Hessen:VASP (Virtual Academic Short-Term Program)

5th to 23rd July: 2 weeks of lectures/seminars + 1 week for assignments

Dear participants,

Welcome to Hessen:VASP (Virtual Academic Short-Term Program)!

We are looking forward to seeing you in our beautiful baroque city. Join us for our 3-week online programme in 2021 and enjoy an unforgettable summer together with students from around the globe.

From 5th July to 23rd July 2021 we are going to offer two weeks of online lectures and seminars, followed by one week for assignments.
Please note: The programme is only successfully completed if the assignments will be handed in during the week from 19th to 23rd July.

The programme consists of:

  • seminars (in German or English) in:
    • German Culture and Society
    • Business
  • Intercultural Training
  • German language courses up to the C1 exam (DSH)
  • Virtual Get-togethers and excursions

Hessen:VASP (Virtual Academic Short-Term Program) is a joint project of all public Hessen universities and universities of applied sciences and is sponsored by the Hessian Ministry of Higher Education, Research, Science and the Arts.

Our target group: Undergraduate and graduate students, who are interested in global questions of society and economics and who would like to learn the German language and culture, or improve their language skills.


Prof Dr Thomas Schittny                  
Academic Director

Judith Tornier
Programme Coordinator

Julia-Sophie Rothmann
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Programme coordinator

Judith Tornier


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