Universität Konstanz

University Overview

Universität Konstanz, located on the Germany-Swiss border in Konstanz, Germany, offers study opportunities in Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Arts and Humanities as well as Law, Economics and Politics. In three tightly structured faculties with their interdepartmental collaborative research units, academic teaching develops out of the current state of research. Following this principle, many of the 100 and more study programs have an interdisciplinary approach including a range of international course offerings taught in English and providing double degree options. Over 10.000 students coming from more than 90 countries are enrolled and represent 12% of the student body. With more than 250 partner universities worldwide, the university is part of an expansive global network of learning opportunities.

Semester Calendar

*full year or spring semester only*

Fall:  October – February (labeled Winter Semester at Partner University)
Spring:  April – July (labeled Summer Semester at Partner University)

Education Abroad Credits

English courses and German language courses are offered. Check the partner school’s website for additional offerings.

Konstanz Classes for Exchange

See sample coursework below and education abroad credits exchange students earned while abroad.

University of Konstanz (Germany)  
Host Institution Course Title(s)UCA Course Code(s)UCA Course Title(s)
Economics Reform in EuropeECON 4320Comparative Economic Systems
Social EntrepreneurshipECON 4V95Special Topics
Romanticism in Central Europe: Germany and EnglandENGL 3325Advanced Readings in World Literature
Exploring German History Through LiteratureENGL 3325Elective
Writing Nature: Environmental Literature and CriticismENGL 3345Literature and the Examined Life
The Poetry of Emily Dickinson and Walt WhitmanENGL 4330Shakespeare I
Revisionist North American WritingENGL 4314American Fiction Since 1900
GERM 2212Communicating in German
Intensive Course German A1/1GERM 1310Elementary German I
Basic Level German A1/2GERM 1310Elementary German I
Basic Level German A2/1GERM 1320Elementary German II
Intensive Course German A1/1GERM 1320Elementary German II
Grammar and WritingGERM 2320Intermediate German II
Intensive Course German A2/2GERM 2112/ 2212Communicating in German
GERM 2340Intensive Oral Practice Abroad in German
Basic Level Course A2/2GERM 2340Intensive Oral Practice Abroad in German
Grammar (B1)GERM 3300Advanced Composition and Conversation I
Writing Skills (B2)GERM 3303Advanced Composition and Conversation II
Life in Germany Since WWIIGERM 3312German Culture and Civilization
Reading, Speaking, Writing: Area Studies (B1)
Talking about LiteratureGERM 3260Practicum
GERM 3320Introduction to German Literature
Listening Comprehension and Oral Proficiency (B1)GERM 3340Intensive Oral Practice Abroad in German
Russian Foreign Policy and PropagandaHIST 4334Topics in European History
The British Empire and Birth of the Modern WorldHIST 4365The History of Imperialism: A Review of World Colonial Systems
Demography and Social Structures of GermanyHIST 4391Topics in History
Life and Cultural Aspects of Post-War GermanyHIST 4394Germany Since 1918
German Intensive CourseHONC 3310Junior Honors Seminar
MATLAB for FinanceFINA 4395Special Problems in Finance
English SyntaxLING 4345 & 4380Analytical Methods of Morphology & Syntax & LING Directed Study
English PhonologyLING 4350Phonology
Analysis IMATH 4362Advanced Calculus I
Analysis IIMATH 4363Advanced Calculus II
Data Analysis with RQMTH 3325Data Analysis
Demography and Social Structures of GermanySOC 3398Travel Seminar
EU Transformations: Contemporary Challenges to European IntegrationWLAN 2315Cultural Studies
Demography and Social Structure in GermanyWLAN 2315Cultural Studies
European Media Events and History
Brand ManagementECON 4390Independent Study in Economics
Design ThinkingECON 4340Managerial Economics
Economic Reform in EuropeECON 4395Special Problems in Economics
Exploring German History through LiteratureENGL 3325Advanced Reading in World Literature

Assisting UCA Professor

Contact Dr. Horst Lange for more information on courses and credits.

hlange@uca.edu  |  501-450-5649  |  Irby 207 I  |   Department of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures, & Cultures

Program Cost

UCA students pay regular tuition, and all scholarships and financial aid apply. Students should check with Financial Aid and the Office of Education Abroad for more information regarding the cost of a semester exchange.

Application Process

See our Semester Exchange Application page for a step-by-step overview of the application process. Please be sure to turn in all documents before the published deadlines.

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