As in previous years, Prof. Peter J. Schroeck will conduct a three-week travel/study Program in Konstanz, Germany. The Program enables participants to enjoy the Lake Constance area and offers them an opportunity to improve their German language skills in a German-speaking environment.
Lake Constance, bordered by Austria, Germany, and Switzerland, is recognized internationally for its picturesque scenery and cultural treasures. This setting provides an ideal atmosphere for travel, recreation and relaxation, as well as for study.
Day trips from Konstanz include Munich, Freiburg and the Black Forest, Meersburg, the Flower Island of Mainau, UNESCO World Heritage Reichenau Island (Germany), Zurich, Stein-am-Rhein, the Rhine Falls at Schaffhausen (Switzerland), and Kaysersberg, Colmar, Strasbourg (France). Additional highlights are a cruise on the Rhine River and a cable-car ride to the top of the Ebenalp Mountain in the Alps. An additional stay in Munich with trips to Salzburg (Austria) and Neuschwanstein Castle before or after the Program is highly recommended.
Total immersion provides students with an opportunity to practice their German in everyday situations. Participants are encouraged to attend the numerous festivals of this resort area and to interact with native speakers.
Dr. Peter J. Schroeck, Director