Office of Study Abroad and Outreach

Universitat Bayreuth


Bayreuth University

Bayreuth is a city about four times the size of Macomb, and prides itself on being a clean, safe, and walkable/bikable area. Bayreuth University has earned an international reputation for its uniquely interdisciplinary approach to research and teaching. One thing that makes this school special is their comprehensive Institute for African Studies.


Program Details
Location(s)  Bayreuth, Germany
Term   Summer 
Credit   African Studies, Anthropology, Mathematics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Sports Management, Public Health, Business Managament, and MORE!
Classes Held  On-site
Housing   Residence Hall, Apartments
Passport Required       
Program Eligibility
GPA 2.5
Grad credit Not available
Non-WIU   No
Pre-requiste No previous proficiency required
Student Year Sophomore, Junior, Senior

About the Program

General: Bayreuth is a city about four times the size of Macomb, and prides itself on being a clean, safe, and walkable/bikable area.  Bayreuth University  has earned an international reputation for its uniquely interdisciplinary approach to research and teaching. One thing that makes this school special is their comprehensive  Institute for African Studies.

Semester Program: Students can participate in a semester or full academic year exchange at Bayreuth where they will have opportunities to take coursework in English in a variety of disciplines. 

Summer Program: The Bayreuth International Summer school takes place the first 2 weeks of July. 

Housing and Meals: BCU has housing available in student dormitories and shared or private apartments. More information about housing and meals can be found here.

Entry Requirements:  US citizens do not need a visa to enter Germany but will apply for a residence permit after arrival.

Health Insurance: It is a university policy that all WIU students who study abroad are either covered under WIU student health insurance OR have purchased the Patriot Travel Medical Insurance plan through IMG.

Costs (Comparative Table)

 
SUMMER PROGRAM
ITEMS WIU Bayreuth
Tuition 3 semester hours, plan Q 1,144.02 TBD
Application Fee   75.00
International Required Insurance   200.00
Passport   170.00
Housing and Meals 1,260.00 TBD
Books and Supplies 100.00 0
Total 2,504.02 TBD*

  *Students will arrange their own airfare

Financial Aid and Scholarships are available. 


Semester Dates

Fall: October - March

Spring: April - September

Summer: First 2 weeks of July

You can find out more information about Bayreuth by visiting their website.

Academics

TBD

Students looking for other courses can look through the Bayreuth  website or contact the Office of Study Abroad and Outreach.

 

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Contact Us

Office of Study Abroad and Outreach


StudyAbroad@wiu.edu

Horrabin Room 8

309-298-2504