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  • Locations: Stuttgart, Germany
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Spring
  • Restrictions: UNC Charlotte applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2021 10/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of approval into this program and be able to complete pre-departure materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Exchange Programs, Internship, Statewide Exchange Click here for a definition of this term Term of Travel: Spring
Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Biology, Business, Business Administration, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Economics, Environmental Science, German, Humanities, Information Systems, International Business, Management, Science Click here for a definition of this term Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.75
Click here for a definition of this term Student Level Eligibility: 5th Year, Junior, Senior, Sophomore Click here for a definition of this term Restricted to Certain Majors/Minors?:
Open to Non-UNC Charlotte Students?: No Language of Instruction: English, German
Click here for a definition of this term Exchange Option: Graduate exchanges, Undergraduate exchanges Click here for a definition of this term Statewide Exchange Managed By: UNC Greensboro
Click here for a definition of this term Status at time of application: Full-time
Program Description:

Academic Reputation

This university is part of the Baden-Württemberg/North Carolina statewide exchange program. The University of Hohenheim boast the #1 German university in Agriculture Research. This university is constantly being ranked as the top-tier in Germany, being ranked highly for academic excellence year after year. Formally a palace of the 18th century Duke Carol Eugene of Wurttemberg, a gift for his future wife, it is has been preserved and today is the location of the university. 
 

Facts & Figures

Founded in 1818
9,000 Students
130 Staff
Public University

Location

City: Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg
Country: Germany
Population: 600,000

Hohenheim is located just outside of Stuttgart, the capital of Baden-Wurttemburg. Stuttgart is filled parks and green spaces for recreation and leisure, hosting one of the largest botanical gardens and zoos in Europe. Stuttgart is known for its manufacturing hub, hosting companies like Merceedes and Porsche.

Academics

Exchange student can select modules for all majors. Students are permitted to take courses according to their own interests, and not just their intended major. Most of the Bachelor courses are in German. For attending courses, at least average German language proficiency is required. 

The Master courses are held in German or English or are bilingual. 

Students may learn more here

Internship

UNC students studying in Baden-Wuerttemberg for at least one semester have internship opportunities available in addition to their study abroad experience. This opportunity is offered through any of the nine research universities in Baden-Wuerttemberg to students in fields of study in: Business, Engineering, MIS, Technology, and other STEM subjects. Several time line options are offered:

Full-Time:
Studying abroad in BW for one semester (autumn/winter semester), followed by an internship in a company or a research internship at one of the 9 BW research universities.
Students who participate in this internship experience have the opportunity to receive payment, through either a scholarship from the Baden-Wuerttemberg Stiftung or a paid internship at a company.

Part-Time:
Studying abroad in BW for one semester (autumn/winter semester) and completing the research internship at one of the 9 BW research universities during the same semester with hours ranging from 10 to 15 per week. Payment: A scholarship by the Baden-Wuerttemberg Stiftung: amount variable (depending on working hours and length of the internship).

Depending on placement, German skills may be highly recommended. Students interested in the internship opportunity should speak with their study abroad advisor.

FAQs

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Contact

This exchange is administered through the International Programs Center at UNC Greensboro. Visit the BW/NC Website more information on this program and other Statewide Exchange programs or email: bw_nc@uncg.edu

Interested students will need to submit an application with UNC Charlotte's Office of Education Abroad before applying through UNC Greensboro.