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Semester Abroad in Germany


  • Nürtingen-Geislingen University (NGU):Nürtingen, Germany 
    • Students study at the Nürtingen campus of NGU, located in the German state of Baden-Württemberg, the home state of such businesses as Roche, Daimler AG, Porsche and Siemens. 
    • Within a two hours drive of Nürtingen, you will find the fairytale Neuschwanstein Castle, the Black Forest, France, Heidelberg Castle and so much more. Munich is just over a two hour drive away!
    • Arrive early and join the ten day  orientation session, where you can not only meet other students, but explore  the fairytale scenery of southern Germany, home of beautiful castles and mystical forests. 
    • The International Programs office at NGU will pair you with a German mentor, to help you navigate the new experiences you encounter and give you an insight into German culture. 


Students are required to take 30 European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) credits per semester.


  • Fall (late September - late January)
  • Spring (early March - late July)


  • Campus residence halls
  • Students prepare their own food

Additional Requirements and Recommendations

  • There is no language requirement for NGU
  • It is highly recommended that students take TCCA 230 (Intercultural Communication: Global Perspectives).


  • Campus residence halls with kitchens. 


Other Information


Study Abroad Application - Download and Complete