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Semester abroad in Africa?

Have you ever thought about going to the global South for a semester abroad? Perhaps even to Africa?
Then the following scholarship from Engagement Global and the Catholic University Eichstätt-Ingolstadt might be interesting:

Dealing with breaches of trust in the management of common property: Developing a guide

From 1 April 2019, half of the six-month project internship will take place in Germany (3 months) and half in Uganda (3 months). You should be interested in the collective and sustainable use of community goods. You will investigate how different communities deal with breaches of trust in the management of common goods in agriculture. The findings are incorporated into a guide for sustainability projects worldwide. An interest in conflict resolution mechanisms is helpful. You should also be fluent in English.

The closing date for applications is 10.1.2019.

Further information see HERE.


Our partner universities are top universities of Latin America

 

Our partner universities are among the best universities in Latin America!

Students of KU can therefore come to three of the most prestigious universities of Latin America without fees via our exchange programms:

1. Pontificia Universidad de Chile (Photo)
2. University of Sao Paulo
3. University of the Andes

There are also cooperations with another 5 universities in the top 10. So let's go to Latin America!

Further information (in Spanish) on the Website of the news magazine Nachrichtenmagazins "Semana".


Travel Scholarships of the Fulbright Commission

Until January 15, 2019, students wishing to study 2019/2020 at a partner university in the United States may apply to the Fulbright Commission for Travel Scholarships.

The scholarships include 2000 Euro, participation in the Berlin Seminar (16-20 March 2019) and admission to the international Fulbright network.

Further information and the possibility to apply can be found on the website of the Fulbright Commission!


Scholarships for studying in Poland

GFPS-Polska will again award the GFPS scholarship for students and doctoral students of all disciplines to study in Poland in the summer semester 2019.

We offer scholarships* for the summer semester 2019: 01.03.2019 - 31.07.2019 e.g. at the universities in Poznań/Posen, Kraków/Krakow, Warszawa/Warsaw, Wrocław/Breslau, Szczecin/Stettin, Opole/Oppeln, Toruń/Thorn, Łódź/Lodsch, Katowice/Kattowitz and others.

* for participation in regular teaching within a course of study in the national language.

The benefits of the scholarship at a state university include enrolment in a Polish-speaking course of study, a monthly scholarship of approx. 1,450 Złoty (approx. 350 euros, subject to funding commitment, from March to July inclusive) and free (compulsory) participation in the GFPS Polska seminar programme during the semester. If possible, all scholarship holders in the offered cities will be personally supervised by local students (so-called GFPS city groups), who will help with finding accommodation, enrolling at the university, integrating into university life and with everyday matters.

More information: www.gfps.org/stipendien/polen-studium/


WINTERSCHOOL FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Discover Entrepreneurship through active methods focusing on Leadership, Creativity and Innovation.  The whole programme is taught in our incubator for start-ups: The Entrepreneurial Garden (TEG).
TEG is a collaborative space described as a real "ecosystem dedicated to Entrepreneurship". More than 40 student projects are supported in our incubator each year, through a structure based on education and research in our incubator. Three free places are available for master students of the WFI.

The deadline is 15.10.2018.

More information: www.bsb-education.com/programmes/short-term-programmes/winter-school/programme-overview.html



 

The Society for Canadian Studies (GKS) coordinates and supports Canada-related scientific activities in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

The travel grants are very interesting. Every year, two GKS travel grants of 1,000 euros each are awarded to students of all disciplines whose diploma, state examination or master theses deal with a topic specific to Canada and therefore require a research stay in Canada. The funding is intended to make it easier to carry out the work on site, e.g. study visits, field studies, library work, interviews etc. in preparation for or at the end of the respective project.

More information at www.kanada-studien.org/forderpreise/forderprogramme/


Intensive spanish program at the USAL

 

Learn Spanish and discover Argentina in the language program at the Universidad del Salvador!

For whom? undergraduate and graduate students 
How long? 4 weeks with a total of 100 hours of class
When? February 5th - March 8th 2019
What more?  Trips in Buenos Aires/ the city's cultural offer
Registration&info: internacional@usal.edu.ar


Participation in the DAAD programme "Europa macht Schule" (Europe goes to school)

Dear Erasmus+ Alumni,

back in Germany with a thousand impressions and full of energy?

With the "Europa macht Schule" programme, you can be active and give European guest students a special experience here. And: You can turn the lessons of German school classes into European encounters!

The DAAD and the Association "Europa macht Schule e.V." are looking for volunteers to organise the "Europa macht Schule" programme:

The programme invites guest students from all over Europe to a project with a German school class. There they can present their home country in a creative way: By playing Gaelic football with the pupils, by staging the French presidential elections, by letting the children experience a Turkish school day etcetera.

In this way the pupils get to know a European country very concretely and vividly, and the students immerse themselves in a piece of German reality outside the university. They are in contact with locals and feel welcome as guests. A special experience for both sides.

Would you like to support "Europa macht Schule" and its colourful and exciting projects?

As part of the EmS location team you can do that. The activities of the volunteers consist among other things of advertising and support of the participants as well as the organisation of a kick-off event and a local farewell party.

If you are interested or have any questions, please contact the DAAD Coordination:

Hans Leifgen

E-mail: europamachtschule@daad.de Phone: +49 (0)228 - 882 8629 

Phone: 0228 - 882 8629

Further information can be found in the flyer and on the website www.europamachtschule.de.

Flyer:

We are looking forward to your feedback and remain with cordial greetings

Hans Leifgen

Speaker for the programme "Europa macht Schule" (Europe goes to school)


Free online guide "Studying & Living in France"

The Centre for European Consumer Protection e.V. presents the second edition of the free online guide "Studying & Living in France". Caution: The guide is in German! This guide is intended for students, interns and trainees planning a stay abroad in France. The guide is available for use on the website of the Centre for European Consumer Protection. The project is supported by the Franco-German Youth Office (OFAJ), which made it possible to print the flyers.

Why the guide? Anyone who dares to step into a neighbouring country has many questions: 

  • Which administrative procedures have to be carried out? 
  • How do I find an apartment? 
  • Which insurances are required? 

The interactive guide answers these and many other questions. It also contains practical tips and helpful links to meet the special needs of students.

Download the guide: Studieren und Leben in Frankreich

Download the flyer: Studieren und Leben in Frankreich


“GO Chilean Culture”

Discover Chile! Interactive and dynamic program with classes and activities that offer an insight to the Chilean and Latin American Culture.

Dates: 3rd – 23rd  January 2019 

Application deadline: 19 November 2018

More information: Download Broschüre


"Go Spanish"

Learn Spanish with our Intensive 4-week course of Spanish as a Foreign Language.

Dates: 3rd  – 30th  January 2019 

Application deadline: 19 November 2018

More information: Download Broschüre