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MAUI-Utrecht Exchange Program, Ruhr Universitat Bochum
Bochum, Germany (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
Program Dates &
Deadlines:
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Restrictions: BU applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Area of Instruction:: Art, Art History, Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Engineering, English, French, German, Italian, Korean, Latin, Management, Mathematics, Philosphy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Slavic Studies, Spanish Program Type:: Exchange
Language:: German GPA req.:: 2.75
Housing::
On campus residence hall
Program Description:

Bochum

Type of Program MAUI-Utrecht/Exchange
Program Length Semester
Language of Instruction German
Majors Various
Costs Baylor tuition + housing to the host university
Housing On-campus
Health Insurance Required Yes
Special Requirements MAUI-Utrecht - FIRST contact the Exchange and Study Abroad Advisor for more details
Program Director Bobby Leis: Robert_Leis@baylor.edu; Poage 204

Location:


Bochum has a population of some 400,000 inhabitants and is situated in the Ruhr-area, the economic nerve center of western Germany. It is a very vivid city with a lot of cultural and sportive activities, complemented by the large student population.

Being an industrial town historically, Bochum still has a lot of parks and green spots. The University is located at the border of a little valley, not far from a lake: 'Kemnader See.' The cultural scene in Bochum is quite unique. Bochum has one of Germany's best known theaters and there are various museums.

Courses or Areas of Study:


American Studies, Art History, Biochemistry, Biology, Catholic Theology, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Latin, Greek, Management & Economics, Electrical Engineering, Environment Technology & Resource Management, Literature, Geography, Geosciences, German Studies, History, Japanese History, Korea Studies, Linguistics, Math, Mechanical Engineering, Media Science, Oriental & Islamic Studies, Performing Art, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Protestant Theology, Psychology, Religious Studies, Roman Language & Literature, French, Italian, Spanish, Education, Slavistic Studies, Social Science, Sports Science

For course listings and scheduling, please see http://www.international.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/gaststudis/ankunft/studienorganisation.html.en

Housing:


Students will live either in a single room or in an apartment. You will need to apply for housing after you are accepted to the university. To see the university's housing page, go to http://www.international.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/gaststudis/accommodation/index.html.en

Application Procedure:


Students are first required to be nominated to attend a MAUI-Utrecht program. Email robert_leis@baylor.edu to schedule an interview to be nominated for the program. More information regarding the application process will be given at the interview.

For more information about applying to this university, go to http://www.international.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/gaststudis/gastbewerber.html.en

Costs:


Expect to spend between 150 and 250 EUROS per month on housing. Meals will cost between 2 to 4 EUROS on campus. You'll spend between 35-50 EUROS per month on books. Total cost estimates per month are around 700 EUROS.

Each student is responsible for their own transportation, including airfare.

Legal Documents:


A passport and visa are required. For more information on obtaining a visa, please see http://www.international.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/gaststudis/ankunft/rechtliches.html.en

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2015 03/01/2015 03/01/2015 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2015 03/15/2015 03/15/2015 TBA TBA
Spring 2015 10/01/2015 10/01/2015 TBA TBA