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Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, and Hungary (Psychology): SCSU Short Term
Budapest, Hungary; Munich, Germany; Prague, Czech Republic; Vienna, Austria (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 02/01/2018 02/07/2018 05/21/2018 06/05/2018
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Faculty Led Language of Instruction: English
Minimum GPA: 2.0
Minimum Class Eligibility:
Non-SCSU Student: Yes Housing Options: Hostels, Hotels
Credit Type: Undergraduate Program Length: Short-Term Program
Program Description:



The program visits the main cities of four Central European Countries namely in Austria (Vienna, Melk, Salzburg, Hallstat, lnnsbrug), Ge1many (Munich), the Czech Republic (Prague, Chesky Krumlov), and Hungary (Budapest).  Through visits at their most historic sites, castles, medieval villages, ethnic neighborhoods, churches, the cities unravel the secrets of their respective societies. They provide a snap shot of the culture, history, and civilization of the regions.

Fast Facts

Academic Calendar: Summer 
Credits: 3 Credits
Faculty & Staff: SCSU Faculty-Led 
Dr. Joseph Melcher       
Housing: European-style Hostels
Meals: Some meals are included
Language of Instruction: English


Students will take one of the following:

  • PSY 330: Cross Cultural Psychology
    This course is for those students that have an interest in or wish to enhance their understanding of how culture influences behavior and thought.  There is no language requirement or pre-requisites and the course can be used as a university elective. The class will meet at least four times before departure for instructional and group building activities and will hold regular one-hour meetings on the tour.


This trip is packed with visits to many of the most famous and renown United Nations Protected Heritage Sites, very famous churches, squares, old towns, and castles. This program allows students to experience both medieval and modern European cities and life.

Some sites include (Planned locations are subject to change upon availability):
  • Austria
    • City of Vienna
    • The Melk Abbey
    • City of Hallstatt
    • City of Salzburg
  • Germany
    • City of Munich
    • Famous Marienplatz
    • Ludwigstrabe Street
    • Dachau Concentration Camp
  • Czech Republic
    • Medieval town of Cesky Krumlov
    • City of Prague - Astronomical Clock, Old Town Square, and much more!
  • Hungary
    • Budapest
    • Night cruise on the Danube


SCSU students will stay in a range of hotels (with 3 or 4 roommates) during their stay.


  • Freshman status or above

  • GPA of 2.0 or higher

  • Open to all majors


NOTE: The start and end dates are tentative