study abroad germany

Lawrence Tech has partnerships with two universities in Germany- Hochschule Esslingen and Hochschule Ulm.

Esslingen Logo

Location: Esslingen, Germany

Time of Year: Fall/Winter semester (Sept. – Feb.), Spring/Summer semester (Mar.- Aug.)

Academic Year: Junior or Senior standing

Application Method: Submit Application online, print it out and get it signed by Study Abroad Office to be submitted to Esslingen with additional requirements.

Application Deadline: Fall/Winter- May 30, Spring/Summer- Nov. 30

Areas of Study: Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, General & JR/SR Elective, Management & Information Systems, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics (Robotic) Engineering

Program Description: Participants both in Standard International Programs for International Students (STIPUS) and INTAP programs can take part in a German language and Civilization and Culture course, in addition to their regular coursework. Students study with German classmates during their time at Esslingen, taking part in regular activities and exams. The university also provides orientation weeks with excursions to give participants insight into German culture.

Accommodations: Residence Halls (recommended) or Private Housing (expensive, unfurnished, high demand)

Approximate Program Costs: $2,200- $3,050 plus LTU Tuition costs

Included in Costs: Accommodations, Administrative fee, Student Union fee

Website: http://www.hs-esslingen.de/en/

Ulm Logo

Location: Ulm, Germany

Time of Year: Fall/Winter (Oct. - Dec.), Spring/Summer (Apr. - June)

Academic Year: Junior or Senior standing

Application deadline: Fall/Winter- May 15, Spring/Summer- Nov. 15

Areas of Study: Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, General & JR/SR Elective, Industrial Operations, and Mechanical Engineering

Program Description: The International Engineering Programs (IEP) is offered by Hochschule Ulm to international students. The programs run for three months and are taught in English. They offer a variety of courses in the fields of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (IMEP), Computer Science/Engineering (ICEP), and Electrical Engineering (IEEP).

Many field trips are organized to different companies in the area. To get to know Germany and the German culture the International Office also organizes trips to other cities in Germany.

Ulm offers an intensive German language course for students with no or little knowledge of German. The course takes place before the start of the International Engineering Programs in March or September and runs for two weeks.

Accommodations: Campus Dormitories

Approximate Program Costs: $2,000- $2,500, matriculation fee, plus LTU Tuition costs.

Included in Costs: Living Expenses and Accommodations

Website: http://www.hs-ulm.de/en/

Schedule a Meeting with a Study Abroad Advisor

Office Hours: 8:00am- 4:30pm

A. Alfred Taubman Student Services Center, c205

dmcconnel@ltu.edu  -  (248) 204-2416