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International Class in Business Management (ICBM)

    Programme

      English Language Skills

      All Erasmus courses are taught in English. You will be asked to do papers and presentations, as well as the final examinations, in English. All literature is in English. Student attendance is also obligatory in all courses.

      Therefore sufficient proficiency of the English language (B2) is recommended to be able to follow courses and successfully pass exams.

      Remarks:
      • All courses and course descriptions are subject to changes at any time
      • BUSIT will take place in Brussels. The €120 participation fee (participation, 5 lunches, 1 diner + 1 social activity included) and travel/accommodation/other costs are to be paid by the student.

      Timing and Location

      Timing
      Welcome Week Monday 31st January 2022 -  Thursday 3rd Februari 2021
      Welcome day Friday, 4th February 2022
      Start of programme Monday, 7th February 2022
      Official end date Friday, 24th June 2022

       

      Academic Organisation

       

      First examination period: at the end of semester 2.

      The second examination period (resit for failed courses) is organised during the summer and starts at the earliest on the 16th of August 2022 and ends at the latest on the calendar day before the start of the next academic year on 20 September 2022. Check our academic calendar and make sure the periods don’t conflict with the organisation of your curriculum at your home university.

      Holidays

      Spring Break: Monday 28th February – Sunday 6th March 2022 (1 week)
      Easter Holiday: Monday 4th  April – 17th April 2022 (2 weeks)
      Ascension: 26th – 27th  May 2022
      Other days off: 1st May 2022 / 6th June 2022

      Location

      AP University of Applied Sciences & Arts
      Department Management and Communication
      Campus Meistraat, Meistraat 5
      2000 Antwerp, Belgium

      Registration

      The registration deadline for the International Class in Business Management is: 2nd Semester (February till June): 1st November 2020

      AP partner institutions should send the student’s nomination to the AP International Office. You can find the full application procedure here. After the deadline, a selection will take place. Students will be advised before 15th November of their approval/refusal.

      After the selections, additional information will be given, pertaining to:

      • Welcome week and welcome day
      • Accommodation
      • Procedures for registration (residence permit)
      • Entry requirements
      • Activities, integration & facilities
      • Invitation letter, for visa purposes

      Credits

      AP awards 30 credits for one semester. Credits are awarded only when the course has been completed and all required examinations have been successfully taken.

      AP Grading Scale compared to the ECTS scale:
       

      AP

      ECTS grade

      18-19-20

      A EXCELLENT

      15-16-17

      B VERY GOOD

      13-14

      C GOOD

      11-12

      D SATISFACTORY

      10

      E SUFFICIENT

      8-9

      FX FAIL (with possible deliberation)

      0-1-2-3-4-5-6-7

      F  FAIL (no deliberation possibility)