Stays in the USA, Canada and double degrees in Peru and Mexico during 2018-19

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Do you want to stay during the 2018-2019 academic year at a North-American or Canadian university or get a double degree in MIRI-IPN (Mexico) or MAI/MEI-PUCP (Peru)?

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Students interested in going abroad to the USA or Canada or who wish to get a double degree in Mexico or Peru will be able to do so in one of the following universities:

Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, Georgia, USA)

Academic stay

  • Master students
  • A semester long-stay to take courses
  • Year-long stay in case of carrying out of the Master Thesis
  • Good academic performance record
  • English requirements: TOEFL 79 ibased

Internship stay

  • Recommended only for Master students
  • Minimum stay of one semester in a research laboratory
  • Paid internship
  • Possibility of carrying out the Master Thesis
  • Good academic performance record
  • English requirement: high level
  • You will have to pass an interview in English with the Vice-Dean of International Relations of the FIB

 

Northeastern University Boston (Boston, Massachusetts, USA)

Internship Stay

  • Very competitive call
  • Recommended only for Master students interested in research in subjects related to what GENESYS does
  • Minimum stay of one semester at GENESYS research lab: http://genesys-lab.org
  • Paid internship
  • Possibility of carrying out the Master Thesis
  • Good academic record
  • English requirement: high level
  • You will have to pass an interview in English with the Vice-Dean of International Relations of the FIB

 

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, Illinois, USA)

Internship stay

  • Very competitive call
  • Only for MIRI students of the Computer Networks & Distributed Systems specialization interested in research subjects related to what is done at the i-acoma Architecture Group research team
  • Minimum Stay of one semester working at the i-acoma research group: http://iacoma.cs.uius.edu/josep/torrellas.html, http://cs.illinois.edu/directory/profile/torrella
  • Paid internship
  • Possibility of carrying out the Master Thesis
  • Good academic record
  • English requirement: high level
  • You will have to pass an interview in English with the Vice-Dean of International Relations of the FIB

 

Purdue University (WEST Lafayette, Indiana, USA)

  • Bachelor students
  • Academic stay to take courses and/or do a Final Project
  • Semester- or year-long stay
  • Good academic performance record
  • English requirements: TOEFL score of 80 or IELTS score from 6.5 up

 

University of Colorado (Colorado Springs, USA) (Balsells Fellowship)

  • Bachelor students
  • 4 to 6 month-long academic stay to carry out the Bachelor or Master Thesis
  • Fellowship awarded by the Balsells Program
  • Good academic performance record
  • Students interested in research and the possibility of pursuing a Master or PhD at this university
  • English requirements: Intermediate English proficiency
  • Requirement to apply: Participants must be Spanish citizens and permanent residents of Catalonia

 

University of Colorado (Boulder, USA) (Balsells Fellowship)

  • Bachelor and Master students
  • 4 to 6 month-long academic stay to carry out the Bachelor or Master Thesis
  • Good academic performance record
  • Students interested in research and the possibility of pursuing a Master or PhD at this university
  • English requirements: Intermediate English proficiency
  • Requirement to apply: Participants must be Spanish citizens and permanent residents of Catalonia

 

University of California (Irvine, USA) (Balsells Fellowship)

  • Bachelor and Master students
  • Semester-long academic stay to do a Final Project
  • Good academic performance record
  • Students interested in research and the possibility of pursuing a Master or PhD at this university
  • English requirements: TOEFL 80 or IELTS 7.0. Otherwise a Cambridge Score and an interview may be accepted.
  • Requirement to apply: Participants must be Spanish citizens and permanent residents of Catalonia

 

École de technologie supérieure (Université du Québec, Canada)

  • Recommended only for Master students
  • Year-long academic stay (Courses during Q1 + Courses/Final Project during Q2)
  • Good academic performance record
  • French requirement: B2 level

 

Instituto Politécnico Nacional (Mexico City, Mexico)

  • MIRI Master students of the following specialties: Advanced Computing, High Performance Computing and Computer Networks and Distributed Systems
  • Before you go you have to pass 60 ECTS of specific courses agreed in the bilateral agreement
  • 2 semesters in the IPN (last year) (30 ECTS of courses+ 30 ECTS of TFM)
  • B2.1 or higher level of English

 

Pontifica Universidad Católica del Perú (Lima, Perú)

  • MAI or MEI Master students
  • Before leaving you must have passed 60 ECTS credits from the Master, including all compulsory ones
  • Mobility starts in august
  • 2 semesters at PUCP (last year) (24 credits, equivalent to 60 ECTS, including the Master Thesis)
  • Languages used at PUCP: English/Spanish

 

You will have to send an e-mail to before the 19 January 2018. Put “USA-Canada-Mexico-Peru 2018/2019” in the Subject field. You must include:

  • A maximum of four universities, stating your order of preference
  • Type of stay: academic or internship
  • Length of stay. In case of a semester-long stay, which semester, autumn or spring
  • Motivation letter in English (USA), French (Canada) or Spanish (Mexico, Peru)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Transcript of Records (in English)
  • Language certificate

 

To apply for a university in the USA that requires a TOEFL grade it is necessary to say whether the student has already passed the exam, and with which grade. You will be able to certify your TOEFL grade until the 29 January.