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Faculty-Led courses are short-term UW classes, taught by UW professors - in another country! These classes are usually taught during the winter and summer breaks, and are between 2 and 9 weeks long. For more information about a faculty-led course, click on the course title. Contact the professor directly to apply.
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Exchange Bilateral: Aarhus University Summer (Exchange) Aarhus, Denmark
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Exchange Bilateral: Al Akhawayn University (Exchange) Ifrane, Morocco
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: In this exchange program, the student pays UW tuition and fees.  Classes in English!  Excellent programs for Engineering students. AUI_Fact-Sheet.pdf
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Exchange Bilateral: Alpen-Adria Universitaet Klagenfurt (Exchange) Klagenfurt, Austria
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Since its foundation in the year 1970, the Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt (AAU) has successfully established itself as a distinctive voice reinforcing the canon of Austrian universities, as a globally networked research institution, and as a [...]
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Exchange Bilateral: Asia Pacific University (APU) (Exchange) Beppu, Japan
Terms: Academic Year, Spring, Summer Description: In this exchange program, the student pays UW tuition and fees.  Classes in English! 
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Exchange Bilateral: Catholic University of Eichstatt-Ingolstadt (Exchange) Eichstatt-Ingolstadt, Germany
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: In this exchange program, the student pays UW tuition and fees. 
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Exchange Bilateral: EM Strasbourg Business School (Exchange) Strasbourg, France
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: In this exchange program, the student pays UW tuition and fees.  AACSB accredited business classes, taught in English. 
Exchange Bilateral: Hochschule Mannheim (Exchange) Mannheim, Germany
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: In this exchange program, the student pays UW tuition and fees.  An excellent program for College of Engineering students!  Internships are available.   
Exchange Bilateral: Hochschule Pforzheim (Exchange) Pforzheim, Germany
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: In this exchange program, the student pays UW tuition and fees.  AACSB accredited for business.  Also offers programs in engineering. 
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Exchange Bilateral: Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economics, and Research Strategies (KIMEP) (Exchange) Almaty, Kazakhstan
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description:
Exchange Bilateral: Kobe College (Exchange) Kobe, Japan
Terms: Academic Year, Spring Description: In this exchange program, the student pays UW tuition and fees.  Classes in English!  Study at this university is limited to female students.
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Exchange Bilateral: Linnaeus University (Exchange) Kalmar, Sweden; Vaxjo, Sweden
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: In this exchange program, the student pays UW tuition and fees.  Classes in English. 
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Exchange Bilateral: Middle East Technical University (METU) (Exchange) Ankara, Turkey
Terms: Description: In this exchange program, the student pays UW tuition and fees.  An excellent program for College of Engineering students or students wishing to study Arabic.   
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Exchange Bilateral: Nanyang Technological University (NTU) (Exchange) Singapore, Singapore
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer Description: In this exchange program, the student pays UW tuition and fees.  Excellent engineering program.  Classes are taught in English. 
Exchange Bilateral: National Dong Hwa University (Exchange) Shoufeng Township, Taiwan
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: In this exchange program, the student pays UW tuition and fees.  Classes in English! 
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Exchange Bilateral: Pontifica Universidad Catolica del Peru (Exchange) Lima, Peru
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: In this exchange program, the student pays UW tuition and fees. 
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Exchange Bilateral: Queensland University of Technology (QUT) (Exchange) Brisbane, Australia
Terms: Academic Year, Academic Year (SH), Fall, Spring Description: In this exchange program, the student pays UW tuition and fees.  Excellent engineering programs! 
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Exchange Bilateral: Saitama University (Exchange) Saitama, Japan
Terms: Academic Year, Spring Description: In this exchange program, the student pays UW tuition and fees.  Classes in English!  Please note that this program is one calendar year in length. 
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Exchange Bilateral: Saitama University Summer (Exchange) Saitama, Japan
Terms: Summer Description: Summer Program2017(Saitama University).pdf Students participating in this program pay UW tuition and fees.
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Exchange Bilateral: Sciences Po Strasbourg Strasbourg, France
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Courses in law, economics, history & political science provide a broad-based cultural background, tools for analysis & understanding of key contemporary issues.
