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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 04/01/2018
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:
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.

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

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

The language of instruction for this program is English. 

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

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

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
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.

Jonathan Friedman, Director of Holocaust and Genocide Studies
Main Hall 409

This program is currently not accepting applications.