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Germany/Austria Program

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Program Information


Students must be accepted to the College of Education and have successfully passed EDCI 32500. Graduate students from other departments will be considered. Non-Education majors will be considered on an individual basis.Map of Germany

Applying to the Program

Students may apply to the program by providing the following materials to the program leader Chrystal S. Johnson: (1) a statement from his/her advisor attesting to good academic standing, a lack of disciplinary or dispositional write-ups, acceptance to the College of Education, (2) a brief statement of no more than one page explaining his/her interest in the Germany program, and (3) scheduling an interview Program acceptance is dependent on a favorable report from the student advisor, an acceptable written statement, and positive interview.

Estimated Program Costs

In the past, the program has cost about $5200 which covers all travel, meals, books, lodging, and tuition.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

There are numerous financial aid and scholarship opportunities offered by Purdue University to cover some or all of the costs for study abroad programs.

Academic Information

Most students choose to earn nine credit hours; however, students may choose to take fewer credits. This would need to be arranged with the coordinators. Undergraduates who complete this program will earn a total of nine credit hours, completing three of the following four courses:

  • EDCI 32600: Literacy in the Intermediate Classroom
  • EDCI 36100: Social Studies in the Elementary Classroom
  • EDCI 49000: Teaching Social Studies Via Historical Places
  • EDCI 49100: Exploring Social Justice through Children’s Literature

Graduate student participants will earn 3-9 credit hours of EDCI 59000 or 59100.

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For further information about Germany Program, contact the program leader:
Chrystal Johnson