OBW IBH Summer School

  • Who: Undergraduate and graduate students
  • Where: Germany 
  • When: Summer (August)
  • How long: 4 weeks
  • For academic credit? Yes
  • GPA requirement: 1.6 cum GPA
  • Application fee: No ($60 ILOP fee for successful applicants)
  • Program fee: No
  • Costs borne by student: Travel documentation, flights, accommodation, insurance
  • Tuition: Payable to partner institution
  • Financial assistance: TBD
  • OSAP eligible: No

OBW logoThe Ontario/Baden-Württemberg (OBW) International Lake Constance Summer School, or Internationale Bodensee Hochschule (IBH), is a four-week summer program. It is hosted at the University of Konstanz in the Baden-Württemberg region of Germany. Students from around the world congregate to learn and discuss the cultures of German-speaking countries that surround Lake Constance. These include Austria, Germany, Liechtenstein, and Switzerland. Along with intriguing classroom experiences, IBH promises engaging extracurricular activities and regional excursions.

There is no German-language prerequisite for successful participation in the IBH. Classes are taught at various levels, including beginner's. If you wish to transfer credit from this program to your Queen's degree you must apply for an International Letter of Permission

For complete details about the program including full eligibility and costs, please visit the OBW IBH website

Application

Application details and the application form can be found on the OBW IBH website. Students must submit the online application and then email the PDF copy + all supporting documents to ipo@queensu.ca.