North America

Partner universitites in North America

Application Deadlines

June 15, 2023
Summer semester 2024, New York University (only open to Bachelor students)

November 15, 2023
Winter semester 2024/25 and Summer semester 2025, all partner universitites

 

The application form can be filled out and submitted from October 15, 2023 - November 15, 2023 (closes at 11:59pm). The main application deadline applies to ALL programs in the US and Canada except for Spring in NY (application window is May 15 - June 15). You can indicate in your application form whether you are applying for the winter semester (fall/winter) or the summer semester (spring). Information on the application process can be found here
 

ATTENTION: Students of law and medicine can not be admitted to most of our programs within the university-wide partnership agreements. Please contact the relevant institute or department for information on exchange programs for law and medical students. Students of economics/business as well as all applicants who are already studying in their Master's program are asked to contact the Global Mobility Team for detailed information on exchange possibilites.

Note on proof of language proficiency

For applications for the USA and Canada (except: UQàM) TOEFL iBT test results must be submitted. Unfortunately, school transcripts or the DAAD language certificate cannot be accepted as an alternative proof of language proficiency. The original TOEFL results must be sent to HU (CODE: 8167) through ETS.  If applying to the University of California (UC) or New York University, the TOEFL score report must also be submitted to the UC (CODE: 4795) and the NYU (CODE 2562). 

 

Canada
Semester dates: September - December (Fall), January - April (Winter/Spring)

Attention: Even though the exchange programs are usually open for "all subjects", we ask you to visit the websites of the partner universities and inquire about possible restrictions in course enrollment for exchange students.

Name City BA/MA Subjects Language Duration
Concordia University Montréal, Québec BA/MA all English (TOEFL)/
French (DAAD)
1-2 sem.
Simon Fraser University Burnaby, Okanagan,
BC
BA/MA all

English
(TOEFL 100)

1-2 sem.
University of British Columbia Vancouver, BC BA/MA all English
(TOEFL 100)
1 sem.
Université du Québec à Montréal Montréal, Québec BA/MA all (including exchange possibilities for law students)

French
(min. B2)

1-2 sem.
University of Regina Regina,
SK
BA all English
(TOEFL 100)
1-2 sem.

University of Toronto

Toronto,
ON
MA all (including exchange possibilities for law students) English
(TOEFL 100)
1 sem.
York University Toronto,
ON
BA/MA all (including exchange possibilities for law students) English
(TOEFL 100)
1-2 sem.

 

USA
Semester dates: August/September to December (Fall), January to June (Spring)
Trimester dates: September to December (Fall), January to March (Winter), March to June (Spring)

Attention: Even though the exchange programs are usually open for "all subjects", we ask you to visit the websites of the partner universities and inquire about possible restrictions in course enrollment for exchange students.

Name City BA/MA Subjects Language Duration
Bard College

Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

BA alle English
(TOEFL 100)
1-2 sem.

BGIA

Bard´s College Globalization and International Affairs Program

New York, NY BA/MA relevant subjects

English (TOEFL 100)

1 sem. (Aug.-Dec.)

Brown University

This program will not be available in 2023/2024.

Providence, RI MA all

English
(TOEFL 100)

2 sem.

New York University

 "Graduate School of Arts and Science"

New York, NY MA all English
(TOEFL 100)
1-2 sem.
New York University
"Fall in NY"


 "College of Arts and Science"
 
New York, NY BA all English
(TOEFL 100)
1 sem. (Sept.-Dec.)

New York University "Spring in NY"

"College of Arts and Science"

New York, NY BA all English
(TOEFL 100)
1 sem. (Jan.-May)

Northwestern University

 

Evanston, IL BA/MA* all English
(TOEFL 100)
1 sem. (Attention: trimester!)

Princeton University

Princeton, NJ PhD all

English

(TOEFL 100)

1 sem.
University of California

Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, LA, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, San Diego, Riverside 

BA all English (TOEFL 100) 1-2 sem./1-3 quarters

University of Illinois, Chicago

Chicago, IL

BA/MA

all

English (TOEFL 100)

1 sem.

University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA

BA/MA* all

English (TOEFL 100)

1-2 sem.
University of Washington Seattle, WA BA all English (TOEFL 100)

1 quarter/
trimester

* Master's students are registered as undergraduate students, but are usually allowed to take graduate courses after receiving permission from faculty at the partner university.

 

USA - Teaching-Assistant-Programs
Semester dates: September to May

Name City BA/MA Subjects Language Duration
University of Illinois, Chicago Chicago,
IL
MA/PhD German,
Cultural Studies
English
(TOEFL 100)
2 sem.

 

USA - Research Programs (without course enrollment)
Research period: variable

Name City BA/MA Subjects Language Duration

Princeton University

Princeton, NJ PhD all English variable

 

Research stays are also possible on an individual basis without a HU partnership. For further information please contact us.

 

Contact

Dr. Anna Brömmer & Ksenia Nikolajcuk
+49 30 2093 46705
amerika.uv@hu-berlin.de