Munich Handbook

Excursion through Munich's old town. Excursion through Munich's old town.The purpose of this material is to provide participants with pertinent information regarding the program in order to make the arrival and stay in Munich easier and more enjoyable.

The information is divided into four major sections: Munich and Surroundings, Preparing for the Program, the Year in Munich itself and Frequently Asked Questions. The first section describes the city of Munich and the surrounding area; the second explains what to expect and what to bring. The third section describes the academic program, dormitory living, logistical concerns such as transportation and money, and academic programs available during the semester break. For students who have been to Germany for a considerable length of time before, some of this, such as the section on passports, may not be new. However, it is important to read it all carefully, since it contains information that is needed in order to take full advantage of everything the program has to offer.