Summer Program 2020
Due to circumstances dictated by the COVID-19 epidemic, the Department of German is pleased to announce that the Princeton in Munich courses for 2021 (GER 105G, GER 107G, and GER 310G) will be taught this summer in an online format during a special session running six weeks from Monday, 31 May to Friday, 9 July. In addition, this year GER 102G will also be offered.
Enrollment through https://gps.princeton.edu/ begins on Monday, 01 February, and ends on Monday, 08 March. The cost of tuition for one course is $2,000.
Funding assistance for tuition is available through the Dean’s Fund to students who receive financial aid. Additionally, as part of the Dean’s Fund award for summer 2021, the University has approved funding to support applicants’ cost of living while participating in a summer program. This fixed weekly living stipend will be adjusted based on an applicant’s percentage of financial need as per the Financial Aid office’s eligibility criteria. Please note that there is no need to apply for the living stipend or add it to your Dean’s Fund budget as it will be rolled into your Dean’s Fund package automatically should you be eligible to receive a Dean’s Fund award.”To apply for this funding, you must submit an application in Student Activity Funding Engine (SAFE) before the Sunday, February 16, 2020 deadline.
When PIM is held in Munich, Germany three courses are offered: the third semester of the language program (GER 105G), the fourth semester (GER 107G), and an upper-level seminar (300-level). These courses combine intensive language instruction at the Goethe Institut with seminars on literature and culture led by Senior Lecturer Adam Oberlin.
Online Courses offered in the 2021 summer program:
Prerequisite GER 101
Prerequisite GER 102 along with the instructor’s recommendation and an interview with Senior Lecturer Adam Oberlin
Prerequisite Grade of B or better in GER 1025
Prerequisite GER 107 or a 200- or 300-level course taught in German along with an instructor’s recommendation
For more information on GER 102G, GER 105G, GER 107G, and GER 310
contact Senior Lecturer Adam Oberlin.
How to Apply when PIM takes place in Munich, Germany. This does not apply for Summer 2021.
This does not apply for Summer 2021.
ONLINE APPLICATION: available December 2, 2019
APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 16, 2020
- To apply to Princeton in Munich (PIM) 2020, please complete the online application at Global Programs System (GPS) before midnight on Sunday, February 16, 2020.
- To Request funding for your participation in PIM, you must also submit an application to the Student Activities Funding Engine (SAFE) - see Funding below.
- In order to receive your travel subsidy of up to $1,000.00, it is essential that you attach a copy of your airline receipt to your SAFE application.
- Acceptance to PIM is contingent on completion of a disciplinary and well-being review from the Office of International Programs.
- Budget Information PDF for your Application in SAFE
For more information, contact @email.
PIM is a low-cost study abroad program that offers students excellent language courses, high-quality amenities, and much more. The program fee for 2020 is $2,900, which covers all instructional costs, course books, program fees, housing, and selected cultural activities and other types of excursions. The fee does not include airfare, but, if accepted, to the program, the German Department will provide each student with a reimbursement of up to $1000.00 to be used towards the cost of airfare. Additional funding is also available to students who receive financial aid through Dean’s Fund for Study Abroad.
To request funding for your participation in PIM, you must also submit an application in SAFE before the Sunday, February 16th, 2020 deadline.
Apply to all of the SAFE funding opportunities for which you are eligible (including the German department’s travel subsidy) even though you do not yet know if you are going to be accepted into PIM. If necessary, you can withdraw your funding application later. The German Department travel subsidy is only available to first-years, sophomores, and juniors.
Please note: For summer courses taken for credit, the Office of Financial Aid offers aid recipients student loans to help meet the costs of summer courses. Princeton in Munich satisfies these criteria.