UWF in Germany: Germany Yesterday & Today

An introduction to German cultural studies, encompassing German cultural history from the medieval ages to the 21st century.

Bundestag in Berlin
Bundestag in Berlin

Program Description

During the 31/2-week stay in Potsdam (near Berlin), we will meet as a class three to four days a week to discuss historical and present-day cultural and artistic topics and take field trips to Berlin, Dresden and Leipzig. 

Sans Souci Castle
Sans Souci Castle, Potsdam

The field trips will take us to major sites of historical significance, such as World War II memorials and a concentration camp, to buildings and institutions related to contemporary German society and culture, such as the Bundestag and the Stasi-Museum and to buildings of exceptional architectural prominence, such as the famous Sans Souci Castle in Potsdam or the Berliner Dom.

Program Information
Program Dates May 15 through June 9 2018
Eligibility Requirements UWF undergraduate and graduate students with a 2.5 gpa
Program Fee $2,700
Application Deadline February 10, 2018
Course Information GER 4990 or GER 5990 Germany Yesterday and Today 3.0 credits
Faculty Contact Dr. Sylvia Fischer sfischer@uwf.edu


Program Itinerary
May 15th Arrive in Potsdam, Germany
May 16th - June 8th Classes and field trips in Berlin, Leipzig, and Dresden
June 9th End of Program

Program Fee Includes: 

Accommodation in student apartments, local public transportation, local excursions, field trips and cultural activities, UWF and local academic and administrative support, mandatory international health insurance fee, welcome coffee, snacks, and good-bye dinner.

Program Fee Does Not Include: 

$611.94 UWF tuition for undergraduate credit students, $1,500 estimated round-trip international airfare; $500 estimated meals, $500 estimated personal expenses and incidentals, but depending on your personal activities.