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Paris-Munich Winter

Dates

December 26, 2019 – January 6, 2020

Cost

$2,950 + airfare
Scholarships & Financial Aid

Subjects

Chemistry, Cuisine & Culture, English

Deadlines

June 1: Apply Early & Save $100
Sept. 15: Regular Deadline 

Program Overview

The KIIS Paris-Munich program is an eleven-day program that begins in one of the most vibrant German cities, Munich, and ends in the City of Lights, Paris. Students spend the first five days in downtown Munich near most of its famous attractions, including the Viktualienmarkt. The second part of the program will be in Paris. Culinary places in both countries will allow students to see how they are an integral part of German and French society.

Language Requirement: None. All courses are taught in English. 

Accommodations: Hotels, 2-4 students per room

Orientation: Mandatory orientation in Elizabethtown, KY. See Orientation for more information.

Directors: Prof. David Dominé ddomine@bellarmine.edu / Dr. Charlotte Rich charlotte.rich@eku.edu

Courses

All courses are taught in English and are 3 credit hours. You may enroll in 1 course.

IDST 350 Topics: Cuisine & Culture in Paris & Munich

Prof. David Dominé 

This interdisciplinary course will not only demonstrate how food is an integral part of France and Germany while showcasing their respective cultures, it will also contextualize American eating habits, gastronomic traditions, and the current trends that are shaping the food scene in the United States.

CHEM 101: Introduction to Chemistry: Chemistry in the Kitchen

Dr. Rosalynn Quiñones

This 3‐credit course is designed for non‐science majors, though welcomes students of science. We will introduce students to some basic chemistry related with cooking. Daily activities will consist of field trips to fresh and organic markets, historical eateries outing, ethnic food, and “fast food” places. In lectures and discussions we will examine some basic principles about chemical changes and reaction, and the role of water, proteins, fats, sugars, and leavening agents in food, among other topics.

 

ENG 349 Topics: A Moveable Feast: Food, Culture & Travel Writing

Dr. Charlotte Rich 

This course will explore connections between the practice of travel writing and the gastronomic cultures of Germany and France. Excursions will concern the food heritage and culture of these cities (e.g., markets, bakeries, restaurants), as well as other sites of historical and cultural interest, and students will write several journal entries or blog posts on these experiences.

All KIIS course credit is awarded by Western Kentucky University. Prior to your KIIS program, please speak with your home campus academic advisor and/or study abroad office to determine course equivalencies. Grades will be transferred to your home institution in late January after the completion of the program. Course offerings are subject to change according to enrollment. For more information, visit Transcripts & Grades.

Program Excursions

What's Included

Program Cost: $2,950 + airfare

Earn 3 Credit Hours

Group Flight (Optional)

Airport Transfers in Paris & Munich

Accommodations

Two Meals per Day

Groups Excursions & Transport

Security Evacuation Protection

Medical Insurance

To help you budget, keep in mind that you are responsible for the cost of your textbooks & materials, passport fees ($135), one meal per day + personal expenses (approx. $700), and any fees from your college/university.

Although KIIS tries to foresee all possible expenses in formulating program fees, please note that dramatic fluctuations in foreign currency valuations and/or airline surcharges may affect the total cost of the program.

Group Flight

Estimated Cost: $1,400 – $1,500

The Paris-Munich Winter program offers a group flight option where you can travel to your program location with other students and faculty. If you choose this option, KIIS will purchase a flight ticket on your behalf. The flight cost will be added to your final program fee on November 1. The group flight will depart from Cincinnati or Louisville.

If not selecting the group flight, you are responsible to purchase your own roundtrip airfare.

The flight to Paris is overnight arriving the following morning. On the return, the flight from Paris to the USA departs and arrives on the same day. Visit Flights and Passports & Visas for more information.

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Description

Dates

December 26, 2019 – January 6, 2020

Cost

$2,950 + airfare
Scholarships & Financial Aid

Subjects

Chemistry, Cuisine & Culture, English

Deadlines

June 1: Apply Early & Save $100
Sept. 15: Regular Deadline 

Program Overview

The KIIS Paris-Munich program is an eleven-day program that begins in one of the most vibrant German cities, Munich, and ends in the City of Lights, Paris. Students spend the first five days in downtown Munich near most of its famous attractions, including the Viktualienmarkt. The second part of the program will be in Paris. Culinary places in both countries will allow students to see how they are an integral part of German and French society.

Language Requirement: None. All courses are taught in English. 

Accommodations: Hotels, 2-4 students per room

Orientation: Mandatory orientation in Elizabethtown, KY. See Orientation for more information.

Directors: Prof. David Dominé ddomine@bellarmine.edu / Dr. Charlotte Rich charlotte.rich@eku.edu

Courses

All courses are taught in English and are 3 credit hours. You may enroll in 1 course.

IDST 350 Topics: Cuisine & Culture in Paris & Munich

Prof. David Dominé 

This interdisciplinary course will not only demonstrate how food is an integral part of France and Germany while showcasing their respective cultures, it will also contextualize American eating habits, gastronomic traditions, and the current trends that are shaping the food scene in the United States.

CHEM 101: Introduction to Chemistry: Chemistry in the Kitchen

Dr. Rosalynn Quiñones

This 3‐credit course is designed for non‐science majors, though welcomes students of science. We will introduce students to some basic chemistry related with cooking. Daily activities will consist of field trips to fresh and organic markets, historical eateries outing, ethnic food, and “fast food” places. In lectures and discussions we will examine some basic principles about chemical changes and reaction, and the role of water, proteins, fats, sugars, and leavening agents in food, among other topics.

 

ENG 349 Topics: A Moveable Feast: Food, Culture & Travel Writing

Dr. Charlotte Rich 

This course will explore connections between the practice of travel writing and the gastronomic cultures of Germany and France. Excursions will concern the food heritage and culture of these cities (e.g., markets, bakeries, restaurants), as well as other sites of historical and cultural interest, and students will write several journal entries or blog posts on these experiences.

All KIIS course credit is awarded by Western Kentucky University. Prior to your KIIS program, please speak with your home campus academic advisor and/or study abroad office to determine course equivalencies. Grades will be transferred to your home institution in late January after the completion of the program. Course offerings are subject to change according to enrollment. For more information, visit Transcripts & Grades.

Program Excursions

What's Included

Program Cost: $2,950 + airfare

Earn 3 Credit Hours

Group Flight (Optional)

Airport Transfers in Paris & Munich

Accommodations

Two Meals per Day

Groups Excursions & Transport

Security Evacuation Protection

Medical Insurance

To help you budget, keep in mind that you are responsible for the cost of your textbooks & materials, passport fees ($135), one meal per day + personal expenses (approx. $700), and any fees from your college/university.

Although KIIS tries to foresee all possible expenses in formulating program fees, please note that dramatic fluctuations in foreign currency valuations and/or airline surcharges may affect the total cost of the program.

Group Flight

Estimated Cost: $1,400 – $1,500

The Paris-Munich Winter program offers a group flight option where you can travel to your program location with other students and faculty. If you choose this option, KIIS will purchase a flight ticket on your behalf. The flight cost will be added to your final program fee on November 1. The group flight will depart from Cincinnati or Louisville.

If not selecting the group flight, you are responsible to purchase your own roundtrip airfare.

The flight to Paris is overnight arriving the following morning. On the return, the flight from Paris to the USA departs and arrives on the same day. Visit Flights and Passports & Visas for more information.

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