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Study Abroad Faculty of Biology & Psychology

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1 Study Abroad Faculty of Biology & Psychology Information event on the stay abroad Study stay & internship Opportunities, organization and financial aid

2 Stay abroad - why I always wanted to get to know other countries and cultures abroad Study subjects that biology / psychology in Gö do not offer Transition semester (between Bachelor / Master or Master / PhD) Improvement of the curriculum vitae Personal development, social skills Crediting when applying for a master's degree in Gö (Biology) Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

3 options for a stay abroad Partner faculties of biology / psychology [program: Erasmus SMS] Study (study visit) partner universities of the University of Göttingen [program: Tuition Waiver] Program: Erasmus Mundus Outgoings organizes internship through organization self-organized Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

4 Program of the information event 1. Study visit Erasmus, Tuition Waiver, Erasmus Mundus, self-organized 2. Internship with organization 3. Self-organized internship Procedure Possibility: IISER Pune (India) 4. What else is to be thought of preparation (leave of absence, room subletting, language, IndiGU, etc.) Where can I find information 5. Financing options Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

5 Stay abroad General planning lead: about months find a place to study / find supervision Financing planning (application deadlines for scholarships) Language, country codes, visa, vaccinations, etc. When: Mobility from 3rd semester Duration: Studies: at least 1, max. 2 semesters Internship: at least 6 Weeks max. 1 year semester leave can be applied for per: semester does not count as a subject semester contra: no examination authorization application to university (study center) Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

6 possibilities for a stay abroad Partner faculties of biology / psychology [program: Erasmus SMS] Study (study visit) partner universities of the University of Göttingen [program: Tuition Waiver] Program: Erasmus Mundus Outgoings organizes internship through organization self-organized Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

7 Think about it beforehand Study planning, if necessary with study program coordinator Extension of study time possible Enrollment at the University of Göttingen necessary Note the day of the certificate issue Date of the last examination (health insurance, child benefit, student loans) Recognition of a module or course / examination after stay Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

8 possibilities of a stay abroad Partner faculties of biology / psychology [program: Erasmus SMS] Study (study visit) partner universities of the University of Göttingen [program: Tuition Waiver] Program: Erasmus Mundus Outgoings organizes internship through organization self-organized Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

9 Study visit Erasmus + SMS studies (lectures, seminars, internships, etc.) Biology has bilateral agreement with biological partner institution No tuition fees at host university Financial support (Erasmus grant) * Support with formalities (application process) Finding accommodation through partner university Own language and support programs * possibly Not for all applicants Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

10 Erasmus + SMS Biology Program Aarhus Åbo (Turku) Barcelona Bergen Bilbao Wroclaw (Wroclaw) Brno (Brno) Ghent Göteborg Grenoble Groningen Helsinki Kalmar Krakow La Réunion León Leuven Leiden Lund Madrid Marseille Murcia Nottingham Oulu Poznan (Poznan) Prague Rome Rotterdam Rouen Salamanca Tallinn Turku Umeå Warsaw Vienna Zurich Places at various universities in Europe Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

11 Erasmus + biology modules in English Bachelor and master courses in English Mainly master courses in English Only bachelor courses in English Bachelor and master courses in the national language Basic knowledge of the national language Good knowledge of the national language Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

12 Erasmus + information from the Biology Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

13 Erasmus + SMS program in psychology places at various universities in Europe Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

14 Erasmus + information from the Psychology Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

15 Information about the Erasmus + study stay, academic year 18/19 places, application, process Biology: 3 p.m. - MN34 Psychology - NN Application deadline: Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

16 Opportunities for a stay abroad Partner faculties of biology / psychology [Program: Erasmus SMS] Study (study visit) Partner universities of the University of Göttingen [Program: Tuition Waiver] Program: Erasmus Mundus Outgoings organizes internship through organization self-organized Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

17 Study visit Tuition Waiver Study at partner university of the University of Göttingen ** Duration of stay: 1 or 2 semesters Exemption from tuition fees at the host university No financing included Note language requirements Note semester times (exams in Göttingen still possible?) Note section of study (only Master or Bachelor) ** Attention : central university contracts no information / experience about study opportunities in biology / psychology, language requirements, etc. Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

18 partner universities - Tuition Waiver Canada Israel China & Taiwan USA Iran Japan Mexico India South Korea Colombia Indonesia Australia Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

19 Biology offer at partner universities Biology - Biology +/- Biology + Canada Israel China & Taiwan USA Iran Japan Mexico India South Korea Study Abroad Colombia at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November Indonesia 2017 Australia 19

20 Psychology courses at partner universities Psychology - Psychology +/- Psychology + Canada Israel China & Taiwan USA Iran Japan Mexico India South Korea Study Abroad Colombia at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November Indonesia 2017 Australia 20

