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  • Locations: Berlin, Germany; Göttingen, Germany; Hamburg, Germany; Munich, Germany; Schwäbisch Hall, Germany
  • Program Terms: Interim
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Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: German Eligibility: Freshman, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Minimum GPA Required: 2.75 Housing Option(s): Residence Halls
Areas of Study: German Program Type: Study Abroad
Language GPA: 3.0 Language Eligibility: German 101
Program Description:
Language and Culture Through Study Abroad - Germany

Program Overview
This project offers an opportunity for students who would like to explore study abroad on a smaller scale or for those who cannot spend a semester abroad because of academic or time constraints. Program locations vary according to the Interim calendar. Classes meet Monday through Friday and the class size is small. The classroom learning experience can be enhanced by individual study in the media center. Additional culture and leisure programs are included in the formal program of study. All students must go through a rigorous application process and must meet eligibility requirements as stated by the program. This project abroad is graded A-F. Acceptance by the program and permission of the coordinator is required for enrollment. Successful completion of German 102 and valid travel documents are required.

Students will enroll in JAN 424 F during Interim. While abroad in Germany, all students will take an intensive German language course. 

Students studying abroad in Germany will be housed in single room accommodations. 

Program Costs
Billed fee: $110 (billed through Wofford College)
Program fee paid to Goethe Institute: €1465 - €
1665 (approximately $1,630 - $1,860)
This cost includes instruction, housing, course materials and transcripts, and international insurance. Students participating in this program will pay program fees directly to the Goethe Institute with the exception of the $110 Risk Management fee to Wofford College.

Additional expenses:
International airfare: $1,400
Meals: $450 
Passport: $150 (all students must have a valid passport to participate)
Personal expenses: $250

Wofford Travel Grants
The Wofford College Travel Grants provide assistance to students who are participating in an Interim Travel/Study program. Financial need and academic merit are the principle considerations in awarding these grants. Please note that an application for a Wofford Travel Grant does not substitute for the Travel/Study project application for Interim. 

To be eligible to apply for a Travel Grant, students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (except first-year students applying in the fall) and be in good social and academic standing with the College. Awards range from $500 - $1,500. The number of awards granted will depend upon the number of applicants as well as available funds. The award is directly applied to the applicant's program fees. To apply, complete the online Wofford College Travel Grant application.

For More Information
Visit the Goethe Institute website