PROGRAM | COURSES AVAILABLE | COSTS | APPLICATION PROCESS | FACULTY CONTACTS
While studying in Berlin, you can earn 6-9 hours of academic credit, 6 hours of Foreign Language credit in German plus 3 hours of credit in German Culture and Civilization, which can count either for German, Humanities, or European Studies.The course is taught in English. In order to receive German credit for the culture course, an additional requirement in German has to be fulfilled. The language course is taken at the Goethe-Institut, and the German Culture and Civilization course is taught by Dr. Regine Schwarzmeier.
Participants will live with German hosts who are requested to only speak German with the students.
All students who are accepted for the 2019 Berlin Summer Program must attend group orientation sessions which will be scheduled during the Spring semester.
All courses will satisfy either Belmont requirements in the Gen Ed core or the specified major. You must participate in at least one course offered in Berlin. You should consult individual program faculty to see how online options can fit into your study abroad program.
- Getting to Know Berlin
- Historic Potsdam
- Weekend in Dresden
- Sachsenhausen Memorial and Museum
- Visits to Museums’ Island (e.g. Pergamon Museum, Neues Museum), Berlin Wall Museum at Bernauer Straße, East Side Gallery, Jewish Museum, Memorial Site Hohenschönhausen (former Stasi Interrogation Prison), and the Reichstag Building and Parliament
- Studio Babelsberg
- Opera and/or Musical and/or Concert
- For no additional cost, students can participate in cultural activities offered by the Goethe-Institut
Elementary German (6 credit hours)
Intermediate German (6 credit hours)
Advanced German (6 credit hours)
GER 2950/HUM 2950/ EUR 2950:German Culture and Civilization (3 credit hours)
ENG 3950: Third Year Writing (English 3010) (satisfies BELL CORE requirement, must have completed 60 credit hours to count as Third Year Writing)
REL 3950: Religion Jr. Cornerstone (Path A or B; satisfies BELL CORE requirement)
INB 3950: (satisfies BBA Core Business requirement for International Business 3300)
1. Program Fee: $4,500:
This fee will include the Goethe-Institut fee, lodging with a German host, 3 nights in a hotel in
Berlin, at least 6 group meals, Berlin transit pass for unlimited use of subway, bus and tram for the time of the program, health insurance, cell phone without credit, all group excursions as well as museum and event tickets (for group visits).
Costs not covered by the program fee include: round-trip airfare, course supplies, and personal expenses such as meals, personal travel and museum/site visits, gifts and souvenirs.Unpredictable currency fluctuations or low enrollment may affect the actual cost of the program.
2. Belmont Tuition
Tuition is charged at the special study abroad tuition rate of 2/3 off the cost of normal Summer tuition. For every 3 hours of study abroad credit you register for, you pay for only one hour.
Students are responsible for booking their own international travel. Flight recommendations will be made at a later date.
Program Deposit: $500 due at time of acceptance
Faculty-Led Application Process
Dates and Deadlines
All requirements must be completed by the Study Abroad Office deadlines: online materials are due by 11:59 PM on the deadline date
How to Apply
- Spring Break Programs: November 15
- Maymester Programs: February 1
- Summer Programs: February 15
1. Please click the Apply Now button (found at the top-right of this page and/or at the bottom of this page) to apply.
2. You will automatically be directed to your myBelmont account to log-in.
3. After logging in to your myBelmont account, if you are not re-directed back to Belmont Global, open a new window for Belmont Global to complete your application.
Dr. Regine Schwarzmeier
Professor of German
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