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Faculty-Led: Berlin and Former East Germany (KSU in Leipzig)
Berlin, Germany; Leipzig, Germany; Weimar, Germany; Wittenberg, Germany
Program Terms: Summer
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Program Description:
KSU in Leipzig: Berlin and the Former East Germany
Leipzig, Berlin, Germany
Sara Luly

Berlin
QUICK FACTS

Total Estimated Cost:
                Undergraduate: $7,676.26
Language Pre-requisite:
                No
Course and Credits:
                GRMN 529-3 hours
                Students will take courses at Herder Institute while in Germany, and they will transfer 3-5 credits to K-State upon
                successful completion of the program. 
Important Dates:
                Travel Dates: June 1 – July 10, 2014
                On Campus Dates: February 21, March 7 & 21, April 4 & 18, May 2; 3:30pm
 

 
OVERVIEW

This intensive faculty-led program allows students to be immersed in German language, history, and culture alongside other K-State students and an experienced faculty leader. Students will get to fully experience Berlin, the center of the new “German identity,” all the while seeing the historical impacts of World War II and the Cold War. In Leipzig, students will get to intensively study German at the renowned Herder Institut Leipzig while seeing the sights of Former East Germany.
 

Germany
HIGHLIGHTS
·         See the remains of the Berlin Wall!
·         Explore Leipzig while being immersed in German language instruction
·         Experience the emotions of the Holocaust and Jewish Museums in Berlin
·         See Germany’s famous castles and even Wittenberg Cathedral, where Luther posted his 95 Theses
·         Plus much more!!



ITINERARY

MunichJune 1, 2014 Sunday
                Arrive in Berlin, evening walking tour
 
June 2, 2014 Monday – June 8, 2014 Sunday
                Berlin: Reichstag, Schloss Charlottenburg, Holocaust Memorial, Stasi Museum, etc.
 
June 9, 2014 Monday
                Travel to Leipzig, move into Herder Institut Leipzig
 June 10, 2014 Tuesday – July 4, 2014 Friday
                Herder Institut Leipzig: daily classroom instruction
 
July 5, 2014 Saturday
                Weimar, Schioss Belvedere, Goethe-Haus
 
July 6, 2014 Sunday
                Weimar/Buchenwald
 
July 7, 2014 Monday
                Wittenberg, Martin Luther Museum
 
July 8, 2014 Tuesday – July 10, 2014 Thursday
                Berlin, city tours
 
July 10, 2014 Thursday
                Depart for the United States

*Itinerary subject to change



PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Instructor permission. Minimum GPA 2.5.



HOUSING AND TRANSPORTATION

Lodging: Hotels while in Berlin; university housing while in Leipzig
 
Transportation: International flight to Germany; in-country transportation by train from Berlin to Leipzig
 

 
PROGRAM COSTS
  • Program Fees Collected by the Study Abroad Office: $3,912.00 (includes program fees, group meals, gratuities/tips, OIP administration fee, class materials/bank wire/FedEx, emergency fee, and international medical insurance).
  • Additional Anticipated Expenses: $2,935.00 (for expenses such as airfare, passport fee, immunizations, and textbooks).
  • Estimated K-State Tuition and Fees for Undergraduate Course: *$829.50 for one 3 credit hour undergraduate K-State course. Includes $21.50 Division of Continuing Education Fee and $25.00 MLANG Placeholder course (for credit transfer from foreign university).
*Tuition/fee estimate is based on 2013-2014 K-State Tuition/Fee Schedule
 

PAYMENT OPTIONS FOR PROGRAM FEES 
 
· Check (Checks should be made out to Kansas State University. If you submit a check, be sure the following information is listed on the check: student name, program name, location, name of instructor who is teaching the course and K-State student ID)
 
· Credit Card
 
· Cash
 

 
PAYMENT SCHEDULE TO STUDY ABROAD OFFICE

·         $1,500 due with application materials by January 31, 2014* (extended to February 7, 2014)
·         $1,300 due March 15, 2014*
·         $1,112 or remaining balance due April 2, 2014
 
              *Program fees are collected by the Study Abroad Office, 304 Fairchild Hall.
              **K-State tuition/fees and DCE fee are billed to K-State student ISIS accounts.

 
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Faculty-led study abroad application instructions are available at: http://www.k-state.edu/studyabroad/apply/
 
APPLICATION DEADLINE
 
· Application Deadline: January 31, 2014 (extended to February 7, 2014) (due to Study Abroad Office via online application)


FINANCIAL AID AND SCHOLARSHIPS

Consider reviewing information about scholarships and financial aid at: http://www.k-state.edu/studyabroad/funding/

STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: March 14, 2014

  • Scholarship application term: Summer

 
FACULTY LEADER INFORMATION
 
Sara Luly

Dr. Sara Luly is a Visiting Assistant Professor of German at Kansas State University. She joined K-State in 2011 and previously received her PhD at The Ohio State University. She specializes in late 18th and early 19th century German literature and culture. Her research involves German Gothic literature and German Romanticism, and she also teaches German language courses. She is also affiliated with the K-State Department of Women’s Studies.
 

**All dates, costs, and advertised events listed above are tentative and subject to change.
 
CONTACT INFORMATION
 
Dr. Sara Luly
Visiting Assistant Professor
Department of Modern Languages
107 Eisenhower Hall
785-532-1922
srluly@ksu.edu
 
Rebecca Murrow
Coordinator of Faculty Services
Study Abroad Office
304 Fairchild Hall
785-532-5990
rebm@ksu.edu

*Information subject to change

 
This program is currently not accepting applications.