FLSA Austria 2015

Name of program:

Summer Study in Vienna



Vienna, Austria – in the heart of Central Europe


Professor Jon Sherman, jsherman@nmu.edu

Course(s) and eligibility:

4 credits German language transferred to NMU as IP285, if enrolled in Grundstufe I or below, and IP485 if enrolled in Grundstufe II or above. 
Students also enroll in GR/HS311: Central European Culture and Civilization for 4 credits, for a total of 8 credits. Must have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA, good academic and disciplinary status at time of program travel.

Term and approximate travel dates:

Students will be registered in a total of 8 credits, Summer Session I.
Approximate program dates: May 10 – June 7, 2015

Application deadline: 

Admissions on a rolling basis; final deadline February 15, 2015. To apply, download FLSA application from International Programs website: www.nmu.edu/ipo or pick up form from IPO office in 2101 Hedgcock.

Program snapshot


This highly successful study abroad program focuses on the culture, history and beauty of Vienna, Austria – a World Heritage historic site. Students are housed in apartments and take daily courses in intensive German Language at Cultura Wien. Cultural field experiences related to coursework are led by an NMU faculty leader and include activities such as day trips to the Vienna Forest and Roman ruins of Canuntum in Bratislava, Slovakia, Sopran, Hungary, and concerts, art museums, and stops at the Spanish Riding School, home of the Royal Lippizaner horses. Vienna has so much to do, see, and taste – come and explore with NMU!

Estimated cost:

Eight credits of NMU summer tuition plus International Program Fee, estimated between $1800 and $2000, which includes:  housing, cultural excursions, some meals, local transportation pass, NMU administrative fee, international health insurance.   Program fee is payable in 3 installments, with initial deposits due in early February, 2015.  Additional Costs:  Airfare, estimated at $900 to $1200, passport, personal spending, estimated at $1000. 

Financial assistance:

For information on individual eligibility for NMU financial assistance, contact Financial Aid at 227-2327.

Interest meetings:


For more information: 

Professor Jon Sherman,  jsherman@nmu.edu    
International Programs staff:  goabroad@nmu.edu