Aschaffenburg University Semester Program

Why Aschaffenburg?

Aschaffenburg University offers students a personal experience and small class sizes with approximately 2,100 students. The campus is beautifully situated with historic and modern buildings, along with inviting outdoor areas. The university also has excellent connections to the German economic and business community.

  • Term: Fall (October-January) and spring (March-July).
  • Eligibility: Open to SUNY Plattsburgh students only; minimum 2.5 GPA; minimum sophomore standing by the time of study.
  • Credits: 12+ undergraduate credits.
  • Application deadline: March 15 for fall; October 1 for spring.  Application materials must be received or postmarked by the deadline.

In addition to the fall and spring options, there is a summer option.  The program focuses on business and is only available for SUNY Plattsburgh students.  For additional details, please contact the Global Education Office at or visit Kehoe 210.   

How to Apply

Please submit the SUNY application and Aschaffenburg application to the Global Education Office at SUNY Plattsburgh by the application deadline.


Classes are available in business administration, engineering, and law. English is the language of instruction for business, while all other classes are taught in German. For more information on business courses please review the current course offerings at Aschaffenburg.


Study abroad students have access to on-campus housing, which offers modern facilities where students a single room and their own bathroom facilities. Spaces are limited, so please plan to apply early.


Aschaffenburg is centrally located in Bavaria, approximately 20 miles from Frankfurt. Munich can be reached in approximately 2.5 hours and Berlin in about 4.5. The population of Aschaffenburg is approximately 70,000 people and is well known for castles, parks and museums.

Semester Cost Estimate

Please note that all fees are subject to change without notice.

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Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

If you would like more information about study abroad and exchange opportunities at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact us at:

Global Education Office
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901

Phone: (518) 564-3287
Toll-Free Phone: (800) 388-6784
Fax: (518) 564-3292

Location: We are on the second floor of the Kehoe Administration Building on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus.