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Reimagining Poland: History and Culture in the 20th Century [UIC]
Krakow, Poland (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
Restrictions: UIC applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Country: Poland City: Krakow
Class Status: 02-Sophomore, 03-Junior, 04-Senior Internships: No
Academic Areas:
History, Jewish Studies, Literature, Polish Studies, Political Science, Slavic Studies, Sociology
Language of Instruction:
English, Polish
Program Description:
Reimagining Poland:  Histories and Culture in the 20th Century 

krakow square

Krakow, Poland: June 13th - July 8th, 2016

Summer 2016 application download

Program description:
Taking advantage of the location of Jagiellonian University in Krakow, this program explores the emergence of modernity in Polish history and culture. Students will become familiar with the development of history and culture of this region of Central Europe. UIC History Professor and Hejna Chair in the History of Poland, Keely Stauter-Halsted, will be leading the program.

History of Poland in the 20th Century (3 credits)
Polish Arts & Culture in the 20th Century (3 credits)
• Survival Polish Language (1 credit)

Special features
• Guided tours of Krakow’s most famous sites
• Day study tour to Auschwitz
• Two day study tour to Polish Highlands – Zakopane
• Welcome and Farewell dinners

The program fee of $2995 includes tuition, housing, daily breakfast, airport transfers, public transportation pass, welcome and farewell dinners, orientation and excursions. Additional expenses include: airfare, most meals and personal expenses. Stefan and Lucy Hejna Family Foundation Scholarship. 

Application deadline is March 18th, 2016 
For more information please contact:
Irina Krymova
Study Abroad Office
502 University Hall
(312) 413 7662