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CityLAB: Berlin

Explore your passion for architecture, art, history, political science, studies in war and peace, computer science, and German in one of Europe's most dynamic cities.

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  • How do I apply?

    Contact Mara Iverson in the Norwich University International Center (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for an application and deadline information.

  • How much does the program cost?

    A CityLAB: Berlin semester costs $25,038, which includes tuition and fees, shared accommodations, activity fees, and a $1,500 food stipend. Students should budget an additional $3,560 for airfare, passport fees, studio supplies, textbooks, local transportation, occasional meals and personal expenses not covered by the main program fee.

  • How do I pay for the program?

    If you are a Norwich student, your Norwich financial aid package travels with you to Berlin. NU students can contact Mara Iverson in the International Center (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for more information. Students from other universities should contact their university’s student financial planning office.

  • Are there scholarship opportunities available?

    There are scholarship opportunities for all students applying to a Norwich Global Program. Please contact Mara Iverson in the International Center (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

  • Where do I live?

    Students on the CityLAB: Berlin program can choose to stay in a modern, three-person student apartment or live with a German host family in a pleasant Berlin neighborhood. Both options are close to public transportation.

  • How do I get there?

    Students are responsible for making their own flight arrangements to Berlin and ground transportation from the airport to the CityLAB: Berlin program center.

  • Who do I contact for more information?

    For more information on the CityLAB: Berlin, contact the staff of the International Center at Norwich University. Our staff is always glad to speak with you about the program, answer your questions, and help in any way.

  • What credits does the Architecture semester offer?

    • APX1X Architecture Design Studio: Vertical Architecture Studio 200 – 400 Level (5 credits)
    • AP403 Architecture Seminar in History Theory: Architecture and Urbanism of Berlin: Inventing the Modern City (3 credits)
    • AP434 Architecture Seminar in Process: Urban Landscape: Public and Open Space in Berlin (3 credits)
    • GR111/GR112/GR205/GR206 German Language (3 or 6 credits)
  • What credits does Visual Culture + Art semester offer?

    • AP X1X Vertical Architecture Studio: Visual Culture Studio (5 credits)
    • AP 414 Seminar In Design: Art in Europe from Renaissance to the Future: Creating, Collecting, Exhibiting (3 credits)
    • AP434 Architecture Seminar in Process: Urban Landscape: Public and Open Space in Berlin (3 credits)
    • GR111/GR112/GR205/GR206 German Language (3 or 6 credits)
  • What credits does History, Political Science and Studies in War and Peace semester offer?

    • AP 403 - Architecture Seminar in History Theory: Architecture and Urbanism of Berlin: Inventing the Modern City (3 credits)
    • HI 361 - World War II in Germany (3 credits)
    • HI 361 - History of Berlin (3 credits)
    • GR111/GR112/GR205/GR206 German Language (3 or 6 credits)
  • What are the program dates?

    • Summer 2016 Program: May to June
    • Fall 2016 Semester: September 1 – December 15, 2016
    • Spring 2017 Semester: January 2017 to May 2017
  • What are the admissions requirements?

    Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.
 Sophomore standing or above.
 Architecture students applying for the intermediate and advanced levels of design studio also need to submit a portfolio.

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