Program Overview

Objectives and Career Perspectives
Intended Audience

For students interested in discovering their potential for a research career this program offers unique opportunities to work as a junior researcher in a research project. Supervision will be provided by academic staff, working on and/or responsible for the research project. In some cases it may be possible to work on an individual research project, depending on the available resources at the chosen university and available academic supervision.

The program comprises a Language and Culture Course of the host country, an in-depth literature review on the chosen research topic, the actual research project and an essay or write up of the research results. In general, a total of 30 ECTS will be obtained, equaling approx. 15 US credits:

  • 6 ECTS Language & Culture Course/s
  • 6 ECTS Methods & Literature Review
  • 12 ECTS Research Project
  • 6 E CTS Write-up/Essay on research results

The research offerings will be different in each institution. Research can be done in all kinds of fields, depending on the available places and chosen university.

Objectives and Career Perspectives

The objectives of this program are to give students the challenge of conducting original research at the cutting edge of human knowledge and promote interactions with scholars through an immersion in European Undergraduate Research Opportunities in the research environment. Participants learn about scientific reasoning, research methods, theoretical principles related to the research area, and scholarly communication. By finalizing the results of their research project in a paper of publishable quality, they will also have improved their writing and presentation skills.

Students will be able to evaluate and focus their career interests. The experience will enhance their intercultural skills due to the close contact with academics and other students as the result of working together and discussing the research program. The program also enhances their understanding of academic research and their potential personal role in this.

Intended Audience

Outstanding and motivated advanced undergraduate, honours or (post) graduate students with a strong interest in an academic/research career with a GPA of 3.4 or higher. Students do not need to have research experience, science students need to have ample teaching laboratory experiences.

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