Students with dialup-Email Adress:
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Students with alumni-Email Adress:
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The Freshman year is divided into three 12-week trimesters. Students attend lectures 36 hours per week. Classes include languages courses as well as other subjects, depending on the field of study, such as mathematics, business, physics, biology, chemistry, etc. For future engineering students (except those in civil engineering), one trimester is an internship or practical workshop training trimester.
Students interested in civil engineering must submit eight weeks of internship in activities related to civil engineering and construction upon application to the Freshman program.
Additional courses offered include individual tutoring, intercultural training, home economics workshops, etc.
Semester Ticket for Public Transportation
The Semester Ticket is part of the student activity fee and all students are required to buy it. You can use it to travel free on most public transportation within the German state of North-Rhine Westphalia.
The Freshman Institute insures all students in the Freshman program. You will receive more information upon your arrival in Germany. However, it does not cover any pre-existing medical conditions, so please be sure that these are taken care of before you leave home.
Food, personal articles and pocket money are not included.
All overseas services are included.
A secured bank account is not required.
The all-inclusive fees are currently 17,000.00 euros.
Additional: Security deposit of € 400 for rooms, which will be paid back at the end of Freshman year, if no damage has occurred.
This summary and short explanation of the fees of the Freshman Institute is not legally binding. Only the original document in its current form is legally binding
1. The fee for the Freshman year is 17,000 euros.
2. The fees must be paid upon receipt of the admission to the Freshman program in order for the student to participate in the course.
3. Cancellation refunds are only available in exceptional circumstances and depend upon the reason for the cancellation.
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The campuses are situated in quiet small towns of about 10,000 to 32,000 people with green environments. Shopping facilities are within walking distance and many larger cities can be reached for free by public transportation with the student semester ticket.
During the Freshman year, most of your classes will take place on campus in classrooms conveniently located just a few steps from your dormitory. Engineering students who must attend their three-month workshop training course at the university facilities in Jülich will be transported there and back by private shuttle bus each day at no extra cost.
The furnished rooms in Geilenkirchen have a bed, desk, chairs and a wardrobe for your clothing. The furnished kitchens have a refrigerator, sink and stove with burners and an oven.
We will assign you a room for the duration of the Freshman Program. The room rental will not be refunded if you leave the program or move to another address.
Students attending classes in Jülich may eat breakfast and lunch from Mondays to Fridays in the university dining room (Mensa). You can see the daily menu here http://www.studentenwerk-aachen.de/en/essen/uebersicht.asp.