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  • Locations: Berlin, Germany
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Year
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: Emory applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Fall, Spring
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 10/02/2017
03/06/2018 05/30/2018
Fall 2018 03/01/2018
09/04/2018 12/22/2018

** Some programs accept students on a rolling admission basis. Students may be notified prior to this date of acceptance into the program.

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Program Description:
IES Berlin

Academic Focus: German language, social sciences, humanities, business economics, East European Affairs. This program is open to all majors, but may be particularly suited to students with academic interests in the majors listed above.

Approximate Dates: Fall: early September to late December; Spring: late February to late June

Eligibility Requirements: A minimum 3.0 GPA, good academic standing, minimum 4 semesters of college-level German or the equivalent (fall and spring).

Courses: IES Course listings are available on the IES website. Course listings for local universities are generally not available until shortly before the start of the semester. Check the IES website for examples of courses taken by previous students. Credit and Grade Translation - IES Berlin

Check the OISP Blanket-Approved Database for pre-approved courses. OISP Master Blanket Approval List

Living Arrangements: IES Berlin locates comfortable housing which reflects typical student accommodations. You will be lodging with Berlin residents in homes and apartments throughout the city (located by IES). Typically, it is one student per placement. Expect to prepare your own breakfast and dinner at your apartment. Weekdays you will find an inexpensive lunch at university cafeterias.

IES Berlin provides computer facilities complete with email and Internet access. Bring your laptop (and have it insured). You'll find it useful for writing papers when the demands on the IES facilities are at their greatest. IES Berlin also maintains its own library with essential reference works and limited volumes of primary source materials. In addition, you will have access to the libraries and computer facilities of Humboldt-Universit ä t zu Berlin.

IES Berlin requires all students to lease a cell phone - or handy as they call it in German- for the duration of their studies for convenience and safety.

Costs: A full description of the program costs and billing procedures is available in the budget sheets. Please click here for Budget Sheets Fall Spring

Financial Aid/Scholarships: Students are eligible to carry existing financial aid and scholarships on Emory-approved study abroad programs. Students may also be eligible to apply for the following scholarships: IES Scholarships and the Gilman Scholarship. For more information please click here.

IES Abroad Scholarships & Financial Aid:

Please contact the Department of German Studies for information on possible scholarship opportunities.
Students may be eligible for a DAAD scholarship.
 Please contact Peter Höyng, German Studies Department Chair for more information!
Email: Office Hours: By appointment only 404.727.3598  

Mary Lynn Dalton, Emory Study Abroad Advisor,
Peter Hoeyng, Program Director, German Studies, 404 712-4614,

This program is currently not accepting applications.