Wednesday, December 9, 2015

New Pitt Study Abroad Program in Berlin

The Study Abroad Office at the University of Pittsburgh is offering its new “Pitt in Berlin” program, a semester-long study abroad program in Berlin in the fall of 2016. As a member of the Pitt History Department and former resident of Berlin, Gregor Thum will serve as on-site faculty and instructor of two of the courses offered. In addition to taking courses and studying German, students will get the opportunity to explore Berlin—one of the most fascinating and dynamic cities in Europe today—and to take guided field trips to Dresden, Prague, Wrocław, Krakow, and Auschwitz.

Students in Jewish Studies would be most welcome! For those interested in Jewish life in present-day Berlin/Central Europe, as well as questions related to Holocaust and memory, this program has a lot to offer. The application deadline is January 15, 2016, If you might be interested in spending a semester in Berlin next year or have questions about the program, please contact Professor Thum:  thum [at] pitt [dot] [edu]

Location: Berlin, Germany
Terms offered: Fall
On-site faculty: Gregor Thum, History Department, University of Pittsburgh
Academic Areas: History, Political Science, German, History of Art and Architecture,
Jewish Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, Urban Studies
Dates: Early September to mid December 2016
Estimated costs: In-State $15,999; Out-of-State $23,359
Application deadline: January 15, 2016
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