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Thomas More University of Applied Sciences. Antwerp, Belgium.

Thomas More University of Applied Sciences is the largest university college in Flanders, offering over 50 bachelor and master degree programmes in the province of Antwerp. Thomas More was created by joining the strengths of Lessius Antwerp, Lessius Mechelen, and Katholieke Hogeschool Kempen. The University College wants to play an important strategic and international role in Flanders. The University College has more than 17,000 students, more than 1,800 staff members, more regional spread with campuses in: Antwerp, Geel, Lier, Mechelen, Sint-Katelijne-Waver, Turnhout and Vorselaar, more than 30 Professional Bachelors in 7 study areas and more than 20 Academic Bachelors and Masters in 4 study areas.

  

 
 Trinity College Dublin. Dublin, Ireland.

As Ireland's university on the world stage, Trinity is recognised for academic excellence and a transformative student experience. The historic campus is located in the heart of Dublin city centre at the meeting place of the retail and cultural districts. With a tradition of scholarship spanning more than four centuries, Trinity is home to talented and inquiring minds, a liberal education, and research conducted at the frontiers of disciplines.

 

 

 

 

 Artevelde University College. Ghent, Belgium.

Artevelde University College, member of the Ghent University Association, offers a wide variety of study programs in the fields of business, teacher training, communication and media, healthcare and social work. The university college was founded in 2000, from the merger of four local university colleges. Today, it is a progressive center of expertise for education, research and development, where students, staff members and strategic partners work together in a stimulating, internationally-oriented environment. We educate professionals who push their boundaries through creativity, innovative thinking and entrepreneurship, and pursue excellence and sustainability. Based on a culture of internationalization, Artevelde University College is an active partner in several international networks and collaborates intensely with international partners for educational and research purposes.

 

 

 RWTH - University of Aachen. Aachen, Germany.

RWTH Aachen is among the leading European scientific and research institutions. 45.377 students in 157 courses of study are registered for the winter semester of 2017/18, including 9.651 international students from 131 countries. Teaching at RWTH Aachen is first and foremost application-oriented. Its graduates are therefore sought-after as junior executives and leaders in business and industry. National rankings (de) and international assessments attest to the RWTH graduates' marked ability to handle complex tasks, to solve problems constructively in team work and to take on leadership roles. It is therefore not surprising that many board members of German corporate groups studied at RWTH Aachen. The work of the research centers of RWTH Aachen is closely oriented towards the current needs of industry. This leads to numerous developments that are patented and utilized. The competence centers of RWTH Aachen achieve very effective cross-subject, inter-faculty collaboration in interdisciplinary networks while maintaining a high level of specialization and differentiation into distinct subject areas. This was also the deciding factor for international research institutions, such as Microsoft and Ford, to be set up in the Aachen region.Furthermore, RWTH Aachen is the largest employer and education provider in the region. It will continue to play a decisive role as a driving force in influencing and shaping this high-tech region in the future. 

 

Vives, Bruges, Belgium. 

VIVES is the largest university of applied sciences in West Flanders. VIVES has campuses in five student cities in West Flanders: Bruges, Ostend, Kortrijk, Roeselare and Torhout. Our university offers courses in six fields of study, ranging from Applied Engineering and Technology to Health Care. VIVES is "open" to the world. We work closely together with export-oriented local and regional enterprises in the broadest sense. This includes businesses in the agro-industry, hospitals, training centres for primary and secondary schools, centres for social guidance and counselling. Our mission is becoming the best you can be. Students and lecturers continue to develop their strengths and deepen their personal and professional identities with enthusiasm. They make choices that are in keeping with their talents and goals. Students and lecturers manage their own learning process. As professionals, they are committed to lifelong learning, and to broadening and deepening their understanding and expertise.

 

University of Leuven. Leuven, Belgium.

Founded in 1425, KU Leuven has been a centre of learning for almost six centuries. Today, it is Belgium's highest- ranked university as well as one of the oldest and most renowned universities in Europe. KU Leuven is home to a vibrant community of international students and staff members spread across its various campuses. 17% of the university's 57,000 students come from abroad, representing more than 160 countries. KU Leuven is a founding member of the League of European Research Universities (LERU), a select group of distinguished research-intensive universities that sets the standard for research in Europe. The university also works with a select number of top-level partner institutions worldwide, and stimulates purposeful international mobility and intensive research cooperation.

 

 

 University of Central Florida, United States. 

 The University of Central Florida (UCF) is a thriving preeminent research university located in metropolitan Orlando, Florida. With more than 66,000 students, UCF is one of the largest universities in the U.S.A. The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is the largest program of its kind in the country, allowing the program to benefit from diverse faculty expertise, unique therapeutic programs, and research engagement. UCF's Communication Disorders Clinic offers cutting-edge diagnostic and treatment services to people of all ages with communication and hearing challenges. The clinic treats clients from across the human lifespan, from toddlers developing speech and language to adults who have lost speech or language due to disease or trauma. Dr. Martine Vanryckeghem, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, teaches the fluency disorders course at UCF, conducts research in the field of fluency disorders and educates graduate student clinicians in the department's Communication Sciences & Disorders clinic.

 
 
  

ESSA Portugal. 

Alcoitão School of Health Sciences (ESSA), belongs to Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa (SCML) and is a Private Higher Education Establishment, the pioneer in Portugal in the training of Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Speech and Language Therapists. At ESSA is possible to study Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech and Language Therapy and also, master courses in the areas of Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy. The lectures have always been guided by high standards of quality, accepted internationally, and characterized by a balance between the academic and practical components, from the first year of the courses. It integrates more than 500 students and has about 100 academics, and health professionals, among the most qualified nationwide. ESSA resulted from the conversion, in 1994, of the School of Rehabilitation (ERA), created in 1966, which continued the training courses in the field of rehabilitation that emerged in Portugal in 1957.

 

The University of Texas at Austin. Austin, United States.

 The Moody College of Communication is the communication college at The University of Texas at Austin. The college is home to top-ranked programs in, communication sciences and disorders, advertising and public relations, communication studies, journalism, and radio-television-film. The Moody College is nationally recognized for its faculty members, research and student media. It offers Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Journalism degrees as well as robust graduate curricula.

 

 

 

 

 University of Malta 

Lying at the cross-roads of the Mediterranean, University of Malta has been, over its 400-year history, the hub for international academic exchange on the island. UM is the leading higher education institution in Malta and its structures are in line with the Bologna Process and the European Higher Education area.The University seeks to carry out academic research and provide a vibrant higher education setting in the arts, sciences and the humanities as required for Malta's economic, social and cultural development. The courses at UM are designed to produce highly-qualified professionals in multiple disciplines. The UM alumni community is growing exponentially: well over 3,500 students graduate in various disciplines annually.UM is committed to high standards of research and teaching and every member of at UM plays an important role and contributes to an outstanding student experience. Today UM is composed of fourteen faculties, a number of interdisciplinary institutes and centres, three schools and a junior college. Besides the main campus, situated at Msida, there are three other campuses: Valletta, Marsaxlokk, Gozo.The language of instruction is English.