Science Without Borders

Agradecemos o seu interesse em estudar na Saxion Universidade de Ciências Aplicadas!

On this page you'll find information about the programmes we offer in relation with the Science Without Borders programmes of the study year 2015-2016 September intake. These programmes are only applicable for Brazilians students who have applied the SWB programme and pre-selected for this scholarship programme.

If you want more information about the Science Without Borders programme, please check SWB Holland's website.

Please make sure you read the information posted here. Don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

Estamos ansiosos para recebê-lo na Saxion!

Kind regards,

Saxion University of Applied Sciences

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Programmes at Saxion

We offer the following programmes to students with a Science Without Borders scholarship. These are non-degree programmes  selected in line with the priority areas for the SWB programmes. Students are going to study at Saxion as exchange students and will not receive diploma.

Saxion and the student are going to sign a learning agreement which is required by the CNPq. Please note that, as you explore these programmes, most of the specific requirements you'll read about do not apply to SwB students.

Art & Technology
Duration: 1 year, 60 ECTS
Check the programme details for more information about this programme.

Business, Entrepreneurship & Technology
Duration: 1 year, 60 ECTS
Check the programme details for more information about this programme.

Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Duration: 1 year, 60 ECTS
Check the curriculum for more information about the subjects.
Check the programme details for more information about the programme.

Environmental Science
Duration: 1 year, 60 ECTS
Entry requirement: at least 3 years of Bachelor education in a similar programme.
Check the curriculum for more information about the subjects.
Check the programme details for more information about this programme.

International Finance & Accounting 1
Duration: 1 year, 60 ECTS
Check the curriculum for more information about the subjects.

International Finance & Accounting 2
Duration: 1 year, 60 ECTS
Check the curriculum for more information about the subjects.

Nanotechnology
Duration: 1 year, 60 ECTS
Check the fact sheet for more information about this programme.
Check the curriculum for more information about the subjects.

Physiotherapy
Duration: 1 year, 60 ECTS
Check the programme details for more information about this programme.

Textile Engineering & Management
Duration: 1 year, 60 ECTS
Check the programme details for more information about this programme.

Urban & Environmental Development
Duration: 1 year, 60 ECTS
Entry requirement: at least 2 years of Bachelor education in a similar programme.
Check the programme details for more information about this programme.

Urban & Regional Planning
Duration: 1 year, 60 ECTS
Entry requirement: at least 3 years of Bachelor education in a similar programme.
Check the curriculum for more information about the subjects.

Urban Design
Duration: 1 year, 60 ECTS
Entry requirement: at least 3 years of Bachelor education in a similar programme.
Check the curriculum for more information about the subjects.

If you want to apply for one of our other Bachelor programmes, you are free to do so. However, in that case we can not guarantee that your application will be accepted by the scholarship organisers.

Important notice: programmes are subject to change.

Application procedure

  1. Create a login account at https://sis.saxion.nl/account. After creating an account you will receive an e-mail with your log in number and a temporary password. This email might end up in your junk mail folder, so please make sure you check this folder as well.
  2. Login with your log in number and password on our application portal https://sis.saxion.nl/.
  3. Apply for the programme of your choice. Please choose 'exchange' and select the programme of your choice. Answer the additional questions and make sure you upload the required documents (see for a list of required documents below).
  4. Do not forget to submit your application in step 7 of the application procedure.

Required documents

  1. Photo
  2. Passport
  3. Most recent transcript
  4. Translation of most recent transcript
  5. Proof of English language proficiency (TOEFL or IELTS)
  6. Motivation letter
  7. CV

Application deadline

The application deadline is 28 February 2015. Please note that we need ALL your required documents (on or) before 28 February 2015 to be able to process your application! On 16 April 2015 CNPq will publish the list of selected and allocated students.

Contacting Saxion

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us! You can use the form below or contact Ms. Manon Meere at world.io@saxion.nl.

You can also contact us through Facebook for a quick and personal answer.

More information

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