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Technical University Braunschweig- Summer Aeronautical Engineering Research


Program Location Braunschweig, Germany
Sponsor Purdue
Program Type Exchange
Course # SA 20174
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
To Be Announced
Current Program Dates
Summer 2020 05/18/20 to 08/11/20

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



Overview

Before applying, students interested in this program should discuss their plans with a Study Abroad Liaison in the College of Engineering. 

TU Braunschweig provides its students with outstanding conditions for forward-looking research and teaching in 124 institutes and departments. The academic core disciplines of engineering and natural sciences are closely linked to economics, social sciences, the humanities and education. Students benefit from the proximity of first-rate external research institutions in the region and from a wide range of cooperation agreements with industry.

Due to the supervision involved, the number of places is extremely restricted.  Anticipated projects will added to this page once available. 


Eligibility

This program is open to AAE students who will have completed at least four semesters of university study by the start of the program. 

This is a selective and competitive program. Initial screening of the candidates will be conducted by the Study Abroad Office in consultation with AAE. Questions about project availability and placement should be directed to Sarah Allard, AAE Senior Academic Advisor, at sallard@purdue.edu

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

Purdue Credit
Direct Credit available from the following: [College of Engineering]
Specifically from: AAE

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

Language of Instruction: English

Summer Course Load: 6 Purdue credits (Pass/ Not Pass) count toward technical electives.

Students work full-time (36-40 hours per week) in a university research facility under the supervision of a Technical University of Braunschweig faculty member.  

Excursions
This program does not offer excursions.

Housing
Students live in student apartments in close proximity to the university. Students may take meals at the university Mensa (cafeteria) or prepare their own meals. 

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 2019

Costs per term to be billed by Purdue
You will pay Purdue Tuition Check Tuition
Program Fee$0.00
Purdue International Insurance (per month)$32.00

Approximate additional costs per term
To be paid by the student.
Program Specific Insurance$300.00
Round-trip Airfare$1,200.00
Housing$1,000.00
Local Transportation$100.00
Visa$300.00
Meals$900.00
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses $0.00 -$1,500.00
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 may fill before deadline. Please apply early to avoid disappointment.
Program Application Deadline
Feb 1


Returnees Information

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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