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|Type of Activity:||Study Abroad||Class Standing at Time of Enrollment:||1 first semester freshman, 1.5 second semester freshman, 2 first semester sophomore, 2.5 second semester sophomore, 3 first semester junior, 3.5 second semester junior, 4 first semester senior, 4.5 second semester senior, graduate or professional student, other|
|Fields of Study:||Language study (program is exclusively language study)||Program Language(s):||German|
Minimum Semesters of
Language Study Required
(Yale or equivalent):
No longer accepting applications for the 2014 summer.
YSS in Berlin, Germany
GMAN S130-S140: Intermediate German I & II (Group I, L3-L4)
Program Dates: Monday, June 2 – Saturday, July 26, 2014
Students should arrive in Berlin on Saturday, June 28.
Prerequisite: GMAN 120 or equivalent
Expenses: Participants are responsible for all costs of the program. A breakdown of the program budget can be found by clicking on the "Program Budget" link here or at the top of the page.
Funding: Yale students on financial aid are eligible for the International Summer Award (ISA).
(Please be aware the ISA has a cap of $10,000.) Students from other universities should consult their financial aid offices.
Course Description: 4 weeks in New Haven (Monday, June 2 to Thursday, June 26) 4 weeks in Berlin (Saturday, June 28 to Saturday, July 26). An intensive, content-based language course that teaches linguistic skills through a variety of literary and nonfiction texts and film, with special emphasis on the culture and history of Berlin. 3 Credits
Housing Abroad: Students will be placed with local families around Berlin. Included in the housing cost is breakfast 7 days per week and dinner 5 days per week with the host family. Please keep in mind that the living conditions will vary considerably from host family to host family. Commuting time to the classroom site may take anywhere from 10 to 45 minutes. Students must leave housing on the last day of the program.
Trips & Activities*: Museum Island, German Parliament, Palace of Sanssouci in Potsdam, Kreuzberg tour, Berlin Wall, Dresden. *Subject to change
Application Process: Apply through the Center for International Experience website.
Application fee: $55 Application opens: December 15, 2013 Application deadline: February 15, 2014
Airfare: Students are responsible for booking their own airfare to and from the program location. Students should arrive in Berlin on Saturday, June 28; class will not meet on Friday, June 27 to allow for travel. Travel arrangements home should be made for Saturday, July 26.
Passport/Visa: Students are responsible for obtaining a passport and researching if a visa is needed. (U.S. Citizens do not need a visa for this program.) If a student requires a visa and needs supporting documents from the Study Abroad office, they must give the office at least a week's notice in preparing those documents for them. If needed, a visa must be obtained before classes begin in New Haven.
Pre-departure Orientation: A mandatory pre-departure orientation will be held for this program.
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