Multiple Locations in Germany/Poland: Holocaust and Genocide Studies (Closed)
- Summer 2 Semester - June 30 - August 4, 2013
- Summer 2 Semester - Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and program may fill at any time. Final deadline – January 24.
Faculty co-leaders: Professor Natalie Bormann (who grew up in Germany) & Veronica Czastkiewicz (who holds dual Polish-US citizenship) (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Study Abroad Coordinator: Daisy Biddle (email@example.com)
Courses: POLS4937: Government and Politics Learning Abroad in Germany and Poland and INTL4944: Dialogue of Civilizations: The role of Trauma and Collective Memory in Europe today
This program offers students immersion into the role and legacy of the Holocaust in Germany and Poland – as one of the most significant and traumatic topics of Europe’s shared history and politics.
Students will visit: Munich, Nuremberg, Berlin, Warsaw and Krakow
Activities include: concentration camps of Auschwitz and Dachau, former Jewish Ghetto in Warsaw, Schindler’s factory, Nuremberg Trial courtrooms, Hitler’s Mountain retreat, Anne Frank Centre, Guided bike tour of Nazi sites in Berlin, Meeting the Chief Rabbi of Poland, cultural trips to Neuschwanenstein castle and Villa Wannsee
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POLS 4937 – Government and Politics: Learning Abroad in Germany and Poland
INTL 4944 – Dialogue of Civilizations: The role of Trauma and Collective Memory in Europe today
The Dialogue works closely with the Institute of Contemporary History (Institut fuer Zeitgeschichte, IfZ), which is a national research institution with locations in Munich and Berlin. The Institute is affiliated with the University of Munich (Ludwig-Maximilian Universitaet, LMU), one of Germany’s oldest and most prestigious Universities.
The program offered to our students is sponsored by the EU (the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure, EHRI).
Final decisions will be made after an interview with Dialogue Leaders.
- Online Dialogue of Civilizations application (available on OISP website)
- Unofficial transcript which you can download and print from MyNEU
- One copy of passport ID page – To be given directly to your faculty leader after acceptance.
- 2-3 page essay answering the following questions:
- What are your personal and academic reasons for wishing to participate in this Dialogue of Civilizations program?
- How will the program further your academic and career goals?
- What is your previous travel and language experience, if any?
- What courses have you taken which are directly relevant to the program?
**Faculty may require additional information and/or interview (after application deadline)
**Please note that prior to 11/15/12 your unofficial transcript and essay should be handed in to OISP. After 11/15/12, please send them directly to your faculty leaderSchedule Appointment →
Tuition and DOC Fee cover 8 Northeastern credits, round-trip airfare from Boston, housing for program duration, International SOS assistance, as well as some local transport, excursions and group meals.
Accommodation varies from city to city. In Munich, students will be staying in a Youth Hostel. In Nuremberg, students will be staying at a hotel. In Berlin, accommodations are tentatively scheduled for a residence but could change. Lastly, in Poland, students will stay in classic hotel accommodations.
Munich, Berlin, Nuremberg (Germany)
Warsaw, Krakow (Poland)