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  • Locations: Krosno, Poland
  • Program Terms: Summer 1
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Program Description:

Program Dates: May 19 - June 3, 2018


Glass blowingKrosno, Poland, is a renowned European glass-making center. This study abroad program provides students with a unique international travel experience focused on an artistic discipline (glass) that is not offered at East Carolina University. Hands-on workshops will be presented and led by European glass masters in functioning artists studios. The Glass Heritage Center, on the town-square in Krosno, will be a focal point of workshops and events. The Center is a museum, visitors’ center, and functioning glass studio demonstrating a variety of glass techniques. At the Glass Heritage Center students will spend their days working in 4-person groups on different aspects of glass making for 8 hours a day: operating glass-making instruments (furnace, etc.), glass formation, glass adornment, glass cutting and polishing, stained-glass workshop, glass painting, and forming glass with a gas heater.


May 19, 2018 Arrive in Krosno
June 3, 2018 Depart for U.S.

Cost: $2,700

  • tuition for 6 c.h.
  • international health insurance
  • in-program transfer transportation
  • lodging
  • excursions
  • protective clothing & materials to work with glass
  • in-country support
Does not include:
  • airfare
  • passport fees
  • visa fees (if applicable)
  • most meals
  • spending money

Glass blowingUndergraduate Courses:

ART 1001: Color & Design
ART 1010: Art Appreciation
ART 3000/3001 Intermedia Studio I
ART 3500/4500 Independent Study
ART 3515 Directed Field Study in Studio Art

Graduate Courses:

ART 6515 Directed Field Study in Studio Art
ART 6991/6992/6993/6994 Problems in Interdisciplinary Studies in Art

Accommodations & Meals:

Students will be housed in double occupancy rooms.  Students are responsible for the majority of their own meals.


  • Workshops at professional glass studios
    • Sabina Glass Studio
    • Hebrat Glass
  • Tour of the Krosno Glass Factory
  • Day-trip to Lancut Castle
  • Visit to the Oil Industry Museum in Bóbrka
  • Day trip to historic Krakow and the Salt Mines in Wieliczka

Accessibility: ability to walk up to five miles per day


Minimum 2.0 GPA
Preference given to BFA Art, BFA Art Education, MFA Art, and MAEd Art Education students
Selection will be based on student interest in glass making/blowing/work
Open to other majors if space permits

Faculty Leaders

  • Professor Seo Eo
  • Professor Michael Tracy 

This program is currently not accepting applications.