Germany Close Up

The Germany Close Up Fellowship

An Open Student Program in Affiliation with

 UVM Hillel

May 22 – 30, 2018

  Establisted in October 2007 Germany Close Up is an intative creatred to enrich transatlantic dialouge and provide Jewish-North American students with an opportunity to experiece modern Germany up close and personally.  A generous government scholarship coveres more than two thirds of participation costs, which leaves a participation fee of $870 per person (includeds flight, lodging, most meals and transportation). 


The program will focus on the following topics:

  • Berlin and united Germany
  • The Holocaust and the Nazi Era (incl. a visit to a former Concentration Camp)
  • Transatlantic/German-American relations (incl. a meeting with officials of the German Federal Foreign Office)
  • Current German Politics
  • Jewish Life in Berlin, past and present
  • German-Israeli relations
  • A visit to a city outside Berlin