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MPIA Study Abroad

University of Tartu

Students in the MPIA program can spend a semester studying in:

This semester abroad can count up for four courses towards the completion of the degree. In exceptional circumstances and with permission, students may spend a year overseas and take five courses. Students need to have completed 9 credits and have their plan of study abroad approved prior to going abroad.

For further details:

On the basis of bilateral cooperation agreements, it is possible for civilians from foreign countries to complete a portion of their studies at the Universität der Bundeswehr München. Currently, we offer foreign students the opportunity to stay for up to 12 months.

The International Office provides counseling to all exchange students and visiting scholars from abroad, who would like to study or carry out research at our university.

In addition to assist with all of the necessary administrative preparation, the International Office also manages the Buddy Program, offers a comprehensive cultural program to international students, and helps finding German language courses (at various levels).

An assigned contact from the International Office:

  • provides counseling to international exchange students and visiting scolars concerning administrative matters such as application and admission
  • offers support regarding visa procedures
  • develops and organizes cultural and integrative programs for international students
  • develops and coordinates the International Buddy Program


ContactSusanna Nofal, M.A., Inbound Mobility Coordinator
Phone: +49 89 6004 4682
Bldg. 38, Room 0120

Office hours: Mon – Thu 9am-5pm, Fri 9-2pm

The University of Tartu is one of the oldest universities in Northern and Eastern Europe. It was founded in 1632 by King Gustavus Adoplhus of Sweden. The university, modelled after the University of Uppsala in Sweden, was intended to pursue research and advance learning in a wide variety of disciplies. It has continued to adhere to this tradition.

The University of Tartu is the leading centre of research and training and the only classical university in Estonia. It preserves the culture and language of the Estonian people. For many Estonians, higher education equals with the University of Tartu.

Visit the University of Tartu International Students page for more information.

HebrewU is consistently ranked as one of the Top 100 universities in the world and Top 25 best universities outside the US. HebrewU’s Rothberg International School (RIS) welcomes students from all over the world to pursue graduate study in a range of scholarly disciplines.

HebrewU offers courses and programs in a variety of fields, with a focus on social and political sciences, Israel and the Middle East, languages, religion, fine and performing arts, business and legal studies, and STEM.

Visit the HebrewU International Students page for more information.

The international collaboration of the University of Bucharest represents a strategic point of institutional development. International cooperation is realized through bilateral agreements with foreign universities and memberships in important university networks.

Visit the University of Bucharest International Students page for more information.

GIA Contacts

Elia Amegashie
Graduate Student Coordinator

Ariel Ahram
GIA Chair

GIA Locations

Washington D.C.
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Arlington, VA  22203