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

The IWU Fulda 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

  • Business
  • Management
  • International business
  • History
  • Literature
  • International relations
  • Sociology
  • German language
  • Art history

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

Credit Equivalent 

6 ECTS = 2 UQ Units. Students must study a combined seminar course and German language course for a total of 6 ECTS. 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 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. 

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 10 September
Host: TBC

Program Dates

Start: 06 January 2020
End: 25 January 2020

Fast Facts

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

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