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To learn a language you must live it! The UMBC Modern Languages, Linguistics and Intercultural Communications department encourages all students studying a foreign language to spend time overseas. Live in Germany for a semester and take classes with the locals. Immerse yourself in the Austrian culture while earning credits toward your German major or minor. Explore the rich history of Switzerland while improving your German language skills. Language courses are available at all levels, from beginner to advanced. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity!

UMBC Exchanges and Programs

International Student Exchange Program (ISEP): Austria, Germany, Switzerland

UMBC Direct at Phillips Universität Marburg and Freie Universität Berlin 

Preferred Affiliates and Providers

Institute for the International Education of Students (IES): Austria, Germany

International Studies Abroad: Germany