• A minimum of four semesters of college-level German language or equivalent. German 305 strongly recommended; German 307 and/or 308 recommended for students sufficiently advanced.
  • Students must be registered in a German language course or another course taught in German in the Fall semester immediately preceding their study-abroad semester.
Application Procedures

Macalester students apply through the study away application process organized by Center for Study Away. Applications are accepted in the Fall semester of the school year preceding studying abroad, and the deadline is usually in December. For example, students who wish to go on the program in Spring 2019 need to submit their applications by December 2017.

Non-Macalester Students are also welcome to apply. Interested candidates should contact the Program Director, Professor Linda Schulte-Sasse at or 651-696-6401.

Informational Sessions

Info sessions discussing the program are held once each semester, and will be announced in advance by the department. All interested participants are encouraged to attend.

For more information contact Professor Linda Schulte-Sasse at  or 651-696-6401.