HIC | Humboldt Perspectives Study Abroad

Humboldt Perspectives Study Abroad offers visiting undergraduate students from across the globe the opportunity to complete a study period abroad of three months at Humboldt-Universität. Students can choose to study in Berlin in fall (September until December) or spring (February until May).

This program consists of academic courses as well as accompanying intercultural training, German courses, and excursions in the city of Berlin.

Courses are taught in English and are designed for undergraduate students. They are open to students of all subject areas and offer an interdisciplinary approach to a wide range of topical issues related to Berlin, Germany, and Europe. It includes sustainable urban development, digital economy, international migration, European politics, arts and culture, and German history. The courses involve excursions into the city of Berlin to address and discover its diversity and history. German language classes will be offered in small groups according to the language level of the students. The students' different academic, linguistic and cultural backgrounds and experiences are taken into account in the learning process. Lecturers use a variety of interactive, student-centered working methods and enable the students to develop subject-related knowledge, academic working skills and intercultural competence.

The accompanying intercultural training is an integral part of the program. It takes place right at the beginning as well as throughout the study period. Students from around the globe and from Germany will form a community and reflect on their study abroad experience from different perspectives.


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