Maritime Aspects of the Viking Age—The Danish Experience This program features an intensive five day course of study at the Viking Ship Museum
in Roskilde, Denmark’s medieval capital city. At the museum, you will participate
in interactive lectures with the world’s leading experts in the field of Viking era
maritime history and archeology centered around the museum’s five Viking era ships
excavated from the adjacent Roskilde Fjord. Participants in this program will learn
the principles of Viking era ship construction and artifact preservation. Students
will also participate in the exciting, hands-on field of Experimental Archeology by
actually learning to sail replicas of the museum’s Viking era ships. Our program
also includes excursions to the nearby cities of Roskilde and Copenhagen.
Courses 3 credits HIS 210 – Introduction to Medieval History
Fulfills SUNY General Education Requirement for Social Sciences, Western Civilization
and Other World Civilizations. No prerequisites.
Program fee DOES NOT include tuition, airfare and meals.
Please note if your check is returned for any reason, you will be charged an additional
Pre-teaching Dates May 22-26, 2017- Pre-departure lecture component on the Eastern Campus: HIS 201 “Introduction
to Medieval History.”
Travel Dates This trip will be next offered in 2019.