Technical University Braunschweig- Summer Aeronautical Engineering Research

Program Details

Program Location Braunschweig, Germany
Sponsor Purdue
Program Type Exchange
Course # SA 20174
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
To Be Announced
Past Dates
Summer 2023 05/15/23 to 08/11/23
Page Links
Click here to apply for this program!
Please Note: Programs may be altered or adapted with little notice


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. 


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

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: 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.  


This program does not offer excursions.


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

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 2023

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 (typically an essay, transcripts, 1-2 recommendations, and copy of passport) before or by the application deadline.  Popular programs fill quickly, often before the deadline. To ensure a place in a program, apply early.

As soon as a student submits an online 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.


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