Auschwitz Jewish Center Program for Students Abroad (AJC PSA)
“I am honored to have been a part of the Program for Students Abroad. It was a great mix of tours, history, present culture, and important education. I absolutely recommend this program.” -2011 PSA Participant
Applications are now open herefor the AJC PSA, a long-weekend program in Kraków for students studying overseas. The program, which includes a scholarly visit to Oświęcim/Auschwitz, provides an academic environment through which participants engage intensively with the history of the Holocaust and Jewish life in Poland. The program takes place during fall and spring semesters and is facilitated by American and Polish staff of the Auschwitz Jewish Center, under the auspices of the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in New York. During the program, meals, accommodation, entrance fees, and transportation are provided.
SPRING 2014 DATES
April 10-13, 2014
April 24-27, 2014
May 8-11, 2014
May 22-25, 2014
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 20, 2014
All programs begin Thursday evening and end Sunday evening. Housing is available Sunday evening upon request. Candidates of all religious, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Need-based partial fee waivers are available for the $375 program fee. Participants are responsible for arranging individual transportation to and from Kraków. Click here for a sample syllabus.
For further information, please contact Dara Bramson at DBramson@mjhnyc.org, visit our website here, and follow us on Facebook here for ongoing updates.
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