Berlin Summer Program
Study Abroad at the Freie Universität in Berlin
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June 3rd – July 15th, 2023
July 22nd – August 19, 2023
Friday, March 10, 2023
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Why Berlin? Heading link
A magnet to students, musicians, artists and young people from around the world, Berlin offers a mix of urban edge and cultural freedom not found anywhere else in Europe. Studying at Freie Universität in Berlin for four weeks will give you the opportunity to practice your German language skills, immerse yourself in German life and culture, and experience one of Europe’s most cosmopolitan cities.
Who can apply? Heading link
Students who are in good academic standing; ideally students have completed GER 103 to get around Berlin using their German.
What kind of classes can I take in Berlin? Will I receive UIC credit? Heading link
Yes, students earn UIC credit. Credit hours depend on the kind of cours(es) taken. For example, for a Semi-Intensive course with 72 contact hours students can earn up to 4 credit hours for the equivalent of Germanic Studies language and culture courses (e.g., GER 104, 214, 318). You will work with our advisor to determine which course credit you will fulfill.
How much does it cost? Heading link
The program fee for the 4-week summer program of approximately $2000 includes tuition and housing. Additional expenses include: airfare, meals, local transportation pass, international insurance and personal expenses. UIC Financial Aid may be applied and scholarships are available! In the past, 8 students received a Max Kade travel grant of $1,000 each. International students can also apply for the grant.