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Exchange Bilateral: Shanghai Normal University (Exchange) Shanghai, China
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: In this exchange program, the student pays UW tuition and fees. 
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Exchange Bilateral: Shanghai University (Exchange) Shanghai, China
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: In this exchange program, the student pays UW tuition and fees. 
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Exchange Bilateral: Sungkyunkwan University (Exchange) Seoul, South Korea
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: In this exchange program, the student pays UW tuition and fees. 
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Exchange Bilateral: Swansea University (Exchange) Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: The exchange at Swansea University is full for the Fall 2018 semester.  Priority for this exchange is given to Mechanical Engineering majors. 2017-18 Application Factsheet for Incoming Visiting & Exchange Students.pdf
Exchange Bilateral: Tohoku University (Exchange) Sendai, Japan
Terms: Academic Year Description: In this exchange program, the student pays UW tuition and fees.  Classes in English!  Click on the program title for application information and a link to the university website.  Please note that this program is one calendar year in l [...]
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Exchange Bilateral: Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan (UADY) (Exchange) Merida, Mexico
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: In this exchange program, the student pays UW tuition and fees.  Click on the program title for application information and a link to the university website.
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Exchange Bilateral: Universidad de las Americas Puebla (UDLAP) (Exchange) Puebla, Mexico
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description:       This information is primarily for exchange or visiting students who enter UDLAP through the International Office. This information is subject to change and may vary depending on period, time and any unexpected [...]
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Exchange Bilateral: Universidad del Valle de Guatemala (Exchange) Guatemala City, Guatemala
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: In this exchange program, the student pays UW tuition and fees.  Click on the program title for application information and a link to the university website.
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Exchange Bilateral: University of Birmingham (Exchange) Birmingham, United Kingdom
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: See why Birmingham is an inspiring place to study, with access to world-leading academics.
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Exchange Bilateral: University of East Anglia (Exchange) Norwich, United Kingdom
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Students participating in the University of East Anglia exchange pay UW tuition/fees.
Exchange Bilateral: University of Essex (Exchange) Colchester, United Kingdom
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: The exchange program at the University of Essex is now full for the 2018/2019 Academic Year.
Exchange Bilateral: University of New England (Exchange) Armidale, Australia
Terms: Academic Year (SH), Fall, Spring Description: In this exchange program, the student pays UW tuition and fees.  Excellent programs for agriculture students! Click on the program title for application information and a link to the university website.
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Exchange Bilateral: University of Oldenburg (Exchange) Oldenburg, Germany
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer Description: Majority of courses are taught in German A list of classes and seminars taught in English can be provided upon request.  A course catalog is available online at https://elearning.uni-oldenburg.de/plugins.php/veranstaltungsverzeichnis/englishmod ules/index.[...]
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Exchange Bilateral: University of Oldenburg Summer Language Program (Exchange) Oldenburg, Germany
Terms: Summer Description: In this exchange program, the student pays UW tuition and fees.  A very affordable intensive German language program in Germany!  Click on the program title for application information and a link to the university website.
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Exchange Bilateral: University of Queensland (Exchange) Brisbane, Australia
Terms: Academic Year, Academic Year (SH), Fall, Spring Description: The exchange program at the University of Queensland is now full for the 2017/18 academic year. Places in this exchange program are extremely limited and competitive.  Please be prepared to discuss alternate study abroad/exchange options.
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Exchange Bilateral: University of South Australia (Exchange) Adelaide, Australia
Terms: Calendar Year, Fall, Spring Description:
Exchange Bilateral: University of Southern Denmark (Exchange) Odense, Denmark
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: In this exchange program, the student pays UW tuition and fees.  Click on the program title for application information and a link to the university website.
Exchange Bilateral: University of Stirling (Exchange) Stirling, Scotland, United Kingdom
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Students in this exchange program pay UW tuition and fees.  Click on the program title for application information and a link to the university website.  Due to high interest in this program, placement is extremely limited.  Please be [...]
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Exchange Bilateral: University of the Sunshine Coast (Exchange) Sippy Downs, Australia
Terms: Academic Year, Academic Year (SH), Fall, Spring Description: In this exchange program, the student pays UW tuition and fees.  Click on the program title for application information and a link to the university website.  Exchange positions are limited.  UW students unable to participate in an exc hange[...]
