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Studying abroad in Europe is widely popular among US students. But being a semester abroad in Germany is wildly different from a semester abroad in the UK. I think the difference is obvious here... Depending on the program, you may have an entirely different experience from your peers.
In this episode, Martin, the director of the American Junior Year Program in Heidelberg, Germany, also a former professor at Gettysburg College, offers us an insider look at various types of study abroad programs for American students. On top of that, we dive deeper into the adventure of navigating the German higher education system.
(05:50) Types of Study Abroad Programs for Americans
(17:50) Housing and living situation in Germany
(24:15) Differences between American and German Universities
(34:38) Hurdles for American students to enroll in a German University directly
(37:52) Bonus Question