ERMA students spend the last Term of the Programme, from September to mid-October, at the University of Bologna, one of the oldest Universities in the Western world, dating all the way back to the 12th century. Today Bologna University is the number 1 University in Europe for international mobility and it is among 200 top universities in the whole world.
During this time students focus on the finalization of their Master’s Theses, attend short seminars and lectures, enjoy living together, and also travel around Italy for short excursions and field visits. This term is compulsory and awards 20 ECTS.
For 7 weeks students are accommodated at the Bologna`s University Residential Center of Bertinoro (CEUB). The University of Bologna Residential Centre is located in a picturesque medieval town of Bertinoro, Emilia-Romagna, rich of history and popular traditions, and situated in Central Italy in the heart of the wonderful Foreste Casentinesi e Campigna National Park.
“Santa Sofia a city hidden between the hills where everyone can feel and enjoy the Italian nature. For 8 years in a row, it welcomes Balkan students offering them a nice place to stay, to share emotions, thoughts and even difficult moments on finalizing their studies. The best place to find yourselves and decide what come next.”
Rozana Baci, Albania, ERMA 2015/16
“Final part of life-changing ERMA degree is housed in the tranquility of Italian province, surrounded by endless greenery and breathtaking views of Foreste Casentinesi highlands. This calm ambiance nourishes a peaceful state of mind and evidently is an inspiring environment for young creative people to write and produce high-quality academic research.”
Mirko Kerkez, Serbia, ERMA 2015/16