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A&M Germany History of Medicine
Berlin, Germany; Bonn, Germany; Dresden, Germany; Hannover, Germany; Vienna, Austria (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer 2
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Who Can Apply: Texas A&M University applicants only
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 Medicine, Veterinary Physiology
Minimum GPA:
Language courses available:
Language requirement:
Language of instruction:
Program Leader:
Jeremy Wasser
Program Advisor:
Katharina Ojala Housing: Homestay, Hotel/Hostel
Open to non-majors:
Yes Classification: Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Program Description:

Germany History of Medicine

Faculty Leader

Dr. Jeremy Wasser
Associate Professor, Department of Vet Med - Pysiology & Pharmacology

Study Abroad Advisor

Katharina Ojala




June 30 - August 4, 2015
Bonn, Germany

The program will take place in Bonn at Akademie fur Internationale Bildung (AIB), our host institution. Bonn is virtually synonymous for modern Germany and German lifestyle. Set in the beautiful Rhine valley between the mountain ranges of the Siebengebirge and the Eifel, Bonn enjoys a rich heritage from its 2,000-year history. Baroque royal seat of the former princes elector, site of a major university and the birthplace of Beethoven—Bonn is naturally committed to the arts.  Visitors are often pleasantly surprised by the contrasts between magnificent historical buildings, small village charm, cosmopolitan urban life and high-quality cultural attractions.
  • VTPP 401/BMEN 400 : History of Human and Veterinary Medicine in Europe from the late 18th to 20th Centuries (4 cr.)
  • VTPP 485 : Directed Studies in Veterinary Medicine (1-4 cr.)
  • Open to BIMS, BMEN, BIOL, ANSC, GENE, KINE and other life sciences majors (others may apply with professor permission)
  • CBK requirements must be fulfilled for BIMS majors
  • Must have a minimum of 55 hours and 3.0 GPR or higher by May 2015
  • Must be in good academic standing with the university and receive approval from Dr. Wasser
  • Must attend all program-specific orientations during the Spring 2015 semester
The proposed program schedule will provide students with the opportunity to interact with researchers, clinicians, and students at European medical and veterinary medical schools via field trips to the following locations:
  • Cologne: Cologne Zoo
  • Hannover: Medizinische Hochschule and Tieraerztliche Hochschule
  • Vienna: Medizinische Universitaet Wien: Sigmund Freud House and Museum, Josephinum and Narrenturm
  • Berlin: Free University Medical faculty, Charite Hospital, Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial?
  • Dresden: German Hygiene Museum, German War Museum, Frauenkirche
Estimated Program Fee (subject to change) - billed to University Account $7,250
AIB Program Fee to include Lodging, Most Meals, Excursions & Cultural Site Visits $6,250  
Study Abroad Administrative Fee $300  
Miscellaneous Program Expenses $250  
International Health Insurance $50  
Portion of Faculty Expenses $400  
Estimated Additional Expenses - Not Included in Program Fee $4,095+
Tuition and Fees (in-state resident for 6 credit hours)* $1,800  
International Airfare $1,600  
Travel Documents (passport and visa--if needed) $145  
Meals (those not included in Program Fee) $500+  
Textbooks & Supplies $50  
Personal Spending varies  

*Tuition & Fee rates vary depending on course load and residency status.  Check rates at:
Funding is available in many forms. For complete information on funding opportunities, please visit the Study Abroad Programs Office, or website here:

College Station Students Only: The Scholarships and Financial Aid office offers two scholarship programs: The International Education Fee Scholarship and the Study Abroad Fellowship. Both of these scholarships are based on merit and/or financial need. For more information and to access the application, visit:

Financial Aid:
Federal and state financial aid and some scholarships may often be used toward the cost of TAMU study abroad programs. Students can contact the program's respective study abroad advisor (listed above) to obtain a copy of the program-specific Financial Aid Request Form.

This program is currently not accepting applications.