UMW in Poland
Holocaust Memory and/or Polish Art and Culture
Spend your spring break in Poland, guided by Dr. Marcel Rotter and Dr. Jennifer Hansen-Glucklich of UMW’s German Department. Discover the breathtaking art, architecture, and culture of Poland’s most famous cultural landmarks. Visit former concentration camps, Holocaust memorials, and historic sites in Warsaw and Krakow, Poland and surrounding areas as you study the history of 20th-century antisemitism under the German Third Reich.
Students will stay in a local hostel.
Students will earn 1 credit for IDIS 350Q Holocaust Memory or IDIS 350X Polish Art and Culture. Students may elect to take both courses (for a combined total of 2 credits). As part of their coursework, students will:
These courses satisfies the Beyond the Classroom OR Diverse and Global Perspectives general education requirement by contract with the Faculty Director only.
Requirements & Prerequisites
There are no prerequisites for either course. Students must maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA in order to participate. This program is open to all UMW students regardless of major or year of study. It is also open to non-UMW students.
Faculty-Led Program Scholarships are available to UMW students (deadlines apply).
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