Announcement - Student Exchange Programs applications started

October 31st, 2013

Epoka University has established academic partnership agreements with some of the most reputable and internationally recognized universities. These partnerships are established to further the mutual interests and to foster and develop cooperation between institutions especially in respect of internationalisation. Parallel to the cooperation in the promotion and facilitation of teaching, research and other activities, Epoka University maintains a number of student exchange agreements in order to offer its students the opportunity to study abroad as part of their education.

In order to carry out the student exchange programme, a mutual agreement should have been signed between Epoka University and the other higher education institution. Without this agreement, the student exchange programme will not take place.

The student exchange programme has a duration of one semester. In this case, the student should be registered at Epoka University each semester and notify his/her chosen courses to the relevant departments.

Application Deadline
Application period for the Spring Term 2013-2014 is from November 1 to November 15, 2013.

Application Criteria
Any student of Epoka University is entitled to be considered as a candidate for the student exchange programme. The departments and the faculties and the Dean of Students have authority to make decision on who is allowed to use their entitlement.

If a student wants to be considered as part of the student exchange programme, this students should comply with the following requirements:

  1. The student should be in the second, third, fourth or - for students of integrated second cycle study programs - in the fifth academic year of his/her education or the student should have completed 60 ECTS and should not be following the final semester of his/her studies;
  2. The student should have a CGPA of at least 2.40 out of 4.00;
  3. The student should fill in the application (Outgoing Student Application Form) form, and submit the form together with the requested documents to the International Relations Office within the announced timeline;

Checklist

  • Completed application form
  • Academic Transcript
  • Certified copy of passport or birth certificate
  • Course Coordinator signature on your Credit Approval Form
  • A 500 word Statement of Purpose
  • Host University application form

The application file (hard copy) has to be submitted to:

Alba GERDECI
International Relations Office (E 117)
Phone: +355 4 2232 086 Ext: 1114
E-mail: iro@epoka.edu.al

*To make a decision on which host university, click on the following link: List of Universities MoU
**For detailed information on the incoming and outgoing student exchange programs rules refer to the Epoka University Student Exchange Regulation