Berlin, Germany

Open Campus Block

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Information for term Open Campus Block

Application deadline, and cost information.

Application Deadline

May 1, 2019
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: May 1, 2019
  • Dates: Aug 12 – Sep 21, 2019 (6 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per Block semester hours / 9 per Block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

May 1, 2019
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: May 1, 2019
  • Dates: Sep 23 – Nov 2, 2019 (6 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per Block semester hours / 9 per Block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

May 1, 2019
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: May 1, 2019
  • Dates: Nov 4 – Dec 14, 2019 (6 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per Block semester hours / 9 per Block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

November 1, 2019
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: November 1, 2019
  • Dates: Jan 6 – Feb 17, 2020 (6 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per Block semester hours / 9 per Block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Feb 18 – Mar 30, 2019 (6 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per Block semester hours / 9 per Block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

November 1, 2019
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: November 1, 2019
  • Dates: Feb 17 – Mar 30, 2020 (6 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per Block semester hours / 9 per Block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Apr 1 – May 11, 2019 (6 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per Block semester hours / 9 per Block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

November 1, 2019
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: November 1, 2019
  • Dates: Mar 30 – May 11, 2020 (6 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per Block semester hours / 9 per Block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

May 1, 2019
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: May 1, 2019
  • Dates: Aug 12 – Nov 2, 2019 (12 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per Block semester hours / 9 per Block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

May 1, 2019
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: May 1, 2019
  • Dates: Sep 23 – Dec 14, 2019 (12 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per Block semester hours / 9 per Block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

May 1, 2019
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: May 1, 2019
  • Dates: Aug 12 – Dec 14, 2019 (18 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per Block semester hours / 9 per Block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Jan 7 – Mar 30, 2019 (12 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per Block semester hours / 9 per Block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

November 1, 2019
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: November 1, 2019
  • Dates: Jan 6 – Mar 30, 2020 (12 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per Block semester hours / 9 per Block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

The application deadline has passed.

Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Feb 18 – May 11, 2019 (12 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per Block semester hours / 9 per Block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

November 1, 2019
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: November 1, 2019
  • Dates: Feb 17 – May 11, 2020 (12 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per Block semester hours / 9 per Block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

The application deadline has passed.

Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Jan 7 – May 11, 2019 (18 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per Block semester hours / 9 per Block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

November 1, 2019
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: November 1, 2019
  • Dates: Jan 6 – May 11, 2020 (18 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per Block semester hours / 9 per Block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

May 1, 2019
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: May 1, 2019
  • Dates: Aug 12, 2019 – May 11, 2020 (39 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per Block semester hours / 9 per Block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Overview

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Do Berlin on your own terms by customizing your experience through the Open Campus program. Take one, two, or three six-week blocks, select your academic track from six options, then choose your courses from a wide range of subject areas. No matter how you build your program, you’ll surround yourself with the language, culture, and people of the vibrant, international Kreuzberg district – a hub for the arts, music, and digital technology.

Unique Experiences

  • STAY IN BERLIN FOR THE DURATION

    of your study abroad or add on blocks in other CIEE Open Campus locations in London, Rome, Paris, Madrid, and Cape Town.

  • EXPLORE BERLIN’S

    architectural masterpieces and world-class arts scenes.

  • SEE HOW GERMANY AND THE EUROPEAN UNION

    are addressing major healthcare challenges through courses and fieldwork.

  • bridges in Berlin

    1,700
  • artists painted the East Side Gallery

    118
  • Berlin is parks, recreational areas, woods, and rivers

    44%

Location & Culture

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The Culture

EXCURSIONS & ACTIVITIES

Excursions can include:

  • Visit the German Institute for International and Security Affairs to discuss cyber security.
  • Walk along the East Side Gallery – the longest existing stretch of the Berlin Wall – with a local artist and political activist.
  • Tour Jamba!, a ring-tone creator and marketing firm that has become one of Berlin’s most successful tech start-ups, and more.
  • In each block, participate in a two-night, three-day study tour to another region in Germany or Europe.  
  • Students living in the residence hall can experience a weekend homestay with a local German family.

PROJECTS

  • Volunteering. Give back and create a deeper connection to Berlin. Students have opportunities to volunteer at local organizations, youth centers, schools, and more.
  • Internships. Build new skills and intercultural competencies through the CIEE Academic Internship, and become an active member of the Berlin professional environment.
  • Research. Pursue a research project of your own design incorporating independent, local field work.
  • Service-learning projects. Combine course-based learning with practical, relevant project experience to meet a community-defined need.

