses outside the main semesters.

Eligibility
  • RMIT postgraduate students per option (see below)
  • GPA of 2.0 required
Academic / course details at ESSCA
Students have to choose one of two course pairing options:
Option 1:
Human Centered Management and Leadership 6 ECTS
Economic and Business Opportunities between Europe and Asia 6 ECTS
Option 2:
International Marketing and Logistics 6 ECTS
Self Leadership (Personal and Role development) 6 ECTS
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.
  • The exact credit will need to be discussed with your RMIT Academic Area. You will need to complete a study plan as part of your application as per the application process below.
  • 12 ECTS credits, (45 hours/6 ECTS for each course) can be approved for up to 24 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
Tuition fees
These continue to be paid to RMIT (under current fee arrangement e.g. HECS-HELP etc)
  • Fees will be charged in line with the amount of credit approved. Expect to pay the same for a 12 credit point course as you would here
  • See more information about RMIT fees here
Program costs
These are costs charged by the host uni for any associated costs like field trips, university social events etc
 
Living and travel expenses
Everything else! Travel and day-to-day costs varies depending on the country and how much you want to see / do.
  • Accommodation (approx. 500€)
  • Flights
  • Host country visa (if applicable)
  • Personal expenditure
  • See this website for a comparison about the cost of living at your destination
** 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 is not provided, but ESSCA provide help in searching for accommodation.

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 17 March 2019
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 10 April 2019

Funding
For Winter 2019 the following grants are available:
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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 Experience Advisor (Short-Term programs)
Email: global.shortprogram@rmit.edu.au
Phone: +61 3 9925 9980
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