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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 10/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** 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.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Faculty Director(s) / Program Contact: Xochitl Valencia Program Type: MnSU Exchange Program
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Intent of Program: Education Abroad
Program Length: Semester or Year Click here for a definition of this term Program sponsorship indicator: Mankato Program
Program Description:

Karlsruhe UniversityMSU Mankato


Program Name: Semester/Academic Year in Karlsruhe, Germany
Host Institute: Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences
Course Offerings: Business, Economics, Computer Science, Business Information Systems, Engineering, and Sciences
Semester Dates: Winter semester: September 1 - February 28 or 29 / Summer semester: March 1 - August 1
Accommodation: residence halls or private lodgings


The exchange with Karlsruhe is ideal for students interested in the German language and culture while also gaining general education, Business and Economics, Computer Science, and Business Information Systems, or Engineering and Sciences credits. MSU students will enroll in a minimum of 12 credits per semester at the University of Applied Sciences at Karlsruhe.

For more information regarding academics for exchange students, go to the courses for exchange students page on the University's website.

About Karlsruhe, Germany

Karlsruhe is located in southwestern Germany, just a few miles from the Rhine River. There are many buildings erected in Neoclassical style, including the town hall, market square and the Evangelical and Roman Catholic churches. This architectural style can still be seen throughout the city today. The city also has a great selection of shops and restaurants that offer local cuisine. Its botanical garden, palace garden, zoo, public parks, and other green spaces make the city come together. Karlsruhe also has an industrial harbor and manufactures and exports electrical products, machinery, building equipment, pharmaceuticals, motor-vehicle parts, and paper.

Fun Facts about Germany

  • One-third of Germany is still covered in forests and woodlands.
  • There are 35 dialects of the German language.
  • Germany has over 400 zoos, the most in the world.
  • Berlin boasts 960 bridges and 59.8 square kilometers of water consisting of lakes and around 180 kilometers of navigable waterways.
  • There are more than 400 registered zoos in Germany. Including zoological gardens, wildlife parks, aquarium bird parks, animal reserves, and safari parks, Germany has nearly 700 facilities.

Updated 3/14/19 LZ