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Number of students 1
Eligibility Students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program
Period of study October 2017 - July 2018
Location Poppelsdorfer Allee 102, D-53115 Bonn, Germany
University profile The Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn (University of Bonn) was founded in 1818. With a student body of about 31,000, the University is one of Germany’s largest academic institutions and with about 4,000 foreign students from all over the world also one of the most internationally oriented ones. A wide range of course offerings, an outstanding reputation in teaching and research and a unique location make the University an especially attractive place to study. Bonn, the former Federal Capital of Germany, is located on the Rhine and a centre for the Rhineland’s way of life, art and culture. The city celebrated the 2000th anniversary of its founding as a Roman settlement in 1989. The city is also the birthplace of Beethoven, has a beautiful historic town centre, as well as about 150 international organisations. With its 19 UN agencies, Bonn is Germany’s UN city. Furthermore, it has a daily open market, numerous museums and many other buildings and events of significance and cultural interest.
Undergraduate programs open to exchange students
All faculties except below
Undergraduate programs NOT open to exchange students Medical School
Graduate programs open to exchange students Exchange students can apply for courses in Graduate Schools. A decision on admission is made on a case by case basis in communication with the respective departments and will depend on the student’s academic standing. There are a number of international graduate programs (also taught in English) at Bonn.
Graduate programs NOT open to exchange students ------
Minimum GPA (UG) 3.0 on a 4-point scale
Minimum GPA (G) 3.0 on a 4-point scale
Minimum language proficiency  (UG) Basic ability to communicate in German: reference level A1 ("Breakthrough"), according to the "Common European Framework of Reference for Languages" of the Council of Europe.
Courses taught in English are also available and vary from semester to semester (see > British flag > "Course overview" > "Search for lectures", choose "englisch" from the drop-down list "Language of instruction".)
Please note that a certain TOEFL score or equivalent for non-native English speakers might be required for signing up for classes taught in English.
Minimum language proficiency (G) Same as above.
Academic calendar 2017-2018 WINTER SEMESTER:
 Classes begin: early October 2017
 Classes end: end-January 2018
4-week pre-semester Orientation (strongly reocmmended) beginning in early-September

 Classes begin: early April 2018
 Classes end: mid-July 2018
4-week pre-semester Orientation (strongly reocmmended) beginning in early-March
Important university website for exchange students
Scholarship information A scholarship might be available for one student. (To be confirmed)
Dormitory information University dorms are available. Private housing is not recommended since it is generally too expensive and hard to find.