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Exchange Bilateral: Université Clermont Auvergne (Exchange) Clermont-Ferrand, France
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: In this exchange program, the student pays UW tuition and fees.  Click on the program title for application information and a link to the university website.
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Exchange Bilateral: Université François-Rabelais Tours (Exchange) Tours, France
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: In this exchange program, the student pays UW tuition and fees.  Classes are taught in French.  Click on the program title for application information and a link to the university website.
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Exchange Bilateral: Université de Strasbourg (Exchange) Strasbourg, France
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: In this exchange program, the student pays UW tuition and fees.  A minimum of level B2 in French is required for study at this university.
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Exchange Bilateral: Utrecht University (Exchange) Utrecht, Netherlands
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: In this exchange program, the student pays UW tuition and fees.  Classes in English!  Click on the program title for application information and a link to the university website. Academic Calendar 2018-2019 Semester 1:  3 September [...]
Exchange Bilateral: Zeppelin University (Exchange) Friedrichshafen, Germany
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: In this exchange program, the student pays UW tuition and fees.  Classes in English!  This is an excellent program for students interested in international studies and political science.  Click on the program title for application info rmation[...]
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Faculty-Directed: A History of Medicine Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom; Gatwick, United Kingdom; Glasgow, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom; Paris, France; Venice, Italy
Terms: January Description: An intensive immersion visiting historical sites and museums that pertain to the development of modern medicine as we know it.
Faculty-Directed: An Adventure in Italian Culture, History, Architecture, Science and Cuisine Caserta, Italy; Florence, Italy; Genoa, Italy; Milano, Italy; Padua, Italy; Pisa, Italy; Pompeii, Italy; Ravello, Italy; Rome, Italy; Torino, Italy; Venice, Italy; Verona, Italy
Terms: January Description: Will highlight examples of the role of Magna Graecia, to the founding of the Roman Empire, the development of Christianity through the Renaissance, and beyond!
Faculty-Directed: Archaeology Field School in Italy: Excavations at the Villa del Vergigno Montelupo Fiorentino, Italy
Terms: Summer Description: An extensive archaeological excavation and field school of a Roman villa in Tuscany, Italy.
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Faculty-Directed: Architecture in London, Paris and Barcelona Amsterdam, Netherlands; Barcelona, Spain; London, United Kingdom; Paris, France
Terms: Summer Description: Study of Architectural History and Modern Engineering in London, Paris, and Barcelona.
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Faculty-Directed: Art and Culture in Northern Italy Bologna, Italy; Florence, Italy; Mantua, Italy; Padua, Italy; Ravenna, Italy; Venice, Italy
Terms: January Description: We will be studying the art and culture of Northern Italy, through its food, urban landscapes, monuments, and museums.
Faculty-Directed: Australia's Export-Led Agricultural Sector Armidale, Australia; Brisbane, Australia; Byron Bay, Australia; Gatton, Australia; Manilla, Australia; Moree, Australia; Scone, Australia; Sydney, Australia; Tamworth, Australia
Terms: Summer Description: By meeting and talking with Australian agricultural producers, we see how important global trade is to them, and by extension, to American farmers/ranchers.
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Faculty-Directed: Cenozoic Stratigraphy Alcaniz, Spain; Barcelona, Spain; Caspe, Spain; Valderrobres, Spain
Terms: Spring Break Description: The Ebro basin of Northern Spain is a particularly well-studied and exquisitely preserved example of a Cenozoic sedimentary basin.
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Faculty-Directed: Chinese Language Intensive Study Program Beijing, China; Harbin, China; Shanghai, China
Terms: Summer Description: Spend nine weeks during the summer in China to improve your language skills, learn about traditional culture and explore this beautiful country.
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Faculty-Directed: Conflict Transformation and Social Justice Belfast, United Kingdom
Terms: Summer Description: Participate in the 'International Summer School on Conflict Transformation and Social Justice' hosted at Queen's University, Belfast.
