International Summer Academy 2019 in English and German - Call for Participants
The International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust is opening the application session to participate in the 7th edition of the International Summer Academy. This English-speaking program will take place from 20 to 27 July 2019 and the German-speaking from 17 to 23 August 2019 at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum. The seminar is addressed to teachers, educators, historians, employees of memorial sites, students and all those interested in the history of WWII and the Holocaust.
During the ISA, participants will spend one day in Cracow, learning about the history of the city during the German occupation and the fate of Cracow Jews over the last few centuries. The second part will take place in Oświęcim, where in addition to study visits of the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, participants will visit the Archives, the Collections and the Preservation Department of the Memorial, as well as attend to lectures and presentations on various aspects of the camp’s operation. The group will also learn the history of the local Jewish community by visiting the Auschwitz Jewish Centre and discussing the significance of Auschwitz in the contemporary world.
All participants will receive certificates.
The cost of participation in the seminar is 550€ and includes accommodation, meals and the program activities. Participants must additionally cover the cost of insurance and transportation to and from Oświęcim.
Please fill in below the application form. Participants to the seminar will be selected according to their cover letter. Participants can apply for the English International Summer Academy until the 15th of March 2019 and for the German until 15th of May 2019
Application form for English seminar: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeH7pp61Yx0VEiYKZaAHTLxtIkfhNqhGI8ZfIcRRxcab9eTdQ/viewform?usp=sf_link
Application form for German seminar: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdz4RedM9f4YzuknJbmd8WL0CkarYmGxXldGYNyxZ-gETVrKw/viewform?usp=sf_link
Contact person: English: Marine Vannier (email@example.com), German: Maria Martyniak (firstname.lastname@example.org)