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UF in Mannheim - B1 Intensive German
Mannheim, Germany (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer B
This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer B 2018 03/15/2018
03/15/2018 07/03/2018 08/11/2018

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Language Requirement:
Minimum GPA:
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Program Advisor: Aaron Watkins, Susanne Hill
Type of Credit:
Open to non-UF students:
Yes Program Type: UF Exchange
Liberal Arts and Sciences Field of Study: Foreign Language Studies
Program Description:

UF in Mannheim

B1 Intensive German
Summer B 2018: July 3rd, August 11th, 2018

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About the Program

UF's "B1 Intensive German" program is a total language and culture immersion program. Classes are taught by experienced German instructors of the University of Mannheim. You are encouraged to speak German at all times. You also participate in an "Interaction Partner" program, which pairs American and German students. You meet with your interaction partners outside of class to improve your ability to speak and understand the German language as you gain insights into everyday life in the local community. At the end of the program, you will take the proficiency exam for B1 level proficiency (exam cost is included in the program). For more information on The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, search "Common European Framework." Also, Wikipedia has an accurate and concise entry.

About the Location

Mannheim provides a prime example of modern German urban life, offering a unique blend of cultural and economic activities in the heart of the historic Palatinate region.


You will participate in a Schwarzwald Tour (lunch at Mummelsee), the Mannheim Castle Show of Lights, a cruise on the Neckar, a visit to the Palatina with a guided tour through Hambach and various wine tastings along the way, and a visit to a local brewery, where you will learn how beer is brewed. A beer tasting followed by a traditional German dinner is included in this excursion.


You will be housed in the student dormitories at the University of Mannheim. You will live in single bedrooms (with a sink) and shared bathrooms. Dorm rooms are are wired for Internet access and are in close proximity to classrooms. The dorm provides blanket, pillow and sheets but no towels. 

Experience Intensive Language Instruction from
experienced German Instructors at the University of Mannheim.

Immerse Yourself in German Language and Culture

Earn an Internationally-Recognized Certificate of
Proficiency in German

Course Information

Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Courses are taught by University of Mannheim Faculty.

B1 level (Option #1):
GER 2270: Intermediate German I & II (6 UFGPA)     
GER 2243: Interactive Practice (3 transfer)         

B1 Level (Option #2):
(If you have completed GER 2200/GER 2240):
GER 3470: Advanced German Abroad (6 UFGPA)
GER 2243: Interactive Practice (3 transfer)

Total Number of Credits Offered: 9


  • open to all majors
  • 2.5 GPA or higher
  • students in good standing

Financial Aid

Most financial aid that you would receive on campus during the summer can be applied toward the cost of this study abroad program.

UFIC recommends that you speak with your financial aid advisor about your financial aid eligibility for study abroad. More information can be found at Student Financial Affairs.

2018 Pricing

2018 Undergraduate Program Fee:  $ 2,963 + UF tuition (6 credits) based on residency
Students will receive two different invoices, one from UFIC (program fees) and one from the UF Bursar (6 credits UF tuition based on residency)

A $350 nonrefundable deposit toward the total cost of the program is due at the time of application. The remaining fees are due no later than 45 days prior to departure. If you receive financial aid, you can defer payment until it disburses.

Universitat MannheimWhat's Included:

Tuition for 3 transfer credits, housing, local transportation, excursions and cultural events, cost of proficiency exam, international health insurance, and medical emergency assistance.

What's Not Included:

Tuition for 6 UFGPA credits, round-trip airfare, most meals, additional personal travel, and personal expenses.

UFIC Study Abroad Advisor
Aaron Watkins


Faculty Program Director
Dr. Will Hasty

Dr. Susanne Hill



This program is currently not accepting applications.