Electrical & Computer Engineering - Germany

This program will be hosted by RWTH Aachen University, Germany, which is widely considered to be the best technical university in Germany. All classes will be held in RWTH Aachen, which is located in the highly-industrialized Rhine valley and has more than 43,000 students enrolled. The first few days of the program (July 2 - July 10) will be spent on campus in College Station, Texas. The departure date to Germany will be July 11. There will be cultural and technical visits that will highly impact the cultural exchange opportunities for our students.

Faculty-led Program

    • Semester: Summer II
    • Dates: July 2 - Aug 4, 2018
    • Major: Electrical & Computer Engineering

Location Information

Aachen, Germany 

Aachen is a small university town, much like College Station. As the westernmost city in Germany, Aachen and the surrounding area belongs to a temperate climate zone, with mild winters and cool summers. Aachen's industries include science, engineering and information technology. The city of Aachen has developed into a technology hub as a by-product of hosting one of the leading universities of technology in Germany, the RWTH Aachen University.

For more information contact

Faculty Leaders

Dr. Ulisses Braga-Neto
236B WEB
(979) 862-6441

Engineering Global Programs
Engineering Activities Building A

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Ms. Kelly Woodfine
Study Abroad Program Office
3262 TAMU | (979) 845-0544

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Courses Offered

ECEN 303, 322: Random Signals and Systems, Electric and Magnetic Fields

Prerequisites: MATH 308 Differential Equations and junior or senior classification

Syllabus: ECEN 303, ECEN 322

Eligibility & Requirements

Admission to this program is competitive and availability is limited. Applications will be evaluated on February 1, 2018. Evaluation will be based on academic performance, application package materials, and program goals. Only complete applications that meet all minimum admissions criteria will be accepted for evaluation.

Students who desire to study abroad must have:

  • Minimum of 2.5 GPA,
  • Good academic standing with university,
  • Approval of advisor, and
  • Attendance at ALL program specific orientations.

Foreign Language Requirement

None! All courses are taught in English by Texas A&M University Faculty.

Scholarship & Financial Aid


The Study Abroad Programs Office offers scholarships based on merit and financial need. Applications are available through Scholarships & Financial Aid and deadlines are listed on the website below. The Continuing Student Scholarship application opens Nov. 1, 2017 and closes at 11:59 p.m. Feb. 1, 2018. To apply, please visit:


Texas A&M University College of Engineering is offering scholarship for selected student who has a 2.5 or higher GPA at time of application. There is no need to apply for the engineering scholarship, it is automatic if students meet all of the requirements listed below:

  • Have a 2.5 or higher GPA at time of application
  • Satisfy the course requirements for admission
  • Be admitted and confirmed by Feb. 15, 2018
  • Required to attend all Study Abroad Programs Office (SAPO) and College of Engineering pre-trip orientations
  • Submit requested documents by deadlines

Financial Aid

Federal and state financial aid and some scholarships may often be used toward the cost of Texas A&M University study abroad programs. If you have any other questions, please contact the Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid (2nd Floor Pavilion) or (979) 845-3236.

Funding is available in many forms. For complete information on funding opportunities, please visit the Study Abroad Program Office for financial resources:


The following chart estimates the total out of pocket expenses a student may have participating in this program.
Cost subject to change.

Estimated Program Fee (subject to change)Cost
Housing, Tours, Excursions, Some Meals, Coordination and Administration, Faculty Expenses, Cultural Insurance Services International (CISI), SAPO Administrative Fee, Miscellaneous $5,100
Additional Expenses (not included in program fee) 
Tuition & Fees (in-state resident for 6 credit hours)* - billed by SBS $2,100
International Airfare (estimate) $1,500
Passport (if not previously obtained) $145
Personal Spending (varies; estimated at $100/week) $350+
Meals not included in Program Fee (varies) $200+
Textbooks & Supplies (estimate) $100+
COE Competitive Scholarship (guaranteed) for students with a 2.5 GPA at time of application $500
Total Estimated Cost$8,995+

*Check the Student Business Services website ( for exact tuition/fee amount as it varies per student.