Canadian Year in Freiburg


Discover Europe in Germany

Study for a year at the University of Freiburg and earn Canadian university credits.
(One semester stays now also possible under consultation with the coordinator)
The Canadian Year in Freiburg is open to students of all disciplines from Canadian universities and colleges.

Language requirement: Beginners and intermediate university German (A2 level) or high school and intermediate university German or equivalent.
This program is organized by the German Studies Section of the Department of Languages and Literatures, Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia.


Dr Christian Thomas
Coordinator of German Studies
Department of Languages and Literatures,
Acadia University, Wolfville, B4P 2R6
Tel: (902) 585-1389

For additional information please refer to:



CYF Academic Recognition Award (since 2016)
  • Details: Award amounts range from $1000 – $1500 for full-year stays. (Awards are also available for one semester stays.)
  • Eligibility Requirement: Minimum overall grade average of 85%
  • How to Apply: Prepare a “Letter of Intent” in English together with a paragraph in German explaining why you want to take part in the Canadian Year in Freiburg and how you will benefit from the experience (see Page 3 of the “Canadian Year in Freiburg Application”)
  • Deadline for program and award application: February 23, 2024