Arqus moVEs – 1st edition: Virtual Exchanges for international mobility experiences
The Arqus alliance is announcing a new edition of Arqus MoVEs, a virtual exchange dedicated to all students starting an international mobility experience in the second semester of the academic year 2023/24. The program is open as well to those who haven’t had the chance to go abroad for studies yet but are willing to meet new people in an intercultural and multilingual environment.
Whom is “Arqus MoVEs” for?
This initiative is intended as a pre-mobility project that involves students across:
different academic background
different time zones
Arqus universities students will meet and welcome international and exchange students who are going to move abroad for the following Spring/Summer semesters.
What will students learn?
Students will develop various skills and competences. In particular, the project will:
Enhance and foster soft skills
Foster intercultural competence and global competence
Boost critical thinking
Stimulate interest in global issues
Create cohesion among participants
Cultivate curiosity towards other’s cultures and active listening
Promote inclusive multilingualism
Develop linguistic, and digital competencies
Practice various languages at the same time/simultaneously
Boost students’ mobility
How does it work?
The project foresees different communication modes:
many-to-many communication where various languages other than English will be used as linguae francae
few-to-few communication where collaborative activities will be carried out
When does it take place?
It takes place prior to international and exchange students’ departure and it lasts 8-10 weeks. Students’ workload is estimated around 2-3 hours/week and combines synchronous and asynchronous activities. The Kick-off meetings will take place on November 6th and 8th.
What will students gain?
Students who will be punctual in meeting the following requirements will be given a badge, a certificate of participation and even a certificate of award if they distinguish themselves in terms of commitment as well as of active participation.
Participate in at least 80% of synchronous online sessions (out of 7/8)
Write a final essay on the overall exchange
Create at least 3 infographics
Comments on at least 4 of your peers’ posts and infographics
Fill in 3 questionnaires
Arqus MoVEs is open to all students from Arqus partner universities and free but with limited availability. Students will be selected on the basis of their motivations and previous experience. The registration form will be active until Thursday, 2nd November at 13.00 CEST.
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