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Summer European Cultural History Program Costs

Cost: $8598 for non-EMU students | $7,998 for currently enrolled EMU students**

*This price does not include round-trip airfare or tuition and fees.  
**The cost for currently enrolled EMU students reflects a $500 Academic Programs Abroad Award applied directly to the program fee.


  • All air, rail, ferry and bus transportation between cities from Edinburgh to Barcelona
  • Field trips and excursions by train, chartered bus or boat
  • Tickets to all musical events, theater productions or cultural performances arranged by the program
  • Entrance tickets to museums and sites visited by the program
  • International Student Identity Card
  • CMI Health Insurance
  • Room based on multiple occupancy
  • Couchettes when possible on overnight trains
  • Breakfasts (mostly continental)
  • Hotel service charges and local taxes

Does not include:

  • Tuition for 12 undergraduate credit hours
  • Round-trip air transportation to and from the U.S.
  • Baggage fees
  • Most meals
  • Street car, bus or subway fares within cities to concerts, museums, etc.
  • Passports, textbooks, laundry, independent travel and expenses of a purely personal nature

Estimated Additional Costs

  • Meals (based on $25 per day average for two meals): $1200
  • Street Cars/Subways (based on average for entire program): $225
  • Laundry (based on $10 per load, min. one load every week): $100
  • Textbooks (based on average for four classes): $150
  • Miscellaneous (bottled water, internet, bank exchange fees, public restroom use charges, etc.): $375
  • Tuition and fees approximately $4200 (Click for current calculator for tuition and fees for 12 credit hours.)
  • Total: $6,250 plus airfare

The estimated costs above the program fee are based on previous participant's average expenses reflecting a conservative budget and do not include airfare to London return home from Barcelona, Spain, the purchase of beverages or gifts and souvenirs nor do they take into account the lifestyle of the individual student or changes in foreign currency exchange rates. Students will be advised on discount round-trip airfare after acceptance.

All program students pay in-state EMU tuition and fees, at the rate posted by the Regents of the University. Tuition and fees are billed separately from the program cost. Students on the Summer European Cultural History Program receive separate tuition bills for six credit hours on the European portion of the program and six credit hours on the Mediterranean portion of the program. 

Flight Information
Students accepted into a Cultural History Program will receive ISIC cards and information about finding discount student air travel flights. Students should not purchase a flight until advised to do so by the Office of Academic Programs Abroad.


No refunds will be made for meals, accommodations, cultural events or other regularly scheduled activities missed by program participants.

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