Application Details

Monday, November 1, 2021 Current Year Deadline Past, Check Website
Applications typically open in September and are due in November The program will begin the subsequent July.
Award covers international airfare, language study costs, tuition, housing, monthly stipend for basic costs of living, program costs and insurance.

Can be used for

Academic Year
12 weeks or longer


U.S. Citizen
No data, check website


The CBYX fellowship funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Department of State, that annually provides 75 American and 75 German young professionals, between the ages of 18-24, the opportunity to spend one year in each other’s countries, studying, interning, and living with hosts on a cultural immersion program.

The program consists of three phases:

  • Two months of intensive German language training
  • Four months of classes in one’s academic or career field at a university, technical or professional school
  • Five-month internships in one’s career field

CBYX is open to candidates in all career fields who are interested in a year of academic, professional, and cultural exchange.


U.S. Department of State

Cultural Vistas
Tuesday, August 24, 2021