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Outgoing: stays abroad

Enrich your studies and acquire international skills.

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With a stay abroad you can enrich your studies with a unique experience. Your career will certainly benefit from the stay abroad, be it spending a semester there, doing an internship, or as part of your Bachelor's or Master's Thesis.

The European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) provides transparent and accountable recognition for work completed and exams passed abroad.

Seven steps for organising an exchange semester

  1. Arrange an initial meeting with the expert adviser in your course programme.
  2. Register for an exchange semester via ZHAW «Mobility Online».
  3. You will be nominated by to the partner university by the International Office.
  4. Register with the partner university by its registration deadline.
  5. Organise your accommodation/insurance/visas/travel etc.
  6. Start your exchange semester in the host country.
  7. Complete the necessary final documentation via ZHAW «Mobility Online» so the International Office can complete the exchange.

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