In 2019/2020, 220 INN University students went on an exchange. This represents a 26% increase from the previous year.
The university college's stated strategic goal is for more students to take a semester abroad during their studies and the solid increase is therefore good news. Nevertheless, there is room for additional increase. Only 1 in 10 INN University students choose a study or internship abroad (of 3 months or more) during their studies. Nationally, the average is 15% of the student body.
The three study programs that sent out the most students were BA in Music Business Production, BA in International Studies with History and BA in Music Business Management.
Extensive global partner network
INN University collaborates with over 200 partners from all over the world. Among the most popular countries for INN University's exchange students, we find mainly English-speaking countries (USA, Canada, Great Britain and Australia) and European countries (Sweden, the Netherlands, Germany, France and the Czech Republic). But the picture immediately becomes different when we look at the ten most popular destinations, which in addition to American, Swedish, Australian, British and Czech universities also includes the Tsumeb Teacher's Resource Center in Namibia, the University of Namibia, Balata Refugee Camp in Palestine and Pusan National University of South Korea.
Shorter exchange stays
In addition to exchange stays of three months or more, INN University sends out a large number of students on shorter exchange or internships (less than 3 months). These exchange stays do not appear in DBH's statistics, but are equally important for contributing to students' international learning outcome. In the period from 2017 to spring 2020, INN University has sent out 182 students. These students are mainly from the Faculty of Social and Health Sciences, which over the past three years has sent 152 students on shorter exchange stays to India and Indonesia.