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International Students Office (IStO)

Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
Adenauerring 2
76131 Karlsruhe

Campus Süd
Geb. 50.20, Raum 106

Tel. +49 721 608-44911
Fax +49 721 608-44907
Kontaktformular

Öffnungszeiten Sekretariat:

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Bewerberhotline: +49 (0)721 608 44-925 (Mo - Fr 10-12 Uhr)

Direktkooperationen

Auf der Basis langjähriger Zusammenarbeit hat das KIT mit verschiedenen internationalen Hochschulen bilaterale Kooperationsverträge abgeschlossen.

Ebenso wie über das Baden-Württemberg-Programm wird den Studierenden am KIT damit ein einjähriger Aufenthalt an einer Partnerhochschule im Ausland ermöglicht, ohne dass Studiengebühren gezahlt werden müssen.

Sie können sich direkt für einen Aufenthalt an einer der Partneruniversitäten über das Bewerberportal bewerben. Nähere Informationen zum Bewerbungsprozess finden Sie unter Bewerbung.

Diese Möglichkeit besteht für KIT-Studierende an den folgenden Partnerhochschulen:

 

Argentinien  Australien  Brasilien  Chile  China  Indien  Israel  Japan  Kanada  Korea  Mexiko  Russland  Singapur  Taiwan  USA

Argentinien Argentinien

Instituto Tecnológico Buenos Aires (ITBA)
Profile of partner institution Focus on Engineering, Technology and Management
Fields of study all open to exchange
Participating campuses all open to exchange
Language requirements Most courses at ITBA are taught in Spanish. Students should have learnt Spanish for two years or have an equivalent of B1-level in Spanish. If students do not fulfill this requirement, they have to successfully pass an intensive Spanish language course at ITBA to be accepted. More information
Courses Students need to reach 12 ITBA credits per semester. More information
Semester dates March – July (Semester 1); August – December (Semester 2)
Visa Information  Auswärtiges Amt 
Information for foreign students Fact Sheet Website Exchangestudents
Number of students for exchange approx. 2/year
Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA) new in 2018
Profile of partner institution Focus on Engineering 
Fields of study

only at the Facultad de Ingenieria

Participating campuses all open to exchange, undergraduate and graduate
Language requirements Spanish level B1+ (certified) 
Courses Course Catalogue 
Semester dates

1st semester: March to July

2st semester: August to December

Visa Information  Auswärtiges Amt 
Information for foreign students

Instructivo

Subject election

Programs of Subjects

Academic calendar

Number of students for exchange approx. 2/year
Universidad Tecnológica Nacional (UTN Cordoba)
Short description of the institution The National Technological University has two characteristics that distinguish it from the rest of the national college system: UTN is the only university in the country whose academic structure has engineering as a priority. UTN is federal in nature, covering all regions of Argentina.
Profile of partner institution It has 29 Regional Colleges/ Campus, a Higher National Institute of Technical Teachers, one Academic Unit and extensions geographically distributed throughout the territory of Argentina. It is important to remark that, since the creation of the National Technological University –Law 14.855 in 1959 - over 30,000 professionals have been graduated from its 15 degree programs. Moreover, geographical coverage translates into an absorption capacity of students - 70,000 students - equivalent to more than 50% of all engineering students in the country.
Fields of study engineerings
Participating campuses 29
Language requirements Spanish (B1)
Courses (Course catalog link) http://utn.edu.ar/secretarias/academica/planes.utn
Semester dates

• 1st Semester, March to August: 20th November.

• 2nd semester, August to December: 20th May.

Visa Information http://www.rrii.utn.edu.ar/?page_id=1398
Information for foreign students http://www.rrii.utn.edu.ar/?page_id=1398
Number of students for exchange No limit, if they are well distributed
Official Webpage

http://www.utn.edu.ar/

http://www.rrii.utn.edu.ar/

 

Australien Australien

University of Technology Sydney (UTS)
Profile of partner institution Focus on Business, Engineering, Architecture, Science and Technology (More information)
Fields of study all open to exchange, undergraduate and graduate level
Participating campuses all open to exchange
Language requirements Applicants have to prove a sufficient knowledge of the English language. TOEFL: 79 – 93 band with writing 21 (IBT) or DAAD language certificate PLUS English Language Proficiency Assessment form (ELPA). (More information)
Courses Exchange students have to receive 18-24 credits per semester. Normally Exchange students pass 3-4 courses per semester. Online course catalogue: http://timetable.uts.edu.au. (More information)
Semester dates February – June (Autumn Semester); July – November (Spring Semester)
Visa Information  Auswärtiges Amt 
Additional Information for exchange stundents  https://www.uts.edu.au/future-students/international
Number of students for exchange approx. 2/year
Brisbane - Queensland University of Technology (QUT)
Profile of partner institution Focus on Business, Engineering, Science and Technology (More information and International Students Guide)
Fields of study all open to exchange, undergraduate and graduate level
Participating campuses all open to exchange
Language requirements TOEFL minimum of 90 points or DAAD language certificate minimum of B2 level. (More information)
Courses

The approved unit lists for inbound study abroad and exchange (STAE) students. These lists provide specific guidance on what students can study at QUT in our upcoming semesters. There are two distinct groups of approved units:

1. Approved study units = All students can study these units, regardless of your academic background.

2. Units requiring approval = You can only enrol in these units if you meet the specified requirements and have significant background knowledge in the area of study.

