Study and internship abroad

Study Abroad - go for it!

On this page you find information about the options for students of Sport Studies - track ISMB and Sportkunde – leerroute SM&O to do a minor or an internship abroad.

Application procedure: minor at a foreign partner university

STEP 1: Internal selection procedure

Once we receive all the applications, the selection will be made by the international office based on the following documents:

The application link will be online mid January.

  • Transcript of obtained results - you can request this at the digitial service point, see this page how to do this
  • GPA (use this form)
  • Resume in English
  • Personal motivation (use this form) PLEASE NOTE: in the personal motivation document you write down the courses you would like to follow. You can find these courses via the links per partner. The courses are an indication. There may always be changes because the courses have not yet been finalized or the timetable has overlap. It is important that you properly orient yourself to the fields and whether they appeal to your ambition.

Note: make sure to have a plan B and apply for a minor in the Netherlands. Check the overview of minors.

STEP 2: This can only be done once you have been selected by the International Office!

Application to a partner university

Once you are selected by the International Office for a certain partner university, you have to formally apply for this university. The procedure and deadline depend on the university; you will receive more information from the International Office once you are selected.

Your placement is certain as soon as the partner university has accepted your application and once the exam board and the partner university have both agreed on the courses you chose. How to ask the exam board permission and other practical information will be shared in a 'pre-departure' meeting with the International Office.

Below you can find an overview of the partner universities of Sport Studies and Sportkunde, including important links, information on courses, and starting dates.


Vives University of Applied Sciences  (Bruges & Kortrijk) - 1 spot Brugge and 1 spot Kortrijk.

Brasil: Curitiba

Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná PUCPR  (Curitiba) - 2 spots.

Brasil: Rio de Janeiro

Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro PUCPRIO (Rio de Janeiro) - 1 spot.


Bishop's University (Sherbrooke, Quebec) - 4 spot


University of Nicosia  (Nicosia) - 2 spots .

Finland: SeAMK

Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences SeAMK  (Seinäjoki) - 2 spots. 

Finland: Jyväskylä

University of Jyväskylä  (Jyväskylä) - 2 spots. 


Hellenic Mediterranean University HMU (Crete) - 2 spots. 

Norway: Lillehammer

Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences / INN University (Lillehammer) - 4 spots. 

Norway: Molde

Molde University College  (Molde) - 5 spots. 

Norway: Oslo

Oslo Metropolitan University OsloMet (Oslo) - 2 spots. 

Spain: Madrid

Universidad Europea (Madrid) - 2 spots. 

Spain: Pamplona

Universidad de Navarra  (Pamplona) - 3 spots. 

United Kingdom: Coventry

Coventry University  (Coventry) - 2 spots. 

United Kingdom: Glasgow

Glasgow Caledonian University GCU (Glasgow) – 2 spots.

United Kingdom: London

Coventry University  (London) - 2 spots. 

United Kingdom: Newcastle

Northumbria University  (Newcastle) - 2 spots. 

United Kingdom: Worcester

University of Worcester  (Worcester) - 2 spots.

United States: Philadelphia

Temple University (Philadelphia) - 5 spots. 

  • You will take a total of 5 classes. 4 Graduate classes and 1 Undergraduate class. Please see the link for more information and names of the courses. Please keep in mind 4 from the 5 courses at Temple will be in the evening as you are joining their masters programme. You have to follow those 3 mandatory courses because then you can easily roll in to their masters programme after you graduate (if you wish to follow up with a master after your graduation).
  • Check out the Study Abroad flyer with a short overview of the university.

  • Housing: Global Programs will help you navigate finding housing during your time at Temple University. You can live on-campus in a Temple owned and managed residence hall, or off campus in a privately managed apartment building. Find here all the information.

It's also possible to follow your minor at a foreign university with which Sport Studies and Sportkunde do not have an agreement. In this case you will become a so-called 'free mover'.

  • If you follow your minor abroad as a free mover, you have to pay tuition fees to both the foreign university as to AUAS.
  • If you study at a partner university, you only pay tuition fees to AUAS.
  • As a free mover you cannot apply for the Erasmus grant. If you do your minor outside of Europe, the FBSV scholarship and Holland Scholarship are available however.
  • The application procedure as a free mover usually takes longer and therefore it is advisable to start your search for a foreign study place on time (about a year in advance).
  • Sometimes we can set up a contract with the university you wish to go to, so you will not have to pay double tuition fees. Please contact the International office for more information.

Have a look at Centuri for an overview of the options and contact Claire Powell, the internship coordinator of Sport Studies and Sportkunde.

There are a few minors of other AUAS faculties in which students go abroad part of the semester. You can also apply for one of these minors.

For instance:

You can also follow your master abroad, after finishing your bachelor in Sport Studies or Sportkunde. With the following universities and master programmes we have good contacts and/or experiences. Of course you can also search for a foreign master abroad by yourself.

Japan: University of Tsukuba (Tsukuba)

Norway: Molde University (Molde)

United Kingdom: Loughborough University (Loughborough)

United Kingdom: University of Edinburgh

United States: Ohio University (Athens)

United States: Temple University (Philadelphia)

Published by  Faculty Sports and Nutrition 18 June 2024