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Tübingen University - Summer

  • About the Program

    About the Program

    The Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen is one of Europe’s oldest universities. Tuebingen is located at the heart of Europe in a southern German region with strong European traditions. Tuebingen is close to Strasbourg, France which is the seat of the European Parliament and equally close to Frankfurt, seat of the European Central bank. The University's excellence in research creates an optimal study environment for  students. The Summer School program in International & European Studies offers seminars on relevant European matters as well as courses on German language and culture. Students will have a rich experience in one of Germany's traditional University towns. 

    Highlights of the program include:

    -Study trips and visits to European institutions including:

    3 day excursion to  the historic center and government district of Berlin

    1 day excursion to the European Parliament in Strasbourg

    1 day excursion to European Central Bank in Frankfurt 

    -Visit to multinational companies

    -Many Social and cultural activities to explore Tuebingen and its surroundings

    Location Tübingen, Germany
    Program Type Partner University Program
    Program Term Summer
    Program Dates July 15 - August 24 (Summer School II)

    (Students will have to fly out on 7/14 to arrive in Germany on 7/15. Students will be allowed to leave on 8/22 in the afternoon at the end of final exams if they want to return to the US early for the new semester)
    Additional Information A Partner University program is a study abroad experience where students are nominated/accepted by Stony Brook University, and enroll at a partner institution. In most cases SBU faculty or staff are NOT traveling with participants.

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  • Program Details

    Course of Study

    This is a 6 credits program. Students will enroll in two modules: "International & European Studies"  and  "Language & Culture". 

    The "International & European Studies" module will explore:

    > Peace and Power-sharing in the Europeans Union: Institutions, Politics, and History.

    > European Foundations of the Legal Order.

    > Doing Business in Europe.

    The "Language & Culture" module will offer German languages courses on the proficiency levels A1-B2 (Beginners, Intermediate, and Upper-Intermediate)

    All Participants following the Stony Brook Curriculum (SBC) will fulfill GLO, EXP+, and SBS+

    Click Here for full academic schedule. 

    Students will also have the opportunity to interact and make friends with their peers from around the globe.

    This is a partner university program. Applications must be submitted to Stony Brook University first. Information regarding the next steps in the process will be distributed to students who have received formal nominations by their International Programs Coordinator.


    Program Details

    Language of Instruction English
    Language Proficiency Language Proficiency Not Required
    Program Term Summer
    Living Arrangements Accommodation in a university residence hall or host family is provided

    Program Housing Statement: Stony Brook University is required to comply with the housing policies of the host country, partner institution and/or hotel/hostel. These policies may include requirements such as sex-based housing placement.

    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.

  • Requirements


    GPA 3.0
    Other Requirements

    Students must be matriculated in an undergraduate degree program.

    See Language Proficiency

    Application Deadline

    February 15 ( extended to April 1)

    Candidates may be interviewed to determine their qualifications for participating and representing Stony Brook University abroad
  • Program Cost

    Program Cost

    Application Fee


    Tuition Rate $286 per credit for NY residents

    $1,023 per credit for non-residents
    Program Fee $2,980

    Includes housing, course materials, 3 days of orientation with full board, excursions to Berlin & Strasbourg, cultural & social activities, transportation ticket for use within Tuebingen, and a welcome and graduation reception. 
    Administrative Fee

    $200 (non-refundable)

    International Health Insurance $55 per month approximately. Note: The host university may also require a domestic health plan, and will send details regarding costs to students directly.
    Other Fees $1,000-$2,500 (approximately; Food and any additional excursion fees not covered as part of the program)
    Travel Costs $1,300-$1,800 (approximately; Students are responsible for their travel arrangements including airfare, visa costs)
    Costs are estimates for planning purposes of the student and are subject to change at any point.
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