|Homepage:||Click to visit|
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|NOTE: Confirm dates with the host university. Dates will be available in the admissions documents from the host university. If accepted to this program, you must commit to or decline participation by October15th.|
|Class Status:||2nd year, 3rd year||Minimum GPA Requirement:||3.0|
|Language Requirement:||1000 level, 2000 level||Open to Non-UVa Students:||No|
|Housing:||Apartment, Off-campus, University dormitory||Language Courses Offered:||Yes|
|Language of Instruction:||English, German||Credit Type:||Transfer Credit|
|Program Type:||Direct Enrollment at foreign institution||Tuition Payments Made To:||UVA|
|Advising Appointment Required:||Yes||Education Abroad Advisor:||Kathleen McLaren-Hawking|
|Application Fee:||Yes||Study Abroad Administrative Fee:||No|
|Subject Area:||Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Sociology, Systems Engineering, Urban and Environmental Planning|
Technical University Berlin
With almost 31 000 students, circa 100 course offerings and 40 Institutes, the historic Technische Universität Berlin is one of Germany’s largest and most internationally renowned technical universities. Located in Germany’s capital city – at the heart of Europe – outstanding achievements in research and teaching, imparting skills to excellent graduates, and a modern service-oriented administration characterize TU Berlin.
The International Office and TU Berlin offers a diverse number of social and cultural activities which are a great opportunity to meet your fellow students outside the lecture halls and might also make your leisure time more exciting. Check the activities homepage for social and cultural opportunities available.
Students in Berlin are exposed to a vibrant and cosmopolitan environment, which offers a unique depiction of recent history, as the metropolis is still in the midst of reinventing itself after the long divide between East and West. The city holds keys to understanding Germany and the Germans, but also provides broader clues to understanding Europe, its long and difficult quest for common ground, and the persistent difficulties on its way. Additionally, students enjoy, overall, a lower cost of living than most other larger European cities. Berlin's location in central Europe makes the city a major hub for getting to other German cities, as well as other European countries. The well-organized public transportation system makes traveling around the city, and to neighboring suburbs, easy and affordable.
Spring Term: April - July
Due to the fall semester calendar, fall-semester only study is not possible. Students may study for the year or for the spring semester.
University housing is limited for incoming exchange students. Please consult the TU Housing Office homepage for options.
Students will pay their regular tuition rate and fees to UVA for the term they are on a UVA Exchange Program. Students are additionally responsible for room and board, transportation, and personal expenses. Students will pay the host institution or make their own arrangements for accommodations. Check the host institution web site for accommodation choices, cost, and application procedures.
Students are responsible for booking and paying for their own international airfare as well as researching and obtaining the necessary visa.
UVA students are required to purchase CISI emergency medical and accident insurance.
- UVA Tuition and Fees
- Host institution Room and Board
- International Airfare
- CISI insurance
- Books and Supplies
- Local Transportation
- Passport and Visa
- Personal Expenses
The University of Virginia believes in providing reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities on an individual and flexible basis. If you believe that you would require adjustments in order to fully participate in this program, please contact the Student Disability Access Center at 434-243-5180 as early as possible in order to begin this dialogue.
Passport and Visa
All participants will need a valid passport in order to participate in the program. Students must ensure that their passport is valid at least six months past the program return date. US passport holders will need a residence permit to participate in this program. All students should consult the German Missions website for information about visa and other entry requirements. International students should meet with their International Student Advisor in the International Studies Office as part of the application process.
Health and Safety Information
All students considering Education Abroad should consult the Students Abroad section of the U.S. Department of State’s web-based travel resources and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Traveler’s Health web resources to research health, safety, and security conditions; visa requirements; immunization requirements; and recommendations on staying healthy and safe in their target destination(s). Students should also carefully review the UVA Education Abroad Health & Safety Abroad web page. Parents and guardians are strongly advised to review all of these resources, as well. UVA students and visiting students enrolled in UVA Education Abroad programs are subject to the University of Virginia’s Policy on Student International Travel.