Study abroad advisor for Latin and North America

Ann-Kristin Schuling

+49 (0)441 798-4668

Telephone office hours Tuesdays and Thursdays 10–12.30 am

Online office hour Thursdays 10–11 am:
Advice on stays abroad outside Europe

Exchange studies in North America

Call for Applications

You are welcome to hand in your application for the exchange programme until 20 November 2020. An online information session on the exchange programme will be held on Thursday, 29 October 2020.

Apply now

Partner universities

A study visit as part of the exchange programme can be carried out with the following North American partner universities:


  • California State University Channel Islands *
  • California State University Long Beach (M) *
  • California State University Monterey Bay *
  • Florida State University
  • Northern Michigan University
  • Oakland University M
  • Towson University (M)
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington
  • University of Northern Colorado M
  • University of South Dakota M *
  • University of West Georgia *
  • University of Wisconsin La Crosse
  • University of Wisconsin Superior
  • University of Wyoming M *


  • Acadia University (M)
  • University of Calgary
  • University of Saskatchewan M *
  • York University M (Sports and Kinesiology and Neurocognitive Psychology)

M    graduate courses available
(M)  graduate courses available with restrictions
*      places on the exchange as well as study abroad spots (Bafög) available

Prerequisites and language certificate

Requirements for participation

  • Applicants must have completed at least one year of a degree programme at the time of departure
  • Good academic standing
  • Good English proficiency (supporting evidence required)

Language proficiency

Unless otherwise stated, our partner universities accept the DAAD language certificate (at least B2 level). The DAAD language certificate can be obtained from the Language Centre by successfully completing a language test.

Some universities require a TOEFL or IELTS test. (Please note that the TOEFL itp (institution based) is not accepted. Most universities accept the internet-based (ibt) or the paper-based TOEFL.)


Available places in the exchange programme at our North American partner universities will be announced in the autumn for the following academic year. Students can apply from 15 October until 20 November 2020 for participation in the programme during the academic year 2021/22 (beginning in August/September).

Applications will be assessed by a member of the International Office and the academic representative for our North American partners.

After you have been selected for the programme you will be nominated at the partner university and receive all relevant information on the next steps and the application forms required for enrolment at the partner university.

Applications for the exchange programme will only be accepted during the call for applications. You will find a detailed list of documents to be submitted on our application webpage.

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