University of Erfurt

University of Erfurt

Nordhaeuser Str. 63, 99089 Erfurt, Germany

The University of Erfurt is a public university for the arts and humanities with a particular focus on cultural and social sciences. Founded in 137 as the oldest university on current German territory it has made a name for itself since reopening its doors in the year 1994 thanks to its academic achievements in the fields of education, religion and other key disciplines.
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Cost: Medium
External Funding Available: Yes
Availability: 2
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Semester 1: mid-September to mid-February
Semester 2: mid-March to July

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University of Erfurt offers full year in Germany programme to UNB's students on exchange. See 

The programme consists of:
1. German language practice / German as a foreign language
2. German-taught lectures for German cultural studies
3. English taught courses on historical, cultural, and social topics.
4. Thuringia, Germany and the world: Keynote lecture series with a discussion seminar
5. Excursions

Program Type: Exchange
Language: English , German
Available Subjects: french , german , history , information and communication studies , music , philosophy , political science , psychology , sociology , world literature and culture studies
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Year in Germany program

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External funding may be available through the German Academic Exchange: .

German Studies Research Grant

This specialized program offers support to highly-qualified undergraduate, graduate and PhD students at American and Canadian universities who are nominated by the department/program chairs. The grant may be used for short-term research (i.e. 1-2 months) in Germany. For more information, please visit:  (undergraduate students)  (graduate students)  (PhD students)