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Spring Break in Poland
Warsaw, Poland (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Spring Break
Restrictions: LSU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Break 2018 11/03/2017 ** Rolling Admission 03/23/2018 03/30/2018

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
APA Program Type: Spring/FallBreak Trips APA Advisor: Jill Clemmons
Language of Instruction:
English
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Housing Options: Dormitory Credit Type: LSU courses & credit
Program Description:

Spring Break in Poland 2018

Poland 2Let's geaux to Poland!

Want to do something different this year?  Want to see new places and have new experiences?  Then spend your spring break in Poland!

Earn credit in AGRI 2900 while you explore the political, historical, cultural, and social issues surrounding agriculture in Poland!

Meet the students and faculty who will be going with you to Poland.  Join our Facebook group!

Dates & Costs

Start Date End Date Program Fee
March 23 March 30 $370

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Program Fee Includes

  • Housing
  • Roundtrip airfare
  • Some meals
  • Ground transportation
  • Fieldtrips and cultural events
  • Health insurance

Housing: you'll be housed in dorm rooms (x2 students per room) at the University of Warsaw.  There are shared bathrooms and kitchens on each hall of the dorm

Program Fee Does NOT Include

Spending money: Although some meals are provided, you should plan for additional expenditures, including meals not covered by the program fee, snacks, souvenirs, and outings with friends.

 

Courses

Course Description
AGRI 2900 International Agriculture - Poland

Obraz 4In this course, you'll develop a basic knowledge of international agriculture, including political, historical, cultural, and social issues surrounding agriculture in Poland.

  • Compare your field of study in both the US and Poland
  • Identify aspects of international travel that are challenging; identify strategies to understand or overcome these areas
  • Work with students from the University of Warsaw before you leave the US as a means of preparing for your trip

Itinerary

March 23 Depart USA
March 24 Arrive in Warsaw; move into your dorm
March 25  
March 26  
March 27  
March 28  
March 29  
March 30 Fly home

Please note: this itinerary is tentative and subject to change

Faculty

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Mrs. Amanda Martin
Program Director
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Mr. Henry Hebert Agriculture faculty placeholder

Eligibility & Withdrawal

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In order to be eligible for the program, you must:

  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 (undergraduate) or 3.0 (graduate students).
  • Be at least 18 years old by the first day of the program
  • Not be on disciplinary or scholastic probation
  • Have the prerequisites for the courses you take

NOTE: This program is open to students from all disciplines. Qualified applications from other insitutions are also welcome.

Application Deadline
November 3, 2017

Although the application deadline is November 3, you are advised to register early in order to secure a spot in the program. The program will fill on a first come, first served basis from those who meet the eligibility requirements.

Deposit: A $100 deposit will be placed on your LSU billing statement at the time that you apply to the program. The $100 deposit is nonrefundable after November 3, 2017.

Payment Deadlines: the $100 deposit is put on your billing statement when you are accepted into the program and is due at the time that the charge appears.  The rest of the program fee (minus the $100 deposit) and tuition/fees for the courses will appear on your summer fee bill.  Those fee bills are available via myLSU in early May and are due in late May (specific dates TBD by the Registrar).

If you withdraw from the program: After November 3, you will be responsible for making payments on your study abroad program, even if you do not go on the program. The amount that you will owe is based on the date on which you withdraw. The withdrawal schedule is:

Date Withdrawal Costs
November 3, 2017 $100 deposit is non-refundable; student is obligated to pay for any non-refundable reservations the program has already paid, or is already contractually obligated to pay, on the student's behalf