Heidelberg Alumni U.S. (HAUS) is pleased to announce two scholarships for the
month-long International Summer School of German Language and Culture at Heidelberg
University taking place in August 2020. This course allows you to improve your language
skills at Germany’s oldest university while experiencing culture and society in the
beautiful city of Heidelberg.
With its landmark castle, Old Town and the Neckar River, Heidelberg is one of the most beautiful cities in Germany. It is located in the heart of Europe just one hour south of Frankfurt International Airport.
The two $1,000 stipends cover the course fees (EUR 670) plus some spending money.
They are available to qualified students enrolled at universities in the United States. We
are seeking candidates with strong academic backgrounds who can also fulfill the role of
ambassador for HAUS upon their return from Heidelberg.
Heidelberg University is consistently ranked as one of the best universities in Germany
(rated #1 in 2019 by the Academic Ranking of World Universities) and one of the top-rated
institutions of higher education and research in the world. Heidelberg University offers a wide range of study programs, and a strong international orientation: about one-fifth of the university’s over 30,000 students are foreign nationals.
Date: 4 weeks in August
Admission requirements: 18 years or older and enrolled at a U.S. university
Course levels: Elementary (including beginner), Intermediate, Advanced
Courses: 20 hours per week in the morning, additional seminars/lectures in the afternoon
Additional activities: Workshops, movie nights, weekend excursions, etc.
Accommodations: Starting at EUR 360 per room for the duration of the course
Note: Students currently enrolled at Heidelberg University or who are already receiving a scholarship from a different source are not eligible for the HAUS Scholarship.