Berlin Germany

Germany: ENGR 3000 Global Leadership for Engineers

Experience Germany’s rich history and culture while learning about their latest engineering and science innovations in Berlin, Dresden, and Munich. Courses taught in English.

With the goal to train our engineers to be successful in the 21st century global competitive market, this course provides students with introductory global competencies in leadership and management and the engineering profession through professional development sessions as well as corporate and cultural site visits in Germany. This seminar-based course also provides an introduction to the culture and history of Germany though classrooms lectures and cultural excursions.

Earn 3 Credit Hours of ENGR 3000 (Upper Level Humanities or Social Science)

Program Dates

Students depart the United States on Sunday, May 20, 2018 and return on Saturday, June 2, 2018.

A 7-week pre-departure class will be held from April-May 2018. Exact dates and times will be provided after program registration.

Dresden GermanyLocations

Berlin, Dresden, and Munich

Program Activities

  • Traditional German welcome and farewell dinners
  • See important historical sites such as the Bradenburg Gate, remains of the Berlin Wall, the Kurfurstendamm, Checkpoint Charlie, the Blue Wonder Bridge, Hofbrauhaus, and the Munich Olympic Stadium
  • Tour of the BMW Group Plant in Munich
  • Tour of the Deutsches Museum in Munich
  • Tour the Transparent Factory in Dresden
  • Tour of the Germany Museum of Technology in Berlin
  • Meet with local German engineers throughout the program and participate in engineering workshops

Accommodations

  • Hotels and Hostels

Program Costs

Estimated program costs are available:

Students on most MU affiliated programs are billed for 13 MU credit hours for a semester (six for summer) according to the regular MU billing schedule. Regular MU tuition is paid directly to MU, and then is forwarded by the MU College of Engineering to the affiliated program sponsor on the student’s behalf.  Non-Missouri resident students are assessed non-resident tuition fees, which are not forwarded to the affiliated program. Students pay any costs beyond the MU educational fees directly to the affiliated program sponsor.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid packages are typically granted in the form of low-interest student loans that cover all trip related expenses (tuition, fees, accommodations, activities and personal expenses)

To be considered for aid, you must:

  • Be enrolled in a study abroad program
  • Complete your financial aid worksheet with your study abroad advisor
  • Take the sheet to Student Financial Aid in 11 Jesse Hall to meet with a financial aid advisor (no appointment necessary or an appointment can be made through MU Connect).

If you are awarded financial aid for study abroad, it will be applied to your MU account according to the regular financial aid disbursement schedule.

Reminder: You must be enrolled in study abroad and have completed the required financial aid forms for study abroad in order to be considered for aid.

Because non-resident tuition charges apply, MU students should be eligible to use non-resident scholarship towards the program costs.

Visas/Resident Permit

You will need to obtain a resident permit for the European Union upon arrival to Germany.  The office will work with you before you depart to ensure you have all the necessary materials to comply with the visa compliance. 

Application Process

  1. Make a study abroad advising appointment with Engineering Study Abroad via MU Connect.
  2. Complete a  Course Proposal for Study Abroad.
  3. Complete your MU Financial Planning Worksheet.
  4. Complete your My Study Abroad Application (Application deadline is February 15, 2018).
  5. Get ready for a life time adventure!

Eligibility

  • Open to all engineering departments, MU majors, UM System students and SEC students
  • Open to freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors
  • No course pre-requisites

Costs

Program Fee: $3,160*

* Includes housing, international health insurance, Engineering Study Abroad fees, International Center fees, cultural excursions, partner university lectures, company visits and some meals.

Additional Costs:

  • Tuition & Educational Fees (3 credits hours): $1,259*
    * Based on Missouri Resident tuition & fees
  • Airfare: $1,200-$1,300
  • Personal Expenditure Estimates
    Meals & Local Transportation $300-$400

Click here to check itemized costs for Missouri Residents
Click here to check itemized costs for 
Non-Residents

These budgets are an estimate valid at the time of printing and are subject to change. Depending on your personal spending habits, you may spend more or less than the figures provided. The given amounts are estimated costs based on current exchange rates and on the information provided to us by your host program or institution.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid packages are typically granted in the form of low-interest student loans that cover all trip related expenses (tuition, fees, accommodations, activities and personal expenses)

To be considered for aid, you must:

  • Be enrolled in a study abroad trip
  • Complete your financial aid worksheet with your study abroad advisor
  • Take the sheet to Student Financial Aid in 11 Jesse Hall to meet with a financial aid advisor (no appointment necessary or an appointment can be made through MU Connect).

If you are awarded financial aid for study abroad, it will be applied to your MU account according to the regular financial aid disbursement schedule.

Apply

Applications can be submitted here.

First come, first serve basis until the course is full (limited to 30 students).

Registration deadline: February 15, 2018

Maximize your Germany summer experience and earn 3 additional credits of ENGR 2100 Circuit Theory.

Course Instructor

Lindsey D. Wisnewski

International Outreach Coordinator

Study Abroad

International Student Programs

Student Academic Services

573-882-9535

petersli@missouri.edu

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