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Visit one of the most rich and historically important countries in Europe and experience history firsthand.

Students will be introduced to the Holocaust as it occurred in Poland from varying points of view represented by survivors, films, art, museum representations and will have the opportunity to experience firsthand many of the historic sites with the belief that seeing will lead to ever lasting memories and understandings of the horrific events of this period of time. Students will be required to keep and submit a journal based on their trip and write a short essay about one of the topics covered on the trip.The trip will include visits to Warsaw, Krakow, and Auschwitz – Birkenau. Students will visit museums, listen to speakers, meet with Survivors and Righteous among the Nations, as well as students and professors from local universities.

Perception and Remembrance: The Holocaust in Literature, Film, Theatre And Public Display

1 Credit Hour; AS 30095-001  

Program Dates: March 25 - April 1, 2017
Professor: Chaya Kessler

Cost Breakdown

Cost Description
Pay To
Online Application Fee $60.00 OGE
HTH Worldwide Health Insurance $12.00 CAS
Program Fee1 $3,000.00 CAS
Estimated Personal Expense2 $160.00  
  In-State Out-of-State
Tuition (1 Credit Hour, pay to Bursars) $456.00 $818.00
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Program fee includes: flight, accommodation, most meals, museum entrance fees, local transportation and activity fees
Estimated personal expenses included: snacks, souvenir shopping, free time activities, etc.
If course is in Fall/Spring, additional tuition charges may apply, depending on the credit hour cap
*Final program fee subject to change; Updated October 16, 2016


Application deadline: December 1, 2016
Acceptance by: December 15, 2016
First payment due: December 15, 2016 ($250.00) 
Second payment due: January 20, 2017 ($1,381.00)
Final payment due: February 10, 2017 ($1,381.00)  

Please note these deadlines have been updated: October 24, 2016 

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Contact Information

Chaya Kessler
Director of Jewish Studies
ckessle7@kent.edu | 330-672-8926
113d Bowman Hall

Dr. Kristin Stasiowski
Assistant Dean of International Programs and Education Abroad
kstasiow@kent.edu l 330-672-1809 
126 Bowman Hall