Germany, Tübingen and Berlin

Tübingen-Berlin International Summer School

when 18 June 2018 - 14 July 2018
language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
fee EUR 2590

An academic journey from the picturesque and traditional yet economically dynamic German South to the vibrant and diverse historical capital – experience Germany in two contrasting locations which perfectly complement each other.

Gain knowledge about Europe and the European Union (EU) – its history, its politics and its economy and debate current European issues.


The Tübingen-Berlin International Summer School is a joint endeavor of the Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen and its “International & European Studies” program (IES) and “Freie Universität Berlin International Summer and Winter University” (FUBiS).



The integrated program gives you the opportunity to take short-term yet in-depth courses on European politics and economics at two of Germany’s highest-ranked universities: Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen and Freie Universität Berlin are both among Germany's few elite universities that are ranked in the top "Excellent" class.


The intensive four-week program takes place from 18 June to 14 July 2018: after completing the first two weeks in Tübingen, you will travel to Berlin on June 30th, 2018 for the second half.

Course leader

The courses are taught by faculty of the Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen and Freie Universität Berlin.

Target group

Students from all countries and of all subjects who wish to gain basic knowledge of Europe - European Integration and the Political System of the EU and Economic Integration in Europe.
Participants must be at least 18 years old and must have a very good command of English to be able to follow the academic courses and participate in discussions.

Course aim

The joint program is open to undergraduate and graduate students who wish to better understand the European Union from a political and economic perspective. The program provides you with an understanding of different frameworks that have shaped modern Europe.

Credits info

8 ECTS
1 ECTS equals a workload of 30 hours. The workload comprises regular presence and active participation in the courses, private and independent study, preparation of projects and examinations (e.g. written test, oral presentation, essay).

Students will receive 4 ECTS for the course "European Integration and the Political System of the EU" at the University of Tübingen
and 4 ECTS for the course "Economic Integration in Europe" at Freie Universität Berlin.

Fee info

EUR 2590: The program fee includes the course-fee for Part I and Part II in Tübingen and Berlin, class material, the transfer from Tübingen to Berlin, accomodation in Tübingen and Berlin, excursions in Tübingen and Berlin, tickts for public transport in Tübingen and Berlin.

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