To apply, you must be a currently-enrolled, degree-seeking undergraduate UW-Eau Claire student. You must be in good academic standing, and have a minimum resident GPA of 3.0. To study German as a Foreign Language courses, you need to have at least sophomore standing at the time of departure. If you plan to take regular university classes taught in German, you must have completed a minimum of five semesters of university-level German and have at least junior standing by the time of departure. Other pre-requisites may apply for specific subject areas. Please note that you must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this program.
COURSES/ COURSE EQUIVALENCIES
Study in English:
For a complete overview of courses taught on the Hessen campuses, including an indication of which are taught in English, click here
FHS-Frankfurt (spring semester only): https://www.fh-frankfurt.de/en/study_opportunities/english_taught_courses_and_programs.html
*Social Sciences (anthropology, economics, geography, media studies, peace & conflict studies, political science, psychology, sociology)
University of Marburg (fall or spring semester). For details, go to http://www.uni-marburg.de/iusp
HS-Fulda (fall semester only). For details, go to: http://www.hs-fulda.de/index.php?id=5029
Study in German:
If you are a student of German, ready to take courses in German, great!--you can consider any of the campuses. Course offerings vary by campus. Some campuses offer German as a Foreign Language program for non-native speakers. At others, you will have a total immersion experience, taking all of your classes in German, in the regular German university setting.
Because German universities publish class schedules only weeks before the semester begins, you will need to be flexible with your course schedule
* The University of Marburg IUSP and the HS-Fulda social work programs run on a calendar compatible with U.S. universities.
In general, the German academic calendar runs from October through July. First semester (Wintersemester) runs October through February; second semester (Sommersemester) is March through July. Full year or spring semester exchange are possible at most Hessen universities. Exact dates vary by campus.
updated 3/5/13 sw