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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 2020 02/14/2020 ** Rolling Admission 05/29/2020 06/27/2020

** 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:
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: Frances Crawford,, Sally Hatch Gray,
Language of Instruction: English, German
Program Description:
(MSU Faculty-Led)

 Program Description:
Learn German in Berlin! Spend four weeks studying German while experiencing the sights and sounds of one of the most dynamic, historically rich, and welcoming cities of Europe! In this four-week adventure, students will learn a great deal of German language and culture 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.
Program Dates:
May 29-June 27, 2020
Application Deadline:
February 14, 2020
6 Credit Hours Equivalent German Language and Cultural Activity Courses
German I is a required prerequisite. Students need to have at least a 2.5 GPA and be of sophomore standing in order to participate in this program.
Program Price:  $4,580*
Application Fee: $150 (non-refundable)
Charged:  February 17, 2020
Program Fee:  $4,430
Charged:  February 24, 2020
*All fees are charged to MSU student accounts.
Program fee includes:
  • OSA Application Fee
  • International Health and Emergency Assistance insurance
  • 6 credits tuition and books at Die Neue Schule
  • Host family accommodations
  • Two meals a day
  • Public transportation pass
  • In-country airport pick-up and drop-off
  • Guided tours
  • All excursion and entrance fees
  • Local cellphone
  • 2 group meals
Program fee does not include:
  • OSA $30 Software Fee (charged to Student Account upon course registration)
  • Airfare
  • One meal a day
Faculty Director:  
Sally Gray,
Frances Crawford,
**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.