Germany

Germany (AMBEX) Program Germany

Program Overview
Situated in Regensburg, Germany, in the Bavarian region, the program emphasizes Reformation history, theology, and the German language. It is called the AMBEX program, short for American/Bavarian Exchange.

Additional Information: Program blog, Program informational video

Courses

Christian Worldview
Reformation History
Reformation Theology,Culture and Humanities Seminar
Electives: German language, People and Places of Europe, Art History, Modern German Literature, Dietrich Bonhoeffer/Martin Neimoller

Special features

Group travel to Italy, Switzerland, France and Austria
Individual and small group recreation, such as hiking, bicycling, skiing.
Worship and service in local evangelical churches
Opportunities to accompany local missionaries to Austria, Hungary, Romania

Application
The student will fill out two applications:

George Fox off-campus application form (obtained from the Center for Study Abroad; or downloaded here).
AMBEX application (to be completed online here). An application fee must accompany your application.
*The AMBEX application should only be completed after being informed from the Director of Study Abroad that you are accepted for an off-campus study semester.

Eligibility
Students must be full-time undergraduates with junior or senior status, holding a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher to apply.

Housing
Students live in a dedicated section of a youth hostel, which has space for sleeping, meals, classes, internet access and laundry. There is convenient transportation within the city of Regensberg.

Cost
The student pays George Fox's standard tuition, room and board, and student fees and an additional fee for the AMBEX Program.  Participants continue to receive financial aid, including scholarships, since they are officially George Fox students. Round trip airfare is additional. AMBEX also has several scholarships available so it is suggested that you apply directly to AMBEX for these.

For more information, contact:
Center for Study Abroad
Lemmons 9
Phone: 503-554-2150
Email: lscott@georgefox.edu

Learn more about us through the George Fox University Vimeo channel.