1. How and when may I apply for the International Programme?
The application for the academic year 2012/2013 will be carried out through internet in the” Portal del Alumno” from the November 5th to the November 26.
2. How do I know which are the destinations for my Degree?
The destinations for the general announcement may be applied from students of all the undergraduate Degrees. You have to check the webpage of the host university to make sure that it has your degree.
3. How much is the amount of the grant?
The student will not pay enrolment taxis in the host university and will receive a support from the University of Valencia between 400 and 500 euro for months depending on the host Country.
In the case of special announcements for accommodation and keep (Rutgers, Waseda), the host university will give them a grant for accommodation and/or allowance.
4. How many passed credits do I need to make the application?
42 credits for Degree, or 60 for “Licenciatura y Ingenerías”, in the case of a whole academic year.
5. If I have already made the Erasmus Programme, may I apply for International Programme?
Yes, you can make both but not in the same academic year.
6. Are there additional economic supports?
In the academic year 2012/2013 the beneficiary students of the International Programme receive a grant of 400/500 euro for month, depending on the host Country, from the University of Valencia. Besides, they may apply for the International Bancaja grant (between 1.000 and 3.000 euro depending on the duration of the stay and the host Country), for the Santander-CRUE grant (3.000 euro for students whose host universities were part of the Universia Net) and the Univex check front the town hall of Valencia (100 euro for month).
7. How is the selection made?
The selection is made taking into account the linguistic requirement of the host university, the student’s average mark and average of the student’s Degree (it is made a subtraction between the student’s average mark and average of the student’s Degree).
8. How can I make recognized the credits I have done in the foreign university?
The student has to sign a Learning agreement with the coordinator of his degree, indicating the subjects he wants to do in the host university and the equivalent ones that will be recognize in his home university. At the end of the stay the host university will send the marks and the credits will be recognize taking into account this learning agreement.
9. How do I justify the linguistic requirement?
The Universities of United States, Canada (Anglophone), Australia, Japan and China demand a minimum mark of 550 in the TOEFL exam. This mark may change depending on the different types of TOEFL:
TOEFL PBT (Paper Based Test): 550
TOEFL CBT (Computer Based test): 213
TOEFL IBT (Internet Based Test): 80
You can also present ans IELTS certificate, minimum score 6,5
Japanese and Chinese universities, besides the TOEFL 550, demand an academic semester done respectively in Japanese or in Chinese. Lastly, the University of Montreal demands the accreditation of minimum a B2 level or superior through the DELF B2 (Diplôme d’Etudes en Langue Française) or the DL (Diplôme de Langue Française).
10. Where can I find information about the TOEFL and where I can make the exam?
11. When do I have to accredit the linguistic requirement?
You have to accredit the linguistic requirement before the end of the application period.
Only for TOEFL certificate. Because you will receive the result 3 weeks after the exam approximately, you may present the ticket of the inscription to the TOEFL exam which demonstrates that the student will be the exam within the application period and then you will present the ticket with the mark with the conditions that this mark is not inferior to the one established in the requirements.
12. I do not have the minimum mark of the TOEFL, but I have other certificates, may I be selected?
Any other certificate has to be presented to the Standing Committee of Exchange Students.
Certificates other than the stated in the Call would be taken into account in case there are no candidates presenting the certificates stated in the Call
Only will be accepted certificates which guarantee an advanced level and which may be accepted by the host university. The acceptance from the University of Valencia will be conditiones for the acceptance of the certificate from the host university.
13. Can I do the same tests that the applicants for the Erasmus grant do to accredit the linguistic requirement?
No, the students who apply for the Erasmus grant will make a specific test for the Erasmus Programme, so this test is not useful to accredit the linguistic requirement for International Programme.
14. Where can I find information about the host university?
You have to check the webpage. You may find the page you are looking for from the list of universities for general programme or from the one for specific programmes.
15. Which documents do I have to send to the host university?
When you are selected (general grants), the International Relations Office will tell you which are the documents you have to send to the host university (application form, copy of your passport, certificate of economic solvency, academic record, letters of recommendation, etc.)
In the case of specific announcement of a Centre, you will receive the information about the required documents from the persons in charge for the programmes in the Faculty.
16. Do I need a visa? What type? How do I get it?
The student has to check the necessary requirements for the visa at the Embassy of the host Country. Before managing the visa you have to receive the letter of acceptance form the host university.
For Quebec (Canada), before processing the obtaining of the visa, the student needs the CAQ (Certificate of Acceptance of Quebec)j. Visa for Canada is to be asked through the Canadian Embassy in Paris
17. Who is my mobility coordinator?
There is an academic coordinator for each degree. You can find the coordinator of your degree in the List of Academic Coordinators.