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Faculty-Led: Berlin and Former East Germany (KSU in Leipzig)
Berlin, Germany; Leipzig, Germany; Weimar, Germany; Wittenberg, Germany (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
Program Description:
KSU in Leipzig: Berlin and the Former East Germany
Leipzig, Berlin, Germany
Dr. Janice McGregor

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 16th

Berlin
QUICK FACTS

Total Estimated Cost:
                Undergraduate: $8,027.30
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: May 25 - July 3, 2015
                On Campus Dates: April 10 - May 15, 2015; Time TBD with students
 

 
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

MunichMonday, May 25
                Arrive in Berlin, evening walking tour
 
Tuesday, May 26 - Monday June 1
                Berlin: Reichstag, Museum Island, Holocaust Memorial, East Side Gallery, etc.
 
Tuesday June 2
                Travel to Leipzig, move into Herder Institut Leipzig
 
Tuesday, June 2 - Friday, June 26
                Herder Institut Leipzig: daily classroom instruction
 
Saturday, June 27
                Weimar, Schioss Belvedere, Goethe-Haus
 
Sunday, June 28
                Weimar/Buchenwald
 
Monday June 29
                Wittenberg, Martin Luther Museum
 
Tuesday, June 29 - Thursday, July 2
                Berlin, city tours
 
Friday July 3
                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: $4,145.00 (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: **892.80 for one 3 credit hour undergraduate K-State course. Includes $21.50 Division of Continuing Education Fee, $8.00/credit hour A&S fee and $25.00 MLANG Placeholder course (for credit transfer from foreign university).
**Tuition/fee estimate is based on 2014-2015 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

·         First payment of $1,500 due with application materials by February 20, 2015* 
·         Second payment of $1,500 (for a total of $3,000) due March 16, 2015*
·         Remaining balance due April 3, 2015*
 
              *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: February 20, 2015 (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 13, 2015

  • Scholarship application term: Summer

 
FACULTY LEADER INFORMATION
 
Dr. Janice McGregor

Dr. McGregor received her PhD from the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures at The Pennsylvania State University. Dr. McGregor has extensive experience with study abroad, having done three internships in Kunzelsau (2001) and Karlsruhe (2002, 2003), a semester at the Universitat Mannheim (2005) and a doctoral research year at Philipps Universitat Marburg (2009-2010). She has also conducted research while living in Berlin, Germany on one occasion in June, 2014. In the Department of Modern Languages at K-State, Dr. McGregor teaches German language and linguistics courses across all levels. She also leads the German basic language program and trains graduate teaching assistants. 
 

**All dates, costs, and advertised events listed above are tentative and subject to change.
 
CONTACT INFORMATION
 
Dr. Janice McGregor
Assistant Professor
Department of Modern Languages
108 Eisenhower Hall
785-532-1919
jmcgregor@ksu.edu
 
Study Abroad Office
304 Fairchild Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
abroad@ksu.edu

*Information subject to change