Program Highlights Heidelberg is located in the heart of Europe. Map shows hours by train.
- Focus on experiential learning - outside the classroom as well as inside
- Universität Heidelberg faculty
- Homestays with German families
- Numerous day trips
- Study trip to Berlin
- German Rail pass for weekend travel
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. Approximately 30,000 study at the Universität Heidelberg, which is consistently rated among the top in the country. The German Language Summer School is located on the new campus, just a short bus ride to the historic town center with theaters, libraries, museums, shops and cafes.
GER 201-202 Intermediate German (6 credit hours)
GER 301-302 Advanced German (6 credit hours)
Additional Mini Electives (1 credit each) - Students may select up to two of these mini electives in addition to the core "intermediate" or "advanced" level course.
- German Cultural Sampler
- Germany and the European Union
- Berlin Sampler
For Heidelberg Summer Language courses please see http://www.heidelberg.edu/content/summer-courses-0
The Heidelberg University Summer Language program application can be found here: http://www.heidelberg.edu/sites/default/files/lengiewicz/pdf/AJY Full Application.pdf
Summer 2016 Program Fee is $6,275. This fee includes:
Room and board with host families
Not included in program fee: airfare, books, health insurance.
- additional meal stipend
- Room and Board with host families
- Heidelberg public transportation pass
- excursions and cultural activities including trip to Berlin
- transfers to and from the airport
- a German Rail pass
For more information see the 2016 AJY Summer Program Brochure
Applicants must have completed AT LEAST 1 year of college level German language study (at least GER 101 & 102 at SIUE) and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. See application instructions
for an overview of the SIUE study abroad application process. All application materials (SIUE requirements and Heidelberg requirements) must be submitted to the SIUE Office of International Programs by no later than March 1, 2014.
Dr. Belinda Carstens-Wickham
Department of Foreign Language and Literature
PH 2325, Tel: 650-2146, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Office of International Affairs
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