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Fact Sheet:
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:

APSU in Poland


Summer • History • Four Weeks
Undergraduate and Graduate Courses

Program Overview

This four-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.

Credit Hours and Courses

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.  

Lodging and Meals

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


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

Program Costs

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. 

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Application Fee


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


Payment Amount Due Dates
1st Payment  TBA February 15
2nd Payment TBA March 15
Final payment will be billed to your student account. 


$840 (undergraduate)
This tuition is based on 3 credit hours. Tuition is due prior to departure and will be billed to the student's account after registration.
$1350 (graduate)

Total Application, Program, and Tuition Costs

Undergraduate: TBA
Graduate: TBA

Included in the Program Cost

  • lodging
  • breakfast and some dinners
  • excursions
  • admissions fees
  • tram pass
  • health insurance

Additional Expenses

  • Airfare: Approx. $1,500
  • passport: $150
  • spending misc.: $300
  • Lunch and some dinners: $200
  • Books: $100

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2021 02/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.