Introduction Informatics (first year, fall semester) (Venlo)

  • Intro
  • Programme
  • Recognition
  • How to apply
  • Contact

Programme in brief

This exchange program will give you an introduction in the Informatics domain. It’s actually the first semester of an Informatics bachelor programme. Students will gain wide knowledge and competences in the Information Technology domain, providing a perfect starting point for further steps in the world of software analysis and development. Aspects of both software engineering and Busiess Informatics are covered.

What can you expect from us

The semester consists of 5 modules, mostly with theory lectures as well as practical work sessions, and 1 project in which students work together in groups of up to 5 persons. Educational activities will take place interactively in small classes, together with Dutch, German and other international students.

What do we expect from you

Foreknowledge in the IT domain is not needed; interest in the IT discipline and an active and eager-to-learn attitude is all we expect.

The total workload for this programme is 30 European Credits, duration is 1 semester. All courses have to be taken in order to achieve the full credits. The following minor parts (courses) have been defined:

Descriptions Studyload in ECTS
Object Oriented Programming in Java 5
Databases 5
Business Administration 4
Mathematics 4
English 2
Project Web Development 10

In case students are familiar with some of the mentioned topics, some modules can possibly be interchanged by modules from another semester.

How will your course programme be recognised by your home university?

Fontys will provide you with a so-called ‘Transcript of Records’, which will clarify the results that you have achieved. Depending on your results, you will receive a maximum of 30 ECTS credits. ECTS credits are recognised throughout Europe. The agreement between your home university and Fontys University of Applied Sciences will usually include a condition whereby the credits that you obtain will be recognised and transferred into the records kept by your home university.

How to apply as an exchange student

Applications should always be submitted via the International Exchange (or Erasmus) Officer at the home university. If several versions of the programme are offered, please indicate for which version you would like to apply to (Programme I, Programme II, Programme III, etc.) This officer will send your application request (nomination) to Fontys. Once Fontys has accepted the application, your Fontys study department will send you a link to a web application called Mobility Online. Added to the link you will receive all necessary information and a manual. Please take a look at this website to see how it works.

How to apply as a Fontys or other Dutch UAS student

Fontys and other Dutch UAS students, apply for this minor via https://www.kiesopmaat.nl

Deadline for application:

Fall semester15 May
Spring semester15 November

*For more information concerning the start date, please get in touch with the contact person of the study department of the concerned exchange programme.

If you have any questions about the admission please contact fhtenl-studyabroad@fontys.nl

Tegelseweg 255, Venlo

Locatiekaart op adres: Tegelseweg 255, Venlo

Facts

Duration:1 semester
Period:Fall semester
ECTS Credits:30 ECTS
Location:Venlo