This course focuses on the historical, cultural and political developments taking place in Central Europe from the mid-nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century. The program of the summer school consists of daily seminars, lectures, a cultural program, excursions, and field trips.
The full program consists of forty seminar hours (typically two-double periods in the morning), three afternoon/evening lectures on selected topics; two-day trips to Prague, Vienna, and Budapest; a guided tour through Brno; a visit to Brno’s unique UNESCO sight, the Villa Tugendhat; one-day trips to the Jewish Quarter in Boskovice, the Lednice and Valtice UNESCO World Heritage Site, and half-day trip to the caves of the Moravian Karst; and visits to concerts and exhibitions depending on what is offered in the city.
- History and Culture of Central Europe
- Unique UNESCO sights
- Field trips