Junior Year Abroad — Humboldt University, Berlin

Junior Year Abroad — Humboldt University, Berlin

Bard College students spend one semester (typically the Spring semester of the Junior year) at Humboldt taking courses in the academic area(s) that best fit or complement their major, including German, literature, music, history, philosophy, cultural studies, etc. Before the start of the semester, which runs from early April to mid-July, students participate in an intensive one-month language course at Humboldt University.

Overview

The Humboldt University, Berlin:  Bard’s official exchange partner in Germany

Bard College students spend one semester (typically the Spring semester of the Junior year) at Humboldt taking courses in the academic area(s) that best fit or complement their major, including German, literature, music, history, philosophy, cultural studies, etc. Before the start of the semester, which runs from early April to mid-July, students participate in an intensive one-month language course at Humboldt University.

The Bard Exchange Program allows students to apply  through Bard and directly enroll as a student in our German partner school, the Humboldt University, Berlin. Students pay their regular Bard tuition but are responsible for paying room, board, and fees to the partner university.

Begin Here: Please review the Study Abroad Overview page for time-sensitive requirements and information

Contact: Thomas Wild (twild@bard.edu), Professors Franz Kempf (kempf@bard.edu), or Stephanie Kufner (kufner@bard.edu)
Pre-Trip Requirements: In order to study abroad and receive full credit, students must submit a Petition for Study Abroad, which must be approved by the student’s academic advisor, the Study Abroad Adviser, and the Dean of Studies; full info here: http://www.bard.edu/bardabroad/bard/.

Details

Pre-Trip Course Requirements:

All full-time, matriculated Bard students who maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher are eligible to study abroad. Proficiency requirement: 5 semesters of College German. Students who intend to take a semester away from Bard must have moderated successfully by the time of their study abroad experience.

Due Dates:

Register before February 15th (Summer Sem)
September 15th (Winter Sem)
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