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Study Abroad Programs

The German Department and the Center for Global and Intercultural Study offer three study abroad programs for students of German.

Study Abroad in Germany

  • The Academic Year in Freiburg, Germany
    • Each student accepted for study in the Academic Year in Freiburg program will receive $1,000 from the Department of Germanic Languages & Literatures (GLL) to be applied towards the program fee (non- refundable scholarship).  Additional scholarships up to $3,000 may be available, based on financial need and/or merit.  Students receiving a Baden-Württemberg or DAAD scholarship are not eligible for additional scholarship funding available through GLL.  Students may apply for a GLL scholarship by submitting an application by February 1.  GLL’s executive committee determines annual scholarship recipients and amounts.  Scholarship awards will be communicated by February 15.  
  • The Winter Term in Tübingen, Germany
    • Each student accepted for the semester abroad program in Tübingen will be provided up to $1,000 from the Department of Germanic Languages & Literatures (GLL) in funding towards the cost of their flight overseas.  Additional scholarships up to $2,500 may be available, based on financial need and/or merit.  Students receiving a Baden-Württemberg or DAAD scholarship are not eligible for additional scholarship funding available through GLL.  Students may apply for a Tübingen scholarship by submitting the scholarship application by December 1.  GLL’s executive committee determines annual scholarship recipients and amounts.  Scholarship awards will be communicated by December 15. Students attending a Goethe Institut program in conjunction (January/February) with the Tübingen semester abroad will receive a Goethe Institut scholarship based on the parameters established for students attending a Goethe Institut the summer prior to the Tübingen semester abroad. 
  • The Academic Year in Tübingen, Germany

For more information, contact Kalli Federhofer (kallimz@umich.edu) or Andrew Mills (ajmills@umich.edu), Undergraduate Advisors for German.

All students, staff and faculty traveling abroad for University-related purposes must have the U-M Travel Abroad Health Insurance, and must register their travel in the U-M Travel Registry