Berlin, Germany

The Berlin School of Economics and Law is a University of Applied Sciences and one of the largest and most distinguished academic institutions for business studies and postgraduate management education in Germany. More than 5,000 students from over 60 countries are currently enrolled at the Berlin School of Economics and Law. The profile of the school as a specialized school for business and economics, calls for a study concept that guarantees all students strong links to business life and professional reality.

City, Country

Berlin, Germany

Language of Instruction

English and German

Subjects of Study

Business & Economics

Eligibility & Admission

3 semesters of college level study

Cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale

Two professor recommendations

Semester Available

Fall & Spring (If going in fall must go for entire year)

Credits Earned/Term


Application Deadline

Fall semester - February 2, 2015

Spring semester - March 2, 2015

Program Dates

Fall Semester 2015
Arrival: Approx. September 3, 2015
Welcome Day: Approx. September 5, 2015
Intensive German Program: Approx. Sept. 6-20, 2015
Semester Dates: Approx. Oct. 1, 2015 – February 16, 2016

Spring Semester 2016
Arrival: Approx March 10, 2016
Intensive German Program: Approx: March 12-27, 2016
Semester Dates: Approx: March 31 – July 18, 2016


Program Costs

Fees (to be paid to Canisius):

Canisius tuition, study abroad fee ($500), and mandatory health insurance (approx. $45/month).

Costs paid directly by the student include living accommodations estimated between 185-260 euros (est. $260-365) a month in a student residence hall.  A 250 euro (est. $350) deposit must be paid in advance. Private accommodation costs from 300-500 euros (est. $420-$700) a month. Approx. 50 euros (est. $70) cover fees for student welfare organizations and approx. 170 euros (est. $240) for a public transport semester ticket. Overseas transportation, meals, and miscellaneous expenses are also additional.

Currency conversion is estimated at 1 euro=$1.40

Program cost subject to currency fluctuaion

Program Highlights

Students can take all classes in English.  Pre-semester intensive German language program is recommended.


Student residence halls or private rooms

Travel Information

Assistance with flight through travel agent

Host Website

Berlin School of Economics and Law