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  • Locations: krakow, Poland
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Class Status: 2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior, 5. Graduate Students, 6. Non-Degree-Seeking, 7. Other Minimum GPA: 2.25
Housing Options: Residence Hall Language of Instruction: English
Areas of Study: History
Program Description:

Study Abroad Program • Summer • Three Weeks 

Poland Summer
Dates: June 11, 2017 to July 1, 2017

Program Overview

This three-week program studies the 20th Century experience of the peoples of East Central Europe with special emphasis on the country of Poland. The four significant historical moments that this program will key on are The emergence of independent Eastern Europe from 1918-1938, the Nazi conquest and Holocaust, the Communist occupation of the region, and most importantly, the reemergence of Eastern Europe as a significant region in today's Global Community. In addition, students will have the opportunity in Krakow to attend musical, theater, and dance performances to enrich the learning experience.  By participating in this Study Abroad Program, students will take part in the following activities included in the cost of program: (1) Overnight trips to Warsaw and Lublin. (2) Driving tour of the province of Galitsia and a visit to the cities of Tarnow and Gorlice.      (3) Walking tour of the Old Town Krakow and the old Jewish quarter (Kazimierz). (4) A comprehensive tour of the Jagiellonian Wawel Castle; (5)  A day trip to Auschwitz and and a tour of the World War II Jewish Ghetto in Krakow including a tour of Schindler’s factory.  (6) Visits to other prominent museums in Krakow and its environs.

Lodging and Meals

Students will reside in a double-occupancy dorm room at the Jagiellonian University. Breakfast and some dinners are included.  


The APSU history courses that will be taught on site include Modern Eastern Europe and Genocide and Holocaust in the 20th Century. A total of 6 hours credit will be available to students. All classes and tours will be spoken in English.   

Financial Aid

Your current scholarships and financial aid may apply toward the cost of the program. If you plan on using financial aid you need to call the Office of Student Financial Aid at (931) 221-7907 to schedule an appointment with a study abroad counselor -Cathy Naef or Jennifer Ellis. Additional scholarships and travel grants are available. Click here to view  more information on scholarships.

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Dr. John W. Steinberg at (931) 221-7924 or                        

Program Costs

Application Fee:  $430 

This nonrefundable application fee will be charged to the student's account once the student authorizes the Office of International Education during the application process.


Payments Amount Due Dates
1st Payment $1,300 March 15
2nd Payment (final payment) $1,300 April 15
1st and 2nd Payment need to be paid at APSU Cashier's Window
to the Poland account.

Tuition: $1,554

This tuition is based on 6 credit hours. Tuition is due prior to departure and will be billed to the student's account after registration.

Total Application, Program, and Tuition Costs: 4,584

Included in the Program

  • lodging
  • breakfast and some dinners
  • excursions
  • airport transfers
  • book
  • excursions
  • health insurance

Additional Expenses

  • Airfare: Approx. $1,500
  • passport: $148 (including photo)
  • spending Misc.: $500
  • Lunch

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.