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Germany Business Student Exchange Program  Winter

Dates: March–July 2022
Application Deadline: 15 October 2021

The city of Pforzheim is located in southwest Germany. The population of the city is almost 119,000. Currently, Pforzheim accounts for 80 percent of Germany’s jewelry exports and 70 percent of total jewelry sales. Due to its geographical location as the gateway of the northern Black Forest, Pforzheim is an attractive location for living and for the pursuit of outdoor activities.

The Business School of Pforzheim University is recognized as one of the top business schools in Germany. Pforzheim University provides a high level of academic education in applied business to prepare students for long-term and successful professional and managerial careers in a dynamic global environment.

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Courses are available in German or English. More than twenty business courses are offered.

This program is designed for business majors and minors and only select business courses are guaranteed to transfer. Many courses will count for Marriott School courses and toward the Global Business Certificate.

All courses must be pre-approved before the trip by the Marriott School’s Whitmore Global Business Center. For a list of courses available at Pforzheim, please visit the GBC (360 TNRB).
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$3,000 (approx)

Students need to pay the $35 ISP application fee and BYU tuition (cost is higher for graduate and non-Latter-day-Saint tuition). Students will be exempt from Pforzheim tuition but will still need to pay regular BYU tuition. BYU tuition payment plans and scholarships are still applicable.

Students will be responsible for their airfare to and from Germany, visa fees, ground transportation, accommodations, meals, and any other educational and personal expenses incurred during the program.
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Funding Sources

Regular BYU tuition scholarships, Pell Grants, and Federal Insured Student Loans may be applied to study abroad programs.

Students who submit the financial aid section of the ISP application and who have a current FAFSA form on file at the Financial Aid Office (A-41 ASB) will be considered for a Study Abroad scholarship.

Academic departments and colleges may assist with scholarships and grants.

Private grants and scholarships outside of BYU may also assist (see
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Students must be 18 years of age or older.

Students should be business majors or minors. Some exceptions are made. Please visit the GBC (360 TNRB) for additional information.

All students are expected to register for a half (0.5) credit, pre-departure preparation class that will be held during second block. Contact the GBC (360 TNRB) for more information.

All participants are required to show proof of complete COVID-19 vaccination (including booster) at least two weeks prior to departure.
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Students are responsible for making their own housing arrangements. Students may live in on-campus dormitories, off campus in an apartment, or with a host family.

The Global Business Center, along with the host institution, can provide information to help the students with their housing search.
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Students are responsible for purchasing their own airfare to and from the program sites. Airline reservations must be made through BYU Travel. Students should contact a BYU Travel agent.

BYU Travel
280 HRCB | (801) 422-6293 |
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Application Process

Complete the online application at

Applicants should e-mail when application is finished to set up an interview.

Students should be business majors or minors.

Deadline: 15 October 2021
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Program Adjustments

International Study Programs (ISP) reserves the right to cancel this program, revise its offerings, or make any adjustments to the preliminary cost.

If it becomes necessary for ISP to cancel a program, all program payments made to BYU ISP will be refunded to the student’s BYU Financial account.

ISP is the only office authorized to cancel any of its programs.
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The Student Exchange Program (SEP) is an independent international experience. SEP is comprised of individual students immersing themselves with local and international students on a foreign campus for a semester independent of any BYU professor or other BYU students.
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Contact Us

International Study Programs
101 HRCB
(801) 422-3686
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ISP Student Handbook

To see the student handbook, click here.
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Payment Schedule

To see the payment schedule, click here.