FASS Student Exchange Programme Round 1 Application Briefing – Exchange for AY2015/2016 only

September 19, 2014

Dear students

As promised, the presentation slides from yesterday’s SEP application briefing and FASStrack talk are made available here.

FASStrack SEPbriefinginformation180914


Best of luck!


FASS Student Exchange Programme Round 1 Application Briefing – Exchange for AY2015/2016 only

September 5, 2014

Dear Students

The opportunity for exchange beckons once again and prior to the start of the application, we will be talking to you on the processes and some of the things to expect. This will be relevant to all interested students applying for exchange in the next academic year (either for semester 1 or semester 2 of AY2015/2016).


Date: 18 September 2014 (Thursday)

Time: 6.00pm – 8.00pm

Venue: LT 11, FASS


This briefing will give you some ideas of what to do for the application:

  • Research for suitable SEP destinations
  • Type of information needed to better support your application
  • Selection processes at the Department/ Faculty levels
  • Potential pitfalls that can affect your chances

We look forward to seeing you at the briefing!

Local Exchange Application for AY 2014/2015 Sem 2 to SMU and NTU

September 5, 2014

Dear ARS 2 and 3 Students

Application period for local exchanges to SMU or NTU in Sem 2 AY2014/2015 is now open.

Please refer to your email for application details and processes.

Application forms can be download here


Application period ends: Monday, 15 Sept 2014 (Due to the tight timeline, we will not be able to entertain any extension. )


Winter Program “International & European Studies” at the University of Tuebingen, Germany

September 1, 2014

Dear Students,

This is a message from the University of Tuebingen, Germany. If you are interested in this programme, please apply to the partner university directly.


Warm greetings from the University of Tuebingen!

After a first fantastic summer program, it is our pleasure to introduce to you our Winter Program “International & European Studies” from 5 January to 14 February 2015 at the University of Tübingen.

The program offers your students a great insight into Europe and the EU from the unique vantage point of one of Germany’s oldest and most prestigious universities.

Application Deadline: Friday, 14 November, 2014

Program Description:

 Study Europe and the EU from the unique vantage point of one of Germany’s oldest and most prestigious universities.

This six-week, intensive program will provide you with a broad insight into European politics, business, history, law, and culture (seminars are conducted entirely in English, no previous knowledge of German required)

  • excursions to important centers of European decision-making: Berlin and Strasbourg and to relevant companies in the Baden-Württemberg area
  • a 3-day stay in the ski area Oberjoch
  • a German language course
  • a “Buddy”-program: International students will have the chance to team up with a German student who will serve as “Buddy” throughout the program
  • an intercultural workshop which focuses on the development of intercultural competence with a particular focus on German culture
  • up to 12 course credits

The program fee of 2,800 Euro includes course fees, course material, excursions and accommodation as well as social and cultural activities. A limited number of scholarships is available.

Attached please find a flyer outlining the programs. IES Flyer Winter Program

For full details, please visit our website www.uni-tuebingen.de/european-studies.

International Exchange Day 2014

August 28, 2014

Dear students,

You might have heard, International Exchange Day is happening on the 3rd of September (Wednesday) at UTown from 9am – 6pm.


Come join us at our very own FASS booth! Get your questions on studying abroad answered and learn more about the Partner University or Country you are interested in.

Here to answer your questions are of course the Study Abroad Team and your fellow school mates, those who had just returned from SEP and students from our Partner Universities currently studying at NUS. 

Listed below is the schedule of Partner Universities and the countries  represented throughout the day.

