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Airbus A320 assembly line
Airbus A320 final assembly line in Hamburg, Germany.

Virginia Tech Global Education Office (GEO)

Virginia Tech's Global Education Office offers students study abroad opportunities all over the world. They seek to connect our faculty and students to their peers abroad; inspire and contribute to the faculty’s creation and promotion of cross-cultural learning experiences; and support the development of our students into globally competent citizens.

Apply here by Oct. 1, 2019 for the HAW Study Abroad program.

College of Engineering study abroad programs

Engineering faculty have developed programs working directly with international colleges and universities. These are well-structured, rigorous engineering exchange programs with top-quality overseas universities.

AOE study abroad program

As a partner with Virginia Tech, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (Hamburg, Germany) provides an excellent opportunity for studying  aeronautical engineering abroad.

The courses are taught in English. AOE Technical Elective credit is awarded for successfully completed courses at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences.

Hamburg University of Applied Sciences offers a travel scholarship of 1,000 Euros through UAS7 Study Program.

HAW-Hamburg Tuition Information and Scholarship Application 

This program is open to Virginia Tech students who have attained junior status, successfully passed with a C– or better: AOE 2104 Introduction to Aerospace Engineering, and have a GPA of at least a 2.9. The application deadline is typically in October of the year prior to attendance.

Hamburg University of Applied Sciences

Institution: Hamburg University of Applied Sciences

Location: Hamburg, Germany

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A Hokie in Hamburg

Read one student's account of his experience at HAW-Hamburg