International Summer School in Spain at UDC

International Summer School in Spain at UDC

International Summer School at UDC

Last days to registered in a Summer School in Spain!

From 30th July to 17th August 2018

The International Summer School´s Universidade da Coruña was set in 2014 and is offering a wide selection of three-week intensive courses taught by international faculty from law and business sciences up to science and technology. Dozens of professors and hundreds of students from more than 40 countries participated in this experience. The courses had an academic load of 6 ECTS credits and were recognized by the University of A Coruña and by dozens of universities around the world as credits for their own degrees.

The degree, master or doctorate students, as well as senior and professional students, can participate in the ISS.
Compact Data Structures, English for Academic Research, Host-parasite Immune Interactions, Power of Persuasion and Negotiation Skills…

The full Program list on the UCD website and the FAQ page

A Coruña

The summer school will take place in the campus located in La Corogne. I invite you to take a look at this video 😉

Optional: Spanish language courses

The International Summer School will provide supplementary courses in Spanish language to interested foreign students. Students will be allocated to different groups according to their levels. These courses will have a duration of 28 hours and will only be available to students taking some of the main courses offered by the ISS. Scholarships available to students from selected countries do not cover these supplementary Spanish language courses.

Students will receive, on their acceptance email, instructions to register on the Spanish language course.

Spanish courses will be held from Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 11:00.

The deadline will be on 30th June 2018.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible. In addition to being able to secure a place in your preferred course, there is an early-bird price that also encourages you to apply early. If you require a visa, we advise you to apply at least one month before the ISS application deadline.

Presentation of the university

The University of A Coruña was founded under the Galician Universities Law 11/1989 on July 20th, 1989. The Constituent Assembly passed the University Statutes on the February 4th, 1992and these were published in the Official Bulletin (DOG) on September 17th, 1992.

The University of A Coruña is a public institution whose primary objective is the generation, management, and dissemination of culture and scientific, technological and professional knowledge through the development of research and teaching.

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Study medicine abroad: Medical University of Gdańsk

Study medicine abroad: Medical University of Gdańsk

Are you on HigherEdMe to study medicine abroad?

If yes, you might be contacted by the Medical University of Gdańsk

Today’s post presents this institution registered for more than a month, they have for the moment contacted a few students based on their wishes to study nursing, pharmacy or nutrition.
If you like this university and wishes to study medicine abroad don’t hesitate to contact us. Update your profile to mention it in your motivations or create a new wish and select Poland as the main destination of your study abroad project 😉


The Medical University of Gdańsk in numbers

  • they are the 2nd medical school in Poland*
  • they are the 8th Polish university in general category*
  • they are rated the 2nd in Poland in terms of research effectiveness (2017 academic ranking by the ”Perspektywy magazine”)*


Medical University of Gdańsk (MUG) is the largest medical university in northern Poland, located in one of the most beautiful cities in Europe with an old town and beautiful sandy beaches. MUG educates nearly 6000 undergraduate and postgraduate students at four Faculties: Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Pharmacy and The Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology. MUG offers various courses (Premedical Course, English Language Course, Polish Language Course), Medicine Doctor Programme, Nursing Programme, Nutrition and Dietetics Programme and the Ph.D. Programmes, which are taught fully in English.


The Spanish Day/Día Español

The University life is paced with a lot of cultural activities, the example is the Spanish Day/Día Español/ of the Department of Foreign Languages.
Students have enjoyed a flamenco dance show 💃🕺performed by the Los Mariscos dance group operating at the Flamenco school ANDA LU, presentations of the MUG’s students who participated in the Erasmus+ programme in # Spain and tasting of the Spanish cuisine specialties.

About Poland and Gdańsk

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With a population of approximately 38.5 million people, Poland is the sixth most populous member state of the European Union.  Poland’s capital and largest metropolis are Warsaw. Other major cities include Kraków, Łódź, Wrocław, Poznań, Gdańsk, and Szczecin.

Poland is a developed market and regional power as well as a possible emerging world power. It has the eighth largest and one of the most dynamic economies in the European Union, simultaneously achieving a very high rank on the Human Development Index.

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Malbork Castle is the world’s largest medieval brick gothic complex and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. By Diego Delso, CC BY-SA 3.0


Gdańsk, Nec temere, nec timide”, i.e. fearlessly but reasonably

Located on the Baltic coast, it’s Poland’s principal seaport with a population approaching 1.4 million. It is a large center of economic life, science, culture, and a popular tourist destination. Lying on the Bay of Gdańsk and the southern coast of the Baltic Sea the city is a thousand years old.

