Canadian Summer School in Germany

Monday, November 20, 2023

About the CSSG Program

The Canadian Summer School in Germany (CSSG) offers university-level language courses in Kassel in a unique and intensive cultural immersion program. All courses are equivalent to a full-year course and the course credits are transferable to all Canadian and U.S. institutions.

The CSSG is administered by Saint Mary's University and offers courses at almost-beginner, intermediate, advanced, and upper-advanced levels. Over 7 weeks, students receive 85 hours of classroom instruction and participate in numerous cultural activities: presentationsĀ at museums, visits to theatres and operas, sporting events, excursions to cities with cultural and historical significance, and a four-day trip to Berlin.

Important Dates


  • Start and End Dates: May 8 - June 26, 2024
  • Cost: $1,986 tuition and approx. $3,464 program fee (plus airfare)
Castle in Germany with forest surrounding.


Please contact Dr John Plews, Director, CSSG, Dept. of Languages and Cultures

  • Saint Mary's University
    923 Robie St., Halifax, NS Canada
    B3H 3C3
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