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The Program: Students have the opportunity to experience German language and culture while taking classes at the Friedrich-Alexander University in Erlangen-Nürnberg, Bavaria. Students register as non-degree students and are welcome to choose any course of study in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences and the School of Theology. Currently students receive a stipend of 450 euros/month from the university in Germany and may also be offered an assistantship in the academic exchange office when funds are available. Currently the two institutions exchange 1 or 2 undergraduate or graduate students the for the period of one academic year. Students may learn more about the university by visiting http://www.uni-erlangen.org/.
The German Department at GSU has also received an endowment to assist students in financing study abroad and the student may apply for such assistance through the program director.
See Exchange: Erlangen Brochure for more details.
Eligibility: Students must be German majors or IEML with a concentration in German and in good academic standing. GPA requirement is 2.5 and a 3.0 in German courses. At least 4 semesters of college level German.
*International students at Georgia State who hold F-1 visas must contact the Office of International Students and Scholar Services at 404-413-2070 to discuss possible implications of study abroad for their immigration status.
Courses and Credit: Students will earn Georgia State University credit for their courses. Students are welcome to choose any course of study in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences and the School of Theology, but are advised to get preapproval from the Program Director.
Accommodations: Friedrich-Alexander University will offer advice and assistance in finding accommodation for the period of exchange. The Central Office for International Affairs will provide information about accommodations near the campus. GSU students will be offered rooms in student residences at a low price. A studio with private bathroom, shower, stovetop, and fridge costs approximately 216 euros per month. Rooms that share a kitchen and bathroom are approximately 160 euros per month. Spaces are limited and on a first-come, first-served basis, so students must complete the application by the deadline indicated on the housing form provided by the university in Germany.
Costs: Regular Georgia State University tuition and fees, please see Tuition Rates plus mandatory international medical insurance. Students are responsible for airfare, lodging, food, and personal expenses.
Dr. Robin Y. Huff, Department of Modern and Classical Languages, College of Arts and Sciences
Office: GCB 834