Study Abroad in Germany
Deutschland heute – Facets of Contemporary Germany
May 19 to June 8, 2019
Available NIU Credits
- FLGE 300 - Special Topics in German Language, Literature, Linguistics or Culture (3)
INTL 301 - Study Abroad Program (3)
Facets of Contemporary Germany
|9:15-12:30||Learning and talking about the Harz Mountain National Park, Tourism, Mining and its environmental impact, UNESCO world heritage sites in the area|
|2:30-5:30||Walking tour through the Harz to the old mining town St. Andreasberg and tour of historic silver mine Grube Samson|
|7:00-8:00||Discussion and information session “Germany goes green – recycling and beyond”|
|8:00-10:00||Reflection of the day and writing journals followed by Snack and German Gemütlichkeit|
Students share a comfortable twin room with bathroom. A balcony provides a breathtaking view of the beautiful surroundings. At IHS, students get full board. So far, everyone agreed: the food there is outstanding. Once traveling, students share rooms in excellent hotels, breakfast included.
Rooms at IHS
Regional excursions from the IHS to, for example, Goslar, Göttingen, the VW Autostadt in Wolfsburg, and more.
During the last week, participants will travel along the German Fairy Tale Road in the footsteps of the Brothers Grimm, visiting Bremen and Bremerhaven, Hameln (The Pied Piper), Kassel, and Marburg. The last three days are spent in Berlin with plenty of sightseeing, guided tours, and expert presentations, but also free time for exploration.