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IU Co-Sponsored Program

  • Southwestern Germany, near French & Swiss borders
  • Near European Union centers in Strasbourg, Luxembourg and Brussels
  • Beautiful, historic university city
  • January to May --OR--
    September to December
Program Organization
Academic Program
  • IES "European Union" program*
  • Orientation with intensive German
  • European Union Studies integrative seminar and Model EU simulation
  • 20 courses on the European Union taught in English for IES students only
  • Elementary and intermediate German language courses
  • Field trips to Luxembourg, Brussels, Paris, Strasbourg
  • Unpaid internships with political parties, governance bodies, and NGOs, where available

*Note: IU selectively co-sponsors IES program offerings, including the one described on this page, but not all IES tracks/offerings. Please contact Overseas Study for clarification.

Course Load

  • Program requires enrollment in German language course, integrative EU seminar, and three IES center courses.
  • 16 IU credits in German language (3 credits), EU seminar (4 credits), and 3 IES courses
  • Co-ed German student residences
Additional Program Information

You may apply if you

  • are a student at any Indiana University campus who is making normal academic progress,
  • are in at least your fourth full-time semester of college, and
  • have approximately a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
Complete eligibility criteria and selection criteria are outlined within the Academic Policies and Procedures of the Office of Overseas Study. Selection is based on maturity, seriousness of purpose, and appropriateness of match between program and applicant. Students on disciplinary probation during program period are not eligible.
Financial Aid
How to Apply for this Program

Application Deadline

  • Fall 2010: March 1, 2010
  • Spring 2011: September 2010

IU committee screens applications.

Notification of application status sent electronically within 4 weeks of application deadline.

Estimated Costs

Fall 2010 Semester

  • IU portion of fee: $640
  • IES portion of fee*: $16,215 (includes tuition, housing, health insurance)
  • Meals: $2,800
  • See IU Fee Sheet for additional cost and payment details.

*Program fee reflects discounted fee for IU students after benefit of the $1,500 IES Public University Grant.

Airfare, personal expenses and vacation travel additional.

Initial prepayment of $500 due April 5, 2010 for fall; October for spring.