Application for a Partner University in North America and Oceania

Application deadlines

  • November 15th for study periods beginning in August of the following year
  • June 16th for study periods beginning in January of the following year

Application documents

  • Checklist: Application Partner universities (German)
  • Application form International Office
  • Please prepare a course list of possible courses for up to three of your selected partner universities
  • Resume (English) 
  • Language certificate (TOEFL or IELTS)
    • If you are applying for the University of the Sunshine Coast and the University of Queensland, Australia, it is advisable to ask which certificate is currently acceptable.
    • Students applying to come to the University of New Brunswick on exchange at the Bachelor/undergraduate level can complete a form as part of their application that confirms they have an appropriate level of English to study on exchange. Applicants at the Master/graduate level may be required to submit official test scores.
  • Certificate and/or overview of grades (English)
  • Copy of your passport
  • Printed copy of the LUH online application (this does not need to be signed by an academic coordinator)
  • 2 Academic references (English) by two different university professors or teachers. For the Non-Thesis Masterprogram in cooperation with the faculty for mechanical engineering 3 Academic references are needed.
  • Only after successful application: Learning Agreement

Important notes

  • If you choose to reject your placement, please be aware that a renewed application will be considered only after those of new applicants (exceptions: personal reasons like illness, family emergencies, death in the family, accidents etc.).
  • If you are selected for a study stay at a partner university, you are obligated to function as a Study Buddy in Hanover.
  • It is possible and 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.
  • Please note 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).
  • Please inform yourself about any and all faculty programs.
  • We do not give any guarantee for the available information concerning accepted or neccessary health insurance at partner universities.
  • Please be advised when selecting your courses that the course number usually corresponds to the study year, e.g. courses with the numbers 100 and up are for first year studies, 200 and up for second year and so on. Please also note that unergraduate programs take four years, meaning that graduate courses will either have the numbers 500 and up or have another designation entirely!
Regional Coordinator for North America and Oceania

Stephen Sechrist
Regional Coordinator for North America and Oceania

Adrian Langer
Student Assistant for  for North America and Oceania

For information on current advising appointments and open office hours please see Study Abroad Advising. Additional appointments can be arranged via email directly with Stephen Sechrist.