Left: Campus Neues Palais of the University of Potsdam, right: EDUC Logo
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Partner Universities

 

 


Detail of a map of Europe with the mark where exactly the city of Cagliari is located.
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The University of Cagliari (UNICA) was founded in 1620 by Philip III of Spain and is located in Sardinia, the second largest island in the the Mediterranean. As the largest city in Sardinia, Cagliari offers a variety of sightseeing, artistic and cultural attractions, as well as traditional Sardinian culinary specialties and festivities. The city is especially famous for the Castello district (Cagliari's old town), from which you can overlook the entire Gulf of Cagliari, also called the Gulf of Angels. The city is located directly on a 7 kilometer long white sandy beach and just a few steps away lagoons and nature reserves can be found. Among the sports offered by the university, you can learn windsurfing and sailing in the Gulf of Angels.

UNICA's more than 25,000 students are educated in a total of 6 faculties:

  • Biology and Pharmacy
  • Engineering and Architecture
  • Medicine and Surgery
  • Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Economics, Law and Political Sciences

Each year UNICA increases the number of courses taught in English. Likewise, the university strives to promote international mobility for students, e.g. through summer and winter schools, the Erasmus+ program, and many other offerings. In addition, double degrees at Bachelor, Master and PhD level are possible in cooperation with international universities.

Detail of a map of Europe with the mark where exactly the city of Cagliari is located.
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Part of a map of Europe with the mark where exactly the city of Brno is located.
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Founded in 1919 in Brno, Masaryk University is the second largest university in the Czech Republic. Students are an integral part of the Brno community, bringing along a number of festivals, cultural events, city parades, and many other events. Brno is famous for its unexpected cuisine, rich nightlife and minimalist architecture. You’ll never get bored thanks to its many theatres, concert halls and music clubs and exceptionally rich cultural and social life all year round. For those who enjoy sport, the surrounding countryside, easily reached within minutes by public transportation, offers ideal terrain for hiking and biking during much of the year and cross-country skiing in winter.

Classes are taught in a new, ultra-modern teaching and research campus in world-class laboratory facilities, classrooms and libraries as well as in historical buildings in the city centre. State-of- the-art facilities available to MU researchers and students include e.g. the most powerful nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer in Central and Eastern Europe, a laboratory for experimental research in the humanities, a private television studio and a radio station.

Likewise, the international orientation of Masaryk University is regularly the best evaluation criterion of MU in various university rankings. Mainly due to the percentage of international students (about 20%) and alumni who have gained international experience during their studies (almost 19%). Exchange students can choose between many mobility opportunities such as summer and winter schools, as well as degree programs taught entirely in English.

 

Part of a map of Europe with the mark where exactly the city of Brno is located.
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Ausschnitt einer Karte von Europa mit einer Markierung, wo sich die Stadt Pécs befindet.
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The University of Pécs was founded in 1367 and is the oldest and one of the largest universities of Hungary. With Pécs you choose an affordable Study Abroad program and enjoy reasonable tuition fees, a low cost of living and inexpensive food. All while living in one of the most beautiful Central Europen cities with a rich culture dating back tot he Roman Empire. The city is proud to have the famous UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Early Christian Necropolis of Pécs (Sopianae). In 2010, Pécs was the first Hungarian city to be awarded the title of "European Capital of Culture" and in 2017 it was named City of Global Learning by the UNESCO. Pécs also has a vivid nightlife with countless bars and clubs and on the weekends, trips to Budapest or to neighbouring countries can be made for little money.

The University of Pécs has been running degree programs in English for more than 30 years and so has become one of the most internationalized universities in Hungary. The university provides students with a wide range of studies at its 10 Faculties:

  • Faculty of Business and Economics
  • Faculty of Cultural Scienes, Education and Regional Development
  • Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology
  • Faculty of Health Scienes
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Law
  • Medical School
  • Faculty of Music and Visual Arts
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Scienes

 

Ausschnitt einer Karte von Europa mit einer Markierung, wo sich die Stadt Pécs befindet.
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Detail of a map of Europe with the mark where the suburb Nanterre (Paris) is located.
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Paris Nanterre University, created as an annex to La Sorbonne University in 1964, is located in the west of Paris, next to La Défense, the largest business district in Europe.

Its 32 hectares main campus, the largest in the Paris area region, provides a unique green environment to its community. It supports more than a thousand student housing units, several food services as well as a wide variety of cultural and sports facilities: a theatre, an exhibition hall, the House of Students, a Learning Lab, a series of physical activity and relaxation facilities including an Olympic-size swimming pool, etc. More than 60 student associations also contribute to make the campus a vibrant community on a daily basis. The center of Paris is also not far away and places like the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Museum or the Sacré-Cœur Basilica can be reached in a short time.

Paris Nanterre University covers the entire field of human and social sciences (arts and literature, social sciences, law and political science, economics and management, psychology and education) as well as mathematics, energetics and the sciences of sports and physical activities.

Several bilingual double degrees at the bachelor's and master's level have also been subsidized by the Franco-German University (FGU) for many years, the most long-standing of which are in the fields of law (with the University of Potsdam) and economics.

Detail of a map of Europe with the mark where the suburb Nanterre (Paris) is located.
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Detail of a map of Europe with the mark where the city of Rennes is located.
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Université de Rennes 1, which finds its roots in the 15th century, is a major center for multidisciplinary research, recognized both nationally and internationally. The university is located in the capital of Brittany, and only 1.5h from Paris by train and an hour from sights such as Mont Saint-Michel or Saint-Malo.

Located on Beaulieu campus, Le Diapason, run by the Arts and Culture Department, houses a theatre with 700 seats, an exhibition space, a cafeteria, recording studios and several sports rooms. Art activities and workshops on dance, music, drawing, photography and much more are regularly held here. The university also houses remarkable scientific collections. With around 1,300,000 specimens covering a wide range of disciplines, they are among the best university collections in France. The city itself also offers a selection of cinemas, theaters and museums, as well as the Le Trans and Les Tombés de la nuit festivals.

Université de Rennes 1 has 4 main research sectors:

  • Mathematics and ICT (Information and Communication Sciences & Technologies),
  • Life and Health Sciences,
  • Material Sciences, engineering and technology
  • Humanities and Social Sciences (Law, Economics, Management, Philosophy, Journalism, Political Science)

The university offers degrees at the bachelor's, master's, and PhD levels, taught entirely in English, and a total of 33 double degrees with international partners.
In 2019, Université de Rennes 1 was awarded the excellency Label "Bienvenue en France", for the quality of the services provided to international students.

 

Detail of a map of Europe with the mark where the city of Rennes is located.
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