The University of Wisconsin System and the universities in the German state of Hessen are partnered in a unique, state-to-state exchange program. Through this program, UW-Eau Claire students may attend one of four International Summer Universities (ISUs). The University of Applied Sciences at Fulda is known for its interdisciplinary, hands-on approach to education, and ISU-Fulda takes full advantage of this model.
Visitors from around the world visit Fulda every year. The town of 63,000 boasts picturesque baroque quarters and a charming old town with half-timbered houses and cobble stoned streets. In the summer time, life takes to the outdoors as visitors and locals alike enjoy the many side-walk cafés and open air events, the generous green spaces and beautiful surroundings: the Rhön mountains have been declared UNESCO-Biosphere Reserve. Further leisure opportunities include city tours. Fulda is located in the center of Germany: cities with long traditions like Weimar or Würzburg and modern metropolies such as Frankfurt Main, Berlin, Hamburg, or Munich make easy day or weekend trips from Fulda.
HOUSING & MEALS
Most housing is in university residence halls or apartments. Limited host families are available for those who apply early and are looking for this type of cultural immersion. You'll eat your meals in university cafeterias.
Students can choose between two different modules which include courses in Global Health and Social Work. To learn about eligibility requirements, academic offerings, and the academic calendar; click here: Academics - ISU Fulda .
Below you will find more information on program costs: Summer 2014
Meet with a peer adviser about the program. Check the link to see which programs have peer advisers this semester.
Schedule a general advising appointment with CIE staff by calling 715-836-4411.
Get some video advice from past peer advisers about study abroad. Scroll down
View online info session “First Steps to Study Abroad”.
Students in Fulda have many opportunities to get involved in and around campus. Aside from traditional classes, cultural workshops provide many opportunities to meet new people and try new things--like cooking frikadellen (beef dumplings) or hiking the Rhoen Mountains. During your free time you can sit in a café in downtown Fulda and practice your German with native speakers, visit the local movie theater or spend time with the dozens of international students also attending the university.
Fulda's location makes weekend trips to Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich and many other cities a possibility. Several cultural excursions in and around the state of Hessen are offered as part of the program. ISU-Fulda also offers several optional weekend field trips to students at additional cost.
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HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, read the application instructions on the How to Apply Page. Then return to this program brochure page, and click the 'apply now' button at the top of the page.