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Ruhr University Bochum- Summer Electrical and Computer Engineering Research


Program Location Bochum, Germany
Sponsor Purdue
Program Type Exchange
Course # SA 20173
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 Program Costs
Financial Aid Deadline
Returnee Info Resources



Overview

THIS PROGRAM IS OPEN ONLY TO STUDENTS ALREADY SELECTED BY OPP (College of Engineering). 

Ruhr University Bochum was established in 1965 and has grown to become one of the largest universities in Germany with a student population of around 35,000. The university is well known for the numerous contacts its schools of Science and Engineering entertain with industry through important research in many different fields. Bochum has a population of some 500,000 and is situated in the Ruhr River valley, the economic nerve center of Germany. 

PLEASE NOTE:  This is a selective and competitive program.  Before attempting to apply online, interested students must contact OPP (professionalpractice@purdue.edu; 765.494.7323) for information about the research projects and a discussion of the student's research interests and credentials as well as the required supporting documents to complete the program application.

Eligibility

The program is open to Purdue students who have completed at least two semesters of university study by the start of the program. Successful candidates will demonstrate academic success, maturity and a desire to experience another culture.

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: ECE

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.

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.
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 Application Deadline
Ruhr University Bochum- Summer Electrical and Computer Engineering Research 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.


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