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Communication, Culture, and Decision Making in Germany

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Program Type Departmental
Program Location Heidelberg, Germany
Course # SA 10304
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
To Be Announced
Current Program Dates
Summer 2019 05/30/19 to 06/27/19

Program Leader

Name Torsten Reimer

Program Description

Communication, Culture, and Decision Making in Germany

Application Deadline: Jan 10, 2019, or until full       

Program Highlights

  • Earn 6 credits for your major or minor
  • Tour German cities with a Purdue professor from Germany
  • Experience German culture, history, and cuisine
  • Interact with students from German universities
  • Explore the Rhine river valley
  • Understand communication in German companies
  • Two three-day weekends to travel Europe

Program Itinerary

  • Heidelberg: May 30th – June 27th
  • Trips to Stuttgart, Frankfurt, Speyer, Freiburg, Schwetzingen, Karlsruhe, and Strasbourg (France)
  • Visits of famous castles, museums, and companies in the Rhine river valley and a trip to the European Parliament

Estimated Cost

  • $3600-3800 (plus airfare and part of the meals)
  • Scholarship opportunities available


  • Participation is open to any major and at any level
  • GPA requirement: Good academic standing on a 4.0 scale

No Language Requirement

  • Classes and course material are designed for English-speaking students
  • No experience or training in German are required

Offered Classes

  • Com303: Intercultural Communication
  • Com419: Judgment and Decision Making


  • All students will be housed in the same house
  • Grocery stores are in walking distance and students will be eligible to eat at the award-winning canteen of the University of Heidelberg

Application Deadline: January 10, 2019, or until full


Program Cost

Estimated Program Costs

Note: Costs for this program are estimated and subject to change.

Estimated Costs for Summer 2019

Program fee



$0.00 (Included)

Excursions and site visits

$0.00 (Included)

Meals (breakfast & either lunch or dinner are included)

$300.00 (for meals that are not included)

Metro pass for Heidelberg

$0.00 (Included)

Airfare and shuttle from West Lafayette to Chicago


Purdue study abroad scholarship (Summer) [More Info]

- $1,500

Total (Estimated)


Application Deadline

Jan 10, 2019, or until full


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