USA

OPTIONS FOR STUDYING ABROAD

 

LUH Programs

The International Office offers various options for you to study abroad in the United States:

One semester at one of Leibniz University's Partner Universities in the United States. or one semester at one of over 140 American Universities partnered with the International Student Exchange Program (ISEP).

Students in the Mechanical Engineering Program have the opportunity to write their bachelor's or master's thesis at Michigan State University or Purdue University. For further information regarding this, please contact Uta Knoche (contact details at the bottom of the page). Furthermore, Purdue University offers a Non-Thesis Program (Double Degree) that students in Mechanical Engineering can partake in.

 

Other Programs

Additionally, you can go abroad for a semester with a Fulbright scholarship or a scholarship provided by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

The McCloy Program at the Harvard Kennedy School or the ERP scholarship program at American top universities across the US offer the opportunity to do a Master's degree or to complete a research stay.

Furthermore, you have the option to do an internship in the United States.

Specifically, students of natural and geological sciences and engineering as well as medicine and computer programming have the opportunity to complete an internship with the assistance of the RISE Worldwide Prorgam.

Students and graduates in Teaching can complete an internshhip through the DAAD scholarship program"Lehramt.international".


PARTNER UNIVERSITIES

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There are several different exchange programs: Exchange programs at university level and at faculty level. Every student studying at Leibniz University is eligible for the programs at university level, as long as your study program is offered at the respective Partner University. Exchange programs at faculty level are open only to the students of that particular faculty.

The Partnership Program offers full support. Initial contact willl be made through the International Office. After that, the Partner University will help you with all of your needs, including your schedule, your accomodation and furnishings, as well as pick-up arrangements to make your arrival and your stay there as comfortable as possible. The International Office is also always available.


ISEP-PROGRAM

Students at Leibniz University have the opportunity to go abroad for one semester at one of more than 140 American universities with the International Student Exchange Program (ISEP).

 

You can find all general informaton about the program on the official ISEP website.

Further Information, as well as information about application deadlines and the application process are available on the International Office website for the ISEP-Program.

The Program offers full support. Initial contact willl be made through the International Office. After that, the Guest University will help you with all of your needs, including your schedule, your accomodation and furnishings, as well as pick-up arrangements to make your arrival and your stay there as comfortable as possible. The International Office is also always available.

 

 

ISEP also offers over 40 Summer Study Abroad and Summer Internship Abroad programs in 26 countries.

You can find out more about the ISEP Summer Program here.


COSTS

The total cost for a stay in the US is estimated at around 6,000 - 10,000 €.

Accomodation, Meal Plan and flights are already accounted for in this calculation.

This estimate is valid for both the ISEP and the Partnership Program.


APPLICATION FOR A SEMESTER ABROAD IN THE UNITED STATES


FURTHER INFORMATION

Visa

In general, you need a visa to study in the United States. You can apply for a visa at the American consulate/embassy in Berlin/Frankfurt/München.



Advisory Service

Initial advisory service at the Service Center.


Further advisory service after prior arrangement

PROGRAM COORDINATOR, ISEP-COORDINATION

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