(Last Updated On: March 17, 2021)

GM1 is cancelled by Host University in 2021.

SAO Programme CodeGM1
SAO Programme TypeG1*
Programme Period20 June – 17 July 2020 (about 4 weeks)
U Macau Application Deadline9 April 2020
QuotaNo Limit
Responsible StaffSandia Leong (sandialeong@um.edu.mo)
CoursesYou can choose one module and participate in up to 2 seminars and the German Language Course. Each seminar consists of 20 contact hours.

Renewable Energy Module

  • Environmental Engineering and Renewable Energies
  • Adaptation Strategies to Climate Change
  • Engineering Science of Wind Energy Systems
  • Introduction to Earthquake Engineering

Brothers Grimm Module

  • The German Fairy Tale:  Looking-glass of Society
  • German History and Politics of the 20th Century

German History and Politics Module

  • German History and Politics of the 20th Century
  • The German Fairy Tale: Looking-glass of Society

Inside Arts –  The Document Module

  • documenta – Inside Arts
  • Intercultural Communication

Intercultural Communication Module

  • Intercultural Communication

Language Course: German as a Foreign Language (40 hours)

Programme FeeThe tuition fee for the ISU Kassel is EUR 2,190.
Payment received before April enjoy an early-bird discount of EUR 200.

Included in your fee are:

  • Two seminars of your choice (40 contact hours)
  • Language Course (40 contact hours)
  • Workshops
  • Cultural Program (Excursions, Opening- and Closing Ceremony, etc.)
  • Accommodation in host families, 2 meals per day included
  • Ticket for public transportation in Kassel
  • Health, Accident and Liability Insurance

If you arrange your own accommodation elsewhere and therefore do not need to be placed in a host family, please inform University of Kassel when you apply or at the latest before April. The fee will be reduced in this case.

English Requirement
Other Requirement

*SAO reserves the right to change the programme type/amount of sponsorship based on the actual expenses spent during the programme.

(Very Unsatisfied 1 – 4 Very Satisfied)

Overall experience  : 3

Programme Arrangement
– Course Intensity (Very intensive 1 – 4 Not intensive): 3
– Payment of programme fee: 3
– Course arrangement: 3
– Airport pick up service: 3

– The entertainment of extra activities: 3.5

“My host family helps me a lot. They taught me some really useful words that can be used in lives and practice with me. I learn more German from them rather that school.”

“The study of this month is really great experience to me.”

Accommodation (Dormitory)
– The price: 4
– The location: 4
– The cleanliness: 4
– The Facilities: 4
– The attitude of staff: 4

– The price: 4
– The taste: 4