Make a study plan and present it to your home university. The practices of transferring credits vary from institution to institution and students are encouraged to make a study plan and discuss the credit transfer in advance with a coordinator at their home institution. Your home university makes the final decisions about transferring credits.
The practices of transferring credits vary from institution to institution. Please make a study plan and discuss the credit transfer in advance with a coordinator at your home institution. Your home university makes the final decision about credit transfer.
While Europe uses the standardized ECTS system, credit transfer systems vary widely across the world. The systems may vary greatly even among institutions of a single country. Please see the links below to find out how the credits at our partner universities can be transferred into ECTS and US credits.
After completing your studies at your host university, be sure to save all the necessary documents, such as syllabi, exams and essays. We will send you the Transcript of Record after the study program ends. This can take several months.
You can use the documents to apply for a credit transfer at your home institution. The number of credits you will get will be based on your study plan, your own account of the overall workload and completed coursework, as well as the assessment of your home institution.
Each supervisor has their own opinion, and the practices of credit transfer vary from faculty to faculty. If your supervisor does not agree with your course choices, do not be afraid to go talk to someone else higher up. Remember to tell your supervisor that you will receive the official Transcript of Records within a few months at the latest.
Let the students speak! You can read interviews with our students, see their reports or check out their blogs for helpful tips for your own semester abroad. Below you can also find videos and testimonials.