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Studies Abroad: Salzburg Summer FAQ
No, since the summer programs are only 5 weeks (less than 90 days), students will not need a visa.
Summer students do not need to take German before they go or while they are there.
This is a personal preference question. The program requires that participants purchase their own food. As a result, students must budget for food. If students are more likely to go out a few times a week, they should budget for more expensive meals. If a student can cook, he or she should budget around $100 a week. Also, students should take into consideration how much shopping and outside traveling they will do. School-sponsored trips will save students money because they will not have to pay for hotels or entrance into museums, but if students travel on their own on the weekends, they should make sure to include these expenses in their budget. Students can do some research on how much train tickets, hostels, and the average restaurant would cost in the areas that they are traveling in and try to work from there.
Yes, students must purchase books at the UP bookstore before they leave for the program.
Summer programs are an excellent way to fulfill core University or college requirements. Students should check with their advisors to see what classes would best help them fulfill some of their needed requirements. Summer programs are also useful for filling upper-division elective credits.
The Center has two buildings. The first building has the living room, kitchen, dining room, laundry room and three floors of double and single rooms. The living room also has a TV and VCR/DVD player.The second building has the classroom, computer/library room, director’s apartment, and one floor of additional rooms. All of the rooms have a bathroom and are provided with linens, including towels. The computer lab has nine computers all with free internet access.
Late spring and early summer in Salzburg tend to be slightly warmer than in Portland. It can rain quite a bit and be rather cool, but it can also get very warm. Rain tends to be heavier there than in Portland. Very hot weather (80F or above) is rare and only lasts for a few days.
- Summer Session I 2013: May 15, 2013 to June 21, 2013
- Summer Session II 2012: July 10, 2013 to Aug 16, 2013
The 2013 program cost for Salzburg Summer Sessions I or II is $4,800.
- Session I 2012 (choose two classes):
The Cold War in Europe 1945-1989 - Dr. Mark Eifler
Ethics - Dr. Thompson Faller
Prerequisite: PHL 150
Engineering Technology and Analysis - Dr. Mark Kennedy
Prerequisite: MTH 202
Session II 2012 (choose two classes):
· BIO 307: Human Anatomy – Dr. Jacqueline Van Hoomissen
Prerequisite: BIO 205, 207 or permission of instructor
Note on anatomy lab: No lab in Austria, but students may take lab on campus during Summer Session I or in fall 2013, if needed. Lab is not a requirement for success in BIO 307, thus taking lecture without lab in Austria will not affect overall success in lecture.
· PSY 101: General Psychology – Dr. Deana Julka (director)
· SW, PSY, SOC 355: Gendered Perspectives on the Body and Human Sexuality – Dr. Anissa Rogers
Prerequisite: PSY/SOC 101, SW 205, or permission of instructor. May take PSY 101 concurrently.