University of Trier

Courses: Student who complete the spring semester program earn academic credit equal to four courses or approximately 16 -18 semester hours.  General education requirements, and major and minor requirements may be fulfilled with prior approval.

The two-month course at Kapito earns eight semester hours of credit, for a total of 160 hours of instruction.   The basis of formal instruction at Kapito is a communicative methodology of language learning that stresses the student's immediate active engagement in language acquisition.  Classes at Kapito are small, usually no more than ten students, and instructors have extensive experience in the strategies of encouraging rapid and intensive language acquisition. 

Students who study in Trier will select two proseminars and one lecture course.   For information about studying at the University of Trier, visit  The proseminars and lecture courses at the University of Trier all earn four semester hours of credit.  To view courses offered at the university visit:

Transfer of Credits: The courses taken at Kapito appear on the Rollins transcript Rollins courses and the grades are factored into the Rollins GPA.   The courses taken at the University of Trier appear on the Rollins transcript as transfer courses and the grades are factored into the Rollins GPA.

Faculty and Staff: Classes are taught by specialized Ph.D. lecturers from the University of Oviedo.  They offer individual tutorials to their foreign students.  In addition to their academic degree, experience and interest are also taken into account in the selection of teaching staff for this program. Student helpers collaborate in the recreational and cultural activities, and as a result, foreign students settle easily in Oviedo's university life.  Our resident director in Asturias is Dr. Francisco Borge.

Requirements for Admission:

  • Juniors and seniors
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Good college standing
  • Good record with Community Standards
  • Good references
  • Professional Application
  • A minimum of three semesters of German or the equivalent

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