This GO Short program allows students to take a step back in time through the visitation of sites that impacted three critical periods in German history: Luther and the reformation of the 16th century, the Third Reich and Nazism, and the peaceful revolution and the reunification of Germany—all the while highlighting the interplay of religion and politics and their roles in German history and culture.
Location: Wittenberg and Berlin, Germany, with excursions to Leipzig, Weimar/Buchenwald, Erfurt/Eisleben and Halle
Dates: May 23 - June 7, 2013
Prerequisite: Pre-departure meetings, readings and class trip to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.
Academic Credit: Two semester hours; this program and accompanying course satisfy the GO requirement
Majors of Interest: Open to all majors but particular interest to religion, history and political science
Application: Online application available on mySU
Cost: $4,100, includes all flights, accommodations, activities, and most meals
Financial Aid: Need-based financial aid may be available for students satisfying the GO requirement
Program Directors: Chaplain Mark Radecke and Provost Carl Moses