Study Abroad in Poland

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Valdosta State University is offering a NEW three-week Summer Study Abroad in Poland – 2016.

This program is also available for USG students who wish to earn credits as transient students.

The program creates a unique opportunity for art students to realize their individual art projects while experiencing Poland’s rich culture, past and present. Students will learn about the art and architecture of Central Europe through trips to culturally vibrant cities in Poland including Warsaw, Cracow, and Wroclaw. Additionally, they will spend two weeks in Lodz participating in the International Summer Courses Printmaking and Textile Art (PATA) at the Strzeminski Academy of Arts. The artworks produced during PATA will be presented in the final exhibition at the Art Academy in Lodz, along the works of other international participating artists. For more details about the program please visit the Art Department website here.

Travel dates:
July 10th to July 31st, 2016

Program cost:
$3,500 + VSU tuition & fees 

The program cost includes round-trip airfare, lodging, travel within Poland, lunch meals at the Lodz Academy, PATA program fees, travel insurance, trips to cultural and historic sites, and many museum entrance fees. The cost does not include tuition, some meals, passport and other personal expenses. The Hope Scholarship may be applied to tuition.

Credits = 6

Students can earn up to 6 credits in coursework:
ARTH 3120 OR ARTH 3123                                        = 3 credits

Special Topics in Art History (“Arts of Poland”)
ART 4180 Workshop in Art* OR                                   = 3 credits
ART 4190 Special Topics in Art Studio*
in selected topic:
*Silkscreen and Collography
*Relief print techniques/Intaglio
*Handmade paper workshop
*Experimental textile art

For Georgia Tech students, ARTH 3120 would count towards humanities. Any other classes would go towards free electives.

ARTH 3120
Class Title: Transfer Course
Level: US
GT Equivalent Class(es)   GT Class GT Class Title GT Credit Hours HUM 1XXX Humanities Elective 3

Any others would go towards free electives.

Application deadline is November 6th, 2015.

Helpful Links
Trifold Brochure from the Art Website

For more information please contact:

Kalina Winska, Poland Program Director