Applicants need a minimum GPA (Grade Point Average) of 2.5 on a 4 point scale. The Australian government requires for Exchange students a minimum of 3 courses per semester (36 credits). The normal number of courses at QUT is 4 courses per semester (48 credits). Online course catalogue (More information)

Semester dates

February – June (Semester 1); July – November (Semester 2)

Academic calendar

Visa Information  Auswärtiges Amt
Application procedure

Application procedure

Number of students for exchange approx. 2/year
Official Webpage 

https://www.qut.edu.au/international 

https://www.qut.edu.au/ 

 

Brasilien Brasilien

Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)
Profile of partner institution Focus on Engineering. (More information)
Fields of study all open to exchange, undergraduate and graduate level (More information: UFRJ_CAMPUSES.pdf)
Language requirements Sufficient knowledge of the Portuguese language, because most of the courses at UFRJ are taught in Portuguese. (More information)
Courses Course Catalogue
Semester dates

March – July (Semester 1);

August – December (Semester 2)

Visa information Auswärtiges Amt
Information for foreign students International Students Office
Additional information for exchange students Practical information and money
Number of students for exchange approx.3/year
Centro Universitário da Faculdade de Engenharia Industrial (FEI de São Paulo)
Short description of the institution The training of quality human resources is a serious commitment to the Centro Universitário da FEI. In its efforts to provide comprehensive education in technology, management disciplines and human appreciation, the campuses of São Bernardo do Campo and São Paulo, in Brazil, offer excellent infrastructures, which comprises a computerized library with several available databases, laboratories with high technology equipments and research and computing centers and appropriate environments for the development of academic life and for the strengthening of cultural activities. The Centro Universitário da FEI encourages the development of teaching and academic projects by students and professors.
Profile of partner institution Focus on Management and Technology. (More information and Dokument FEI_institutional 2015 INGLES.pdf)
Fields of study all open to exchange, undergraduate and graduate level
Participating campuses all open to exchange; The São Paulo campus only offers courses in Business Administration (undergraduate, master and doctorate). All the other programs, including also undergraduate in Business Administration, is offered in the São Bernardo do Campo campus.
Language requirements Sufficient knowledge of the Portuguese language, because most of the courses at FEI are taught in Portuguese. (FEI is now offering free portuguese classes for the foreign students, it is carried out during the academic semester.)
Courses Course Catalogue
Semester dates

February – June (Semester 1);

August – December (Semester 2)

Visa information Auswärtiges Amt
Additional information for exchange students

International Students Office

Factsheet

Institutional Video

Brochure (PDF)

Number of students for exchange approx.3/year
Universidade de São Paulo (USP)
Short description of the institution Universidade de São Paulo is one of the largest and most important institutions of higher education and research in Brazil and Latin America. Founded in 1934, USP is a public state institution (it does not charge tuition fees) and has campi placed in eight cities spread throughout the state of São Paulo.
Profile of partner institution Focus on Business, Humanities, Science and Engineering
Fields of study all open to exchange, the School of Architecture and Urbanism and the School of Economics, Business and Accountancy are not recommended due to a large number of applicants
Participating campuses all open to exchange, USP has campuses in seven different cities
Language requirements Sufficient knowledge of the Portuguese language (minimum B1), because most of the courses at USP are taught in Portuguese. (More information)
Courses Large number of applicants in the School of Architecture and Urbanism and the School of Economics, Business and Accountancy, therefore the students are recommended to concentrate on other subjects. (More information)
Semester dates

February – June (Semester 1);

August – December (Semester 2)

Visa information Auswärtiges Amt
Additional information for exchange students

International Cooperation Office

Overview Brochure

Factsheet

Number of students for exchange approx. 2-3/year
Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC)
Short description of the institution The Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina's (UFSC) main campus is located in Florianópolis, capital of Santa Catarina state. Founded in 1960 with the goal of promoting teaching, research and extension, UFSC is a free and public university, valued as the fifth best in Brazil.
Profile of partner institution Focus on Science, Economics and Engineering
Fields of study all open to exchange, undergraduate and graduate level
Participating campuses all open to exchange
Language requirements Sufficient knowledge of the Portuguese language (minimum Intermediate level), because most of the courses at UFSC are taught in Portuguese. (More information)
Courses Course Cathalogoue
Semester dates

March – July (Semester 1);

August – December (Semester 2)

Visa information Auswärtiges Amt
Additional information for exchange students

Office of International Relations 

Student Guide 

 

Number of students for exchange approx. 5/year
Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP)
Short description of the institution Universidade de São Paulo is one of the largest and most important institutions of higher education and research in Brazil and Latin America. Founded in 1934, USP is a public state institution (it does not charge tuition fees) and has campi placed in eight cities spread throughout the state of São Paulo.
Profile of partner institution Focus on Science, Economics and Engineering
Fields of study all open to exchange, undergraduate and graduate level
Participating campuses all open to exchange (Link)
Language requirements Portuguese is the language of instruction at UNESP. Some internship programs can be offered in English. Students must have sufficient knowledge of Portuguese or Spanish to be able to attend our courses. (4 semesters of academic Spanish / Portuguese or a level B2 certificate)
Courses International courses

in Agricultural Sciences, Alternative Energy, Dentistry, and Literature and Linguistics

Undergraduate Courses

Semester dates

February - June (Semester 1);

August – November (Semester 2)

Visa information Auswärtiges Amt
Additional information for exchange students

unsep Overview

International Students Guide 

International Courses 

Graduate Program 

 

Number of students for exchange approx. 3/year

 

Chile Chile

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (UC)
Profile of partner institution: Focus on Business, Science, Economics, Architecture and Engineering
Fields of study

all open to exchange, except Medicine and Music;

undergraduate and graduate level

Participating campuses all open to exchange
Language requirements Sufficient knowledge of the Spanish language (4 semesters of academic Spanish or a level B2 certificate), because most of the courses at UC are taught in Spanish.
Courses

Undergraduate students should complete in one semester between 30 and 50 UC credits (most of the courses at UC are 10-credit courses). Exchange students are allowed to register for courses from different areas.

