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Summer 2012 UAB in Germany: International Issues in Social Work

Term To Study: Summer 2012
Application Deadline: Feb 27, 2012
Program Starts: Jun 03, 2012
Program Ends: Jun 23, 2012
Major 1: Social Work
Subject 1:
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Exchange
Program Fee: $2,876.00
Link 1: UAB Office for Study Away Scholarships
Link 2: Hochschule Esslingen International Office Website
Link 3: Esslingen & Germany
Link 4: Hotel am Charlottenplatz
Program Locations: Berlin, Esslingen, Frankfurt
Contact Name: Uab Office For Study Away
Contact Email: studyabroad@uab.edu
What is Included: THE UAB IN GERMANY COSTS SHEET INDICATES ALL COSTS AND PAYMENT DEADLINES.

APPLY FOR UAB STUDY AWAY SCHOLARSHIPS!

UAB Study Away Program Fee: $2876.00**
**Program Fee includes: Esslingen University tuition for 3 credits to transfer back to UAB, round-trip airfare from Birmingham, double occupancy accommodation, some meals, academic excursions, most transportation.
What is not Included: Other costs such as personal expenses, passport fees, vaccinations and luggage fees are not included.
Estimated Costs: The total cost of this program is approximately $3484.00 and is broken down as follows:

UAB Study Away Program Fee: $2876.00**
Estimated meal costs for meals not included in program price: $608.00***

See the UAB in Germany Costs Sheet below for details on payment deadlines. Please note: The cost of this travel program is based on 7 full fare UAB participants and may be increased for a smaller group.

**Program Fee includes: Esslingen University tuition for 3 credits to transfer back to UAB, round-trip airfare from Birmingham*****, double occupancy accommodation, some meals, academic excursions, most transportation.
***These costs vary depending upon individual student spending habits. Students must be prepared to take no less than $608.00 with them to cover other reasonable meal expenses.
****Costs subject to change without notice due to fluctuations in currency conversion rates and/or student enrollment. Taxes and fuel surcharges which are not covered by our contract with the airlines are subject to change and may result in additional charges. Although we make every effort to find suitable roommates for each participant, a single supplement may be charged for any single for which no suitable roommate is available. Other costs such as airline booking fees, personal expenses, passport fees, vaccinations and luggage fees are not included
*****You are required to fly with the group arrangements that have been made that will be announced at a later date. You will receive further airline ticket reservation instructions after you apply.
Documents: 
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Program Description

UNDERGRADUATES AND GRADUATES WELCOME TO PARTICIPATE!

Esslingen is situated in the southwest of Germany, close to Stuttgart, the capital of the federal state of Baden-W├╝rttemberg. It is home of many companies, of industry and service industries. While Esslingen offers a high standard of living, you will be captured by its picturesque vineyards and the historical old town with its castle and many half-timbered houses. It is a pleasure to relax enjoy the varied cultural scene after a busy and demanding day at the University.

The program consists of 2 weeks of lectures combined with 1 week of academic site visits. The academic program includes:

  • 3 credits of Social Work coursework transferrable to UAB

  • 1 course in "German History and Culture"

  • Visits to companies and other sites of interests

  • Organized cultural activities

ELIGIBILITY:
  • At least Sophomore standing.

  • Minimum GPA of 2.7 or above

  • Permission of UAB Office for Study Away

Click here for instructions on how to apply to this program.

Quick Facts

Population: 81305856
Capital: Berlin
Per-capita GDP: $ 38400
Size: 357022 km2
Time Zone: (GMT + 01:00 hour) Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris

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