About the programme
Every year, the Energy Engineering department at Biberach University of Applied Sciences organises the two-week Short-Term Exchange Programme with its partner universities Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences in Finland and Halmstad University in Sweden.
Taking part in this short-term programme, students shall get a first impression of studying and living abroad in order to consider a long-term stay abroad during their future studies.

Schedule & dates
The short-term exchange programme takes place each autumn and spring:

Short-Term in Germany: September 18 - 29, 2017
 
Two weeks before the official start of the winter semester, students from partner universities in Finland and Sweden visit students from Biberach University of Applied Sciences.


Short-Term in Finland: March 5 - 16, 2018

In return, before the start of the summer semester, students from Biberach University of Applied Sciences visit their partner students in Finland and Sweden.

During the first week, an English lectures is given and lab work is carried out. During week two, all students take part in an excursion providing an insight into engineering related topics in Germany and Switzerland.
A similar programme is offered by the partner universities in Finland and Sweden.

Accomodation
Private accomodation - the participating students accomodate each other. Thus, students experience life close to their guest students and costs for accomodation can be avoided.

Recognition & ECTS credits
Students from Biberach University of Applied Sciences receive 4 ECTS in total for their participation in September and February/March, applicable for:

- Studium Generale
- Wahlfachmodul
- English Lecture (students studying the Bachelor International).

Application
Interested students submit their English application including

- Letter of motivation indicating preferred destination
  (Finland or Sweden)
- Declaration of the willingness to accomodate a male and/or
  female guest student
- Detailed CV
- Transcript of records
- Certificate of enrolment
- University entrance certificate

until April 23, 2017 via e-mail as well as in paper form to Bettina Huber.