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  • Locations: Gdansk, Poland; Krak√≥w, Poland; Warsaw, Poland
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Faculty-Led Abroad
Field of Study: History, Social Sciences
Program Description:

World War II and the Holocaust


Course(s):  HIST 479/592 or JSTS 479
Credits:  Three
Eligibility:  Open to all EMU students in good academic standing and guest students. Must be at least 18 years    old at the time of travel.
Program Overview
Discover Poland as you examine the key part in history this country played in World War II and the Holocaust. As the first country to be invaded by the Nazis this country sustained a phenomenal number of casualties. You'll gain a new level of empathy for the people and the country as you explore key sites and begin to understand what they lost during these terrible years. This program is generously subsidized by a grant from EMU's Center For Jewish Studies.

Program Highlights
  • Tour the pre-war Jewish quarter in Kraków.
  • Explore the Warsaw Uprising Museum
  • Visit the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and concentration camp
Instructor Information
Jesse Kauffman, Ph.D. is a Professor in the Department of History and Philosophy at Eastern Michigan University. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on Western Civilization, modern German history, European military history and historical research and writing. He also recently released his book, Elusive Alliance: The German Occupation of Poland in World War I.

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This program is currently not accepting applications.