Germany

Germany

The Scripps College list of approved SAGE – Study Abroad and Global Education programs may change in response to students' interests and feedback, faculty, and administrative evaluations as well as changing world events. Study abroad is not without risks and students are advised to carefully choose their study site.

The Scripps Committee on Study Abroad (COSA) has approved the following programs in Germany for our students.

Berlin

Academic Program

Instruction consists of lectures, seminars and tutorials; courses taught in German. Internships arranged. On-site orientation and fieldtrips included.

  • Fields of study: Fine arts, humanities, social sciences
  • Eligibility: 9.0 cumulative GPA; Completion of German 44 prior to participation.
  • Number of program participants: 50

Living Arrangements

Students live in apartments and private homes. Students prepare their own meals.

Term Dates

  • Fall: Late August to mid-December
  • Spring: Early March to late June

Notes

  • Advising Tips: Note: Petitions are required for programs in Berlin with coursework in English.
  • Visa Information: After acceptance, your program will provide you with specifics about the visa required. The embassy site will have information on visa requirements for planning purposes.
  • Budget Planning: For budget planning purposes, click here to view the current cost of living comparison between Berlin and Los Angeles.

Freiburg

Academic Program

Instruction consists of lectures, seminars and tutorials; courses taught in German. Internships arranged. On-site orientation and fieldtrips included.

  • Fields of study: Humanities and social sciences courses taught in German at the IES center. Spring Only: Internships and university courses in science and social sciences at Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg or studio arts at Hochschule für Kunst, Design und Populäre Musik.
  • Eligibility: 9.0 cumulative GPA; 4 semesters of college-level German. A German language course is required as one of your courses in Freiburg.
  • Number of program participants: Students participate from other US liberal arts colleges and universities. Group size is approximately 50-80..

Living Arrangements

Students live in apartments and private homes. Students prepare their own meals.

Term Dates

  • Fall: Late August to mid-December
  • Spring: Late February to late June for IES courses. Internships and university courses end in late July/early August.

Notes

  • Advising Tips: Note: Programs in Freiburg with instruction in English require a petition.
  • Visa Information: After acceptance, your program will provide you with specifics about the visa required. The embassy site will have information on visa requirements for planning purposes.
  • Budget Planning: For budget planning purposes, click here to view the current cost of living comparison between Freiburg and Los Angeles.

Heidelberg

Academic Program

Instruction consists of 4-week intensive language program, lectures, seminars, and tutorials; courses taught in German. On-site orientation and fieldtrips included.

  • Fields of study: Humanities, social sciences
  • Eligibility: 9.0 cumulative GPA; two years of college-level German (through German 44)
  • Number of program participants: 3

Living Arrangements

Students live in host institution dormitories and off-campus student housing. Students prepare their own meals.

Term Dates

  • Spring: late February to late July
  • Full Term: early September to late July

Notes

  • Visa Information: After acceptance, your program will provide you with specifics about the visa required. The embassy site will have information on visa requirements for planning purposes.
  • Budget Planning: For budget planning purposes, click here to view the current cost of living comparison between Heidelberg and Los Angeles.