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University of Stuttgart- SUPER Summer Research Program


Program Location Stuttgart, Germany
Sponsor Purdue
Program Type Exchange
Course # SA 20182
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
To Be Announced
Past Dates
Summer 2019 06/01/19 to 08/11/19

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Overview Purdue Credit
Eligibility Academics
Housing Program Costs
Financial Aid Deadline
Returnee Info Resources



Overview
University of Stuttgart- SUPER Summer Research Program

Before applying, students interested in this program should discuss their plans with the Study Abroad Liaison in the College of Engineering or the College of Science depending on major area of study.  

SUPER is a summer research program designed exclusively for undergraduate students at the University of Stuttgart. Due to the supervision involved, the number of places is extremely restricted. 

The length of SUPER varies depending on the research project offered by the hosting institute.  In the past, research placements have lasted two to three months.

Possible study fields include:

  • Architecture and Urban Planning
  • Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics
  • Energy Technology, Process Engineering and Biological Engineering
  • Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
  • Aerospace Engineering and Geodesy
  • Engineering Design, Production Engineering and Automotive Engineering
  • The High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart

 

For more program information, please visit the program website.

Eligibility

University of Stuttgart- SUPER Summer Research Program

This program is open to science and engineering majors who will have completed at least four semester of university study by the start of the program. 

Interested students must consult with a representative of their home schools or departments about their research plans before confirming participation in this program.

  • School of Mechanical Engineering students should contact HOlly Englert, Associate Director of Advising, at hengler@purdue.edu.
  • College of Science students should contact the appropriate Study Abroad Liaison in the Department of Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Physics.

GPA Requirement: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Language Requirement: none

Purdue Credit
Direct Credit available from the following: [College of Engineering][College of Science]
Specifically from: All for ENG; Chemistry, Computer Science, Math and Physics for SCI

Students interested in completing courses while abroad from Purdue colleges or departments that are not listed above should discuss this with their study abroad advisor before applying to the program.

Academic Program

No knowledge of German is required; the working language of the program is English.

The program consists of the following:

  • Full-time research internships in engineering and science laboratories (list of previous projects- new placements to be confirmed- check back in December)
  • welcome and organized leisure activities

Typically participants will earn a total of 6 credits. Each student confirms the credit they will receive with the study abroad liaison in her/his school or department.

NOTE:  Final selection will be made by the University of Stuttgart faculty who is the Primary Investigator (PI) of the project.  If you are applying to this program, make sure you put together an impressive application as you will be competing for the highly coveted spots with Engineering students from Stuttgart's other exchange partners.

Housing
Participants live in student residence halls where they can prepare meals in shared kitchens. Midday meals can be taken at the university Mensas (cafeterias).

Estimated Program Costs

Students should carefully note what costs need to be paid to Purdue University or to a co-sponsor or agency, and what costs need to be paid at the overseas study location.  This will vary by program.

The visa fee listed below is only necessary for Purdue international students who are citizens of countries required to get entry visas for Germany.  Your study abroad advisor can provide more information about this.

Costs for this program are estimated and subject to change. The cost figures listed below are for: Summer 2018

Costs per term to be billed by Purdue
You will pay Purdue Tuition Check Tuition
Program Fee$125.00
Purdue International Insurance (per month)$32.00

Approximate additional costs per term
To be paid by the student.
Program Specific Insurance$100.00
Round-trip Airfare$1,500.00
Housing$900.00
Visa$300.00
Meals$900.00
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses $0.00 -$2,000.00
Travel Documents (passport, photos)$175.00

Financial Aid

Purdue University financial aid may be applied to the costs of studying abroad. Students interested in receiving financial aid should

NOTE:  Recipients of certain tuition remission and scholarship programs should pay careful attention to the regulations for using those benefits for study abroad.  Ask your financial aid advisor about any limitations.

Click here for a list of scholarships and grants available to assist with the costs of studying overseas.

Application Deadlines

For full consideration, students must submit all supporting documents before or by the application deadline.  Popular programs fill quickly, often before the deadline.  To insure a place in a program, apply early.

As soon as a student submits an on-line application, a My Study Abroad account is created. Applicants should consult this page often to check on the status of the application.

Program Application Deadline
University of Stuttgart- SUPER Summer Research Program Feb 1


Returnees Information
University of Stuttgart- SUPER Summer Research Program

Click below to search for Purdue students who have participated in this program and are willing to be contacted.  If you get no results, you can use the search form to find people who studied in the country you are interested in.

Resources

The websites listed below contain information about this program. The accuracy of information at external sites cannot be guaranteed.


For more information on this program, please contact the Study Abroad Office by phone (765) 494-2383 or email studyabroad@purdue.edu.

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