Where did you study?
Name of program
Music and Medicine
Why did you choose to study there?
AIt was a course offered at UMKC-SOM for a humanities
credit, and the opportunity of a lifetime!
What courses did you choose to enroll
Music and Medicine. We covered classical composers,
music therapy, medicine in all forms of art, etc. We
visited museums and took a weekend trip to Vienna to see
How did you pay for your study abroad
My parents helped me out a lot and all of the medical
students received a scholarship from Dr. Sirridge (head
of the Humanities Department).
Did you use some sort of financial
aid, scholarship or fellowship?
What was your living situation?
We stayed in the dorms of the University of Graz-5 rooms
with shared living room, kitchen, and bathrooms. It was
spacious and wonderful! The view from my window was
What did you do for fun?
Cafes and traveling!
Favorite aspect of your trip?
Meeting native Austrians in my class and getting to know
the whole country by traveling to different parts every
Challenges you faced?
Advice or helpful tips for future
Explore! It's all about the experience!! Enjoy your
surroundings and get to know as many people as you can.
That's the best way to learn.
What is one thing (if anything) that
you would change about your experience if you could do
I would make it longer! I would have loved to stay in
Austria for a full semester.