As a German major at Calvin, study abroad experiences can be the most exciting and in-depth way to increase your language skills and cross-cultural competency. Engage with the German language and culture through one of Calvin’s various German study abroad experiences.
Summer in Germany
- Calvin’s engineering and German departments have collaborated creatively to provide a special sequence of language study and internships for engineering students. This exciting engineering department program provides students with an opportunity to study in Berlin, Germany for six weeks during the summer.
Semester in Vienna
- Calvin offers a German semester abroad in Vienna, Austria through a partnership with Central College (Iowa). In this program, students will experience two countries, Germany and Austria. First, they will study in an intensive German-language program at the Goethe Institute in Germany, followed by a continued language and culture study in Vienna.
Interim in Germany
- For more than 40 years, hundreds of Calvin students have participated in the German Interim abroad, conducted each January. This affordable 30-day program provides an in-depth experience of many facets of German life and culture, including extensive travel, home stays with German families and an opportunity to explore parts of Germany independently.
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