2021-2022 Fees

Semester Tuition (includes health insurance): $16,785
Year Tuition (includes health insurance): $33,570

Middlebury College students pay an additional $1,850 study abroad fee per semester.

Estimated Out-of-Pocket Expenses

  Semester Year
Room/Board $4,920 $9,840
Books/Supplies $570 $1,160
Personal $1,180 $2,350
Travel from New York $1,100 $1,100
Visa/Residency Permit N/A N/A
Total $7,770 $14,450

Additional Notes

  • Personal expenses cover some basic necessities (local transportation, cell phone, bank fees, program-sponsored excursions, etc.) and do not include your discretionary spending (e.g. entertainment, fitness, and travel).
  • All fees are subject to change. Exchange rate used: €1 = $1.2.
  • Students who reserve dormitories in Mainz will transfer money from their German bank accounts to the School in Germany after onsite arrival (when they will open their bank accounts). Students in Potsdam and Berlin will be paying their rents to dorms from their German bankaccounts directly.
  • Students who wait and select apartments will transfer their rent from their bank account to their landlord’s account.

Fall 2021-22  Mainz, Potsdam, and Berlin

Note: Early Birds are students who have been admitted to the program after completing fewer than six semesters of German (Middlebury undergraduates are not eligible). In the Fall of 2021-22, the language course is administered by Sprachule ProfiL in Mainz (online). Tuition is covered by the program.

Please note: Dates below assume that you self-quarantined 14 days before departing for Germany and that you can provide a negative Covid-19 test (microbiological swab test) and a medical certificate about your having no symptoms obtained not earlier than 48 hours prior to your arrival. You will be asked to present the test results when you enter the country, so that you will not have to go into quarantine. Should you not be able to obtain the test results/medical certificate within 48 hours, you can get both at the Frankfurt Airport upon arrival. Click here for information on registration and costs.*

Mainz Fall 2021-22*

Sep 6  Early Bird Virtual Immersion Activities Begin Remotely—no students arrive in Germany before October 11
Sep 6 - 24 Early Bird Intensive Language Course (Sprachschule ProfiL, Online)
Sep 27 - Oct 1 Online Orientation (ORN) (Mandatory) remotely, all students
Oct 4 - Oct 8 Culture and Composition Module 1 (Intensive Academic Writing, Online, Mandatory) remotely, all students
Oct. 11 - Oct 12 ALL Student Arrivals (no arrivals after 3 p.m. local time)
Oct 13 - Oct 15 On-site ORN / Administration / Registration
Oct 18 Classes Start
Nov 1 All Saints’ Day (Holiday, no class)
Dec 18 - Jan 2 Christmas Break
Jan 3 Classes Resume
Feb 4 Last Day of Class, all Papers Due
Feb 10 Earliest Recommended Departure Date
Feb 28 Program Ends (university registration and insurance end)
   

 Potsdam, Fall 2021-22*

Sep 13 Early Bird Virtual Immersion Activities Begin Remotely—no students arrive in Germany before Oct 18
Sep 13 - Oct 1 Early Bird Intensive Language Course (Sprachschule ProfiL, Online)
Sep 4 - Oct 8 Online Orientation (ORN) (Mandatory) remotely, all students
Oct 11 - Oct 15 Culture and Composition Module 1 (Intensive Academic Writing, Online, Mandatory) remotely, all students
Oct 18 - Oct 19 ALL Student Arrivals (no arrivals after 3 p.m. local time)
Oct 20 - Oct 22 On-site ORN / Administration / Registration
Oct 25 Classes Start
Oct 31 Reformation Day (Holiday, no class)
Dec 18 - Jan 2 Christmas Break
Jan 3 Classes Resume
Feb 18 Last Day of Class, All Papers Due
Feb 24 Earliest Recommended Departure Date
Feb 28 Program ends (university registration and insurance end)
   

Berlin, Fall 2021-22*

Sep 6 Early Bird Virtual Immersion Activities Begin—no students arrive in Germany before October 11
Sep 6 - Sep 24 Early Bird Intensive Language Course (Sprachschule ProfiL, Online)
Sep 27 - Oct 1 Online Orientation (ORN) (Mandatory) remotely, all students
Oct 4 - Oct 8 Culture and Composition Module 1 (Intensive Academic Writing, Online, Mandatory) remotely, all students
Oct 11 - Oct 12 ALL Student Arrivals (no arrivals after 3 p.m. local time)
Oct 13 - Oct 15 On-site ORN / Administration / Registration
Oct 18 Classes Start
Dec 18 - Jan 2 Christmas Break
Jan 3 Classes Resume
Feb 18 Last Day of Class, All Papers Due
Feb 24 Earliest Recommended Departure Date
Feb 28 Program ends (university registration and insurance end)
   

*All dates and Corona-regulations Subject to Change