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Study Abroad

Study Abroad

German majors and minors are encouraged to spend a summer, semester, or year of study abroad as a vital part of their undergraduate experience. The section currently approves the abroad programs of:

 

German Studies Faculty can advise on a variety of other options for study in a German-speaking country.

 

Students interested in study abroad in German-speaking countries must request pre-certification for German Studies course credits prior to their departure. Please make an appointment with the German studies coordinator.

Upon return, students requesting German studies credits for coursework done abroad must enroll in at least one advanced German studies course at Swarthmore.

Student Travel Funds

Hilde Cohn Fund Student Fellowship Endowment was established in 2007 by Walter H. Clark, Jr. '54 to honor a former faculty member who conveyed to her students her love of German language and literature.  The fund shall be used to support students participating in academic study, internships, and research fellowships in German speaking countries or in immersive German language programs.

Eugene Weber Memorial Fund was established in honor of the late Eugene Weber, professor of German.  The Weber Fund supports study abroad by students of German language and literature.

Students interested in applying should submit a proposal including a budget to the German Studies coordinator by April 15.