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International Coordinator:
Sabine Hübner-Monien, Ph.D.

 

Office:

Juridicum, R. 065

 

Mail Address:

Adenauer Allee 24-42, 53113 Bonn

Phone: 0228 / 73-9450

Fax: 0228 / 73-99 9188

 

Mail: Auslandskoordination.wiwi[at]uni-bonn.de

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Studying Abroad

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Ways Abroad


Are you interested in studying abroad? The international coordinator supports students of the faculty in planning and preparing their studies with information about

  •  the ERASMUS programme for studies at the European partner universities of the department (currently in Belgium, Denmark, France, Italy, the Netherlands and the Czech Republic)
  •  the direct exchange programme for studies at a partner university of the University of Bonn (for stays abroad in Australia, Japan, Canada and the USA; application and selection via the International Office)
  •  further possibilities for studying at a foreign university of your choice. Financing options include DAAD scholarships, the PROMOS programme, Auslands-BaFöG, or the Fulbright Commission for Studying in the USA.


In addition, students receive information on foreign credits. Students can find out which examiners are responsible, which documents they have to submit, and how their work abroad is credited.

ERASMUS-Program

 

The ERASMUS programme offers German and - since 2010/11 also foreign students - the opportunity to study at an ERASMUS partner university of the faculty of business and economics for a period of 3-12 months. ERASMUS students are exempt from tuition fees at the partner university and receive a mobility grant of approx. 200-400 Euros per month. Further information on the ERASMUS programme can be found here.

Application Deadline

for a stay abroad in the academic year 2020/21 (winter semester 2020/21 and/or summer semester 2021) is the


February 01, 2020
 

Application Requirements

  • enrolment as a fulltime student
  • a period of study at the Univeristy of Bonn of at least one yeaer prior to taking up studies at the partner university
  • good knowledge of the language of instruction

NEW: compulsory language tests before and after the ERASMUS semester to evaluate the acquired language competence. More information here: erasmusplusols.eu/en/

ERASMUS Partners

 

 

Reports of former exchange students can be found in the exchange database of the International Office.

ERASMUS Application

 

Please submit the following application documents to the International Coordination Office (in person in room 0.39 of the Juridicum, by post or in the mailbox of the International Coordination Office in front of the Dean's Office):

  • a letter of motivation (either in German or English) in which you describe both your academic and your personal motivation for studying abroad. You can specify up to three target universities; please justify why you would like to study there for each of the selected universities.
  • a curriculum vitae in table form (either in German or English)
  • a current overview of basic credit points (for Master students: a copy of the Bachelor certificate)
  • Abitur certificate (copy)
  • Proof of English language skills (e.g. Abitur certificate, IAAK language certificate (see below), TOEFL test for CBS, TOEFL or IELTS test or Cambridge Certificates for Toulouse)
  • Proof of knowledge of the language of instruction if it is not English (e.g. DELF, DALF, TCF for Toulouse)
  • Proof of extracurricular activities (if available)

 

Important selection criteria are, on the one hand, the professional achievements of the applicants, which are shown in the Abitur certificate, the overview of credit points and/or the Bachelor's certificate. On the other hand, the motivation for the planned study abroad, the language skills and the extracurricular commitment of the applicants are also taken into account in the selection process. Suitable applicants will be invited for an interview.

A TOEFL test is required for the CBS and the ERASMUS School of Economics in Rotterdam. For all other partner universities, proof of language skills, e.g. a language certificate from the Institute of English, American Studies and Celtic Studies (IAAK), is sufficient.

Further information on "English examinations for studying abroad" and contacts at the IAAK can be found on the pages of the International Office

The form to be brought along (created by the DAAD) can be found here: Form_Language certificate

Erasmus-Internship

 

As part of the EU's ERASMUS programme, the University of Bonn supports study-related internships abroad of 2-12 months in 33 European countries.

  •  financial support: at least 300 -500 € per month (depending on the target country)
  • Application deadline: Please apply to International Coordination approx. 2-3 months before the start of your internship.

Application Documents

Please submit the following application documents to the International Coordination Office (in person in room 0.39 of the Juridicum, by post or in the mailbox of the International Coordination Office in front of the Dean's Office):

  • a letter of motivation (either in German or English) in which you describe your motivation for the internship abroad and its economic relevance.a curriculum vitae in tabular form (either in German or English)
  • a current overview of basic credit points (for Master students: a copy of the Bachelor certificate)
  • Proof of English language skills (e.g. Abitur certificate, TOEFL, IELTS) or knowledge of the language relevant for the internship.


Further information can be found on the pages of the Department of International Affairs under the following link.

 

Special Exchange Programs

 

The School of Business and Economics cooperates with UC Berkeley and ENSAE Paris. The programme is primarily aimed at very good students of the Bachelor's programme who subsequently intend to take up doctoral studies at the Bonn Graduate School of Economics (BGSE).You can find additional information here.

 

Direct exchange and information on other funding opportunities

 

The direct exchange program for study stays at partner universities of the University of Bonn in Australia, Mexico, Canada, USA, Asia and Europe is organized by the International Office. Further information can be found here: Direct Exchange

NEW for Bachelor students: It is possible to participate in the Australian National Internship Program via direct exchange. As part of this program, the Australian National University offers internships with parliament and other government organizations in Australia. Bonn Bachelor students can apply via the direct exchange. The next application deadline is expected to be 14.06.2018. Further information on ANU and the programme can be found here.

The International Office will also advise you on the funding of annual stays by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the financial support in the form of monthly grants and travel grants for semester stays and dissertations abroad through the PROMOS scholarship programme, as well as on the possibility of financing your studies abroad through foreign BAföG. The respective contact persons will be happy to advise you on specific exchange and support programmes.

Further information can be found on the pages of the International Office.

The German-American Fulbright Commission

 

The German-American Fulbright Commission is an organization that awards annual and travel grants for a study stay in the USA.

Information on one-year scholarships (9 months) for graduates of Bachelor's programmes and students of Master's programmes can be found here.

Information on travel grants for German students planning a stay abroad in the USA can be found here.

Forms

 

If you need an English Transcript of Records for the application at a university abroad or in another context, on which your achievements are listed, this can be provided over BASIS.

This applies not only to Transcripts of Records with failed attempts, but also to Transcripts of Records without failed attempts.

The creation of your own listing is no longer necessary.

If you need a stamped version, you can obtain it from the Examination Office or the International Coordinator. You will receive up to five copies.

 

Internship abroad

 

  • The PROMOS scholarship programme also supports study-related internships. Support is provided for self-organised internships outside the ERASMUS countries without remuneration or with a remuneration of less than 500 euros.
  • Non-German BAföG recipients may also be entitled to foreign BAföG support for their study-related internship abroad.
  • The Carlo-Schmid programme for internships in international organisations and EU institutions supports interns with scholarships.
  • AIESEC arranges internships abroad.



Further information can be found at: www.auslandspraktikum.uni-bonn.de

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