Daily Life

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  • Housing

    Residence hall Most students live in an on-campus residence hall with a mix of CIEE students and resident assistants. Students live in double, triple, or quad rooms with en-suite bathrooms and shower facilities. Lounges and kitchens allow students to mingle over meals, cultural activities, study groups, and special events. They are shared spaces, with students enjoying the benefits but also the responsibility of taking care of them. Larger common areas are on the ground floor and inner courtyards offer comfortable spaces to work and relax.

    Homestay  A limited number of homestays are available, with preference given to those whose universities require living with a local family. Students can indicate their preferences in the pre-departure housing survey.

    Apartments Students may also be housed in shared apartments. Final housing assignments are solely at the discretion of CIEE.

  • Meals

    Residence hall: Students can prepare their own meals in the full kitchens. CIEE provides basic cooking utensils and cleaning supplies. Students also may get coffee, tea, soft drinks, snacks, and sandwiches at the on-site café, or explore the myriad restaurants in the Kreuzberg neighborhood.

    Homestay: Students who live with homestay families receive breakfast and dinner daily.

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Program Details

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What you need to know

The program details

Stay in Berlin for the duration of this unique study abroad experience or add on blocks in other CIEE Open Campus Block program locations (Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Copenhagen, London, Madrid, Monteverde, Paris, Rio de Janeiro, Rome, Santiago, Shanghai, Sydney, and Yucatan) to experience more intercultural learning. Students may select one of six academic tracks: Business; Communications, Journalism, and New Media; Global and Community Health; International Relations and Political Science; Language, Literature, and Culture; or STEM and Society.

Global Institute - Berlin. The CIEE Global Institute is in the heart of Kreuzberg, known for its energetic and youthful, international population, food, colorful shops, street festivals, and lively cultural life. A subway trip gets you downtown, while a 10-minute bike ride takes you to Tempelhof, the former airport of Berlin Air-Lift fame and now a giant urban park.

Most courses are taught in English by CIEE faculty; German language classes are available at six different levels; advanced speakers (at least four semesters of college-level German or the equivalent) might have the option of enrolling in CIEE content courses taught in German, depending on availability.

Academics

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Academics

  • CLASS FORMAT

    Courses taught at the CIEE Global Institute are typically for CIEE students only. Classes are scheduled Monday-Friday and meet either two, three, or four times per week, and attendance is strictly enforced both for classes and required co-curricular excursions. Students should expect an average of two hours of preparation required for each hour in class. Instruction is supported and augmented online by our learning management system, Canvas.

  • GRADING

    The U.S. grading scale of A-F is used. Students are graded on the basis of attendance, class participation, homework, project work, presentations, and mid-term and final examinations. Learning outcomes assessment is continuous through personal reflections, evaluation feedback, self-assessment, and requirements as set out in course syllabi.

  • ACADEMIC CULTURE

    Each six-week course is a full semester in content, so the pace is accelerated and the workload is demanding. CIEE courses are designed to follow U.S. academic culture and standards. The class environment typically features a combination of traditional lecture and discussion with co-curricular excursions and activities. Heavy emphasis is placed on student participation. To avoid falling behind, students should not plan personal travel out of Berlin when classes are in session and plan trips for the long weekends in between blocks.

Eligibility

  • OVERALL GPA

    Students need to have a GPA of at least 2.5.

Curriculum

Program Credit

Total credit:

  • 6 semester credits for one block
  • 12 semester credits for two blocks
  • 15 - 18 semester credits for three blocks

Course credit:

  • 3 semester credits, unless otherwise noted in the syllabus

Students are required to enroll in two 3-credit courses each block; those students attending the program for all three blocks in a semester may select one block in which to enroll in only one 3-credit class (recommended for the block of the Academic Project, where applicable).  Each course is 3 semester credits, unless otherwise noted in the syllabus.  During the on-site orientation, students not enrolled in three-credit language classes may add the non-credit “Survival German” course to their normal credit load.

CIEE Academic Projects are approximately 100-120 total hours of field-based work/internship, service-learning, or independent research hours, plus 15 seminar hours and meetings with CIEE faculty advisors, for 3 semester / 4.5 quarter credits.  Students applying for an Academic Project will be required to submit additional materials during the course selection process.

