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University of Stuttgart

Program Location Stuttgart, Germany
Sponsor Purdue
Program Type Exchange
Course # SA 20181
Duration Spring Semester or
2 Semesters
Upcoming Program Dates
To Be Announced
Current Program Dates
Spring 2018 04/02/18 to 08/15/18

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


UniversityStuttgart is a comprehensive university with some 20,000 students studying architecture, biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, history, languages, mathematics, philosophy, social sciences and physics. Its programs in civil, mechanical and electrical engineering are highly ranked.

Location:  Stuttgart with a population of 600,000, is a large industrial center and the location of the headquarters of Daimler-Chrysler, Bosch, IBM Germany and other major corporations.  

Studying in Germany: For further information about studying in Germany click here.

For more program information, please visit the program website.


This program is open to Purdue students who have completed at least four semesters of university study. 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: 5 Sem German

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

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

For a list of courses taught in English, link here.  The complete list of course offerings can be viewed here.


The University of Stuttgart International Office assists exchange students with accommodation reservations in a university residence hall.  A housing application must be submitted at the same time as the admissions application.

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.

Please note that students participating in this program are responsible for a student administration fee (approx US $120).

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$425.00
Round-trip Airfare$1,250.00
Local Transportation$230.00
Books and Supplies$245.00
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses $2,000.00 -$4,000.00
Travel Documents (passport, photos)$175.00

Financial Aid

Highly-qualified students who have been accepted for this exchange program are eligible to apply for a Baden-Wuerttemberg Scholarship.

Applicants for this exchange may also be eligible to apply for scholarships offered by the DAAD: German Academic Exchange Service.

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

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

Country map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin