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Short-term Programs in Hessen

 

Short in duration yet designed to maximize your learning outcome and cultural experience!

 

The Hessen-Massachusetts Exchange offers short-term study abroad options twice a year, during summer and in January. No German skills are required!

 



 

NEW! Hessen:VASP

Application for the Hessen:Virtual Academic Short Term Programs (Hessen:VASP)

 

In 2021 the International Summer Universities (Hessen:ISUs) at the Hessian universities will unfortunately have to be cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, the Hessen Ministry of Higher Education, Science and the Arts is funding virtual short-term programs, the Hessen:Virtual Academic Short Term Programs (Hessen:VASP) at Hessen's universities this year. 

Informationen on the programs, the participating universities and deadlines will be announced soon. 

 

Application and deadline

 


 

 

 

Hessen:ISU 2021 cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Seven Hessen International Summer Universities (Hessen:ISU) take place in Darmstadt, Frankfurt, Fulda, Giessen, Kassel and Marburg between June and August.

The four-week summer study programs consist of:

  • Seminars and lectures in English as well as in German focusing on current European and German topics such as economics, politics, society, culture and science
  • Intensive German language courses at all levels beginner/intermediate/advanced
  • Extensive cultural and excursion program

 

Credits are awarded for the successful completion of the program. Each ISU has its own thematic focus. Please visit the Hessen:ISU-website for details.

Special conditions apply to students taking part in the Hessen-Massachusetts program

 

Application and deadline

 


 

Hessen:IWU

International Winter Universities applications are open!

We are happy to announce that IWU is back in the Winter of December 2021/January 2022. The Hessen Universities of Kassel, Fulda, Darmstadt and Giessen will open their doors to incoming students wishing to experience life in Germany.

 

Click here for the flyer.

 

The winter study programs consist of:

  • (online) Seminars and lectures in English (4 - 5 ECTS)
  • Intensive German language courses at all levels beginner/intermediate/advanced (2 ECTS)
  • (Virtual) Leisure Program
 
IWU Darmstadt:
December 29, 2021 - January 15, 2022
Online courses starting beginning of Nov. - in person stating January 03.
 
Modules (4 ECTS each):
  • Business Administration - International Marketing and Sales
  • Social Sciences - Digital Society(ies)
  • Logisitcs: Sustainable Supply Chains
 
Click here for program's website.
 
IWU Fulda:
January 10 - 29, 2022
 
Modules (4 ECTS each):
  • Culture and Society - German History, Culture, Literature in an Intercultural Context (online)
  • Business - International Management in an Inter-Cultural Environment (online)
  • Intercultural Competence (taught on-site)
Click here for program's website.
 
IWU Kassel:
December 01, 2021 - January 18, 2022
 
Dec. 01 - 21, 2021 Online German Language Course
Jan. 02 - 18, 2022 on-site program in Kassel
 
Modules (5 ECTS each):
  • Environmental Engineering - Renewable Energy Sources
  • German Cultural Studies - Reflections on German History, Literature and Art
Click here for program's website.
 
IWU Giessen:
More information to be announced soon!
 
 
Please note:

Due to the Corona pandemic, all dates and course formats are subject to change.
Please inquire for how many US-credits you will receive participating with our program.
Please note that application go through your own International Office.

 

 

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