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Leibniz University Hannover


Program Location Hannover, Germany
Sponsor Purdue
Program Type Exchange
Course # SA 20177
Duration Spring Semester or
2 Semesters
Upcoming Program Dates
To Be Announced

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Overview Purdue Credit
Eligibility Housing
Program Costs Financial Aid
Deadline Returnee Info
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Overview
Leibniz University Hannover

University:  Founded in 1831, Leibniz University Hannover has an enrollment of about 21,000 students. The nine faculties include architecture, education, engineering, horticulture, humanities, management, science and social sciences.  Click here for more university information.

Location:  Hannover is the captial of Niedersachsen, a state in north-central Germany.  The city has a population of just over 600,000 and consists of a combination of 11th-century half-timbered structures, 19th-century palaces and striking modern architecture.  Click here for more Hannover information.

Semester dates

German Language Skills:  Courses at the undergraduate level are taught in German. To be successful, liberal arts participants in this exchange program should have completed a minimum of five semesters of college-level German and are required to attend the month-long, intensive language program prior of the start of the semester.  Purdue students in engineering and science may be able to take beginning master's level courses which are taught in English.

For more program information, please visit the program website.

Eligibility

Leibniz University Hannover
Liberal Arts majors need to have completed a minimum of five semesters of college-level German to apply; engineering and science majors are not required to have as much German language ability.  All Purdue students approved for this exchange are required to attend the month-long, intensive language program prior of the start of the semester. GPA Requirement: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Language Requirement: 2-5 Sem

Purdue Credit
Direct Credit available from the following: [College of Agriculture][College of Engineering][College of Liberal Arts][College of Science]

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.

Housing

Students at the University of Hannover have a variety of housing choices. The Studentenwerk Hannover offers furnished rooms in 14 different dormitories across the city. Other possibilities are rooms in communal apartments or small private apartments.

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 2014

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$1,100.00
Housing$2,500.00
Local Transportation$250.00
Visa$100.00
Books and Supplies$750.00
Meals$1,500.00
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses $2,000.00 -$4,000.00
Travel Documents (passport, photos)$175.00

Financial Aid

The University of Hannover offers one Purdue student a stipend (€ 2000) which is intended to cover a portion of the recipient's living expenses during one semester. Interested students should request more information by writing to studyabroad@purdue.edu with "Hannover Stipend" in the subject line.

The Purdue Global Engineering Program may offer modest financial assistance for engineering students approved for this program.  Interested students should inquire at GEP:  gep@purdue.edu.

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 Fall Semester Programs Mar 1
Most Spring Semester Programs Sep 15


Returnees Information
Leibniz University Hannover

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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