Study Abroad in Berlin, Germany

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Study Abroad in Berlin: Fees

Session/Term Fee
Fall or Spring Semester $15,995

Program Fee Includes:

Pre-Departure

  • Personalized assistance—from site specialists on the AIFS Admissions Team in the U.S. to help you prepare for your study abroad experience, answer questions about the academic program, provide course syllabi and assist with the student visa process
  • Pre-departure resources—including online course descriptions, an information handbook and an online AIFS account to help you manage your application and pre-departure materials
  • Student networking resources allow you to connect with other students who will be going on your program, as well as AIFS alumni who can provide first-hand information and advice on what to expect

On-Site

  • Tuition up to 15 semester credits depending on program and course selection
  • Housing in a homestay or student apartment
  • Meals Homestay students receive breakfast and dinner daily. All students receive a Mensa card to use in subsidized university cafeterias across Berlin. For apartment students this is pre-loaded with a meal allowance for lunches
  • Excursions and day trips Day trip to Potsdam, a day trip to Quedlinburg or Dresden, a week-long excursion to a destination in Germany (to be determined just prior to the start of the semester) and two overnight trips in Germany as well as trips in and around Berlin such as the former Nazi concentration camp at Sachsenhausen
  • Museum Pass for the Foundation of State Museums in Berlin
  • Cultural and social activities including a city tour, boat trip, German cooking class, visit to Topography of Terror, visits to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Museum Island, walking tours, group dinners, visit to the Reichstag (German Parliament), picnics and social events
  • Museum Pass for the Foundation of State Museums in Berlin
  • Transportation pass for use on Berlinís public transportation system of subway, bus or city train
  • On-Site Resident Director to help with any questions or advice you may need while in Berlin
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • AIFS Office provides study and travel resources
  • Comprehensive insurance and assistance package
  • 24-hour emergency telephone service so that you can reach AIFS staff at any time in an urgent situation

Upon Return

  • Official transcript issued by Freie Universitšt Berlin. One official copy will be sent to the studentís home institution on completion of the program
  • Re-entry materials and support upon return to the U.S. to help you make the transition back to life after your study abroad experience
  • Alumni network and career development opportunities on the AIFS Alumni Advocate and AIFS Alumni Ambassador Programs

Optional Components

  • AIFS Flight Package (see below)

Please note fee does not include the refundable $95 application fee. Students not selecting the AIFS Flight Package are responsible for arranging their own flights according to the most up-to-date itinerary.

AIFS Program with Optional Round-Trip Flights and Airport Transfers

For your convenience, AIFS will arrange your round-trip airfare (including all fuel surcharges, taxes and fees), meet you at the arrival airport(s) and provide transportation to and from the program site on scheduled arrival and departure dates.

Please note that the stopover in London on the way to campus has been canceled. Students choosing the AIFS Optional Transportation Package will fly directly to the arrival city listed on the itinerary and receive a credit of $420 toward their final transportation package fee.

Fall or spring semester

Flights

  • U.S. to Berlin
  • Berlin to U.S.

Airport Transfers

  • Airport to Campus
  • Campus to Airport

Fees by departure city

Atlanta$2,040
Boston$2,040
Buffalo$2,040
Charlotte$2,000
Chicago$2,120
Cincinnati$2,080
Columbus$2,120
Dallas$2,080
Denver$2,200
Des Moines$2,120
Detroit$1,980
Houston$2,120
Los Angeles$2,220
Miami$2,020
Minneapolis$2,000
New York/ Newark$1,820
Orlando$2,120
Philadelphia$1,920
Phoenix$2,100
Pittsburgh$2,040
Raleigh/Durham$2,120
San Francisco$2,220
Seattle$2,220
St. Louis$2,120
Washington, DC$2,040

The optional flight package prices listed are subject to change and will be confirmed at time of invoicing. (Program fee is guaranteed.)


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