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Call for Applications to the Erasmus+ ICM Bidirectional Mobility

  • In Sciences
  • 21 Sep 2018 - 4:13pm
  • By Elias Tuhereze
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Call for applications from both Staff and Students

The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES), Makerere University in collaboration with the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences wishes to announce the
Erasmus+ ICM mobility students' exchange scholarship fully funded for both undergraduate and M.Sc. graduate students registered by Makerere University under the College of Agricultural and
Environmental Sciences.

The two institutions have supported such exchanges in the theme learning for sustainable knowledge-intensive agriculture and agribusiness. The mobility is intended to offer opportunities
to accelerate education and engagement of the youth in agripreneurial innovations that transcends cultural historical divides. This international exchange is also aimed at raising
awareness and promoting experience, knowledge, ideas and skills necessary for taking action towards enhanced agricultural sustainability.

The mobility project will not only comprise bidirectional staff exchange for guest teaching and teacher training opportunities in the two universities but will also offer an opportunity for
students from the two universities to be exposed to multiple options to take courses according to their study levels (BSc. or MSc.) or perform internships that are valid for university credits.
The scholarship will support 5 students to attend courses at SLU in 2019 and 2020. The program is designed to enable students transfer their ECTS creditJ credit units (CU) back to the home
institution (MAK). This means that the courses that a student will undertake at SLU will be included on their academic transcripts. A list of the courses that will be offered during the
exchange period can be found on the link below (A copy of the courses is displayed at the departments in College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences).

https://student.slu.se/en/studies/courses-and-programmes/course-pages
More information about the student life at SLU can be found on this link.
https://www.slu.se/en/education/life-at-slu/
Female students are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility

  • You should be a registered student at the College of agricultural and Envirorunental Sciences. For undergraduates you should be in at least 3,d year by the time of the exchange (2019). Masters students' should have completed a semester in university at the start of the exchange (2019).
  • You should be ready to attend class in Sweden for 5 months

Requirements

  1. You should provide a one page motivation letter clearly stating why you are the most suitable person to participate in this international exchange.
  2. You should attach your testimonial indicating the courses you have undertaken during your studentship at Makerere University. There should be a clear indication of your CGP A and the courses you have passed and those you are retaking.
  3. You should provide a letter of reference from one of your lecturers (preferably one that has taught you in previous classes) during your studentship at MAK.

How to Apply
I. Submit your application package as a single file (motivation letter, copy of academic testimonials and reference letter) to office of the principal College of Agricultural and
Envirorunental Sciences by 1700Hrs on Wednesday 26th September 2018. Please give your documents to Ms. Mary Nantale on email nantalem@caes.mak.ac.ug or marynantale@gmail.com for onward transmission to Ruthie Mutyaba on email ruthiemutyaba@caes.mak.ac.ug or ruthiemutyaba@gmail.com.

2. On submission, ensure your name is registered (in the book) that will be with Ms. Mary Nantale

3. Selected! Nominated students will be contacted by 1st October 2018.

For any further practical information about the application please contact:

Assoc. Prof. Fred Kabi (0772657155 E-mail: fred .kabi@gmail.com)
Dr. Rebecca Namatovu (0754960638 E-mail: rnamatou@mubs.ac.ug)
Ms. Catherine Tindiwensi (0755297098 Email: ctindiwesi@mubs.ac.ug)
Ms. Ruthie Mutyaba-C0753487288 E-mail: ruthiemutyaba@gmail.com

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