February 22, 2024

Study Abroad Programs: German Studies

German Studies is a fascinating subject that encompasses the language, culture, history, and politics of Germany. Studying German in Germany allows students to immerse themselves in the language and culture, and gain a deeper understanding of the country's history and society. Programs that offer German Studies typically provide courses in language, literature, history, culture, and politics, and may include opportunities for internships, cultural excursions, and independent research.

Students in German Studies programs can expect to gain proficiency in the German language, develop a deeper appreciation for German literature and culture, and learn about the history and politics of Germany. These programs are typically offered at the university level and are designed for American university students who are interested in studying abroad.

Students who choose to study German in Germany have a unique opportunity to experience German culture firsthand and gain a deeper understanding of the language and society. German Studies programs offer a wide range of courses that cover topics such as literature, history, culture, and politics, and may include opportunities for internships, cultural excursions, and independent research. By participating in these programs, students can enhance their language skills, broaden their knowledge of German culture, and develop a deeper understanding of the country's history and society.

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Study Abroad Reviews for Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Mainz
Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Mainz

The Middlebury C.V. Starr School in Germany provides students with the opportunity to experience one of tw...

3.9

9 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Berlin
Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Berlin

Founded in 1959, the Middlebury C.V. Starr School in Germany provides students with the opportunity to experience one of two diverse sites. By studying and living alongsid...

3.3

9 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Potsdam
Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Potsdam

Throughout the centuries, Potsdam has played an important role in German history for about 1000 years. Residence of Prussian kings, it’s the place where Hitler’s governmen...

4.0

3 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for EF - LEARN A LANGUAGE ABROAD
EF - LEARN A LANGUAGE ABROAD
Barcelona, Spain: Beijing, China: Berlin, Germany plus 9 other locations

See the world, experience a new culture, make friends from 100 countries – and prepare for your global fut...

5.0

2 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for CEPA Foundation: Strasbourg - Summer Intercultural Leadership Program
CEPA Foundation: Strasbourg - Summer Intercultural Leadership Program

This engaging and interactive summer study abroad program combines classroom instruction with high profile guest lectures, visits and excursions, as well as practical trai...

5.0

2 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Hampden-Sydney College: The Münster Summer Program
Hampden-Sydney College: The Münster Summer Program

The Münster Summer Program has sent more than a thousand students to Germany since 1971. In Münster, students can either finish their language requirement abroad or fulfil...

4.8

2 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for CIEE: Berlin - Global Architecture + Design
CIEE: Berlin - Global Architecture + Design

The Global Architecture + Design program invites design, architecture, or sustainability majors or minors to create model cities that address climate change by reducing th...

4.5

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for KIIS: Berlin - Experience Berlin (Summer)
KIIS: Berlin - Experience Berlin (Summer)

Based in Berlin's vibrant and centrally located Prenzlauer Berg district, the KIIS German Culture summer program affords participants a unique chance to explore Germany's ...

4.5

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for CIEE: Berlin - Open Campus Program
CIEE: Berlin - Open Campus Program

Do Berlin on your own terms by customizing your experience through the Open Campus program. Take one, two, or three six-week blocks, select your academic track from six op...

4.3

4 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for USAC Germany: Lüneburg - German Language, European and Sustainability/Environmental Studies
USAC Germany: Lüneburg - German Language, European and Sustainability/Environmental Studies

The Lüneburg program is ideal for students interested in learning the German language and focusing on European Studies—specifically Germany’s role within the European Unio...

4.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for AIFS: Berlin – Freie University
AIFS: Berlin – Freie University

Spend a semester, academic year or summer in Berlin, Germany with AIFS. You’ll earn up to 15 credits per semester depending on program selection through a variety of cours...

4.7

5 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Youth For Understanding (YFU): YFU Programs in Switzerland
Youth For Understanding (YFU): YFU Programs in Switzerland
Basel, Switzerland: Bern, Switzerland: Fribourg, Switzerland plus 8 other locations

Study and attend high school in French or German speaking Switzerland. YFU students are enrolled in a Gymnasium/collège, which is a high school for university bound studen...

0.5

1 review