May 24 – July 5, 2014
See the 2014 Heidelberg at Heidelberg Summer Program Brochure
Located in the heart of Europe, the city of Heidelberg is widely considered to be among the most beautiful in Germany. Nestled in a lush green valley along the banks of the Neckar River, this historic city sits calmly below its iconic castle and is home to Germany’s oldest university. Universität Heidelberg was founded in 1386 and is today one of the most prestigious schools in the country.
The Summer Program Center is situated in the bustling city center, right on University Square. Surrounded by shops, theaters, museums and libraries, there is much to explore in and around the city.
Come join us this summer and create your own European experience!
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- Universität Heidelberg faculty
- Homestays with German families
- Study trip to Berlin
- German Rail Pass for weekend travel
GER 100: Language Course at the Beginner Level (6 credit hrs.)
GER 200: Language Course at the Intermediate Level (6 credit hrs.)
GER 300: Language Course at the Advanced Level (6 credit hrs.)
GER 307: German/ European Studies Seminar: Contemporary Culture, Society and Politics in Germany and Europe (3 credit hrs.)
Students will earn nine (9) credits for the summer term.
The program fee of $ 6,000.00 covers:
- Room and board with host families
- Additional meal stipend
- Heidelberg public transportation pass
- Excursions and cultural events, including the trip to Berlin
- Airport transfers
- A German Rail Pass
- Accident & liability insurance
- An official transcript
Not included are the transatlantic flight, books, health insurance, personal expenses.
Refund Policy: In case of a withdrawal before the official start of the summer program, the program fee minus $250 will be returned to the applicant. 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.
Eligibility: Participants are enrolled at a U.S. college or university, and have a cumulative grade point average of 2.75. There is no German prerequisite for the beginner level, but one semester of German is recommended.
Financial Aid: Students should discuss financial aid opportunities with the study abroad advisor on their home campus.
The application needs to be printed, completed, and sent with a non-refundable deposit of $20 by March 1. Apply early and save! Reduce your program fee by $100 when applying by February 1 and confirming your participation by March 1.