Faculty-Directed: Conversational Japanese Abroad Hiroshima, Japan; Kyoto, Japan; Nishinomiya, Japan; Tokyo, Japan
Terms: Summer Description: Designed to enhance and expand practical Japanese language skills.
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Faculty-Directed: Darwin and the Galapagos Islands Bellavista Cloud Forest Reserve, Ecuador; Galapagos Islands, Ecuador; Quito, Ecuador
Terms: Summer Description: Experience the natural history of the Galápagos Islands; understand the role of the Islands in the development of the theory of evolution by natural selection.
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Faculty-Directed: Ecology and Conservation of African Savannas Mpala Research Center, Kenya
Terms: Summer Description: Gain an understanding of wildlife values, ideologies, and value orientations that are unique to the culture, economy, and history of central Kenya.
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Faculty-Directed: Environmental Assessment in the EU Tenerife, Spain
Terms: January Description: Students will travel to Tenerife—one of Spain’s Canary Islands—to explore the landscape of the volcanic island chain off the coast of Morocco.
Faculty-Directed: Environmental Quality in the Himalayas Bardiya National Park, Nepal; Dang, Nepal; Ghandruk, Nepal; Ghorepani, Nepal; Kathmandu, Nepal; Pokhara, Nepal
Terms: Summer Description: Study the environment and associated issues in Kathmandu Valley and high mountains; get acquainted with some key environmental challenges facing Nepal.
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Faculty-Directed: Exploring Queensland's Human and Physical Landscapes Brisbane, Australia; Fraser Island, Australia; Noosa Biosphere, Australia; Sippy Downs, Australia
Terms: Summer Description: Study the environmental, economic, political, and sociocultural issues shaping one of Australia’s most populated and environmentally threatened coastal regions.
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Faculty-Directed: Exploring the Ecological Culture of Panama Gamboa, Panama
Terms: January Description: Introduction to the ecological culture of Panama and practical experience conducting tropical ecology research (focused primarily on animals).
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Faculty-Directed: Field Experience in Ecosystem Services of Baja California Sur, Mexico Loreto, Mexico
Terms: Summer Description: While environments and culture differ, natural resources issues have common themes around the world.
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Faculty-Directed: German Conversation Berlin, Germany; Bremen, Germany; Dresden, Germany; Karlsruhe, Germany
Terms: Summer Description: Students will have an immersion experience which bolsters their language skills and cultural understanding.
Faculty-Directed: Human Rights, Natural Resources and Int'l Law: Latin America at the Crossroads Santiago, Chile; Vina del Mar, Chile
Terms: January Description: Current Latin American human rights challenges, laws governing water, energy & natural resources, S. American international law and trade issues.
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Faculty-Directed: Humans, Machines and Nature Amsterdam, Netherlands; Brighton, United Kingdom; Glastonbury, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom; Rotterdam, Netherlands
Terms: January Description: We will explore how humanity has attempted to control water with a case study of the UK and the Netherlands.
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Faculty-Directed: International Field Course: Israel and the Middle East Almog, Israel; Amman, Jordan; Arad, Israel; Beer Sheva, Israel; Beit Shean, Israel; Haifa, Israel; Jaffa, Israel; Jerusalem, Israel; Petra, Jordan; Tel Aviv, Israel; Tiberias, Israel
Terms: Summer Description: Introduces the religions, history and contemporary dynamics of Judaism, Christianity and Islam in Israel, with side trips to neighboring states.
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Faculty-Directed: International Food and Farm Culture Amboise, France; Angers, France; Bayeux, France; Paris, France
Terms: Summer Description: Understand the French food system, with regard to organic and biologically sustainable production systems, cooperative and local production organizations.
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Faculty-Directed: Midwestern State University: London, England London, United Kingdom
Terms: Summer Description: Study in the heart of one of the most exciting cities in the world!
Faculty-Directed: Midwestern State University: Tours, France Tours, France
Terms: Summer Description: Midwestern State University – Tours, France (6 credits) Midwestern State University, in partnership with the University of Wyoming, is pleased to offer a summer study abroad program in Tours, France.  In this program, you will enhance [...]
