Did you ever wonder how DNA is extracted or how a Rube Goldberg machine is set up? See behind the curtain of the wide range of topics on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics! Become part of a group of high school students from around the world and enjoy workshops, excursions and company visits on STEM topics in Bielefeld, Germany. Considered one of the economic and cultural centers in the West of Germany, Bielefeld is especially known for its mechanical engineering and home to some of Germany‘s most successful and globally renowned companies.
Highlights include a company visit at Dr. Oetker’s, a modern German food company, where you’ll receive a workshop on food engineering and technology in food production; a tour of the Museum of Technology, which presents a broad spectrum of old and new technology and demonstrates the various historical connections to culture and everyday life; a visit to the local chapter of the German Federal Agency for Technical Relief; and an excursion to Autostadt Wolfsburg–the home of Volkswagen!
Additionally, there will be a structured ICL curriculum, which schedules daily reflections on living and learning in an intercultural group. The program offers a city trip to Berlin as well as free time activities like geocaching and other outdoor activities!