Placements in Europe

Hamburg, Germany

Partner Institution: Universität Hamburg

Placement Highlights

In past years, Germany participants have received in-school placements that match their teachable subject areas as much as possible. Typically, students are placed in pairs in bilingual schools, with opportunities to teach lessons in various settings. German schools have a holiday each Fall (e.g., early October in 2018) - activities during this holiday have varied from year to year.

Accommodations

We ask Germany students to find their own accommodations. Students often opt for AirBnBs. Rentals are typically for 1-2 people only.

Documentation Required

  • No Visa (under 90 days in Europe)

Passport required for all travel. Passport must have validity at least 6 months beyond date of return travel.

Visa requirements are specific to each country. Student and other visas might be required for entry and specified permits required if travel over 90 days.

Applicants must verify the Check Travel Advice and Advisories for each country, including documents and visas applications required before departure.

 

Estimated Costs

Approx: $6000-$7000

Costs are determined by varying prices for airfare, accommodations, food, local travel and excursions, and personal preferences. It is expected that applicants will complete a travel budget for the respective travel abroad country, keeping in mind travel contingency funds, exchange, and cost of living rates.

Budget planning worksheets and TAB information sessions in the Fall are available to assist applicants in preparing a personal travel budget.

 


Rome, Italy

Partner Institution: YMCA Italy

Placement Highlights

In past years, Italy participants have worked with the YMCA in Rome to support community-based education and outreach programs. Students have the opportunity to visit local associations and have access to ample cultural opportunities.

Accommodations

We ask Italy students to find their own accommodations, though the Liaison has provided specific recommendations in previous years.

Documentation Required

  • No Visa (under 90 days in Europe)

Passport required for all travel. Passport must have validity at least 6 months beyond date of return travel.

Visa requirements are specific to each country. Student and other visas might be required for entry and specified permits required if travel over 90 days.

Applicants must verify the Check Travel Advice and Advisories for each country, including documents and visas applications required before departure.

 

Estimated Costs

Approx: $6000-$8000

Costs are determined by varying prices for airfare, accommodations, food, local travel and excursions, and personal preferences. It is expected that applicants will complete a travel budget for the respective travel abroad country, keeping in mind travel contingency funds, exchange, and cost of living rates.

Budget planning worksheets and TAB information sessions in the Fall are available to assist applicants in preparing a personal travel budget.

 


Barcelona, Spain

Partner Institution: Escola Oficial d'Idiomes Barcelona Drassanes

Placement Highlights

In past years, students have been placed in adult schools focusing on English Education. Students often have the opportunity to teach with limited supervision and actively engage students in group activities. There are a variety of cultural opportunities available in Barcelona, including a number of local festivals.

Accommodations

Options vary. In the past, students have preferred to find an AirBnB in Barcelona, using trains and public transit to travel to school placements. Reliable high-speed internet is an important look-for.

Documentation Required

  • No Visa (under 90 days in Europe)

Passport required for all travel. Passport must have validity at least 6 months beyond date of return travel.

Visa requirements are specific to each country. Student and other visas might be required for entry and specified permits required if travel over 90 days.

Applicants must verify the Check Travel Advice and Advisories for each country, including documents and visas applications required before departure.

 

Estimated Costs

Approx: $7000-$8000

Costs are determined by varying prices for airfare, accommodations, food, local travel and excursions, and personal preferences. It is expected that applicants will complete a travel budget for the respective travel abroad country, keeping in mind travel contingency funds, exchange, and cost of living rates.

Budget planning worksheets and TAB information sessions in the Fall are available to assist applicants in preparing a personal travel budget.

 


Madrid, Spain

Partner Institution: Camilo José Cela University

Placement Highlights

In past years, students have been placed in a variety of SEK schools (bilingual English schools) around Madrid. Students often have the opportunity to teach and actively engage students in group activities. There are a variety of cultural opportunities available in Madrid, as well as the opportunity to participate in classes run by the host institution.

Accommodations

Options vary. Students can choose to find an AirBnB in downtown Madrid, to be closer to the city and cultural opportunities, or to stay on campus, to be closer to their teaching placements. Reliable high-speed internet is an important look-for with either option.

Documentation Required

  • No Visa (under 90 days in Europe)

Passport required for all travel. Passport must have validity at least 6 months beyond date of return travel.

Visa requirements are specific to each country. Student and other visas might be required for entry and specified permits required if travel over 90 days.

Applicants must verify the Check Travel Advice and Advisories for each country, including documents and visas applications required before departure.

 

Estimated Costs

Approx: $7000-$8000

Costs are determined by varying prices for airfare, accommodations, food, local travel and excursions, and personal preferences. It is expected that applicants will complete a travel budget for the respective travel abroad country, keeping in mind travel contingency funds, exchange, and cost of living rates.

Budget planning worksheets and TAB information sessions in the Fall are available to assist applicants in preparing a personal travel budget.

 

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