Venice International University (VIU)

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The University of Bordeaux became a member of VIU in 2015, joining the 15 member institutions that participate in this innovative and ambitious university project. VIU is located on the island of San Servolo, and through its members, it offers cross-disciplinary training programmes addressing today's societal challenges: sustainable development, climate change, ageing, ethics, cultural heritage, etc.

The Venice International University (VIU) Globalisation Programme

Target audience: students enrolled at the University of Bordeaux (as well as those enrolled in one of the 20 partner universities).

Level: Bachelor or Master level students (especially L3 and M1 students).

Subjects: mainly focused on social sciences, however the programme is highly interdisciplinarity.

Recognition of study mobility: credit for courses as part of an Erasmus mobility programme.

Financial aid: possible as part of an Erasmus mobility programme.

Study/Mobility Period: 1 semester/4 months (autumn: September - December / spring: February - May).

Internships: VIU promotes international mobility by offering internship opportunities and scholarships to students from member universities participating in the "Globalisation" programme.

Applications: for the autumn semester, contact the Mobility Office before May. For the spring semester, contact the Mobility Office before November.

To round out the VIU offering, in some cases, students also have the opportunity to take courses taught in English at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.