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  • Locations: Stuttgart, Germany
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: UNCW applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 10/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2020-2021 02/15/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English, German Program Type: Exchange
Provider: UNC Greensboro Field of Study: German, Language & Culture
Minimum GPA: 2.75 Class Standing: Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Advisor: Katrena Henderson
Program Description:
Program Description | Eligibility | Academic Details | Housing
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Univ. of Hohenheim - Baden-Wuerttemberg Exchange


Program Description

The University
The origins of University of Hohenheim date back to the year 1818. A remarkably high quota of foreign students throughout the 19th century established the early international reputation of Hohenheim. In 1967 the former "Agricultural College" was designated "University of Hohenheim" (cf. constitution). Out of the tradition of natural, agricultural and economic sciences a modern combination of subjects evolved.

In a unique campus environment around the 200 years old Castle, 5.500 students are currently enrolled in the research intensive and internationally focused university. Hohenheim Castle is the focal point of the university campus. Some facilities are also available to the general public, e.g. botanical and exotic gardens and three museums. Liberal art activities play an important role in campus life.


Eligibility 

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Academic Details

If you are majoring in biology, agricultural sciences, animal science, economics, business administration, nutritional sciences or  communications, the University of Hohenheim would be an excellent location for you. Aside from the numerous leisure activities which may be enjoyed in the city area and its proximity to the Alsace region and Switzerland, the outstanding biological and agricultural science programs which attract many students to the university. Most of the courses at University of Hohenheim are taught in German. A four semester proficiency should be demonstrated in order to take full advantage of the courses. A limited number of courses may be available in English.

Courses at the Hohenheim of Hohenheim are usually offered as lectures, tutorials or seminars. In most study programs, the courses are held for the entire duration of the lecture period - normally once a week. Every semester, a course catalog (or Vorlesungsverzeichnis) is published which lists all courses that are offered, the time and place, as well as the name of the lecturer. Course catalogs are usually published just before the semester begins. For the most part, the course catalog should be available in English. The International Office provides you with more information about how to select your courses.

An intensive language course for exchange students is offered at the beginning of the semester. The course is supplemented by seminars on regional, cultural and economic topics, as well as short trips. Additionally, participants can deepen their knowledge independently or with guidance in the Language Center’s modern-equipped media library. The course costs 470 €. It is also possible to learn German with the help of a Language Tandem. Language tandem is when two or more people regularly meet each other in order to improve their language skills by teaching and learning a foreign language at the same time.

Housing

Students can choose whether they want to live in student housing or a private apartment. All students in university housing will get a private room. Some rooms have private bathrooms, while other share the facility with 2-4 other students. Each of apartment has a kitchen and community room to provide a comfortable place to relax and gather. For more information on student residences check here.

In addition to rent, a deposit of 400 € will be charged. Heat and electricity are included in the rent. Students can buy cards for the washing machines and the tumble-dryer from the caretaker. Some residences require extra payment if you want to have a private telephone extension. Residence rooms are furnished (bed with pillow and bedspread, closet, table, chair, etc.) but you will need towels, bed sheets and kitchenware.


Program Dates

Academic Year Dates
Early September to late July

Spring Semester Dates
Mid-January to Late July
 

Financial Details

Program Cost
This program is available as an Exchange: 

  • Exchange - This means you pay your regular tuition and fees to UNCW, and your room and board costs abroad.

There will be additional costs for international airfare, passport, visa, health insurance, and local transportation. Please meet with an advisor at the Office of International Programs to discuss which option is best for you. 

Financial Aid and Scholarships
Federal and state financial aid may be applied towards this program. Even if you are normally ineligible for financial aid, you should submit a financial aid application (FAFSA). You may find that you are eligible for additional funding. 

UNCW students may also apply for a UNCW Education Abroad Grant and additional study abroad scholarships. Grant applications and additional information are available at www.uncw.edu/ international/abroad/aid.html.


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