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Working World Wide: the international competence

Exchange programme

This programme prepares you to work world wide. The main learning objective is to obtain the international competence by applying theory about culture, international context, economics and law during an internship, research or voluntary work in the second part of the programme.

The exchange programme Working World Wide: The International Competence gets you prepared for an international career by providing a theoretical background and ways of applying this background in day-to-day reality. The theory taught in the first part of the minor will be put into practice in an international project.

Foreign students can choose to carry out their international project in the Netherlands or abroad. Examples of possible projects are: an internship at a Dutch or international organisation or volunteering work.

Facts and figures

The programme at a glance

Programme information

A view of the study programme

Programme structure

For this exchange programme an international competence has been developed, which is based on four professional aspects: 

  • Reporting on relevant international developments
  • Reporting on relevant (draft) EU legislation
  • Receiving foreign visitors
  • Representing your own organization abroad

International project

Foreign students can choose to carry out their international project in the Netherlands or abroad. Examples of possible projects are: an internship at a Dutch or international organisation or volunteering work.

Method

  • 3-day excursion to European Union institutions in Luxembourg
  • Mandatory lectures which combine theory and assignments (1st block)
  • Individual and group assignments in and out class (e.g. presentations, reports)
  • International project: internship, research or voluntary work (2nd block)

Learning outcomes

The main learning objective is to obtain the international competence, at least the initial elements because experience is an integral part of it. This means that at the end of this programme, the student can:

  • Explain in his own words what culture is and what values are
  • Report and advice on relevant international asects for an organisation 
  • Analyse a country on key indicators of its economic position
  • Prevent and tackle problems arising in the area of international business

  • Apply the knowledge gained in the first ten weeks of the programme in his international project, so that the student can:
    • Bridge cultural differences
    • Has experienced working and/or living abroad with the purpose of gaining experience using a theoretical framework
  • Put the knowledge and experience of this programme in a broad perspective, so that the student:
    • Recognises the meaning of the Working World Wide programme
    • Applies the knowledge and experience gained in this programme in his further personal and professional development
    • Reads, writes and speaks English at an adequate level

In addition to the above mentioned learning outcomes, directly related to internationalisation, the programme also promotes some general learning outcomes, like good co-operation between as well as communication skills.

 

Calendar

 

 

Awarding

After completing your exchange programme at Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, you will receive a:

  • Transcript of records

Subjects

An indication of the subjects you can expect

After your study programme

Career Perspectives

Working World Wide gets you prepared for an international career by providing a theoretical background and ways and means of applying this background in day-to-day reality.

Location Kralingse Zoom

Where you can find us
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Kralingse Zoom

Kralingse Zoom 91 3063 ND Rotterdam

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