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March 28, 2015
 
 
Canadian Excellence

Summer Abroad Opportunities



Study abroad this summer with Laurier International!

Laurier International is offering you the opportunity to go on a short international exchange over the summer term!

Follow these steps to apply:

STEP ONE: Complete this online information session

(approx. 15 minutes in length)

STEP TWO: Submit a Departmental Approval Form, Summer Abroad Application Form, Letter of Motivation, GPA Waiver Form (if required) and $25 non-refundable application fee to Laurier International by deadline (see TABLE 1 - Deadlines below).

STEP THREE: If your application is in order and you are accepted, the Global Engagement Coordinator will contact you with an offer letter.

STEP FOUR: To confirm your offer you must submit the Agreement to Participate on Summer Abroad Waiver Form which will be sent to you with your offer letter. The Global Engagement Coordinator will then nominate you to the host university.

STEP FIVE: Submit your application documents directly to the host university by their deadline (see TABLE 1 - Deadlines below).

STEP SIX: Complete the Course Credit Transfer Agreement (CCTA) Form.

Table 1 - Deadlines

Host University

Deadline to submit application to Laurier International

Deadline to submit application to the Host University

Aarhus University, Denmark

Please submit ASAP - only a few spaces remain

Sunday, March 15th 

Chongqing Technology & Business University, China

Deadline has passed. Please e-mail globalengagement@wlu.ca for details.

ESC Rennes School of Business, France

Please submit ASAP - only a few spaces remain

Wednesday, April 15th

ISC Paris, France

Wedneday, April 1st

Friday, May 15th

ITAM, Mexico

Wednesday, April 1st

Friday, May 1st

Saga University, Japan

Monday, March 16th

Wednesday, April 1st

Sciences Po Lille, France

Wednesday, April 1st

Friday, May 15th

SWUFE, China

Wednesday, April 1st

Thursday, April 30th

University of Osnabruck, Germany

Deadline has passed. Please e-mail globalengagement@wlu.ca for details.


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Short Term Summer Abroad Terms & Conditions

Financial

• In most cases students will pay Laurier tuition & incidental fees for the total number of credits they will be earning abroad.

• Financial awards and/or supplements may be offered on a case by case basis from host institution.

• OSAP recipients will retain their eligibility for OSAP if they are paying Laurier tuition.


Courses and Credit Transfer

• The credits you will earn abroad will depend on your program of study and agreement with your Academic Advisor. Please meet with your Academic Advisor to determine your academic suitability for study abroad and the types of credits you can earn abroad.

• Once accepted into the program and after you have registered for courses abroad, you will complete the Course Credit Transfer Agreement (CCTA) Form which will confirm the credit equivalents you will earn abroad - you will be sent this form with your offer letter.

• The CCTA Form will determine the amount of Tuition and Incidental Fees you will be charged for. If you later decide to take fewer credits once you are abroad, you will NOT receive a refund from Laurier.

• The language of instruction will be English unless specified otherwise.

• If the language of instruction is not English you are required to complete a language assessment. Please email globalengagement@wlu.ca if you require this form.

Eligibility

• If you are earning credits then you must meet with your department to get approval to study abroad and complete the Departmental Approval Form. The eligibility requirements depend on your program of study.

• You can participate in both a short term summer abroad and full term exchange ONLY with specific permission from your department.

• If you are graduating in October you can study abroad in the summer, however, there is no guarantee that the credit transfer process will be completed before the deadline to apply to graduate.

Application

• The Department Approval Form, Summer Abroad Application Form, Letter of Motivation, GPA Waiver Form (if required) and $25 application fee must be submitted together to Laurier International (Waterloo) or Global Engagement (Brantford)

• You should submit your application by the deadline specified in Table 1-Deadlines above, however, if you are late, please email globalengagement@wlu.ca to see if we are still accepting applications.

