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World History International Study Tour

Based on his long-running first-year subject, World History, Historian Robert Pascoe will lead a study tour through Turkey, Greece, Italy, France, England and the USA in June-July 2017.

The tour can be taken as one or two History electives, as credit towards a degree in another university, or merely for the pleasure of a cultural tourism experience. Current students and VU alumni are particularly welcome.

Partnering with CISaustralia and in-country local partners, the program focuses on world history through multiple countries. It includes visits to historical sites allowing participants to actively engage with history and the local culture in a unique and personal way.

Download the  2017 History Study Tour flyer for more details.

Program dates & highlights

Turkey: June 13 -19

Istanbul and south-west Turkey, including Topkapi Palace and precinct; Bosporus cruise; Gallipoli; Bergama.

Greece: June 20-24

Athens and Greece, including Acropolis area; Archaeological Museum; Corinth, Delphi.

Italy: June 25-28

Rome and Venice, including Roman Forum; St Peter’s; Venice.

France: June 29-July 4

Arles and Paris, including Roman Arles; Avignon; Louvre; Notre Dame; Branly.

England: July 5-7

London, including Houses of Parliament and precinct; Imperial War Museum; Tower of London; BM.

USA: July 8-11

Boston, including North End; downtown Boston; Concord & Lexington; Walden Pond.

Important dates & costs

Application deadline: March 10 2017

Total cost: $7299 - $7368 (dependent on numbers)

Deposit due: March 31 2017

Full payment due: April 28 2017

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