Political Science in Europe

WWII: The Principle of Leadership in Europe

Faculty-Led Programs

Program Overview

Embark on a transformative journey with our faculty-led program in Italy and Germany, where the pages of history come alive. Delve into the intricate tapestry of political ideology, war, and extremism that shaped a generation. Gain insights into the complexities of political decisions, historical implications, and the roots of extremism. Expect visits to sites, such as the Vatican Museum, Hitler's Bunker, The Reichstag and the Ardeatine Caves!


Students participating in this program will be enrolled in POLS 4393. The course(s) do not have a prerequisite and are open to students of all disciplines. The tuition and fees associated with the course are not included in the program fee.

Course Syllabus: TBA

Program Cost

The program cost is $4,690.*



Local transportation

Cultural excursions

Health insurance

Welcome & Farewell Meals

Does not include:

Round-trip airfare


Tuition & fees

Personal expenses

*Fees are subject to change.

Program Itinerary

For a detailed program itinerary*, visit TBA.

*subject to change based on exact dates, availability, and weather conditions.

Housing & Meals


Housing in centrally located hostel in each location per the program itinerary. Linens and towels and free wireless internet are included.


The program includes a welcome & farewell dinner. All other meals are at the expense of the participants.


In-country transportation is included in the program fee, i.e. group airport pick-up & drop-off and round-trip transportation for all site visits and excursions on the program itinerary. International round-trip airfare is not included in the program fee.

Entry Requirements


All international travel requires a valid passport. The passport must be valid for the entire duration of your stay. In addition, your passport must have at least six months’ remaining validity on your passport from the date of your planned return. If you do not have a passport, schedule your appointment at the UT Tyler Passport Acceptance Facility.


Utilize the U.S. State Department's Learn About Your Destination search tool to research your destination country. On the nation's information webpage, you will discover details about entry, exit, and visa prerequisites.


None required.

Faculty Leader

Photo of Dr. Robert Sterken

Dr. Robert Sterken


Department of Political Science



Important Dates

Application Deadline

January 22nd

UT Tyler Study Abroad Scholarship Deadline

February 15th

Program Fee Due Date


Program Dates

May 17 - June 5, 2024


What's next?

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