She plans on spending the Independence Day holiday with military members and their families in Germany .
"This is part of Dr. Biden's ongoing work to raise awareness and show appreciation for members of the military and their families," press release states.
After the holiday, Dr. Biden will travel to Paris to attend the Opening Ceremony of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ("UNESCO") 2009 World Conference on Higher Education, at which she will deliver a keynote speech.
At the conference, she is to serve as head of U.S. delegation and is planning to affirm the administration's commitment to higher education, the White House says.
Further details of the trip will be given at a later date.