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Postby German-American » Wed Jan 27, 2016 5:21 pm

So my University, West Virginia University, are offering a study abroad program in Germany for nine weeks!!! I would be studying in Erfurt. It is expensive, around $9,000 but covers everything. From food(they give you money to buy food), airfare, an apartment, 3 classes, train passes, and all other expenses. It would teach classes in Communications, I do not major in communications but I could use those credits to minor in communications. Classes are three days a week, and then the rest are for me to travel where ever I want. It seems like an AWESOME deal in my view, because I can go to fricken GERMANY and see some family...possibly even so forum friends :)

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Re: University/ College & Study abroad

Postby ramsej84 » Wed Jan 27, 2016 5:34 pm

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Re: University/ College & Study abroad

Postby prasun77 » Wed Jan 27, 2016 5:37 pm

I am looking to do M.S(Computer Science) abroad..if you find anything tell me..
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Re: University/ College & Study abroad

Postby German-American » Wed Jan 27, 2016 5:39 pm

Studyabroad.com has some good stuff on it.

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Re: University/ College & Study abroad

Postby FCBayernMunchen » Wed Jan 27, 2016 6:49 pm

Germany is one of the leading European countries in education. That's great!

I'm in my final year locally, will hopefully be done in five months' time. I'm planning on taking a year out, working and saving up then I plan to do a Masters in translation, either locally or in the UK/Germany/France depending on finances.
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Re: University/ College & Study abroad

Postby shpati_L1 » Thu Jan 28, 2016 1:26 am

prasun77 wrote:I am looking to do M.S(Computer Science) abroad..if you find anything tell me..


Same here.
But I'm on my second university year at the moment.
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Re: University/ College & Study abroad

Postby #12 » Thu Jan 28, 2016 8:00 pm

FCBayernMunchen wrote:Germany is one of the leading European countries in education. That's great!


It is? As someone who's very much involved in that field, I can tell you that those days are over (if that EVER was the case...)

German-American wrote:From food(they give you money to buy food)


Why would you need to pay them to give you money to buy you some food? :P :D :mrgreen:

I'd at least try to contact some universities first... They are EAGER to find natives to do classes - I believe they'd even pay you instead of you paying for anything to work for them... That's so paradox! You've got something to offer to them here!

Also: could you bring a dozen of Krispy Kremes and some Cherry Coke? :P :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :lol:
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Re: University/ College & Study abroad

Postby German-American » Thu Jan 28, 2016 9:11 pm

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German-American wrote:From food(they give you money to buy food)


Why would you need to pay them to give you money to buy you some food? :P :D :mrgreen:

I'd at least try to contact some universities first... They are EAGER to find natives to do classes - I believe they'd even pay you instead of you paying for anything to work for them... That's so paradox! You've got something to offer to them here!

Also: could you bring a dozen of Krispy Kremes and some Cherry Coke? :P :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :lol:


That just made my day haha. Good point though, I believe it is because that is the only that financial aid and scholarships can cover food. So you don't need to pay right out of pocket...immediately at least
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Re: University/ College & Study abroad

Postby #12 » Thu Jan 28, 2016 11:47 pm

German-American wrote:That just made my day haha. Good point though, I believe it is because that is the only that financial aid and scholarships can cover food. So you don't need to pay right out of pocket...immediately at least


Hmm... This could really suck... I mean, no idea what they'll offer you... Could be really bad food... :P
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Re: University/ College & Study abroad

Postby German-American » Thu Jan 28, 2016 11:49 pm

I can buy what ever I want... They give me 120 euro each week for food

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Re: University/ College & Study abroad

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Re: University/ College & Study abroad

Postby JANCKER » Fri Jan 29, 2016 12:00 am

Buy FCB jerseys instead and eat pretzels. :lol:
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Re: University/ College & Study abroad

Postby FCBayernMunchen » Fri Jan 29, 2016 12:11 am

#12 wrote:It is? As someone who's very much involved in that field, I can tell you that those days are over (if that EVER was the case...)

Well my comment was based on hearsay so I'll take your word for it. ;)
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Re: University/ College & Study abroad

Postby #12 » Fri Jan 29, 2016 9:24 pm

FCBayernMunchen wrote:Well my comment was based on hearsay so I'll take your word for it. ;)


Just quickly, because it's soooo OT: too few teachers (saving is the key word here...), too much pressure on teachers, a spoiled youth never seen before... That's a really explosive mixture...
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Re: University/ College & Study abroad

Postby FCBayernMunchen » Fri Jan 29, 2016 10:47 pm

#12 wrote:
FCBayernMunchen wrote:Well my comment was based on hearsay so I'll take your word for it. ;)


Just quickly, because it's soooo OT: too few teachers (saving is the key word here...), too much pressure on teachers, a spoiled youth never seen before... That's a really explosive mixture...

Story of every country unfortunately I think.
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