USA

OPTIONS FOR STUDYING ABROAD

 

Programmes by LUH

 

The International Office offers a number of opportunities to study in the United States, such as spending a semester abroad at a Partner University of Leibniz University Hannover or at one of over 140 American universities within the framework of the  International Student Exchange Program (ISEP) . In order to increase your chances, we recommend that you apply for both programmes.

In addition, students enrolled in the degree programme Mechanical Engineering may write their thesis at Michigan State or Purdue University. For detailed information, please contact Uta Knoche using the contact details provided below. Furthermore, students may apply for the  Non-Thesis Master Programme (Double Degree) at Purdue University.

 

Other Programmes

 

Students may apply for a  Fulbright scholarship or a scholarship from the  German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) .

McCloy programme at the Harvard Kennedy School or the ERP scholarship programme at top universities in the United States provide funding for students who would like to complete a master's degree programme or undertake a research visit.

In addition, students may complete an internship in the United States.

Teacher training students and graduates of teacher training programmes may complete a placement via the DAAD scholarship programme  "Lehramt.international" .

Students in the fields of natural sciences, geoscience, engineering, medicine, and computer science may complete a placement via the  RISE Worldwide Programme.


PARTNER UNIVERSITIES

[Translate to English:] Karte USA mit eingezeichneten Partnerhochschulen [Translate to English:] Karte USA mit eingezeichneten Partnerhochschulen [Translate to English:] Karte USA mit eingezeichneten Partnerhochschulen

Here you can see all exchange programmes at university and faculty level. All students enrolled at Leibniz University Hannover are eligible to apply for exchange programmes at university level, as long as the partner university offers courses in the respective field of study. Exchange programmes at faculty level are open to all students at the respective faculty.

Throughout the programme, students benefit from comprehensive support. The International Office will contact the partner university, the partner university will then assist incoming students with all matters regarding their stay, including help with their timetable, finding accommodation and furnishing their room, as well as arrangements for their arrival in order to make their stay as comfortable as possible.

Furthermore, the International Office is available to answer your questions.


ISEP-PROGRAM

 

Students enrolled at Leibniz University Hannover may spend a semester abroad at one of over 140 American universities within the framework of the International Student Exchange Program (ISEP).

General Information on the programme can be found on the official ISEP website .

Further information on application deadlines or the application process can be found on the ISEP website of the International Office.

Throughout the programme, students benefit from comprehensive support. The International Office will contact the partner university, the host university will then assist incoming students with all matters regarding their stay, including help with their timetable, finding accommodation and furnishing their room, as well as arrangements for their arrival in order to make their stay as comfortable as possible. Furthermore, the International Office is available to answer your questions.

In addition, ISEP offers more than 40 summer programmes in over 26 countries, either for completing a placement or for participating in a short-term student mobility programme.

Further information on ISEP summer programmes can be found here .


FEES AND COSTS

Total costs for a study period abroad in the United States range from €6,000 to €10,000 (including board and lodging, as well as flights).

This applies to periods abroad via ISEP as well as to stays at a partner university.


APPLYING FOR A SEMESTER ABROAD IN THE UNITED STATES


FURTHER INFORMATION

Visa

 

Students require a visa to study in the United States. You can apply for a visa at the American embassy in Berlin, Frankfurt or Munich.



Advisory Service

Please visit the ServiceCenter to obtain initial information. For more detailed information, please arrange a follow-up appointment.

PROGRAM COORDINATOR, ISEP-COORDINATION

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