Project Description

“I am honored to have been a part of the Program for Students Abroad. It was a great mix of tours, history, present culture, and important education. I absolutely recommend this program.”
– 2011 PSA Participant

APPLY HERE for the Fall 2016 AJC PSA, established in 2010 as long-weekend programs in Kraków open to students of all backgrounds. The program, which includes a scholarly visit to Oświęcim/Auschwitz, provides an academic environment through which participants engage intensively with the history of the Holocaust and Jewish life in Poland.

The program takes place during fall and spring semesters and is facilitated by American and Polish staff of the Auschwitz Jewish Center, under the auspices of the Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in New York. During the program, meals, accommodation, entrance fees, and transportation are provided.

October 6-9 (deadline September 6)

College and graduate students of all religious, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds and majors are eligible to apply.* All programs begin Thursday evening and end Sunday evening. Housing is available Sunday evening upon request. Need-based partial fee waivers are available for the $375 program fee. Participants are responsible for arranging individual transportation to and from Kraków.
·  Fall 2016 Application
·  Sample Syllabus
·  Eligibility FAQ*
·  PSA Facebook
Please contact with questions.