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Das Deutsche Problem: Human Rights and Cultural Conflict in Bavaria

Munich, Germany

Term Offered: 
Neuschwanstein Castle
Approximate Dates of Instruction: 
June 23, 2013 to July 24, 2013
Application Deadline: 
February 15, 2013

Famous for its picturesque mountains and castles, for centuries Bavaria has also been a crucible for wrenching social change, and has fostered radical domestic policy and worldviews ranging from "Mad" King Ludwig to the Third Reich. Students will learn and debate the philosophy and practice of social engineering within the German historical context - while touring the actual sites where the policies originated and were put into practice.

  • CHID 471: National Myth and Social Reality – Constructs for Social Engineering in Germany (5 credits)
  • CHID 498: Special Colloquia (1 credit)
Fulfills Requirements: 
CHID Cultural and Historical Engagement
CHID Power & Difference
I&S Credit
Total Program Fees: 
*Please note that this cost does not include UW Study Abroad (IPE) Fee ($300), airfare (about $1200, subject to when and where you buy your ticket), Study Abroad Insurance ($37/month) and personal spending money.
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