CIEE Berlin students may be able to enroll in a Global Architecture and Design course offering, provided they meet the pre-requisite recommendations for the course during the course selection period.

Note: This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between CIEE and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be canceled due to insufficient enrollment.

Spring 2020 Courses

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Courses offered in Berlin are listed below by block and track; course list is subject to change. Courses are in English, and 45 contact hours (60 for language courses), 3 semester / 4.5 quarter credits, unless otherwise noted in the syllabus.

“GI” denotes courses that are offered at multiple Global Institute sites.

Block I

BUSINESS TRACK

COMMUNICATIONS, JOURNALISM, AND NEW MEDIA

GLOBAL AND COMMUNITY HEALTH

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE

LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, AND CULTURE

STEM AND SOCIETY

*GLOBAL ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN COURSE OFFERINGS

*Global Architecture + Design courses all have course-specific pre-requisites, which will be reviewed by Resident Staff for final enrollment on-site. These courses will not be on the course comparison tool.

Block II

BUSINESS

COMMUNICATIONS, JOURNALISM, AND NEW MEDIA

GLOBAL AND COMMUNITY HEALTH

  • (GI) PUBH 3004 BRGE: Family, Schools, and Child Development

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE

LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, AND CULTURE

  • HIST 3005 BRGE: Holocaust Studies
  • LITT 3101 BRGE: Writing Berlin Stories
  • GEND 3101 BRGE: Performing Gender and Sexuality in the Weimar Republic
  • GERM 1001 BRGE: German Language - Beginning I
  • GERM 1002 BRGE: German Language - Beginning II
  • GERM 2002 BRGE: German Language - Intermediate II
  • GERM 3002 BRGE: German Language - Advanced II
  • NONCR GERM BRGE: Survival German

STEM AND SOCIETY

*GLOBAL ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN OFFERINGS

*Global Architecture + Design courses all have course-specific pre-requisites, which will be reviewed by Resident Staff for final enrollment on-site. These courses will not be on the course comparison tool.

ACADEMIC PROJECTS

Each Academic Project placement will be designed based on the student’s academic track, project learning goals, qualifications, resume, and availability of placements. The process is highly individualized and goal oriented. Students enrolled in an Academic Project will receive additional academic support that informs and enhances the placement experience. Students applying for an Academic Project will be required to submit additional materials during the course selection process.

To qualify for participation, students must be in the location for at least one block in advance of the Academic Project in order to prepare for and plan the placement. As a result, students participate in an Academic Project in either Block II or III. CIEE Academic Projects are approximately 120 total hours of field-based work/internship, service-learning, or independent research hours, plus 15 hours of meetings with CIEE faculty advisors, for 3 semester / 4.5 quarter credits. Interested students enroll in the accompanying class:

  • (GI) INDR 4901 BRGE: Directed Independent Research
  • (GI) INSH 3801 BRGE: Internship Seminar
  • (GI) SVCL 3701 BRGE: Service-Learning Project

Block III

BUSINESS

  • (GI) BUSI 3004 BRGE: Entrepreneurship and Start-Up Culture in Europe
  • (GI) ACCT 2002 BRGE: Introduction to Management Accounting
  • (GI) MGMT 3003 BRGE: Strategic Management

COMMUNICATIONS, JOURNALISM, AND NEW MEDIA

  • (GI) COMM 3009 BRGE: Media, Gender and Identity

GLOBAL AND COMMUNITY HEALTH

  • (GI) PSYC 3002 BRGE: Psychology of Health and Illness

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE

  • (GI) POLI 3005 BRGE: Comparative Politics Theory, Methodology, and Practice

LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, AND CULTURE

STEM AND SOCIETY

ACADEMIC PROJECTS

Each Academic Project placement will be designed based on the student’s academic track, project learning goals, qualifications, resume, and availability of placements. The process is highly individualized and goal oriented. Students enrolled in an Academic Project will receive additional academic support that informs and enhances the placement experience. Students applying for an Academic Project will be required to submit additional materials during the course selection process.

