Short-Term Programs in Hessen Germany
International Summer Universities (ISU) have a common structure (study program, language courses, cultural program, and credits), the content of the study program varies according to the profile of each university. Since each location offers its own ISU at a different time, it is possible to participate in more than one ISU, and thus to focus on more than one subject while spending the summer break in Hessen. For more information visit the Office of International Education (OIE) or visit or visit the Hessen ISU website. or find a program brochure here.
Next summer's program dates and courses will be finalized by the end of the fall semester.
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Frankfurt International Summer University (ISU)
This program will be held on both Hessen exchange Frankfurt university locations (Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences and Goethe University) which are also close to Frankfurt's lively city center. Frankfurt itself has a rich history and is also is the most important European financial and trading center.
Learn more about the city and the university here: http://www.isu-frankfurt.de/
Frankfurt ISU Course Options
Student will enroll in a German language course (beginner - advanced, 3 UWGB credits) and one additional subject focused course (3 UWGB credits). Visit the program website for more course details. Students choose one subject focused course module:
- European Studies including Intercultural Communication, Integration, Economic and Social Policy, Central Banking, and Law
- European Finance including Intercultural Communication, Risk Management, Central Banking, and Debt Financing
An extensive cultural program with weekend excursions, professional visits, banquets and more. Activities include a Frankfurt city tour, climbing park, 2 day excursion to Strasbourg, France to visit the European Parliment, and a day trip to the Ederbach Monastery, and more!. The course program will also visit the European Central Bank, the German Central Bank, and the German Stock Exchange.
The Frankfurt ISU offers additional optional excursions for a fee. Past excursions have included the following locations:
- Weekend Trips: German capital Berlin and the Netherlands capital Amsterdam
Students will share a double room with another ISU participant in a local hotel. Breakfast is provided, and the accommodation is near both Frankfurt campuses (Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences and Goethe University) as well as the city center. Learn more on the general information website