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*WCU Summer in Germany and Poland: Holocaust Memorial Sites Abroad
Frankfurt, Germany; Krakow, Poland; Munich, Germany (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Restrictions: WCU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 02/01/2018
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Rolling Admission 06/25/2018 07/11/2018
NOTE: Please note that dates and costs are tentative and subject to change. Contact the Program Director listed below to confirm the information.

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Program Description:
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
This study abroad will take a group of Holocaust and Genocide Studies and History MA students to Holocaust related sites in Germany and Poland, including the Frankfurt Judengasse Museum, Hadamar, the Nazi party rally grounds in Nuremberg, Dachau, Warsaw, Majdanek, Auschwitz, and Krakow.
 
LOCATION

This program will travel to numerous cities throughout cities in German and Poland including Frankfurt, Nuremberg, Munich, Warsaw, Lublin, Oswiecim, and Krakow.
 
ACCOMMODATION

All participants will stay in pre-arranged hotels in each of the cities the program visits.
 
LANGUAGE

The language of instruction for this program is English. 
 
COURSES OFFERED

All participants will earn credit for either HIS 460—Field Studies (undergraduates) or  HIS 660—Field Studies (graduates—both 3 credits).
 
EXAMPLES OF POSSIBLE EXCURSIONS

Frankfurt Judengasse Museum
Hadamar hospital and museum
Palace of Justice Nuremberg
Nazi Party Grounds Nuremberg
Dachau
Polin—Jewish History Museum, Warsaw
Majdanek Memorial and KZ site
Kazimierz and the Jewish Quarter in Krakow
Auschwitz I and II
 
PROGRAM COSTS

In addition to the regular WCU tuition rates for the credits taken as part of this program, all students will be billed a $100 non-refundable study abroad application fee through the Bursar's office upon applying to the program. All participants will also be required to purchase WCU's mandatory international insurance prior to the start of the program.

Students will also be responsible for the following costs:
  • Airfare (estimated) - $1,300
  • Hotels - $1,400
  • Personal/ground transportation/food/books - $900
SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION
Holocaust and Genocide Studies may be able to offer scholarships to students in the MA program who will be currently enrolled at the time of the field studies.
 
CONTACT INFORMATION

Jonathan Friedman, Director of Holocaust and Genocide Studies
Main Hall 409
610-436-2972
 

 
This program is currently not accepting applications.