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  • Locations: Schmalkalden, Germany
  • Program Terms: Full year, Spring, Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2022 03/10/2022 03/17/2022 TBA TBA
Spring 2022 11/15/2022 12/01/2022 01/12/2022 05/08/2022
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of instruction: English, German Minimum GPA: 2.5
Class Standing: 2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior, 5. Graduate, 6. Non degree seeking Housing Options: Off-Campus, On-Campus Residence Halls
Areas of Study: Accounting, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Finance, Fine Art, Health & Human Services, Information Design, International Business, Management, Marketing
Program Description:

Academic Notes:
  • 2.5 GPA required
  • Full time enrollment required 12 – 15 credits
  • Students are required to attend all classes, field trips and required orientations
  • NW tuition for 12 – 15 credits.
  • NW administrative fee: $125
  • Books
  • Airfare
  • Housing paid to host institutionSchmalkalden
  • Meals and personal expenses
  • NW insurance $12.75 per week
  • Student visa cost.
On and off-campus student residences.  The university offers several student residences.  The on-campus hall has fully furnished single rooms in separate accommodation units with bathroom and kitchen, and includes internet, television, and telephone connections.  Approximately eight minutes’ walk from campus, two off-campus residences offer single rooms with kitchens and showers or single rooms in living groups of two-four people, each group having its own kitchen and bathroom.  The average cost of housing is approximately 180€ per month (plus a security deposit of 300€).

There is a cafeteria and a restaurant/dining hall on campus where students can have hot meals from breakfast to dinner for a special price (co-financed by the German government).  Meals cost approximately 2€; depending on the individual student, a semester's meal expenses will be approximately 300-400€.  
Additional Notes:
  • Winter/Fall Term: Early October to Late February
  • Spring Term: Late March to early August

NOTE:  Students should participate for the entire academic year or the spring term only due to calendar differences.
  • The International Summer School Schmalkalden focuses on the challenges confronting the world economy under the conditions of cross-cultural management.
  • Students will be able to develop through the exchange of perspectives and experiences, detailed knowledge and understanding of the complex and interwoven challenges facing economies and firms in the new millennium.