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Semester Abroad in Germany


Spend a semester or year in Germany, a landmark of economic, political, and social innovations:



Students are required to take 30 European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) credits per semester. These credits do not correlate to hours spent in the classroom and thus vary for each course.

  • Nürtingen Campus
    • For Business Students and German Language students. Courses taught in English.
    • Internships offered with prior German language skills
  • Geislingen Campus
    • For German language students
    • Internships offered with prior German language skills

Heidelberg University

  • For German language students, primarily German majors. Some subject related courses such as Business German, German for Natural Science Majors, etc. are also taught.
  • 4 week intensive language course before the start of the semester
  • German conversations partners possible through the International Relations Office
  • Other language courses offered


  • Fall: late September - end of January
  • Spring: early March - end of July
  • Yearlong: late September - end of July


  • Campus residence halls
  • Students prepare their own food

Selection Criterion

  • Minimum GPA of 2.75
  • HFWU: Nürtingen Campus - no language requirement
  • HU - students must be German majors

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