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  • Locations: Ulm, Germany
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall, Spring
  • Program Costs: Spring
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Advisor: Regine John Who Can Apply?: All, Five-College, Mass Public Colleges, UMass System
Fields of Study: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Information Technology, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics Program Options: Grad Research, Graduate Credits
Key Word Search: Engineering Tech Elective, Program Scholarships Available Host Institution: University of Ulm
Language(s) of Instruction: English, German Language Prerequisite: 5 College-Level Semesters
Minimum GPA: 3.0 Program Type: Exchange
In Classes With: Host Country & International Students Minimum Class Standing: 2nd Sem Sophomore
Housing: Residence Hall
Program Description:


The old town of Ulm today has 110,000 inhabitants and is located at the edge of the Swabian Alb on the Danube river, about one hour from Stuttgart and Munich by train.

Check out the Ulm webcam and watch a video about Ulm and about Ulm and the university


The university was founded in 1967 and has a modern campus, with approximately 7,000 students. It is especially renowned for its medical studies and natural sciences.

While the partner universities in Baden-Württemberg offer courses in virtually all majors, most courses are taught in German. More and more courses are available in English, however and to see an overview of which Baden-Württemberg university will have a sufficient number of course options taught in English in your major, please check the BW Study Options for Undergraduates by Majors.

Take a look at the Links to Course Listings in BW  and search for courses in your subject areas and also for courses taught in English.

Please note that you will be participating in a pre-semester language course starting in September/March which is part of the program.

Living ArrangementsUlm with Statue

Exchange participants live in the dorms across the city. All rooms have kitchen facilities and are single occupancy. Prices for dormitory rooms range from Euro 200-350 per month.


The program fee includes the pre-semester language and culture course and comprehensive German health insurance for 5 or 10 months for students under the age of 30. Living expenses, including room, meals, and incidentals, are not included in the program fee.


Scholarships of up to Euro 400 per month are available through the program. Graduate students engaged in graduate study may be eligible for up to Euro 500 per month. Scholarships are awarded for 5 months for semester students and for a maximum of 10 months.


Read the Baden-Württemberg Handbook 2018-2019 and find more details on your stay.


  Take a look at the Links to BW Journals and Blogs and read what students in Germany have to say about their experiences.


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UMass/IPO Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 05/01/2019 ** Varies TBA TBA
Academic Year 2019-2020 05/01/2019 ** Varies TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admissions.

If you are applying to a partner program, you must check their website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above indicates when your UMass Abroad application materials are due and the program’s deadline may be sooner.