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Featuring CCIS Programs

International House Heidelberg - Collegium Palatinum, Germany

Heidelberg, Germany (Europe)



Quick Facts

Fall 2020

Session I: August 23 - December 12, 2020 (16-weeks)
Session II: August 23 -  October 17, 2020 (8-weeks)
Session III: October 18 - December 12, 2020 (8-weeks)
Session IV: August 23 - September 19, 2020 (4-weeks)
NEW!
Session V: October 18 - November 12, 2020 (4-weeks) NEW!

Application Deadline: All application materials are due 45 business days before the program start date.

Costs:  $3,470 - $11,100 CCIS Member | $3,870 - $ 11,500 Non-Member
* Cost varies depending on lenght of session and housing option.


Spring 2020
Session I
Dates:
  January 6 - April 25, 2020

Application Deadline: All application materials are due 45 business days before the program start date.
Costs:  $11,280 - Homestay/ $9,840 - Apartment  CCIS Member | $11,680 - Homestay/ $10,240 Apartment  Non-Member*

Session II
Dates:
 January 6 - February 29, 2020

Application Deadline: 
All application materials are due 45 business days before the program start date.
Costs:  $6,880 - Homestay/ $5,510 - Appartment CCIS Member | $6,630 - Homestay/ $5,910 Appartment Non-Member

Session III
Dates:
 March 1 - April 25, 2020

Application Deadline: 
All application materials are due 45 business days before the program start date.
Costs:  $6,230 - Homestay/ $6,160 - Appartment CCIS Member  | $7,280 - Homestay/ $6,560 Appartment Non-Member
 

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Program Overview

The International House Heidelberg-Collegium Palatinum is located in Heidelberg, one of Germany's most beautiful and beloved cities, which has long been a center of university education. This world-famous, small romantic town is an ideal place to learn German.

Located on the slopes of densely forested hills, Heidelberg is about an hour's train ride from the major urban center of Frankfurt, with access to famous scenic spots such as the Black Forest regions, and is within a few hours' drive from Munich and the Swiss and Austrian Alps. Founded in 1958, the IH Heidelberg-Collegium Palatinum offers German courses all year round, at all levels, for participants who want to learn German intensively and effectively.




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Contact Program Sponsor and Advisor

Broward College
Violeta Rivera
Study Abroad Advisor

Questions? Contact me
abroad@broward.edu
Tel:(954) 201-7709

This program is sponsored and administered by Broward College.

Academics & Program

International House (iH) Heidelberg - Collegium Palatinum

Founded in 1958, IH Heidelberg - Collegium Palatinum offers German courses at all levels for participants who want to learn German intensively and effectively. 

The school is located in one of Germany’s most beautiful and beloved cities, which has been the center of university education for more than 600 years. Heidelberg is world-famous for its romantic charm, a favorite tourist spot, and the ideal place to learn German. It is about an hour’s train ride from the major urban center of Frankfurt, with access to famous scenic spots such as the Black Forest regions, and is within a few hours’ drive from Munich and the Swiss and Austrian Alps, and France.

Course Offerings

The iH Heidelberg - Collegium Palatinum has an international environment in which American students share the classroom with other language learners coming from all over the world.The Intensive Language Program is offered at all levels from beginner to advanced, and the language of instruction is German from the very first lesson. Professors at iH Heidelberg - Collegium Palatinum hold university degrees, have teaching experience in German as a foreign language, and speak one or more foreign languages themselves   

Participants will be asked to take an online placement exam prior to departure and then given an oral placement exam on the first day of classes at iH Heidelberg - Collegium Palatinum in order to confirm level of proficiency. Classes take place from Monday through Friday from 8:30 am – 1:00 pm.  Students receive 25 hours of instruction per week, accruing a total of 100 contact hours during the 4-week sessions, 200 contact hours during the 8-week session and a total of 400 contact hours during the 16-week session.

Transcripts/Grades: Upon completion of the program, students receive a Certificate of Attendance from the Collegium Palatinum including levels completed and grades obtained.

Academic Highlights

The iH-Collegium Palatinum is members of both the International Association of Language Centres (IALC) and the International House World Organisation (IHWO). IALC is a global network of accredited independent language schools instructing the official language of their country with excellent academic standards, outstanding customer service, and a passion for language teaching and international communication. IHWO is committed to excellence in language teaching and teacher training, with affiliated schools being approved for dedication to quality teaching, facilities, and student care.

Course Credits: Course credits vary
Language of Instruction: German

Student Life & Housing

Student Life

The ih Heidelberg - Collegium Palatinum is located in the historic “Villa Krehl” in Heidelberg’s most beautiful residential area. The historic building with its spacious garden provides students with the perfect environment to live and learn. The classrooms and offices impress with their modern equipment and impart a true campus feeling. The picturesque garden allows for a variety of recreational activities for the students, such as barbecuing, playing a game of ball, or simply relaxing.

