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  • Locations: Erfurt, Germany
  • Program Terms: Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: UCF applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Spring, Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 05/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be notified via email upon acceptance into this program.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Areas of Study: Engineering Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English, German
Minimum GPA: 2.75 Visa Required: No
Minimum Number of Credit Hours: 03 Program Type: Reciprocal Student Exchange
Program Description:

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Program Description:

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.

Minimum Requirements: 

Open to previously approved students.
Program Contact:

Kim Small, College of Engineering and Computer Science

Application Process:

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.

Program Dates:

May 29 to July 29, 2017

Program fee: $3359 which includes ( tuition, study abroad fee, flight, housing, meals and transportation)

Additional Information:

Erfurt University Website
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Study and Research in Germany
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Visa Information

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