During your studies at Universität Heidelberg - Germany's oldest university - you will develop a more independent and self-reliant attitude towards learning. You will gain a new perspective on your major field of study and will broaden your understanding of European history and cultures. Since all courses are taught in German, your language proficiency will increase rapidly. These new language skills will then allow you to easily assimilate into German life and culture.
You can study with the American Junior Year (AJY) program for a full academic year, for one semester (Fall, Extended Fall or Spring) or for the 6-week summer program. Regardless of your major, the experienced and knowledgeable program staff will help you select courses which reflect your interests and fulfill the requirements of your home campus. You will receive an official transcript of academic work from an accredited U.S. institution, Heidelberg University in Tiffin, Ohio.
You will have a single room in a dorm or suite and you will have German students and other international students as neighbors. In the AJY Study Center, conveniently located on University Square in the heart of the old city, you can relax with friends between classes, watch television, read the newspapers, or use computers for e-mail, term papers, or homework assignments - everything, of course, auf Deutsch!