Exchange in Germany

Exchange in Germany — Dates

Dates & Deadlines

Submit the online application and complete the assigned application checklist according to the appropriate deadline.

TermProgram DatesDeadline
Academic Year 2019–20 Early October–mid-July April 1, 2019
Spring 2020 Early April 2019–mid-July 2019 October 1, 2019


Program start and end dates may vary slightly as each academic department holds exams on a different timetable. Exact arrival dates will be given to students upon admission. 

Spaces on Exchange programs are limited, students are encouraged to have a backup program in mind if applying for an exchange program.

*Applications after this deadline may be considered. Contact Ryan McCarthy at to inquire.
**If the deadline falls on a weekend, submit your materials on the following business day.

Orientation Dates & Locations

Orientation will be conducted in two parts: an online orientation, which is mandatory for all students, and an in-person, program-specific session. You will receive more information about the online orientation via email. Failure to complete the online orientation will impact your ability to go abroad.

See below for tentative dates and times for your in-person session. You will be notified of the official date and time via email. Participants will receive applicable orientation materials via email approximately one week prior to the in-person session.

Spring 2019 Monday, December 10, 2:00-4:00pm HHHCtr-289