Semester Exchange - Justus-Liebig Universität Giessen
The University of Giessen (JLU) is among the oldest institutions of higher educations in the German-speaking world. As a public university, JLU Giessen does not charge tuition fees (except for the Master's course in Global Change, taught in English), you only pay a semester contribution covering the costs for the student body, student services, and the unlimited use of public transport in Giessen and large parts of Hessen (semester ticket). With 78,500 inhabitants and 40,000 students Giessen has the highest student density of all German university towns. Giessen therefore offers a wide range of cultural activities for students and its location in the Lahn River valley amidst a picturesque landscape of rolling hills makes for high-quality leisure and recreational possibilities.
Country: Germany, Europe
Program Dates: Summer Semester: April – September, Winter Semester: October 2016 – March 2017
Type of program: Exchange
Length of Program: 5 months
Language of Instruction: German, English
Accommodation: Please refer to the accommodation website
More Information: Please refer to this website Justus Liebig University Giessen
To be eligible for this program, you must meet the following criteria:
- Have a nomination from Macquarie University
- Meet English or German language requirement for non-native speakers
How to apply
Applicants must complete an online Application form. You'll need to include:
Your personal details, One University preference, It should take around 2 - 3 minutes to complete an application.
Application Fee: No fee
Payment Options: No fee
Logistics Fees: No fee
Insurance: It is a requirement of the exchange program that all students must purchase their own travel insurance to cover them for the duration of their entire journey overseas.
Program Costs: You remain enrolled at Macquarie University and continue to pay your tuition fees to Macquarie University. As an exchange student you pay no tuition fees to host university. However, you must also always be prepared for unexpected expenses, and should consider how you will be dealing with the expenses of your exchange before you leave your home country. Prior to departure, you will need to save sufficient funds to cover all of your expenses for the duration of your exchange. Some costs to consider include: airfares, students visa (if required), travel health insurance, accommodation, food, additional travel, entertainment, textbooks, incidental expense. If you wish to work while you are away, it is important to note that work rights for international students vary from country to country. For further information about your visa restrictions please contact the consulate or embassy of your host country.
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The University of Giessen is among the oldest institutions of higher educations in the German-speaking world. As a public university, JLU Giessen does not charge tuition fees (except for the Master's course in Global Change, taught in English), you only pay a semester contribution covering the costs for the student body, student services, and the unlimited use of public transport in Giessen and large parts of Hessen (semester ticket).
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