AU Summer University

Name of Program

AU Summer University

Location

Aarhus University, Denmark

Subject

Culture & Society; Media; Languages & Linguistics; Business & Economics; Business Communication; Law; Health; Science & Technology

Credit Transfer Information

70+ courses offered in English. List of courses can be found online or attached at the bottom of this page.

27-30 ECTS = 2.5 WLU credits . Courses range from 5-15 ECTS each.

Students can study at the BA or MA level. MA level is open to students who have completed 3 years of full time study prior to participating in the program.

Date

Courses range in duration between July 1 – August 14th 2015

Costs

WLU Tuition & Incidental Fees for number of credits student will be taking. Tuition fee at Aarhus is waived for students participating through our exchange agreement.

Accommodation: http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/housing/

 
Business & Culture in Mexico

Name of Program

Business & Culture in Mexico

Location

ITAM

Mexico City

Subject

Study Spanish & International Business in Mexico

Credit Transfer Information

12 ITAM credits = 1.0 WLU credits

Students must enroll in 12 ITAM credits from the following selection of subjects:

Development of Managerial Skills; International Finance; International Business; International Marketing; Business & Emerging Markets; Spanish Language & Culture Courses

Date

June 15th – July 30th 2015

Costs

WLU tuition for 1.0 credits & incidental fees; flight; accommodation; meals; ITAM program fee ($250 US);

http://www.businessinmexico.itam.mx/dates.php

$25 application fee

 
CTBU Study & Culture Tour

Name of Program

2015 CTBU (Chongqing Technology & Business University) Study & Culture Tour

Location

Chongqing, China

Subject

Participants will learn Chinese language, visit local historic sites and local businesses, and attend cultural lectures. See brochure below for more information.

Credit Transfer Information

No WLU credits will be provided, but participation can be added to your co-curricular record if you request.

Date

May 11-30th 2015

Costs

Items free of charge: Chongqing local transportation (including local tour, city tour, pick up and seeing-off at Chongqing airport), program activities, and cost for tour guide, translation, and etc.

Cost on your own:

Accommodation: RMB 800 ($150 approx.)

You will stay in an international residence on campus.

Meals (food in Chongqing is very cheap)

Airfare, Visiting Visa, Travel Insurance

 
ESC Rennes Summer Program

Name of Program

ESC Rennes Summer Program

Location

Rennes, France at ESC Rennes School of Business (exchange partner)

Subject

Responsible Management - See brochure below.

Credit Transfer Information

6 ECTS = 0.5 WLU credit. Must get approval from your academic advisor. – 30 hours of classroom teaching Guest speakers & company visits.

Date

June 16th – June 26th

Arrive on Monday June 15th at the latest.

Costs

Laurier tuition and fees for 0.5 WLU credit.

Accommodation (approx. 350 euros for 2 weeks), transportation, daily expenses, food (see budget document)

ESC Rennes tuition fee is waived. See more budget information below.

 
International Campus Osnabruck

Name of Program

International Campus Osnabruck

Location

University of Osnabruck, Osnabruck Germany

Subject

Students must select one topic: Global Marketing Management; Economics of Globalization; International Business; International Public Health; or International Perspectives in Physiotherapy

Your choice is then combined with classes on Germany in Europe, an introduction to German Language & Culture, intercultural coaching’s and well as study trips (e.g. Berlin, Amsterdam, Paris), company visits and a cultural program.

Credit Transfer Information

7.5 ECTS granted = 0.5 WLU credit

Date

July 9-31, 2015

Costs

1,450 Euros (includes 400 euro discount for WLU students)

Includes: accommodation, ISU registration fee, course materials, welcome package, internet, bus pass, company visits, cultural visits/events, pick up/drop off service, buddy program, Berlin trip incoming accommodation, breakfast, and sightseeing tour, and visit to VW in Wolfsburg

$25 application fee

WLU tuition and incidental fees for 0.5 credit

Flight, Insurance, Passport, etc. Meals, personal expenses, Optional weekend to Amsterdam, Optional Weekend trip to Paris (see ISU Fees 2015 for details)

 
ISC Paris MBA Seminar

Name of Program

ISC Paris MBA Seminar

“Doing Business with France and Europe”

Location

Paris, France

Subject

Doing Business with France & Europe

This tailor-made program designed for MBA students will provide you with:

· a chance to understand the realities of the European business environment,

· an international perspective for business developments,

· an overview of the issues facing business executives,

· the opportunity to meet and discuss with business leaders,

· a unique intellectually and culturally enriching international experience!

