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Housing Options: Apartment, Homestay Language of Instruction: German
Minimum GPA: 3.0 Program Type: Affiliated Program
Area of Study: Architecture, Art History, Business, Economics, English Literature, Environmental Science, Film, Gender Studies, Geography, German, History, Interdisciplinary Studies, International Business, International Relations, Law, Marketing, Mathematics, Media Studies, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Pre-Law, Psychology, Public Relations, Religion, Sociology, Studio Art, Theater, Women's Studies Program Sponsorship Indicator: AIFS
Program Description:

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Berlin, Germany
Spend a semester or academic year in Berlin, Germany with AIFS. You’ll earn up to 15 credits per semester through studying at Freie Universität, Berlin. Courses are offered in English and in German.

Volunteering is a great way to give back to the local community. If you’re interested in volunteering in Berlin, information on volunteer opportunities will be available once you arrive.

Live in a homestay or a student apartment. Homestay students live in their own room and receive breakfast and dinner daily from their host family. Apartments are single or double occupancy and include a meal allowance. All students receive a Mensa card to subsidize the cost of on-campus dining.

Cultural and social activities include:
  • Walking tours
  • Boat trips
  • German cooking classes
  • Visits to the many historical and cultural landmarks in Berlin
  • Day trips to Potsdam, Quedlinburg and Dresden
  • Week-long trip to a destination in Europe (to be determined just prior to the start of the semester).
 
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Over 50% of our students receive financial support from AIFS in the form of scholarships or grants!  
   
AIFS is recognized as a premier provider of study abroad programs. All-inclusive program fees cover tuition, housing, a meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service. Since 1964, more than 1.5 million students have traveled abroad with AIFS.
 
     
 

 





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Through SIUE's partnership with AIFS, all SIUE students who participate in AIFS programs receive:
  • A $400 Affiliate grant toward any semester program
  • A $200 Affiliate grant toward any summer program
This grant is applied to the student's account at AIFS.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2021 08/01/2021 08/01/2021 08/20/2021 12/12/2021
Academic Year 2021 08/15/2021 08/15/2021 08/20/2021 12/12/2021
Spring 2022 12/15/2021 12/15/2021 01/21/2022 05/13/2022
Academic Year 2022 03/03/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2022 04/30/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Applicants will learn of acceptance shortly after this date. If accepted, students must return to their applications to complete the next phase of requirements.