CIU Partnership with Spanish Universities and Partner Organizations is Entering a New Phase
One of the priorities of Caucasus International University is the development of internationalization and the university actively cooperates with international partners throughout the year in this direction.
Cooperation with Spanish partner universities and organizations can serve as an example. A number of new opportunities has been added to the list of successful exchange programs and projects offered last year.
Internships in Spanish Private and University Wineries for the Faculty of Viticulture-Winemaking Students
From now on, Caucasus International University students of the faculty of Viticulture-Winemaking will be offered short-term and long-term (from 1 week to 1 year) internships in private and university wineries in Spain. For example, University of Burgos, University of La Rioja, private winery – Rio Negro, winery in Marbella – Viña Tamisa, village El Pego winery – Anciano, Madrid Research and Innovation Center in the field of bio-winemaking – IMIDRA, etc. The practice facility will be selected according to the relevant season and direction. In case of choosing a short-term (from one week to one month) internship, Caucasus International University will provide accommodation for the student. In case of long-term internship, a student has to cover his/her accommodation expenses. Upon successful completion of the internship, the student will receive a certificate of the relevant institution offering internship and Caucasus International University.
The Program of a Visiting Student at the Universities of Burgos and La Rioja
Caucasus International University student or graduate is given opportunity to enjoy a status of a visiting student and to study at the universities of Burgos or La Rioja from one month to a year. In this case, the student or graduate selects the relevant subjects and pays for them on the basis of a credit (a visiting student has to take minimum two-three credit subjects). In addition, the visiting student enjoys all the privileges that enrolled students do in the usual way, for example, a student card, a transport discount card, the right to work - 4 hours a day and more. A visiting student has to cover his/her accommodation expenses, however CIU representative in Spain will help him/her to make an optimal choice. The accommodation costs on average 200-250 euros.
It is worth mentioning that Caucasus International University offers Spanish language courses that use University of Burgos program for teaching the language. The duration of the course is 3 months. After the successful completion of the course and passing the exam students are awarded a certificate issues by Caucasus International University and University of Burgos. Successful participants in language courses will be awarded 6 credits from the University of Burgos. These students will have the opportunity to use the given 6 credits in case of choosing a visiting student program. They will no longer have to pay for the selected 6 credits while studying in Spain.
Upon the completion of a Visiting Student Program a student or a graduate will be awarded a Visiting Student Certificate from the relevant university.
Dual Diploma Postgraduate Program for the Students of the Faculty of Viticulture-Winemaking
Caucasus International University is working with the University of Burgos to finalize the procedural issues of the dual degree postgraduate program. After the launch of the program, CIU students will be given opportunity to study and obtain a dual diploma issues by CIU as well as the University of Burgos.
Caucasus International University does not stop on the projects and continues negotiations with the existing and new partners in order to develop and offer new programs.