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Discovering Berlin

 January Term: berlin disc illustration

In the decades since it’s ruin at the end of WW II, Berlin has emerged from the Cold War’s grip of the Soviet Union and virtual isolation as an island of freedom behind the Iron Curtain. Once again Germany's capital has become one of Europe's most exciting cities.

Here the rich historical past blends effortlessly with the political and cultural currents that are shaping the continent's future.   Today, the city is a magnet for artists, writers, musicians and scholars, as well as politicians.  Boasting a superb transportation system, and rich cultural diversity, the city offers to (millions of visitors each year) the opportunity to explore and learn about the fascinating past and soak in the enthralling present day.  Here you encounter remnants of the Berlin Wall a few steps away from cutting-edge art and music scenes. Our trip will also consist of guided tours of the concentration camps, multiple museums, and famous landmarks.  Berlin is a welcoming array of historical and cultural treasures awaiting our discovery.

All McDaniel College students are encouraged to study abroad. This course is specifically designed to include students from diverse backgrounds and needs. The major goal of this experience is to increase the international knowledge of students who would not typically be able to study abroad because of a specific needs or disability. Not only will our students experience another culture, they will also increase confidence and strengthen personal identity, flexibility, and creativity.

The faculty leader for this study trip must provide final approval for all registered students to participate.  By registering for this class you agree to allow the Office of Student Affairs along with the faculty instructor of the class to review and approve your student record.  Enrollment in this class is not final until Student Affairs and the faculty instructor for the class approve your registration.

Anticipated course fees: $4,000.00 or less