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Munich University of Applied Sciences


Program Location Munich, Germany
Sponsor Purdue
Program Type Exchange
Course # SA 20186
Duration Spring Semester
Upcoming Program Dates
Spring 2018 03/01/18 to 08/31/18
Past Dates
Spring 2017 03/01/17 to 07/07/17

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



Overview
Munich University of Applied Sciences

Hochschule Muenchen (HM) is Bavaria's largest university of applied sciences and the second largest in Germany. Located in the heart of a large, European, high-tech and research metropolitan region, HM is committed to the applied aspects of research, teaching and continuing education.

Over 70 study programs at the bachelor's and master's level are offered at Hochschule Muenchen, by 500 faculty and about 1300 staff.  The current student body is about 18,000.

Munich is the capital and largest city of the German state of Bavaria, on the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps. It is the third largest city in Germany, after Berlin and Hamburg, with a population of around 1.47 million.

For more program information, please visit the program website.

Eligibility

Munich University of Applied Sciences

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: [Polytechnic Institute]

If students complete courses while abroad from Purdue colleges that have not approved the program, they might be able to earn transfer credit for those courses. Students interested in pursuing transfer credit should discuss this with both their academic advisor and their study abroad advisor before applying to the program.

Academic Program

Language of Instruction: German & English

Semester Course Load: 30 ECTS (15 Purdue credits) 

Housing

MUAS provides all exchange students with helpful information on finding accommodation in Munich. Though MUAS does not own student residences, the Munich Student Union provides HM with a limited number of rooms for exchange students.

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.

Costs for this program are estimated and subject to change. The cost figures listed below are for: Spring 2017

Costs per semester 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 semester
To be paid by the student.
Program Specific Insurance$500.00
Round-trip Airfare$1,500.00
Housing$3,500.00
Local Transportation$200.00
Books and Supplies$300.00
Meals$2,000.00
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses $1,000.00 -$3,000.00
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 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
Most Spring Semester Programs Sep 15


Returnees Information
Munich University of Applied Sciences

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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