IMG_5704College Magazine recently ranked the European Study Center (ESC), UIW’s campus located in Heidelberg, Germany, No. 2 for 10 Best Places to Study Abroad in 2014. The list was based on interviews with students and program leaders to determine the ten best places worldwide according to safety, cost, prestige, social scene and cultural barriers. This recognition follows’s ranking of the ESC as one of The Top 10+ Programs and Top 10 Program Providers in 2013. Since opening in Fall 2012, 376 students have attended the study center. ESC students can choose between a four month semester or a two month summer program. All courses are taught in English and are offered in a range of subjects, including European business, international relations, law and European studies. Internships as well as intensive German language courses are also available.

To view the College Magazine’s list of 10 Best Places to Study Abroad, visit For more info on the ESC program, visit