Spanish Courses

courses taught in English (PDF) and additional information
Semester dates March – July (Semester 1); August – December (Semester 2)
Visa Information Auswärtiges Amt, Visa Application
Information for foreign students

http://relacionesinternacionales.uc.cl/en/

Number of students for exchange approx. 2/year
Offical Webpage http://www.uc.cl/
Universidad de Chile (UC) new in 2017
Profile of partner institution: Focus on Business, Science, Economics and Architecture
Fields of study

all open to exchange

undergraduate and graduate level

Participating campuses all open to exchange
Language requirements Certificate proving command of Spanish language to at least B1 level, or 6 semester of Spanish language studies
Courses Catalog
Semester dates

Early March – Mid July (Semester 1);

Late July – early December (Semester 2)

Information for foreign students

Factsheet

International Students Office

Number of students for exchange approx. 2/year
Offical Webpage http://www.uchile.cl/english
Universidad de La Frontera (UFRO)
Profile of partner institution Focus on Business, Science, Economics and Engineering
Fields of study all open to exchange; undergraduate and graduate level
Participating campuses all open to exchange
Language requirements Sufficient knowledge of the Spanish language (4 semesters of academic Spanish or a level B2 certificate), because most of the courses at Frontera are taught in Spanish.
Courses Catalog
Semester dates March – July (Semester 1); August - December (Semester 2)
Information for foreign students International Students Office
Number of students for exchange approx. 3-4/year
Offical Webpage http://en.ufro.cl/
Universidad de Concepción (UDEC)

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Profile of partner institution Focus on Business, Science, Economics and Engineering
Fields of study all open to exchange; undergraduate and graduate level
Participating campuses all open to exchange
Language requirements Sufficient knowledge of the Spanish language (4 semesters of academic Spanish or a level B2 certificate), because most of the courses at UDEC are taught in Spanish.
Courses Course listUndergraduate coursesPostgraduate courses
Semester dates
  • Spring: March - July
  • Fall: August - December
Links Information for foreign students
Number of students for exchange approx. 3-4/year
Offical Webpage http://www.udec.cl/pexterno/
Universidad Austral de Chile (UACh)

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Fachgebiete und Departments From economics to humanities and medicine to science and engineering
Short description of the institution Universidad Austral de Chile UACh is a private University founded in 1954. It is located in Valdivia, south of Chile. It has beautiful campuses in Valdivia, one called Isla Teja and the other Miraflores, and 3 others in Puerto Montt, Osorno and Coyhaique (Chilean Patagonia).
Profile of partner institution Focus on Business, Science, Economics and Engineering and Humanities
Fields of study Forestry Sciences and Philosophy & Humanities,
undergraduate and graduate level
Participating campuses Isla Teja (Valdivia)
Language requirements Sufficient knowledge of the Spanish language (4 semesters of academic Spanish or a level B1 certificate). B2 highly recommended. Most of the courses at UACH are taught in Spanish. (Only exception
Courses Courses
Semester dates
  • Spring: 27.02.2017-21.07.2017
  • Fall:      31.07.2017-31.12.2017
Visa Bewerbung Visa, Auswärtiges Amt
Information for foreign students Information for foreign students
Number of students for exchange 3/semester
Official Webpage http://www.uach.cl/internacional/principal/ome
Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María (USM)

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Short description Founded in 1931, the USM is recognized as one of Latin America's best universities for its scientific and technological excellence. In the latest Times Higher Education (THE), the USM was ranked in the range 401-500 (3rd in Latin America and 1st in Chile). Its professionals are as valued for their leadership as they are for their broad knowledge in science and the humanities. To study at USM is a unique and unforgetable opportunity, for international students and Chilean students alike.
Profile of partner institution Focus on Engineering, Science and Technology. Although humanistics courses are also offered. (More information)
Fields of study all open to exchange; undergraduate and graduate level
Participating campuses Valparaiso (main campus) and Santiago (San Joaquin and Vitacura).
Language requirements Sufficient knowledge of the Spanish language (3 semesters of academic Spanish or a level A2 certificate), because most of the courses at USM are taught in Spanish. B1 level is recommended for students undertaking research of thesis work at the USM. (More information)
Courses Catalog
Semester dates March – July (Semester 1); August – December (Semester 2)
Information for foreign students http://www.oai.usm.cl/en/
Number of students for exchange approx. 2/year
Offical Webpage http://www.usm.cl/
Universidad de Santiago de Chile (USACH)
Profile of partner institution: Focus on Business, Science, Economics and Engineering
Fields of study: all open to exchange; undergraduate and graduate level
Participating campuses: all open to exchange
Language requirements: Sufficient knowledge of the Spanish language (3 semesters of academic Spanish or a level B2 certificate), because most of the courses at USACH are taught in Spanish.
Courses Catalog
Semester dates March – July (Semester 1); August – December (Semester 2)
Information for foreign students International Students Office
Number of students for exchange approx. 1-3/year or up to 6/semester
Offical Webpage http://www.usach.cl/en

