Transnational online learning in CHARM-EU: Call for students

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Would you like to take part in an innovative European learning experience? Applications are now open for the transnational online courses provided by CHARM-EU partner universities for Bachelor's and Master's students interested in expanding their academic portfolio and gaining international learning experience. 

During the Spring & Summer Semester of the 2023/2024 academic year, CHARM-EU universities will provide access to a certain set of their hybrid/ on-line courses for the students at the partner universities to facilitate virtual exchange activities. This way, students will get first-hand transnational experience without physical mobility. The credits of the online courses can be recognized in line with the standard procedures of the home university.

If you are ready for an international university challenge and interested in becoming an international student, you are a perfect candidate. The application period is open until Thursday 24th January 2024. 

What is CHARM-EU?

CHARM-EU is a European University alliance, co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme, between the University of Barcelona (coordinator), Trinity College DublinUtrecht University, the University of Montpellier,  Eötvös Loránd University BudapestÅbo Akademi UniversityJulius-Maximilians-University WürzburgRuhr West University of Applied Sciences and the University of Bergen. At CHARM-EU we work together to design and create a new university model to become a world example of good practice to increase the quality, international competitiveness, and attractiveness of the European Higher Education landscape.

CHARM-EU represents a Challenge-Driven, Accessible, Research-based and Mobile model for the co-creation of a European University aligned with the European Values, the European Green Deal and the sustainable development goals (SDGs). This international programme employs innovative pedagogical approaches and mechanisms to engage staff and students of diverse backgrounds and disciplines to facilitate, foster and enhance the links between education, research, and innovation. Furthermore, active engagement with CHARM-EU’s extended network of academic experts and extra-academic actors increases the potential development and employability of our graduates.

What are the benefits of participation?

By joining the transnational courses offered by CHARM-EU partner universities, you can

  • take part in an international learning experience by studying with peers from other countries, backgrounds and disciplines.
  • gain experience in international collaboration and connect with other students from around Europe.
  • participate in online courses which gives you flexibility to attend from your own home or university.
  • earn credits and enhance your academic portfolio in exciting and innovative courses.
  • get access to courses that are not available at your home institution.
  • increase your future career opportunities by improving your skills and competencies in key areas of employment need.
  • learn from acknowledged professors and lecturers from prestigious universities of the CHARM-EU Alliance.
  • experience learning online at a CHARM-EU alliance university as a potential stepping stone to future physical mobility.
What types of courses are offered?

All the courses in this call are accredited as a core or as an elective course in a BA or MA programme at the advertising university (students gain credits from the course). Furthermore, the courses:

  • are delivered in English
  • give access to the course materials online in an LMS (Moodle, Teams, Canvas)
  • are either fully online (all students are online) or hybrid (regular students are offline, virtual exchange students are online at the same time)
  • are delivered either synchronously or asynchronously
  • are interactive (students have an opportunity to interact with the course materials, the instructor, and the other students in the class, for example during international group projects, Moodle forums or breakout rooms)
  • are in broad study fields but some of them may be related to one of the areas of Sustainability and Climate Change; Transversal skills; Technology and STEM; Entrepreneurship, innovation, and business; as well as European values, culture, and language. 
Criteria for application

You can apply for the offered courses if:

  • you are a Bachelors or Masters student in one of the following CHARM-EU universities: Åbo Akademi UniversityEötvös Loránd University BudapestJulius-Maximilians-University WürzburgUniversity of MontpellierUtrecht University
  • your study advisor/course coordinator agrees that the course is suitable for your study programme
  • your background and experience (e.g. English language level where relevant) alligns with the requirements of the module.

Online course catalogue

Åbo Akademi University

The Nordic Model of Welfare

Social Sciences, journalism and information

BA/BSc

Fully Online

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Åbo Akademi University

Concepts of Resilience

Generic programmes and qualifications

BA/BSc

Fully Online

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Åbo Akademi University

Sustainable Foodways

Arts and Humanities

BA/BSc

Fully Online

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Åbo Akademi University

Sustainable and Circular Economy

Social Sciences, journalism and information

BA/BSc

Fully Online

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Eötvös Loránd University

Disease, Disaster, and Drainage: Global Environmental

History

Arts and Humanities

MA/MSc

Hybrid

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Eötvös Loránd University

Research in Applied Linguistics

Education

MA/MSc

Fully online

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Eötvös Loránd University

Human growth and development

Natural sciences, mathematics and statistics

MA/MSc

Hybrid

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Eötvös Loránd University

Current issues in communication and media research - Communicating for the environment in the age of ecological crisis

Social Sciences, journalism and information

MA/MSc

Hybrid

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Eötvös Loránd University

Experiential Informatics

Information and Communication Technologies

BA/BSc

Fully online

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Eötvös Loránd University

Digitalisation and Criminal Law

Business, administration and law

BA/BSc

Hybrid

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Eötvös Loránd University

Exceptional Governance Measure in the Era of Climate and Ecological Crisis

Social Sciences, journalism and information

BA/BSc

Hybrid

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Eötvös Loránd University

The Non-Verbal Brain

Arts and Humanities

BA/BSc

Fully online

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Eötvös Loránd University

Individual Differences in Language Learning

Department of English Applied Linguistic

MA/MSc

Hybrid

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Eötvös Loránd University

Innosocial aspects of entrepreneurship

Business, administration and law

MA/MSc

Hybrid

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University of Montpellier

Digital transformation & organization sustainability

Business, administration and law

MA/MSc

Fully online

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University of Montpellier

Managing People Performance

Business, administration and law

MA/MSc

Fully online

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University of Montpellier

Managing the cost of creating value

Business, administration and law

MA/MSc

Fully online

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University of Montpellier

Performance measurement and scorecards

Business, administration and law

MA/MSc

Fully online

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Application guideline

The application period is open until Thursday 24th January 2024.