Requirements as a high school exchange student

  • Basic German language skills (minimum A2 skills)

  • 15-18 years old at the start of the program

  • Vaccinated for measles

  • Have a positive attitude towards family life and school

  • Flexible and mature personality; desire to be challenged

  • Ability to remain open-minded and tolerant of cultural differences

Costs and Details

Program length Cost in USD
Academic Year 10.500 USD
Semester (Fall or Spring) 8.400 USD
Term (Fall or Spring) 6.300 USD
Flex. Term (3 months) 5.800 USD
Flex. Term (2 months) 5.300 USD
Good to know

Public transportation throughout Germany is very accessible. Transportation costs are the student's responsibility, including daily transportation to and from school, if necessary.

Application Deadlines

Program Start Application Deadline
Fall (Aug./Sept.) March 31st
Spring (Jan./Feb.) September 30th
Flexible Terms 3 months prior to start

You want to take the first step?

If you are interested in coming to Germany as a high school student and meet the above criteria you can fill out our non-binding application. We will get in touch with you afterwards and talk you through the next steps.