ISEP - International Student Exchange Program

Students in all Bachelor and Master Programs at Leibniz University have the opportunity to study abroad at one of more than 140 universities in North America and Oceania with the International Student Exchange Program (ISEP).

Please find all general information about the program on the official ISEP Homepage.

The ISEP Exchange Program enables students at Leibnizs University to study abroad in the United States of America, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Students who choose the ISEP Direct Program can study world wide.

Internship after studying abroad in the United States

ISEP-Outgoings in the United States additionally have the opportunity to complete an internship in the United States after their semester abroad. Please note the following

  • The student has to obtain the internship themselves. It can be at the guest university or in an industrial context.
  • The internship is limited to 4 months max.
  • ISEP supports the students only in extending their visas.

ISEP EXCHANGE

  • Program Overview

    Within the ISEP Exchange Program, students at Leibniz University can study at universities in the United States of America, Canada, Australia and New Zealand

    Program

    This program is limited to one semester abroad.

    Academics

    Students of all academic programs are eligible to apply for a placement with ISEP. Depending on the individual Universities, students can visit both undergraduate and graduate classes and lectures.

    Prerequisites

    Students from the first study year forward are eligible to apply.

    Finance

    • 4200 € program fee
    • 100$ ISEP application fee
    • 325$ ISEP placement fee
    • ca. 90$/Monat ISEP health insurance

     

    Services

    • enrollment at the guest university as a full-time student
    • free accomodation for the duration of the study stay
    • min. of 19 free meals per week
    • ISEP Coordinator's support at the guest universities
    • where applicable waived fees for use of sports facilites, libraries etc.
  • Application

     

    Application documents

    • Printed copy of the ISEP online application including printed versions of
      • Language certificate (TOEFL or IELTS)
      • Transcript of Records (English)
      • Printed copy of your passport

    • Printed copy of the LUH online application (does not have to be signed by a coordinator)
    • 2 Academic references by a university teacher or professor in English (needs to be sent by teacher/professor via email (isep-bewerbung@zuv.uni-hannover.de) or via university house mail to Ms. Knoche directly)

    • The Learning Agreement is to be completed only after successfull application.

     

    Application deadlines

    • November 15th for study stays beginning in August of the following year
    • June 15th for study stays beginning in January of the following year

     

    Important Notes

    • In the applicationfor the ISEP Program, students have to provide a list of ten target universities. Applications with an uncompleted list will potentially not be taken into consideration.
    • Please note that the regions of Australia, New Zealand and California are highly requested. Because of this we would like to recommend you also put universities outside of these regions on your list. 
    • Please only apply for ISEP if you are willing to study at any of the 10 universities on your list.
    • It is recommended, to apply for the ISEP program and partner universities at the same time. After a successful application you will be nominated either for a partner university or ISEP, depending on availability and individual suitability. You then have the option of accepting or declining the nomination. If you choose to decline, no other offer will be made to you. Please consider before you apply if you are willing to accept a nomination to a university other than your top pick.
    • When you are selected for a stay abroad with ISEP, you are obligated to function as a Study Buddy in Hannover.
    • Please not that ISEP universities that are also partner universities of LUH, are not eligible as ISEP universities for your application (applies to  University of Nebraska Lincoln, University of Tennessee Knoxville and University of North Carolina Wilmington).
    • The Letters of Reference and the Academic Reference Forms should be submitted as early as possible at the International Office (isep-bewerbung@zuv.uni-hannover.de or via university house mail or email to Ms. Knoche directly), because we cannot complete and submit your ISEP online application without it. Please enter Uta Knoche, uta.knoche@zuv.uni-hannover.de under the entry "Request an Academic Reference" in your ISEP online application.
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ISEP DIRECT

  • Program Overview

    Students at ISEP member universities are eligible to also apply for the ISEP Direct Program. All possible universities worldwide can be found on the ISEP Homepage.

    In contrast from the ISEP Exchange Program, students have to pay tuition fees although these fees are lower than a self-organized stay at the guest university.

    Program

    Study stays within this program can be one or two semesters long.

    Academics

    Students in all academic programs are eligible to apply for an ISEP placement. Depending on the university students are eligible for undergraduate and graduate classes and lectures.

    Prerequisites

    Students from the first study year forward are eligible to apply.

    Finance

    Because students have to pay tuition fees themselves, overall cost can be up to 10,000€ per semester, depending on the university.

    Please find any further information on the ISEP Direct Overview of application and finance.

    Services

    Services included vary according to the target country. If you are interested, please find any further specific information on the ISEP Homepage.

  • Application

    The aforementioned application deadlines do not apply to ISEP Direct.

    If you are interested in applying for the ISEP Direct Program, please contact Uta Knoche.

    Further Information, Experience Reports and Financing

     

     

CONTACT

Uta Knoche
Address
Welfengarten 1A
30167 Hannover
Building
Room
232
Address
Welfengarten 1A
30167 Hannover
Building
Room
232