With its Hanseatic tradition, it has for ages played a major role in the commercial relationships between Northern and Western Europe on the one hand, and the countries of Central and Eastern Europe on the other hand.
Gdansk cultivates a centuries-long tradition of amber processing and trade. Its nickname of the world capital of amber is well earned.
The city has a history long of a thousand year, so if you like old architecture, old traditions you will not be disappointed.

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Study in Mexico! The Autonomous University of Guerrero

Study in Mexico! The Autonomous University of Guerrero

Welcome to the Autonomous University of Guerrero (UAGro).

Study in Spanish in one of the top university in Mexico

UAGro, the place where to study in Mexico. Live an international experience in the golden state of Mexico. Students often comment on the collegiality and sense of community that exists on the 12 different campuses across the state. They also like as well as the many educational, cultural, and social activities within easy reach. They are a diverse institution with over 89,000 students and 40% of ethnic minorities. UAGro is one of the ten most popular universities in the country. This University is extremely proud of its high-quality academic programs and high graduation rates. Once students arrive on their campus, the UAgro team is dedicated to supporting them so they can have the best academic and multicultural experience in Mexico.

What to know about UAGro

The Autonomous University of Guerrero (Universidad Autónoma de Guerrero or UAGro) is a public and autonomous institution of secondary education and higher education in the Mexican state of Guerrero. Its main campus is in Chilpancingo, with facilities in Acapulco, Taxco, Iguala, Tixtla, Ometepec, Tecpan de Galeana, Altamirano and other cities in the state.

UAGro offers 34 Bachelor Degrees in addition of 29 postgraduate levels: in social sciences, humanities, natural sciences, health, agriculture, education, engineering, and administration. This institution has agreements at the National level with the National Autonomous University of Mexico and with the Autonomous Metropolitan University Xochimilco Unit. Not to mention, in an international way with the universities of the United States, France, Spain, Cuba, and Canada for collaboration and exchange.

In 2018, the Autonomous University of Guerrero teaches 21 university degrees. Additionally, the Autonomous University of Guerrero is also an online university. 

The dream to study in Mexico

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Chilpancingo de los Bravo

Chilpancingo is the capital and second-largest city of the state of Guerrero, Mexico. The city is on Mexican Federal Highway 95 which connects Acapulco to Mexico City. It is served by Chilpancingo National Airport, which is one of the five airports in the state.
Truly a city for archeology’s lovers, because you will find here “Pezuapan”. An archaeological sits on the eastern slope of the Chilpancingo valley. With more than 4000m2 of archaeological vestiges, dated from 650 AD to 1150 AD.

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By Sally from Willamette Valley - Oregon, USA - Acapulco, CC BY 2.0, Link

Acapulco de Juárez

We continue our little tour of the city of Acapulco. Known as the major seaport in the state of Guerrero on the Pacific coast of Mexico.  You surely have already heard of Acapulco before. But did you know that this city is the largest in the state and also Mexico’s largest beach and seaside resort city. As a matter of fact, the city is one of Mexico’s oldest beach resorts (a getaway for Hollywood stars and millionaires in the 1940s through to the 1960s).

It’s time to study in Mexico!

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International studies in Russia: The University of Tyumen

International studies in Russia: The University of Tyumen

If your study abroad project includes studies in Russia, this post is for you 😉

On HigherEdMe we are proud of the diversity of Universities connected with our platform. Today, we invite you to consider international studies in Russia and to discover a unique university.

About the University of Tyumen

To start this post about studies in Russia, I prefer to let the University talk for itself about its mission:

The University mission is to train graduates with relevant globally competitive world-class skills with
the view to transform social environment and to create new successful businesses.

The University of Tyumen is ranked in the top 25 of Russian Universities. University of Tyumen is a part of the prestigious 5-100 Russian Academic Excellence Project aimed at increasing global competitiveness of Russian universities. It offers a large variety of programs in Russian. And if you need a boost in your Russian language skills, you can follow their preparatory program.

It has an entirely English-taught Master’s program in Plant Biosecurity at X-BIO Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Biology and 7 bilingual (English/Russian) Bachelor’s programs at the School of Advanced Studies. All other degree programs are provided in Russian, however there are more than 150 English-taught courses within the programs.


A University ready to welcome international students

Already 2154 International students from 39 countries study at UTMN.

