Study Abroad

IES Berlin: Language & Area Studies

Berlin, Germany

Hosted by Humboldt Universität, Freie Universität and Technische Universität.  Both the Language & Area Studies and Metropolitan Studies programs are approved for Amherst College credit.  IES allows direct enrollment at the host universities as well as IES-taught courses.  Amherst strongly encourages you to take courses at one or both of the host universities.

Students must receive credit through the University of Rochester, the school of record for IES.  Students are welcome to participate in the internship program but will not receive credit for the course. 

German majors must consult with the department for credit in the major.

Language pre-requisites:

4 semesters of college-level German or the equivalent

Language(s) of instruction available: German
Program link:
Types of housing: Homestay
Amherst approved: Yes
Major(s): Anthropology, Architecture Studies, Art and the History of Art, Economics, Environmental Studies, European Studies, Film and Media Studies, German, History, Law, Jurisp and Social Thought, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Women's and Gender Studies, Social Sciences, Humanities, Sciences
Student evaluations:
Terms of study: Semester, Full year
Program type: University-based program, Study center-based program

Summer Hours

Monday - Friday
Converse 106

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