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Trainingen en workshops

Studeren in het buitenland: overzicht (alleen in Engels)

Make the world your classroom. Study abroad! 

Explore the variety of programmes on studyabroad.uva.nl  and research the different destinations on www.uva.nl/worldmap. To support students in their quest to study abroad the Office of International Student Affairs (BIS) organises a range of different activities:

  • events (variety of promotional and entertaining activities)
  • information sessions (presentations about a specific programme)
  • workshops (short interactive session to practice specific skills)
  • Q&A sessions (a chance to engage with experts on the topic and ask questions).

Need help? No problem, we are committed to help you during each stage of your journey (orientation, pre-departure, during and after mobility). All our activities will be offered in English and due to measures related to the coronavirus, organised online.

Man loopt in zijn eentje door een zwart-wit-grijs landschap met bergen en wolken.
picture: Bouke Bentvelsen

Orientation activities: what can you do?

The activities below will help you explore your options and choose a specific programme.

Event

Information sessions

  • Study Abroad & Digital World Map
  • Study Abroad with Global Exchange Programme
  • NICE online course and summer programme
  • INCiTE summer programme
  • U21 summer scholarships
  • UNICA student conference
  • Information session RISE student competition
  • Rejected for the Global Exchange Programme, what now?

Workshops

  • How to choose a destination and write a motivation letter for my study abroad application?
  • How to explore my options in scholarships and fund my study abroad experience?

Q&A session

  • Global Exchange Programme

Predeparture activities: how do you prepare?

Now that you applied for a specific programme and got selected, the activities below will help you prepare for your study abroad adventure.

Information sessions

  • Selected for Global Exchange Programme
  • Selected for the NICE online course and summer programme
  • Selected for RISE student competition
  • Predeparture session for Erasmus+ programme
  • Predeparture session for Global Exchange Programme

Workshops

  • How to make sense of a University Factsheet and plan my study abroad experience?
  • How to prepare going on exchange at a potentially dangerous country and arrange my insurance matters?
  • How to prepare for cultural differences and be successful in multicultural teamwork?

Q&A sessions

  • Global Exchange Programme
  • UNICA student conference
  • RISE student competition

Event

  • Goodbye event for Erasmus+ and Global exchange students

During mobility: how to make the most of my study abroad experience?

While you are abroad, the host university will have a broad range of support services. You will also have access to a UvA Canvas page that provides all the information needed if you run into any difficulties. Topics include information on culture shock, health and travel insurance, medical and money matters, and support during a crisis.

https://canvas.uva.nl/login

After mobility: how to build on your experience and share what you have learnt?

Upon returning home students sometimes need to comply with procedures outlined by their programme. Also, it will take some time to adjust to being back home again. To support you after your mobility programme you will find useful information on your UvA Canvas page and you can sign up for the UvA Exchange Ambassador Programme: www.uva.nl/ambassadors