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

42,400

Websites

Homepage

International Office

 
Exchange

Type of Agreement

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

Who can apply?

Bachelor students in the 3rd semester or higher
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 Term: September to December

Winter Term: January to 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

Undergraduate

Graduate

Language Courses

The university offers various language courses.

 
Application
Language Requirements

When submitting the application to RWTH:
Proof of Level B1 English skills with either a language or Abitur certificate. This corresponds to five years of schooling with an Abitur after the 12th grade or six years of schooling with an Abitur after the 13th grade.

After being nominated by RWTH:
TOEFL PBT minimum 550, TOEFL IBT minimum 80, IELTS minimum 6.0

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

The cost of living ranges from approximately 4,500 to 6,000 dollars per semester.

Funding Possibilities

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

 
Practical Information
Accommodations Support from the partner university. International students live on campus in Weaver Hall. On-campus housing is limited and therefore cannot be guaranteed. Students are responsible for their own off-campus housing.
Health Insurance International health insurance is mandatory. The university will provide more detailed information after nomination.
Additional Information

Foreign Office
DAAD
Study in...

USA