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Program Details

Language Requirement: 2 semesters of German instruction

Language of Instruction: German, English

Required GPA: 2.75

Term: Full Year, Spring

Program Costs

Students pay regular CCSU tuition directly to CCSU. Room and board costs will be paid on-site in Germany.


Erin Beecher
International Education Coordinator
Center for International Education
Barnard Hall, Rm 123
860 832 2043

Heidelberg University

Heidelberg, Germany

University's Website


Nestled between rolling hills, where the Neckar River spills out into the Rhine plane, Heidelberg University enjoys a beautiful and historic location. Under the watchful eye of the famous Heidelberg Castle, the university is interspersed throughout the city, sharing its history and intellectual legacy. Founded in the fourteenth century, the university has a strong tradition in the liberal arts and is a leader in the sciences and medicine.

Academic Subjects

Accounting, Biology, Biomolecular Sciences, Chemistry, Communication, Computer Science, Earth Science, Economics, English, Geography, German Language and Culture, History, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology

Students may follow an intensive language course (20 hours per week) in the Deutsch als Fremdsprache program (DaF) during their first semester.


Students will be housed in a student dormitory. Dormitory room reservations will be made by the international office or Auslandsamt of the host university.