Study abroad opportunities in Poland
Urban Transformations: The Revitalization of Central Europe
Summer program: June 1-29, 2012 (apply by February 20)
ANT/GEO/HUM/SOC 400/600 (3 or 6 credits undergraduate and graduate)
Discover the history and culture of central Europe in Prague, Wroclaw, Krakow, and Berlin. Study the iconic arts and literature that influenced each city, and explore ways to start urban transformations around the world and at home.
Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
World Partner semester program: (apply by October 10 for spring, March 15 for fall)
Study Abroad in Warsaw
- 1 Classical universities
- 2 Publicly funded technical universities
- 3 Medical universities and colleges
- 4 Universities of life sciences
- 5 Universities of economics
- 6 Pedagogical universities
- 7 Academies of music
- 8 Academies of theatre and film
- 9 Academies of fine arts
- 10 Theological universities
- 11 Maritime universities
- 12 Military universities
- 13 Former universities and colleges in Poland
- 14 See also
- 15 Notes and references
What better place to pursue Central European Studies than Warsaw? It’s where composer Frédéric Chopin spent his childhood, pianist Arthur Rubinstein was trained, and chemist/physicist Marie Curie and Hollywood producer Samuel Goldwyn were born. From European economics and power struggles to Polish history and culture to the Polish language, you’ll explore it all with CIEE and have plenty of adventures, too. By the time you return home, you’ll know what being a Warsovian is all about.
Study abroad in Warsaw and you’ll:
- Explore business, economics, and political science with Polish and other European students in English-taught classes, or if you have fluency, take courses taught in Polish
- Live in a country that has made the most successful transformation from a state-controlled to a democratic market-based system in the region
- Visit Gdansk and the Solidarity Museum; Kraków, Auschwitz, and the Holocaust Museum; and Lublin to see preserved artifacts of Polish Jews
- Take advanced-level business courses
- Examine Polish culture during activities and excursions, and get reimbursed through our Cultural Reimbursement Program
Scholarships & Grants
We want as many students as possible to benefit from studying abroad. That’s why CIEE awards more than $3 million every year – more than any other international educational organization – to make study abroad affordable.
Applicants to this program are eligible for the following scholarships and grants:
- Bailey Minority Serving Institution Grants
- Bowman Travel Grants
- Ping Scholarships for Academic Excellence
- Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants
- Study Abroad Grant
To be considered, simply check the “Scholarships and Grants” box on your program application.
The CIEE Difference
Enjoy a variety of specialized language and area studies courses includingPolish History and Literature, Social Issues in Contemporary Poland, and Jews in Poland and the Holocaust. Interested in taking classes in business or economics? Direct enrollment options are available at the Warsaw School of Economics.
Learning isn't confined to the classroom with CIEE. During study tours and excursions, you might visit government institutions in Warsaw, travel to Gdansk to study the history of the Solidarity movement that led to the downfall of Communism in Poland, explore a Polish city such as Olsztyn or Lublin, visit the royal city of Kraków, delve into 1,000-year-old Wieliczka salt mines, or learn about World War II tragedies in the Auschwitz State Museum. You’ll also attend opera performances, classical music concerts, and a variety of other cultural events.
Dates, Deadlines & Fees
We want to make sure you get the most out of your experience when you study abroad with CIEE, which is why we offer the most inclusions in our fees.
The program fee includes:
- Tuition and housing
- Pre-departure advising and optional on-site airport meet and greet
- Full-time program leadership and support
- Field trips and cultural activities
- CIEE iNext travel card which provides insurance and other travel benefits
Please note, program dates are subject to change. Please contact your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor before purchasing airfare. Click the button to view more detailed information about dates and fees as well as estimated additional costs. Please talk with your University Study Abroad Advisor about additional fees that may be charged by your home institution when participating in a program abroad.
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