German News 02/06/2013

I. NEW STUDY ABROAD OPTION: ECU has just approved a brand-new study abroad partnership with the Institute of Political Science at the University Erlangen-Nürnberg. What does that mean you ask?

–Any undergraduate or graduate student majoring/minoring in Political Science or Security Studies, or with an interest in doing so, should consider this program.
–If accepted, the student(s) could study in Erlangen beginning as early as this fall. Students have the possibility to study there for a year or for a semester.
–Student must have at least a 2.5 GPA.
–Any student who has already applied to UNCEP or another institution in Germany could conceivably apply for this program in Erlangen instead. We’d have to ask.
If you have questions or are interested, please contact Prof. Smith as soon as possible.

Uni Erlangen-Nürnberg:

II. HOLOCAUST STUDIES. If you are interested in learning more about the Holocaust and will be studying abroad in Germany this spring/summer or next year, please consider applying for the Auschwitz Jewish Center Program for Students Abroad (AJC PSA) (this program should also be available in Spring 2014).

information from source follows:

The AJC PSA is a long-weekend program in Kraków for students studying overseas. The program, which includes a scholarly visit to Oświęcim/Auschwitz, provides an academic environment through which participants engage intensively with the history of the Holocaust and Jewish life in Poland.

The program takes place during fall and spring semesters and is facilitated by American and Polish staff of the Auschwitz Jewish Center, under the auspices of the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in New York. During the program, meals, accommodation, entrance fees, and transportation are provided.



April 17-21 (Wednesday-Sunday)
April 21-25 (Sunday-Thursday)
April 25-29 (Thursday-Monday)
May 9-13 (Thursday-Monday)

Applications are available here, accepted on a rolling basis, due no later than one month before each program. Early application is encouraged. Candidates of all religious, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Financial aid is available for the $375 program fee. Participants are responsible for arranging individual transportation to and from Kraków.

AJC PSA <a href="”>Sample Syllabus

For further information, please contact Dara Bramson at, visit their website, and follow them on Facebook for ongoing updates.

Dara Bramson

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