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  • Locations: Berlin, Germany; Bingen, Germany; Bonn, Germany; Cologne, Germany; Hannover, Germany; Norderney, Germany; Vienna, Austria
  • Program Terms: Summer 1
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  • Restrictions: Texas A&M University applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Faculty Led Academic College: College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Click here for a definition of this term Academic Area: Engineering - Biomedical Engineering, Health/Medicine, Health/Medicine - Biomedical Sciences, Science - Biomedical Sciences, Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3.0
Click here for a definition of this term Pre-requisites: Yes Click here for a definition of this term Language courses available: No
Click here for a definition of this term Language requirement: No Click here for a definition of this term Language of instruction: English
Click here for a definition of this term Program Leader: Jeremy Wasser Click here for a definition of this term Primary Contact: Ms. Alexis Humphreys (
Housing: Homestay, Hotel/Hostel Click here for a definition of this term Open to non-majors: Yes
Classification: Junior, Senior, Sophomore Academic Department: Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Physiology
Program Description:

A&M Germany History of Medicine

Faculty Leaders

Dr. Jeremy Wasser
Veterinary Medicine – Physiology & Pharmacology
Prof. Micah Waltz 
Veterinary Integrative Biosciences

Study Abroad Advisor

Alexis Humphreys

Norderney Mud Walk -

Norderney Sunset Bike

Surgery 2


Summer 1 2019
May 26 – July 6, 2019

(Depart US on May 26; arrive in Germany May 27)
Bonn, Germany

This program is designed to introduce students to the historical development of human and veterinary medicine in Europe. It is heavily freighted with field trips including many overnight excursions. These include visits to museums, medical schools, hospitals, research institutions, and sites of general cultural and historical importance throughout Germany and neighboring countries. The program is designed to maximize the international impact for students interested in pursuing careers in human or veterinary medicine or in biomedical research.
All students are required to take a total of 6 credit hours to participate on this program.
  • VTPP 401/BMEN 400: History of Human and Veterinary Medicine in Europe (4 cr.)
  • VIBS 447: Neurophysiology of Music (2 cr.)
  • VTPP 485: Directed Studies (1-4 cr.)

  • In good academic standing and approval from Dr. Wasser
  • Open to BIMS, BMEN, GENE, BCHM, BIOL, KINE & ANSC majors and other majors with approval from Dr. Wasser
  • Minimum 3.0 GPR 
  • Must attend ALL program-specific orientations
  • Historical medical walking tour of Vienna
  • Week long excursion to spa island of Norderney, Germany
  • Cultural immersion through homestays with German families
  • Observing surgeries at the University Clinic Bonn
Estimated Program Fee (subject to change) - billed to University Account $6,950
AIB fee, lodging, most meals, excursions & cultural visits $5,905  
Study Abroad Admin Fee $400  
Miscellaneous Program Expenses $75  
Insurance $50  
Faculty Expenses $520  
Estimated Additional Expensese - not included in Program Fee
Tuition and fees (in-state resident for 6 hours)* $2,100  
International Airfare $1,500  
Travel Documents (passport and visa - if needed) $155  
Meals (those not included in Program Fee) $350+  
Textbooks and Supplies $250  
Personal Spending varies  
Total Estimated Cost
*Tuition & Fee rates vary depending on course load and residency status.

Additional Information 
Program Courses
Students should meet with their academic advisors to ensure they meet eligibility requirements and that the courses are degree applicable.

Funding is available in many forms. For complete information on funding opportunities, please visit the Study Abroad Programs Office website here: or visit for walk-in advising. 
College Station Students Only: The Scholarships and Financial Aid office offers scholarship programs.  These scholarships are based on merit and/or financial need. For more information and to access the application, visit:
Financial Aid
Federal and state financial aid and some scholarships may often be used toward the cost of TAMU study abroad programs. Students can contact the program's respective study abroad advisor (listed above) to obtain a copy of the program-specific Financial Aid Request Form.  Students should schedule a meeting with a financial aid advisor to discuss their award package and disbursement of financial aid as it relates to the courses and the program fee due dates.  Link to the Scholarship & Financial Aid Office:

Program Payment
Please plan accordingly as the Program Fee listed on the brochure will be due in full the terms prior to program departure (e.g. fall and spring for summer programs). The Program Fee is billed by the Study Abroad Programs Office in 3 payments: 
  1. $400 non-refundable Confirmation Payment
  2. $1000 Program Deposit
  3. Remaining Program Balance
Note: additional expenses are due the terms prior to program departure (e.g. international airfare and travel documents).  

This program is currently not accepting applications.