BSC to study abroad in Central Europe, May 2018

Published 3:05 pm Monday, August 28, 2017

By Dr. Jenny Harper, Associate Professor of Biology

Have you ever been interested in traveling to Central Europe and seeing the many wonders of Budapest, Vienna, Prague, and Munich? Students and community members are invited to come for this once-in-a-lifetime trip!

Bainbridge State College students, faculty and community members will leave from the Tallahassee Airport on May 10, 2018, and fly into Budapest, Hungary. While in Budapest for two days we will have a guided sightseeing tour of the city and visit landmarks such as Castle Hill, Royal Palace, the Hungarian Parliament, Matthias Church, the Fisherman’s Bastion, and enjoy a Danube River Cruise. Our next stop will be Vienna for two days. There we will have guide tours and enjoy such landmarks as Schonbrunn Palace, Parliament, Ringstrabe, Hofburg, Opera House, St. Stephen’s Cathedral, and a Mozart Concert.

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Our next stop will be a day trip to enjoy a guided walking tour of Cesky Krumlov. Then we will travel to Prague and experience guided tours of Hradcany (Prague Castle), St. Vitus Cathedral, Charles Bridge, Mala Strana, Old Town Square, and the Jewish Quarters. Our last destination is Munich. On our way there from Prague, we will stop for a tour of Dachau Concentration Camp and Memorial Center.

Once in Munich, we will have the opportunity to visit many different locations including Residenz, Nymphenburg Palace, Alte Pinakothek, Deutsches Museums, BMW Headquarters, Olympic site of 1972, Frauenkirche, Neues Rathaus, Marienplatz, Hofbrauhaus, Neuschwanstein Castle, and finish off with a traditional Bavarian bratwurst dinner. Our trip will conclude with a flight home on May 19, 2018.

Generous scholarships will be available for students registered at BSC for the summer semester of 2018, even transient students. However, this trip is also open to any interested community members. For more information about the trip, including registration and payment options, please visit the website designed for this program at .The cost of the program includes airfare, hotels, meals, tour directors/guides, and entrance into the previously listed locations. A current passport will be required for travel to Europe from America. Students interested in the trip can receive credit in any of the following courses: Biology, English, Humanities, and Study Abroad.

Additionally, we will have informational meetings at the college on the following dates: Monday, September 11 at 6 pm in room 258 (Biology lab room), Wednesday, October 11 at 6 pm in the library, Tuesday, November 7 at 6 pm in the library, and information will also be available in the Student Wellness Center during the week of November 13-17 for International Education Week activities. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Jenny Harper at 229-243-3173 or