About University Study in Germany: University of Freiburg
This program allows you to directly enroll in courses at the University of Freiburg. You will choose courses from a wide range of fields at the university, taught entirely in German. The program is well suited to students with advanced German language skills seeking an affordable, integrated German university experience.
Freiburg's proximity to the Black Forest, France, and Switzerland provides the perfect backdrop to explore the city's unique history, culture, and political life.
Housing & Meals
All program participants live in university dormitories with other international students and German nationals. You will live in single rooms with shared bathrooms and kitchens. Although facilities vary, all dormitories have laundry rooms, TV rooms, and lounges. The program staff will arrange accommodations prior to your arrival in Freiburg.
University of Freiburg extra-curricular clubs and organizations offer numerous activities and excursions during the semester. You will also have the option of participating in the IES activities and excursions. The traditional German academic calendar allows ample free time for personal travel throughout Freiburg, other parts of Germany and the rest of Europe.
Faculty & Staff
IES Abroad provides on-site support and arranges student housing. IES also arranges an on-site orientation as well as optional excursions and events.
About the Learning Abroad Center
Learning Abroad Center programs are:
- Affordable: our programs are cost effective.
- Academically strong: many programs have strong University of Minnesota departmental support and offer pre-approved courses for many majors.
- Culturally rich: regardless of the program you choose, you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the local culture.
- Expertly managed: our staff in Minnesota and abroad are trained professionals and are always available to answer your questions from extensive pre-departure advising and online orientations to reentry programming. Your safety and well-being are paramount, and we work hard to ensure you have a rewarding and safe experience abroad.