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A&M Germany History of Medicine Winter
Bonn, Germany; Vienna, Austria
Program Terms: Winter Break
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Texas A&M Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
 Program Type:
Texas A&M Faculty-Led
 Academic Area:
Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Academic College: College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Academic Department: Veterinary Physiology
 Minimum GPA:
 Language courses available:
 Language requirement:
 Language of instruction:
 Program Leader:
Jeremy Wasser
 Program Advisor:
Katharina Ojala Housing: Hotel/Hostel
 Open to non-majors:
Yes Classification: Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Program Description:

Germany History of Medicine - Winter

Faculty Leader
Dr. Jeremy Wasser

Study Abroad Advisor
Katharina Ojala




December 26 - January 12, 2014
(Winter Break)
Bonn, Germany
This program is heavily freighted with field trips including many overnight excursions. These include visits to museums, medical and veterinary schools, hospitals, research institutions, and sites of general cultural and historical importance throughout Germany and neighboring EU countries. In addition, great emphasis is also placed on bringing in European guest speakers, experts in the history of medicine in Europe as well as authorities on the current state of the medical and veterinary medical professions in Europe. The program is designed to maximize the international impact for students interested in pursuing careers in human or veterinary medicine or in biomedical research.
  • VTTP 401: (4 hrs)  History of Human and Veterinary Medicine in Europe
Good standing with TAMU & approval  of professor
Have completed  at least 55 hours by Summer 2013. Also:
  • 3.0 GPR or higher and maintain undergraduate status through the program dates.
  • Meet with Faculty leader before submitting application
  • Must attend ALL orientation meetings during the Fall 2013 semester.
  • Open to BIMS**, BMEN, GENE, BCHM, BIOL, CHEM, KINE & ANSC majors and other majors with approval from faculty leader.
  • BIMS majors must have completed the Core Basic Knowledge (CBK) requirement by Summer 2013, in addition to the other eligibility requirements
The program includes a large number of day-long and overnight field trips/excursions to museums, research institutions, medical and veterinary medicine schools, and other sites of historical and cultural importance throughout Germany and neighboring EU countries. Some examples include visits to the Museum of Veterinary History in Hannover, the Heart and Diabetes Center—North Rhine Westphalia (where students will be permitted into the cardiac surgery suites to observe cardiac surgeries), the Sigmund Freud house in Vienna and the Museum of the History of Medicine in Vienna.

Proposed scheduled trips include: Berlin, Cologne, Dresden, Hanover, Duderstadt, and Vienna

Estimated Program Fee  (subject to change) -- billed to University Account $5,900
International Health Insurance $40  
Study Abroad Administrative Fee $310  
Miscellaneous Program Expenses (tips, wire transfers, other) $300  
Lodging, in-country transportation, excursions & some meals $5,000  
Portion of Faculty Expenses $250  
Additional Expenses - not included in Program Fee $2,485
Tuition & Fees (in state resident for 4 credit hours) Included in Spring tuition and fees  
International Airfare $1,200  
Travel Documents (passport and visa--if needed) $135  
Some Meals (those not included in Program Fee) $500  
Textbooks & Supplies $50  
Personal Spending $600  


This program is currently not accepting applications.