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  • Locations: Reutlingen, Germany
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Program Type:
Field Studies
Language of Instruction:
English
Term of Study:
Summer
Housing Options:
Dormitory, Hotel
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Language Courses Offered:
None
Non-Valpo Students:
No
Language Requirement:
None
Study Abroad Advisor: Erin Kunert
Program Description:
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Program Description

This program takes place in the city of Reutlingen, located in southwestern Germany. Reutlingen is home to Reutlingen University and headquarters for a number of engineering companies (Bosch Automotive Electronics, Wafios, Burkhardt+Weber). The program includes excursions to regional engineering businesses, castles, historic places (Dachau) and a weekend in Munich. There is also one free weekend where you can travel wherever you want in Europe!

CoE Reutlingen Summer Program 2017 Flier.pdf

Academics

This 1.5 credit experience offers an engineering class that will fulfill a graduation requirement for engineering students. Students will enroll in GE 312 - Ethical Decisions in Engineering.
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Dates

Program dates are June 1, 2017 - June 24, 2017 - please note the group departs the US June 1 and will arrive in Germany June 2.

Application Requirements

Students must have at least junior standing by the time of the program. Sophomores interested in applying will need the approval of their department chair.

The deadline to apply for the Summer 2017 program will be March 1, 2017. Applications will be reviewed by the Program Leader alongside the Office of International Programs study abroad staff after the deadline has passed. Once a decision has been made, applicants will be notified via their Valpo e-mail.

Click the "Apply Now" button at the top of this page to begin an application.

Cost Information

Students will pay tuition at the summer per-credit rate for the course as well as the program fee. The program fee including tuition is currently estimated at $2,750 but could change based on how many students participate in the program. A final program fee will be shared at the time of acceptance based on up-to-date information and the final number of participants in the program.

The program fee includes:
  • Private group airport transfers
  • In-country transportation to itinerary items
  • Group welcome and farewell dinners
  • Shared housing in dormitories - 2 persons per room with separate beds
  • All group excursions and entrance fees 
Note: International airfare and passport fees and personal spending amounts are not included. See Budget Sheet above for full cost estimates.
**The first ten students to submit a complete application will receive a travel grant of $500 from the College of Engineering, contingent upon official acceptance into the program.

Program Contact Information: 

Program Leader:
Eric Johnson - Dean of the College of Engineering
E-mail: eric.johnson@valpo.edu
Phone: 219-464-5085

Study Abroad Advisor:
Erin Kunert - Associate Director of Study Abroad
E-mail: erin.kunert@valpo.edu
Phone: 219-548-1568

Apply for a Passport

Passports need to be valid for at least six months past the program’s end date. As part of the application, students must upload a copy of a valid passport, or a receipt or similar proof that the student has submitted a passport application. Information on how to apply for a passport can be found here.

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This program is currently not accepting applications.