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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:  History and Culture in the 20th Century 

krakow square

Krakow, Poland: June 11th - July 7th, 2017

Application deadline is March 3rd, 2017 

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.

The Short 20th Century: From Independence to Independence (3 credits)
Polish Art & Culture in the 20th Century (3 credits)
• Optional Polish Language Practicum (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

Students who have at least 12 hours of UIC credit; in good academic standing;

The program fee of $2,995 includes tuition, housing, daily breakfast, airport transfers, public transportation pass, welcome and farewell dinners, orientation and excursions. Additional expenses include: airfare, international health insurance, most meals and personal expenses. Stefan and Lucy Hejna Family Foundation Scholarship. 

For more information please contact Irina Krymova at the Study Abroad office, 502 UH and/or Professor Keely Stauter-Halsted