Study Abroad in Berlin, Germany

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Study Abroad in Berlin: Itinerary

August 21, 2020 | December 13, 2020

Fall Semester

Friday, August 21

Optional overnight flight from U.S. to London*

Saturday, August 22

Arrive London*. Transfer to accommodation.* Rest of day free. Overnight in London*

Sunday, August 23

Half-day sightseeing tour of London.* Overnight in London*

Monday, August 24

Optional flight to Berlin.* Arrive in Berlin and check into orientation hotel. Mandatory AIFS Orientation in the afternoon

Tuesday, August 25

Mandatory AIFS Orientation, move to accommodations

Wednesday, August 26

Sightseeing and Welcome Dinner

Thursday, August 27

FU-BEST Welcome Meetings and Activities

Monday, August 31

Classes begin

Friday, September 4

Day trip to Potsdam

Saturday, September 5 to Sunday, September 6

Weekend excursion to the Baltic Sea

Friday, September 25 to Saturday, October 3

FU-BEST Mandatory Excursion

Monday, October 12 to Thursday, October 15


Friday, October 16 to Sunday, October 25

Mid-semester break

Saturday, October 31

Day trip to Leipzig

Monday, November 30

Final exams begin for German classes

Friday, December 4

Day trip to Dresden

Monday, December 7

Final exams begin for electives

Thursday, December 10

Fall semester ends and farewell dinner

Sunday, December 13

Move-out date of all AIFS accommodations. Optional return flight from Berlin to U.S.*

Further details of the European city excursion and the two overnight excursions within Germany will be posted when available. Please note that the flight route may require connections in the U.S. or Europe. Dates and routings are tentative and subject to change.

* Included for students on the AIFS Flight Package only.

Students not selecting the AIFS Flight Package are responsible for arranging their own U.S.-Berlin-U.S. flights according to the most up-to-date itinerary.