Before everything, I invite you to look at their website. It is very well documented and has a lot of pages dedicated to future international students wiiling to pursue their studies in Russia.  All the information you will need are in the Support section.

IIn the picture above, you can look at all the university’s campuses. From old and nice building to modern architecture style.


Why not to make your studies in the happiest city of Russia, Tyumen

The city of Tyumen is consistently ranked as the most comfortable city in Russia, boasting high quality of life and strong educational opportunities for local, regional, and international students.

Some facts about the city :

  • The Tyumen Region is one of the largest regions in Russia (larger than Germany, France, Italy and the United Kingdom combined )
  • Tyumen is the oldest Russian city in Siberia, founded in 1586.
  • Tyumen is a religiously diverse city, hosting orthodox and Catholic churches, mosques, as well as a synagogue.
  • The embankment of the Tyra River is unique: at 24 meters high and four kilometers in length, it is the only four-level embankment in Russia.
  • Fun fact: Tyumen has 38.17 km of space for bicycles, as well as more than 80 km of projected bicycle paths.
  • Tyumen hosts the largest Drama theater in Russia

The video about Tyumen here:

I hope you enjoyed this post and that it will make you want to learn more about the University of Tyumen and Studies in Russia.


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Welcome to Join a School in France

Welcome to Join a School in France  @joinaschoolinfrance

A few words from Anne-Laure Koning, director of Join a School in France:

“Join a School in France allows each year 2500 students to apply to a Master program or a Summer School in our member schools.
These schools pursue excellence in fields such as Management, Engineering, Fashion, Animation, Gastronomy or Perfumery.
Since 30 years, our goal is to make the application process to these top ranked schools as simple as possible by:

  • offering joint application forms for several schools or programs;
  • organizing webinars and visio conferences 4 times a month, in order to answer all the questions you may have;
  • combining the admission interview with the Campus France one in several countries.

We wish you success in your future application

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Welcome to the University of Central Missouri and its Fighting Mule!!

Welcome to the University of Central Missouri and its Fighting Mule!!

Today, HigherEdMe welcomes the University of Central Missouri.


Interested in a study abroad trip to the USA? Start to learn more about this great university on their website:


Campus view of UCM

About the University:

UCM’s school colors are Cardinal (red) and black; its mascot is Mo the Mule. UCM has several interesting traditions and but a particularly nice one that demonstrates solidarity between students is the Mule Haul.  Mule Haul happens in August at the beginning of the semester. Every year, UCM staff, faculty, and students in higher years volunteer to help first-year students move into their residence halls on move-in day.

UCM has consistently been named as a Best Regional University by U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges Ranking and The Princeton Review’s Best 377 Colleges. UCM offers 150 programs of study leading to certificates, bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, education specialist degrees as well as a cooperative doctorate. These include 10 pre-professional programs, 27 areas of teacher certification and 37 graduate programs.

red Fighting Mule University of Central Missouri


What about international students?

In its recent history, more than 3,000 international students from approximately 70 countries have called UCM home each year. In addition,  nearly 400 US students study abroad annually.

In other words, they are ready to welcome you to a unique American environment with a global perspective! I invite you to look at this video that presents their Center for Global Education.


For students who need ESL support before entering their degree-programs, and for students who want to come to UCM for a short-term English-language program, the English Language Institute (ELI) offers a number of different options. 

UCM’s Intensive English Program is the first CEA-Accredited four-year institution in the state of Missouri, and students who start in the IEP are well-prepared to continue with their degree programs. 

Additionally, the ELI offers certificate programs in Aviation English, TOEFL Preparation, Academic-Preparation, and Language & Culture Programs for 2, 3, and 4 weeks throughout the year. The ELI also creates tailor-made programs for individuals and groups. 

For more information about the English Language Institute, please contact the director, Ms. Valerie Heming, at


Where is the University? and where’s Missouri?







Missouri is a state in the United States Midwest Region, sometimes also called the Heartland for its warm-hearted culture and central location in the U.S..   The State shares its name with the ‘Missouri River’ which is the second longest river in North America. “The Smithsonian Bureau of American Ethnology states that Missouri means town of the large canoes. Other authorities say the original native American syllables (from which the word came) mean wooden canoe people, he of the big canoe, or river of the big canoes.” (


Missouri’s biggest city is Kansas City, 3 hours away from New York by plane. With 92 State Parks and Historic sites, Missouri has a rich history and beautiful wildlife.


The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876), a famous Mark Twain novel is based on the town in Missouri where Mark Twain was raised.


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