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Study Abroad Office

Montana State University
P.O. Box 172260
400 Culbertson Hall
Bozeman, MT 59717-2260


Heather Dolan - Study Abroad Program Assistant

Tel: (406) 994-7151


Anna Greenberg - Study Abroad Advisor and Outreach Coordinator

Tel: (406) 994-7151
Fax: (406) 994-1619


Susan Welker - Study Abroad Manager

Tel: (406) 994-5719
Fax: (406) 994-1619


Alyson Roberts - CCIS Advisor and Coordinator

Tel: (406) 994-7044
Fax: (406) 994-1619



Bergen, Norway Study Abroad Program
University of Stuttgart (19,000 students)
Country: Germany
Location: Stuttgart (population 600,000)
Language: German, some English
Level(s): Undergraduate
Subjects: Engineering Only
Length: Academic Year or Semester
Cost: MSU Tuition 
Deadline: March 1 for the following fall October 1 for the following spring


Program Overview

Founded in 1829, the University of Stuttgart is one of the leading technical universities in Germany with highly ranked programs in civil, mechanical, and electrical engineering.

Academic Program

Made up of a total of 23 Faculties, University of Stuttgart specializes in civil, mechanical, and electrical engineering. Courses are offered in both English and German, and German learning courses are also available. It is recommended the student participate in these German language courses along with their normal studies. Much of the general information about studying in Stuttgart can be found on the following website, click here.

Language of Instruction

Courses are administered in both English and German depending on subject. For a list of courses offered in English, click here. For the entire current course catalog, click here.


Students who have completed a full academic year of university level work with a 3.0 GPA by the time they begin studies at Stuttgart are eligible.

Academic Credit

Credit will be awarded at MSU for all courses taken and passed at Stuttgart. The student's academic advisor at MSU, in consultation with the Office of International Programs and the registrar's office, will determine how these credits will apply to degree course requirements. Successful study at Stellenbosch satisfies MSU's Multicultural/Global core curriculum requirement. Students are urged to work closely with their advisor and the office prior to departure to plan a course of studies which will maintain steady progress toward their degree.

Academic Calendar

Available in German: Calendar


Accommodation Information




The University of Stuttgart is located in Baden-Wuerttemberg, the southwestern region of Germany, and dates back to 1829. The University of Stuttgart has two campuses linked by a fast underground train: one in the city center and one in the suburb of Vaihingen. The Stuttgart region is an industrial center specializing in high-tech industries such as car manufacturing, environmental technologies, machine tools, electronics, and information and communications technology.

The city of Stuttgart is the state capital of Baden-Wuerttemberg with approx. 590000 inhabitants. Situated in the valley of the river Neckar, between the hills of the Swabian Alb and the Black Forest, it is often called “the city between forests and vineyards.”

Cost & Included Benefits

Students who receive an exchange placement at Stuttgart will pay tuition at MSU in the same amount as if studying in Bozeman. Each student will be responsible for his/her own room and board in Stuttgart as well as transatlantic travel expenses. Remember to plan for extra expenses such as internal travel and personal spending money as well as for unexpected changes in the exchange rate.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid may be used for study abroad at Stuttgart. Additional costs for study at Stuttgart (e.g. travel to and from the study site) may be used in calculating student's financial aid package. Students are responsible to apply to the Office of Financial Aid.


Applications are available in the Office of International Programs at 400 Culbertson Hall. Non-MSU students may contact Amy Johnson (, to request application information.


Applications are due in the Office of International Programs on October 1 to study at Stuttgart the following spring semester, and March 1 to study in Stuttgart the following fall semester or academic year.

Additional Information

Website for International Students:

For additional information about studying in Germany, contact:

Anna Greenberg
Study Abroad Advisor
Office of International Programs
400 Culbertson Hall
Phone: 994-7151