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Leipzig, Germany

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Students in Germany
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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.

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Program dates

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


Academic program

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 program director is Dr. Patricia Melzer, Associate Professor of German at Temple University. 


Program-arranged dormitories


Open to qualified students matriculated at U.S. colleges and universities.

Applying to the program

Application Deadline: February 15

For more information, contact: