Languages and Cultures

West Chester University

Dr. Mahmoud Amer
Acting Chair 2016-2017
224 Mitchell Hall
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone: 610-436-2700
Fax: 610-436-3048

German Programs

The Department of Languages and Cultures currently offers the following Study Abroad Programs in German:

WCU Summer Program in Vienna, Austria

May 21 – June 18, 2016



  • Application deadline: January 22, 2016
  • Students will earn 6 pass/fail trans-fer credits at WCU in either Ger-man 201 and 202 or at a higher level depending on the students placement in German. Students will receive 80 hrs of instruction from Actilingua (a language school in Vienna) and an-other 10 hrs of mandatory instruction from Dr. Moser during excursions in Vienna, Austria and Salzburg, Austria.
  • Excursions include: Walking tour of Vienna with Dr. Moser; Tours with Dr. Moser at Vienna City Museum; Military History Museum; Schönbrunn Palace; Belvedere Palace Österreichische Galerie and Hohen-salzburg. Students may also opt to book their own weekend excursions to Munich, Germany or Budapest, Hungary or any other feasible destination in Eu-rope.
  • Travel Dates May 21—June 18, 2016
  • Estimated Cost: $2,878
    This includes tuition at Actilingua language insti-tute for 6 pass/fail transfer credits at WCU and housing from Actilingua at A&O Hostel Wien Hauptbahnhof. Breakfast and dinner as well as public transit pass in Vienna. All excursions with Dr. Moser in Vienna and Salzburg as well as one group dinner and one visit to the Café Central.
    Plane ticket and lunch money (approx. 5 Euros per day) are extra.


Contact person:

Dr. Joseph Moser
137 Mitchell Hall

(610) 436-0062



Millersville University in Marburg


  • One semester, two semesters, and a summer program.
  • Courses offered in German language, literature and culture and other subjects.
  • 12-15 credits per semester.
  • Contact Dr. Margarete Landwehr for further information:

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