Trier University Student Exchange (one or two semesters)

The Trier Student exchange offers Canadian students, especially in the Faculty of Arts, the opportunity to study for one or two semesters at Trier University in Germany.

Trier has an ancient history. At the end of the 3rd century, Trier was a capital city of the western part of the Roman empire. It is renowned for its buildings and monuments surviving from the ancient and medieval periods.

Programs Offered: Courses offered in a full range of academic programs, especially in the Humanities, Social sciences, Theology, and Law

Semester 1: October - March
Semester 2: April - September

Application Deadline: mid to late January

Credit at the UofM
All of our exchange and summer-study programs allow students to receive credit toward their University of Manitoba degree.

There is one yearly scholarship for the Trier exchange available contact Robin Dirks at the International Centre for Students, 541 University Centre, (204) 474-6736, for details.

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Summer and Full-Year Programs
The DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) offers several scholarships for summer language study at a German university, as well as full-year scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students. There are short term scholarships for graduate students available. Detailed information and application forms are available online at In recent years, our students were extremely successful in these competitions, with 1-3 fulltime scholarships awarded to UofM students every year.

See also or contact the advisor for work and study abroad programs in Germany for further information.