Program Details

Germany is a breathtakingly beautiful country with a unique and diversely modern culture at every turn. Many exchange students have been happy to call Germany home!
Location:
Berlin, Germany
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
High School
Term:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer, Winter Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:

Study abroad in Germany with YFU. Regardless of your level of German, you will have opportunities to improve and practice with native speakers. Students will take classes at a local school and live with a German family. Your host family will help you adjust to living in Germany and introduce you to your new environment while supporting you during your exchange. While in Germany, you have the option to visit some of the country's most iconic cities and sites, all the while attending a local high school and making new friends.

YFU also offers six-week summer stays in Germany for students looking for a shorter option. Experience what daily life is like in Germany while learning about German culture, trying exciting new foods and experiencing traditions that are different from your own. All the while, no matter what your level of German, your language proficiency and comfort expressing yourself will improve!

Youth For Understanding USA's (YFU) high school study abroad program is an experience that will immerse you in the lives, languages, cultures, and communities of real family in one of more than 40 countries around the globe. YFU is a homestay experience where you live with a carefully selected host family who has agreed to open their home and their hearts to you---providing room, board, and a caring home. You'll gain a global family, make new friends, and even attend a new school on academic programs. Language None. Year and Semester Programs includes an intensive 4-week Orientation and Language Class.

YFU programs make a lasting, life-changing impact on young people. YFU students return as young adults---more independent, competent, and confident---with a deeper understanding of their family and country. They also discover that the YFU experience opens doors for many years to come, enhancing educational and professional opportunities. National, Regional, Corporate Congress-Bundestag, YFU Stiftung, YFU Stipendium, and Young Leaders scholarships available.

Setting Description:
Germany offers an exciting and diverse modern culture with history at every turn. Here, you will have a chance to find a wide variety of cultural or sporting events to attend. You might see some breathtaking countryside, hip urban architecture and fairy-tale castles. Meet new friends at one of the many outdoor festivals and concerts which most cities and villages sponsor throughout the year.

Additional Program Information

Scholarships:
Yes
Scholarships Description:
Full and partial year scholarships available as well as tuition based programming. Please visit our website to learn more.

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