About University of Regensburg
For more than 30 years, the University of Regensburg (founded in 1962) has offered study abroad opportunities. The program includes intensive German language, academic courses and culturally enriching experiences annually from January through July. The University of Regensburg has 20,000 students and offers a full range of majors in 23 disciplines. The University is one of the most respected research institutions in Germany. From 1969 to 1977, Pope Benedict XVI served as a professor of theology, just one among a very distinguished faculty. This is an exchange program bringing a Regensburg undergraduate to Wheaton for a semester of study.
Regensburg (pop. 140,000 ) is located in Bavaria close to the Czech Republic border, at the confluence of the Danube and Regen Rivers. Its cultural history spans 2,000 years and the city is known for the Medieval and Renaissance Altstadt (old town), one of the best preserved in Germany and named a World Heritage site. The city is a center of classical musical activity, with concert series, operas, and music festivals. Student life defines the city.
Spring Semester: Early-March – Mid-July
Courses & Credit:
Students enroll in intensive language and culture courses, plus three to four university courses, for a total of 5.0 Wheaton credits
Housing & Board:
Students live in one of the self-catered University residences
Wheaton Tuition and Housing
- Expenses covered include tuition, housing, round-trip group flight from New York to Regensburg, cultural events, a field trip to Berlin, German insurance, and a bus pass.
Wheaton Confirmation Fee:
All students accepted to a study abroad program will be assessed a $500 non-refundable confirmation fee at the time of final confirmation of study abroad participation. Students are not charged the technology, laundry, or student activities fees while on a study abroad program. Fees will be billed to students on their regular Wheaton College student account during regular billing cycles (July for Fall semester & December for Spring semester).
Students are responsible for passport and residence permit fees, meals, linen rental, CISI Supplemental Health & Accident Insurance and personal expenses
For Wheaton specific questions contact:
Center for Global Education
5 Howard Street
Norton, MA 02766-2322