 

China China

Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT)
Profile of partner institution: Focus on Management, Science and Engineering.
Fields of study: all open to exchange, undergraduate and graduate level
Participating campuses: all open to exchange
Language requirements Sufficient knowledge of the Chinese language, because most of the courses at BIT are taught in Chinese. BIT cannot accept Chinese students with Chinese Nationality. If the student has a German Passport, he may be recruited as exchange student.
Courses  
General Information  
Semester dates September – January (Fall Semester), February – July (Spring Semester)
Visa information  
Information for foreign students  
Number of students for exchange approx. 2/year
Tsinghua University (THU)
Profile of partner institution Focus on Management, Economics, Science and Engineering.
Fields of study all open to exchange, except the Department of Art, Design and Sport, undergraduate and graduate level
Participating campuses all open to exchange
Language requirements

Applicants, who are interested in visiting courses taught in Chinese, need a HSK certificate with band 5. Applicants, who are interested in visiting courses taught in English, need a proof of fluent English.

KIT students with Chinese nationality can also apply. But keep in mind, for the purpose of promoting exchanges and mutual communication between different cultures, the Tsinghua university prefers to receive students not with Chinese nationality.

Courses Most of the courses are taught in Chinese, some departments also over courses in English: School of Economics and Management, Department of Civil Engineering, Department of Industrial Engineering, School of Life Sciences, School of Journalism. Courses hosted by Academy of Arts and Design and Physical training courses are not open for Exchange students. (More information)
Semester dates September – January (Fall Semester), February – June (Spring Semester)
Visa information  
Information for foreign students  
Number of students for exchange approx. 2/year
Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU)
Profile of partner institution Focus on Economics, Science and Engineering.
Fields of study Undergraduate and graduate level. KIT exchange students can apply to all academic fields at SJTU except courses in Medicine and MBA Program, EMBA Program, MIB Program, Master of Finance
Participating campuses all open to exchange
Language requirements SJTU offers an increasing number of English-taught courses. All interested students are welcome to apply. Knowledge of Chinese is not required.
Courses For the available English course list, you may take a look at this website.
Semester dates September – January (Fall Semester), February – June (Spring Semester)
Visa information  
Information for foreign students  
Number of students for exchange approx. 2-3/year
Tongji University (Shanghai)
Exchange students with Chinese nationality cannot apply, which also includes students from Taiwan, Hongkong and Macao. This also applies to students with two nationalities.

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Short description of the institution

Tongji University is a key research-intensive university in China and has a history dates back to 1907 when German doctor Erich Paulun established Tongji German Medical School in Shanghai. Currently the university has grown into a comprehensive and internationally known university with ten major disciplines, i.e. sciences, engineering, medicine, humanities, law, economics, management, philosophy, arts and pedagogy

Introduction of the University (PDF)

Profile of partner institution Focus on Economics, Science and Engineering.
Fields of study all open to exchange; undergraduate and graduate level (but not all subjects offer courses in English, please check it with the program coordinator before your application)
Participating campuses all open to exchange; 2 Main campuses in Shanghai: Siping Campus: Siping Road 1239 and Jiading Campus: Cao'an Highway 4800Language requirements: Sufficient knowledge of the Chinese language, because most of the courses at Tongji are taught in Chinese. Exchange students with Chinese nationality cannot apply. This also applies to students with two nationalities.
Language requirements

The School of Economics and Management (SEM) requires additional materials:
- Academic Transcript from Home University:
GPA 3.0 and above (full mark is 4),corresponding to 3.75 of 5 in Tongji University
- English Proficiency (choose one):
TOEFL Paper-based 550, Computer-based 213/ Internet-based 79, GMAT 600, GRE 1250 (V+Q) IELST 6.5 (SEM doesn't accept DAAD language certificates)

Courses Tongji offers more and more courses in English and German every semester. Not all the colleges and all majors of Tongji University offer courses in English. For more information on courses in advance, please refer to the English course list or contact Ms. XU Wenqing, International Office Tongji University. Exchange Students can only choose courses from the college/department they are registered in. The International School offers general courses about Chinese Culture and Chinese language courses for all international students (within 6 credit points free of charge).
Semester dates September – January (Fall Semester), February – July (Spring Semester)
Visa Information Auswärtiges Amt
Information for foreign students

International Students Office

None-Degree Exchange Programmes 

Number of students for exchange approx. 2/year
Dalian University of Tecnology (DLUT)
Profile of partner institution The Dalian University of Technology focuses on Economics, Science and Engineering.
Fields of study Students in the fields of science, engineering and technology; undergraduate and graduate level
Participating campuses all open to exchange
Language requirements Knowledge of the Chinese language is recommended.
Courses For Chinese Learning: Students are expected to undertake 22~24 hours of compulsory courses and 2~8 hours of selective courses per week from Monday to Friday.
Semester dates September – December (Fall Semester); March - July (Spring Semester)
Visa information  
Information for foreign students  
Number of students for exchange approx. 2-5/year or up to 10/semester

 

