Freie Universität Berlin
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
Course of Study
Participants will register for 6 credits (two courses) fulfilling several Diversified Education Curriculum (DEC) categories.
|Language of Instruction||English|
|Language Proficiency||Language proficiency is NOT required|
|Program Type||International Summer School: Students select courses offered by partner institution|
|Program Dates||July 17 - August 15, 2015|
|Living Arrangements||Participants will be housed in single rooms in shared apartments near campus.|
|GPA||2.0 or higher|
|Application Deadline||March 1, 2015|
$265 per credit for NY residents;
$816 per credit for non-residents
$3,000 (includes housing, monthly metro pass, group excursions, and international health insurance)
|International Health Insurance||
Included in the Program Fee
$1,000 (approximately; estimated personal expenses, books, passport, meals)
Estimated Airfare: $1,500. All student participants will travel together to the study abroad site. Students who do not abide by this policy may be dismissed from the program.
Costs are estimates for planning purposes of the student and are subject to change at any point.
- 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
Grades earned in an exchange 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.
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