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Modernism and Design: The Bauhaus Experience

Summer Session I 2018 in Weimar, Germany

What are Global Seminars?

UCSD Global Seminars are 5 week long, summer study abroad experiences led by a UCSD professor. Students enroll in 2 English-taught courses (8 UCSD quarter units) and class sized are between 15-28 students. Global Seminars provide a unique way to earn credit for your major, minor, GEs, or college requirements, all while exploring a new country and culture.


  • USP173GS: History of Urban Planning and Design
  • USP 183GS: Urban Design Practicum

Program Highlights

  • Focuses on the history, contraditions, and legacy of the International style - an influential movement in art, architecture, and planning
  • Based at Bauhaus University in Weimar with visits to Berlin and Dessau
  • Fulfulls Urban Studies and Planning major requirements and also related to visual arts and engineering

Early Bird Deadline

February 1, 2018

Application Deadline

March 1, 2018

Im interested. Now what?


Professor Sue Peerson

Proffessor Mirle Rabinowitz-Bussell

Global Seminars Team

Other Study Abroad Opportunities

UC San Diego offers a wide variety of study abroad options. More information can be found on the Study Abroad website.