Study Abroad: High School Student/Teacher STEM Exchanges, Scholarships, and Fellowships in Germany


The High School Study Abroad Program sends students from U.S. high schools to German high schools for either one semester (Aug-Jan or Jan-July) or one academic year Aug-July. Students study with local peers and teachers, and must be capable of attending classes taught solely in German. Applicants must be between the ages of 15-18 and maintain an average high school GPA of at least 2.5 in order to be eligible.

Agencies Involved: Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE)

Key Dates: The deadline for the Spring 2015 program is September 15, 2014.


The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program is a full scholarship program sending 250 students from the U.S. to Germany every year to live and study in Germany for a one-year term. Out of all candidates selected, a chosen 50 will be given the title of Youth Ambassador, and assigned to complete an Ambassador Project while undergoing the program. The program is exclusively developed for students from Puerto Rico and the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Kentucky, and West Virginia. Applicants must be between the ages of 15 and 18 and maintain a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher. 

Agencies Involved: Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE), U.S. Congress, German Bundestag (Parliament)

Key Dates: Contact CIEE for more information on deadilnes.