European Study Center: Heidelberg - Study Abroad in the EU

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The European Study Center in Heidelberg, Germany features semester-long study abroad programs (which can be combined to result in year-long programs) with courses taught in English either at the local SRH University or by US faculty and local adju... read more

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Opened up my eyes and mind to the world - The College of New Jersey View Entire Review
I learned that I could be independent and that I am comfortable with traveling unknown locations by myself. - The College of New Jersey View Entire Review
November 09, 2016 Heidelberg Germany
I learned many different skills while embraces different culturals - The College of New Jersey View Entire Review
I learned about all different types of cultures and people from Europe. I began more open minded and aware of the world around me. I can use the people skills and knowledge in all of my life ahead of me. - The College of New Jersey View Entire Review
I learned that being in a foreign country where you don't speak the language is not as hard as it sounds. The local people are more than willing to help if you put the effort in to try and learn their language and culture. This experience was absolutely worthwhile. - University of the Incarnate Word View Entire Review
I have gained new information about German culture. I think that it has allowed me to become more confident and flexible. I know I am better at finding different ways of explaining something in any language. If one language doesn't work you just keep looking for one that is the most similar. - University of the Incarnate Word View Entire Review
I learned to be more independent and open minded about different cultures. - University of the Incarnate Word View Entire Review
June 21, 2016 Sausages
I learned a lot about European culture. It was definitely worthwhile since I also got course credits from my classes over the summer. - The College of New Jersey View Entire Review
June 21, 2016 Good Food
I learned to become more independent and keep track of my spending. I learned to enjoy myself without WIFI. - The College of New Jersey View Entire Review
I learned a lot about myself and how to be an adult. I would take back this experience for anything. - Alverno College View Entire Review
Heidelberg is a beautiful city, and studying abroad truly makes you a more open-minded individual. 100% worthwhile. - The College of New Jersey View Entire Review
This trip was unbelievably worthwile for me. I learned so much not only about the German culture, but also about many other cultures as we traveled all around the country. I met so many incredible people, experienced so many new things, and did so many things I never thought I would have the opportunity to do. I learned how to b... - Xavier University View Entire Review
How to deal with language barriers. - Universidad Anáhuac View Entire Review
November 09, 2016 Amazing
It was worthwhile, and I would do it again. - The College of New Jersey View Entire Review
I learned how to budget my money, navigate cities I´ve never been to before, and how to travel responsibly. - The College of New Jersey View Entire Review
It was most definitely worthwhile. I learned a lot about self-autonomy and how to adapt to uncertain or even confusing environments/situations. - Clemson University View Entire Review
I gained a lot from my experience abroad, the biggest things come from within yourself. There is a lot of time to think about the world globally and your role inside of it. Coming to the ESC challenges you to think and you come out learning a lot about yourself as a person. - The College of New Jersey View Entire Review
I learned a lot in the program... it was definitely worthwhile - Bellarmine University View Entire Review
Learned more about the Heidelberg community and the current "refugee crisis." I was able to go volunteer and meet members of organizations that work to help local community members as well as refugees and immigrants. - University of the Incarnate Word View Entire Review
June 21, 2016 Great Summer
I learned how to be independent and function in a foreign country. It was definitely worthwhile. - Saginaw Valley State University View Entire Review
June 21, 2016 Good Experience
I learned about different cultures and ways of life - The College of New Jersey View Entire Review
I learned that there are different cultures. - University of the Incarnate Word View Entire Review
How different people act. Yes - The College of New Jersey View Entire Review
Totally worthwhile. I am leaving Heidelberg a completely new and independent person. - Winthrop University View Entire Review
April 08, 2016 Once In A Lifetime
Independence, being able to develop myself in different settings - Universidad Anáhuac View Entire Review

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The European Study Center in Heidelberg, Germany features semester-long study abroad programs (which can be combined to result in year-long programs) with courses taught in English either at the local SRH University or by US faculty and local adjunct faculty at the center. Students live and study in a beautiful villa and have many field trips built into the semester allowing them to experience European culture to the highest degree.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Language Requirement(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • European Studies
  • International Business
  • International Relations
  • Germanic Languages, Literature
  • German Studies
  • Political Science and Government
  • History
  • Business
  • Communication and Media Studies
  • Psychology
  • Business Administration and Management
  • Finance, Financial Services
  • Marketing
Minimum GPA:
2.5
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