International Student Exchanges
A love of adventure, curiosity, to broaden your world-view and improve your language skills – whatever your reason for going abroad it’s worth it! The easiest and cheapest way to go on exchange is to visit KAMK partner universities. Student exchange visits are always temporary and they follow the dates of the start and end of semesters in the receiving universities. During your exchange you are eligible to receive a grant from KAMK.
Applying for International Student Exchanges
You may participate in an exchange during your second year of studies at the earliest. Apply by completing the electronic form for international exchange in ASIO. The application periods for international exchanges are in February and September every year.
When the application period is over the International Co-ordinator of your School and the International Office process the applications. When selecting the outgoing exchange students, the students without international experience will be selected first. Other selection criteria are the completed studies and language skills. The compulsory courses from the first year must be completed before going to exchange.
After the selection the departing students must fill in the applications required by the receiving university. The final selection of exchange applicants is always made by the receiving university.
Studies Abroad as part of Your Degree
Studies abroad are included in your degree at home and won’t prolong the time you use to complete it. The learning agreement is a study plan for the the student exchange drawn up before departure. It is compiled with the School's International Co-ordinator based on a list of courses offered at the receiving institution. During the exchange, you are expected to follow the learning agreement. At the end of the exchange the receiving institution gives you a transcript of records displaying the completed courses and their grades. The courses completed abroad are fully accredited to the degree at KAMK.
The Foreign Exchange Guide is a handbook for students leaving to study abroad or for those who are planning to so. You’ll find the answers to frequently asked questions concerning exchanges in this guide.