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All students of Lapland University of Applied Sciences (Lapland UAS) have a possibility to gain international experience abroad in long study and training period, short exchange period or by participating home internationalization (International Student Ambassador, International Student Tutor etc.). International activities gives you language and culture knowledge, and also lot of International potential to your career. Explore different possibilities and find a way for you to get International expertise!


You can make your dreams come true and go long study or training exchange abroad. International Exchange is supported by various grants. Exchange studies and training should be planned very carefully so your studies progress in schedule and completed studies are accepted fully to your degree. All students going abroad should have a sufficient language proficiency to complete the planned study and/or traineeship period. It is also good to remember that the mobility period can be an ideal option to develop and deepen the existing language skills. 


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Here you can find shorter options for exchange abroad, for example Summer Schools and other short study programs included exchange period.


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Lapland UAS offers lot of opportunities for home internationalization. You can become for example an International Student tutor and help our new International Students to start their studies in new country and culture. Or you can improve your language skills by participating in Café Lingua -meetings!


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Are you interested in going abroad for exchange?

  1. Start planning the exchange well in advance. Familiarize yourself with the Lapland UAS web pages on exchange studies.
  2. Discuss with your study counsellor on the most suitable timing for the possible exchange period and studies.
  3. Visit the international services to discuss on the possible exchange destinations for study or traineeship and ask about the required documents and forms. Fill out the First Form and return the form to the international services by the Lapland UAS internal exchange application deadline.
  4. International services make the Lapland UAS internal selection of the exchange applicants and nominate applicants to the host institution. If there are more applicants than available places to one exchange destination, international services make the selection based on the following criteria: academic performance, the amount of completed credits, motivation and language skills.
  5. STUDY EXCHANGE: After you have been nominated to the exchange destination, fill out all the forms the host university requires and ECTS learning agreement. 
    PLACEMENT EXCHANGE: If you are going abroad for training, fill out the Learning agreement for traineeship.
    Return the forms to the international services.
  6. International Services will send your application to the host university.
  7. If you are accepted as an exchange student to the host university, fill out your SoleMOVE application.
  8. After your SoleMOVE application is approved, make your grant application in SoleGRANT programme. Upload the acceptance letter/Learning agreement signed by all three parties (and Erasmus Grant Agreement) to the SoleGRANT.
  9. If you go abroad for training, make your grant application to SoleGRANT programme and upload the Learning agreement for traineeship signed by all three parties (and the Erasmus Grant Agreement) to SoleGRANT.
  10. The grants will be paid to your bank account before the beginning of your exchange, if you have returned all the required documents to the international services 1 month before the beginning of the exchange period.
  11. After your exchange period, please return the forms required by the exchange programme to SoleMOVE.
  12. Start the credit transfer process.

    For guidance, please contact the International Services (see the contact information).

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