Eligibility. Students who have had at least two years of German and have the recommendation of their German teacher are eligible (including graduating seniors). Participants must be between the ages of 15 and 17 at time of departure.
Program Costs. $3,875 including international airfare from group departure city. Apply and pay in full by March 1, 2017 to qualify for the Special Earlybird Price of $3,600!
Need-Based Scholarships are available to students whose financial need merits such support. More details on this year's scholarships are available on the Scholarships page. Scholarship application deadline is April 1, 2017.
The deadline for application to the Summer Study Program is April 12, 2017.
Application Materials and Instructions. Application materials will be available later this fall after course sites and dates are announced. To apply, submit the following materials.
Online Application Form. Fill in the fields and upload your letter to the Host Family and the signed Agreement Form. Note: Partial progress on the Online Application Form cannot be saved.
Letter to Host Family. Write a letter of introduction to your Host Family
in Germany. Briefly describe your family, school, and interests, along with
why you would like to participate in the Summer Study Program. Use as much German as you can.
Agreement Form. Signed by you and your parent or guardian.
Health Form. Completed by a health care professional.
Recommendation Form. Completed by applicant's German instructor.