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  • Locations: Berlin, Germany; Bonn, Germany; Cologne, Germany; Leipzig, Germany; Munich, Germany; Vienna, Austria; Wuerzburg, Germany
  • Program Terms: Summer 2
  • Restrictions: Texas A&M University applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2 2019 02/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 07/02/2019 08/06/2019
NOTE: Depart US on July 2, arrive in Germany July 3.

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Program Description:

A&M Germany Psychology

Faculty Leaders

Dr. Sherecce Fields 
Psychology 
safields@tamu.edu

Study Abroad Advisor

Jessica Meado
jmeado@tamu.edu

Cathedral
Kurfuerstliches Schloss
Cathedral and Bridge
Brandenburg Gates

Summer 2019
July 2 - August 6, 2019
Bonn, Germany

About 
This program will schedule guest speakers and site visits related to German culture, clinical psychology, and the history of psychology.  Speakers and site visits are scheduled for Berlin, Leipzig (the birthplace of American psychology) and Vienna (the site of Freud's home) as well as continental Europe’s oldest building for the accommodation of mental patients (The Narrenturm – Fool’s Tower).
 
Credit 
All students are required to take a total of 6 credit hours to participate on this program. PSYC 485 may only be taken if a student has received credit for PSYC 306 or 319.
 
  • PSYC 306 : Abnormal Psychology ( 3 cr.)
  • PSYC 319 : History and System of Psychology ( 3 cr.)
  • PSYC 485 : Directed Studies ( 3 cr.)   
Eligibility
  • Open to ALL majors with a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Approval from faculty
  • Must attend ALL program-specific orientations  
Highlights 
  • Visit Bonn, Berlin, Vienna, and Munich. 
  • Discover historic roots of psychology through lectures and tours. 
  • Rhine River boat/cruise tour, hike and bike in an alpine village
  • Live with German host families or in program dormitories   
Cost:
 
Estimated Program Fee (subject to change) - billed to University Account $7,000
AIB Fee includes lodging, most meals, excursions, in-country transportation, facilities, etc.  $6,100  
Study Abroad Admin Fee $400  
Misc $50  
Insurance $50  
Faculty Expenses $400  
Estimated Additional Expensese - not included in Program Fee $4,305+
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) $500+  
Textbooks and Supplies $50+  
Personal Spending varies  
Total Estimated Cost $11,305+
*Tuition & Fee rates vary depending on course load and residency status.
Check rates at: http://tuition.tamu.edu/.  

Additional Information 

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

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) Administrative Fee
  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).  

Funding
Funding is available in many forms. For complete information on funding opportunities, please visit the Study Abroad Programs Office website here:http://studyabroad.tamu.edu/funding or visit for walk-in advising. 
 
Scholarships
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: https://uwide.tamu.edu/

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: http://financialaid.tamu.edu/