Credit Transfer Information

3 ECTS

MBA students can register for BU 690 to participate in the program and they will need to arrange to submit supplemental work to earn the full credit.

Date

June 8 – 20th 2015

Costs

Tuition and Fees for BU 690

Tuition at ISC Paris has been waived (500 Euros)

Application Fee $25

Accommodation (ISC Paris has accommodation options you can choose from depending on your budget)

Flight

Local Transportation

Daily Lunch & Dinner

Visa processing fee (student is responsible to apply for visa)

 
Saga University Summer Program

Short Term Study Abroad Form

Name of Program

Saga University Summer Program 2015 – Creating Innovation for Sustainability in Young Leaders

Location

Saga, Japan

Subject

“Creating Innovation for Sustainability in Young Leaders”

The program will focus on how the young generation can demonstrate leadership both locally and globally to address new challenges on sustainability.

Main Areas: Agriculture, Food & Community; and Energy & Environment, and Sustainable City

Credit Transfer Information

Students will be awarded a certificate of completion at the end of the program. No academic credit will be awarded.

Date

June 29 - July14

Costs

(70,000 yen fee waived for Laurier students nominated through Laurier International)

Airfare, food (except organized lunch & dinners), and other daily expenses. Visa. See document below for more information.

 
Sciences Po Lille Summer School

Name of Program

Sciences Po Lille Summer School 2015

“The EUs challenges in a context of crisis”

Location

Lille, France

Subject

“The EUs challenges in a context of crisis” – Law, Economics, Politics.

Option French Language & Culture class (no credit granted) - See brochure below.

Credit Transfer Information

6 ECTS = 0.5 WLU credit

Date

July 6th – July 17th 2015

Costs

WLU: tuition & fees for 0.5 credit

Science Po Lille: 400 Euros (covers accommodation & application fee non-refundable)

Other costs include: flight, insurance, meals, passport

 
SWUFE International Summer Camp

Name of Program

Discover SWUFE International Summer Camp

Location

Southwestern University of Finance & Economics, Chengdu, Sichuan, China

Subject

This is a diverse 10-day program combining study, travel, and visiting local businesses; giving you a short but wonderful experience of SWUFE, Sichuan, and China in general. You will attend lectures, delivered in English, by leading professors from SWUFE and also get the chance to meet with senior professionals from local business.

Credit Transfer Information

No credits will be granted through participation in the program. 

Date

July 5-14, 2015

Costs

The program is FREE of charge, including course fees, accommodation, transportation around Chengdu, and meals.

Students will be required to pay $25 application fee, visa application, insurance, and flight to Chengdu, China.

 

Related Information Title Type
2015 2015 CTBU Study and Culture Tour - More Information Document
2015 AU University Summer Abroad -Available Courses Document
2015 CCTA Form Document
2015 Departmental Approval Form Document
2015 ESC Summer Program - Budget Information Document
2015 ESC Summer Program - More Information Document
2015 GPA Waiver Form Document
2015 ISC Paris MBA Seminar - More Information Document
2015 ISU Fees 2015 - More Information for Osnabruck Document
2015 ISU Leaflet - More Information for Osnabruck Document
2015 SWUFE International Summer Camp - More information Document
2015 Saga University Summer Program - More Information Document
2015 Science Po Lille Summer Program - More Information Document
2015 Summer Abroad Application Form Document