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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: German Class Status: 2 - sophomore, 3 - junior, 4 - senior
Housing Options: Apartment (shared), Dormitory Area of Study: Business, Film Studies, Foreign Languages, German, History, International Business, International Studies, Law, Literature, Marketing, Political Science, Religion
Program Type: Exchange Minimum GPA: 2.5
Click here for a definition of this term Recommended Program: Yes
Program Description:

USA Exchange at University of Passau

Exchange programs are international university partnerships with which USA has a special, reciprocal relationship. USA students are directly enrolled in the host university and students from the host university attend USA. ALL students participating on exchange programs pay USA tuition at the in-state rate, and will be billed directly through their PAWS account.

Full name:
University of Passau
City and Country:
Passau, Germany
11,477 students
Description of Campus:
The university’s architecture style is predominantly modern, however the Nikolakloster building is the oldest building on campus and mixes up the modern theme. There are four cafeterias, a nursery, libraries, four gymnasiums, an athletic field, and a racetrack.  The whole campus can be walked in under 15 minutes. A nicely arranged campus with walkways, green spaces, trees and art. 
Description of the Location:
With almost 12,000 students from 100 different countries across the world, University of Passau is a highly respected academic and research institution in the heart of Europe. The campus is a step away from the Old Town of Passau and located along the left bank of the Inn River. Conveniently located close to the city centre, yet also far enough to create a calm academic atmosphere.
Relevant Majors:
German Language
Semester Available:
Spring or Academic year
Start Dates:
Winter: Mid-October-Mid-February
Summer: April-July
Four university halls of residence which are fully furnished with kitchen and bathroom facilities with Wi-Fi.  Bed sheets are provided.
Visa Requirement?
Yes, most students from non-European countries intending to study will need a student visa or applicant visa
Language Requirement:
Yes.  Courses are mainly taught in German, but there are some English taught courses 
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Program Ratings:
Overall Experience::
1 2 3 4
Program Value::
1 2 3 4
Academic Experiences::
1 2
Cultural Experiences::
1 2 3 4 5
1 2 3
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2020 05/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2020 05/04/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2021 10/19/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.