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Freie Universität Berlin - Summer

 
  • About the Program

    About the Program

    SBU offers students the opportunity to experience International Summer School at Freie Universität Berlin, one of Germany’s top ranked and most prestigious universities.  Participants will earn six academic credits while immersed in one of the world’s most exciting and cosmopolitan cities known for its history, diverse architecture, museums, contemporary art scene, and universities.

    Program Highlights: 

    • Guided Tour through the Reichstag Building and the Federal Parliament
    • River Boat Tour through Downtown Berlin
    • Weekly movie screening presenting popular and well-known German films
    • Student ID that gives students access to reduced priced meals at the Freie Universität dining hall, as well as student tickets for sights, museums etc.
    • Access to libraries and computing, and printing facilities on the campus
    • Welcome and farewell buffet

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    Location Berlin, Germany
    Program Type Partner University Program
    Program Term Summer
    Program Dates July 21 to August 18, 2018 (Students participate in Term III FUBis Summer Program)

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  • Program Details

    Course of Study

    *6 undergraduate credits required

    Participants will register for 6 total credits (two courses) fulfilling several Diversified Education Curriculum (DEC) categories or Stony Brook Curriculum (SBC) requirements.

    All participants following the Stony Brook Curriculum (SBC) will fulfill GLO and EXP+ in addition to requirement(s) fulfilled by their coursework.

    Program Details

    Language of Instruction English
    Language Proficiency Language proficiency is NOT required
    Program Term Summer
    Living Arrangements Participants will be housed in single rooms in shared apartments near campus.

    Additional Information

    Grades earned in a partner university program   WILL NOT  calculate towards the cumulative GPA for SBU students.

    Non-SBU students must contact their home university regarding their grade and credit transfer policy.

    Student Feedback

    • “Don't be afraid to "get lost." You don't always have to follow the map. Try to go out and put yourself in situations that make you uncomfortable. These experiences will force you to adapt in the best way…” -  Brittany, Summer 2015

  • Requirements

     Requirements

    GPA 2.0
    Other Requirements N/A
    Application Deadline March 1
    Candidates may be interviewed to determine their qualifications for participating and representing Stony Brook University abroad.
  • Program Cost

    Program Cost

    Application Fee

    $60

    Tuition Rate

    $278 per credit for NY residents



    $1,008 per credit for non-residents

    Program Fee $3,250 (includes housing, group excursions, and international health insurance)
    Administrative Fee $200 (non-refundable)
    International Health Insurance Included in the Program Fee
    Other Fees $1,100 (approximately; estimated personal expenses, monthly metro pass, books, passport, meals)
    Travel Costs Estimated Airfare: $1,500.  All student participants will travel together to the study abroad site.
    Costs are estimates for planning purposes of the student and are subject to change at any point
  • Contact Information

    Contact Information

    Pascale Jones
    International Programs Coordinator
    International Academic Programs
    Stony Brook University
    E1340 Melville Library
    Stony Brook, NY 11794-3397
    Tel: (631) 632-7030
    Fax: (631) 632-1396
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