European Business School
Length of exchange: Spring semester or academic year
The European Business School (EBS Universitat) was the first German business university and is the largest business and management study faculty in Germany. It consists of two campuses: the Business School in Oestrich-Winkel and the Law School in Wiesbaden. Currently, it has approximately 1,600 students enrolled, of which 23% are international students.
EBS Universitat offers undergraduate Business courses in General Management, International Business Studies, and Aviation Management, as well as graduate Law courses and Business courses in Automotive Management, Finance, Marketing, Real Estate, Business Innovation, and MBA. Intensive German language courses are also offered prior to the start of the semester.
Housing & Meals
EBS Universitat does not provide dorm space for all of their students, but will assist international students in finding accommodation. There are a wide variety of housing options and more info can be found at: https://www.ebs.edu/en/housing-office
. Business School exchange students and students taking part in an EBS international full time program will be contacted by the Housing Office as soon as they are enrolled. EBS Law School exchange students start by contacting the law exchange coordinator to learn about their accommodation process.
UM exchange students pay their regular tuition to UM and their room & board in Germany. Housing costs anywhere from € 210 to € 850 per semester and food costs about € 250 per month. Books cost approximately € 50 per course. UM financial aid can apply to tuition, living and travel expenses for this program.
Students will register for classes upon arrival at EBS Universitat. The minimum full-time class load is 24 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) credits per semester, which transfers to 12 UM credits per semester.
Semester 1: late August to late December
Semester 2: Mid-January to mid- May
Exchange levels: undergraduate, graduate
Language of instruction: English, German
Language Requirement: None
University website: https://www.ebs.edu/en
Oestrich-Winkel & Wiesbaden at a Glance
Summers and winters are moderate temperate with average temperatures between 35ºF in the winter and 68ºF in the summer.
Frankfurt: 19 miles
Brussels: 179 miles
Oestrich-Winkel & Wiesbaden, Germany
This city is a young town, coming into being in 1972 through the merger of the communities of Mittelheim, Oestrich, and Winkel. The Oestricher Kran is its main landmark, which is a former wine-loading crane from the 18th century for loading and unloading ships. This city also holds one of Germany’s oldest stone churches, St. Aegidius Basilika. Every year, there are wine festivals, Christmas markets, and Jazz Weeks held in this region.
This city is located in southwest Germany & is situated on the north bank of the Rhine River. It is one of the oldest spa towns in Europe; its name meaning “meadow bath,” referring to the hot springs in the area. Wiesbaden has many other sites, including The Palace Square in the city center, the first Catholic church of St. Bonifatius, & the Russian Orthodox Church of St. Elizabeth. The city also holds the International May Festival, Rheingua Wine Festival, Rheingua Musik Festival, and Twinkling Star Market every year