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USA: University of Alabama

Partner university of June 2019

Sweet Home Alabama! Our partner university of June is the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.

With almost 100,000 inhabitants, Tuscaloosa is the fifth largest city in the state of Alabama. Here, you can enjoy the feeling of living in a big city while having numerous spots to escape into nature right on your doorstep. Besides the Riverwalk and the weekly farmers’ markets, the football games of the Alabama CrimsonTide are another highlight: the eighth largest stadium of the world allows more than 100,000 visitors to watch the matches of the varsity teams representing the University of Alabama live.

With 38,000 students, the public University of Alabama is on the US average. The university offers various programs with a wide range of subjects allowing for exciting insights into interdisciplinary fields of study. Students can also choose from a wide range of leisure activities. Campus facilities include the Climbing Wall, the Creative Campus and various student organizations.

Students of all programs in language studies and philologies are eligible to take part in the exchange program. The application deadline is October 15. You can prove your English language proficiency with the Language Certificate of the University of Mannheim.