If you have questions about this program, email the program leader listed below.

Sustainable Energy Technologies: An International Perspective

Program Details

The arrangements for the travel, housing, meals, excursions and course content of this program have been made by the leader. Questions about this program can only be answered by the program leader listed below.

Program Type Departmental
Program Location Wolfenbuettel, Germany
Course # SA 10931
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
Summer 2024 05/05/24 to 05/19/24

Program Leader

Name William Hutzel
Email hutzelw@purdue.edu
Click here to enroll in this program!
Please Note: Programs may be altered or adapted with little notice

Program Description

This two-week, interdisciplinary program includes lectures and demonstrations on various energy technologies; presentations on European and German history, geography, and culture; industrial tours; and sightseeing excursions to Berlin and Hamburg.   Our hosts are faculty at Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences in Wolfenbuettel, Germany (near Braunschweig).  This course should be of interest to students in various majors, especially engineering and technology.  Students from universities in Europe and Asia typically also participate.

Please review the International Summer University website of Ostfalia University for addtional information.   You can also review the program flyer or the detailed schedule for 2024.

You can also review the Program Video that includes highlights from earlier trips.

Further details may be obtained or clarified by contacting the program leaders, either Bill Hutzel (hutzelw@purdue.edu) or Tami Lynch (tlynch@purdue.edu).


Academic Credit

Students will receive 3 credit hours in TECH 48155. 


Students applying for this program must be in good standing at Purdue University.  

Program Cost

Students pursuing program participation accept financial responsibility. Purdue will take measures to mitigate financial risks, although will not be liable for loss.

Current estimated cost for the program:

$1,500 for fees to Purdue.   This includes the course, lodging, transportation for program-led excursions, and many of the meals. 

$1,500 for airfare (purchased individually by the student as many are not flying directly back to Purdue)

$ 300 for other expediture - meals, souvenirs, etc.

This program is eligible for study abroad scholarship funding.  PURDUE MOVES SUMMER/SHORT TERM SCHOLARSHIP


Application Deadline

Please apply by January 31, 2024 for priority consideration.

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.