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Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA Required: 2.5 Academic Field of Study: Architectural History, Architecture, Art, Culture, Design, Engineering, Geography, Urban Design, Urban Studies
Student Classification: 2 - Sophomore Language of Instruction: English
Housing Options: Apartment, Dormitory, Homestay LU Serve Program?: No
Program Description:
CIEE Global Architecture + Design Program in Berlin, Germany

Imagine working with leading experts and innovators to complete a cutting-edge research and design project. Study with Berlin's thought-leaders and practitioners to gain an understanding of architecture and design within an emerging global context. Pursue hands-on design work in a modern studio using the latest technology to address an aspect of the current global environment. And observe centuries of architectural history up close throughout Germany and Europe – all with CIEE.

Study abroad in Berlin and you'll:

  • Take part in the Future Cities Design Studio, which features an interdisciplinary perspective, and exciting research and design projects.
  • Visit and study landmark buildings by celebrated architects, such as the Reichstag Dome by Foster and Partners and Potsdamer Platz buildings by Renzo Piano Building Workshop.
  • Study sustainable development in Berlin, with guided visits to sites such as the Holzmarkt and Spreefeld, experimental cooperative housing and urban farming culture.
  • Enjoy excursions to local places of interest such as the Bauhaus in Dessau and the Baroque palaces of Potsdam.
  • Take guided overnight study tours to important European cities such as Hamburg and Dresden, and exchange with other Global AD students studying in Barcelona and Prague.
  • Hear from, and interact with, visiting faculty and professionals during a series of lectures, critiques, and in-class visits.

Find out more.

Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 11/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission 01/07/2019 05/11/2019

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.