Study Abroad in Berlin, Germany

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Study Abroad in Berlin: Itinerary

August 24, 2020 | December 13, 2020

Fall Semester

Monday, August 24

Optional overnight flight from U.S. to Berlin*

Tuesday, August 25

Arrive in Berlin*. Transfer to accommodation.* Own Transportation students arrive on this date. Registration at University. Move in to AIFS apartments and homestays

Wednesday, August 26

FU-BEST mandatory orientation week begins. Campus tour. 1pm: Mandatory AIFS orientation. Berlin Sightseeing Tour

Thursday, August 27

Mandatory FU-BEST orientation meeting

Saturday, August 29

Welcome Dinner

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

Week-Long Germany Excursion (Students will have a choice between two options: Dresden, Weimar, Leipzig or Hamburg, Bremen, Lübeck)

Monday, October 12

Midterm exams begin

Friday, October 16 to Sunday, October 25

Mid-semester break

Saturday, November 7 to Sunday, November 8

Weekend trip to Wernigerode and Quedlingburg

Friday, November 27

Day trip to Dresden

Monday, November 30

Final exams begin for German classes

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.

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