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Universitat Stuttgart ARC EXC
Stuttgart, Germany (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Semester 1,
Semester 2,
Year (Sem 1 & Sem 2),
Year (Sem 2 & Sem 1)
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Minimum Mark:
65%; Credit
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Postgraduate coursework, Undergraduate
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English, German
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Agreement Scope:
Architecture, Design and Planning
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Program Type:
Exchange Semester/Year
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Program Description:
Program Description:


Location: Stuttgart
Year established: 1829
Student population: 24,600 (4,900 international students)
The University of Stuttgart is a modern, highly ranking university focusing on technical and physical disciplines. Located in the heart of a dynamic economic region, the University equips students for successful careers focused on technology and knowledge.

The University is spread over two well-connected locations and closely integrated with the cultural life of the city. There is a focus on innovation and technology and there are excellent services for students, 20 per cent of whom are international.

Unique characteristics
Research centres around eight interdisciplinary areas: Modelling and Simulation Technology, New Materials, Complex Systems and Communication, Concepts of Technology and Technology Evaluation, Energy and the Environment, Mobility, Integrated Product Design and Production Organisation, and Building and Housing. Within the Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning, the Institute for Computational Design offers cutting edge teaching and research covering design, engineering, planning and construction.
Living is easy in Stuttgart, located between the forests and vineyards of the Black Forest and the Swabian Mountains. There is plenty to do, ranging from museums to good dining, modern and traditional architecture and even an urban beach.

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Academic Information

Course Catalogue 
Information about Undergraduate and Postgraduate units of study at the host university (in German).

Subject Area/s:


Design Architecture & Planning  

Design Computing

Design Science, Art Studio

Digital Architecture  

Interaction Design & Electronic Arts  

Exclusions apply - Undergraduate courses in German; C1 level required for German instructed units. Masters in English; A2 level German required for Master's students. Pre-semester language course compulsory.

Teaching Periods: Semesters/Terms
Winter Semester: October-March
Spring Semester: April-July

Credit (Full-Time Load/Semester)

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Host University



The above full-time load is indicative only.
Applications for academic credit are assessed by the relevant University of Sydney faculty/department based on: study load, contact hours, assessment requirements and level of study.

Grading System
Classes at German Universities are graded on a scale of 1-5, with one being the highest possible score and 5 a fail.

Transcripts Issued by Partner
Transcripts will be available at the end of your exchange period.

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Language of Instruction
Classes at the host university are taught in German and English.
Language Requirements
Students need to demonstrate a C1 level of German. Students with level A2 and above can be admitted provided that they take the intensive pre-semester German language course.

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What is the host city like?
Find out more information about the host city.

The Office of International Affairs can arrange housing for the visiting program students from overseas in student dorms on request. Further information on how to apply online for student housing will be e-mailed to successful applicants upon receipt of their application. As the allocation of dormitory rooms is done by the Studierendenwerk Stuttgart , the International Office does not have any influence concerning the location or the exact price category of the allocated rooms. Prices vary from €240 to €400.
Cost of Living
Use this guide to estimate living expenses associated with studying overseas. The University of Stuttgart invites nominated students to apply for a Baden-Württemberg Foundation scholarship, to the value of 500-600€ per month, for one semester, to a minimum value of 2000€.

Students are required to obtain local health insurance valid during their exchange.

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Useful Information

For Exchange/International Students
Specific information for exchange students provided by the host university.
Semester/Term Dates
Access the University’s calendar.
A mandatory orientation will be held prior to the start of semester.

Support Services 
A range of support services are available to students at the host university. 

Information from German Missions in Australia.


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