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Psychology at its Roots: An Exploration of the History of Western European Psychology

Term To Study: Summer 2014
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2014
Program Starts: Apr 25, 2014
Program Ends: May 19, 2014
Major 1: Psychology
Subject 1:
Program Category: Multi-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $1,930
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Program Locations:

Germany Leipzig, Wuerzburg
United Kingdom London
Contact Name: Dr. Dean Lauterbach
Contact Email: dlauterba@emich.edu
What is Included: • Transfers to and from airport overseas
• Accommodation (multiple occupancy)
• Breakfasts for 13 days and Welcome and Farewell Dinners.
• Local trans;portation
• All city transportation
• Planned excursions, museum admission fees, site visits, lectures
• CMI International Medical Insurance
• All gratuities
What is not Included: •R ound-trip international airfare
•EMU tuition and fees
•Personal expenses or independent travel
•Additional meals, beverages
• Course materials and books
Estimated Costs: Frequently, students ask for an estimate of costs beyond the program price. We estimate:

RT Airfare ..........$1200-$1400 or less
Tuition and fees....$1100
Meals.................$240
Entertainment......$100
Misc. .................$100
Totals.................$2740-$2940 approximately
Program Description

This program is designed to provide students with a three dimensional learning experience in the birth of Western European Psychology. Students will lean about the origins of science; be presented with lectures discussing the physiological background in psychology; and learn of major philosophical themes that emerged in psychology.

The program will "geographically" trace the history of psychology, beginning with a tour of the Museum of the History of Psychology in Wurtzburg, and the Wundt room at the University of Leipzig, both in Germany.
The program then travels to England to visit the Freud Museum, the Anna Freud Center, the Frances Galton Collection, Darwin's House, and the Bedlam Hospital. Students will have time to explore London and enjoy this culturally rich and historically fascinating capital.

ACADEMICS: Students accepted into this program may select either; PSY 453 – History and Systems of Psychology, a required class for all psychology majors (3 cr).
PSY 379 - Special Topics History of Psychology - Classics Meet the Modern Era (3)

General Education Credit in Learning Beyond the Classroom: This course provides LBC credit - Group 5: International and Multicultural Experience (Option #1: Participation in Study Abroad sponsored by EMU

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