Cool Classes: Summer Abroad

Sarah Cahalan '14 | June 14, 2018 

Ahh, summer break — that glorious time when the sun comes out, the Domer-made rosé starts flowing and school is officially out of session. Right? Well, we can’t speak for your sunbathing or wine-drinking habits, but at Notre Dame, summer is not a school-free zone. The summer term on campus doesn’t start until next week, but plenty of classes are already underway across the pond.

From international law in Poland to business in Japan, Notre Dame students are engaged in all kinds of learning this summer in the University’s study abroad programs. Just about any class would be cool when it’s taught in a far-flung foreign city, but a few selections from this term’s international course catalog rise above the rest. Here are our favorite classes of the summer: study abroad edition.

International Law and the Holocaust. Set in six cities throughout Poland, this political science and peace studies course traces the World War II-era roots of contemporary international law. The class, taught by Polish-born political science and law professor Emilia Justyna Powell, features visits to Auschwitz and other historical sites as well as meetings with Polish policymakers.

Architecture and Design in Berlin. Where better to learn about modern design than the home of Bauhaus? Taught by the German department’s Denise Della Rossa, this course traces Berlin’s distinctive architecture from the 19th century to the 21st.

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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