9.00 am to 10.00 am 

  • University of Manchester (UK)
  • Aarhus University (Denmark)
  • Australian National University (Australia)

10.00 am to 12.00 noon

  • University of Bristol (UK)
  • Loughborough University (UK)
  • University of Sheffield (UK)
  • University of Manchester (UK)
  • Rhenish Friedrich-Wilhelms University of Bonn (Germany)
  • University of Gottingen (Germany)
  • Rupert Charles University of Heidelberg (Germany)
  • University of Melbourne (Australia)
  • University of Copenhagen (Denmark)
  • University of Miami (USA)
  • Nanjing University (China)

12.00 noon to 2.00pm

  • University of Gothenburg (Sweden)
  • Université Paris-Sorbonne (France)
  • Sciences Po (France)
  • University of Leeds (UK)
  • University College London (UK)
  • University of Birmingham (UK)
  • University of Illinois Urbana Champaign (USA)
  • UC San Diego (USA)
  • University of Konstanz (Germany)
  • University of British Columbia (Canada)
  • University of Ottawa (Canada)

2.00pm to 4.00pm

  • University of Guelph (Canada)
  • Newcastle University (UK)
  • University of Birmingham (UK)
  • Free University of Berlin (Germany)
  • University of Gottingen (Germany)
  • University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong-China)
  • Fudan University (China)
  • Tohoku University (Japan)
  • The College of William & Mary (USA)
  • UC Berkeley (USA)
  • Erasmus University Rotterdam (Netherlands)
  • University of Zurich (Switzerland)

 4.00pm to 5.45 pm

  • Tohoku University (Japan)
  • Kyushu University (Japan)
  • Fudan University (China)
  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (China)
  • Korea University (Korea)
  • Monash University (Australia)
  • Simon Fraser University (USA)
  • Sciences Po (France)


Hope to see you there :)

New cohort Orientation Talks- FASS Study Abroad Opportunities

July 30, 2014

Dear freshies

Welcome to the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. I wish to thank you for taking the time to attend our Orientation talk this morning. We have uploaded the slides to our blog here for your information.


We wish you every success in your new semester!

FASS Study Abroad Team


Pre-Departure Briefing – AY2014/2015 Sem 1 [Presentation slides]

July 23, 2014

Dear students

Thank you for taking time off to attend the briefing session!

As communicated, the presentation slides are uploaded here for your reference.

Please click on the following link to access the material


Wishing you a safe and fruitful SEP journey! :)

Pre-Departure Briefing for Students Heading to Exchange in Semester 1 AY2014/15

July 15, 2014

Dear students

There will be a pre-departure briefing for students who are leaving for their exchange in the coming semester.

The date is 21 July 2014, Monday; time is 10 to 12 noon and the venue is LT13 @ FASS.

For those of you who cannot make the briefing, the material will be uploaded on our FASS website after the briefing. Hope to see you there.

Reboot: SEP/Summer School Consultation Hours

April 25, 2014

Dear students

As a way to make it easier for students to follow up with their queries for SEP as well as summer school, we have restarted the consultation hours; typically on Tuesday and Thursday; barring public holidays. Please note that the venue is AS7 5th floor at the Executive Meeting Room. You may ask at the counter on the 5th floor. We also ask students to be no more than half an hour late as you will be asked to come back for the next session if you arrive after 5.30 pm.

Please note that the consultation hours are on a weekly basis for the rest of April and May but will resume to bi-monthly thereafter. The detailed dates and information are listed on the link below.


We hope to see you there.

Study Abroad@FASS team 

University of Tuebingen Summer Program 2014 –

April 8, 2014

Dear students,

This is a message on behalf of the University of Tuebingen in Germany for their summer program.

Summer Program: 15 July – 23 August 2014

6 weeks, 12 ECTS credits / Application deadline: 15 May 2014

This summer program is targeted at undergraduate students and provides a general and basic introduction to topics related to Europe and the European Union. Courses in the program are taught in English, and students will obtain course credits.

The program comprises academic courses on European politics, business, law, culture and media taught by University of Tuebingen faculty, German language courses, intercultural workshops and excursions. Students will visit the center of the European decision-making process – the European Parliament in Strasbourg and the European Commission in Brussels – and will explore the historic center and government district of Berlin. They will study Europe and the European Union from a variety of interdisciplinary perspectives and benefit from the expertise of Tuebingen academics. Intercultural exchange will be encouraged via various social activities, and participants will be involved in student life in Tuebingen.

Attached please find a flyer outlining the programs. Summer Program International & European Studies

For the full details, please visit the website: www.uni-tuebingen.de/european-studies.

Interested students can apply directly to the University of Tuebingen.

Best regards

The Study Abroad @ FASS Team