Landscapes of Violence in Alpine Borderlands

Landscapes of Violence in Alpine Borderlands

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Program Organization

  • 2 IUB class sessions in the spring with study course July 3, 2020-July 13, 2020 abroad to examine how the sensational landscapes of the Italian-Austrian borderlands were the site of war, persecution, and refuge in the 20th century, covering the histories of WWI, Fascism, WWII and the Holocaust
  • Program directors Roberta Pergher, Department of History and Mark Roseman, Departments of History and Borns Jewish Studies Program
  • 15-20 IU students
  • Office of Overseas Study – Administered program

Academic Program

  • 3 credits of HIST-B 300 or JSTU-J 304, Topic:Landscape of Violence in Alpine Borderlands (CASE S&H)


Hotels and one mountain refuge


You may apply if you:

  • are an undergraduate degree candidate in good academic standing
  • have at least a 2.75.0 cumulative GPA
  • are able to handle long-distance hikes in mountainous terrain

Estimated Costs

  • Fees paid to IU* (academic fees, room, some meals, in-country transportation, excursions, health insurance)
  • Indiana resident $2,419
  • Nonresident $2,769

*Fees include special subsidy provided by the Office of the Bicentennial

Note: Airfare, personal expenses additional. Scholarships are available.