If you would like to study one semester of our programme only, then that is possible as a so-called ‘free-mover‘. You then only have to pay tuition fee for one semester. Free-movers receive a university certificate upon successfull completion of the semester.
You have been accepted and can start the MIC programme.
You have been accepted provided that you meet certain conditions, for example you still need to achieve a sufficient level of English or you hand in a copy of your diploma later. Once you meet these conditions, you should contact us immediately with proof of meeting the conditions and we will then send you an unconditional offer letter.
We are sorry but we cannot accept you into the course. Your application will go no further for this course.
You can send your application package by email to MIC Admisions:
What costs can you expect when joining our programme? By reading the information provided below you will be able to find out about our tuition fees, the cost of living in the consortium countries and what additional costs you should think of (for example travel expenses and/or visas). In addition, we have also listed the scholarship possibilities.
Below you will find an overview of the tuition fees for the September 2018 enrolment. This tuition fee applies to all applicants; EU/EEA and Non-EU. The tuition fee is subjected to change every year.
Tuition fee per semester per combination of universities:It is possible to pay the tuition fee per semester: 3 semesters = 3 instalments. Each instalment should be paid at the beginning of each semester.
The amount of tuition depends on which combination of universities you prefer. For instance, if you wish to study at Vilnius University and IULM University, the tuition for the entire 3-semester programme is €11.250. If you prefer to study at Hanze UAS and Leeds Beckett University, the tuition for the entire 3 semester programme is €12.525. The differences in the tuition come from the fact that the costs to run study programmes differ per country.
The tuition for the entire 3-semester MIC programme is:* The Hanze University of Applied Sciences is currently applying for the Dutch Government funding for its MIC programme. The result will be announced around the end of March 2018. This will have implication on the tuition fee for 2019-2020. For details, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is a grant for Brazilian, Chinese, Indonesian, South-Korean, Vietnamese, Thai, Mexican and Russian applicants. In order to apply for this grant you need to be unconditionally accepted to the programme and start the MIC programme at Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen, the Netherlands. This is a partial grant of 25% tuition fee reduction for three applicants from each country. Read more.
This is a scholarship for nationals of Republic of Belarus, Republic of Georgia, Republic of Moldova, Republic of Ukraine, Republic of Armenia, Republic of Azerbaijan, Republic of Kazakhstan, Republic of Uzbekistan and People’s Republic of China as well as foreigners of Lithuanian origin. In order to apply, you need to study a semester of the joint Master International Communication at the Vilnius University. You can apply for this scholarship once you are unconditionally accepted to the programme and enrolled at Vilnius University. Read more.
This is a scholarship for non-EU/EEA applicants if you study a semester of the joint Master International Communication at Vilnius University. You can apply for this scholarship at the end of your semester at Vilnius University. Read more
This is a grant for talented MIC applicants who start the programme at Leeds Beckett University. Read more.
This is a grant for already enrolled MIC students studying at either Hanze University of Applied Sciences (UAS), Groningen, the Netherlands or Vilnius University (VU). If you study at Hanze UAS or VU in the first semester of the MIC programme, you can apply for Erasmus funding for your second semester (study abroad) and third semester (internship abroad). If you study at Hanze UAS or VU in the second semester you can apply for Erasmus funding for the third semester in case you are going to do an internship within the EU. Please indicate that you would like to apply for this grant when you start your semester. If the grant is awarded, the amount can vary from around €100 to approximately €450 per month. Read more.
In order to find out if you are eligible for other scholarships, we advise you to visit www.scholarshipportal.eu.
Please be aware that these scholarships are financed by individual universities, which means that the tuition fee of the 2nd university (to which the scholarship is not applied to) will still apply to you.
Estimations below are meant as an indication of living expenses as a student in the different countries of the consortium. They are intended to assist students in planning their budget. Actual living expenses will depend on your life style. Please refer to the university websites for more detailed information.
Total estimation of monthly cost of living = €770. The cost of living in Milan is similar to that of other major European cities. This estimate is divided as follows:
– Housing: €400
– Meals: €200
– Transport: €17 (students)
– Other expenses: €150
Total estimation of monthly cost of living = €370. A student is expected to spend approximately 600 litas per month for food. The price for a meal at the VU canteen or cafeteria ranges from 8 to 20 litas. The price of a monthly ticket for public transport within the city is from 14 (for bus or trolleybus) to 20 Litas (combined ticket for bus and trolleybus). According to recent calculations, the total monthly living expenses of a single student are around 1200 litas, accommodation included:
– Accommodation: 200 Litas
– Food: 600 Litas
– Books: 200 Litas
– Health care: 50 Litas
– Local transport: 20 Litas
– Other expenses: 200 Litas
Total estimation of monthly cost of living = €750. This is divided in:
– Housing: €400
– Insurance: €40
– Groceries: €150
– Other expenses: €160
For more information about the cost of living in the Netherlands, specifically Groningen, click here.
Total estimation of monthly cost of living = €760. Your living costs will depend on your lifestyle; the British Council advises that students in the UK should budget for approximately GBP 650 (€760) per month to cover living costs. You can obtain a Leeds Met Students’ Union card free of charge which entitles you to special discounts in numerous shops and restaurants. For more information on living costs please see LBU’s ‘UK money explained’: click here.
Students need to take the following additional costs into consideration: