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This is a listing of all the featured programs in the program catalog. You can view the brochure for any of these programs by clicking on the program name.
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*UMD Exchange in Germany - University of Passau, Germany
Passau, Germany

Terms: Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall, Spring
Description: Attn: We are accepting wait-list students for the 2015-2016 academic year. 2016-2017 spots are available. Details about the University of Passau program option coming soon! Please visit the University of Passau website for more details, or make a n[...]
*UMD Short-term: Art, History & Visual Culture in Turkey
Istanbul, Turkey

Terms: May Session
Description: Program Highlights Stand at the crossroads of history, trade, and religion Experience the nexus of European and Asian culture in architecture and art Visit Ephesus - one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world - and gain insight into the or igins[...]
*UMD Short-term: Coral Reef Studies in the Bahamas
San Salvador, Bahamas

Terms: May Session, Winter Break
Description: Program Highlights Explore coral reefs in the Bahamas while experiencing the local culture and expanding knowledge of ecological research Utilize biological and geological field techniques to study coral reefs firsthand Learn about the [...]
*UMD Short-term: Economic & Business Development in Peru
Cuzco, Peru; Lima, Peru

Terms: May Session
Description: Program Highlights Study the economic, social, cultural, business and political environments in Peru and how they shape macroeconomics, industry and business relationships and their outcomes Visit organizations, businesses, think-tanks an d[...]
*UMD Short-term: Evolution in England
London, United Kingdom

Terms: May Session
Description: Program details coming soon for this May 2016 opportunity in England! Feel free to talk with program leaders John Dahl, jdahl@d.umn.edu and Steve Matthews, smatthew@d.umn.edu to learn more about this opportunity!  
*UMD Short-term: Experiencing Italy through Art, Music & Art History
Rome, Italy

Terms: May Session
Description: Program Highlights Appreciate intersections between music history and performance, as well as art history and practice, while visiting important historical sites, intimate performance venues and major museums   Take an "off-the-be aten-trail"[...]
*UMD Short-term: General Microbiology in Poland
Wroclaw, Poland

Terms: Summer Session
Description: Program Highlights Study microbiology with Polish faculty while exploring the beautiful city of Wroclaw Gain hands-on experience through laboratory time and lectures Learn about Polish language, geography, culture and history while inte racting[...]
*UMD Short-term: Grassroots Activism in India
Bangalore, India

Terms: May Session
Description: Program Highlights Examine theories of social change at the Indian Social Institute, which is dedicated to empowering marginalized people in India Interact and learn from local communities involved in activism and advocacy efforts at the gr assroots[...]
*UMD Short-term: Hawaiian History & Culture
Kane'ohe, United States; Kapa'a, United States; Pahala, United States

Terms: May Session
Description: Program Highlights Go beyond the popular tourist destinations and discover the real Hawaii while learning the history, culture and current issues facing the islands Experience Hawaiian culture first-hand, learn to forever appreciate it and [...]
*UMD Short-term: History of Community Health: Art & Culture in Italy
Florence, Italy; Rome, Italy; Venice, Italy

Terms: May Session
Description: Program Highlights Study health promotion and disease prevention from a historical perspective with regard to the four factors that affect community health: physical, sociocultural, community organization and individual behaviors Coalesce [...]
*UMD Short-term: Innovation in Ireland
Cork, Ireland; Dublin, Ireland; Galway, Ireland

Terms: May Session
Description: Program Highlights Examine how innovation has shaped Ireland and its people over the course of thousands of years and how it continues to flourish today Explore how innovation occurs within an Irish organization through an individual cour se[...]
*UMD Short-term: International Business Down Under - Australia
Brisbane, Australia

Terms: May Session
Description: Program Highlights Examine the facets of our global economy and today’s international business environment Increase your appreciation of the impact of cultural, geographical and economic system differences on business operations Par ticipate[...]
*UMD Short-term: Language & Culture in Germany
Potsdam, Germany

Terms: May Session
Description: Program Highlights Study German history, culture, literature and politics while enhancing your language skills in the classroom and on field trips to museums, historic sites and other points of interest Work with young German, Polish and [...]
*UMD Short-term: Language & Culture in Spain
Salamanca, Spain

Terms: Summer Session
Description: Program Highlights Study Spanish language, literature and culture at Universidad de Salamanca (University of Salamanca) Live with a Salamantine family to further cement language skills and be a part of Salamantine daily life Stroll thro ugh[...]
*UMD Short-term: Mapping in Belize: Conservation & Cultural Preservation
Punta Gorda, Belize

Terms: May Session
Description: Program Highlights Learn how mapping techniques can be used to study the beautiful and pristine southern Belize landscape Investigate the deforestation, urbanization, agricultural practices and hurricane impacts using GPS data and satelli te[...]
*UMD: Exchange in the Netherlands - Erasmus Univeristy (Exchange)
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: Attn: We are accepting wait-list students for the 2015-2016 academic year. 2016-2017 spots are available. Program Highlights Live in The Netherlands second largest city, Rotterdam (also one of the largest port cities in the world) Enroll [...]
*UMD: Business & Economics in China
Tianjin, China