21 Tuition Waiver - specialty USA Is my subject taught at the university? Contact (Prof.) to the university must exist / letter of invitation (Berkely) College: Head of the German house, teaching assistant (German as a foreign language, certificate) Knowledge of the USA and Germany! Application for the following academic year Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

22 Tuition Waiver - Application Deadline: for the following summer semester for the following winter semester documents: Contact: see website no certified copies of certificates Proof of additional activities Linda Baumann & Maren Büttner von-Siebold-str. 2, Göttingen Office hours Mon / Wed / Fri o'clock Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

23 Tuition Waiver Assessment criteria Grade (35%) Motivation (35%) Why this university (courses / modules) How do the selected courses fit into the future planning Status of the course (standard period of study) Knowledge of the country Language skills, preparation (20%) Proof of the national language & Language of instruction IndiGU, writing sponsorships, participation in the International Foyer Extra-curricular commitment (10%) social, political (voluntary) commitment PROOF 1) internal ranking by faculties 2) university-wide allocation of places based on the Study Abroad ranking at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

24 Financing option Tuition Waiver PROMOS see application deadlines and criteria on PROMOS film Biology: low chances Psychology: good chances Saving jobs Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

25 Timeline Tuition Waiver Study abroad in the coming winter semester or the whole academic year Application Faculty ranking Selection university-wide acceptance of study abroad in the coming summer semester Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

26 Possibilities of a stay abroad Partner faculties of biology / psychology [Program: Erasmus SMS] Studies (study visit) Partner universities of the University of Göttingen [Program: Tuition Waiver] Program: Erasmus Mundus Outgoings organizes internship through organization self-organized Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

27 Erasmus Mundus foreign scholarships for partner universities ** in Asia, South America, South Africa Duration: 1 or 2 semesters Scholarship 1000 EUR / month + travel expenses + health insurance Exemption from tuition fees at the host university Apply directly to the respective Erasmus Mundus program for the country / university * * Attention: central EU contracts no information / experience about study opportunities in biology / psychology, language requirements, etc. Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

28 Possibilities of a stay abroad Partner faculties of Biology / Psychology [Program: Erasmus SMS] Study (study visit) Partner universities of the University of Göttingen [Program: Tuition Waiver] Program: Erasmus Mundus Outgoings organizes internship through organization self-organized Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

29 Study visit on your own Why: because the university / faculty does not have a partner contract Subjects that are important for your professional career You definitely want to go to the country How: ask the partner university and apply if necessary Please note: tuition fees of the partner university Planning lead 8-12 months ( Financing, accommodation) Good to know: Leave of absence in GÖ possible Recognition possible Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

30 Australia & New Zealand - Study & Support in organizing a self-organized study trip to Australia / New Zealand. Information event at the University of Göttingen Day: Location: ZHG 006 Time: 6:00 p.m. Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

31 Financing studying on your own PROMOS see application deadlines and criteria on PROMOS film Biology: low chances Psychology: good chances Saving jobs Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

32 Possibilities of a stay abroad Partner faculties of Biology / Psychology [Program: Erasmus SMS] Study (study visit) Partner universities of the University of Göttingen [Program: Tuition Waiver] Program: Erasmus Mundus Outgoings organizes internship through organization self-organized Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

33 Internship abroad: with organization, supervised and organized internship (accommodation, social affairs,) financing included application for an existing internship IAESTE for natural scientists, internship i.d.r. in the summer months application IAESTE information event: in November, at Göttingen International AIESEC Carlo Schmid program work in international administrations / organizations Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

34 Internship abroad Application for an existing internship Rise Worldwide Deadline: Internship exchange Europe Express Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

35 Possibilities of a stay abroad Partner faculties of biology / psychology [Program: Erasmus SMS] Study (study visit) partner universities of the University of Göttingen [Program: Tuition Waiver] Program: Erasmus Mundus Outgoings organizes internship through organization self-organized Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

36 Internship on your own - How do I go? Country City Subject Institution [academic institution or company] How do I get started? Internet research Ask biology / psychology lecturers for contacts Partner institution of biology: IISER Pune / India Experience reports Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

37 Internship on your own - procedure Contacting the head of department / laboratory manager / person of interest short cover letter (what, when, motivation, why this group / project) Duration: at least 8 weeks (the longer the more attractive for the group) Attachment: CV ( Information about studies, practical skills [selling]) write to several groups (approx. 50% will not answer) if necessary, repeat after 14 days Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

38 Biology partner institution: IISER Pune Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Laboratory project for at least 10 weeks affordable living on the IISER campus Personal development & curriculum vitae Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

39 India - Pune Geographical location: 18 N 73 E Population: 3 million Climate: tropics with monsoons

40 IISER Facilities - Student apartments - Hostel manager - Dining hall - Doctor - Gym - Music room - Laundry room - Snack shops

41 IISER Guest house

42 IISER Guest house

43 Neighbors & Festivals: IISER Everyday life

44 Tips for India (from Victoria Keidel / Nicola Häffner) - Never walk alone when you are a foreigner - During your stay you have to get a residential permission - Be aware that you will get a lot of attention (positive and negative) - Everything takes time! - Project and supervision will be different than in Germany Other advices: - Bring your own toilet paper! - Keep calm and relax- DON T freak out! - Bargain to be taken serious! - Shake your head all the time!

