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Tuition & Dates

Tuition for the GGE-Greifswald Summer Enrichment Program is $7,850 and includes:

  • chaperoned transfers to and from Berlin-Tegel Airport (TXL)*
  • housing
  • a rental bicycle with lock
  • breakfast and dinner daily
  • tuition for courses (conversational German and one academic course)
  • all afternoon recreational classes (see options on ‚Activities‘ page)
  • all planned extracurricular activities (boat trips, bowling, beach volleyball, beach trips, excursions, concerts, lectures, parties)
  • 3-day Berlin excursion
  • 2.5-day College Prep Workshop with Educational Consultant Janet Stark

*this service is included as long as student arrives on 1 July between 6am and 6pm and departs on 29 July no earlier than 12pm, otherwise a charge will incur (see FAQs).

Tuition does not include:

  • airfare/transportation costs to Berlin-Tegel Airport (TXL)
  • books and course materials
  • medical & accident insurance
  • lunches
  • appropriate clothing/equipment (such as tennis racquets, cameras, helmets, or laptops required for Digital Media/Photography course)
Scholarships: a limited number are available. Scholarships are awarded on both a merit and need-based basis. The scholarship application deadline is 1 March, 2018.

DATES

GGE Summer School has a rolling admission policy. In most cases, admissions decisions will be made within 2 weeks of the time the completed application is received. All scholarship decisions will be announced separately on 15 March, 2018.

1 March 2018
scholarship application deadline

15 March 2018
scholarship notification date

15 April 2018
$1000 nonrefundable deposit due (check, Paypal, or wire transfer)

28 April 2018
‚early bird‘ tuition payment deadline – save 10% (if paid in full by 28 April). $7,850 tuition – $785 (10% discount) – $1,000 nonrefundable deposit = $6,065 due (check, Paypal, or wire transfer)

15 May 2018
regular tuition payment deadline/remaining balance due. $7,850 tuition – $1,000 nonrefundable deposit = $6,850 due (check, Paypal, or wire transfer)

Payments can be made either via check (request instructions from info@ggesummerschool), wire transfer (see below) or Paypal (paypal.me/ggesummerschool).

Wire Transfer Information:

Bank Name: Commerzbank Xanten
Account Name: GGE Summer School
IBAN/Account #: DE79356400640829929900
SWIFT: COBADEFFXXX
Reference: Student Last Name_Student First Name

REFUNDSIf the program is canceled by GGE Summer School for any reason, deposit and tuition will be refunded in full.

If a student withdraws, tuition refund will be based on the schedule below.

A student withdrawing after 1 July 2018 or who is dismissed for any reason from GGE Summer School will not be granted a refund.

Determined by the date the GGE Summer School receives written notice of a student’s withdrawal, refunds will be granted according to the following schedule:

  • 70% of the paid balance (excluding nonrefundable deposit) will be refunded on or before 1 June 2018.
  • 50% of the paid balance (excluding nonrefundable deposit) will be refunded on or before 10 June 2018.
  • 30% of the paid balance (excluding nonrefundable deposit) will be refunded on or before 20 June 2018.
  • 10% of the paid balance (excluding nonrefundable deposit) will be refunded on or before 1 July 2018.
  • No tuition will be refunded after 1 July 2018.