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Queen's University

Study Abroad

The Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures cooperates with a number of organizations which arrange summer work and study programs in the Federal Republic of Germany. Information on these programs is available to all students enrolled in German courses. Here are just two examples of what you can do if you study German.

 Canadian Summer School in Germany Logo: German and Canadian Flags Crossed

The Canadian Summer School in Germany  (CSSG)

offers university-level language and culture studies in Kassel, in a unique and intensive immersion program.


Many German universities offer similar university-level language and culture studies.  For example:

University of Heidelberg
University of Tübingen

You can use the search function available on the DAAD   web site to find other summer courses in Germany.

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Participate in the Ontario/Baden-Württemberg Student Exchange Program . Each year up to 50 Ontario students from all fields are selected to study for a full year at a university in the German state of Baden-Württemberg, with which the province of Ontario has a special relationship. Students chosen to participate in the program receive a free month-long intensive German course at the host university. For more information, vi sit OBW web site or contact International Programs Office at

   Ontario / Baden-Wurttemberg Student Exchange Program

   Ulm University

The University of Ulm offers intensive German courses at the beginner’s and intermediate level (150 hours instruction in German) for a limited number of scholarships, which will cover the total tuition; students pay for their accommodation and flight to Germany.

Application forms may be downloaded at  >To Ulm University From Abroad> International Summer Program> Application.

Please submit your application to the Department which will rank and nominate the applicants. Deadline is end of February .


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The Work-Student Program (Werkstudentenprogramm)

Sponsored by the Canadian Association of University Teachers of German (CAUTG), this program gives Canadian students the opportunity to work at summer jobs in Germany, usually in the tourist industry, for an eight-week period, after which they have one month free to travel. Students travel on a subsidized charter flight made possible by annual support from the DAAD. Applicants should be in Intermediate German or higher. Applications must go through your department advisor. Deadline: middle of November.

For more information visit the Work Student Program web site

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000