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Koln International School of Design SCA EXC
Cologne, Germany (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Semester 1,
Semester 2,
Year (Sem 1 & Sem 2)
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Minimum Mark:
65%; Credit
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Level:
Postgraduate coursework, Undergraduate
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Language/s:
German
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Agreement Scope:
Sydney College of the Arts
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Program Type:
Exchange Semester/Year
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2019 Ranking:
Not applicable
Program Description:
Program Description:

About

Location: Cologne (Köln)
Year established: 1991
Student population: 500
 
About
Köln International School of Design (KISD) offers integrative, interdisciplinary, project-oriented and student-centered learning and research in design. It is an institute of the Cologne University of Applied Sciences, achieves high international rankings, and is distinctly international in its outlook.

Highlights
KISD offers unique project-based learning and research, aiming to enable students to explore their own creativity while gaining practical and theoretical design knowledge that will qualify them for their future careers. KISD undertakes numerous industry projects, for example with Siemens, Provinzial Insurance and SwissCom Mobile.

Unique characteristics
Courses are taught across 12 areas of expertise, including engineering, material, economics, semiotics, sociology, psychology, culture, information, media and communication. Teaching is interdisciplinary and internationally focused. Forty per cent of the students are international and KISD cooperates with more than 45 schools of design throughout Europe and beyond.

Location 
Rich with history and architecture, Cologne is full of art museums and historical attractions, including the famous cathedral. Here you can sample great beer and chocolate, party in the old town and enjoy sports and cultural events.


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Academic Information

Course Catalogue 
Information about units of study at the host university

Subject Area/s: Arts - Design

Exclusions apply - consult faculty for details
 

Teaching Periods: Semesters/Terms
Winter Semester: September - February
Summer Semester: March - August

Credit (Full-Time Load/Semester)

University of Sydney

Host University

24cpts

30 ECTS


The above full-time load is indicative only.
Applications for academic credit are assessed by the relevant University of Sydney faculty/department based on: study load, contact hours, assessment requirements and level of study.


Grading System
Classes at German Universities are graded on a scale of 1-5, with one being the highest possible score and 5 a fail.

Transcripts Issued by Partner
Transcripts will be available at the end of your exchange period.


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Languages

Language of Instruction
Classes at the host university are taught in German.
 
Language Requirements
Check with the faculty for details on German language requirements. German language courses are available at the Language Learning Centre (SLZ), run through the Cologne University of Applied Sciences.


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Living

What is the host city like?
Find out more information about the host city.

Accommodation 

The host university does not provide housing options, but it does provide advice on off campus housing.
 
Cost of Living
Use this guide to estimate living expenses associated with studying overseas.

Insurance
Students are required to obtain health insurance valid during their exchange.


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Useful Information

For Exchange/International Students
Specific information for exchange students provided by the host university.
 
Semester/Term Dates
Access the University’s calendar.
 
Orientation
The official welcome meeting takes place at beginning of September each year. 

Support Services 
A range of support services are available to students at the host university (in German). 

Visas
Information from the host university.
Information from German Missions in Australia.


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Student Experiences

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