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Location: Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH), Germany

Number of placements: 1

Project areas:
Advanced ceramics - details to be discussed - see webpages for information about host group (will only accept students who have completed the first two years of their studies by the start of the placement)

Period of placements: approx. 8 weeks July and August (full calendar months preferred due to accommodation restrictions)

Accommodation arrangements: ~800 Euro (~£670) for period of stay

Financial support from hosts: ~600 Euro (~£500) for period of stay

Language: German, with English widely spoken

Profile of institution:
Hamburg is a Free City, therefore one of the 16 federal states of Germany. It is the second largest city in Germany with about 3.5 million people in the metropolitan area. Hamburg is the cultural and commercial centre of Northern Germany.  Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) is one of the leading technical universities in Germany. Founded in 1978, in an unusually short time by university standards, a beautiful campus has developed and TUHH has turned into a popular and internationally recognised centre for research and teaching. With more than 100 professors, an average of about 5,000 students and 1,150 members of staff TUHH offers a uniquely high ratio of staff to students.

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Contact: Jasmin Koldehoff and Prof Gerold Schneider