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  • Locations: Darmstadt, Germany
  • Program Terms: AY, Fall, Spring, Summer, WinTerm
  • Host University Website: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: UW-Stout applicants only
  • Cost Estimate: Fall, Spring, Summer, WinTerm
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
WinTerm 2019 10/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2019 10/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
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Language of Instruction: English, German Minimum GPA: 3.0
Class Eligibility: Junior, Senior, Sophomore Housing Options: Residence Halls
Language Courses Offered: Yes Internships Available: No
Faculty Led: No Exchange Program: Yes
Program Description:

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OVERVIEW

Darmstadt
Students gain experience studying and living in Germany and have the chance to give their studies a European dimension. This exchange program allows students to gain international experience in the heart of Europe while earning credit towards their degree.

Hochschule Darmstadt
  • Founded in 1971
  • 13,500 Students -- 11 Departments
  • One of the largest universities of applied sciences in Germany
  • 3 Areas of academic focus: Applied Arts & Media, Social Sciences & Business Studies, Engineering & Computer Sciences
  • Two campus locations: Darmstadt and Dieburg
  • Hands-on experience for bachelor students
  • Applied research projects with industry and business
  • Master programs taught in English: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Media Direction    

Location: Darmstadt, Germany

- City of science and a center of arts and culture
- Birthplace of numerous inventions i.e. plexiglass

ACADEMICS

Darmstadt
Information about each program can be found using the links below. Keep in mind that you will not know the exact courses you will take or your schedule until the first week of class. 

Undergraduate Academic Fields with Courses Taught in English
International Economics and Management
Animation & Game 
Industrial Design
Interactive Media Design
Communication Design (for Graphic Design students)

Plastics Engineering Students
The Plastics Engineering courses at Darmstadt are appropriate for Juniors and Seniors. Although students should expect to be engaged in a research project with faculty more than taking courses. 


German language course
Darmstadt offers a pre-semester German language course. Information can be found at this link.

School of Art & Design Students
The Design courses at Darmstadt are appropriate for Juniors and Seniors although only Juniors will be selected for the Industrial Design and Communication Design programs.

Design Portfolios
Students in the School of Art and Design will be required to submit a resume and portfolio for evaluation by the School of Art and Design International Studies Committee as a part of their study abroad application. The portfolio should be emailed to Andria Morse, Education Abroad Coordinator, at morsea@uwstout.edu and the deadlines are:

Fall Term & Academic Year: March 1
Spring Term: October 1

Portfolio Requirements:
1. The portfolio should represent your work where you are right now. Portfolio work should not go back further than two years. 
2. Include 2 – 3 intensive projects from your design studios. Along with final outcomes, include the following:
       a. Show your process - include research, ideation and sketching.
       b. Show technical skills (for ID students, that means your use of the Process Lab, etc.)
 
A couple of “do nots”:
·  Do not include “nice drawings” of random things - emphasize your design work.
·  Do not include studio art foundation projects.

Acceptable formats are a link to your portfolio website, WordPress, PDF, etc. For portfolio questions please contact your Program Director or Education Abroad Coordinator.  


summer
International Summer University
The International Summer University is a 4-week program that will focus on “Energy Efficient and Smart Building Infrastructure Systems." Students will also take a German course to supplement their studies. Inquire with your Education Abroad Coordinator about DAAD funding opportunities for this program.


winter
International Winter University
The English-taught winter course will take place from December 29, 2017 – January 19, 2018

International Marketing and Sales This module deals with the growing importance of Marketing Management for the success of a product and the company. Students will learn how to manage complex international marketing concepts.  The different requirements of BtoB and BtoC customer segments, various industries as well as of selling services or products are considered in this module study. By the end of the course, students should be able to conceptualize an international marketing concept and an international sales strategy. 

Mechanical Engineering in Modern Power Plants This module will provide a survey about modern thermal power generation and the topics and limitations of mechanical engineering herein. According to this, students will be introduced into the major components of steam plants, gas turbine plants and combined cycle arrangements. Thermodynamic influences are shown as well as the importance of materials development and limitation by production facilities and reliability demands. The course is completed with lectures about materials and failure analysis, vibrations, production and modern technologies of carbon mitigation.

 

LOGISTICS

Darmstadt
Accommodation: For accommodation information at Hochschule Darmstadt, please visit their website. Additional locations are The Fizz Residence and Lincoln Settlement.

Passport and Visa: Please visit the Education Abroad website for information on passports and visas.   

COSTS

Darmstadt
The Cost Estimates at the top of this program website are used to determine the costs for the term you would like to go abroad. For information on financing your education abroad program visit the Financial Aid, Grants and Scholarships link on our website.