CT/BW Exchange Program


Spend the month of August studying German language and culture with international students and explore the nearby environment through cultural excursions and participation in sports and other cultural activities. Tuition and room are paid for!

The German Department at Yale offers summer study programs of 4 weeks in August in Heidelberg, Tübingen, Freiburg or Konstanz

Contact Marion Gehlker, marion.gehlker@yale.edu.

  • Duration: 4 weeks in August (dates vary at different locations)
  • Application deadline: March 1 (download the application below)
  • Eligible: undergraduates & graduate students, preference given to German majors, students taking Yale German courses
  • Program covers: tuition of language program, dorm room rent. 
  • All other costs (transportation, food, insurance, etc.) are the responsibility of the scholarship recipients.
  • Partial funding of transatlantic flight: upon return to Yale: reimbursement after successful attendance of a language course (proof of attendance), application for travel fund (provided by the department)
  • Application: Available as of February 1, including Description of German background, statement of intent (academic + personal interests)



Monday, February 12, 4pm
WLH 309 (3rd floor)


(Please note arrival and departure time may be different from actual course time)

University of Freiburg
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 August 3-28, 2018



University of Heidelberg
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August 2-29, 2018



University of Konstanz
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August 2-28, 2018



University of Tübingen
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August 6-September 1, 2018


For further information and information about other programs, please contact the BW summer study abroad & internship coordinator Marion Gehlker, marion.gehlker@yale.edu.