Contact JYM in Detroit

When contacting JYM's Detroit Office, you will be greeted by Jacqueline ("Jackie") Smith.
Jackie holds an M.A. in Global Studies from Albert-Ludwigs-Universit├Ąt Freiburg and B.A. degrees in both German and Political Science from Western Michigan University, which included a year of study at the the Freie Universit├Ąt Berlin.

Please feel free to contact Jackie to discuss the application process and financial matters, or ask any questions you may have about the program. If you would like to receive a brochure about the JYM program, we'd be glad to send you one. You can also view a digital version of the JYM brochure on Issuu.

Our email address is: JYM(at) (which goes directly to Jackie). And our phone number is 313-577-4605 (between 8:30am-5:00pm) PLEASE NOTE: Detroit is in the Eastern Standard Time (EST) zone.

Emergency Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Junior Year in Munich
Wayne State University
401 Manoogian Hall
906 W. Warren Ave.
Detroit MI 48202

Tel 313-577-4605
Fax 313-577-3266

Overseeing the entire JYM program from Detroit is Professor Lisabeth Hock, Associate Professor of German within the Department of Classical and Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures at Wayne State University. She holds a Ph.D. from Washington University, St. Louis MO and has been JYM's Program Director since May 18, 2020.