On this co-sponsored European Union summer program, students take two courses in English at the IES Abroad center with students from IU and other U.S. institutions. The program also includes extensive field trips through Bosnia-Herzegovina and Serbia, Russia and a Baltic state. Freiburg, in the foothills of the Black Forest, is located near the borders with France and Switzerland.
European Union Summer
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Summer 2019: 5/28 - 7/21
- Program Organization
- This is an IU Co-Sponsored Program
- Summer Program on the EU with IES Abroad
- EU Center in Freiburg
- Typical enrollment: 15-25 students from U.S. colleges and universities
- Academic Program
- IES Abroad "European Union" Summer program*
- Orientation includes basic German language instruction
- European Union Studies integrative seminar: "Shattered Dreams in Europe's Troubled Borderlands? Southeastern European Cultures and Societies Between Conflict and Reconciliation" (REEI-R 300) (4cr)
- Students select one additional, EU-related course
- Program incorporates extended field study trips to Bosnia-Herzegovina and Serbia, Russia and a Baltic state
- 7 IU credits
- Program requires enrollment in:
- Integrative Seminar: Shattered Dreams in Europe's Troubled Borderlands? Southeastern European Cultures and Societies Between Conflict and Reconciliation (REEI-R 300) (4cr) PLUS
- Security Dynamics in the EU’s Eastern and Southeastern Borderlands (POLS-Y 340) (3cr) OR
- Transition and Development in Southeastern and Eastern Europe (REEI-R 300) (3cr)
* -OS 100 is the default designation to identify overseas study recorded as 100-level undistributed credit that can count in total hours toward graduation and may be able to satisfy major, minor, or distributional requirements with the approval of participant's school or the department.
*Note: IU selectively co-sponsors IES Abroad program offerings, including the one described on this page, but not all IES Abroad tracks/offerings. Please contact Overseas Study for clarification.
- Additional Information
- Residence hall accommodation in single or double room in co-ed suite shared with German and international students
- Program Eligibility
You may apply if you:
- are an undergraduate student at any Indiana University campus who is making normal academic progress
- are in at least your fourth full-time semester of college
- have approximately a 2.75 cumulative GPA
Complete eligibility criteria and selection criteria are outlined within the Academic Policies and Procedures of the Office of Overseas Study. Selection is based on maturity, seriousness of purpose, and appropriateness of match between program and applicant. Students on disciplinary probation during program period are ineligible.
- Costs and Financial Aid
- IU portion of fee: $228.00
- IES Abroad portion of fee* paid to IU bursar: $7,900 (academic fees, housing, orientation, field trips, health insurance)
- Meals: $1,000
- International airfare: $750 - $1,800
- See IU Fee Sheet for additional cost and payment details.
*Based on published IES materials. Indiana University cannot guarantee the prices charged by IES and is not responsible for any price increase or change.
Personal expenses and vacation travel additional. Initial prepayment of $500 due March 4, 2019.
Financial Aid and Scholarships:
- IU scholarships, grants and loans applicable to program costs with some exceptions. Please carefully check these exceptions before you commit to a program.
- IES Abroad Merit-based, Diversity Scholarships, Legacy Scholarships and Disability Grants available.
Please see our financial aid page for general information and links to additional scholarship opportunities.
- Program Contacts
Faculty or Staff member who can provide detailed information about this program
Student Services Coordinator
Helps students navigate the application process and coordinates with cosponsoring organizations.