China Hongkong

Chinese University of Hongkong (CUHK)
Short description of the institution The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is a leading comprehensive research university. It has a total of 61 departments under the Faculties of Arts, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Science, and Social Science. CUHK is the only university in Hong Kong with a college system. Each undergraduate student is associated with one of the nine Colleges. The Colleges are responsible for informal learning, and for academic and cultural immersion for students. CUHK is committed to general education and whole-person development. The spacious 137-hectare campus is Hong Kong’s largest university campus and offers an inspiring and ever-changing view of Tolo Harbour and the hills beyond.
Profile of partner institution Focus on Economics, Science and Engineering. CUHK has identified five key areas of existing strengths for additional research investments: Chinese Studies, Biomedical Sciences, Information Sciences, Economics and Finance, and Geoinformation and Earth Sciences
Fields of study all open to exchange; undergraduate and graduate level
Participating campuses all open to exchange
Language requirements English TOEFL ibt 71 or IELTS (Academic) 6.0 or DAAD Sprachzertifikat. Knowledge of the Chinese language is not necessary. KIT students with Chinese nationality can also apply.
Courses Applicants need a minimum GPA (Grade Point Average) of 3.0 on a 4 point scale. The courses in the faculty of Economics and Jura are very popular; therefore applicants should be flexible in their course choices. Exchange students are requested to receive 9-18 credits per semester. (More information)
Semester dates September – December (First Semester, including final examination); January – May (Second Semester, including final examination)
Visa information and preparation  
Information for foreign students  
Additional information for exchange students Useful information can be referred to our website
Number of students for exchange approx. 1/year
City University of Hong Kong (CITYU) 
Fields of study, Departments: From Business, liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Science and Engineering to Energy and Environment and Law.
Selected courses offered by each College/School will be open for exchange students.
Short description of the institution: The University was is one of eight government-funded degree ranting tertiary institution. It offers 50 bachelor degree programs and is ranked Place 55. on the QS World University Rankings.
Language requirements Minimum language requirement: TOEFL 79 (internet-based test), IELTS 6.5or Chinese Mainland’s College English Test Band 6(total score ≥ 450), if English is not the medium of instruction at your institution. No acceptance of the DAAD Sprachzertifikat. 
Courses Course Catalogue
Semester dates Semester 1: September - December
Semester 2: January - May
More information
Visa Visa Information can be found on www.immd.gov.hk and www.cityu.edu.hk/gso. Students are encouraged to apply for student visa to Hong Kong via CityU. CityU may act as local sponsor of exchange students who are accepted for admission and meet Hong Kong visa application requirements.
Visa Information
Additional information for exchange students http://www.cityu.edu.hk/gso/ 

Fact Sheet 

 

 

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Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM)
Profile of partner institution Focus on Science and Engineering.
Fields of study Factsheet
Participating campuses all open to exchange
Language requirements Good English knowledge, language of instruction: English
Courses

Academics

Courses

Semester dates July – December (Semester 1); January – May (Semester 2); Calender
Visa Information Auswärtiges Amt
Information for foreign students International Relations
Number of students for exchange approx. 1-2 / year

 

Israel Israel

Technion, Israel Institute of Technology (Technion)

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Short description of the institution Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. A science and technology research university, among the world’s top ten, dedicated to the creation of knowledge and the development of human capital and leadership, for the advancement of the State of Israel and all humanity.
Profile of partner institution Focus on Industrial Engineering and Management, Architecture, Science and Engineering
Fields of study Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering are open to exchange, undergraduate and graduate level
Participating campuses Main campus
Language requirements Many undergraduate courses in civil and environmental engineering and graduate level courses (for graduate students only) in the faculties of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Physics offered in English depending on approval by the faculty's academic manager. Very good English proficiency required in order to take courses taught in English, very good Hebrew proficiency required in order to take courses taught in Hebrew.
Courses http://int.technion.ac.il/semester-programs/ 
Semester dates October – February (Winter Semester), March - July (Spring Semester)
Visa Information  Auswärtiges Amt 
Additional information for exchange students Fact Sheet with Contact, Student Guide, Information for foreign students
Number of students for exchange 3 / year

 

Japan Japan

Kyoto University
Profile of partner institution Focus on Economics, Science and Engineering.
Fields of study all open to exchange
Participating campuses all open to exchange
Language requirements At Kyoto University there are two types of Exchange Programs. Applicants for the KUINEP Program (Undergraduate) need only a TOEFL certificate, because most of the courses are taught in English. Applicants of the General Application Program (Graduate) need also a 1st Level Japanese certificate, because most of the courses are taught in Japanese. For applicants only interested in visiting courses taught in English, they can also apply with a minimal knowledge of Japanese.
Courses Undergraduates have to take 6 courses per semester. Graduate students are asked to take 4 courses per semester. Graduate students have also the possibility to stay without taking any courses lectured in a classromm and are able to do research. (Special Research Student Program). A large number of the courses in the General Application Program have one-year duration. .
Semester dates October – March (Semester 2), April – September (Semester 1)
Visa information  
Information for foreign students  
Number of students for exchange

approx. 3/ year,

The University of Tokyo (School of Engineering)
Profile of partner institution: School of Engineering
Fields of study: School of Engineering, undergraduate and graduate level
Participating campuses: all open to exchange; Hongo campus and Komaba campus in Tokyo and Kashiwa campus in Chiba
Language requirements: Undergraduate applicants need a JLPT1-level certificate. Graduate applicants do not need a proof of Japanese, but knowledge of Japanese is recommended. (More information)
Courses: Most of the courses are taught in Japanese. Especially Graduate courses are also taught in English. (More information)
Semester dates: September - March (Winter Semester),  April - August (Summer Semester)
Links: Visa information, Global Initiative, Office of International Students, Online Application, Student Exchange Program
Number of students for exchange approx. 1-2 / year
Osaka University
Profile of partner institution KIT Faculty of Physics – Osaka Graduate School of Engineering
Fields of study Letters, Law, Foreign Studies, Economics, Human Sciences, Science, Medicine, Allied Health Sciences, Dentistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Engineering, Engineering Science, Language and Culture, International Public Policy(OSIPP), Information Science and Technology, Frontier Biosciences Institutes of Microbial Diseases, Scientific and Industrial Research, Protein Research, Social and Economic Research, Joining and Welding Research
Language requirements:

