Call for application for exchange in 2018/2019 to Malmo University, Sweden, and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, USA

19 Jan 2018


The Department of English is calling for application of academic yer 2018/2019 of two exchange programmes: the Southern Illinois University at Carbondale in the United States and Malmö University in Sweden.

1. One semester or one year exchange to Malmo University, Sweden for the academic year 2018/2019

This exchange will be for a one semester or one year stay in Sweden in the academic year 2018/2019. The exchange is open to students in second and third year of undergraduate programme of English Studies, FAH, and postgraduate students of Department of English, FAH, who target the areas of Creative Writing and/or Children’s Literature (although applicants from other areas in the department will also be considered).  If you are interested in applying, please submit the following documents to Department of English Office (E21-4068) by 2 February 2018.

  • Application form (click to download)
  • For the exchange period on the form, please write “1st semester 2018/2019” or “2nd semester 2018/2019” or “one year 2018/2019”
  • Letter of application (stating why you want to go and why you should be chosen)
  • C.V.
  • Academic report (since year 1)
  • Two letters of reference supporting the application
  • TOEFL (paper-based: total of at least 575 written test at least 4.5 or internet based: total of at least 90 and written test at least 20) or IELTS with an overall mark of 6.5 and no module under 5.5
  • Learning Agreement (click to download, do not need to obtain approval at the application stage, but need to complete it and show us your tentative plan first)

Student will be selected by reviewing of application materials and interview. For more information about Malmö University, see http://www.mah.se/english/

Should you have any query about this exchange programme, please contact the following office:

Department of English
Location: E21-4068
Tel: 8822 8201
Email: fah.english@um.edu.mo

2. One semester exchange to Southern Illinois University Carbondale, USA, for the academic year 2018/2019

This exchange is opened to students studying in the undergraduate programmes, Communication of FSS and English Studies of FAH in their 2nd year (the exchange period will be: 3rd year – 1st or 2nd semester).

Interested candidate should submit the following documents to Office of Department of English in room E21-4068 (students majoring in English Studies) or Office of Department of Communication in room E21-2041 (students majoring in Communication) by 7 March 2018.

  • Application Form: FAH form (click to download) / FSS form (please refer to the call in Department of Communication)
  • For the exchange period on the form, please write either “1st semester 2018/2019” or “2nd semester 2018/2019”
  • Statement of purpose
  • CV
  • Academic record (since year 1)
  • Learning Agreement (click to download, do not need to obtain approval at the application stage, but need to complete it and show us your tentative plan first)
  • TOEFL/IELTS certificate (Please refer to the link below for English proficiency requirement. This document is optional for application to our Department, but will be needed by partner institute after you are selected)

There will be a face-to-face interview for applicants and may be a written examination. The selection of candidates will be based on GPA, faculty recommendations, and proficiency in English. Detailed schedule and information of the examination and interview will be announced in due course.

More information about SIUC is available in the following pages

Should you have any query about this exchange programme, please contact the following offices according to your major:

Department of English
Location: E21-4068
Tel: 8822 8201
Email: fah.english@um.edu.mo

Department of Communication
Location: E21-2041
Tel: 8822 8961
Email: barbarachin@um.edu.mo