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February 7, 2020 /

International Student Exchange Program with MSU (USA)

Bachelor or Master students of Faculty 2 of the University of Stuttgart have the chance to participate in the new International Student Exchange Program with the Montana State University (USA)

Faculty 2 of the University of Stuttgart offers all Bachelor or Master students in the field of civil and environmental engineering to apply for the new International Research Exchange Program with the Montana State University (USA) and to participate from February to November 2020.

Application Deadline: February 7, 2020
Program Description
  • The exchange program starts in February 2020 and ends in November 2020
  • The student participants work on an individual research project in the field of civil and environmental engineering (the research project may, for example, either already be the subject of a thesis or possibly lead to one)
  • Close cooperation and direct exchange with the MSU participants and their supervisors from February 2020 to October/November 2020 to discuss the individual research projects and receive feedback
  • The participants of the Montana State University visit Stuttgart from May 16 to 24, 2020:
    • One week program on site with workshops
    • Oral and written presentations of the research projects
    • Visits to research facilities on the Stuttgart campus
    • Cultural activities (e.g. sightseeing in the city of Stuttgart and the surrounding area etc.)
  • The participants of the University of Stuttgart travel to MSU at the beginning of October 2020:
    • One week program on site with workshops
    • Oral and written presentations of the individual research projects
    • Visits to research facilities on the campus of the MSU
    • Cultural activities, such as a visit to Yellowstone National Park etc.
Aim
  • Development of an international network
  • Cooperation on an international level
  • Getting to know the US-American partner university MSU
  • Getting insights into the everyday student and research life at MSU
  • Working on a concrete research project that is either already the subject of a thesis or could perhaps lead to one
  • Oral presentations of the research projects to colleagues from other/the same disciplines (english)
  • Presentation of the research project in the form of posters, papers etc. (english)
Eligibility

Students from all study courses of Faculty 2 are welcome to apply

Costs

Travel scholarships supported by Faculty 2 and the International Office of the University of Stuttgart are available to all of the five selected students. We are working with the MSU to further minimize costs and make the program accessible to all students who qualify.

Application
  • Bachelor or Master students of all study courses of Faculty 2 can apply
  • The maximum number of participants is limited to five
  • Please send the application (PDF: letter of motivation, CV and short abstract of the research project) until February 7, 2020 via mail directly to johannes.hommel@iws.uni-stuttgart.de
  • For more information about the program please contact patrizia.ambrisi@visus.uni-stuttgart.de
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