Varies by program - typically TOEFL iBT 80+/IELTS 6.0 for English; JLPT N1 or N1 for iExPO Japanese-based program; N3-N4 for Maple language program

Links: Courses, Information for foreign students, Official Webpage, Official Factsheet
Semester dates
  • Fall&Winter: Late September to February (15 course work weeks)
  • Spring&Summer: April to August (15 course work weeks)
Visa information  
Number of students for exchange: 5 students per year (regardless of full-year or semester-long)
Tohoku University

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Short description of the institution: Tohoku University has been committed to its "Research First" principle and "Open Door"policy for over a century, earning international recognition for both educational and research excellence. The university continues to find ways to improve lives around the world, by grooming the next generation of leaders, and arming them with the most innovative technology that the world’s best research teams can produce.
Profile of partner institution: Comprehensive Research University, famous for the strength in the field of Science and Engineering. (More information)
Fields of study: all open to exchange, undergraduate and graduate level
Participating campuses: all open to exchange (More information)
Language requirements: Applicants for the JYPE, COLABS and IPLA Programs need a proof of fluent English language, but knowledge of Japanese is recommended. Undergraduate aApplicants for the DEEP Program need a JLPT 1- Levels/A1 certificate. DEEp-Bridge is an exchange program for students in humanities and social sciences who have a JLPT rating of N3 or higher. (More Information)
Courses: Most of the courses in the JYPE, COLABS and IPLA Programs are taught in English. Most of the courses in the DEEP Program for undergraduate are taught in Japanese.
Semester dates:
  • Summer: April - September
  • Winter: October - March
Links: Visa information, International Support Office, Information for foreign students, Exchange programs, University Guide, Pocket Guide
Number of students for exchange: approx. 2 / year
Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST)
Profile of partner institution Focus on Information, Biological and Materials Science.
Fields of study all open to exchange, only Graduate or PhD Students
Participating campuses all open to exchange
Language requirements Applicants need a proof of fluent English language, but knowledge of Japanese is recommended.
Courses Information about Courses, first steps, life in Japan and on campus (PDF)
Semester dates October - February (Winter Semester), April –August (Spring Semester)
Visa information  
Information for foreign students  
Number of students for exchange approx. 1-3 / year; semester exchanges are possible; one-year exchanges are preferred

 

Kanada Kanada

University of Waterloo
Short description of the institution Since 1957, the University of Waterloo (UWaterloo) has been producing some of Canada’s most innovative leaders and has created an outstanding educational reputation recognized around the world. UWaterloo offers a variety of programs within its six faculties – Applied Health Sciences, Arts, Engineering, Environment, Mathematics, and Science
Profile of partner institution Focus on Mechanical Engineering and Chemical Engineering
Fields of study all open to exchange
Participating campuses all open to exchange; The main campus is located in Waterloo. UWaterloo’s other campuses include Cambridge, for the School of Architecture, downtown Kitchener, home of the School of Pharmacy, and Stratford, for the Global Business and Digital Arts program.
Language requirements Graduate Applicants need a TOEFL certificate (minimum 90 overall; 25 on the writing and speaking section).
Courses Fulltime students need to pass at least 5 courses per semester. Exchange students are recommended to take two extra courses as backup (More information); Course descriptions (undergraduate) and graduate courses
Semester dates September - December (Fall Semester); January - April (Winter Semester);  May – August (Spring Semester); 
Visa information  
Information for foreign students  
Student Handbook for International Exchange students  
Number of students for exchange approx. 1-2/year

 

Korea Korea

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

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Short description about KAIST Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, founded in 1971, has been the gateway to advanced science, technology and innovation. In order to meet the new demands of producing young talents who care for global citizenship and social responsibility, KAIST now offers cross-disciplinary academic and research. KAIST strives to address global challenges facing humanity through competitive research innovation and convergence.
Profile of partner institution Focus on Science, Engineering and Economics
Fields of study all open to exchange
Participating campuses all open to exchange; Main campus is located in Daejeon which covers most of the courses and departments at KAIST. Only those students willing to study MBA go to Seoul Campus which houses the college of business. KAIST Seoul Campus (College of Business): In general they only accept exchange students for one semester.
Language requirements Applicants need a TOEFL iBT 80 or equivalent DAAD language certificate. Applicants need a minimum GPA (Grade Point Average) of 3.0 on a 4.3 point scale. (More information)
Courses Courses are taught in Korean and English. If there is at least one foreigner in the courses, the professor may teach in English. On the university's homepage applicants can find courses taught in English. Online course catalogue
Semester dates September - December (Fall Semester), March – June (Spring Semester), July – August (Summer Semester)
Visa information  
irt.kaist.ac.kr and Information for foreign students  
Student Handbook for International Exchange students (PDF)  
Number of students for exchange approx. 2/year
Seoul National University (SNU)
Short description of the institution Seoul National University(SNU) has achieved a great deal in its 65-year history. As an indisputable leader of higher education in South Korea, SNU is known for the outstanding achievements made by the school itself as well as by its graduates.
Profil of partner institution  www.useoul.edu/ 
Fields of study Undergraduate studies; Graduate studies; Restriction for exchange students
Participating campuses all open to exchange
Language Requirements

No language certificate is required. Korean or English language proficiency is highly recommended. (Please state at your application what language level you have and send us a proof) 

Applicants need a minimum GPA (Grade Point Average) of 3.0 on a 4.0 point scale. 

