IUS received an Erasmus+ grant for exchange with Middle East Technical University

International University of Sarajevo (IUS) received an Erasmus+ grant for exchange with Middle East Technical University (METU) from Ankara (Turkey). The University website is www.metu.edu.tr. Thanks to the agreement signed on 20th of April 2016, IUS students have an opportunity for exchange in the fall semester of the academic year 2016/17 for:

- Three undergraduate students from any IUS program are eligible for exchange for a period of five months. Granted scholarship is 800EUR per month, including paid travel expenses in the amount of 275 EUR,

- One academic staff member from any IUS program is eligible for exchange for a period of one week, 140EUR per day, including paid travel expenses in the amount of 275 EUR.

Middle East Technical University was established in 1956 and is considered as one of the best universities in Turkey. It is specialized in the fields of engineering, natural sciences, social and administrative sciences, architecture and education. The official language is English at all levels of study. The University offers students and professors excellent conditions for work. METU is a leading university in Turkey regarding the quality of its international research projects and a number of resources from research activities. METU Technopolis, the first techno-park in Turkey, and among the first 20 techno-parks in the world, is located in the campus of the University. The University Library has one of the biggest book funds in Turkey, more than 400,000 books and 160,000 periodicals. The library subscribes to 12,500 journals, 11,000 electronic, 1500 printed and 50 databases. Most publications are in English, but there are publications in Turkish, German and French.

The student and staff exchange with this prestigious Turkish university applies to all programs offered by the IUS. Students and professors of IUS who are interested in this exchange can submit their application to the International Relations Office, Building A, -1, office B12. Deadline for submission of applications is Thursday, 28th of April 2016.

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