WISP is a three-month work-study immersion program in Germany that provides participants with the unique opportunity to gain practical work experience in their career field, improve their German language skills, and experience German culture firsthand. The program runs from June through August.
Baden-Württemberg STIPENDIUM / Baden-Württemberg Stiftung
Generous financial support for WISP is provided by the Baden-Württemberg-STIPENDIUM, a Baden-Württemberg Stiftung program. The Baden-Württemberg STIPENDIUM provides financial support for about 1,000 foreign students each year to study in Baden-Württemberg and to participate in programs such as WISP. By supporting students and young professionals participating in international exchanges, the Baden-Württemberg-STIPENDIUM hopes to foster international understanding.
The non-profit Baden-Württemberg Stiftung is one of the largest foundations in Germany. It is the only significant foundation that — with an extraordinary diverse range of topics — continually, impartially and exclusively invests in the future of Baden-Württemberg and, in doing so, in the future of its citizens.
Carl Duisberg Centrum, Radolfzell
WISP participants spend the month of June taking intensive German language courses at the Carl Duisberg Centrum (CDC) in Radolfzell, a small German town on the Bodensee (Lake Constance). The CDC offers excellent language training as well as many activities outside the classroom to its students, who come from around the world to study German there. WISP participants live in the CDC dormitories during the language school phase in June.
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