Iowa State University

Contact

Name

Benjamin Pietsch

North and South America; Russia; Australia

Phone

work
+49 241 80 90686

Email

E-Mail
 

Profile

Iowa State University, ISU for short, is a public university located in Ames, Iowa. Its official designation is Iowa State University of Science and Technology. Formerly the university was called Iowa State College of Agricultural and Mechanic Arts.

Iowa State is one of the 60 members of the Association of American Universities, an association of leading research universities devoted to maintaining a strong system of academic research and education.

 
General Information

Country

USA

City

Ames
Founded 1858

Number of Students

32,000

Websites

Iowa State University

International Office

 
Exchange

Type of Agreement

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

Who can apply?

Bachelor students in the 3rd semester or higher
Master students

Type of Stay

Studies

Length of Stay

One semester

Time of Stay

Winter or summer semester

Number of Exchange Placements

Varies from year to year; as a rule, about three to four places are avaliable to RWTH students.

 
Study Details

Semester Dates

1st Semester: August to December
2nd Semester: January to May

Academic Calendar

Study Possibilities

College of Engineering

Courses of Study:
Undergraduate,
Graduate

Course Offerings

Schedule of Classes

 
Application
Language Requirements

At the time of application:

Proof of English skills, documented by either a language or Abitur certificate with at least Level B1. This corresponds to five years of schooling with an Abitur after the 12th grade or six years of schooling and an Abitur after the 13th grade.

After nomination by RWTH Aachen:

TOEFL mindestens 71 IBT (with minimum scores of 17 in the Speaking and Writing sections), 530 PBT
oder
IELTS an overall band score of 6.0 with no sub score below 5.5

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

You can find further information on the application portal website.

 
Financing
Tuition Fees Tuition fees are waived
Average Cost of Living Depending on housing conditions and length of stay, the cost of living can vary. They are around 6,000 dollars per semester.
Funding Possibilities

BAföG for abroad
RWTH scholarship database
DAAD scholarship database
PROMOS scholarships abroad
Fullbright scholarships
Financing Study Abroad

 
Practical Information
Accommodations

Support from the partner university. There are various accommodation options for students.

Health Insurance International health insurance is mandatory. The university will provide more detailed information after nomination. Students are responsible for having sufficient insurance coverage.
Experience Reports See the experience reports at MoveON
Additional Information

Foreign Office
DAAD
Study in ...

USA

 

External Links