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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: Program Highlights Live and study in the heart of Europe Enroll in courses taught in English and/or German (applicants must know some German language to be eligible) Study at a truly international campus with students representing over 80 [...]
*UMD Short Term - Marine Biology in New Zealand
Leigh, New Zealand

Terms: May Session
Description: Program Highlights Examine an array of marine habitats at the Goat Island Marine Reserve Explore the beautiful coastal New Zealand town of Leigh Observe marine life in the crystal clear waters of the protected cove See[...]
*UMD Short Term: Culture & Sustainability in Ecuador
Cuenca, Ecuador; Saraguro, Ecuador

Terms: May Session
Description: Program Highlights Learn about the diversity and complexity of Latin American cultures Explore the practice of sustainability in an international context Take part in a service learning experience in Ecuador, grounded in participatory res earch Interpret[...]
*UMD Short Term: Global Exhibitions Experience (Switzerland, Germany & Italy)
Basel, Switzerland; Kassel, Germany; Munster, Germany; Venice, Italy

Terms: Summer Session
Description:      Program Highlights Attend 4 of the most well established and respected international art exhibitions: Switzerland: Art Basel (exhibited every year) Italy: Venice Biennale (exhibited every other year) German y:[...]
*UMD Short Term: Surfing, War, and Tourism: Nicaragua
Granada, Nicaragua; Leon, Nicaragua; Managua, Nicaragua; Popoyo, Nicaragua

Terms: May Session
Description: Program Highlights Study abroad in Nicaragua Analyze the history of surfing and past U.S. involvement in Latin America Explore how past wars and how current surf tourism coincide Learn how to surf!   Program Overview Cities: [...]
*UMD Short Term: Theatre History in England
Chester, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom; Stratford, United Kingdom; York, United Kingdom

Terms: May Session
Description: Program Highlights Learn about the history and living and ephemeral art form of theatre Get ready to visit theatre sites that thrive today and sites that preserve its wonderful past—spanning from Roman times to the present Analyze [...]
*UMD Short-term: Belize: Culture & Conservation
Punta Gorda, Belize

Terms: May Session
Description: Program Highlights Learn mapping techniques to study the of southern Belize landscape Experience the eclectic cultural and multilingual landscapes of Mopan Maya, Kekchi Maya, Hispanic, Garifuna, Creole, Lebanese, East Indian and Chinese p eoples Stay[...]
*UMD Short-term: Business & Economics in China
Tianjin, China

Terms: May Session
Description: Application deadline has been extended to Feb. 15th! This program is in need of more applicants in order for it to run this May. Please inform your friends or other classmates about this fantastic opportunity. Program Highlights Invest igate[...]
*UMD Short-term: Community Empowerment in South 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: Coral Reef Studies in the Bahamas
San Salvador, Bahamas

Terms: May Session, Winter Break
Description: Info Sessions: Wednesday, Nov. 18th, 5–6pm, SSB 216 Program Highlights Explore coral reefs in the Bahamas while experiencing the local culture and expanding knowledge of ecological research Utilize biological and geological field te chniques[...]
*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: 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: App deadline extended to Feb. 8th! 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 S ee[...]
*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: Peru's Food Movement
Cieneguilla, Peru; Cuzco, Peru; Lima, Peru

Terms: May Session
Description: Program Highlights Visit food-related organizations, firms, NGOs and governmental institutions to learn how food in Peru shapes policy, business and the economy. Learn about the importance of food in Peru as an engine of job creation, touri sm[...]
*UMD: Exchange in the Netherlands - Erasmus Univeristy (Exchange)
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: Program Highlights Live in The Netherlands second largest city, Rotterdam (also one of the largest port cities in the world) Enroll in one of the world's top universities in an innovative country Rotterdam is one of the most diverse in [...]
*UMD: Exchange in England - University of Birmingham (Exchange)
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Terms: Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall, Spring
Description: Note: All spots for the 2016-2017 academic year are currently filled. Any new applicants will be placed on a wait-list. Program Highlights The University of Birmingham is a top British University located in England's second largest cit y[...]
*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 program Program[...]
*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 Lule&arin g;[...]
*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: International Student Teaching in South Korea
Seoul, South Korea

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 South Korea for eight or 12 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 [...]
*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 - University of Worcester
Worcester, United Kingdom

Terms: Academic Year, Spring
Description: Program Highlights Take a variety of courses at the University of Worcester taught by UoW professors Study alongside British and international students alike, providing unique cross-cultural learning and relationships Receive on-site s upport[...]
*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
Madrid, Spain; Segovia, Spain

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: Program Highlights All courses are taught in English at IE University at the Segovia or Madrid campus 65% of the student population come from outside of Spain representing 80 different countries IE University is recognized for its quality [...]
*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[...]