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  • Locations: Berlin, Germany
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: SDSU applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Field of Study: Business - General Business, Business - Management, Business - Marketing, Economics, Engineering - Computer, German, International Studies, Political Science Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English, German
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5 Click here for a definition of this term Class Standing: 2-Sophomore, 3-Junior, 4-Senior
Click here for a definition of this term Housing Options: Residence Hall Click here for a definition of this term Credit Type: Transfer Credit
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Partner Program Click here for a definition of this term Chance of Placement: 1-Excellent
Mode of Participation: In-Person
Program Description:

HWR Berlin Summer School

Berlin is a bustling European metropolis, known for its vibrant cultural scene that offers everything from world-renowned orchestras and UNESCO world heritage sites to lively galleries, clubs, and street cafés. And so that you can mix business with pleasure, the Berlin School of Economics and Law offers summer courses lasting three to four weeks which not only teach you Business and Economics and/or German but also provide you with real insight into Berlin in all its diversity.

The Berlin School of Economics and Law offers an inspiring environment for expanding your academic horizon and for your personal enrichment. Our courses are taught by experienced faculty and cover topics in business, economics, entrepreneurship and business law with a focus on the European Union and in the field of German language & culture. You will be able to earn academic credit while studying and interacting with students from all over the world in a truly multicultural environment. 

Applications open January 31, 2019
I. Business
The European Union in a Global World
23 June – 20 July 2019
European Business and Economics Programme
23 June – 20 July 2019
Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management in Germany
30 June – 20 July 2019
Markets & Management in Europe
30 June – 20 July 2019

II. Business Law
How Europe Works: Institutions & Law in the EU
30 June – 20 July 2019

III. German Language & Culture
Learn the Language, Understand the Culture, 
Experience Berlin!
For beginners (A1) and for advanced beginners (A2)
30 June – 20 July 2019

Each course is listed in European credits (ECTS); 2 ECTS are equivalent to 1 SDSU unit.
See SDSU academic advisor for more input.

Course Language

Upper undergraduate students of business, economics and related fields (after two years of study) or graduates with good standing.

Student Hostels with shared rooms and kitchenette.
On weekdays lunch can be purchased in the student cafeteria at a reasonable price.

Culture and Leisure Time Programme
The International Office team offers participants a wide variety of optional cultural and social events in Berlin and surrounding area about twice a week. This may include visits to UNESCO World Heritage sites (Museum Island in Berlin, Castles and Gardens in Potsdam), Berlin Wall Museum and Holocaust Museum, excursion to the Memorial Sachsenhausen, a boat trip, Beach Bar, and many other activities.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year SDSU App Deadline SDSU Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2021 03/15/2021 04/01/2021 TBA TBA