Lüneburg, Germany
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Lüneburg Calendars - 2018-19 Yearlong

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2017 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
February 15, 2018 Fall Early Admission Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
June 1 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
June 15 Fall Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
July 1 Fall Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)
August 15 Spring Early Admission Ends ($500 confimation deposit is non-refundable)
November 15 Spring Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
December 1 Spring Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)
Program Dates
August 29, 2018 Departure from the US on optional group flight
August 30 Arrival in Lüneburg before 6 pm
Move into housing
August 31 Mandatory orientation (begins at 10 am)
Walking tour of Lüneburg
September 3 Fall courses begin
Placement and introduction to classes (mandatory as part of orientation), Residence Permit and City Registration
September 7 Class registration, Intercultural Training (mandatory as part of orientation)
September 8 Field trip—Hamburg (mandatory as part of orientation)
September 14 - 16 Optional Berlin Tour
October 6 Field trip—Bremen
November 22 - 25 Thanksgiving break
December 1 Field trip—Celle
December 14 - 18 Fall final examinations
January 14, 2019 Spring courses begin
January 25 - 27 Optional Berlin Tour
April 6 - 14 Spring Break
April 22 Easter Monday—no classes
April 27 Field trip—Schwerin
April 26 - 30 Spring final examinations
Program end date coincides with date of last final exam
May 2 Move out of housing
Open return Students establish their own date of return

See Ready to Apply for additional information about the application process and Money Matters for more details regarding payment and cancellation deadlines. Payment of the Confirmation Deposit cannot be deferred. USAC reserves the right to make adjustments to fees or deadlines at any time.

Occasionally dates need to be changed or field trips modified. Refer back to this calendar often for the most current dates.