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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.

This program is expected to run next in spring/summer 2024. To inquire about the 2024 program, contact the faculty director, Martin Anselm (

Program Term: Spring course with May travel
Credits: 3

Course Details:

  • ENGT-518: Global Engineering Experience: Automotive Electronics

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

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

To Apply

Applications for the spring/summer 2024 program will open in September 2023.

Language of Instruction: 
Course Discipline: 
Engineering Technology
Open To: 

RIT students only