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Individual Study Plan (ISP)


In the ISP you plan the path of your studies according to your study and career plans, e.g. your free-choice electives, practical training and possible preparatory studies. The plan takes into consideration your know-how obtained through prior studies and/or work experience and also your life's situation.

Begin compiling your ISP during the Orientation studies study unit with the help of your tutor and on the basis of the curriculum. The ISP is one of the exercises in the study unit.

You can discuss your studies with your tutor teacher during development discussions, either in a small group or personally. Completion of your studies is monitored and your ISP is updated throughout your entire period of study.

You may apply for recognition of learning acquired earlier (or even during your study time) as a part of your degree programme. The acquired competence is compared with the learning outcome of your degree programme´s curriculum. If you want your competence to be recognised, you may already begin thinking about what competence you have.

Compile a list of activities done and competence acquired through education, working life, hobbies, positions of trust or elsewhere. Recognition of prior learning (RPL) begins during ISP discussions in Orientation studies, and possible recognition of learning competence primarily happens through a transfer of credits.