Intensive German Language
Take your language skills to the next level by participating in Temple's Intensive German language program in Leipzig. The four-week or eight-week program is designed for undergraduates who have completed at least one semester of university-level German.
Four-week Option: late May through late June
Eight-week Option: late May through early August
The program takes place in Leipzig, in the heart of Europe in former East Germany.
Language of instruction
As a program participant, you will enroll in a course(s) at interDaF (of the University of Leipzig’s Herder Institut), a non-profit association which constitutes the University of Leipzig’s center specializing in German as a foreign language. The Herder Institut has more than 50 years of excellence in advancing German language skills, as well as teaching about the culture and civilization of Germany.
This program offers several excursions and organized cultural events in order to enhance your learning experience while in Germany.
The summer 2020 program director is Dr. Jamie Zelechowski, Assistant Professor of German at Temple University. ; in alternating years, the program director is Dr. Patricia Melzer, Associate Professor of German at Temple University.
Open to qualified students matriculated at U.S. colleges and universities.
Applying to the program
Application Deadline: February 15
For more information, contact:
- Dr. Jamie Zelechowski; Program Director, summer 2020; Department of German, French, Italian and Slavic; Temple University; 215-204-1760; firstname.lastname@example.org
- Dr. Patricia Melzer; Program Director, summer 2019, 2021; Department of German, French, Italian and Slavic; Temple University; 215-204-1760; email@example.com
- Education Abroad; 215-204-0720; firstname.lastname@example.org