The course provides students the chance to develop knowledge in topics such as communication, teamwork and cultural competence. Travelling provides the opportunity to apply this learning in an international setting. Students who choose to go to Germany will visit industry, partner universities, and cultural sites that are famous around the world.
Visiting industry allows students to hear from technical and organizational leaders regarding international business. Students learn from experts the challenges companies face and how they meet those challenges with a workforce able to contribute to the complex, global environment. Each link provides a description from a UC student describing what was learned on the industry visit.
- MTU Aero
UC and the College of Engineering & Applied Science have partnerships with several universities in Germany, including the ones described in the following links. Our partner universities provide opportunities for student exchange, collaborative degree programs, and collaborative research. Qualified students have the opportunity to spend an academic semester or two and perhaps a co-op semester at one of our partners. Check with your academic advisor or Prof Rutz if you are interested.
Cultural Visits and Experiences
Cincinnati shares a rich history with Germany: Cincinnati’s Over the Rhine was settled by German immigrants who gave it that name because the canals reminded them of the area around the Rhine River; Cincinnati and Munich are sister cities, and Cincinnati has the largest Oktoberfest celebration outside of Munich. Students who have visited France have described their experiences in the following links: