Internationalisation in studies

Why go for a student exchange?

Studying or training abroad will offer you the best time of your life and give you new perspectives on you studies! During student exchange, you will gain regional expertise and special knowledge advantageous for your future career. You will also create valuable contacts and make some lifelong friends. International buddy’s door is always open for you!

The next application round is in January 2020!

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Apply for student exchange!

Go Global! Apply for student exchange in January 2020! Destinations vary according to campuses, so check your campus-specific opportunities. Also Erasmus+ Work Placement Grants are open for applications.
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International Week 18-22 November 2019

TREY’s International Week is coming again in November 2019! During this week we will create possibilities to enjoy international atmosphere at your home campus. The programme is put together by TREY, student associations and Tampere University mobility services. // Tue 19 November at 12-14 International Coffee Break @ Hervanta campus, Student Affairs Office and @city centre campus, Café Toivo&Aula. // Wed 20 November at 10-11 Information session on international exchange for first-year students @city centre campus, D10b. // Wed 20 and Thu 21 November at 12-15 International coordinators will visit the guilds @ Hervanta campus.

Go Global!


Where to go for a student exchange?

There are hundreds of destinations in different parts of the world. Study for the whole academic year or just one semester. Summer courses are also available.

Application periods

Application periods take place in the beginning of autumn and spring semesters. Additional application round will be usually organised during spring and/or in the beginning of each semester. Application periods vary slightly according to campuses.

Financing your studies abroad

When going on a student exchange via university’s exchange programmes and agreements, you will receive a travel grant or a programme-specific grant. Other grants may also be available.
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Instructions for students nominated for an exchange

Congratulations on your nomination and excellent decision to go on exchange!

International traineeships


Traineeship abroad

You can also accomplish a traineeship abroad. There are Erasmus+ grants available for work placements, and faculties offer their own separate grants for this purpose as well. Regulations regarding faculty grants vary depending on faculty.

Go International at home

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International student tutoring

Each year Tampere University welcomes over 1000 new international students. You have a great opportunity to internationalise yourself by helping these students integrate into a new city and gain yourself valuable international experience.
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Internationalisation module

Include studies that promote internationalisation into Internationalisation Module and show the employers that you make an invaluable addition to the team.
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Tampere Summer School

Did you know that Summer School, organised by Tampere Universities community each year, is open and free for students of Tampere University as well? Complete courses in a real international classroom setting!