Program Options in Germany

Limited spots - first come, first served

With Southern Cross Cultural Exchange, you have a unique opportunity to choose your preferred location for your exchange in Germany. Additional fees apply.

Applications must meet eligibility criteria, submitted on time and subject to availability. Make sure you apply on time – first come, first served!

Quick facts

Age of students: 15–17 years

Departure: August

Language requirements: None, but basic German knowledge is preferred

Visa: No

Soft Landing Camp: Yes, in Mannheim

School day: Normally from 8 to 15

Subjects: There are both compulsory subjects and electives

Program: Classic High School

Views from Germany

Our selection of area requests

In Germany, we exclusively offer a range of regions. You can choose from a City Choice or a Region Choice.  

City Choice – request your preferred city

Students who wish to be placed in a particular city can add the City Choice at an additional cost.  

Please note that the number of spots available in each city are limited to one per city. These include Berlin, Hamburg, Cologne and Munich. 

Please note: Should a change of host family be necessary during the program, the chosen city cannot be guaranteed again. Eligibility criteria apply.    

Our selection of area requests

In Germany, we exclusively offer a range of regions for our August Academic Year Programs.  

Region Choice – request your preferred region

For those who would like to be placed in a particular region in Germany, it is possible to add a Regional Choice at an additional cost. Students can choose from North, South, East or West.  

Please note that the number of spots available on each regional choice are limited. To guarantee a spot, we recommend sending applications as soon as possible. First come, first served! 

Please note: Should a change of host family be necessary during the program, the chosen region cannot be guaranteed again. Eligibility criteria apply.    

Eastern Germany

This is your choice if you want to study as close as possible to Berlin or important German cities such as Dresden and Leipzig.

In Eastern Germany, you find the states of Berlin, Brandenburg, Sachsen, Sachsen-Anhalt, and Thüringen.

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Northern Germany

This is your choice if you would like to be placed near the cities of Hamburg and Bremen or close to Denmark, Netherlands or Poland.

In Northern Germany, you find the states of Bremen, Hamburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Niedersachsen, and Schleswig-Holstein.

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Southern Germany

Do you want to get close to cities such as Munich, Stuttgart, Nürnberg and Mannheim? Then Southern Germany is your option!

In Southern Germany, you find the states of Baden-Württemberg and Bayern.

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Western Germany

In Western Germany, you find the popular German cities of Frankfurt, Cologne, Dortmund, and Düsseldorf. You will also be close to France, Belgium, and Luxembourg when studying here.

In Western Germany, you find the states of Hessen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Rheinland-Pfalz, and Saarland.

Area Request prices

Eastern Germany

This is your choice if you want to study as close as possible to Berlin or important German cities such as Dresden and Leipzig.

In Eastern Germany, you find the states of Berlin, Brandenburg, Sachsen, Sachsen-Anhalt, and Thüringen.

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Northern Germany

This is your choice if you would like to be placed near the cities of Hamburg and Bremen or close to Denmark, Netherlands or Poland.

In Northern Germany, you find the states of Bremen, Hamburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Niedersachsen, and Schleswig-Holstein.

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Southern Germany

Do you want to get close to cities such as Munich, Stuttgart, Nürnberg and Mannheim? Then Southern Germany is your option!

In Southern Germany, you find the states of Baden-Württemberg and Bayern.

Area Request prices
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Western Germany

In Western Germany, you find the popular German cities of Frankfurt, Cologne, Dortmund, and Düsseldorf. You will also be close to France, Belgium, and Luxembourg when studying here.

In Western Germany, you find the states of Hessen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Rheinland-Pfalz, and Saarland.

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Secure your area request in Germany

We have limited spots on each area, and many of them disappear fast, so make sure to secure yours before it is too late.  Contact us to find out more!

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