Summer 2020

Make next summer your most memorable yet.
Two summer sessions available!

SUMMER I: May 27 - June 26, 2020
SUMMER II: July 2 - July 31, 2020

Your benefits when participating in both sessions:

  • Stay 10 weeks and earn 12 US semester credits
  • SAVE $1,205 on the program fee
  • Financial Aid is available for qualifying students

If your academic commitments do not allow for a semester abroad, a summer at the ESC Heidelberg might be the right solutions for you. Participating in the ESC Heidelberg summer I and/or II session is a great way to experience European culture at its best without missing a semester at your home institution.

During your time abroad you will gain a new perspective while enjoying academic, career, and personal growth and you will see some of the main sights in Germany and France.

What's included

  • Tuition for two courses per session, each suggested for 3 US credits (= 6 US semester credits)
  • Official transcripts from the University of the Incarnate Word and the SRH University Heidelberg
  • Accommodations at the ESC Heidelberg in twin rooms with shared bathrooms and cooking facilities. (Single rooms or rooms with private bathrooms are available upon request for an additional fee)
  • Transportation from/to Frankfurt International Airport (FRA) for those who arrive/depart on the assigned dates
  • Transportation for included cultural activities
  • Numerous field trips and cultural activities
  • Welcome and farewell dinners and occasionally a meal as part of a cultural activity
  • Professional on-site support from study center staff
  • Extensive orientation
  • Free use of wi-fi, laundry, and facilities at the ESC Heidelberg
  • Cell phone use (optional, students must pay for minutes they use)

Not included in the program fee: International airfare, insurance, visa/passport expenses (if necessary), additional meals, beverages, and misc. personal costs.

Cultural Program

    In addition to your classes, you will tak part in many cultural and professional excursions throughout the term, for example:
  • Tour of Heidelberg and entrance to the Heidelberg Castle
  • Day excursion to Frankfurt
  • Day excursion to Speyer
  • Day excursion to Worms
  • Professional visits to companies such as Audi or Mercedes

Summer I

CLST 4399 Cultural Violence, the Arts, and Global Health
GOVT 3350 European Politics
GERM 1311 Elementary German I
GERM 1312/2311/2312 Intensive German at the International House Collegium Palatinum (3 US semester credits) Students enrolling in a non-beginner level will be enrolled in the level based on a placement test

Special topics course offered in SU I 2020 only


RELS-3381 Global Justice
REHS3320 Cultural Issues in Healthcare

ENGL 3310 The Human Story Through Literature
ENGL 3375:Grannies, Germlins, and the Brothers Grimm

Summer II

BINT 3361 International Marketing
HIST 3340 Modern Europe
SOCI 3332 / BINT 3332 Culturology and Cross-Cultural Communication
GERM 1311 Elementary German I
GERM 1312/2311/2312 Intensive German at the International House Collegium Palatinum (3 US semester credits) Students enrolling in a non-beginner level will be enrolled in the level based on a placement test

Special topics course offered in SU I 2020 only

SOCI/CRJU 3323:Issues in Contemporary Criminal Justice

Summer 2020

Summer Program Fee$ 4,950 for each session $ 8,695 for both
 A late fee of $50 will be added to applications submitted after the application deadline.
Additional expected costs for all students
Student visa$ 65 (estimated)
International health insurance (CISI) for each session:$ 50
International airfare$ 1,000-1,200
Room deposit (refundable) To be paid when you check into your room. We either will hold your credit card details or you can give the on-site staff a personal check.$ 250 or 300 Euro
Personal costsvaries
Meals not included in the programvaries
Optional:
Single room supplement (per summer term)$ 100
Early arrival / late departure (per night) Requests must be made no later than two weeks in advance.$ 30
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Summer ISummer II
Application deadlineMarch 1, 2020April 1, 2020
Arrival in Heidelberg (plan to arrive by 1 pm)Wed. May 27, 2020Thurs. July 2, 2020
Mandatory OrientationWed. May 27 - Sun. May 31, 2020Thurs. July 2 ‐ Mon. July 6, 2020
Classes StartMon. June 1, 2020Mon. July 6, 2020
Add/Drop Deadline for ESC CoursesFri. June 5, 2020Tues. July 7, 2020
Last day of class incl. finalsThu. June 25, 2020Thu. July 30, 2020
Check out of housingFri. June 26, 2020Fri. July 31, 2020