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Summer Abroad Germany

Mathematics and Culture in Berlin

Berlin, Germany

  • Dates – TBD
  • Max Enrollment – 30
  • Taught In – English
  • Prerequisites – Yes
  • Academic Area – Mathematics

Program Overview

The German capital naturally lends itself to the study of mathematics and culture. Several German mathematicians—including Leibniz, Euler, Weierstrass, and Kronecker—made important contributions to the development of calculus. The program will feature visits to Berlin museums providing an exploration of mathematics and mathematicians through the arts. The Neues Museum, Technikmuseum, Pergamon museum, Gemäldegalerie, and a visit to a contemporary art gallery in Kreuzberg round out the extended program. The core element of this program is MAT 141, Euclidean Geometry. The offering should appeal to students who enjoy learning about the history and discovery of geometry.

Program Contacts

Program Highlights

  • This is your chance to complete MAT 141 over the summer while traveling.
  • Enjoy the small class size, meet new study buddies, and make new friends.
  • A uniform experience where class, discussion, and office hours are all with the professor.
  • Berlin boasts a vibrant cultural scene and renowned restaurants.
  • World-class museums-Alte Nationalgalerie, Bode, Pergamon.

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