To qualify for participation, students must be in the location for at least one block in advance of the Academic Project in order to prepare for and plan the placement. As a result, students participate in an Academic Project in either Block II or III. CIEE Academic Projects are approximately 120 total hours of field-based work/internship, service-learning, or independent research hours, plus 15 hours of meetings with CIEE faculty advisors, for 3 semester / 4.5 quarter credits. Interested students enroll in the accompanying class:

  • (GI) INDR 4901 BRGE: Directed Independent Research
  • (GI) INSH 3801 BRGE: Internship Seminar
  • (GI) SVCL 3701 BRGE: Service-Learning Project

Fall 2019 Courses

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Courses are listed below by block and track; course list subject to change. Courses are in English unless otherwise noted. “GI” denotes courses that are offered at multiple Global Institute sites.

Use our Fall 2019 Course Comparison Tool to compare classes offered across all Open Campus locations for each block.

Block I

BUSINESS

COMMUNICATIONS, JOURNALISM, AND NEW MEDIA

GLOBAL AND COMMUNITY HEALTH

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE

LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, AND CULTURE

STEM AND SOCIETY

*GLOBAL ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN COURSE OFFERINGS

*Global Architecture + Design courses all have course-specific pre-requisites, which will be reviewed by Resident Staff for final enrollment on-site. These courses will not be on the course comparison tool.

Block II

BUSINESS

COMMUNICATIONS, JOURNALISM, AND NEW MEDIA

GLOBAL AND COMMUNITY HEALTH

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE

LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, AND CULTURE

STEM AND SOCIETY

*GLOBAL ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN OFFERINGS

*Global Architecture + Design courses all have course-specific pre-requisites, which will be reviewed by Resident Staff for final enrollment on-site. These courses will not be on the course comparison tool.

ACADEMIC PROJECTS

Each Academic Project placement is based on the student’s academic track, project learning goals, qualifications, resume, and availability of placements. The process is highly individualized and goal oriented. Students enrolled in an Academic Project receive additional academic support that informs and enhances the placement experience. Students applying for an Academic Project are required to submit additional materials during the course selection process.

To qualify for participation, students must be in the location for at least one block in advance of the Academic Project in order to prepare for and plan the placement. As a result, students participate in an Academic Project in either block II or III. CIEE academic projects are approximately 120 total hours of field-based work/internship, service learning, or independent research hours, plus 15 hours of meetings with CIEE faculty advisors, for 3 semester/4.5 quarter credits. Interested students enroll in the accompanying class:

Block III

BUSINESS

COMMUNICATIONS, JOURNALISM, AND NEW MEDIA

  • (GI) COMM 3005 BRGE: Music, Media, and Public Spheres

GLOBAL AND COMMUNITY HEALTH

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE

LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, AND CULTURE

STEM AND SOCIETY

Spring 2019 Courses

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Courses offered in Berlin are listed below by block and track; course list is subject to change. Courses are in English, and 45 contact hours (60 for language courses), 3 semester/4.5 quarter credits, unless otherwise noted in the syllabus. To compare classes offered across all Open Campus locations for each block, view the Spring 2019 Course Comparison Tool

“GI” denotes courses offered at multiple Global Institute sites.

BLOCK I

BUSINESS TRACK

COMMUNICATIONS, JOURNALISM, AND NEW MEDIA TRACK

GLOBAL AND COMMUNITY HEALTH TRACK

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE TRACK

LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, AND CULTURE TRACK

SUSTAINABILITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

BLOCK II

BUSINESS TRACK

COMMUNICATIONS, JOURNALISM, AND NEW MEDIA TRACK

GLOBAL AND COMMUNITY HEALTH TRACK

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE TRACK

LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, AND CULTURE TRACK

SUSTAINABILITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

ACADEMIC PROJECTS

Each Academic Project placement is based on the student’s academic track, project learning goals, qualifications, resume, and availability of placements. The process is highly individualized and goal oriented. Students enrolled in an Academic Project receive additional academic support that informs and enhances the placement experience. Students applying for an Academic Project are required to submit additional materials during the course selection process. To qualify for participation, students must be in the location for at least one block in advance of the Academic Project in order to prepare for and plan the placement. As a result, students participate in an Academic Project in either block II or III. CIEE academic projects are approximately 120 total hours of field-based work/internship, service learning, or independent research hours, plus 15 hours of meetings with CIEE faculty advisors, for 3 semester/4.5 quarter credits.

