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Dual Degree with Goteborg University

Dual Degree in cooperation with the MSc in Finance at the School of Business, Economics and Law of the University of Goteborg (Sweden).

Every year our first year students have the chance to apply to the international mobility program. Selected students will spend their second year at the University of Goteborg.

Please find in the following the most important details, the list of courses available in the exchange program, the call for application and the request form.

Application

The Call for Application is usually available in February/March.

As regards the academic year 2018/2019, please check the following links:

Accommodation

The  host  institution  will  attempt  to  assist  dual  degree  students  to  obtain,  at students’  own  expenses,  on-campus  accommodation  or,  if  not  available,  off-campus accommodation within reasonable access to the campus, e.g. by public transport. The host institution will provide further reasonable assistance, within its discretion and its capabilities.

Students' reports

At this link, you can find the reports of some of our students' on their experience. 

Students' obligations

(a) The host institution will issue appropriate documents to assist a prospective dual degree student to obtain a visa under the current legislation of the host country. Each dual degree student answers for obtaining his or her own visa and for complying with further immigration formalities. Moreover he or she is solely responsible to submit in due time all documents required to pursue the exchange period at the host institution.

(b) An exchange student is also liable for all personal expenses incurred at the host  institution, including visa, travel, housing, meals,  health,  books and stationery.

(c)  An  exchange  student  is  required  to  cover,  at  his  or  her  own  expense, adequate travel and medical insurance for the entire period when he or she is  away  from  his  or  her  home  country  for  purposes  of  study  abroad, including the exchange period.

(d) Students must pay their tuition fee only to their home institution. No tuition fee will be requested by the host institution.

Scope of the agreement

(a) This dual degree program is a unique exchange based upon the principle of reciprocity  in  numbers  of  fellows  admitted  each  year  as  degree-seeking students under the terms of this agreement. 

(b) A maximum of 2 units of exchange each way per academic year will be initially arranged.  However, this number may  vary in any given year, provided a balance of exchanges is obtained over the term of this agreement.  The number may be  amended in mutual consent. Once a student from the home institution has registered at the host institution for the dual degree programme, the quota is regarded to be filled even if the student  fails to complete the term or academic year for any reason.

(c) During the master scheme, the students shall study at their home institution in their first year and transfer to the host institution in the second year.

(d) A joint commission composed by an equal number of professors form each institution will be responsible to follow the  activities under the present agreement.

Screening and selection

(a) Candidates to join this program must be officially enrolled in a master programme at their home institution.

Candidates to join the program must have completed at least 48 ECTS at their home institution before they attend the  courses to the host institutions.

(b) The recruitment of the students to the programme is the responsibility of the  home institution. Candidates joining  this program will be interviewed and admitted by each institution. However, the host institution reserves the right to reject  students if  it  considers  that  candidates do not have met academic standards required by the host institution.
The  decision of the host institution in the selection of students is binding.

Which courses can I take?

Tor Vergata Students leaving for Gothenburg for the second year must have completed all the compulsory courses of the first year, for 60 credits total. In the second year at Gothenburg they have to take all Compulsory courses at Gothenburg, and two or three Optional Courses depending on whether they have already taken an optional course in the first year at Tor Vergata.

To obtain the dual degree, a student from Tor Vergata must choose at least four courses from the list, the course of "Advanced Corporate Finance"  is mandatory. 

At the following link you can find the course syllabus:

http://utbildning.gu.se/education/courses-and-programmes/course-syllabus

Find more detailed information about the courses within the programme by visiting the learning platform GUL

Other elective course

Obligations by both parties

(a) The courses in both institutions are taught in English. Credits obtained at the host institution are recognized by the home institution. Specific course loads, credits and contact hours shall be specified in an appendix to this agreement. Specific course requirements will be updated in relation to the admission process to the programme in January each year.

(b) 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 programme, he/she will be awarded the corresponding Master degree from each institution according this agreement.

(c) Each dual degree student will be assigned a faculty member from the host institution as a mentor.

(d) The joint commission will propose the final grade to assign to the students who completed all the requirements  for  the  joint degree by taking into account the grades reported in the exams and the thesis.

(e)  The Master Thesis of students participating to the program must be presented at both institutions.

Obligations by Tor Vergata students

(a)  Students must fulfil the programme specific entry requirements upon admission.

(b) Required workload at GU: 36 ECTS of courses and 24 ECTS for Thesis. Total 60 ECTS.

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 pragramme, he/she will be awarded the corresponding master degree from each institution according this agreement.

Each Dual Degree student will be assigned a faculty member from the host institution as a mentor.

The joint commission will propose the final grade to assign to the students who completed all the requirements for the joint degree by taking into account the grades reported in the exams and the thesis.

The Master Thesis of students participating to the program must be presented at both institutions.