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Technical University Dresden
Dresden, Germany (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Spring
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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2019-2020 04/01/2019 ** 09/30/2019 08/07/2020
NOTE: The start and end dates ARE NOT the official dates set by the program. They are estimated dates based on the previous year. Do not use these dates when planning flights.

** Refer to the brochure page below for official program dates.
Program Description:
Program Description:

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TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY DRESDEN | DRESDEN, GERMANY

Program Term: Spring
Language Prerequisite: German
Primary Instruction Language: German, English
Eligibility: 2.5 GPA
Program Type: Exchange

 


INTRODUCTION                                        

Technical University Dresden (TUD) is the largest university in the Saxony region of Germany.  Originally specializing in science and engineering, TUD has expanded by now offering social sciences, humanities, and medicine. TU Dresden is a highly ranked research university. Dresden, located in eastern Germany, has a history reaching back to the 13th century.


ACADEMIC OVERVIEW

Most courses require German language proficiency, but there are a few classes that are offered in English.  The courses taught in German require at least an Intermediate level of German. Intensive German language classes are also offered according to language level at an additional cost. 
A course catalog can be found online.


ACADEMIC CALENDAR

Students are only able to study abroad for the Spring semester or Academic Year, as TU Dresden's Fall semester overlaps with the start of Kent's Spring semester.   TU Dresden calls their Fall semester the Winter semester, and their Spring semester is called the Summer semester.
  • The Spring/Summer semester goes from April to August
  • The Academic Year goes from October to August

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

  • This program is open to students with a major or minor in a science or technology field.
  • The minimum GPA requirement for this program is 2.5.
  • Additionally, students must have taken classes at Kent State University for at least one semester before applying, i.e. students must have a Kent State GPA.
 

ACCOMMODATION

Students find housing through Studentenwerk Dresden, which provides housing through Dresden. Students can apply for a room after having been accepted into the program.


COSTS & TUITION

Students pay Kent State University tuition (Resident or Non-Resident) for 12 credit hours. Housing and living costs will vary depending on the options students choose. Total estimated costs can be found in the Budget Sheet at the top of this page.
 


FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIPS
Financial aid and scholarships are applicable toward this program!

Students studying in Germany may be eligible for a DAAD scholarship.
View a complete listing of available scholarships.

 

PROGRAM COORDINATOR:

Lauren Perri
Education Abroad Advisor | Office of Global Education
lperri1@kent.edu | 330-672-0912


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