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|Language of Instruction:||English||Minimum GPA:||2.0|
|Class Eligibility:||Junior, Senior, Sophomore||Language Courses Offered:||No|
|Internships Available:||No||Faculty Led:||Yes|
Together with students from Darmstadt University of Applied Science, Plastics Engineering and Engineering Technology students will learn injection molding process parameters, part and tooling design, materials selection, quoting, rapid prototyping, troubleshooting, and cycle time reduction efforts. Laboratory experiments for understanding various technologies associated with injection molding of quality parts.
- Sophomore status at time of participation
- Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
- Fulfillment of prerequisite - See below
Course InformationUpon successful completion, students will receive 3 credits for MFGT-341 Injection Molding Technology (prerequisite of MFGT 251 or MFGT 250 is required). Students who do not meet the prerequisite can also substitute the course and take MFGT-251 Fundamentals of Plastics Materials and Processing on the program (prerequisite MFGT-150 or MFGT-110 or PKG-220). Other substitutions may also be available, see your program director for more details.
Students will be evaluated through laboratory activities and a final examination.
The final program cost will be determined by the number of participants, shortly after the application deadline. The program cost includes instructional fees, health insurance, housing, cultural activities/site visits, in-country transportation and airfare.
Passport fees, meals and personal expenses are not included in the program costs and are paid directly by the students. See budget sheet (above) for cost details.
Students taking 6 credits are eligible to receive financial aid during the summer. Please meet with your financial aid counselor in 210 Bowman Hall for more details.
Lodging and Meals
Students will be staying in a youth hostel near the university. Some group meals are planned as part of the program, but students will be responsible for purchasing all other daily meals.
All students must have a valid U.S. passport for entrance into Germany. The current passport fee is $135. If you already have a U.S. passport, be sure to check the dates of validity. It must be valid for at least six months beyond the return date to the U.S.
Faculty Leader Information
Professor: Wendy Stary
Office: 158A Jarvis Hall Tech Wing