The University of Iowa

Academic Year in Freiburg celebrates 60th anniversary and reunion

January 9th, 2020


Academic Year in Frieburg (AYF) alumni are cordially invited to join us in Freiburg for the 60-Year Anniversary of the program! 

To celebrate, we are hosting a reunion concurrently with the 900-Year Anniversary of the City of Freiburg. Come celebrate a memorable series of events with us from July 9 to 13, 2020. 

Beginning with a congenial welcome from the President of the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg, you will have the chance to re-experience the charms of Freiburg in the company of former and current students, teachers, and program leaders. 

We are organizing five days of events, including: 

• Opening celebration and reception 

• Guided tours on Freiburg history; University Museum; the new University Library; the University Jail

• Science Slam: “Brush up your German with Carrie!”

• AYF Program Center Open House

• Evening at Kastaniengarten (the Biergarten on Schlossberg)

• Performance by the AYF band, The Black Forest Badgers

• Black Forest hike around Schluchsee

• Farewell reception

• Symphony Concert 

Please fill out this brief survey with your expression of interest in receiving additional information about this event by Friday, January 31st.  

RSVP Survey

For anyone considering joining us, we strongly encourage you to begin looking for accommodations as soon as possible as space will begin filling quickly. 

We are thrilled to celebrate with you and look forward to seeing you in Freiburg!

Inquiries may be directed to 

Ensure future generations study abroad in Freiburg
Whether it was new friends, an epic adventure, or an academic passion you discovered, we know your experience in Freiburg made an impact on your life. To celebrate the University of Iowa’s participation in this exceptional study abroad program, we are asking alumni of the program to make a gift to support future students studying abroad. Even a gift of $50 will make a difference and create future opportunities for students. 

Make your gift now!