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  • Locations: Konstanz, 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: Academic Year, Spring
Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Anthropology, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Exercise Science, German, History, Humanities, Information Systems, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Public Administration, Science, Sociology, Sports Sciences, Statistics 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
Prior Language Study Required: 6 semesters or more 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 Konstanz was ranked 1st in "THE 150 Under 50", which compares the best universities under 50 years of age, and 7th in the world. It is also one of eleven German Excellence Universities.

Facts & Figures

Founded in 1966
12,000 Students
Public University

Location

City: Konstanz Baden-Württemberg
Country: Germany
Population: 85,000
The University is situated on the shore of Lake Constance just four kilometers from the Swiss border. A small university town, it offers the elegance and history of a picture book German town. 

Academics

Students who are interested in this location will need advanced German language skills, as most courses are offered in German. Individual departments offer a wide range of courses taught in English or some in English/German concurrently. More information can be found 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.