The Hessen Exchange, Germany

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Location: participating universities in Hessen, Germany

Program Length: semester/year/summer

Housing: dormitories

Language: English or German

Coordinating University: UW-Milwaukee

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Exchange Program Fee

  Wisconsin Resident
Tuition $2,865.36 $3,019.08
Study Abroad Fee
$275.00 $275.00
Application Fee $25.00 $25.00
International Insurance
$35.00 per month
$35.00 per month
Administration Fee (attach to application)
$50.00 $50.00
Refundable Housing Deposit and First Month's Rent
$800.00 $800.00

Other Relevant Estimated Costs

Airfare $800.00 - $1300.00
Housing $400.00 per month
Meals (no meals provided in exchange, students have full access to kitchen)
$400.00 per month
German Student Fees
$320.00 per semester
Passport $100.00
Personal Expenses
$300.00 per month


Financial Aid Available: yes

Requirements: 3.0 GPA, at least sophomore standing, 4 semesters of college level German

Application Deadlines:
Fall Semester in Hessen: March 1
Spring Semester in Hessen: October 1
Summer in Hessen: varies by program, but usually due February, March, or April.

Description: The Hessen Exchange is coordinated through UW-Milwaukee and the Justus-Liebig University in Giessen, which has the highest student density in Germany.  It is a broad based program with a variety of courses offered among participating institutions throughout Germany; UWRF students can attend any of the participating universities. 

Classes are taught in English or German.  Internships are available for qualified students.

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