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|GPA Requirement:||2.0||Language of Instruction:||German|
|Class Standing:||Freshman, Junior, Senior, Sophomore||Language Prerequisite:||2 Semesters|
|Course Prerequisite:||German 112, 123 or 150||Housing:||Residence Hall|
|Program Type:||UT Faculty-Directed||Open to non-UTK Students:||No|
|Experience Type:||Study Abroad||Program Coordinator:||Michael Saenz|
|Field of Study:||German|
Study Intermediate German in Sunny Freiburg!
It is impossible not to fall in love with Freiburg. Maybe it’s the curving cobblestone streets, medieval architecture, and beautiful cathedral. Or maybe it’s the city’s progressive mindset—Freiburg shows a remarkable commitment to the environment and the development of sustainable technologies. Either way, we invite you to study abroad in Freiburg and discover all there is to love about this enchanting university town.
Located in southwestern Germany on the edge of the Black Forest, the city has a population of about 230,000 people. Freiburg is known for its medieval university and minster as well as for its high standard of living and advanced environmental practices. Because of its scenic beauty and relatively warm and sunny climate, Freiburg is also a hub for regional tourism.
While in Freiburg, students can be housed in a local student residence hall or a local hostel/hotel depending on availability. Kitchen facilities will be available and internet access will be provided.
Upon successful completion of the program, students will receive 6 credits for German 223 ( a combination of German 211 and German 212). Classes will be held Monday through Friday at the IES Abroad Freiburg Center, which is located at the heart of Freiburg and within easy walking distance of the city center. The IES Abroad Center offers students a full range of facilities including a computer lab, small library, and classrooms. Wireless internet is also available in the Center.
Upon arrival in Freiburg, students will receive a guided city walking tour and a comprehensive orientation on health and safety, culture, and living in Freiburg. Local site visits in Freiburg will include the following:
- Münster Tour
- Vauban Tour
STRASBOURG (DAY TRIP)
Travel to the capital city of the Alsace region in eastern France and visit the European Parliament. Strasbourg's historic city center, the Grande Île, was classified a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1988. With regard to architecture, the city is chiefly known for its sandstone Gothic Cathedral with its famous astronomical clock and for its medieval cityscape of Rhineland black and white timber-framed buildings. In addition to visiting the European Parliament, students will enjoy a group meal and a boat tour.
OESCHINENSEE REGION IN THE SWISS ALPS (DAY TRIP)
Spend the day visiting the Oeschinensee Region in the Swiss Alps. The Oeschinensee Lake is near Kandersteg in the Bernese Oberland and is no doubt one of the most beautiful mountain lakes in Switzerland.
Want to learn more? Attend an info session!When? Wednesday, January, 18, 2017
Where? Programs Abroad Resource Room (in Melrose Hall right next to Hodges Library)
What time? 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Dr. Maria Stehle
Modern Foreign Languages
716A McClung Tower
Phone: (865) 974-7001
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