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  • Locations: Dresden, Germany
  • Program Terms: Fall
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Boston University Study Abroad 
  • Restrictions: CU applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Core Program Attributes: Direct Enrollment
Minimum GPA: 3 Housing Options: Dormitory/Residence Hall
Approved by: AAP, CALS, ENG, HUM EC, ILR, SHA Program Advisor: Dr. Kristen Grace
Curricular Highlights: Research, Sustainability
Program Description:
Boston University Study Abroad

Dresden, Germany

The Dresden Science Program is designed to fit neatly in science students' existing curricula and requirements.

Students interested in science have the option to spend the fall semester in Dresden, combining science course work in English with the study of German.

Why BU?

Start with the numbers:

  • 75+ programs
  • 30+ cities around the world
  • 20+ countries
  • The first to establish programs on six continents
  • More than 4,000 active internship sources worldwide
  • Last year we accepted 2,100 students from 150+ colleges
  • Since 1984, 16,000 students have participated in our programs

Add in the internships:

It's what we're known for and what we do better than pretty much any other program: we give students a way to intern AND study while living in a foreign city.

  • Internships are guaranteed
  • Internships are personalized,
  • Internships are available in arts, business, communications, journalism, advertising, marketing, pre-law, international relations, NGOs, political science, psychology, social policy, and more.

Learn why interning abroad is such a unique opportunity and why BU is the leader in internship opportunities.

Finally, consider all these benefits:


Students in Boston University language programs learn foreign languages based on their skill level in countries all over the globe.


Upon completion of the program, students receive an official transcript from Boston University, helping to make credit transfer easier.


Competitive program prices and financial aid make study abroad more affordable than ever.


Students benefit from years of professional experience of Boston University's resident faculty and staff overseas. See a full staff listing of our Boston and overseas program offices.


Each of our programs provides housing, whether it's in BU-managed properties, dormitories/off-campus housing of affiliated colleges and universities, in a local family's home, or in apartments or residential hotels. All housing options are screened by Boston University Study Abroad.

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Financial aid is available


Why Dresden?

  • Science courses taught in English
  • Courses designed to fit science students' existing curriculum and requirements
  • Offered Fall Semester
  • Housing in university residence halls with German and international students
  • Field trips to research guided institutions and exursions to Berlin, Saxony, and other locations included


Contact Us

Boston University Study Abroad
888 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
617-353-3402 (fax)


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Approx. Start Approx. End
Fall 2018 03/01/2018
Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Programs may fill long before their final deadline. * Recommendation--For SPRING: APPLY in MAY to study abroad the following spring. For FALL/YEAR: APPLY in DECEMBER. Late applications may be accepted, but colleges typically need time to process your approval.

Indicates that deadline has passed. See CUAbroad.