BLOCK III

BUSINESS TRACK

COMMUNICATIONS, JOURNALISM, AND NEW MEDIA TRACK

GLOBAL AND COMMUNITY HEALTH TRACK

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE TRACK

LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, AND CULTURE TRACK

SUSTAINABILITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

ACADEMIC PROJECTS

Each Academic Project placement is based on the student’s academic track, project learning goals, qualifications, resume, and availability of placements. The process is highly individualized and goal oriented. Students enrolled in an Academic Project receive additional academic support that informs and enhances the placement experience. Students applying for an Academic Project are required to submit additional materials during the course selection process.

To qualify for participation, students must be in the location for at least one block in advance of the Academic Project in order to prepare for and plan the placement. As a result, students participate in an Academic Project in either block II or III. CIEE academic projects are approximately 120 total hours of field-based work/internship, service learning, or independent research hours, plus 15 hours of meetings with CIEE faculty advisors, for 3 semester / 4.5 quarter credits.

Scholarships

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Scholarships & Grants

CIEE offers more than $8 million in scholarships and grants annually to help students like you make your study abroad dream a reality.

Students who apply to this program are eligible for the following scholarships and grants:

  • Ping Scholarships for Academic Excellence
  • Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants
  • Stohl International Undergraduate Research Scholarships
  • CIEE Gilman Go Global Grant

To be considered, submit the CIEE Scholarships & Grants application within your CIEE program application. Learn more at the Scholarships & Grants section of our website.

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Dates, Deadlines & Fees

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Dates, Deadlines & Fees

You get more for every dollar when you study abroad with CIEE, because our high-quality programs include everything from excursions to insurance. There are no hidden charges, and no disappointing surprises when you arrive.

YOUR FEE INCLUDES:

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Multi-day on-site orientation – introducing students to Berlin society and culture, and the CIEE academic program.
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Overnight excursions
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

To help you budget, keep in mind that students are responsible for the cost of international airfare, local transportation, books and supplies, visas, and personal expenses. In addition, ask your college or university study abroad advisor if your school charges additional fees for study abroad.

No Hidden Fees

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Fees & Housing

Spring Blocks I, II 2019 12 weeks Jan 7, 2019 Mar 30, 2019
$12,850
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $9,433 **

Housing = $2,950 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $12,850

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $1,800

International Airfare = $1,450

Local Transportation = $270

Books & Supplies = $200

Visa Fees = $82

Personal expenses = $1,900

Total Estimated Costs = $5,702

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

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This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** Students in the homestay option have two meals per day provided as part of the program fee. No meals are included in the on-campus residence hall option.

Spring Blocks I, II, III 2019 18 weeks Jan 7, 2019 May 11, 2019
$17,850
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $12,958 **

Housing = $4,425 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $17,850

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $2,700

International Airfare = $1,450

Local Transportation = $405

Books & Supplies = $300

Visa Fees = $164

Personal expenses = $2,850

Total Estimated Costs = $7,869

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** Students in the homestay option have two meals per day provided as part of the program fee. No meals are included in the on-campus residence hall option.

Spring Block II 2019 6 weeks Feb 18, 2019 Mar 30, 2019
$6,850
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $4,908 **

Housing = $1,475 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $6,850

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $900

International Airfare = $1,450

Local Transportation = $135

Books & Supplies = $100

Visa Fees = $82

Personal expenses = $950

Total Estimated Costs = $3,617

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** Students in the homestay option have two meals per day provided as part of the program fee. No meals are included in the on-campus residence hall option.

Spring Blocks II, III 2019 12 weeks Feb 18, 2019 May 11, 2019
$12,850
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $9,433 **

Housing = $2,950 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $12,850

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $1,800

International Airfare = $1,450

Local Transportation = $270

Books & Supplies = $200

Visa Fees = $82

Personal expenses = $1,900

Total Estimated Costs = $5,702

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** Students in the homestay option have two meals per day provided as part of the program fee. No meals are included in the on-campus residence hall option.

Spring Block III 2019 6 weeks Apr 1, 2019 May 11, 2019
$6,850
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $4,908 **

Housing = $1,475 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $6,850

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $900

International Airfare = $1,450

Local Transportation = $135

Books & Supplies = $100

Visa Fees = $82

Personal expenses = $950

Total Estimated Costs = $3,617

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

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This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** Students in the homestay option have two meals per day provided as part of the program fee. No meals are included in the on-campus residence hall option.

