Content updated 2019-03-13

Social Work

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As a Social Work student you have a range of international opportunities to become equipped with a unique skill set that can be valuable in your future studies and career.

WHEN: Semester 4
APPLICATION: End of semester 2
ASSESMENT CRITERIA: grades, amount of credits, and extra points for engagement in JU organisations
REQUIREMENTS: general requirements for proceeding to the next semester
LENGTH: one semester (3 - 5 months, depending on partner university)
VFU: is available at some partner universities
SCHOLARSHIPS: you can apply for Erasmus+ scholarship for studies in Europe and a travel grant while studying outside Europe

Learn more about the partner universities in the MOA Portal:

WHEN: semester 5
APPLICATION: in semester 4
LENGTH: 10 weeks
POSSIBILITIES: you can do a 10 weeks traineeship at various Non-governmental organisations around the world or at some of our partner universities within Europe
Scholarships: Erasmus+ Traineeship in Europe
HOW IT WORKS: you are responsible to find the traineeship place and you need to get your traineeship approved by the VFU coordinator of your programme before your departure. Your first step will be to book a meeting with VFU coordinator to discuss your ideas.

WHEN: semester 6
APPLICATION: in semester 5
LENGTH: min. of 8 weeks
SCHOLARSHIPS: you can apply for the Erasmus+ Traineeship scholarship if you plan to collect data for your thesis in Europe
TIPS: start with your application early and contact your Academic International Coordinator Aimée Ekman who can help you to get in contact with your Thesis supervisor.