The school offers an exceptional atmosphere and facilities including well-equipped classrooms, a computer lab, library, Wi-Fi, spacious garden and terraces, TV room, student residences on and off-campus iH Heidelberg - Collegium Palatinum organizes a city tour of Heidelberg for the students during their first week of class, which encourages the students to get to know one another.

In addition, the school offers local sightseeing trips to Heidelberg Castle, museums, day trips to nearby cities, visits to cultural and historic sites, and recreational events such as sports and social events. Students are expected to participate in all of the activities offered.

Housing

Students have two housing options. The first option is to live in a state-of-the-art and trendy student residences "Campus Viva" in the modern Bahnstadt-quarter about 30 minutes away from campus. Campus Viva provides modern fully-furnished single studios with a built-in kitchen and en-suite bathroom.  The public areas offer inviting rooms for socializing, common learning, cooking and relaxing. There is a TV- lounge for all, a modern fitness area, a shared kitchen, and washing machines and dryers in the laundry center. High-speed internet and cable TV are included.*

The second housing option is to live with a local host family. This is a great option available to students who wish to become immersed in German culture and practice their conversational German skill in and out of the classroom! The homestay-options include a shared room (private might be requested but subject to availability), breakfast and dinner. Homestays are located 20-30 minutes from campus but have easy access to public transportation. 

*Comparable accommodation may be provided in lieu of student apartments should a vacancy become unavailable. Early application is recommended to ensure housing preference.

Duration & Costs

Duration

Fall 2020
Session I: August 23 - December 12, 2020 (16-weeks)
Session II: 
August 23 -  October 17, 2020 (8-weeks)
Session III: October 18 - December 12, 2020 (8-weeks)
Session IV: August 23 - September 19, 2020 (4-weeks) NEW!
Session V: October 18 - November 12, 2020 (4-weeks) NEW!


Spring 2020
Session I: January 6, April 25, 2020 (16-weeks)
Session II: January 6 - February 29,2020 (8-weeks)

Session III: March 1 - April 25, 2020 (8-weeks)


Costs

Fall 2020
16-week session (host family with two meals a day): $11,100 CCIS member | $11,500 non-member
16-week session (student single studio): $9,660 CCIS member | $10,060 non-member

8-week session (host family with two meals a day): $6,680 CCIS member | $7,080 non-member
8-week session (student single studio): $5,960 CCIS member | $6,360 non-member

4-week session (host family with two meals a day): $3,830CCIS member | $4,230 non-member
4-week session (student single studio): $3,470CCIS member | $3,870 non-member


Spring 2020
16-week session 
$11,280 homestay/ $9,840 - Appartment CCIS member | $11,680 - Homestay/ $10,240 Appartment non-member
8-week session 
$6,880 - Homestay/ $6,160 - Appartment CCIS member | $7,280 - Homestay/ $6,560 Appartment non-member


Costs Included: Instructional fees (tuition) and administrative costs; single room in a student apartment (no meals) or a single room with a host family (two daily meals are included); internet access; full access to Collegium Palatinum's library; pre-departure information and materials; on-site support; teaching materials, cultural and leisure program; one-way airport shuttle upon arrival or departure (from Frankfurt International to Heidelberg);and mandatory CISI health and accident insurance

Costs Not Included: Airfare (approximately $1,000-1,600); personal and miscellaneous expenses; all meals if living in apartments or one daily meal (lunch) if living with host family; public transportation; 250 euro damage deposit if living in a student apartment (approx. $280 minus any damages - refundable upon departure)

All costs, fees, and dates are subject to change without notification. Contact the program sponsor to verify all costs, fees, and dates for this program. 

* Please note: a non-refundable program deposit of $300 is due two (2) weeks after official acceptance and is applied towards the total cost of the program. Please refer to your acceptance materials for information on arrival, orientation, and academic calendar. The refund policy is program-specific and non-transferable. Refer to your acceptance materials for the comprehensive refund policy or contact the program sponsor.

Eligibility & Deadlines

Application Deadlines

All application materials must be received 45 days before program start date.

Eligibility Requirements

The program is open to students at least 18 years old with a 2.5 cumulative GPA or higher.

Refund and Cancellation Policy

The student must notify Broward College and the Collegium Palatinum in writing if he/she desires to withdraw from the program.  Host institution program and instructional fees are fully refundable prior to the 45-day deadline (the date 45 business days before the scheduled starting date in Heidelberg).  Withdrawals for urgent reasons, e.g., medical reasons and family emergency, within the 45-day period will result in a refund of all monies.  Students who withdraw after the first day of class at Collegium Palatinum will be charged for all program fees.

Have you talked with your study abroad advisor about your home institution's application process? Your institution's deadline might be earlier than the CCIS program application deadline. Check now to make sure all of your material is submitted on time!

 



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