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- NDSU EXCHANGE - Hochschule Emden/Leer
Emden, Germany (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
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Program Deadlines: Click to view
Estimated Costs: Academic Year,
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English, German Program Type: Exchange
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Academic Level: Junior, Senior, Sophomore
About the Program:
Emden / Leer

Germany - Emden

The Hochschule is distinguished by application-based teaching and research as well as by a strong practical aspect. The aim of this practical orientation is flexibility, i.e. to apply the theoretical and methodological to knowledge-gained specific professional problems. This adaptability is systematically trained for in courses at the University of Applied Sciences (Fachhochschule). With international students from around the globe, Hochschule is the place to make new friends, gain international experience and see the world.

About Emden/Leer, Germany

Hochschule Emden has locations in the cities in the state of Lower Saxony, including the location in Emden and Leer. Emden was founded in the year 800 AD and has been one of Germany's major seaports throughout history. Students considering studying at the Hochschule in Emden should possess at least a basic knowledge of German, although some Business Administration courses are offered entirely in English for German and international students.

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  • Academics

    Business and Engineering students are especially attracted to Germany, and the Hochschule in Emden is a beautiful, friendly and quality place to spend a semester or two. Plan ahead by enrolling in a German class at NDSU. With international students from around the globe, Hochschule is the place to make new friends, gain international experience and see the world.

    Students also have the opportunity to do a work placement program in Emden.

    Notes about the Language of Instruction
    At the Hochschule/Emden, regular courses are taught in German. Students have the opportunity to study Business in English. A limited number of classes in technical areas of study are also available in English including Maritime studies, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Technology/Natural Sciences, and Physics, and Social Work. These classes may also be taken in German at the B1/B2 level.  

    Tips for Researching Courses
    Course descriptions can be found using the two links below.
    » Courses
    » Preliminary Exchange Course List 2015-16.pdf (1.5MB PDF)

    Some courses for this program have already been approved for course equivilency at NDSU. If a course that you want to take is not listed on this page or has been approved for something other than what you want to use it for, you can still complete the course plan to obtain alternative course equivilency approval. The course plan will automatically show as part of your study abroad application after you are accepted to the progam.

  • Dates

    TERM Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul
    KEY Estimated Program Dates Variable Program End Variable Program Dates

    Fall semester dates may not work with the semester at NDSU, so students are recommended to take part in this program during the spring semester.
    • 2016 Fall Semester: September 20, 2016 to January 31, 2017
      • Christmas break: December 24, 2016  to January 2, 2017
      • End of exam period: February 28, 2017
    • 2017 Spring Semester: Februaru 9, 2017- July 7, 2016 
      • End of exam period: July, 7 2017
  • Costs

    The cost for this NDSU exchange program is the same tuition and fees as the term at NDSU. You are responsible for the additional costs for the application and course fees, airfare, housing and other living expenses. Estimated costs for the program can be accessed at the top of this page by clicking on the appropriate term or using the links below.

    » Spring Costs

    Financial aid and scholarships can be applied toward the costs for this program. See the financial aid and scholarships page for more information.

  • Details

    More information about the following topics is available on the homepage for University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer:

    » International Office

    Tips and other helpful information provided by Lucas Carlson can be found in the following document: Emden - Carlson Sp09.pdf (76KB PDF).

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Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 10/01/2017 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** This program follows a rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.