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RIT Global

Gain a new perspective on automotive electronics in Germany - a world leader in automotive innovation and manufacturing.

  • Visit German auto manufacturing facilities and compare similarities and differences to the U.S.
  • Collaborate with German students at Hochschule Mittweida on a final class project.
  • Immerse yourself in German culture for three weeks with 3-day weekends free for personal travel and exploration.
  • Leverage your international experience to land an automotive specific co-op or job after graduation.

No language requirements - program is taught in English. In Germany, you’ll study at Hochschule Mittweida and stay in the village of Mittweida, a small, walkable town with winding streets and picturesque views.

Program Term: Spring course with early summer travel
Travel Dates: May 10-May 25, 2022
Credits: 3

Course Details:

  • ENGT-518: Global Engineering Experience: Automotive Electronics

You’ll be enrolled in a spring 2022 course in Rochester and will travel to Germany in early summer to complete your coursework.

No pre-requisites. Open to all undergraduate majors, 2nd year status or higher preferred.

Application deadline: October 17, 2021

Program Costs:
Student budget worksheet outlining the costs of the 2022 program. Take a copy of this budget to a meeting with your RIT financial aid assistant director PRIOR to the application deadline to learn how your aid may apply towards program costs. Study abroad scholarships may be available for this program (must meet eligibility requirements).

Program Flyer - Automotive Electronics in Germany

To Apply

1) Watch this short video to understand all the application steps - Faculty-Led Programs: Student Application Steps 

2) Start an application in the Study Abroad Compass

COVID-19 & Study Abroad

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Course Discipline: 
Engineering Technology
Open To: 

RIT students only