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Education Block III Germany and Austria

The arrangements for the travel, housing, meals, excursions and course content of this program have been made by the leader. Questions about this program can only be answered by the program leader listed below.

Program Type Departmental
Program Location Vienna, Austria & Berlin, Germany
Course # SA 10408 or
SA 59000
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
To Be Announced
Past Dates
Summer 2019 05/05/19 to 05/24/19

Program Leader

Name Nancy Boes

Program Description


Undergraduates education majors who complete this program will earn nine credit hours if they complete three of the following four courses:

  • EDCI 32600:  Literacy in the Intermediate Classroom*
  • EDCI 36100:  Social Studies in the Elementary Classroom*
  • EDCI 49000:  Teaching Social Studies Via Historical Places
  • EDCI 49000:  Exploring Social Justice through Children's Literature

*These two class are the Block III requirements for Elementary Education majors.  Students must have completed EDCI 32500  Literacy in the Primary Classroom in order to enroll in these courses.


Graduate student participants will earn 6 credit hours of EDCI 59000 or 59100.

Students may apply to the program by providing the following materials to the program leader (Nancy Boes or

  1. A statement from his/her advisor attesting to good academic standing, a lack of disciplinary or dispositional write-ups,
  2. Acceptance to the College of Education- (if you are taking the Block III courses), 
  3. A brief statement of no more than one page explaining your interest in the Austria/Germany program, and
  4. An interview 

Program acceptance is dependent on a favorable report from the student advisor, an acceptable written statement, and positive interview.



Academic Credit

Most students choose to earn nine credit hours; however, students may choose to take fewer credits. When you register for the program, you will need to decide how many credit hours you wish to earn.

Undergraduate education majors may only want to complete the six credit hours to complete Block III.

Any undergraduate student may enroll in EDCI 49000  Teaching Social Studies Via Historical Places and EDCI 49000  Exploring Social Justice through Children's Literature.  These courses will usually fufill a social science and English literature requirement. 


Graduate student participants will earn 6 credit hours of EDCI 59000 or 59100.


Students must be accepted to the College of Education and have successfully passed EDCI 32500in order to take EDCI 32600 and EDCI 36100.

If you are not accepted into the COE, you may still take the EDCI 49000 courses for credit.

Graduate students from other departments will be considered. Non-Education majors will be considered on an individual basis.

Program Cost

In the past, the program has cost about $5200 which covers all travel, meals, books, lodging, and tuition.

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