European Study Center: Heidelberg - Summer Program in the EU

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If your academic commitments do not allow for a semester abroad, a summer at the ESC might be the right solutions for you. Participating in the ESC summer I and/or II session is a great way to experience European culture at its best without missin... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.4
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I became more independent, traveled a ton, met new friends, and learned about German culture! - Georgia State University View Entire Review
Independence - The College of New Jersey View Entire Review
Everyone should at least once try studying abroad. I definitely acquired important personal and professional skills like adaptability, flexibility, communication in foreign languages, relationship building, problem solving, leadership, time management, organization, analytically evaluate information, self-discipline, and indepen... View Entire Review
July 29, 2019 Just Study Abroad
I learned that there so much more of the world I want to see. it was definitely worth it. I just wish I had more spending money. - University of the Incarnate Word View Entire Review
self awareness, confidence, understanding of the world. It was all so worth it. I would do it 100 times over. - Columbus State University View Entire Review
July 29, 2019 Prepare Yourself!
I have learned that I can independently travel and be self-sufficient in myself. The experience was worthwhile and even with some complications I had a great time! - University of South Alabama View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with European Study Center: Heidelberg - Summer Program in the EU
March 06, 2019 Time Of My Life
I learned how to be independent and learned a lot about myself. Being thrown into stressful situations helps you grow mentally and you become more outgoing through meeting others and not being afraid to approach others. 100% worthwhile! - The College of New Jersey View Entire Review
I gained a lot of knowledge on other cultures. It made me see the world in a different way and I cant wait to come back. - Fort Lewis College View Entire Review
July 28, 2016 Great Experience
How to leave your comfort zone - The College of New Jersey View Entire Review
that everybody is different and different cultures can live together in an area. - University of the Incarnate Word View Entire Review
How Europe lives on a day to day basis. - University of the Incarnate Word View Entire Review
I have really grown as a person because of my experience at the ESC. I learned many basic French and German phrases. I learned how to use public transit. I learned how to travel on a budget. I met many students from other countries. - Bellarmine University View Entire Review
It was definitely worth while! I gained confidence in myself, and immersed myself into a new culture. - University of the Incarnate Word View Entire Review
I have become more self-aware regarding how I interact and analyze the cultures and people around me while also becoming increasingly more self-sufficient and confident with the German language and culture. - Averett University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with European Study Center: Heidelberg - Summer Program in the EU
I have learned, and continue to learn, how invaluable varied intercultural experiences are for our personal growth and for the dignity and good of the world. The ESC is centrally located in Germany and Europe, providing a wealth of opportunities and experiences to challenge and stimulate memorable experiences. - University of the Incarnate Word View Entire Review
July 29, 2019 Eye Opening
Better communication with others, especially those that live outside of the US. - University of the Incarnate Word View Entire Review
Yes I learn how to be a leader. - University of the Incarnate Word View Entire Review
July 29, 2019 Worth It
I learned that the world is too big to stay cornered in one area, exploring and discovery is a must - University of the Incarnate Word View Entire Review
I learned to be a better leader, to be adaptable, understanding, efficient and open-minded. This experience was worthwhile, because of all the things I learned about myself and my future. - Mercer University View Entire Review
October 17, 2018 Revisiting Germany
It was worthwhile. I gained confidence, leadership skills, and more. - The College of New Jersey View Entire Review
November 22, 2016 An Amazing Experience
I gained very good friends from all around the world, practiced the language and travel throughout germany and europe! - Universidad AnĂ¡huac View Entire Review
The language, the culture...so many things! It was completely worthwhile, it taught me so many things. I am happy that I was part of this program. I was able to learn about and fully be a part of the culture. - University of the Incarnate Word View Entire Review
It was worthwhile because my number one goal was learning German, and I think I did improve a lot in that respect - University of California - Los Angeles / UCLA View Entire Review
July 27, 2016 Pretty Cool!
I learned that I am capable to adapt to a new environment. It was definitely worthwhile! - Columbus State University View Entire Review
definitely worthwhile. i learned life skills, how to travel to other countries alone on the bus, how to speak simple words in many different languages - University of the Incarnate Word View Entire Review

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If your academic commitments do not allow for a semester abroad, a summer at the ESC might be the right solutions for you. Participating in the ESC summer I and/or II session is a great way to experience European culture at its best without missing a semester at your home institution. During your time abroad you will gain a new perspective, while enjoying academic, career, and personal growth and you will see some of the main sights in Germany and France.

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Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Summer
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Area, Ethnic and Group Studies
  • European Studies
  • Western European Studies
  • German Studies
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
  • Public Relations, Advertising, Applied Communication
  • Germanic Languages, Literature
  • German Language, Literature
  • Social Sciences
  • International Relations
  • Business
  • International Business
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