The International Summer University at Kassel welcomes students from all around the world to Kassel! Use your semester break for a character and resume building opportunity that will benefit you a lifetime.

The IWU Kassel offers specially created modules, focusing on the main issues of the current globalization trends. The academic program is combined with an intensive German language course offered at different levels. The class concept has been designed to teach German in the most effective way: It combines lectures of highly competent teachers with practical exercises in everyday German life – the best way to directly experience a new language. 

Field of Study

  • Environmental engineering
  • Civil and structural engineering
  • Project management
  • Literature
  • History
  • Politics
  • Communication
  • German language

For more detailed information about these courses go to the host university website.

Credit Equivalent 

6 ECTS = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units if 6 ECTS are successfully completed (pending UQ faculty approval).

Visa Information

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As UQ Abroad is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Contact the host program for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and Application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria. This is a competitive program and students must obtain credit in order to participate in this program. Students will be selected via an internal UQ Abroad selection committee, as well as an internal Hessen evaluation. 

Applicants must complete the UQ Abroad online application and provide their completed Hessen Application, statement of purpose and official academic transcript to the online application. 

Apply to UQ Abroad

Cost

Tuition is paid to UQ. The Hessen State government is providing a scholarship to selected Queensland students to waive the cost of accommodation. Students are responsible for paying for their flights, visas and associated living costs.

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.

Accommodation 

Accommodation is arranged as part of the program. More information regarding accommodation can be found on the host university website. 

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ Abroad: Winter applications for this program have now closed

Program Dates

Start: 22 June 2019
End: 20 July 2019


Program start date conflicts with semester 1, 2019 exam period by one day. Students are able to arrive on June 23 if necessary and should not book flights until their exam schedule is known. 

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Exchange
Location: Kassel, Germany
Credit: For-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate

UQ Abroad Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.​

Register