The International Winter University Programme (WUP) at Hochschule Darmstadt is a three-week intensive program which runs during the winter

The program combines lectures and seminars from professors with hands-on experience and lectures of practitioners during field trips in Germany. Participants will also have the chance to improve or start learning German in intensive German-as-a-Foreign-Language classes. The International Winter University Programme also aims to provide an insight into German life and culture. Therefore, the WUP team has a variety of activities prepared for all participants outside the classroom. 

Field of Study

  • Business administration
  • Marketing
  • Architecture
  • Regional and town planning
  • Development
  • Political science
  • Environmental studies

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

Credit Equivalent 

4 ECTS = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units if 4 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 the Global Experiences team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Contact the host university 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 Global Experiences selection committee, as well as an internal Hessen evaluation. 

Applicants must complete the Global Experiences online application and provide the following additional documents to their online application:

Apply to UQ

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. 

BEL Faculty Credit Assessment

Credit must be confirmed with BEL Faculty to check suitability for your program requirements. You should consult with International Mobility Coordinator prior to submitting an application. The credit precedents information on this site is provided as a guide only. Please see Credit Precedents Disclaimer for further details.

International Winter University Programme at Darmstadt BEL Credit Assessment

Business Module: International Marketing and Sales

Approved for #2 unspecified credit towards Level 2 BBusMan Marketing major course
Business Module: International Marketing and Sales Approved for #2 unspecified credit towards MBus Marketing major course

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

Applications for this program have now closed. 

Program Dates

Start: 30 December 2019
End: 18 January 2020

Fast Facts

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

OS-HELP Loan

If you participate in a short-term program you may also be eligible to submit an application for an OS-HELP loan if your program is for-credit and you are enrolled as a Commonwealth supported student. 

Application Deadlines

15 January for overseas study commencing March to August
15 March for overseas study commencing May to October
15 June for overseas study commencing August to January
15 September for overseas study commencing November to April

Refer to the funding page for more information on eligibility requirements and loan amounts. 

Global Experiences 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