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  • Locations: Heidelberg, Germany
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: GSU applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 2.0 Housing: Dorm, Home Stay
Language of Instruction: English, German Program Type: GSU
Program Director: Dr. Robin Huff Sponsoring College: College of Arts & Sciences
Sponsoring Department: World Languages & Cultures Credit Type: GSU Credit
Credit Level: Undergraduate Credit
Program Description:
European & German Studies in Heidelberg
May 26 - June 26, 2020 | Up to 6 Credit Hours
Program Director Contact Info: Dr. Robin Huff | 25 Park Place, Room 1918 | (404) 413-6393 |
Students interested in applying should click the Apply Now button to login with their Campus ID and password and complete all application components. Because the program size is limited, early application is strongly advised. Individual interviews may be scheduled with students upon receipt of the application. 
View of Heidelberg and the Neckar River from above Spend the summer studying German in Germany's oldest university town, Heidelberg! On the banks of the Neckar River, Heidelberg is located in the southwestern portion of Germany and has a population of approximately 160,000. Students participating in language courses will reinforce their language skills and get to know the local culture as they participate in relevant extracurricular activities.

The excursions included in the program -- Frankfurt, Strasbourg, and Berlin -- offer networking opportunities, exposure to government agencies, European Union organs, and financial markets, as well as traditional historical & cultural sites.

Students have the option to choose from a student dormitory or live in a fully furnished and equipped shared apartment.
This progmram is eligible for the Gilman Scholarship
Cafe-lined street in HeidelbergThe program is open to undergraduate students who meet all academic requirements of Georgia State University. Program size is limited and participation is contingent upon acceptance by the Program Director. Individual interviews may be scheduled upon receipt of your application.
  • Transient students should visit the Transient Student tab on the How to Apply page of our website
  • International students at Georgia State who hold F-1 visas must contact the Office of International Students and Scholar Services at (404) 413-2070 to discuss possible implications of study abroad for their immigration status.

Participants who successfully complete the program’s courses will receive up to 6 semester hours of course credit at Georgia State University. Students may take German language courses, courses in English (see below) or both. Undergraduate students should register for GRMN 3395, GRMN 3396 or GRMN 3397 for German language courses.

Courses taught in English are offered in a variety of subject areas, such as: history, political science, business & philosophy, etc. Previous courses offered include:

  • International Marketing
  • European Politics
  • Global Justice & Christianity
  • Culturolgy & Cross-Cultural Communication: Leadership Across Cultures
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Accounting

Students from other disciplines can arrange for credit in their departments with the program director. Students from other institutions should follow their institution’s regulations concerning transfer credits.
Program cost may vary at any time according to currency fluctuations and changing travel arrangements. The program cost is tentatively set at $4,750, PLUS regular Georgia State University tuition and fees. Nonresident/out-of-state students will pay in-state tuition plus a $250 fee in addition to the program cost.
Program Cost Includes:
  • Choice of accommodations
  • Some meals
  • Group excursions, entrance fees & ground transportation
  • International insurance
Program Cost Does Not Include:
  • Round-trip airfare
  • Georgia State tuition and fees
  • Passport or visa fees
  • Additional meals
  • Excess baggage charges and tips
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel not associated with the program
Payment Schedule
February 1, 2020: $800 deposit due
March 1, 2020: $1,975 payment due
Early April 2020: Program fee posted to PAWs
Early May 2020: $1,975 remaining balance due along with tuition & fees for Maymester 2020
All payments are non-refundable upon receipt
Financial Aid & Scholarships
Georgia State University students may use any financial aid they currently receive for the term they study abroad, including: Pell Grant, Federal Direct Loans (Subsidized and Unsubsidized Stafford Loans and PLUS loans), Perkins Loan, HOPE Scholarship, and other scholarships. Please note: due to federal regulations, these funds are not available in time to use for your initial payments! Georgia State University students may be eligible for the IEF Scholarship and the International Access Scholarship.

Students who:
  • Meet the eligibility requirements
  • Are accepted into a program
  • Pay a deposit by the deposit deadline

will be considered for these scholarships based upon the program application they submit. Visit the scholarship page on our website or stop by the Study Abroad Programs Office for advisement to learn more about other scholarship opportunities & financial aid for study abroad.
View of Heidelberg Castle and the city Students participating in GSU-sponsored programs must complete a Health Clearance upon acceptance to their program. Please print this page to take with you to your appointment. Prior to departure, Study Abroad Programs will enroll students in international insurance for the duration of their study abroad, the cost of which is included in the program fee. The U.S. State Department's website provides important international travel information about health, safety & security.

Students traveling on this program should expect:
  • Long-distance walking
  • Sun exposure

Required Vaccinations: There are no required vaccinations for this program. Please consult the CDC's travel page and discuss any recommended vaccinations with your physician.
Student standing on a cobblestone street Study Abroad Advising

Interested in studying abroad, but not quite sure where to get started? Meeting with a Peer Advisor is your first step in studying abroad! All of our Peer Advisors have study abroad experience and can help you define your goals for studying abroad and point you to resources to make your study abroad experience a success. After you meet with a Peer Advisor to learn the basics about studying abroad, you are eligible to come in to meet with a Study Abroad Advisor during walk-in advising hours. Study Abroad Advisors are here to guide you through the entire study abroad process, from choosing a program and applying to scholarships to making sure you're readjusting to life back on campus when you return. To view our current advising schedule, please visit our website.


Study Abroad Programs Office
Georgia State University
International Center
Dahlberg Hall, 3rd Floor
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
(404) 413-2529

This program is currently not accepting applications.