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Dates: 1–25 August 2024
Application Deadline: 1 January 2024

Come summer, you will want to be sitting on the banks of the Neckar River or strolling down the Platanenallee under 200-year-old plane trees in one of the most historic and picturesque cities in Germany: Tübingen. This magical city was recently voted as having one the highest qualities of living in Germany, and it has one of the most well-preserved districts of half-timbered houses. The University of Tübingen International Summer School offers courses in German and other disciplines (taught in German). This program is an intensive summer course during summer term only.

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Teresa Bell
3112 JFSB
(801) 422-4961


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Frequently Asked Questions
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More Information

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Students are required to enroll in 6 credit hours during the summer term. Students may select any German courses between GERM 102–GERM 303, as well as the following:
GERM 311R—Advanced Conversation
GERM 343—Introduction to German Literature
GERM 344—Introduction to German Linguistics and Phonetics
GERM 345R—Field Studies in German

Students may not take any other courses on this program, including BYU Online courses, without approval by the program director and ISP.
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Includes undergraduate tuition, housing, tuition to the University of Tübingen, international health insurance coverage, and amazing cultural events and group excursions.

Does not include airfare, preparation course tuition, passport, personal travel, meals, or an international cellphone data plan.
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Funding Sources

Regular BYU tuition scholarships, Pell Grants, and Federal Insured Student Loans may be applied to study abroad programs.

Students who submit the financial aid section of the ISP application and who have a current FAFSA form on file at the Financial Aid Office (A-41 ASB) will be considered for a Study Abroad scholarship.

Academic departments and colleges may assist with scholarships and grants.

If you commit to this program during fall semester, you are eligible for a DAAD scholarship that will cover most, if not all, of your costs for this program. The DAAD scholarship application deadline is 1 December. Plan ahead, as it takes a few days to gather materials to submit your application.

Private grants and scholarships outside of BYU may also assist (see
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Students should complete GERM 101—First-Year German prior to departure.

Accepted students are required to participate in an international, cross-cultural preparation course (IAS 369R, 1 credit hour). This second-block evening course will be held during winter semester.

Married couples who wish to participate will need to be full participants of the program.

Students must meet all country- and program-specific COVID and health requirements for travel.
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The University of Tübingen will provide housing for you in local dorms and student apartments. This cost is included.
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Students are responsible for purchasing their own airfare to and from the program sites. Airline reservations must be made through BYU Travel. Students should contact a BYU Travel agent.

BYU Travel
280 HRCB
(801) 422-6293
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Application Process

Students must be 18 years of age or older to participate.

Complete the online application here. A nonrefundable $35 application fee is required; applicants will be interviewed once the application is complete.

Students will be notified via e-mail of their acceptance into the program. The first payment is due upon acceptance; please refer to the Payment Information document.

Application Deadline: 1 January 2024
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Program Adjustments

International Study Programs (ISP) reserves the right to cancel this program, revise its offerings, or make any adjustments to the preliminary cost.

If it becomes necessary for ISP to cancel a program, all program payments made to BYU ISP will be refunded to the student’s BYU Financial account.

ISP is the only office authorized to cancel any of its programs.
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Teresa Bell is the director of the Tübingen Direct Enrollment program.

3102 JFSB
(801) 422-4961
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Contact Us

International Study Programs
101 HRCB
(801) 422-3686
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ISP Student Handbook

To see the student handbook, click here.
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Payment Schedule

To see the payment schedule, click here.