Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

Purdue is one of the most renowned universities in the United States - especially in the field of engineering – and has a long tradition in aerospace engineering (NASA). The university has more than 40,000 students and offers a variety of subjects.


Periods abroad within the scope of this partnership are limited to one semester.

In addition, Purdue University offers a Double Degree Programme for students enrolled in the master’s degree programme Mechanical Engineering.

Academic Fields

Students enrolled at Leibniz University Hannover may choose courses from all bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes available at Purdue University.

For further information, please consult the overview on the university website:

Study Programmes at Purdue University


Students enrolled in the degree programme Mechanical Engineering may write their bachelor's or master's thesis at Purdue University. For detailed information, please contact Uta Knoche.

Semester Dates

Semester 1: mid-August - mid-December

Semester 2: early January - early May


Bachelor and Master Students are eligible to apply from the second semester onwards.

Students who wish to apply for the double degree programme must submit three letters of reference.

Fees and Costs

  • Exemption from tuition
  • estimated cost per month: €1,500 - €2,500