While in Berlin, students will stay in double rooms at a large hotel with modern amenities (including wifi) in the heart of the city. The hotel is conveniently located close to the public transport system (U-Bahn, S-Bahn) and is walking distance from the classrooms. It is also close to city attractions, shopping areas, restaurants, cafes, markets and shops and contains a gym.
Breakfast is included . Students are expected to budget approximately CAD$650 for lunches and dinners.
There is no group flight for this program; students must make their own travel arrangements. Students who choose to arrive earlier or leave later than the program dates will be responsible for arranging their own accommodation for the extra day(s).
All students are responsible for making sure that their necessary travel documents are in order for them to enter Germany as visitors. Information on the entry requirements is available by visiting the Global Affairs Canada website. Please note that most governments have implemented special entry and exit restrictions and requirements for their territory due to COVID-19.
Information on entry requirements is also available from the German Consulate.
NOTE: International students who need to apply for a short-stay visa should apply for it in Toronto. Students can request a letter of support to assist with their visa application by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org after their program fees have been paid to the Summer Abroad office.
Health and Safety
All students admitted to the Summer Abroad program are required to successfully complete an online Pre-Departure Orientation (PDO), which will provide information and advice on international health and safety issues. Students are also strongly encouraged to attend a Germany PDO.