Our Blog

The AYF Blog pages will assemble updates from Freiburg, news items, and occasional essays and articles authored by current AYF students and staff as well as Junior Year and Academic Year in Freiburg alumni profiles. If you would like to suggest a contribution to the Blog, please contact us.

October 27, 2020

AYF Program Suspension and Reunion Update

AYF Program Suspended for Full Year 2020-21 Dear JYF and AYF Alumni, It is with great sadness, that I share with you an update today about […]
October 27, 2020

Alumni Profile: Sarah Mamer

How I ended up living in a German village with two alpacas, 13 chickens, a dog, a cat and a German fiancé In today‘s Alumni Profile, Sarah […]
May 25, 2020

Returning Home Early: Jacob Bartelt

Returning Home Early From Freiburg to Madison By Jacob Bartelt (AYF 19-20) My transition back to the United States in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic […]
May 25, 2020

Alumni Club Fundraiser – Thank You

Herzlichen Dank! ~ Emergency Fundraiser Continues   Dear JYF and AYF Alumni, dear Friends of the Academic Year in Freiburg, We know these past two months […]
May 25, 2020

Alumni Profile: Noelle Stadler

Discovering Grandma Anna   In today‘s Alumni Profile, Noelle Stadler (AYF 2017-18) looks back at a very personal adventure she had during her time in Freiburg – […]