Berlin: Global Experiences Internship Cost Breakdown SUMMER

The following is an estimated cost of attendance for the BERLIN, GERMANY Global Experiences Internship. Students often pay for study abroad through a combination of financial aid, personal funds, scholarships, grants, and alternative loans. The total amount listed as the Total Program Cost is the maximum amount of financial aid that can be awarded to you by GVSU for your study abroad program. This total program cost does not reflect the amount of aid you will qualify for, rather, it serves as the cap on what can be awarded.

Credit Options

Cost Billed by GVSU

Item

Cost

Description 

GVSU Tuition       (3 credits)

$1,752

Students enroll directly in a GVSU course within their major which is typically a 490 level course. GVSU Tuition is paid to Grand Valley State University Student Accounts by the regular tuition payment deadline.

*Students can register for 1 credit or up to 6 credits for this program. 3 credits is the typical enrollment. Tuition based on 2020-2021 upper-level instate tuition rates. Out-of-state and Gradaute students will pay their respective tuition rate.

Chubb Health Insurance

$160

The Chubb health insurance plan is mandatory for all study abroad students. The cost is $1.33 per day. This estimate reflects 120 days, but the actual number of days of the program may differ.   

Additional Costs

Item

Cost

Description

Program Fee

$6,490

Includes: 

•        Internship placement and support services

•        Eight weeks of housing in student residences

•        Coaching and trouble-shooting during the placement

•        Mid-term review and final evaluation

•        On-site program management and emergency support

•        Third party liability insurance for each student

Additional Meals 

$2,077

Meals not budgeted in the program fee. Students will purchase these meals at their own expense. Calculated at $266 per week (32 EUR per day). 

Airfare

$1,000

The fare charged for traveling by airplane

Personal Expenses

$200

On-site personal expenses associated with basic necessities.

Passport/Photo

$150

Passport Book fee. This is paid to passport processing agency. 
You will also need 2 passport photos to go with your passport application (these can be taken at the Pados International Center) 

TOTAL Program Cost

GVSU Tuition + Additional Costs

$11, 829*

*The total program cost is the maximum amount of financial aid that can be awarded to you by GVSU for your study abroad program. This total program cost does not reflect the amount of aid you will qualify for, rather, it serves as the cap on what can be awarded.

Students who participate in this program and complete the required documents will receive a refund of the $100 OASIS deposit at the beginning of the semester of participation.