Technology Innovation & Culture in Bavaria, Germany

Technology Innovation & Culture in Bavaria, Germany

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Explore German innovation and technology in Munich, the heart of Bavaria, with visits to world-renown companies, museums, and historical sites.

Technology, Innovation, and Culture in Bavaria, Germany (MFET 49900) is a three-credit course that features a trip to Munich, Germany during the spring break period in March 2019. The course will meet on Tuesday evenings starting in January 2019 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm.

Estimated cost $2,800. Includes airfare, lodging, transportation, tickets and most meals. Eligible for Study Abroad scholarships.

Open to students throughout Technology, Engineering and Management with an interest in manufacturing, logistics, operations and related information systems
LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE… Sign up early to assure your space.  This class was FULL by October 1 last year.  It is expected to fill up fast!
Plant tours in the Munich area and special day trips to the manufacturing operations in the area, and the Neuschwanstein Castle in the German Alps. 
Throughout the week overseas you will experience German culture and gain valuable insights into their manufacturing operations and life outside the United States.



Preliminary Itinerary

Friday, March 8th

          Travel to Munich

Saturday, March 9th

          Arrive in Munich

          Visit Marienplatz

          Dinner at Wirsthaus Richel's

Sunday, March 10th

          Dachau Concentration Camp visit

Monday, March 11th

          Audi visit including Pressing Plant Tour

          Free Time

Tuesday, March 12th

          George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies


Wednesday, March 13th

          Munich Bus Tour

          Marienplatz and Lunch

          Deutsches Museum

          Dinner with Purdue Alumni Association of Bavaria

Thursday, March 14th

          Neuschwanstein Castle

Friday, March 15th

          Munich University of Applied Science


          BMW Plant Tour

          BMW Welt


Saturday, March 16th

          Free Time

          Ayinger Brewery Tour

          Dinner and Music

Sunday, March 17th

          Travel to U.S.


Contact program leaders Ragu Athinaranayan via email or Tami Lynch via email with your questions.


Department Location Duration Professor
Engineering Technology Germany Spring Break Ragu Athinarayanan