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Philipps-Universität Marburg
Marburg, Germany (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Restrictions: UTDALLAS applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Exchange Area of Study: American Studies, Business, Economics, German, History, Language, Literary Studies, Political Science, Psychology
Instruction Language: English, German
Program Description:
            Phillips Marburg
+49 6421 28-22222
Marburg, Germany
Departments and Subjects
The university offers courses in a variety of subject areas.
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Degree Programs
Chck-Icon American Studies
Chck-Icon Anthropology/Religious Studies
Chck-Icon Business
Check Icon Economics
Check Icon German Studies
Chck-Icon History
Chck-Icon Language
Chck-Icon Media Studies
Chck-Icon Peace and Conflict Studies
Check Icon Physics
Chck-Icon Political Science
Chck-Icon Psychology
Check Icon Social Sciences
Career Icon Student Visa

Citizens of the US, Canada, Australia, Israel, Japan, South Korea and New Zealand can enter Germany as a tourist, i.e. with only their passport. This tourist visa is valid for 90 days.

After arrival in Marburg, you will be applying for and receiving a student residency permit (Aufenthaltstitel). The fee for the residency permit is 100 euros. It will be valid for some time after the end of the program.

What Students Say
"Everything has been amazing and I can not put a value on all that I have seen and done with the program."

"Great time, probably the best of my life. The trips were fun and the people were awesome."

"It's a very well-run program and I learned a lot about Germany as a result.
Credit Hours
1 ECTS = 1/2 US credits
Philipps-Universität Marburg in Marburg, Germany
Program Icon Program Overview
 Why Philipps-Universität Marburg?...
  • Philipps-Universität Marburg (UMR) is a great place to be an international student, whether you join us for a full degree program, a semester or year abroad, or a summer.
  • Our diverse program offering in German and English has something in stock for everyone, while the town of Marburg is a picturesque piece of living European history.
  • Centrally located in Germany, Marburg is also a perfect starting point for adventures throughout Europe. 
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  Marburg Video
About Icon About Marburg, Germany
The university is located in the beautiful medieval town of Marburg, along the German fairytale route in the state of Hessen. Here, the tradition and history of your surroundings will enchant and inspire you, and the friendly small-city spirit will make you feel at home as soon as you’ve arrived. The city is stimulated by an infinite and spirited source of creativity and ideas - and that in a broad range; from classical music to theatre, from museums and archives to open-air festivals, from literary circles and socio-cultural centers to the prize-winning movie cinema scene.

Marburg is located in central Germany, in the middle of the state of Hessen. Frankfurt am Main is only one hour away to the south, and from there one can connect to virtually anywhere in Germany and the rest of Europe, either by train or airplane.
  Marburg Field Trip 1   Marburg Field Trip 3a   Marburg Field Trip 2    
For more information, visit the Marburg webpage
Student and Academics Icon Academics and Courses

UT Dallas students have two options for studying at Marburg:

  • The International Undergraduate Study Program (IUSP)

    • Key program dates: August to December for fall term; February to June for spring term

    • Courses are part of the regular university curriculum and are especially suitable for helping students gain perspective on Germany and Europe.

    • A mandatory tutorial will be offered for each course. It will be held in English and will help students with course material.

    • View the IUSP Info Sheet for more information.

  • The Regular Academic Curriculum

    • Key program dates: October to February for fall term; April to July for spring term

    • Courses are largely conducted in German, but some courses and some Masters programs may be conducted in English.

Housing Icon Housing
Marburg Housing Students will have a single room in one of the university dormitories. Layouts include common bathrooms, showers, kitchens, and shared laundry facilities. Almost all dormitory rooms are equipped with internet access.  From the university dormitories, the city center can be easily reached by local bus lines or by foot.
For more information, visit the Accommodations webpage.
Program Contact Information
Philipps-Universitat Marburg UT Dallas
Philipps-Universitat Marburg - International Office
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NOTE: By selecting "Apply Now" you are notifying the EDUCATION ABROAD office about your interest in this Exchange Program.  You will be notified by email regarding the status of the competitive exchange selection process.

Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
This program is currently not accepting applications.