Semester Abroad

Mandatory Module B33

One semester abroad is a mandatory part of the Bachelor programme (preferably done in the fifth semester) and a highly recommended part of the Master programme (preferably done in the third semester). The ERM programme is offered in cooperation between the BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg and partner universities, out of which one can be chosen for the semester abroad. The partner universities offer compatible classes, which can easily be recognised.

Each year in December/January there are informational lectures for those who want to go abroad in the following winter semester by the International office (in German) and by the ERM Administration in cooperation with the International office (in English).

Important information on how to organize and formally fullfill the semester abroad

Examples of partner universities

Country/CityContactLanguage of instructionUniversity
Australia / DarwinInternational Office
EnglishCharles Darwin University
Austria / ViennaInternational Office
EnglishUniversity for Soil Sciences
Brazil / FlorianopolisInternational Office
PortugueseUniversidade Federal de Santa Catarina
Cameroon / HueaInternational Office
EnglishUniversity of Buea
Chile / SantiagoInternational Office
SpanishUniversidad Mayor (Santiago de Chile)
China / BeijingInternational Office
partly EnglishBeijing Institute of Technology
China / ShanghaiInternational Office
EnglishUniversity of Shanghai for Science and Technology
China / ShanghaiInternational Office
EnglishTongji University
Colombia /BogotaInternational Office
SpanishUniversidad de los Andes
Colombia / Medelin, BogotaInternational Office
SpanishUniversidad Nacional de Colombia
Colombia / PereiraInternational Office
SpanishUniversidad Tecnológica de Pereira
Costa Rica / San JoséInternational Office
SpanishUniversidad de Costa Rica
Czech Republic / PragueInternational Office
EnglishCzech Technical University in Prague
Finnland / KuopioInternational Office
EnglishUniversity of Kuopio
Hungary / BudapestInternational Office
EnglishBudapest University of Technology and Economics
Japan / SaitamaInternational Office
partly EnglishSaitama University (Saitama)
México / MonterreyInternational Office
SpanishUniversidad Autónoma de Nueve León
Namibia WindhoekInternational Office
EnglishPolytechnic of Namibia
Nigeria / OwerriInternational Office
EnglishFederal University of Technology Owerri
Poland / LublinInternational Office
EnglishLublin University of Technology
Poland / WroclawInternational Office
EnglishWroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences
Slovenia / LjubljanaInternational Office
EnglishUniversity of Ljubljana
South Africa / LesothoInternational Office
EnglishNational University of Lesotho (NUL)
South Korea / IncheonInternational Office
EnglishUniversity of Incheon
Switzerland / GenevaInternational Office
EnglishUniversité Genève
Turkey / IstanbulInternational Office
EnglishBogazici University of Istanbul
Turkey / IstanbulInternational Office
EnglishFatih University, Istanbul
USA / ArizonaInternational Office
EnglishUniversity of Arizona (Tucson, Arizona)
USA / New OrleansInternational Office
EnglishUniversity of New Orleans
Venezuela / CaracasInternational Office
SpanishUniversidad Central de Venezuela (Caracas)

* ex-Erasmus: Swiss-European Mobility Program. For more information please contact the international office.

Please consider that the international office offers a variety of exchange programmes:

The  ERASMUS-programme supports studies and internships in all 27 EU Member States plus Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Turkey. With the  STUDEXA programme you can study at universities in North- and Latin-America as well as in Asia, Africa and Australia.

Further partner universities and the respective exchange programmes can be found on the  page of the International Relations Office.   

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