Technische Universität Dresden - Exchange

City: Dresden Country: Germany

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  • The TU Dresden is among the top universities in Germany and Europe: strong in research, offering first-rate programs with an overwhelming diversity, with close ties to culture, industry and society.
  • As a modern full-status university with 18 faculties/departments it offers a wide academic range making it one of a very few in Germany.
  • TU Dresden is the largest university in Saxony. "Knowledge builds bridges" - this is the motto of the TU Dresden.
  • TU Dresden: synergy between people and technology, between society, science, and business: this is the goal of our research and our services for lifelong learning in all disciplines. Connected both internationally and among different disciplines, praxis-oriented and close to industry, technically competent and interculturally oriented. Reform-minded and with a clear understanding of service.
  • TU Dresden is one of eleven German Universities of Excellence.
  • Students from UAlberta's Modern Languages and Cultural Studies are welcome to apply, through TU Dresden, for an Erasmus+ scholarship.

Why don't you combine your participation in this exchange with participation in an internship as well? We could send you on an International Work Experience (IWE) internship before or after your exchange. If you are interested in going out on both programs send an email to asking for more details.

When Can I Go?

Terms Offered: Fall, Winter, Full Year

Term Dates:

Fall term equivalent: October - March

Winter term equivalent: April - September

Eligibility Requirements

Open to: All Faculties

Level: Undergraduate, Graduate

See Eligibility.

Course Information

Language of Instruction: German, Some English (Masters Level only)

Field of Study: All with the exception of medicine

B1 level of German is required to participate in courses taught in German. Applicants must provide proof of competence in German with your application (native speakers are exempt). Some Masters programs are taught in English, but basic German Language skills are recommended.

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Funding Opportunities 

Students receive on average between $1,400-$2,000 in funding.

Over 80% of students who apply get funding.

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