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Mexico/Puerto Rico

Colombia

Brazil

Dominican Republic

Other Information: Recognition of study abroad results, Learning Agreement, Current dates for the Spanish language test of the Language Centre

Mexico & Puerto Rico


Academic year in Mexico/ Puerto Rico as part of the International Student Exchange Program (ISEP)

Possible host universities
Universidad de Guanajuato, Universidad La Salle, Tecnológico de Monterrey (ITESM), Universidad Regiomontana, UPAEP University, Universidad de Monterrey, Instituto Tenológico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente (ITESO)

Target group
Students of all disciplines who have completed four semesters of BA or ZP in law at the start of the programme; interested students from MA programmes should contact the International Office. 

Benefits
Payment of tuition fees, accommodation and meals 

Own contribution
3,500 €

Further information
www.isep.org/

Application deadline
currently suspended

Within the framework of the ISEP exchange with the USA, placement at universities in Puerto Rico is also possible (currently suspended).

 

Scholarships from the Mexican Government

Scholarships for further specialist studies, Master's degree programmes, doctorates or research programmes for postgraduates, to be applied for via the Mexican Embassy 

Target group
Graduates

Further information
www.gob.mx/amexcid/acciones-y-programas/becas-para-extranjeros-29785

Application deadline
For the current application deadlines, please see the website above.

 

Colombia


Information material on studying and living in Colombia

  • A video by a DAAD scholarship holder (exchange student from another German university) about his stay at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia can be found here (YouTube channel of DAADColombia),
  • A report on Bogotá and Colombia was written by Anna Mücklich, a student from Trier, for the CampusNews blog: http://campusnews.uni-trier.de/?p=26104
  • Click here for the DAAD Colombia website with information on studying in Colombia.

We would be happy to provide you with reports on the experiences of former exchange participants from Trier or, if possible, to put you in touch with them.

 

Exchange with the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá

One or more study places free of charge for a one-year study visit to the Universidad Nacional de Colombia 

Target group
Students of all disciplines with four completed semesters of BA or ZP in Law at the beginning of the programme; interested students from MA programmes please contact the International Office. Sufficient knowledge of Spanish (approx. B2) must be available at the time of application.

Benefits
Waiver of tuition fees

Further information
www.unal.edu.co

Application deadline
Always at the beginning of January – please note the information in the current announcement.

 

Scholarships from the Colombian Government

Target group
Graduates

Further information
https://portal.icetex.gov.co/Portal/

Application deadline
For the current application deadlines, please see the website above.

 

Brazil


Exchange with the Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Brazil

Two tuition-free study places for a one-year study visit

Target group
Students of all disciplines with at least four completed semesters of study at the start of the programme and sufficient knowledge of Portuguese. Interested students from Master's programmes please contact Mr. Proost.

Benefits
Waiver of tuition fees

Further information
https://www.ufsm.br/

Application deadline
Always at the beginning of January – Please note the information in the current announcement.

 

Dominican Republic


Exchange with the Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra, Santo Domingo/Santiago

One or more study places free of charge for a one-year study stay at the PUCMM 

Target group
Students of all subjects in the Bachelor's programme with sufficient knowledge of Spanish (B2) and four completed semesters in the BA or ZP in the subject Law at the beginning of the programme; interested students from MA programmes please contact the International Office. 

Benefits
Waiver of tuition fees

Further information
http://pucmm.edu.do

Contact
Prof. Andre Klump and Dr. Christine Felbeck (America Romana Centrum)

Application deadline
Always at the beginning of January – please note the information in the current call for applications.

Another exchange with the Universidad APEC (www.unapec.edu.do) is in preparation. If you are interested, please contact Mr. Proost, International Office.

 

Other Information


Recognition of study abroad results

As part of the agreements with our partner universities, mutual recognition of academic credits is provided for and encouraged. The recognition process is similar to the European Erasmus program:

  • You consult with the coordinator for study abroad in your program about possible courses at the host university and whether/in what scope they can be recognized for your studies here.
  • The departments have their own information on the recognition process on their websites: 
    Fachbereich IFachbereich IIFachbereich III, Fachbereich IVFachbereich V, Fachbereich VI
  • Please use the Non-Erasmus Learning Agreement to make the recognition agreement.
  • Fill out the Learning Agreement (LA) yourself (digitally) after consultation with your coordinator, sign it and have the coordinator sign it (digitally).
  • Then send it by email to the International Office of the host university and ask for signature and return of the LA.
  • If you would like to make any changes to the courses during your study abroad, you must update the LA and have it signed again by the home university and the host university (this way all parties are always up to date).
  • After your return, submit the LA together with the "Transcript of Records" to your home coordinator and ask for recognition of the completed achievements (if necessary with a separate "Application for Recognition" – depending on the subject area).
  • The "Prüfungsausschuss" of your department will then review the application. You will then receive written notification of the recognition.

Learning Agreement

Non-Erasmus Learning Agreement for mobilities outside the Erasmus programme

Template Learning Agreement Non-Erasmus