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  • Locations: Berlin, Germany
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 02/01/2019 02/04/2019 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Housing Options: Apartment, Homestay
Eligibility Requirements: Completed at least 12 college credits, GPA of 2.75 or higher Duration: Summer
Program Description:
CIEE Summer Contemporary Germany in Berlin, Germany
How does a city with an extraordinarily turbulent and disquieting past learn forge ahead without irresponsibly disregarding what came before? In Berlin, the center of German cultural and intellectual life you’ll examine the dark history and bright future of this fascinating European capital.

Through coursework and hands-on exploration of storytelling, memorial and public space, you’ll investigate themes of pride, shame, memory while gaining critical insight into contemporary Germany.

Study abroad in Berlin and you will:logo
  • Develop your own storytelling and radio production skills through hands-on lab and field work
  • Use the city’s architecture and public spaces to explore what is saved, what is erased and what is honored on the German landscape
  • Take advantage of day-long and weekend trips to neighboring cities and sites

Find out more. 

Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare.

Summer Dates- Various Session Dates Throughout Summer

Program Overview

This Madison College sponsored program is run by the Council for International Education Exchange (CIEE). Students will apply to Madison College and to CIEE for acceptance on the program.

Course Information

Courses will vary depending on session. Please see CIEE's website for more information on available courses.

Additional Information

A passport is required for U.S. citizens traveling abroad. If you need to apply for a passport, it is advised to allow at least 6 weeks for standard processing.

All students are required to attend two pre-departure orientations. These orientations provide information on health and safety, packing, trip planning, flight logistics, and other essential information.


Program fees will be paid directly to CIEE. Please visit the CIEE webpage for specific program costs.

There is a $200 required fee to Madison College that covers Madison College orientation, the academic equivalent process, support before, during, and after Study Abroad, and all associated services.

For More Information

If you would like to know more about studying abroad through Madison College, please email us or call 608-246-6201 to schedule an appointment.