Why AJY?

As an American Junior Year student, you will:

  • Live with German students.
  • Have the opportunity to get involved in a community activity, or meet regularly with a language partner.
  • Be able to study and relax at the AJY study center in the heart of the historic Altstadt on University Square.
  • Be counseled by a full-time resident director and other staff members.
  • Take part in excursions and study trips to Berlin, Weimar, Nuremberg, Munich, Strasbourg.
  • Receive an official transcript of your academic accomplishments.
  • Understand why one of the most popular German folk songs is entitled "Ich hab' mein herz in Heidelberg verloren".

See the 2016-2017 AJY Program Brochure