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46 Application for IISER Pune 1.Select laboratory: do not contact the laboratory of your choice directly 2.Apply directly to the Biology Office (Dr. Böse) with a) Choice of laboratory (1st, 2nd, 3rd priority) b) Letter of motivation for laboratory 1 c) CV (one-sided, major fields of study) d) Which methods do you master (texts in English, bd as a pdf document) 3. Application is possible at any time! Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

47 Financing of self-organized internship PROMOS see application deadlines and criteria on PROMOS slide Biology & Psychology: very good opportunities In Europe: Erasmus + internship funding (see next slide) Save jobs Note: Foreign student grants not possible Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

48 Financing option Erasmus internship for self-organized internship in Europe at least months approx / month Application: at least 3 months before the planned stay, the internship confirmation must be enclosed with the application! Contact at Göttingen International: Patricia Missler Contact Faculty (for signature): Anna Zipp (Bachelor), Kerstin Böse (Master) Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

49 Internship abroad - advice on funding opportunities and general information on internships abroad (whether with or without an organization) Patricia Missler Göttingen International Von-Siebold-Straße 2 Room Tel .: Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

50 internship acceptance - Yeah! - And then after confirmation: Financing (ask for savings, jobs, scholarships, hosting lab) Promos (for non-Europe), Erasmus internship (Europe) Accommodation (ask hosting lab for search & payment) Travel planning Insurance protection (international health insurance, accident insurance, personal liability ) Vaccinations Visa Cultural Studies and Language Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

51 Preparing for a stay abroad Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

52 Preparation language and culture Foreign preparation at the University of Göttingen IndiGU - Supervision of foreign students Specialized partnerships Writing partnerships (allocation of places at the beginning of the summer semester / Wise) Certificate Learn international language / language of instruction Frequent languages: ZESS Rare languages: Seminars of the philosopher. Faculty Community College Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

53 Preparation - What other rooms / (intermediate) leases for Erasmus incomings and exchange students You make the decision about letting! Welcome Center of the University of Göttingen Information event Erasmus program in biology for the 2018/19 academic year 53

54 Other countries, different customs Familiarize yourself with the country, people & language as well as national customs Events Foyer International Country Evenings Language Evenings English Films / Theater Personal recommendation Book series: Culture Shock Excursions (not only) for foreign students Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

55 General Funding Options Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

56 Financing option - PROMOS for self-organized internships outside Europe at least 6 weeks, max. 6 months (per study section) approx / month + travel allowance (400) Application deadline: and internship confirmation must be enclosed with the application! Contact person: Patrick Lajoie Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

57 Promos - Applications March application round Funding rate: approx% Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

58 Promos - Evaluation Criteria Complete application documents! Acceptance of the host institution Grade (30%) Letter of motivation (30%) Internationalization strategy of the faculty (40%) Self-organized internship that promotes study goals & final thesis internship abroad as part of a module Self-organized study visit Study visit (= Tuition Waiver, MINC-Lincoln) Self-organized internship, personality-promoting summer school Study Abroad language course at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

59 Other funding options for foreign student loans (for study visits only), the rules are different from student loans. Year) Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

60 Other funding options Scholarship database Funding through foundations for studies (foreign subsidies possible) Above-average achievements Social commitment (depending on the foundation in different directions) Keyword: Natural Science Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes Own proposal possible Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

61 Credit options Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

62 Recognition (bio) study abroad Bachelor recognition as a compulsory module: SK module: Elective module:? / Master recognition as core module: SK module (ungraded): Profile module (ungraded):? / Contact the study program coordinator before the stay abroad Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

63 Recognition (psychological) study abroad Bachelor Master Contact study program coordinator before the stay abroad Dr. Nuria Brinkmann Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

64 Recognition (Bio + Psy) Internship abroad Bachelor Master Not recommended! goes on the certificate under evaluates CV on additional service Request Letter of Recommendation Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

65 Where can I find information? Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

66 International - Study Abroad Information event on studies / Erasmus internship Current funding opportunities Leave of absence Room rental Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

67 Any more questions? - Psychology Monday 1:00 p.m.-2: 00 p.m. Prof. Margarete Boos R 3.106a Tuesday 3:00 p.m.-4: 00 p.m. Natasha Reed R Georg-Elias-Müller-Institute for Psychology Goßlerstr. 14 Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November

68 Any more questions? - Biology Study Abroad at the Faculty of Biology and Psychology - November