AJC Program for Students Abroad
“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 open here for the Fall 2014 AJC PSA,established in 2010 as long-weekend programs in Kraków open to students of all backgrounds.
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.
FALL 2014 DATES
October 23-26, 2014 (deadline September 23)
November 6-9, 2014 (deadline October 6)
College and graduate students of all religious, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds and majors are eligible to apply*. All programs begin Thursday evening and end Sunday evening. Housing is available Sunday evening upon request. Need-based partial fee waivers are available for the $375 program fee. Participants are responsible for arranging individual transportation to and from Kraków.
*Eligibility requirements: College and graduate students of all religious, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds and majors are eligible to apply. The program is open to students studying in their home country as well as students on exchange programs studying abroad. Applicants must be in a country with accessible and affordable travel to Poland – most participants study in Europe or Israel. Programs are conducted in English. Recent graduates may apply with approval of the program coordinator. Please contact DBramson@mjhnyc.org with questions.
Click here for a sample syllabus.