|During this semester long program, students will have the opportunity to expand their research skills under the supervision of faculty from Leipzig. Participants may develop their own research project, create an extensive annotated literature compliation, or collaborate on an existing research project with an advisor.|
Spring Semester: Beginning April through mid-July
Eligibility and selection process
The program is open to HTC students who meet the expectations outlined in the research project description. Participants will be expected to have regular meetings with Faculty Director prior to departure to refine plans for research project. German language is preferred but not required.
Students who will be on probation at any point during the program for a judicial offense that took place less than a calendar year from the program start date may not study abroad. Click here to read the entire judicial policy.
This program does not accept Non-Ohio University students.
|Courses and credits
Students will enroll in 15 credits coursework at University of Leipzig. Students with upper level German language will choose from full course offerings. At least one course will be a tutorial with a research advisor.
Participants will be housed in University of Leipzig dormitories. Accomodations are single rooms within a shared suite, including a small kitchen and bath. Students cook their own food and/or eat in inexpensive university cafeterias and restaurants.
Costs for Spring 2014 are coming soon.
Additional Information on Germany
To learn more about this study abroad destination, please visit the CIA World Factbook.
Health and safety
Ohio University Office of Education Abroad suggests you follow the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control for healthy travel to your destination.
Please familiarize yourself with these recommendations and requirements prior to applying to a program.
Refer to the State Department website for information related to safety and security at this destination
Requesting accommodation for disabilities
Students participating in this program should communicate with their Faculty Director on how to request accommodation from the partner institution.
Entry and exit requirements
U.S. citizens are required to have a valid U.S. passport when traveling outside of the United States. If you plan to study or travel abroad in the next year, apply for your passport now.
Students on this program who are US citizens are required to apply for a residence permit in order to reside in Germany for over 90 days. Normally, students enter Germany on a tourist visa and apply for their residence permit while in Germany with the support of the University of Leipzig. Students will need to show sufficient funds to support themselves while in-country as part of this process.
Please note that visa requirements may vary if you plan to stay in the country longer than the program dates or travel to other countries during or after the program. For more information, please consult the entry and exit requirements for Germany.
For more specific visa related information please visit OGO's Visa Information Page.
Information for NON-US citizens can be found here.
For more information, contact:
Yamada International House, 56 E. Union Street, Athens OH 45701 (740) 593-1840