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MAYMESTER: SECURITY AND SOCIETY IN CENTRAL EUROPE

 

The Center for Russian Eastern, European, and Eurasian Studies (CREEES) in cooperation with Collegium Civitas in Warsaw, Poland, is offering a three-credit lecture/discussion program with four potential field study components in-country. This program will include a field study component in Poland during May-June. In this program, students will be introduced to a general overview of social justice and security policy studies at UT, after which they will have an opportunity to delve in-depth into topics of either Security Issues or the Process of Democratization in Central Europe while in country, working closely with local experts. Students will also explore and learn about local cultural and security policy sites through excursions to Gdansk, Krakow, and more.

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Sponsored by College of Liberal Arts

Course(s)

  • REE 335 / EUS 348 / GOV 355M - Social Justice and Security Policy

Academic Information

In the spring at UT, students will be introduced to a general overview of Central and East European politics and history, as well as security issues. On site in Poland, students will have an opportunity to delve in-depth into one of the special interest course topics with lectures by local professionals and academics.

Faculty

Dr. Michael Mosser is Assistant Professor of Instruction at the University of Texas at Austin with appointments in Government, CES, and IRG. He teaches courses in European and international security, European environmental policy, comparative and European politics, international organizations, and foreign policy analysis.

Language(s) of Instruction

English

Eligibility

Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - Yes

Housing

Students will stay in shared hotel style accommodations near their classes at Collegium Civitas in central Warsaw.

Open To

Students from all colleges and schools

Program Cost

2022 program fee: TBD. 2021 program fee $3900. Fee will cover all in-country housing including breakfast, cost of in-country courses and materials, in-country excursions and related transportation, as well as group meals. $10,000 of scholarships allocated for this program. Students are responsible for additional costs.

Dates:

- Maymester
  • Program: May 25, 2022 to June 18, 2022
  • Instructional: May 25, 2022 to June 18, 2022
  • Priority Deadline: November 15, 2021

Application Code

355120

Additional Resources

Program Website
Finances
Financial Aid
Scholarships
Information Session

Next Step

Application deadline for 2022 program is November 15, 2021. Info sessions 9/29 5 pm Zoom, 10/19 5 pm RLP 1.302D, and 11/1 4 pm RLP 1.302D. See "Information Session" link above for Zoom links. For questions contact Program Coordinator Julia Pfeiffer at julia.pfeiffer@austin.utexas.edu.

Program information above is subject to change