Undergraduate Summer Exchange Program in Germany

Spend 11 weeks in a mentored summer research experience at Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf (HHUD). Research projects emphasize molecular approaches and utilize a wide variety of biological systems, including plants, mammalian tissue cultures, mice, bacteria, fungi, viruses, etc. Each student is paired with a German graduate student mentor or postdoctoral fellow, who provides one-on-one instruction and supervision. In addition to research, students will participate in a seminar on scientific literature. For more information: Heidi Fornes, hfornes@purdue.edu or Dr. Joe Ogas, ogas@purdue.edu

Estimated Expenses:

  • Purdue summer tuition (8 credits) $2500 (resident)/$7201 (non-resident)
  • German government required fee $291
  • Insurance $96
  • On-campus housing $1665
  • Airfare ~$1500
  • Meals ~$1000
  • Passport $135
  • Additional travel expenses as determined by student
  • Purdue Study Abroad, Ag Study Abroad and German government (RISE) scholarships available

Apply by December 1