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Programs : Featured
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: 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[...] 
*UMD: Coral Reef Studies in the Bahamas (Tentative Winter 2015)
San Salvador, Bahamas

Terms: 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[...] 
*UMD: 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[...] 
*UMD: Exchange in England - University of Birmingham (Exchange)
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: Program Highlights Take a variety of courses at the University of Birmingham (UoB) taught by UoB professors Study alongside British and international students alike, providing unique cross-cultural learning and relationships Live[...] 
*UMD: Exchange in Finland - University of Eastern Finland (Exchange)
Joensuu, Finland; Kuopio, Finland; Savonlinna, Finland

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: Program Highlights Finland consistently ranks among the top countries in the world for quality of life, quality of education and safety and security Study at one of the world’s top young universities Experience the Finns’[...] 
*UMD: Exchange in Sweden - Linnaeus University (Exchange)
Kalmar, Sweden; Vaxjo, Sweden

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: Program Highlights Study at one of the two greenest cities in Europe – Kalmar or Växjö Linnaeus University is named after Sweden’s most famous scientist, Carl Linnaeus Study on UMD’s oldest exchange[...] 
*UMD: Exchange in Sweden - Lulea University of Technology
Lulea, Sweden

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: Program Highlights Live near the Arctic Circle and get a chance to experience the Midnight Sun Take advantage of the university’s own mountain resort, Vassijaure, located at the foot of Mount Vassitjakka Explore the lovely[...] 
*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[...] 
*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[...] 
*UMD: Experiencing Italy through Art, Music & Art History (Tentative May 2016)
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-beaten-trail"[...] 
*UMD: Exploring Sustainability in Costa Rica
San Jose, Costa Rica

Terms: Winter Break
Description: Program Highlights Study Latin American culture and the concept of sustainability while living in San Jose and Quepos Participate in service learning opportunities to become  a civically-engaged global citizen Live with[...] 
*UMD: 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 [...]
*UMD: Hawaiian History & Culture
Kane'ohe, United States; Kapa'a, United States; Pahala, United States

Terms: Winter Break
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[...] 
*UMD: 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: Innovation in Ireland (Tentative May 2015)
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 company through an individual course[...] 
*UMD: International Student Teaching in Belize
Punta Gorda, Belize

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 Belize for eight weeks Observe and participate in the education system of a developing nation Develop the skills needed to teach students in an intercultural context Gain [...]
*UMD: International Student Teaching in Ireland
Ballina, 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[...] 
*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[...] 
*UMD: Language & Culture in Germany
Potsdam, Germany

Terms: May Session
Description: Program Highlights Study German history, culture, literature and politics in a classroom setting and on field trips to museums, historic sites and other points of interest Enhance your skills by pairing up and going on a "seek[...] 
*UMD: 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[...] 
*UMD: Language and Culture in Russia (Tentative May 2015)
St. Petersburg, Russia

Terms: May Session
Description: Program Highlights Study Russian language each morning and put your skills to use while exploring St. Petersburg each afternoon Enjoy the midnight sun of summertime in St. Petersburg, one of the most beautiful and fascinating cities[...] 
*UMD: 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[...] 
*UMD: Nordic Art & Design in Sweden & Norway
Oslo, Norway; Stockholm, Sweden; Vaxjo, Sweden

Terms: May Session
Description: Program Highlights Study the Scandinavian approach to a variety of artistic styles, traditions, practices, media and innovations Investigate the cultural goal of ‘art for all’ in art, art history, design and art education Visit[...] 
*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[...] 
*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[...] 
*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[...]