Study Abroad Opportunity Information
Cal Poly International Exchange Programs offer students opportunities to study their academic disciplines at partner universities for up to one year.
Munich University of Applied Sciences
University of Bonn
Step 1: Attend Study Abroad 101 Workshop
Your first step towards studying abroad is attending a mandatory Study Abroad Workshop. Sign up for a Study Abroad 101 Workshop now!
Step 2: Plan Ahead
Applications are due approximately half a year before the student leaves for their exchange program.
Best time to go: 3rd year (all year or Spring) – apply in 2nd year
Learn German: GER 101/102/103 recommended
Spring abroad should apply by approx Oct 10.
Fall abroad should apply by approx March 1.
Step 3: Contact Us
Any questions on any program: Kellie Green Hall, email@example.com
Any questions about life and college in Germany (either program): Kat Gillen, firstname.lastname@example.org
For questions about German classes (either program): Christian Anderson, email@example.com
To get courses approved (either program): Department chair of student's major
Questions about physics courses: Kat Gillen, firstname.lastname@example.org
Questions about astronomy courses: Vardha Bennert, email@example.com
Questions about chemistry courses: Seth Bush, firstname.lastname@example.org
Here is a list of courses put together by the Physics Department to help guide you as you choose your courses for this exchange program. It does not mean that other courses won’t be counted, nor does inclusion on this list guarantee that you will get credit for these courses.
The final decision on whether to give credit for your courses abroad rests with the physics department chair and will be made on a case-by-case basis, so please consult with the chair before you go!
Here is a list of mathematics department courses pre-approved for transfer back to Cal Poly. Other course substitutions may be possible upon consultation with the chair of the Mathematics Department.