The Auschwitz Jewish Center Program for Students Abroad (PSA) provides a scholarly learning environment through which students can engage intensively with the history of the Holocaust and Jewish life in Poland. Facilitated by American staff from the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in New York and Polish staff from the Auschwitz Jewish Center, the five-day program takes place in Poland during spring and fall semesters and is open to North American students studying abroad. Participants visit Krakow and Oświęcim, work with scholars, take in-depth tours of Auschwitz-Birkenau, hear testimony, and engage in meaningful discussion.
Fall 2011 program dates (from first evening to the final morning; full attendance is mandatory):
Thursday, Oct. 27 – Monday, Oct. 31
Thursday, Nov. 3 – Monday, Nov. 7
Wednesday, Nov. 9 – Sunday, Nov. 13
An eligible candidate is matriculated in an undergraduate or graduate program and is engaged in study abroad during the semester of the program. Applicants are required to submit academic transcripts and references. Candidates of all religious, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Completed applications are due by September 15; early application is recommended. Selection is competitive. Candidates will be informed of their final application status by September 15. Please contact Dara Bramson for an application and more information.
Auschwitz Jewish Center Coordinator
Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
646.437.4309 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Visit the website at http://mjhnyc.org
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