Receive CMU credit while studying in cities like Berlin, Lüneburg, Stuttgart, Bochum or Hamburg for a summer, a semester or an entire year. 

Stu​dent Experiences

Here are some CMU-German students who share their experiences studying abroad in Germany.

  • Megan Frey (German & Psychology major) studied in Lüneburg, Germany
  • Nate Mansfield (International Business major; Finance, Information Systems & German minor) studied in Bochum, Germany, from January - March 2020.
  • Grace Ridley studied in Berlin, Germany, during the summer of 2019.
  • Morgan Thomas, '20, (German major, Leadership minor) studied in Berlin, Germany, during the summer of 2019.


Junior Year in Germany

Federation of German-American ClubsA competitive scholarship is available for a year-long study abroad at one of 24 German universities​.

VDAC: Verband deutsch-amerikanischer Clubs
(Federation of German-American Clubs)

  • Competitive scholarship covers tuition, room and board, monthly stipend
  • Location: at one of 24 German universities
  • Credits: up to 24
  • Courses: German studies courses and courses in other academic fields 
  • ​​Website: http://www.vdac.de/en.html
  • Advisor:​ Daniela Richter (richt2dm@cmich.edu)

Semester-Long Programs: 

U S A C  at Leuphana Universitat in Luneburg, German
Lüneburg, Germany: USAC at Leuphana Universität




Freie Universitat in Berlin.​​Berlin, Germany: FU-Best




Bochum, GermanyBochum​, Ger​many: 


Summer Programs:

Freie Universitat in Berlin.
    ​Berlin, Germany: Freie Universität Berlin (FUB​​IS)​
    • Duration: 6 weeks (two sessions available)
    • Credits: 3-4
    • Courses: German language ​courses and cultural topics courses
    • FUBIS Website​
    • Advisor:​ Daniela Richter (richt2dm@cmich.edu)


    U S A C  at Leuphana Universitat in Luneburg, German

    Lüneburg, Germany: USAC at Leuphana Universität
    • Duration: 6 weeks (two sessions available)
    • Credits: 3-4
    • Courses: German language courses and cultural topics courses
    • USAC Website
    • Advisor:​ Daniela Richter (richt2dm@cmich.edu)​​