Ithaca College has an exchange agreement with the University of Hildesheim. Admission to Ithaca College exchange programs is fairly competitive as there are a limited number of spaces available; typically no more than one to two placements per exchange, per semester. Occasionally, an exchange program will be closed in a given semester, with or without prior notice.
University of Hildeshiem
Student Population: Approx 7,000 Language of Instruction: English and German Semester Offered: Spring only (Hildesheim's summer term - the beginning of April to the end of July) Additional Information:
Complete application submitted by the 9/20 deadline
City of Hildesheim
Hildesheim, with its about 100,000 inhabitants, is a charming “small city“ which you can easily find your way around in a short time. You will find it reassuring to know that cafes, the theatre, cinemas, supermarkets and of course the university are usually not far away by bike or even on foot. For those who want to go out in the evening, the town offers a rich cultural life. There is something for everyone here – the “Stadttheater“ with plays, musicals, ballets, operettas and operas, the “Kulturfabrik“ with theatrical events and cabaret, ”Vier Linden“ and the “Bischhofsmühle“ with many concerts. And then there are museums, exhibitions and much more besides…
Those who enjoy the older and more traditional art forms will not get bored in Hildesheim either, for two churches protected by UNESCO are located here: the ancient St. Michael’s Church and the cathedral, in the cloister of which you will find the 1000-year-old rosebush, the symbol of Hildesheim. A tour of these two buildings is definitely worthwhile. Other historical treasures, particularly from Egyptian culture, can be admired in the world-famous Roemer and Pelizaeus Museum.
Another of the advantages of Hildesheim is its convenient location: Hannover, the capital of Lower Saxony, is just half an hour away. Other big cities such as Braunschweig or Hamburg and even the German capital Berlin are easy to get to by train in less than two hours.