Courses Online Course Catalog
Semester dates September – December (Fall semester); March – June (Spring semester)
Visainformation  Please note that each student should directly contact the Korean embassy for visa application. Students can get general info on visa at this website

Auswärtiges Amt: Visa information

Website for foreign students http://oia.snu.ac.kr

 

http://en.snu.ac.kr

 

Additional information for exchange students

http://oia.snu.ac.kr/page/exchange_program_faq.php

Number of students for exchange approx. 2/year

 

Mexiko Mexiko

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)

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Profile of partner institution: Focus on Science, Engineering and Economics (More Information (PDF))
Fields of study:
  • Physics, Mathematics and Engineering
  • Biological Sciences and Health
  • Social Sciences
  • Humanities and Arts

all open to exchange; undergraduate and graduate level; with restrictions on medicine/veterinary medicine:

More information and check: Requisitos Especiales de Escuelas y Facultades for all faculties requirements.
Participating campuses: all open to exchange
Language requirements: Document proving an advanced level of Spanish, equivalent to level B2 of the Common European Framework for Languages (if applicable). (More information)
Courses Most of the courses are taught in Spanish. (except for 6 courses taught in English - Finance & Administration)
Semester dates:
  • Spring Semester: February - June (Application ~ October 14)
  • Fall Semester: August - December (Application ~ April 28)
Visa information  
Number of students for exchange: approx. 3/year
Links: Information for foreign students, Official Website, Infosheet, Facts & Figures
Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo Léon (UANL)
Profile of partner institution Focus on Science, Engineering and Economics
Fields of study all open to exchange
Participating campuses all open to exchange
Language requirements Sufficient knowledge of the Spanish language (minimum B2), because most of the courses at UANL are taught in Spanish. (More information)
Courses Most of the courses are taught in Spanish
Semester dates January – April (Semester 1); May - August (Semester 2); September - December (Semester 3)
Visa information  
Information for foreign students  
Number of students for exchange approx. 3/year

 

Russland Russland

Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU)

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Short description of the institution Tomsk Polytechnic University is one of the leading technical Universities of Russia with a rich history and highly developed study facilities. About 1000 international students from 40 countries currently attend TPU.
Profile of partner institution Focus on Science, Engineering and Economics
Fields of study all open to exchange; undergraduate and graduate level
Participating campuses all open to exchange
Language requirements Applicants need a proof of fluent English language (minimum B1, DAAD language certificate) and a sufficient knowledge of Russian is recommended.
Courses Courses are taught in Russian and English. (Course Catalogue)
Semester dates: September – December (Fall Semester), February – June (Spring Semester)
Visa information  
Exchange Program Guide, Application Form  
Number of students for exchange approx. 3/year

 

Singapur Singapur

National University of Singapore (NUS)
Profile of partner institution Focus on Science, Engineering and Informatics
Fields of study: all open to exchange; exchange of students in their third year of undergraduate studies. Students interested in courses of the Faculty of Business, Economics & Law should be flexible in their academic plan, because these courses are very popular and restricted. Therefore, students in Industrial Engineering and Management should prepare to focus on courses in Engineering.
Participating campuses all open to exchange
Language requirements Applicants need a DAAD language certificate.
Courses Courses are taught in English. Exchange Students need to pass three Modules (12 Credits) per semester. Modules from NUS Business School, Faculty of Law and Department of Economics are extremely popular, over-subscribed and cannot be guaranteed. Students should be choosing Level 1000 to 3000 modules. Courses of level 2000 and 3000 (equivalent to 2- or 3-year undergraduate) are normally open for Exchange students. Majority of the Level 4000 modules are reserved for graduating NUS students and have limited supply. Level 5000 and 6000 modules are graduate-level courses which are not open to exchange students. The list of restricted modules can be found here (PDF) (More information)
Semester dates August - December (Semester 1); January – May (Semester 2)
Visa information  
Information for foreign students  
Number of students for exchange approx. 1-2/year

 

Taiwan Taiwan

National Taiwan University (NTU)
Short description of the institution National Taiwan University is the country’s premier research institution as well as the most comprehensive. NTU’s leading role in education and research is supported by a global strategy that capitalizes on sustained mobility, an expanded network of over 500 partners and the creation of quality global opportunities.
Profile of partner institution Focus on Science, Engineering and Economics
Fields of study all open to exchange, undergraduate and graduate level
Participating campuses all open to exchange, NTU main campus locates in the middle of Taipei city. Most exchange students take courses here.
Language requirements Applicants need a minimum B2 level in English or B1 level in Chinese.
Courses Courses are taught in Chinese and English. Exchange Students need to pass two courses (4 credits) per semester. Course information and Online course catalogue
Semester dates September – January (Fall Semester), February – June (Spring Semester)
Visa