Terms: May Session
Description: Program Highlights Investigate the social, cultural, political and economic factors of doing business in China Acquire the knowledge and skills to understand the challenges and successes of collaborating internationally Study with Chi nese[...]
*UMD: Exchange in England - University of Birmingham (Exchange)
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: Attn: We are accepting wait-list students for the 2015-2016 academic year. 2016-2017 spots are available. Program Highlights Take a variety of courses at the University of Birmingham (UoB) taught by UoB professors Study alongside British [...]
*UMD: Exchange in Finland - University of Eastern Finland (Exchange)
Joensuu, Finland; Kuopio, Finland; Savonlinna, Finland

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: Note: This program is open to students through Fall 2015 and will be discontinued following that semester. Program Highlights Finland consistently ranks among the top countries in the world for quality of life, quality of education and saf ety[...]
*UMD: Exchange in Sweden - Linnaeus University (Exchange)
Kalmar, Sweden; Vaxjo, Sweden

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: Attn: We are accepting wait-list students for the 2015-2016 academic year. 2016-2017 spots are available. Program Highlights Study at one of the two greenest cities in Europe – Kalmar or Växjö Linnaeus University is named [...]
*UMD: Exchange in Sweden - Lulea University of Technology
Lulea, Sweden

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: Attn: We are accepting wait-list students for the 2015-2016 academic year. 2016-2017 spots are available. Program Highlights Live near the Arctic Circle and get a chance to experience the Midnight Sun Take advantage of the university&rsqu o;s[...]
*UMD: Exchange in Sweden - Orebro University (Exchange)
Orebro, Sweden

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: Program Highlights Experience a dynamic metropolitan community with a medieval castle at the center of the city Örebro was elected Student Town of the Year (2010) by the Swedish National Union of Students Enjoy easy access to a w ide[...]
*UMD: Exchange in Sweden - Umea University (Exchange)
Umea, Sweden

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description:   Program Highlights Study at Umeå University, Sweden’s fifth oldest university Times Higher Education and QS World University Rankings ranked Umeå as the best university under the age of 50 in all of the Nordic co untries Take[...]
*UMD: International Student Teaching in Ireland
Galway, Ireland

Terms: Fall Student Teach 1, Fall Student Teach 2, Spr Student Teach 1, Spr Student Teach 2
Description: Program Highlights Student teach in English in Ireland for eight weeks Observe and participate in the education system of another country Develop the skills needed to teach students in an intercultural context Gain insight into the ch allenges[...]
*UMD: International Student Teaching in Slovenia
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Terms: Fall Student Teach 1, Fall Student Teach 2, Spr Student Teach 1, Spr Student Teach 2
Description: Program Highlights Student teach in English in Slovenia for eight weeks Observe and participate in the education system of another country Develop the skills needed to teach students in an intercultural context Gain insight into the cha llenges[...]
*UMD: Study in Australia - Curtin University
Perth, Australia

Terms: Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall, Spring
Description: Program Highlights Study at a world-class, internationally focused institution located minutes away from the ocean Live in the Western Australian city of Perth and get exposed to the local cultural performing arts, museums, sports and res taurants Explore[...]
*UMD: Study in England Programme, University of Worcester
Worcester, United Kingdom

Terms: Academic Year
Description: Program Highlights Live in and become part of English culture for a whole academic year Work up to 20 hours a week during the school year and full time during breaks Take a variety of courses/modules at the University of Worcester taugh t[...]
*UMD: Study in Ireland - National University Ireland, Galway
Galway, Ireland

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: Program Highlights Established in 1845, National University Ireland (NUI), Galway is one of Ireland's oldest and most prestigious universities Galway is popularly known as “Ireland’s Cultural Heart” and is one of Irela nd’s[...]
*UMD: Study in New Zealand - University of Waikato
Hamilton, New Zealand

Terms: Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall, Spring
Description: Program Highlights Study at one of New Zealand’s progressive and innovative top universities Delve into the Maori culture and history, which frames much of daily life in New Zealand Participate in exciting outdoor recreation opp ortunities[...]
*UMD: Study in Spain - IE University
Segovia, Spain

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: Program Highlights All courses are taught in English at IE University in Segovia 65% of the student population come from outside of Spain representing 80 different countries IE University is recognized for its quality in teaching and lear ning[...]
*UMD: Study in Spain - University of Deusto
Bilbao, Spain

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: Program Highlights Take courses from one of two programs alongside other international students: Spanish Language & Culture or Business, International Relations and Spanish Courses available with other Spanish students Students can im prove[...]