Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT)
The Harbin Institute of Technology, founded as early as 1920, is has three campuses spanning the entire country from North to South: Harbin Campus in Heilongjiang province, Weihai Campus in Shandong province and Shenzhen Graduate School in Guangdong province. The exchange program with the Faculty of Civil Engineering takes place at the university campus in Harbin.
The university is highly regarded internationally, which is also reflected in various rankings: HIT is considered to be one of the top universities in the country, particularly in the fields of science and engineering. In the current "Best Global Universities" rankings list, published by U.S. News, it has been ranked sixth worldwide in the engineering sciences.
|Number of Students||48.520|
|Type of Agreement||Partnership with the Faculty of Civil Engineering|
|Who can apply?||
Bachelor students in the 3rd semester or higher, Master students
|Type of stay||
Three-month long internship in the field of road construction. The internship includes a research stay at a lab as well as the opportunity to work for a road construction company. On request, internships may also be arranged in other areas of construction, environmental or transport engineering.
|Length of Stay||3 months|
|Time of Stay||flexibly electable|
|Number of Exchange Placements||at least 5|
|Contact||at RWTH Aachen University:
1. Semester: September to mid January
2. Semester: End of February to mid July
|Application Deadline at the International Office of the Faculty of Civil Engineering||
January 31: 1 to 2 Semesters starting in the winter semester of the same year
|Application Deadline at the Partner University||
June 30: for the winter semester of the same year
December 30: for the summer semester of the upcoming year
Note: You can only apply to the partner university once you have successfully submitted your application at RWTH.
|Application to the Partner University||will be forwarded after a successful application at RWTH.|
|Tuition Fees||Tuition fees waived|
Outgoing students who pursue a stay at HIT will receive a scholarship with funding of at least 400 euros per month.
|Accomodation||The partner university offers very affordable lodging in dorms for exchange students sharing a double room.|
|Health Insurance||Students are responsible for having adequate health and liability insurance for the entire duration of their stay abroad.|