Note: Deadline to apply is March 15

The German High School Credit Abroad program is offered in partnership with Xperitas (, an educational travel company of distinction.

For two weeks, students participate fully in the High School Credit Program at Waldsee. For the final two weeks, participants and teachers travel to Germany for family stays and cultural excursions.

The Credit Abroad Programs are for students ages 16-18, by start date of the program, who have completed at least one year of high school
language study (preference given to two years or more).

Program Itinerary (subject to change)

High School Credit Abroad

 Germany, July 3 – July 30, 2017  Preliminary Itinerary (Subject to Change)

July 3 Opening Day, Waldsee, 2-4:30 p.m.
July 3 - July 15 Credit Program in the German Language Village – Minnesota
July 15 Depart for Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, then to Berlin, hotel stay.
July 16 - July 30 Credit Program Abroad continues in Germany, classes throughout the itinerary
July 16 Story of Berlin Museum
July 17 Fat Tire Bike Tour
July 18 Tour of Reichstag and Theater show   
July 19 - July 26 Family Stay in Lutherstadt-Wittenberg
July 21 Guided Tour of Lutherstadt-Wittenberg and Group Lunch at local restaurant
July 24 Day trip to Dessau with entrance to Bauhaus Museum 
July 27 Transfer to Dresden. Hotel stay. Guided tours of Residenzschloss and Frauenkirche
July 28 Dresden, Day trip to Bastei Brücke and Sächsische Schweiz
July 29 Elbe Boat Tour, Group Dinner and Theater Show
July 30 Return from Berlin to Minneapolis


Program Costs Include:

  • Tuition, including high school credit with transcript
  • Room and board, both in Minnesota and abroad
  • Travel from the Language Villages to Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP) airport
  • Round trip flights from MSP to destination
  • Travel within the country abroad
  • Excursions, cultural events and guided tours in the itinerary

Program Staff

Teachers are carefully selected and have strong backgrounds in teaching language and culture. Credit programs are directed and supervised by leaders with years of teaching experience, advanced degrees and Concordia Language Villages experience. Our programs have a 3:1 staff to villager ratio when traveling abroad.