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Physics

Domestic Programs

 

Study Abroad Programs

Australia – ISEP: Macquarie University, Sydney

Fall, spring (southern hemisphere calendar)

Language: English

Prereqs: 2.5 gpa, 3.0 for internship; previous coursework in field to qualify for advanced courses.

Housing: On campus residence halls/off-campus apartments, students provide own meals.

Details: Study with local students; extensive departmental courses in physics; faculty research areas include laser & optical physics, optics & electronics of materials, quantum optics, quantum information science, astronomy & astrophysics, mathematical physics, and biophysics; orientation and a guide to Sydney on line; internships possible, volunteer opportunities available. 

 

New Zealand – ISEP: Massey University, 3 campuses

Fall (July-Nov), spring

Language: English, language courses in Maori available.

Prereqs: Junior or Senior standing; see individual courses for terms of admission.

Housing: single occupancy residences, shared bath; students provide own meals.

Details: complete course listings in physics, along with a diverse curriculum.  Many opportunities for outdoor activity around campus. 

 

Turkey – Yeditepe University, Istanbul   

Exchange, spring or academic year

Language: English

Prereqs: Previous coursework relative to the understanding of Turkey.

Housing: Shared rooms with bath, mini refrigerator and phone in University residence halls; linens are provided; students provide own meals at university cafeterias, snack bars and restaurants.

Details: Study in English with local and international students; courses from wide range of university offerings including the faculties of arts and sciences, fine arts including theatre, and economics and political science; university located on the European side of Istanbul in the heart of the city; easy access to public transportation.  

United Kingdom - University of Bristol

 

United Kingdom – ISEP: University of Central Lancashire 

Spring only

Language: English

Prerequisites: Prior study in mathematics

Housing: Residence halls on campus; cooking facilities available; food stipend.

Details: The physics department bases its teaching on experiment and analysis applicable across disciplines.  Over 500 other fields of study.  Combined Honors program offers inter-disciplinary combinations.

United Kingdom - University of York

 

Domestic Programs

ACM – Oak Ridge Science Semester, Oak Ridge, TN* 

Fall

Prereqs: 3.0 cumulative gpa and in the major; senior standing preferred, juniors considered; major in biology, chemistry, computer science, physics or social sciences.

Housing: Shared single bedroom apartment; students provide own meals.

Details: Program focus on national and global energy and environmental issues; students earn academic credit for research in ongoing investigations guided by a mentor; interdisciplinary seminar course, advanced course options; guest speakers, departmental colloquia.

 

Research opportunities for summer and for field terms can also be found at the Argonne National Laboratory during the summer, fall or spring.  See Yaffa Grossman (grossman@beloit.edu) for information.   

 

Last Updated: 9/2013