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  • Locations: Berlin, Germany; Buchenwald, Germany; Dresden, Germany; Erfurt, Germany; Potsdam, Germany; Weimar, Germany
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: MSU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 02/08/2019 ** Rolling Admission 05/31/2019 08/10/2019

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: MSU Faculty-Led (Credit) Areas of Study: German
Minimum Class Standing: Sophomore Credit Hours: 6
GPA Requirement: 2.5 MSU Faculty Director: Arianne Hansey,, Brian Harris,
Language of Instruction: English, German
Program Description:
(MSU Faculty-Led)
Program Description:
Intern in Berlin! First spend four weeks studying German and then spend six weeks interning at a German firm or institute. Gain invaluable, international on-the-job experience while enjoying the sights and sounds of one of the most dynamic, historically rich, and happening cities of Europe! In this ten-week adventure, students will learn a great deal of German both in the classroom and out. They will be hosted by a German family, escorted to cultural events and museums by German hosts and taken out on the town by natives their age. In addition to enjoying all that Berlin has to offer, students will make a day trip to Potsdam, an over-night trip to Dresden, as well as a weekend trip to Weimar, Buchenwald, and Erfurt.
Course(s): 6 Credit Hours Equivalent
German Language and Cultural Activity Courses
German I-IV, or German I-II for software Engineers, are required pre-requisites.  Students need to have at least a 2.5 GPA in order to participate in this program.
Program Dates:
May 31 – August 10, 2019
Application Deadline:
February 8, 2019
Total Program Price:  $7,180*
Application Fee: $150 (non-refundable)
Charged:  February 8, 2019
Program Fee:  $7,030
Charged:  February 22, 2019
*All fees are charged to MSU student accounts.
Program fee includes:
  • International Health and Emergency Assistance insurance
  • 6 credits tuition and books at Die Neue Schule
  • Internship placement assistance
  • Host family accommodations
  • Two meals a day
  • Public transportation pass
  • In-country airport pick-up and drop-off
  • Guided tours
  • Local cellphone
  • Transportation to and from excursions
  • Overnight excursion accommodations
  • Entrance fees
Program fee does not include:
  • OSA $30 Software Fee (charged to Student Account upon course registration)
  • Airfare
  • One meal a day
Faculty Director:  
Arianne Hainsey,
Brian Harris,
**Mississippi State University reserves the right to modify the program or its costs as necessitated by changes in the international economic situation or to cancel the program if necessary.