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Study Abroad: Yale Summer Session in Dubrovnik: History & Culture of Southeastern Europe (HIST S299 & SOCY S286)
Dubrovnik, Croatia, Republic of
Program Terms: Summer
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Program Budget: Summer
Quick Facts:
 Type of Activity:
Study Abroad
 Class Standing at Time of Enrollment:
1 first semester freshman, 1.5 second semester freshman, 2 first semester sophomore, 2.5 second semester sophomore, 3 first semester junior, 3.5 second semester junior, 4 first semester senior, 4.5 second semester senior, graduate or professional student, other
 Fields of Study:
Social & Behavioral Sciences
 Program Language(s):
Program Description:

No longer accepting applications for the 2014 summer.

YSS in Dubrovnik, Croatia
HIST S299: History of Southeastern Europe (Group II, Hu)
SOCY S286: Culture of Southeastern Europe (Group II, So)

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Program Dates: Sunday, June 29 - Saturday, August 2, 2014

Prerequisite: None

Expenses: Participants are responsible for all costs of the program. A breakdown of the program budget can be found by clicking on the "Program Budget" link here or at the top of this brochure.

Funding: Yale students on financial aid are eligible for the International Summer Award (ISA). 
(Please be aware the ISA has a cap of $10,000.) Students from other universities should consult their financial aid offices.

Course Description: Multidisciplinary study from antiquity to modernity. Byzantine presence and the remnants of the Roman world; consequences of the schism between Rome and Constantinople; barbarian kingdoms and the medieval city-states; Ottoman incursions and millets; Renaissance and Baroque; beginning of nationalism and modern national integrations; national revolutions, fascism, communism, and post-communist conflicts; secularization of religion; genocide in post-Yugoslav wars. Students must take both courses.
HIST S299: 1 Credit, SOCY S286: 1 Credit, Total: 2 credits

Instructors: Jasmina Besirevic, and Ivo Banac

Housing Abroad: Students will stay in double occupancy dorm rooms at Inter-University Center. Housing fee includes most lunches and dinners Monday through Friday. Students must leave housing on the last day of the program.

Trips & Activities*: Excursions will include one day trip to Montenegro, three day trip to Bosnia and Herzegovina, and several one day trips around the Dubrovnik area.*Subject to change.

Application Process: Apply through the Center for International Experience website.
Application fee: $55 Application opens: December 15, 2013 Application deadline: February 15, 2014

Airfare: Students are responsible for booking their own airfare to and from the program location. Students may arrive on Saturday, June 28 but should arrive by Sunday, June 29. If students wish to arrive before Saturday, June 28 they will be responsible for their own housing for dates prior to the start of the program. Travel arrangements home should be made for Saturday, August 2.

Passport/Visa: Students are responsible for obtaining a passport and researching if a visa is needed. (U.S Citizens do not require a visa for this program.)  If a student requires a visa and needs supporting documents from the Study Abroad office, they must give the office at least a week's notice in preparing those documents for them.

Pre-departure Orientation: A mandatory pre-departure orientation will be held for this program during the Spring term.

Questions: For course content questions contact instructor:  For general program questions contact the Study Abroad staff:

Click here to view the list of CIPE Residential College Peers: students in your college who have already participated in an international experience.

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Dates and Deadlines:
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