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F.A.Q. for Tor Vergata Students

WHAT ARE THE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DUAL DEGREE PROGRAM?

Candidates must be officially enrolled at their home institution.
Candidates from Tor Vergata must have completed at least 60 ECTS at their home institution before starting at the host institution. Those who have completed 66 ECTS will not be required to take an elective at GU*.


HOW MANY PLACES ARE AVAILABLE?

A maximum of two students will be selected each academic year by the home institution.


HOW IS THE SELECTION DONE?

Candidates will be selected on the basis of their GPA by the home institution.


WHERE DO I PAY TUITION?

No tuition fee will be charged by the host university. Students will be liable for all expenses including visa, travel, housing, etc. as well as second-year tuition fees at their home institution.


DO STUDENTS RECEIVE FUNDING?

We advise that students apply for a 12-month Erasmus scholarship which can be used to help finance the students’ year abroad while a participant in the Dual Degree Program.


WHICH UNIVERSITY RULES WILL APPLY WHEN I AM ABROAD STUDYING AT THE HOST INSTITUTION?

Students will follow all the rules of the host institutions. Students should keep in mind, for example, that it is not possible to reject exam marks or sit the same exam multiple times. 


WHERE CAN I FIND INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROGRAM OF STUDY?

Students can find course schedules by connecting to the Gothenburg University website.


WHICH COURSES CAN I TAKE?

Each semester is divided into 4 periods at Gothenburg University. The courses give 7,5 credits, which is defined as 5 weeks of full-time work. The courses require full-time study.

In your second year you can take the following courses:

SEMESTER

PERIOD

COURSE

ECTS

YEAR II

3 1 Topics in Public and Behavioral Economics 7.5
  2 Topics in Environmental and Health Economics 7.5
  3-4 Economic Research Process 7.5
  3-4 Applied Econometrics 7.5
    *Elective to choose from: Financial Econometrics, Investments or Corporate Finance 7.5
4   Thesis 30

 

In addition to the above core courses, students may take elective courses such as Financial Econometrics, Investments and Corporate Finance. Find more detailed information about the courses within the programme by visiting the learning platform GUL


HOW WILL MY DISSERTATION BE SUPERVISED?

Provided a student has completed all courses, obtained enough credits, received a passing grade on his/her thesis and on his/her oral defense in English, and has met all additional requirements of both institutions according to this Dual Degree program, he/she will be awarded the corresponding Master Degree from each institution according to this agreement. All Dual Degree students will be assigned a faculty member from the host institution as a mentor.

The final thesis of the students participating in the program must be presented at the home institution and at the host institution. 


HOW MARKS ARE CONVERTED?

ITALY

SWEDEN

MARK

30 e lode 90-100 A
30 85-89
29 80-84
28 75-79 B
27 70-74
26 68-69 C
25 66-67
24 65 D
23 64
22 63
21 62 E
20 61
19 60
18

 


DO I NEED TO APPLY FOR A STUDY VISA?

EU citizens have the right to work, study or live in Sweden without a residence permit if they can show they have “right of residence” which means they are employed, self-employed, a student or have sufficient means to support oneself.
Those who have the right of residence in Sweden do not need to contact the Swedish Migration Agency.

Non EU citizens who want to visit Sweden for more than 90 days need to apply for a “visitor’s permit”. Information can be found on the website of the Swedish Migration Agency regarding the application procedure and the documents requested. Depending on the reason for the visit, different documents are requested.
 

From 1 November 2022 the Swedish Migration Agency will start new procedures for stricter checks of passports in connection with applications for a residence permit. All applicants for a resident permit, including exchange students, must show their passport at an in-person visit before the Swedish Migration Agency can make a decision. Please find more information at: Stricter passport checks - Swedish Migration Agency (migrationsverket.se) and The Swedish Migration Agency is introducing new rules for better passport check - Swedish Migration Agency (migrationsverket.se). These new procedures may cause extra steps and time to apply for the visa. Students planning to travel to Sweden are advised to check this information in advance.