Dual Degree & Exchange Programs

Rollins College partners with universities around the world to give students the opportunity for global learning.

O.P. Jindal Global University, India

Rollins partners with the Jindal School of Liberal Arts & Humanities (JSLH), India's first transnational humanities school for this exciting Dual Degree Program (DDP). Designed to offer students an exploration of the liberal arts, this outstanding opportunity allows you to graduate with 2 bachelor degrees in 4 years. Participants from JSLH will spend the first 4 semesters of the degree at Jindal, followed by their final 4 semesters at Rollins College.Rollins partners with the Jindal School of Liberal Arts & Humanities (JSLH), India's first transnational humanities school for this exciting Dual Degree Program (DDP). Designed to offer students an exploration of the liberal arts, this outstanding opportunity allows you to graduate with 2 bachelor degrees in 4 years. Participants from JSLH will spend the first 4 semesters of the degree at Jindal, followed by their final 4 semesters at Rollins College.
 
Requirements & Deadlines
Students are screened for eligibility during the Jindal admissions process.  In the spring of their fourth semester, Jindal students will need to apply for Rollins College admission.  In order to be approved to continue to Rollins College, students must follow the requirements for admission. The application and supplemental documents are due April 1.

Program Calendar
Recommended Timeline for O.P. Jindal Global University students in their second year.

  • January-April 
    - Submit Rollins College application for admission. Due April 1.
    Contact: International Admission - Ed Bustos - ebustos@rollins.edu
  • April-June
    - Upon acceptance to Rollins College; submit deposit by May 1 and set up log in to Foxlink (Rollins online student portal).
    - Submit International Student Financial Certification form and Sponsor Affidavit of Support (if applicable) required for the issuance of the immigration sponsorship document Form I-20; Financial Certification form is available in FoxLink.
    - Review all new student checklist items in FoxLink.
    - Complete Housing Registration available in FoxLink. Due late May.
    - Transfer Registration Questionnaire available in FoxLink. Due late May.
    - Complete Data Verification.
    Contact: International Student & Scholar Services - oisss@rollins.edu
    Contact: Residential Life and Explorations - rle@rollins.edu
  • June-July
    - Upon receipt of Form I-20, apply for an F-1 student visa at the U.S. Embassy.
    - Review International Student Information emails sent during summer.
  • July 15
    -Submit payment for tuition, room, board, and health insurance.
    Contact: Office of the Bursar - bursar@rollins.edu
  • Mid-August
    - Arrive at Rollins College; check in to Residential Life.  
    - Welcome Week: International Student orientation and New Student Orientation
    Contact: International Student & Scholar Services - oisss@rollins.edu

Academic Information
Courses: Jindal students will participate in courses alongside U.S. and other international students. All courses are taught in English.

Academic Plan: Each student will develop a specific academic plan with support from their faculty advisor and others at Rollins.  Generally, the students will be treated as a transfer student.  They will be required to take the Transfer Student Rollins College Conference course, but will be exempt from the rest of the Rollins Foundations in the Liberal Arts core competency and neighborhood courses.

Transfer of Credits: Students participating in this program will need to seek the appropriate departmental approval for all major/minor requirements and will need to seek approval for General Education Requirements through Student Records. Students' faculty advisors will advise students and assist with course approvals and planning. All students who successfully complete the DDP through Rollins will receive an official transcript and degree from O.P. Jindal Global University and from Rollins College. Course range from one to four credits.

Faculty and Staff: All courses are taught by faculty and instructors at JSLH and Rollins College. Support and advising for Jindal students in the U.S. is provided by Jenifer Ruby, Director of International Student & Scholar Services, and Rollins faculty advisors.

Reutlingen University, Germany

Designed to offer one of the most comprehensive international business educations available, this outstanding opportunity allows you to graduate with two bachelor’s degrees in four years with an understanding of the global marketplace, fluency in English and German, and practical business skills acquired during the internship in the U.S. Participants from Reutlingen will spend the first four semesters of the degree at Reutlingen, followed by their final four semesters at Rollins College.

