Applicants admitted to the program are recommended to go on an exchange semester abroad as a part of their studies. UiS regards this exchange as a highly positive component of the program which will increase your employability. Students should select from their study program’s recommended universities.
Schedule for the exchange
Students can go on a study abroad experience during the 3rd semester of the master's program in City and Regional Planning.
This semester consists of 30 ECTS credits of electives. During the exchange semester you can choose subjects similar the master program specialization. The courses you want to take abroad must be approved by the department. It is important that the subjects/ courses from abroad not overlap with subjects you have already taken. An advice is to think about your specialization and your field of interest.
In addition to the recommended universities listed below, UiS has a number of agreements with universities outside Europe that are applicable to all students at UiS, provided that they find a relevant subject offering. Within the Nordic region, all students can use the Nordlys and Nordtek networks.
Find out more: https://www.uis.no/en/outbound-exchange-network-and-agreements
Contact your student adviser at the Faculty if you have questions about guidance and pre-approval of topics.
Sabrina Ebenhoch: https://www.uis.no/nb/profile/2707
General questions about exchange:
Go to the exchange guide in the Digital student service desk
- Aalborg University, Denmark
- Polytechnico di Milano, Italy
- Griffith University, Australia
- Queensland University of Technology, Australia
San Diego State University, USA