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Germany: Business at Nuertingen-Geislingen University
Nuertingen, Germany (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year
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Program Sponsor: CSU International Programs 
Restrictions: CSU System applicants only
Budget Estimates Academic Year
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2018-2019 02/01/2018 04/15/2018 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
GPA Requirement:
2.75 (If you do not meet the GPA requirement, contact CSU IP as you still may be eligible to apply)
Class Standing:
Junior, Senior
Language of Instruction: English, German Language Prerequisite: 1+ term college-level German
Areas of Study: Business, Economics, German, International Business, Management, Marketing
Program Description:



Academic Year Applications
February 1: Priority Deadline
March 1: Secondary Deadline 
April 1: Late Applicant Deadline

Note: CSU IP recommends that students apply by the priority deadline. If spaces are available, student may submit applications for the later deadlines, but may need to be flexible regarding their program options, available spaces may be limited on popular programs.


Eligibility Requirements
Minimum 2.75 GPA; Students must be enrolled at a CSU campus no later than fall term prior to departure, or eligible to enter from a community college by spring term of the program start date.

Course Prerequisites
One term of college-level German, microeconomics, macroeconomics, business calculus, financial accounting, and writing are required.

Academic Credit
Students are required to take the equivalent of 15 CSU units per semester, in addition to the 6 unit Preparatory Language Program (PLP).

Students pay the same tuition for Germany: Business at Nuertingen-Geislingen University as the tuition paid for their home CSU campus. For more information on costs, including accommodations, travel and other expenses, see the Budget Estimates above.

Program Dates
CSU IP students spend an Academic Year abroad on this program. The traditional German academic cycle begins in early August to July. 

Academic Year: August to December & February to July.


The Germany: Business at Nuertingen-Geislingen University program is affiliated with the University of Applied Sciences Nürtingen-Geislingen (Hoschole für Wirtschaft und Umwelt Nürtingen-Geislingen), located near Stuttgart. CSU IP has an agreement with the State of Baden-Württemberg, which is in southwest Germany and is home to world-renowned universities, such as University of Applied Sciences Nürtingen-Geislingen. The CSU IP program is administered by a Program Coordinator, based in Tuebingen, who is available to students throughout the year. 

GermanyThe Germany: Business at Nuertingen-Geislingen University program begins with a six week Preparatory Language Program (PLP) in Horb, a small town near Tübingen. PLP courses offer instruction in German grammar, reading, writing and conversation and often include cultural excursions. After completion of the PLP, students begin their regular courses at the University of Applied Sciences Nürtingen-Geislingen. Courses at the university are taught in English, however, CSU IP students are required to study the German language during both the fall and spring semesters.

More information about the courses offered at the University of Applied Sciences Nürtingen-Geislingen can be found here. For more information about the academic program, students may refer to the CSU IP Academic Bulletin. Note that course offerings are subject to change and may not be offered during the year of intended study. 


Nürtingen is situated on the river Neckar, approximately 20 miles to the south east of Stuttgart. The city, which has a population of approximately 40,000, has a history which dates back to the middle ages. The city is home to a wide variety of cycling and hiking trails and also boasts a number of museums and free cultural events. 


Housing is coordinated by CSU IP staff in Germany. During the PLP in Horb, students live with host families. In Nürtingen, students have a variety of dormitory options available to them and the on-site staff will assist students with these housing arrangements.