Faculty-Directed: Modern Japanese Society and Culture Hiroshima, Japan; Kobe, Japan; Kyoto, Japan; Matsuyama, Japan; Naoshima, Japan; Nara, Japan; Nishinomiya, Japan; Osaka, Japan
Terms: Summer Description: The goal of this class is to offer as many Japanese cultural experiences as possible.
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Faculty-Directed: Mountain Environments Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Terms: January Description: The 27-day expedition begins with a week-long hike through Tanzania’s rainforests, savannah, and remote Maasai villages.
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Faculty-Directed: Olive Tree Initiative - Middle East Amman, Jordan; Bethlehem of Galilee, Israel; Haifa, Israel; Jerusalem, Israel; Nazareth, Israel; New York, United States; Tel Aviv, Israel; Washington, United States
Terms: Summer Description: The Olive Tree Initiative student experience is group travel and on-the-ground exposure to the people, politics and realities of the Middle East.
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Faculty-Directed: Peacebuilding in Northern Ireland Belfast, United Kingdom
Terms: January Description: Gain a firsthand look at the history of the Troubles, meet with ex-combatants, politicians and youth workers with experience in the conflict and peace process.
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Faculty-Directed: Pforzheim MBA Frankfurt, Germany; Ludwigsburg, Germany; Nuremberg, Germany; Pforzheim, Germany; Prague, Czech Republic
Terms: Fall Description: This class is limited to students enrolled in the UW MBA program, and is embedded as a degree requirement.
Faculty-Directed: Shakespeare in England and Italy London, United Kingdom; Milano, Italy; Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom; Venice, Italy; Verona, Italy; Vicenza, Italy
Terms: Summer Description: Study Shakespeare in performance at major performance sites in England and to explore his fascination with Italy in Italian cities where he set plays.
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Faculty-Directed: Sustainability and Systems Thinking Monteverde Cloud Forest, Costa Rica
Terms: January Description: Participants will engage in active learning on issues relevant to developing a sustainable society.
Faculty-Directed: The Origins of Spanish Granada, Spain
Terms: Summer Description: Through daily use of Spanish, students will be more able to integrate in the local culture, which will be enhanced by staying with a family.
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Faculty-Directed: Topics in Comparative Education Policy: US versus Finland Helsinki, Finland; Tallinn, Estonia; Tampere, Finland
Terms: Summer Description: A comparative analysis of education policies and practices between the United States and Finland.
Faculty-Directed: Tropical Field Ecology in Ecuador Antisana Ecological Reserve, Ecuador; Nanegalito, Ecuador; Pifo, Ecuador; Puyucunapi, Ecuador
Terms: January Description: Students will learn firsthand about the biology and conservation of an endangered raptor, the Black-and-chestnut Eagle.
Faculty-Directed: Walkabout Down Under Barunga, Australia; Darwin, Australia; Katherine, Australia; Menngen, Australia; Sydney, Australia
Terms: Summer Description: Direct experience with Australia's Aboriginal culture; exploring their Dreaming, Creation Story, Spiritual Law, sacred sites and cosmological worldview.
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Faculty-Directed: War! Dieppe, France; Dunkirk, France; Leeds, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom; St-Malo, France; York, United Kingdom
Terms: Summer Description: Intensive immersion in the epicenters of WWI and WWII. Seeing, breathing, visualizing where major world shaping events took place.
Faculty-Directed: Worlds of Wonder: Beauty, Power and Meaning in Urban Culture and the Modern Museum Berlin, Germany; London, United Kingdom; Oxford, United Kingdom
Terms: Summer Description: Visit major museums, galleries, artists' studios, and street art sites in London, Oxford and Berlin.
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Faculty-Directed: Wyoming in Scotland: Rural Spaces from Ancient Fields and Forests to Modern Food Systems Crianlarich, United Kingdom; Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom; Fort William, United Kingdom; Glencoe, United Kingdom; Melrose, United Kingdom; Nairn, United Kingdom; New Lanark, United Kingdom
Terms: Summer Description: A three week introduction to ancient and modern Scotland through extensive travel in the Borderlands, Highlands, Aberdeenshire, and Fife
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UMass: Conflict Transformation Across Borders Quito, Ecuador
Terms: Summer Description: