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  • Locations: Berlin, Germany
  • Program Terms: Spring Break
  • Budget Sheets: Spring Break
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: CUA, Faculty-Led Areas of Study: Architecture, Art, German, History, Music
Language of Instruction: English Housing Options: Hotel/Hostel
Internship Available: No Program Advisor: Grace Schneider
On-Site Language Course Required: No Credits: 1
Language Prerequisite: 000 - No language prerequisite Academic Level: 1. Freshman, 2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior, 5. Graduate
Program Description:

Berlin Skyline

Spring Break in Berlin


Come experience Berlin, one of Europe's most popular and multicultural cities:
  • Enjoy authentic German food from atop the iconic TV Tower.
  • Marvel at the opulence of Sanssouci Palace in Potsdam.
  • Attend church at Berliner Dom, the city's famed Baroque cathedral.
  • Walk the last remaining piece of the Berlin Wall, which divided East from West.
  • Pay your respects at the Holocaust Memorial and get to know Jewish Berlin.
  • Enjoy world-class performances in music and opera.
  • Tour the Reichstag and meet with members of German Parliament.
  • Learn about modern Germany's place in Europe and the world.


Students participating in the program earn one credit. The course is led and taught by Claudia Bornholdt, Associate Professor of German Studies. Professor Bornholdt is a specialist in German history and literature, and a recipient of CUA's prestigious Teaching Excellence award. The program is open to all CUA students. Priority acceptance is given to students currently enrolled in HSLS 350 Berlin in Literature and Film, to members of the University Honors Program, and to undergraduates, but all students are encouraged to apply.

Tentative Program Itinerary

Meals & Accommodations

Students are housed in hostels within central Berlin. Meals are not included, but students will have access to kitchen facilities at their housing location.

Berlin Sunset Skyline

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Break 2018 11/27/2017
12/04/2018 03/03/2018 03/11/2018
NOTE: Depart for Germany the evening of March 2.

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This program is currently not accepting applications.