Hessen Exchange, Germany
|Last Updated||06 AUG 2018|
|Program Contact||Advising: email@example.com
Advising on German Language Courses: Dr. Elizabeth Wade-Sirabian, Clow F321; Tel: 920-424-0909
In an emergency: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Accommodation||Accommodation options are different for each Hessen institution. Use the Hessen Outbound Student Guide to research accommotion offerings by Hessen institution.|
All campuses have a student Mensa (cafeteria) which offers lunch-time meals at subsidized rates (€1.50-€3.00).Review the estimate for the amount of money you should bring to cover meals in the Full Cost of Participation worksheet (linked in Step III of the application checklist). It is not reasonable to think that you can save money by spending less than the food estimate provided by the OIE! This estimate is meant to be the BARE MINIMUM in relation to your particular destination!
Mode of transportation: Students arrange their own transportation to/from the Chicago O'Hare airport. Arrive at least 3 hours before the scheduled flight departure.
Participants arrange and pay for airline tickets on their own. DO NOT purchase these until you have been officially accepted into the program by the HOST university.
For luggage limits, refer to the website of the airline on which you ultimately book your ticket.You will travel from one of the following airports to your destination: Frankfurt Airport; Munich Airport; Berlin Airport; Schiphol Airport (in Amsterdam) Instructions on how to get from the airport to your destination will be provided at the pre-departure meeting.
The academic year is divided into two semesters, beginning with the winter semester in October.
Universities of Applied Science (Hochschulen)
International Undergraduate Study Program (IUSP)
|Legal Entry & Stay||U.S. citizens are not required to apply for an entry visa prior to travel or a Residence Permit upon arrival.|
|Insurance||See insurance for details.|
|Orientation||All participants must complete the mandatory Office of International Education on-line orientation and submit an orientation quiz. The quiz is linked from within the on-line orientation and is due the 2nd Friday in November for fall interim, spring semester and spring break programs or the 2nd Friday in April for spring interim, summer and fall semester programs.
All participants must also attend a pre-depature meeting, which supplements the on-line orientation and addresses common questions. The date and time will be coordinated with all accepted students and the orientation will take place in Dempsey 202. Participants who do not attend the pre-departure meeting will be removed from their programs. The withdrawal & refund policy will apply.
|Travel Resources||See Orientation & Travel Resources.|
|Program Withdrawal||See Program Withdrawal.|