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Munich

Dates

June 4 – July 12, 2018

Cost

$3,875 + airfare
Scholarships & Financial Aid

Subjects

Intermediate – Advanced German Language & Culture

Deadlines

Dec. 1, 2017: Apply Early & Save $100
Feb. 15, 2018: Regular Deadline 

Program Overview

Greater Munich provides the backdrop for this KIIS summer program. Individual students are housed with German families in Munich suburbs, allowing them opportunities to hone their language skills and learn about German family life, an experience that participants consistently call remarkable. Several long weekends offer students opportunities for independent travel to explore the wider German-speaking world. Life and learning within Munich is complimented by various excursions around Bavaria, as well as trips to historical and cultural sites within the Munich cityscape.

Language Requirement: Yes. All courses taught in German.

Accommodations: Homestay, 1-3 students per family

OrientationMandatory orientation on Saturday, April 14 in Bowling Green, KY. See Orientation for more information.

Director: Dr. Bess Dawson

Courses

All courses are taught in German and are 3 credit hours. You may enroll in 1-2 courses.

GERM 306 Experiencing German Abroad: 20th and 21st Centuries Munich

Dr. Roxane Riegler

This course explores how the city of Munich reflects significant historical transformations during the 20th and 21st centuries due to the impact of world wars and migration.

GERM 330 German Composition and Conversation Abroad

Dr. Roxane Riegler

Intensive practice in speaking and writing based on students’ interaction with native speakers in Munich. Activities include shopping, interaction with waiters, small shop owners, employees in city hall, museums and other organizations, etc.

GERM 455 Topics: Drama, Film and Popular Culture

Dr. Bess Dawson

Reading and viewing dramas on the Munich stage, attending screenings of the Munich Film Festival and exploring television and music, students gain an in-depth understanding of the development of contemporary German society and culture.

All KIIS course credit is awarded by Western Kentucky University. Prior to your KIIS program, please speak with your home campus academic advisor and/or study abroad office to determine course equivalencies. Grades will be transferred to your home institution in mid-August after the completion of the program. Course offerings are subject to change according to enrollment. For more information, visit Transcripts & Grades.

Program Excursions

What's Included

Program Cost: $3,875 + airfare

Earn up to 6 Credit Hours

Group Flight (Optional)

Airport Transfers in Munich

Accommodations

Three Meals per Day

Groups Excursions & Transport

Munich Metro/Bus Pass

Prepaid Cellphone

Security Evacuation Protection

Medical Insurance

To help you budget, keep in mind that you are responsible for the cost of your textbooks & materials, passport fees ($135), personal expenses (approx. $750), independent travel ($800, optional) and any fees from your college/university.

Although KIIS tries to foresee all possible expenses in formulating program fees, please note that dramatic fluctuations in foreign currency valuations and/or airline surcharges may affect the total cost of the program.

Group Flight

Estimated Cost: $1,750 – $1,850

The KIIS Munich program offers a group flight option where you can travel to/from Munich with other students and faculty. If you choose this option, KIIS will purchase a round-trip flight ticket for you. The flight cost will be added to your final program fee on April 1. The group flight will depart from Cincinnati or Louisville.

If not selecting the group flight, you are responsible to purchase your own roundtrip airfare.

The flight to Munich, Germany is overnight arriving the following morning. On the return, the flight from Germany to the USA departs and arrives on the same day. Visit Flights and Passports & Visas for more information.

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Dates

June 4 – July 12, 2018

Cost

$3,875 + airfare
Scholarships & Financial Aid

Subjects

Intermediate – Advanced German Language & Culture

Deadlines

Dec. 1, 2017: Apply Early & Save $100
Feb. 15, 2018: Regular Deadline 

Program Overview

Greater Munich provides the backdrop for this KIIS summer program. Individual students are housed with German families in Munich suburbs, allowing them opportunities to hone their language skills and learn about German family life, an experience that participants consistently call remarkable. Several long weekends offer students opportunities for independent travel to explore the wider German-speaking world. Life and learning within Munich is complimented by various excursions around Bavaria, as well as trips to historical and cultural sites within the Munich cityscape.

Language Requirement: Yes. All courses taught in German.

Accommodations: Homestay, 1-3 students per family

OrientationMandatory orientation on Saturday, April 14 in Bowling Green, KY. See Orientation for more information.

Director: Dr. Bess Dawson

Courses

All courses are taught in German and are 3 credit hours. You may enroll in 1-2 courses.

GERM 306 Experiencing German Abroad: 20th and 21st Centuries Munich

Dr. Roxane Riegler

This course explores how the city of Munich reflects significant historical transformations during the 20th and 21st centuries due to the impact of world wars and migration.

GERM 330 German Composition and Conversation Abroad

Dr. Roxane Riegler

Intensive practice in speaking and writing based on students’ interaction with native speakers in Munich. Activities include shopping, interaction with waiters, small shop owners, employees in city hall, museums and other organizations, etc.

GERM 455 Topics: Drama, Film and Popular Culture

Dr. Bess Dawson

Reading and viewing dramas on the Munich stage, attending screenings of the Munich Film Festival and exploring television and music, students gain an in-depth understanding of the development of contemporary German society and culture.

All KIIS course credit is awarded by Western Kentucky University. Prior to your KIIS program, please speak with your home campus academic advisor and/or study abroad office to determine course equivalencies. Grades will be transferred to your home institution in mid-August after the completion of the program. Course offerings are subject to change according to enrollment. For more information, visit Transcripts & Grades.

Program Excursions

What's Included

Program Cost: $3,875 + airfare

Earn up to 6 Credit Hours

Group Flight (Optional)

Airport Transfers in Munich

Accommodations

Three Meals per Day

Groups Excursions & Transport

Munich Metro/Bus Pass

Prepaid Cellphone

Security Evacuation Protection

Medical Insurance

To help you budget, keep in mind that you are responsible for the cost of your textbooks & materials, passport fees ($135), personal expenses (approx. $750), independent travel ($800, optional) and any fees from your college/university.

Although KIIS tries to foresee all possible expenses in formulating program fees, please note that dramatic fluctuations in foreign currency valuations and/or airline surcharges may affect the total cost of the program.

Group Flight

Estimated Cost: $1,750 – $1,850

The KIIS Munich program offers a group flight option where you can travel to/from Munich with other students and faculty. If you choose this option, KIIS will purchase a round-trip flight ticket for you. The flight cost will be added to your final program fee on April 1. The group flight will depart from Cincinnati or Louisville.

If not selecting the group flight, you are responsible to purchase your own roundtrip airfare.

The flight to Munich, Germany is overnight arriving the following morning. On the return, the flight from Germany to the USA departs and arrives on the same day. Visit Flights and Passports & Visas for more information.

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