This blog was created as part of the Erasmus Mundus Crossways in Cultural Narratives Masters programme, which is the only one of the EU approved and funded Erasmus Mundus Masters programmes to specialise in traditional humanities with a modern languages background. The Crossways Consortium comprises 6 top-class European universities.

For further information, please check the programme's official website and the universities' websites on the Useful Links section on the left. If you wish to have a specific question answered, please click on Email here and submit your query.

Mundus students, here you will find regular posts regarding the universities of the consortium, tips, activities, events, pictures, etc. Apart from checking it regularly to keep yourself up to date, a good way to use the blog is through the search device. We already have a significant amount of information on some universities of the consortium, so if you want to find information on a specific city, type its name in the search field (top left). You will then see all posts related to that specific city (because each post title contains the city's name in it). You can also type "General" in order to find information concerning everybody.

Friday, 7 November 2008

Tübingen: Pre-GM meeting (faces to names)

The pre-GM meeting in Tübingen was held last Wednesday, convened by Lisda Liyanti. Here's a picture of them, sent by Lisda.

From left to right: Jutta, Lisda and Nataliya.

Thursday, 6 November 2008

St Andrews and Bergamo: Applying for the Italian visa from Scotland

     by Delphine Maurel

The Edinburgh Visa section receives visa application only by appointments (appointments can be requested through our webpage: www.consedimburgo.esteri.it). 

Please note that visa applications should be submited not earlier than three (3) months from the date of departure.
The documentation you are required to bring along - once given your appointment - is as follows:

1) completed application form (download from www.consedimburgo.esteri.it);
2) one passport photograph;
3) letter from St. Andrews University confirming your registration with them;
4) confirmation letetr of acceptance from Bergamo University detailing course dates, accommodation, etc.
5) application for an Italian 'Codice Fiscale' (Fiscal Code) duly completed - do indicate your home address in your Country of origin - and signed (download from www.consedimburgo.esteri.it).
6) recent bank statements (these must show your name, address if possible, as well as account details and balance) and/or proof of scholarship;
7) flight bookings (internet bookings are accepted);
8) full insurance cover.
9) Photocopy of passport (main details page and UK visa page);
10) Photocopies of ALL supporting documents
11) Pre-paid special delivery envelope (obtainable at the post office) if you wish your passport to be returned to you by post.

Study Visas are issued FREE OF CHARGE and the processing time may vary according to the nationality of the applicant.

Monday, 3 November 2008

Tübingen: Studium Generale programme

       by Ingrid Hotz-Davies

Here is a link to one of this term's lecture cycles in the Tübingen Studium Generale programme. I know you won't be able to come but check it out anyway, in case you're interested in 'boundary' questions:

Grenzüberschreitung - Grenzverletzung