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|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Program Type:||Exchange||Language of Instruction:||English, German|
|Language Requirement:||If courses taught entirely in German, German 225 is required., None||Prerequisite Requirements:||At least sophomore standing|
|Housing Options:||Apartment, Host Family/Homestay, Residence Hall/Dormitory||Minimum GPA:||3.0|
|Number of Credits:||12, 6|
Study for a semester or year or take a summer or January short course at one of twelve Higher Education institutions in the State of Hessen, Germany.
Choose from a wide spectrum of courses depending on language competence and academic preparation, including international and English-language programs.
The Hessen exchange program offers many academic options and a variety of destinations in the region of Hessen, Germany. Course selection, academic calendars, orientations and other practical information can be quite different at each institution in Hessen. Each Hessen institution has its own website, please visit www.wisconsin.hessen.de for program specific options.
Semester Programs with English Language Options
The Hessen Exchange Program does offer English taught courses. The below universities have created a modified curriculum to allow students to both continue their studies in a specific academic department and learn German too! German language instruction or tutorials are offered at each program from beginner to advanced.
International Undergraduate Study Program--Phillips Universität Marburg
The IUSP offers six weeks of intensive German classes offered at three levels followed by a broad selection of university academic courses . Classes are offered in German and English, but all of the German courses include a tutorial in English that is designed to enable all IUSP students to attend, regardless of their German proficiency level. For more information go to http://www.uni-marburg.de/iusp
Check out a student's experience in Marburg and his advice for study here: Marburg Guide
Anthopology, Archeology, Economics, Education, Law, Political Science, Psychology, Theology, Peace & Conflict Studies, & Linguistics
Fachochschule Frankfurt am Main, University of Applied Sciences
Computer Science, Engineering, Business, FInance, & Social Work.
Hochschule Fulda, University of Applied Sciences
International Business, Nursing Science & Social Work
Technische Hochschule MittelHessen
Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics & Business Administration, Law, Linguistics, Language, Philosophy, History, Psychology, Social Science, & Art
Information Science, English/American Culture Studies, German, History, Philosophy, Psychology & Social Work
Eligibility and Language Requirements
• Minimum GPA: 3.0
• Sophomore standing at time of participation
• Language Requirement: No language requirement if classes are taught in English. If classes are entirely in German, German 225 is required.
• Demonstrate personal maturity, motivation, flexibility and international prospective
Most students stay in furnished university residence halls, a few home stay options are available depending on location. All universities have dining options on or around campus.
Students can earn general education, major or minor credits for participating in the Hessen exchange. Please see the OIE and your advisor for details