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  • Locations: Berlin, Germany; Krakow, Poland; Prague, Czech Republic; Warsaw, Poland; Wroclaw, Poland
  • Program Terms: Fall
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  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Click here for a definition of this term Open to Visiting Students: Yes Click here for a definition of this term Academic Level: Undergraduate
Click here for a definition of this term Admissions GPA Requirement: 2.5 Internships Available: Yes
Click here for a definition of this term Housing Options: Dormitory Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Anthropology (ANT), Communication & Rhetorical Studies (CRS), Economics (ECN), Geography (GEO), History (HST), International Relations (IRP), Lesbian Gay Bisexual & Transgender Studies (QSX), Philosophy (PHI), Polish (POL), Political Science (PSC), Psychology (PSY), Sociology (SOC), Womens & Gender Studies (WGS), Writing Program (WRT)
Click here for a definition of this term Available Language of Study: Polish Click here for a definition of this term Minimum Language Requirement: None
Click here for a definition of this term Courses Taught In: English International Program Advisor: Courtney Eppel
Program Description:
WroclawExploring Central Europe

This fall-only program based in Wroclaw, Poland offers you a special opportunity to live in an exciting Central European metropolis, to study with a close cohort of student interested in similar subjects, to learn from dynamic faculty, and to shape individual research projects.

Program Details
  •     Minimum GPA: 2.5
  •     Open to visiting students
  •     Credit hours: 12-19
  •     No language prerequisite

The semester begins with a two-week Signature Seminar course (Negotiating Identities Across Europe’s Borders) that travels to several major Central European cities. At the conclusion of the seminar, courses begin in Wroclaw, Poland at the International Institute for the Study of Culture and Education (IISCE) located at the University of Lower Silesia.
The program consists of three required courses, and students can select additional courses in economics, psychology, political science, sociology, and Polish language instruction.
Juliet D. Golden is the Director of the Central Europe Center. With a master’s in International Affairs and a Ph.D. in International Education, Professor Golden has designed and taught innovative courses about Central Europe for more than 10 years. Her deep interest in the history of Central Europe developed through research and her journalistic work in the region. Her interests include politics of memory, the Holocaust, urban spaces and architecture as well as photography.


Your dormitory is situated in the center of Wroclaw, with excellent public transportation to the university and other parts of the city. Every suite consists of 2 or 3 rooms and a shared bathroom. The shared kitchen is spacious and well equipped, and there is also a dining area where students can eat and/or study together. Other amenities include wireless Internet access and 24-hour security.

During the Signature Seminar, you will stay in hotels and hostels.

Program Cost

Syracuse Abroad has estimated the total cost of the Central Europe program to be Syracuse University tuition plus a program fee of $3,300. The Syracuse Abroad Business Office has prepared a budget for students and their families to help with budgeting and financial planning: Central Europe Budget Fall 2019.pdf

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Talk to our Central Europe global ambassadors if you have any questions about the program - they are students who have just recently returned from a semester in Wroclaw. You can also check out our program reviews on


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This program is currently not accepting applications.