Auswärtiges Amt 

Bureau of Consular Affairs

Information for foreign students

Office of International Affairs

Student Handbook

Factsheet

Number of students for exchange approx. 3/year
National Tsing Hua University (NTHU)
Short description of the institution NTHU is a renowned comprehensive research university in Taiwan and has established strategic partnerships with more than 200 universities globally.
Profile of partner institution Focus on Sciences, Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Technology Management Education & Arts
Participating campuses Located in HsinChu City
Language requirements N/A
Courses Courses are taught in English and Mandarin (More information)
Semester dates September – January (Fall Semester), February – June (Spring Semester)
Links: Visa information, Information for foreign students, Additional information for exchange students
Number of students for exchange approx. 1-3/year

 

USA USA

Pennsylvania State University (PSU)
Profile of partner institution College of Engineering
Fields of study Engineering. Exchange program is for undergraduate studies only. Graduate level students may participate, but will be registered as non-degree undergraduates.
Participating campuses all open to exchange; Exchange program is for undergraduate studies only. Graduate level students may participate, but they will be registered as non-degree undergraduates. Language requirements: Applicants need a TOEFL certificate.
Courses Courses are listed on the homepages of the departments (More information)
Semester dates August - December (Fall Semester), December - May (Spring Semester); May – August (Summer Semester)
Visa information  
Information for foreign students  
Number of students for exchange approx. 1-2/year
University of Kansas (KU), Lawrence Campus

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Short description of the institution Located on a scenic campus in the center of the United States, the University of Kansas (KU) is a comprehensive research and teaching university with nearly 200 undergraduate majors. The university earns excellent ratings in the top college guides. For more than a decade, the Fiske Guide to Colleges has awarded KU four‐star ratings in all categories – academics, quality of living, and social life. KU is famous for the natural beauty of its campus, the high quality of its academic programs, reasonable cost, and diverse cultural and recreational opportunities.
Profile of partner institution Focus on Business, Humanities, Science, Engineering and Economics
Fields of study all open to exchange, Exchange students typically take courses in the following fields: Applied English Center; Architecture, Design & Planning; Arts (Visual Art, Film, Theatre and Dance); Business; Engineering; Journalism & Mass Communications; Liberal Arts (Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences)
Participating campuses Lawrence, Kansas – Lawrence campus only
Language requirements All incoming international students must check-in with the Applied English Center (AEC) during orientation prior to enrollment and all non‐native speakers of English will take an English proficiency exam unless they qualify for a waiver. The results of the exam will determine whether students will be required to take English courses through the AEC, and how many regular university courses in which they will be allowed to enroll. Students with international TOEFL or IELTS scores that are less than two years old at the time of orientation and meet the minimum requirements listed below, may qualify for a waiver from the English proficiency exam. Native English speakers are given a waiver from the AEC allowing them to enroll in regular KU courses. Scores requirements for waiver: Paper‐based TOEFL  (Section scores of 57 or higher and 4.5 or higher on the Test of Written English (TWE)); Computer‐based TOEFL (Section scores of 23 or higher and 4.5 or higher on the TWE); Internet‐based TOEFL (Section scores of 23 or higher); IELTS (Section scores of 6 or higher overall and an overall band score of 6.5 of higher) (More information)
Courses Undergraduate students are required to receive 12-15 credits per semester. Graduate students are required to take 9-12 credits per semester. (Online Course catalogue, more information)
Semester dates: January - May (Spring Semester); May – August (Summer Semester); August - December (Fall Semester). Exchange students are only accepted for the fall or spring semesters or the academic year (August – May).
Visa information, Information for foreign students and for exchange students  
Additional information for exchange students Application Instructions and Fact Sheet
Orientation Information  
Number of students for exchange approx. 2/year
University of Georgia (UGA)
Profile of partner institution Focus on Humanities, Science, Engineering and Economics
Fields of study Engineering and other open fields of study
Participating campuses all open to exchange
Language requirements Applicants need a TOEFL iBT 80 certificate.
Courses Schedule of Classes offered per semester. UGA bulletin for course descriptions/Syllabus/Prerequisites; Courses in Business, International Affairs, Journalism, Law, Pharmacy, and Veterinary. Medicine classes may be restricted and/or limited.
Semester dates August - December (Fall Semester), January - May (Spring Semester), May - June (Summer Semester)
Visa information  
Information for foreign students, Website; GoAbroad  
Scholar Handbook  
Number of students for exchange approx. 1-10/year
Purdue University (PU)

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Short description of the institution Purdue University is committed to student success, changing how classes are taught with greater focus on faculty-student interaction and creative uses of technology.
Profile of partner institution Focus on Humanities, Science, Engineering and Economics, not all fields are open for exchange
Fields of study: This exchange program is open to students in most fields. There are some fields that are not open to exchange students: aviation technology, education/pedagogy, some health sciences specialties, pharmacy and veterinary medicine. Students with no chance to apply for the GEARE program (Mechanical Engineering) are preferred for the exchange program.
Participating campuses West Lafayette
Language requirements Applicants need a minimum TOEFL iBT 79 or IELTS minimum score as required by the university.
Semester dates: August - December (Fall Semester), January - May (Spring Semester)
Links: Visa information, Courses, Course Registration, Website: International Students, Application Process
Number of students for exchange: approx. 1/year
University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK)
Fields of study Exchange Program with "Graduate Teaching Assistantship" (GTA) for students in Germanistik
Participating campuses Knoxville
Information of Exchange program  
Information for foreign students  
Number of students for exchange approx. 1/year