FAQ

FAQ

Application/Registration Process

Q: How many college units do I need to have completed to apply?
Q: When may I submit my application?
Q: What is required as part of the application?
Q: How does AMBEX make acceptance decisions?
Q: When will I know whether or not I am accepted?
Q: I'm on a wait list. What are my chances and when will I know if I get to go?
Q: What other options do I have if I've been placed on a wait list?
Q: What happens after I am accepted?

 

Orientation, Academics & Language

Q: What’s included in Orientation?
Q: Are there any language course pre-requisites?
Q: Do I have to take a language while overseas?
Q: Is it possible to learn German while at AMBEX?
Q: Who teaches the courses at AMBEX?
Q: Are computers available overseas?
Q: Can I do a distance learning class?
Q: Does AMBEX have five-day classes?
Q: Is there pre and post course/program ‘home work’?

 

Accommodations

Q: Can my friends and parents stay with me at the AMBEX residence?
Q: What about telecommunications e.g. telephone connections?

 

Costs

Q: How much does the program cost?
Q: What is included in the AMBEX costs?
Q: Are there any external costs associated with the program that are not included in the AMBEX tuition, room & board charge?
Q: Does financial aid apply to AMBEX?
Q: Are there scholarship available?
Q: How much spending money should I take with me?
Q: How do I get money when I'm overseas?

 

Passports & Visas

Q: How do I get a passport?

Q: Do I need a visa to participate in my program?
Q: What can I do now?
Q: Is the cost of airfare included in the program charge?
Q: Can I arrange my own travel to the program?
Q: What opportunities are there for travel?
Q: Do I need insurance?
Q: May friends or alumni visit AMBEX ?
Q: Is their a special or preferred time for Family and Friends to visit AMBEX?
Q: How many students enroll at AMBEX?
Q: Do I need any vaccinations?
Q: Do I need to complete a medical examination evaluation?
Q: Will I graduate on time if I study off campus for a semester?
Q: How will I be billed?
Q: When do I pay for the semester?
Q: How is credit granted?

 

Health Care

Q: How is health care handled?
Q: How does health care differ in Germany?
Q: What about pharmaceutical matters?


Alumni

See what Alumni have to say about AMBEX - Christian Study Abroad program.

Sarah Loomis – Point Loma University

Introduction

It seems a tremendous task to recount what I have learned this semester, not because it is hard to remember, but because we have...

Karen Harriger, The Master’s College

On January 18, 2013 at 6:25 AM, my flight took off from Fresno-Yosemite International Airport bound for Munich, Germany. Like my journey toward reaching...

Aaron Thomasson, Columbia International University

“Fresh Bretzel, Bratwurst mit Sauerkraut, Regensburg, Bayern, Deutsche Bahn, historic cities, museums, Christkindlmarkt with cobblestone streets covered by snow, and new friends are just a few...