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Hessen (Germany) - Wisconsin Exchange
Frankfurt, Germany; Fulda, Germany; Giessen, Germany; Kassel, Germany; Marburg, Germany (Exchange Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Budget Sheets Fall,
Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
 Program Type:
 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:
 Number of Credits:
12, 6
Program Description:

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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.

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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 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

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

International Business

Goethe-Universität Frankfurt

Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics & Business Administration, Law, Linguistics, Language, Philosophy, History, Psychology, Social Science, & Art

Universität Kassel

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

This program is currently not accepting applications.