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Programs : Brochure

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  • Locations: Leipzig, Germany
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: Rice applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Program Description:
Leipzig University For application information please contact Associate Professor, Dr. Astrid Oesmann, 
Only if accepted by the program will you need to file paperwork with the Study Abroad Office.

Study German at the University of Leipzig

The Department of German Studies strongly encourages intermediate-level students of German to attend an eight-week, intensive language course in Germany.

The course is offered by the renowned Herder Institute at the University of Leipzig. Details, including information about housing, can be found at You must apply directly to Leipzig-interDaF for course admission.

The Leipzig course replaces GERM 301 and GERM 302 and counts toward the German Studies major at Rice with 6 credit hours.