Requirements & Deadlines

Students are screened for eligibility during the Reutlingen admissions process. In the spring of their fourth semester, Reutlingen students will need to apply to Rollins College Admission. In order to be approved to continue to Rollins College, students must follow the requirements for admission. The application and supplemental documents are due April 1.

Academic Information

Courses: Reutlingen students will participate in courses alongside U.S. and other international students. All courses are taught in English.

Academic Plan: Each student will develop a specific academic plan with support from the Faculty Director and others at Rollins. Here’s what a typically plan looks like for a dual-degree student:

  • Year 3 at Rollins: International Marketing Management, Area Study, Writing, Health and Wellness, Transfer Rollins College Conference course, International Financial Management, International Operations & MIS, Area Study courses, and a Neighborhood course.
  • Summer at Rollins: International Business Internship
  • Year 4 at Rollins: Academic Internship, Neighborhood course, General Electives outside of International Business, Bachelor Thesis, Global Business Strategy, Area Study course, Neighborhood Practicum, Finish and Defend Thesis.

Internship: Reutlingen students have to intern for 800 hours while in the United States. Students can meet this requirement in different ways.

  1. One full-time internship (15 weeks x 40 hours/week) and one part-time internship (15 weeks x 13.3 hours/week). This is the example shown in this curriculum document and it is what Rollins recommends.
  2. One full-time internship: 20 weeks x 40 hours/week
  3. Two full-time internships (same company or different): each 10 weeks x 40 hours/week

Faculty and staff at Rollins College will assist students to search and apply for internships during their second semester at Rollins College. However, ultimately it is the student’s responsibility to find an appropriate internship placement. The Career Expo on campus at Rollins College during your second semester will be a key venue for students to learn about and connect with a multitude of companies and organizations. Typically, students begin searching for an internship in October. All internships must be approved by the Reutlingen-DDP Faculty Director at Rollins College and the Office of International Student & Scholar Services.

Transfer of Credits: Students participating in this program will need to seek the appropriate departmental approval for all major/minor requirements and will need to seek approval for General Education Requirements through Student Records. The Faculty Director for this program is Professor Nancy Decker, who will advise students and assist with course approvals and planning. All students who successfully complete the DDP through Rollins will receive an official transcript and degree from the University of Reutlingen and from Rollins College. Courses range from one to four credits.

Faculty and Staff: All courses are taught by faculty and instructors at Reutlingen University and Rollins College. Support and advising for Reutlingen students in the U.S. is provided by the Office of International Student & Scholar Services and the Reutlingen-DDP Faculty Director.

Director of International Student & Scholar Services
Jenifer Ruby
T. 407.691.1158
jruby@rollins.edu

Reutlingen – DDP Faculty Program Director
Nancy Decker Modern Languages Department Chair | Associate Professor of German
T. 407.646.2410
ndecker@rollins.edu

Exchange Students

If you are applying to study at Rollins College under the terms of an agreement between your home institution and Rollins College – College of Liberal Arts, please complete an application for approval.  Selection of your home institution in the application will provide you with the list of applicable supplemental documents that will be required.

If you will be studying at Rollins College – Crummer Graduate School of Business, you will apply with the Crummer Office of Admission.

Upon approval of your application, you will be provided with access to Rollins’ student portal, FoxLink.  Please complete the Student Financial Affidavit in the International Student Information & Forms section.  If you are unable to access this section, please contact the Office of International Student & Scholar Services or use the Student Financial Affidavit forms available here (specific to your home institution).

Al Akhawayn University, Ifrane, Morocco
EM-Lyon Grande Ecole, Lyon, France
Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, China
IPADE- Instituto Panamericano de Alta Dirección de Empresa, Mexico City, Mexico
Kansai Gaidai University, Osaka, Japan
MIB School of Management, Trieste, Italy
National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland
Universidad de Oviedo, Oviedo, Spain

CONTACT US

Office of International Student & Scholar Services
Rollins College
203 E. Lyman Avenue
Winter Park, FL 32789
OISSS@rollins.edu
T. 407.691.1158
F. 407.646.2595

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