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World War II and the Holocaust

Term To Study: Summer 2017
Application Deadline: Mar 29, 2018
Program Starts: Jun 01, 2017
Program Ends: Aug 05, 2017
Major 1: English Literature & Creative Writing
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Major 2: History
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Program Category: Multi-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $3,299
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Program Locations:

Austria Vienna
Germany Munich, Nurnberg
Poland Auschwitz, Krakow, Warsaw
Contact Phone: 978-542-7129
Contact Name: Christopher Mauriello
Contact Email:
What is Included: Round trip airfare (including all landing fees and taxes), airport transfers, 3 star hotels nightly (double occupancy), full hot breakfast, luxury air-conditioned coach, and entrance to required site visits and museums
*Price subject to change based on number of travelers and any changes in taxes and fees
What is not Included: Personal spending money, tuition and fees for credits
Program Description

This summer join the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies and the History and English departments for a unique study and travel institute on the theme of World War II, the Holocaust and national memory. The institute includes a two day seminar (July 5-6) followed by 12 days of group travel to explore historical sites, museums, and culture (July 7-19). Students must complete the seminar and the trip in order to receive credit. Students will have free time in most cities to explore the local culture on their own. Travelers not taking the course for credit are also very welcome.

Sites included:
Nuremberg: (Faculty-led walking tour of city, Nuremberg Rally Grounds Interpretation Center/Museum, Zeppelin Field Rally Grounds, Palace of Justice/Nuremberg Trials Museum and Court Room 600)
Munich: (Faculty-led walking tour of city, Conspiracy of the White Rose Memorial, Munich Documentation Center for Nazi History)
Vienna: (Faculty-led walking tour of the city and Holocaust Memorial)
Krakow: (Guided city tour, guided Krakow Ghetto tour, Old Synagogue Museum, Schindler’s Factory Museum)
Auschwitz: (Guided tour of Auschwitz I and II concentration camps, educational meetings at Auschwitz Educational Center)
Warsaw: (Guided city tour, guided tour of Warsaw Ghetto, The Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Nozyk Synagogue)
Gdansk: (Guided tour of city, National Museum of WWII, Gdansk War Memorial and Liberation Memorials)

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Capital: Berlin
Per-capita GDP: $ 38400
Size: 357022 km2
Time Zone: (GMT + 01:00 hour) Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris

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