Letter of Recommendation Dear colleague, the departments of Social and Cultural Anthropology of the Universities Vienna, Autònoma Barcelona, Ljubljana, Lyon II, Maynooth and Stockholm have created a joint Master Programme „CREOLE: Cultural Differences and Transnational Processes“ which started in 2007. A prominent feature of the programme is a stay in one or two of the partner universities for study and research. For further information please check our website: http://creole.ned.univie.ac.at/ Students have to apply to the programme and submit a letter of recommendation. In order to facilitate this task, we have prepared this form. We thank you in the name of the student and the whole consortium for providing this letter of recommendation!
Personal information about applicant
Last name(s) First Name(s) f m
nationality place of birth date of birth dd/mm/yyyy
home university department of first degree or present highest previous academic degree study
discipline of first degree or present study
title of thesis of first degree (if any)
supervisor of thesis (if any)
place, date of approbation of thesis (if any)
Previous international experience (longer stay/s abroad, summer school/s, internships etc.)
Study trajectory of applicant
Please state your reasons for applying to the Joint MA CREOLE in a few sentences:
Please indicate 2 preferences for host Barcelona Ljubljana Lyon stdepartment, write “1” for 1 nd1Maynooth Stockholm Vienna preference and “2” for 2 preference
Please state your reasons for applying preference 1: to this department/university!
Please state your reasons for applying preference 2: to this department/university!
1 In case you choose option B (6 months each in two departments), indicate your first preference for second department with “2”, your second preference for first host department with “3”, and second preference for second host department with “4”. In the next boxes, fill in the reasons for applying to these departments, referring to preference 1 as your first preference of the department you want to visit first and preference 2 as your first preference of the department you want to visit afterwards. Please note: In some departments, it will be possible to visit partner departments in semesters 2 and 3, in other departments you have to choose between visiting partner departments in either semester 1 and 2 or in semester 3 and 4. Please check this with your local coordinator!
Letter of Recommendation Personal information about person writing letter of recommendation
Last name(s) First Name(s) academic title
department/institute university/other institution function e-mail address
Personal knowledge of applicant
I know the applicant from ; Lecture ; Seminar ; Thesis writing (please specify) from/to:
I know the applicant from an internship in the function of from/to:
Description of applicant
On the scale below please rate the applicant’s academic profile and work-related competences (A being the highest, E the lowest grade):
; A ; B ; C ; D ; E
On the scale below please rate the applicant’s social skills (A being the highest, E the lowest grade): ; A ; B ; C ; D ; E
Is the applicant able to deal with the challenges of studying/researching abroad? ; Yes ; I’m not sure ; No (please specify:)
Could you please specify particular academic, social and cultural skills of the applicant?
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