University of Florida

Contact

Name

Benjamin Pietsch

North and South America; Russia; Australia

Phone

work
+49 241 80 90686

Email

E-Mail
 

Profile

The University of Florida is located in Gainesville and is the state’s oldest university. It is consistently ranked among the nation’s top-10 public universities and is one of the most diverse universities in the nation with 16 colleges, 170 research centers and 300 degree programs. The university is a leader in research and belongs to the Association of American Universities, an organization of the leading North American research universities.

In 2017, 55.800 students were enrolled at the University of Florida.

 
General Information

Country

USA

City

Gainesville

Founded

1853

Number of Students

about 55,000

Websites

University of Florida

International Office

Fact Sheet

 
Exchange

Type of Agreement

University partnership for students of Faculties 1, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Who can apply?

Bachelor students starting with the 3rd semester and Master students

Type of Stay

Studies

Length of Stay

1 to 2 semesters

Time of Stay

Winter and/or summer semester

Number of Exchange Placements

up to 3 per year

 
Study Details

Semester Dates

Fall Trimester: End of August until mid-December

Spring Trimester: Beginning of January until the ende of April

Academic Calendar

Study Opportunities

The agreement has been made exclusively with the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering; thus, RWTH students can choose from the courses offfered by the College's departments.

Course Offerings

Courses offered

Language Courses

The university offers various language courses.

 
Application
Language Requirements

Very good English skills

Submit application in the International Office application portal
Application Deadline in the International Office

December 15 for a stay starting in August or January

August 15 for a stay starting in January - only for allocation of remaining spots

 
Financing
Tuition Fees Tuition fees are waived
Average Cost of Living

About 800 euros per month in student housing

Funding Possibilities

BAföG for abroad
RWTH scholarship database
DAAD scholarship database
PROMOS scholarships abroad

 
Practical Information
Accommodations UF Housing & Residence Education
Health Insurance Health insurance for abroad is mandatory.
Additional Information

Foreign Office
DAAD
Study in...

USA