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Engineering Exchange at Erfurt University of Applied Sciences
Erfurt, Germany (Outgoing Program)
|Courses Offered:||Click here to view|
|Restrictions:||UCF applicants only|
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Spring||2018||05/15/2017 **||Rolling Admission||02/05/2018||07/27/2018|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be notified via email upon acceptance into this program.
|Areas of Study:||Engineering||Language of Instruction:||German|
|Minimum GPA:||2.75||Visa Required:||Yes|
|Minimum Number of Credit Hours:||12||Program Type:||Reciprocal Student Exchange|
The UCF College of Engineering and Computer Science student exchange at the School of Engineering of Erfurt University of Applied Sciences is designed to expose UCF students to professional and academic practices outside of the US. In addition, participants in this exchange are expected to develop skills to adapt to a different academic and geographical environment.
Erfurt University was founded on October 1st 1991. About 4,200 students study here and approximately 1000 new first-year university students are registered annually. The title University of Applied Sciences makes it internationally clear what the Fachhochschule Erfurt stands for the combination of scientific training and its practical applications.
Erfurt is the capital city of Thuringia and the main city nearest to the geographical centre of Germany, located 100 km SW of Leipzig, 150 km N of Nuremberg and 180 km SE of Hannover.
- UCF GPA: 2.75 cumulative
- Must be in good standing (academic, conduct and financial) with UCF
- Must be registered full time while participating in the exchange
- Must be a junior or senior at the time of exchange
- Must have at least one semester left to graduate, upon returning from your semester abroad
Kim Small, College of Engineering and Computer Science
You can apply online for this program. The application includes the submittal of a brief essay (500 words) that clearly describes your academic and personal goals, as well as how this program would further them. We recommend you work on your essay outside the application environment and then paste it on the appropriate field.
Selected participants must meet with their Academic Advisor to discuss and register for the appropriate coursework. Coursework completed through the program may count as equivalent UCF course credit and/or as restricted or general elective credit.
All applications will be reviewed by the UCF College of Engineering and Computer Science and selected applicants will be notified of how to follow up. Assessment of the applications will be based on the academic qualifications of the applicant, as well as fit with the courses that the applicant has taken. UCF does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation and/or veteran status.
There is an optional 3-week intensive German language course, if you register for it, you should plan to arrive the first week of March for the Spring semester.
Erfurt University Website
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