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How do the Germans do it?: Technical communication in Germany
Karlsruhe, Germany (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: May Travel (Spring)
Restrictions: Minnesota State Mankato applicants only
Budget Sheets May Travel (Spring)
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
May Travel (Spring) 2016 03/02/2016 ** 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:
Faculty Director(s) / Program Contact:
Lee Tesdell
MSU Sponsoring Academic Dept(s):
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Area(s) of Study: German, Technical Communication
Prerequisites: Technical Communication coursework or German language coursework Course Number: ENG 472, ENG 572
Number of Credits: 4 Exchange Program: No
Language of Instruction:
English Intent of Program: Field experience (direct hands-on learning), Study at a college or university
Program Length: Fewer than 14 days Writing Intensive Course: Yes
Application(s) Required:
Minnesota State Mankato (Online Through This Site) Accommodation Options: Hostel/Hotel
Program sponsorship indicator:
Mankato Program
Program Description:

How do the Germans do it?
Technical communication in Germany



May 9-19,  2015

Students interested in this program must first receive permission to participate from the program leader.
 This study tour will enhance your international experience and knowledge of technical communication.  As students of technical communication you want to be prepared for our borderless workplace. We will pack a lot into our 10-day trip to Karlsruhe, Germany, a center for high-tech industry and the location of one of Europe's best technical communication programs; classroom visits with technical commuication students at the University of Applied Sciences, Karlsruhe, Germany; and workplace visits to firms such as Siemens, SAP, John Deere, and Daimler where we will meet and speak with technical communicators on the job.

Join us for a fascinating study tour to Karlsruhe, Germany in 2015!