University of Oregon

IE3: Spring Intensive Program in Tübingen

Program Overview

This IE3 Global spring term program gives you the opportunity to earn the equivalent of the third term of first-year German and all of second-year German in one semester of intensive language study in Tübingen.

The courses are taught by experienced bilingual instructors from the Tübingen Center for International Language Programs and are divided as follows: Grammar, Reading, Composition, and Conversation; and German Culture and Civilization. Integrated into the language and civilization program are excursions and field trips to southern Germany; group and individual student projects; evening activities, casual get-togethers and discussion groups; films, games, and dances; and tutors to assist with projects and conversation.

Completion of this program with a B average may make students eligible for the IE3 exchange program in Baden-Württemberg.

For more information, please visit: IE3: Spring Intensive Program in Tübingen, Germany

Application Process

Selection for the program is based on a review of the student's written application, transcripts, recommendations and completion of the interview process.

IMPORTANT: Applications for IE3 programs involve two parts. Both parts of the application are due by the application deadline. Early application is advised. 

1. Completion of the GEO online application.

2. Completion of the IE3 online application, which includes the following:

  • Essays
  • Two Recommendations
  • Official Transcripts

Please note that students cannot begin the interview process until both applications are complete.

Application fees are due at the time the applications are submitted and are non-refundable under any circumstances.

Additional Requirements

  • High level of maturity, flexibility, and motivation.

Dates and Deadlines

TermYearDeadlineArrival DateDeparture Date
Spring2017December 1early Aprilearly July

Additional Date Information

To confirm the exact program dates, please consult IE3.

Priority Discounts

If your program has a Priority Deadline, complete all pre-decision application materials by this date to receive a $100 credit toward your program fee. Please note, students participating in multiple summer programs are only eligible to receive the $100 credit once.

Note: this $100 discount does not apply to priority deadlines for SIT programs.

Course Equivalencies

Actual credit awarded is determined by the relevant department at your university in consultation with the study abroad office. Check with your study abroad advisor for more information.

UO students, please refer to the UO Course Equivalency Process and the UO Office of the Registrar Course Equivalency Database.