German Language & German Studies at the University of Heidelberg in Heidelberg, Germany
May 25 - July 6, 2013
Located on the Neckar river and dominated by the massive ruins of the castle perched on the mountainside, Heidelberg is home to Germany’s oldest university, founded in 1386. More than 30,000 students study at the Universität Heidelberg, which is consistently ranked among the top in the country. Our Summer School is located on the new campus, just a short bus ride to the historic town center with theaters, libraries, museums, shops, and cafés.
- Focus on experiential learning – outside of the classroom as well as inside
- University of Heidelberg faculty
- Homestays with German families
- Numerous day trips to medieval monasteries, walled cities, and castles
- Theater, art, and more
- Study trip to Berlin
- German Rail Pass for weekend travel
GER 201 Intermediate German I (3 sem. hrs.)
GER 202 Intermediate German II (3 sem. hrs.)
GER 301 - Advanced German I (3 sem. hrs.)
GER 302 - Advanced German II (3 sem. hrs.)
Students may select up to two of these courses.
- German Cultural Sampler (1 sem. hr.)
- Germany & the European Union (1 sem. hr.)
- Berlin Seminar (1 sem. hr.)
Students may earn between 6 and 8 credits for the summer term.
The program fee of $ 5,725.00 covers:
- housing, breakfast and supper
- Heidelberg public transportation pass
- transfers to and from the airport
- excursions and cultural events, including the study trip to Berlin
- a GermanRail Pass
- an official transcript
Not included are the transatlantic flight, books, and health insurance.
Refund Policy: In case of a withdrawal before the official start of the summer program, there will be no charges. If unforeseen circumstances make it impossible for a student to continue with the summer program, he/she will be refunded the program fee minus 10% each week until the last week of June at which time there is no refund.
Financial Aid: Students should discuss financial aid opportunities with the study abroad advisor on their home campus.
Eligibility: Participants are enrolled at a U.S. college or university, have successfully completed at least one year of college-level German, and have a cumulative grade point average of B or better.
The application needs to be printed from the browser, completed, and sent with a non-refundable deposit of $20 by March 1. Reduce your program fee by $50 when applying by February 1 and confirming your participation by March 1.
Heidelberg at Heidelberg
310 E. Market St.
Tiffin, OH 44883-2462
Toll free: 1-800-925-9250
Contact Information in Germany:
Hanne Heckmann, Ph.D.
Resident Director, American Junior Year at Heidelberg University
Hauptstrasse 133, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany