Are you ready to learn how to use your German skills in the real world? To understand German culture and history from the inside? To experience one of the most wonderful university cities in Germany? Come to Marburg!
Marburg is home to a world-class university with nearly 20,000 students. It is the oldest Protestant university in the world and was founded in 1527.
Near the center of Germany, about an hour north of Frankfurt by train, Marburg is both a thoroughly old and thoroughly modern city. Founded around 1140, with a perfectly preserved medieval and Renaissance Altstadt (old city center), Marburg is culturally and economically vibrant and is considered to be a safe place to live and study.
HOUSING & MEALS
You will live in single rooms in a university residence hall and receive a meal subsidy for one meal/day in the university cafeteria. You can purchase other meals there or cook in the residence hall kitchen.
Students can choose between four different modules including courses in Sociology, History, Cultural and Regional Studies.To learn about eligibility requirements, academic offerings, and the academic calendar; click here:
Academics - ISU Marburg
Meet with a peer adviser about the program. Check the link to see which programs have peer advisers this semester.
Schedule a general advising appointment with CIE staff by calling 715-836-4411.
Get some video advice from past peer advisers about study abroad. Scroll down
View online info session “First Steps to Study Abroad”.
Below you will find more information on program costs: Summer 2014
The University of Marburg, founded in 1527, sits in the heart of Germany. The university offers students many chances to engage in German culture and history, providing several cultural events each summer. In the past students have attended musical events and heard readings by a German author. Around town there are many cafes, boutiques and theaters to explore as well as a castle and many picturesque old buildings.
The university sponsors several excursions around the region. Past students have visited Fulda, several museums and taken a hiking tour through the countryside. Marburg also makes an excellent starting point for independent journeys to cities such as Berlin, Munich and Frankfurt.
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, read the application instructions on the How to Apply Page. Then return to this program brochure page, and click the 'apply now' button at the top of the page.