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  • Locations: Freiburg, Germany
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Program Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Cost:: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
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Program Type: Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program Coordinator: Jenna Hunter-Skidmore
Language of Instruction: English Minimum GPA Eligibility: 2.5 GPA
Open to Non-KU students: Yes Open to graduate students: Yes
Fulfills KU Core Advanced Education Goal 4.2 - Culture and Diversity: Yes
Program Description:

Funding your Study Abroad Program

The Office of Study Abroad can do personalized financial aid and scholarship advising for students.  Please visit 108 Lippincott Hall or call 785-864-3742 to set up an appointment.  KU students who qualify for financial aid in the form of Stafford and/or other loans, Federal Grants, and KU or outside scholarships may apply the aid to the cost of a Study Abroad Program.  
 
KU Study Abroad supplemental scholarships are available to KU degree seeking students. Applications are available online. The scholarship application deadline is March 1 for Summer and Fall and Academic Year programs and October 1 for Spring, Winter Break and Spring Break programs.
 
For additional scholarship opportunities visit:  www.studyabroad.ku.edu/other-scholarship-opportunities

Environmental Studies majors are also be eligible for targeted scholarships of $800 to $1,200.  Contact the Environmental Studies Program (env-studies@ku.edu) for details.

Non-KU students should check into the financial resources available to them at their home institutions.

Application Procedures

All applicants will be required to complete several documents for each study abroad application.  Below is a list of documents that will need to be completed for an application.

        a. Statement of Purpose
        b. Verification of Minimum GPA Requirement
        c. Unofficial Transcript or Advising Report
        d. 2 Recommendations
        e. Authorization to Release Student Information
        f. Student Conduct Verification
        g. Financial Aid Questionnaire

For more detailed information about the application process, please visit our Application Process page.



Program Ratings:
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Academic Experiences:
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Cultural Experience:
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Program Reviews:
Summer 2012 Participant
Bring a laptop. Don't be afraid to speak German to the locals. Absorb as much as you can from the field trips.

Summer 2014 Participant
The fact that we learned from the city more than we did from power-points or examples. The city itself could've been used as our textbook.

Mackenzie Kay Davis, Summer 2012 Participant
I learned a lot about myself and how Americans live as a whole in comparison to another country. At first I was worried about the dramatic change in culture, but realized I should not be scared of the culture, but embrace the differences it has with the United States. It was a really great eye opener to another part of the world.

Summer 2012 Participant
The ability to experience another culture is something that you'll never forget. It's hard to imagine how different peoples lives are in another country, until you go there. Once you're there, you're able to appreciate your homeland and the foreign one because they both have things to offer.

Kara Rose Lewis, Summer 2012 Participant
The trip as a whole was very rewarding, especially in terms of environmental studies and understanding urban planning and development concepts geared toward sustainability. The trip was rewarding because I not only learned and saw a "green" way of living, but I actually lived it myself; and it was a very different lifestyle.


This program is currently not accepting applications.