Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Columbia Summer Programs

Columbia Summer in Rio de Janeiro Information Session

Date: Monday, February 6
Time: 4-5 p.m.
Place: 201 Casa Hispanica

This summer program, based at the Pontificia Universidade Catolica (PUC-Rio), offers intensive training in Portuguese for motivated undergraduate and graduate students. Courses are taught by the PUC-Rio language instructors and faculty from Columbia. All students participate in a Community Involvement Project which facilitates interactions with local people and provides an invaluable opportunity to strengthen language proficiency while gaining insight into Brazilian culture and society.

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Interested but can't attend?  
Schedule an appointment to meet with Jillian Burdziak (Jillian Burdziak Advising Calendar) or email her at

Berlin Consortium for German Studies (BCGS) Information Session

Date: Friday, February 10
Time: 1-2 p.m.
Location: 606 Kent Hall (Office of Global Programs & Fellowships)

Studying abroad at the Berlin Consortium for German Studies (BCGS) offers an incredible opportunity to master German language skills by engaging in intensive academic coursework while integrating into German culture. Students enroll at the Freie Universität Berlin, which hosts a variety of departments including Biology, Economics, Political Science and much more. Students may also consider taking select courses at other universities in Berlin such as the Humboldt.  Berlin’s vibrant nightlife, art scene and fascinating history create an exciting environment to experience life in the new Europe.  The equivalent of at least two years of college- level German is required to apply to the program. Studying in Berlin for the full academic year opens the possibility of arranging full-time internships during the semester break in February and March.  Motivated students, with the help of the program, have arranged many interesting internships over the years in political foundations, government offices, hospitals, opera houses, public relations firms, and schools.

For more

Interested but can't attend?
Schedule an appointment to meet with Meg Booth (Meg Booth Advising Calender) or email her at

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