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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 04/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2019-2020 04/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: University Exchange Housing Options: Apartment, Dormitory, Student Responsibility
Credit Type: Transfer Credit Language of Instruction: English, German
Experiential Learning: Research
Program Description:
Tübingen University LogoTUBINGEN UNIVERSITY
Tübingen is a place of research and teaching. Some 28,000 students from Germany and around the world join the town’s regular population of around 85,000 regular inhabitants. At the University’s seven Faculties,  450 professors and more than 4,000 other scientific and academic staff carry out their research and teaching. The University offers more than 280 courses. Your experience is by no means limited to the university campus. We’re located in the heart of the medieval town, long recognized for its international flair. Rich in culture and history, alive with a broad range of entertainment and sports activities all in easy access of the campus, Tübingen is certainly the perfect university setting. Students will receive on-site support and a orientation session upon arrival as well as detailed instructions prior to traveling to the university.

Semester Dates:
  • Fall (Winter) General: October - Mid-February 
  • Fall (Winter) International European Program: Mid-September - Mid-December
  • Spring (Summer) General: April - End of July

Host University Courses:
  • Language Courses (must have completed 1-2 semesters of German Language coursework): Click here
  • Coursework in English: Click here
  • Full Course Listing (must have upper-intermediate level German proficiency): Click here
  • Optional intensive language coursework available prior to program start date for an additional fee
  • Credits earned through a Drake exchange program will count as transfer credits
  • Course Pre-Approval Forms are required as part of the program application
  • Participants are required to maintain full-time status while abroad
  • Note: Exchange Partner semester dates may conflict with the Drake University academic calendar

  • Host University Housing Information: Click Here
  • See Housing Type(s) above
  • Housing and meals are NOT included in the program cost
  • Students pay regular Drake Tuition to their Drake Account for semester and year-long programs
  • Financial Aid and Scholarships generally apply as they would if the student were studying on campus
  • All additional fees (housing, meals, books, optional excursions, airfare, etc.) will be paid separately
  • Students should meet with the Office of Student Financial Planning once a program is chosen to discuss their award amounts 

Drake students participating on this program are required to complete the following steps:
  1. Drake Exchange Application
    • Attend an Education Abroad 101 Session
    • Click on the Apply Now button at the top of this page
    • Schedule a meeting with an Education Abroad Advisor BEFORE the application deadline
  2. Drake Exchange Nomination
    • Receive notification of status within two weeks after the application deadline
  3. Host University Application 
    • Schedule a meeting with an Education Abroad Advisor to complete the host university application AFTER nomination
  4. Host University Acceptance
    • Upload a copy of host university acceptance letter to application
For additional exchange student information, click on the Homepage link above.