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  • Locations: Heidelberg, Germany
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CCIS 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 03/15/2019 04/01/2019 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2019-2020 03/15/2019 04/01/2019 TBA TBA
Summer 2019 03/15/2019 04/01/2019 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: CCIS, Fee-Based Language of Instruction: English, German
Language Prerequisites: None Housing Options: On Campus
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Minimum Class Elligibility: Sophomore
Host Country Language Courses Offered: Yes Non-MSU student: Yes
Program Inactive: No Subjects Available: Business, Culture Courses, Economics, German, History, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology
Pre-Session Language: No Competitive Program: No
Program Description:

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Germany: UIW Eurpoean Study Center, Heidelberg


In Heidelberg, one of Germany's most beautiful and beloved cities, students have the opportunity to study at the University of the Incarnate Word European Study Center. Coursework is conducted in English in a variety of areas and combines lectures and discussions with on-site visits to European political and economic institutions, German and multinational corporations, and historical and cultural points of interest in surrounding cities and countries. Assignments are designed to motivate students through experiential learning that provides a unique and enriching study abroad experience. Students may take an intensive German language course prior to beginning their program or may enroll in one or two courses at the SRH University Heidelberg, one of Germany's oldest and most renowned private universities, during the fall and spring terms. Heidelberg is located an hour train ride from Frankfurt and a few hours' drive from Munich and the Swiss Alps.
Additional features: airport pickup, onsite orientation and support, and cell phone provided


The European Study Center is housed in a handsome villa centrally located in a safe residential area of Heidelberg. The European Study Center offers Wi-Fi, a library, a computer lab, laundry facilities, a TV room, a student lounge, and a garden terrace.


The College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS), a partnership of colleges and universities—two and four year, large and small, public and private, domestic and foreign—encompasses the broad spectrum of international higher education. CCIS members sponsor a variety of programs, notably study abroad programs and professional development seminars for faculty and administrators, which are designed to enhance international/intercultural perspectives within the academic community.

The University of the Incarnate Word European Study Center located in Heidelberg, one of Germany's most beautiful and beloved cities, which has long been a center of university education.  This world-famous, small romantic town is an ideal place to study European history and culture. Located on the slopes of densely forested hills, Heidelberg is about an hour's train ride from the major urban center of Frankfurt, with access to famous scenic spots such as the Black Forest regions, and is within a few hours' drive from Munich, and the Swiss and Austrian Alps. Heidelberg is located in the southwestern part of Germany and has a population of approximately 145,000.  Students enroll in coursework taught in English in a variety of subject areas including history, political science, business, and philosophy.