Germany (German Language at TU Berlin)

Winter Programs

The Technical University Berlin is one of the largest and most well-known research universities in Germany. It is part of the TU9, the german conglomerate of nine notable universities with technical (including engineering) missions. As of 2015, it is ranked 44th world-wide in the Engineering and Technology category of the QS university rankings.

The program with the TU Berlin is the oldest and most popular winter program at JI, the first students having visited Berlin (and much of Europe) in 2008. The program consists of four weeks in Berlin, with many cultural and historical activities, followed by a one-week “free time” period giving participants the opportunity to explore Germany and its many neighboring countries in Europe according to their personal schedules.

Major: ECE or ME

Study Year: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior or Senior

GPA Requirement: None

English Requirement: None

35 days in January/February

A German language course is offered, which transfers as Vw100 (2 credits) at JI.

Course Equivalency Database

The cost for the program is around 25,000 RMB (precise costs may vary from year to year). This covers

  • German language course (2 credits General Elective)
  • Flight tickets
  • Visa application fee
  • Insurance
  • Housing
  • Cultural and social events