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Europe

Austria

Upper Austria University of Applied Science, Austria
Activities: Faculty Exchanges
Student Exchanges
Research Opportunities
Study Abroad
Program Director(s): Jacques du Plessis,
jacques@uwm.edu

Upper Austria University of Applied Sciences

School of Informatics, Communications, and Media
Hagenburg, Austria

One of SOIS’ original sister institutions, the Upper Austria University of Applied Sciences gives wonderful opportunities for students. Each fall, SOIS sends students to Austria in an exchange partnership that has been very successful and promises to continue for many more years. The two institutions have also had a long-standing history of faculty exchanges and conference-sharing.

Belgium

Free University of Brussels, Belgium
Activities: Faculty Exchanges
Research Opportunities
Program Director(s):  

Free University of Brussels

Study on Media and Communication Technology
Brussels, Belgium

This partnership mainly serves faculty exchanges and research opportunities. The partnership may expand, as negotiations are on-going.


Activities: Faculty Exchanges
Research Opportunities
Program Director(s):  

Catholic University of Leuven

Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Center for Intellectual Property
Leuven, Belgium

This is another loosely structured collaboration between SOIS and the Catholic University. Most of the opportunities are for teaching and conferences in Belgium. Faculty should consider joint grant applications with colleagues at Leuven.

Germany

Activities: Student Exchanges
Research Opportunities
Program Director(s): Johannes Britz,
britz@uwm.edu

University of Applied Sciences

Fochhochschule
Braunschweig/Wolfenbüttel, Germany

The partnership with the University of Applied Sciences in Wolfenbüttel presents a fantastic opportunity for students seeking a joint Master’s program. SOIS and Wolfenbüttel have signed a Letter of Intent to offer credit for similar courses. Archives students should also be aware that the town of Wolfenbüttel is home to the Herzog August Library, which houses one of the largest collections of works from the Middle Ages and early modern Europe.

Holland

Activities: Student Exchanges
Faculty Exchanges
Research Opportunities
Program Director(s): Johannes Britz,
britz@uwm.edu

University of Amsterdam

Department of Information Science
Amsterdam, Holland

Though there is no formal agreement in place, the University of Amsterdam could offer students and faculty excellent research opportunities. Working closely with other European institutions the University of Amsterdam is a top-notch university with a sterling reputation.

Poland

Activities: Faculty Exchanges
Student Exchanges
Research Opportunities
Program Director(s): Jacques du Plessis,
jacques@uwm.edu

University of Wroclaw

Wroclaw, Poland

A newer partnership, students and faculty will need to be proactive in creating opportunities with this school in Poland. Student exchanges could be arranged, but only on a case-by-case basis. The school shares a similar research focus.