The German Studies Call for Papers List
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Freie Universität Berlin invites
applications for its undergraduate FU-BEST (Berlin European Studies) program
for Fall 2011 and beyond.
- Based on the U.S.
academic calendar, FU-BEST offers a strong intensive German language
program as well as an exciting menu of content courses taught mostly in
English but also in part in German.
- There is no language
prerequisite for participation in this program, but all participants are
obligated to enroll on-site in German language training at their
- The content courses
cover topics from a variety of disciplines, ranging from political
science, history, philosophy, and sociology to music history,
architecture, film studies, marketing/management, environmental studies,
sociology, and art history.
- The program has
hosted participants from a wide range of mostly U.S. colleges and
universities, featuring a growing number of formal institutional
partnerships. Student feedback has been very positive.
- Every semester
features a week-long off-site excursion (in the case of Fall 2011, the
participant group will be divided in two and will travel to Gdansk/Warsaw
and to Munich/Vienna, respectively), as well as local field-trips and
Participants are housed
in homestays or single-occupancy apartments, but may also opt out of these
choices if they set up their own housing sufficiently in advance of the
The application deadline
for participation in the Fall 2011 semester is May 1, and October 15 for the Spring
Students may apply
directly to FU-BEST (after approval at their home institution) or via their
home college/university (especially where an institutional partnership exists).
For full details on courses as well
as other features of the program and application materials, please visit www.fubest.org
and click on the many links to all the information and documents (including
Dr. Dirk Verheyen
ERG Universitätsservice GmbH
im Auftrag von / on behalf of
Freie Universität Berlin
European Studies Program (FU-BEST)
Tel. +49-(0)30-838 56582
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