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  • Locations: Edinburgh, United Kingdom; Heidelberg, Germany; London, United Kingdom; Paris, France; Salzburg, Austria; Vienna, Austria; Wurzburg, Germany
  • Program Terms: Interim/J-Term
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Including Multi-Country Travel: Yes Program Type: Bethel Faculty-Led Program
Minimum GPA: 2.2 Eligibility by Grade Level: 2-sophomore, 3-junior, 4-senior
Open to all majors: Yes Gen Ed Tags: Z-tag Cross-Cultural Experience
Program Description:

Psychology BannerPioneers in Psychology Title
Course number PSY320Z, 3 credits

Course description 
This course explores some of the most prominent European figures in the history of contemporary psychology. We will examine some of the major historical movements in the history of ideas in psychology, with an emphasis on the relevant philosophical, intellectual, and spiritual context. In this process, we will compare various schools of thought and approaches to the study of psychology. We will also look at how psychology developed in the various countries we visit. Students will have the opportunity to encounter local professional and academic psychologists.

• PSY100 Introduction to Psychology
• GES130 or GES244
• Junior or Senior standing
• Permission of instructors
• Applicants must have a 2.2 GPA and be in good standing

• Gen. ed: “Z” Cross-cultural experience 
• 300-level psychology elective, or  
• PSY315 History of Psychology (Required for Psychology majors) 

Course leaders
 Angela Sabates, Psychology,
 Jeffrey Berryhill, Psychology,

Enrollment 25 students (applicant selection will be done by the professors)
Where: Austria, Germany, France, England, and Scotland

Tentative Itinerary: January 5th-January 27th 2022*

Jan 5         Depart MSP
Jan 6-9      Vienna
Jan 10-11   Salzburg
Jan 12-13   Wurzburg, Germany
Jan 14-15   Heidelberg, Germany
Jan 16-18   Paris
Jan 19-21   Edinburgh
Jan 22-26   London
Jan 27        Return to MSP

* Due to the nature of Faculty-Led programs, course dates and times are subject to change.
Estimated program fee: $4,100**  (excluding tuition*) includes: round-trip airfare from MSP, inter-country and intra-country transportation (Eurail pass), course-related excursions, room, breakfasts and some group meals, and travel medical insurance. Students are responsible for optional entertainment and transportation expenses (including sightseeing), passport, telephone, laundry, and other personal expenses.

Students can choose to do three separate payments for their interim course starting in the fall semester. Students can also use loans by checking with the financial aid office.

*See policies for more information

** Due to the nature of Faculty-Led programs, program costs are subject to change.
**Priority Deadline extended to May 7th, 2021**

After this date, you will receive notice of your application status (tentative approval, wait list, conditional, etc).
• Non-Bethel students may be considered for course participation after the April 27th priority deadline.


PLEASE NOTE: Final acceptance is contingent upon approval from Bethel’s Business Office in the fall. Students with account balances over $2000 in early September will not receive final approval or be allowed to participate in the program.


Once a course reaches its maximum enrollment students may be placed on a wait list. Students must submit all application materials to be on the course wait list.
• A non-refundable confirmation deposit will not be required until a cancellation occurs and wait list student moves to accepted status. 


• The cost of interim tuition is covered for students who are full-time both fall and spring semesters. Students who are not full-time both semesters will need to pay the appropriate interim tuition costs in addition to the stated program fee.
• Students should review individual course descriptions and consult faculty to know exactly what is and what is not included in the program fee.
• Costs listed in spring promotional material are approximate and are based on a minimum of 15 students per course. Every effort is made to operate the program at the stated price. However, the OIS reserves the right to adjust fees due to dollar devaluation, fuel surcharges and general inflation. Final course costs will be set in September.
• Students will receive a payment schedule for their course in the fall. The program fee will be divided into three payments due September 13, October 11, and November 8. (Students taking out additional loans for their program will not be expected to meet those payment deadlines.)


• An accepted student must submit in writing their cancellation to the study abroad office on or before September 17th to avoid further penalty beyond the loss of their $150 deposit. Withdrawal forms are available in the study abroad office (CC320A).
• Decisions as to whether courses with low enrollment will be offered will be made on or before September 17th. If a course is not offered due to low enrollment students may transfer to another open course or receive a full refund.
• If an accepted student withdraws after September 17th, they will not only forfeit their $150 deposit, but may be responsible for additional costs. After this date, course instructors and/or the study abroad office begin making payments to reserve airfare, room, board, etc. Even if the student has not made additional payments, money may have been spent to hold their position and there may be unrecoverable costs. Depending on the date of cancellation, the entire course fee may be forfeited. If the cancellation occurs after Nov. 13th, the student will be responsible for the entire program fee.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Interim/J-Term 2022 09/15/2021
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
NOTE: The Priority Deadline for Interim Abroad programs has passed. Any applications submitted after May 7th will be automatically added to the course's waitlist and considered if the course has not met their target number of students.

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

Indicates that deadline has passed

This program is currently not accepting applications.