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|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Spring||2016||10/05/2015 **||Rolling Admission||03/04/2016||07/22/2016|
|Summer||2016||03/01/2016 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
|Academic Year||2016-2017||03/02/2016 **||Rolling Admission||09/23/2016||07/21/2017|
|NOTE: Estimated dates as of 7/28/15. Actual dates can be found on the following website at a later date: https://www.hs-karlsruhe.de/en/io/exchange-students/academic-life/academic-calendar.html|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
|Minimum GPA:||2.5||Area(s) of Study:||Business, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Sciences|
|Required Class Status:||2nd Year||Exchange Program:||Yes|
|Language of Instruction:||English||Intent of Program:||Study at a college or university|
|Program Length:||Semester or Year||Application(s) Required:||Exchange application, Minnesota State Mankato (Online Through This Site)|
|Classes will be taken with::||Mostly host country students||Program sponsorship indicator:||Mankato Program|
The exchange with Karlsruhe is ideal for students interested in German language and culture while also gaining general education, Business & Economics, Computer Science & Business Information Systems, or Engineering & Sciences credits. Because of Karlsruhe's academic calendar, MSU students should consider our Spring semester as the time to spend on this exchange unless the student wants to spend the full year there. German language majors and minors will consult closely with their advisors to determine course selections for their study abroad experience. MSU students will enroll in a minimum of 12 credits per semester at the University of Applied Scienes in Karlsruhe for both financial aid and insurance requirements.
There are several programs offered at Karlsruhe that will be interesting to MSU students. For German language courses contact Nadja Kramer. Other programs/classes that are offered in English are Business & Economics, Computer Science & Business Information Systems, and Engineering & Sciences. Contact the International Center for more information about those classes or check out the website here.
The academic year is divided into two semesters:
♦The winter semester begins in early October 2014 and ends in mid-February 2015.
♦The summer semester begins in mid-March 2015 and ends in July 2015.
Since teaching usually begins in the middle of October or April respectively, and ends in the middle of February or July it would be best for MSU students to study in Germany during spring semester.
Visa Information--No visa is required to enter Germany with a US Passport but students are required to obtain a residence permit during the first weeks they are on site. See this page for information about residence permits.
We advise you to check the resources you have available for your stay in Germany. Expect to pay approximately 600 Euros per month. Your expenses will include rent, utilities, food, household items, transport, entertainment, clothing, insurance, books, semester university fees, etc.
There is no tuition fee at HsKA, only an administrative fee of 60 Euro per semester. As a rule, exchange students from partner universities which have an agreement with HsKA, are not required to pay the HsKA administrative fee.