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TU Berlin Summer School
Berlin, Germany (Outgoing Program)
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Program Terms: Winter (Jun - Aug)
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TU Berlin Summer School

Location: Berlin, Germany
Program dates: Term 2: 9  - 20 July 2018
Application deadline: June 9th 2018 (Early Bird deadline March 31st)
Duration: 2 weeks
Type: Non-exchange

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Program Description
Students have the opportunity to spend two weeks studying with Technische Universitaet Berlin over the winter (July) holidays as part of an academic and cultural program..

Academic Information

Language:  English, German
Relevant subject areas: German (beginner), entrepreneurship, interactive media, architecture and design.
Credit points: 3 ECTS per course
General conversion: 7.5 ECTS = 6 USYD credits
Courses available
Due to University of Sydney semester dates you may only choose courses from TU Berlin Term 2:

- German Language (2 ECTS)
- Innovation & Entrepreneurship
- Arduino for Interactive Media
- DesignBuild Summer Studio – Community spaces with refugees

View full course descriptions on the TU Berlin website.

Applying for academic credit
This program is available on a non-exchange basis only. If you wish to receive academic credit towards your University of Sydney course you must have approval from your faculty prior to departure.
How to apply for academic credit. ?

Useful Information 

Local Overview
The TU Berlin covers about 600,000 m² and has locations throughout Berlin. The main campus is located in Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, the heart of the city’s West. Berlin is the party city that never seems to sleep. Here you can enjoy entertainment in small basement venues to huge dance clubs, sample German food and beer, go to the symphony or theatre, and learn about the city’s rich history.
Host institution
The historic Technische Universität Berlin (TU Berlin) is one of Germany’s largest and most internationally renowned technical universities, located in the heart of Berlin. It has produced a number of members of the National Academy, National Medal of Science laureates and Nobel Prize winners. It has the highest proportion of international students of any German university.
There are different room packages available depending on type of accommodation (single/double) and levels of catering. Prices range from EURO400 - $966 depending on the package you choose.
View full accommodation details on the TU Berlin website.



Program fee: EURO€920  per course (approx. AUD$1,410)
Note: EURO€560 (approx. AUD$860) for German Language course

Program fee includes: Tuition, application fee, learning materials, cultural program, public transport

Scholarships: 2 x $1,500 Sydney Abroad scholarships are available. Once you have completed the Sydney Abroad application and been accepted by TU Berlin you will automatically be assessed for these scholarships.

Travel insurance: If you are approved by the University of Sydney to participate in this program you will be covered by the University's Student Travel Insurance Policy. This is a complementary policy to cover you for the duration of your University of Sydney mobility experience. Please refer to the Audit and Risk Management website for all travel insurance queries.
Other costs: Accommodation, meals, flights.
OS-HELP loans may be available to eligible students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place, where the program is approved for credit prior to departure. Application required. 

How to Apply

It is important that you understand the requirements and structure of your course (and major/s) to ensure that you select appropriate units of study at your host institution which can be credited towards your degree. To help understand your course structure, you should consult your Faculty Handbook published in the year in which you commenced your course (eg. if you began a Bachelor of Commerce in 2016, you should look at the Business School Undergraduate Handbook from 2016). Pre-2017 Handbooks can be found in the handbook archive.

Please ensure you read all information on this brochure page, taking note of and deadlines and any requirements detailed.

To apply to this program you will need to:
1. Commence the Sydney Abroad application by clicking the 'Apply' button below.
2. Follow instructions provided within the Sydney Abroad application to complete and submit the host application prior to the host deadline.
3. If you wish to request academic credit for this overseas program, submit an application for academic credit to your faculty as soon as possible.
4. If accepted by the host, upload your acceptance to your Sydney Abroad application and click 'Submit Application'.

Note: The Sydney Abroad application requires that you upload a copy of your current passport and the outcome of you academic credit request. If you do not have these available to you now you can save your application and upload them later.

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