Fall Block I 2019 6 weeks May 1, 2019 Aug 12, 2019 Sep 21, 2019
$5,950
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $4,008 **

Housing = $1,475 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $5,950

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $900

International Airfare = $1,450 ††

Local Transportation = $135

Books & Supplies = $100

Visa Fees = $82

Personal expenses = $950

Total Estimated Costs = $3,617

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** Students in the homestay option have two meals per day provided as part of the program fee. No meals are included in the on-campus residence hall option.

for students in on-campus residence hall; homestay students should budget $360 per Block for meals not included in fees

†† round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

Fall Blocks I, II 2019 12 weeks May 1, 2019 Aug 12, 2019 Nov 2, 2019
$11,900
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $8,483 **

Housing = $2,950 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $11,900

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $900

International Airfare = $1,450 ††

Local Transportation = $135

Books & Supplies = $100

Visa Fees = $82

Personal expenses = $950

Total Estimated Costs = $3,617

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** Students in the homestay option have two meals per day provided as part of the program fee. No meals are included in the on-campus residence hall option.

for students in on-campus residence hall; homestay students should budget $360 per Block for meals not included in fees

†† round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

Fall Blocks I, II, III 2019 18 weeks May 1, 2019 Aug 12, 2019 Dec 14, 2019
$17,850
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $12,958 **

Housing = $4,425 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $17,850

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $900

International Airfare = $1,450 ††

Local Transportation = $135

Books & Supplies = $100

Visa Fees = $82

Personal expenses = $950

Total Estimated Costs = $3,617

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** Students in the homestay option have two meals per day provided as part of the program fee. No meals are included in the on-campus residence hall option.

for students in on-campus residence hall; homestay students should budget $360 per Block for meals not included in fees

†† round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

Fall Block II 2019 6 weeks May 1, 2019 Sep 23, 2019 Nov 2, 2019
$5,950
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $4,008 **

Housing = $1,475 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $5,950

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $900

International Airfare = $1,450 ††

Local Transportation = $135

Books & Supplies = $100

Visa Fees = $82

Personal expenses = $950

Total Estimated Costs = $3,617

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** Students in the homestay option have two meals per day provided as part of the program fee. No meals are included in the on-campus residence hall option.

for students in on-campus residence hall; homestay students should budget $360 per Block for meals not included in fees

†† round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

Fall Blocks II, III 2019 12 weeks May 1, 2019 Sep 23, 2019 Dec 14, 2019
$11,900
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $8,483 **

Housing = $2,950 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $11,900

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $900

International Airfare = $1,450 ††

Local Transportation = $135

Books & Supplies = $100

Visa Fees = $82

Personal expenses = $950

Total Estimated Costs = $3,617

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** Students in the homestay option have two meals per day provided as part of the program fee. No meals are included in the on-campus residence hall option.

for students in on-campus residence hall; homestay students should budget $360 per Block for meals not included in fees

†† round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

Fall Block III 2019 6 weeks May 1, 2019 Nov 4, 2019 Dec 14, 2019
$5,950
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $4,008 **

Housing = $1,475 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $5,950

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $900

International Airfare = $1,450 ††

Local Transportation = $135

Books & Supplies = $100

Visa Fees = $82

Personal expenses = $950

Total Estimated Costs = $3,617

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** Students in the homestay option have two meals per day provided as part of the program fee. No meals are included in the on-campus residence hall option.

for students in on-campus residence hall; homestay students should budget $360 per Block for meals not included in fees

†† round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

Spring Block I 2020 6 weeks Nov 1, 2019 Jan 6, 2020 Feb 17, 2020
Spring Blocks I, II 2020 12 weeks Nov 1, 2019 Jan 6, 2020 Mar 30, 2020
Spring Blocks I, II, III 2020 18 weeks Nov 1, 2019 Jan 6, 2020 May 11, 2020
Spring Block II 2020 6 weeks Nov 1, 2019 Feb 17, 2020 Mar 30, 2020
Spring Blocks II, III 2020 12 weeks Nov 1, 2019 Feb 17, 2020 May 11, 2020
Spring Block III 2020 6 weeks Nov 1, 2019 Mar 30, 2020 May 11, 2020
OC Academic Year 2019-2020 39 weeks May 1, 2019 Aug 12, 2019 May 11, 2020

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