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Medieval Studies

I was able to make connections with the trips I made to my minor in Medieval Studies, which was great. I gained the experience that I wanted with medieval art and architecture, as well as with the Catholic faith as it is practiced in a community.

Grace Anders, University of Limerick, Ireland, Spring 2015

Germany – Erfurt University, Erfurt (Ex)

Spring, Academic year  Language: German, English.  Prereqs: 2 years college German, previous coursework relative to the understanding of Germany.  Housing: Dormitory.  Details: 3-week orientation to the university and city conducted in German before the start of the semester; German as a foreign language with disciplinary focus; region is historically rich with archives, museums and study centers. Course information here.  Note: If information is missing for the most current semester, look at prior semester offerings.  Scholarships available! Check the Scholarships page for more information.  Non-tuition educational expenses: Lower

Italy – Florence: Arts, Humanities & Culture (P)

Fall  Language: English. Prereqs: junior or senior standing at time of enrollment. Background in art history, studio art, modern languages or the humanities.  Housing: Host family.  Details: Learn to read a city by studying medieval and renaissance Florence.  Italian language course. Studio art options include a Drawing and Portraiture class, an workshops in restoration techniques or gilding.  Emphasis on reading art and architecture. Non-tuition Educational Expenses: Higher

Malta – ISEP: University of Malta, Msida (D or Ex)

Spring (ending in late June)  Language: English.  Prereqs: 3.0 GPA, prior coursework in history or European studies.  Housing: Off-campus residence halls, stipend provided for meals.  Details: The university is known for its courses in Mediterranean history, medieval Europe, civilization and imperial conquest; Order of Saint-John and the Knights of Malta is a subject of interest on the island; broad curriculum available; flexibility in course selection necessary as the curriculum is restructured.  Non-tuition Educational Expenses: Same

Sweden - ISEP: Linneaus University, Växjö Campus (Ex)

Fall, Spring  Language: English.  Prereqs: 2.75 GPA.  Housing: Dormitory.   Details:  Broad curriculum available. Courses taught to both international and Swedish students. Courses in Scandinavian cultures and languages, history, film and literature. Swedish language instruction available. Non-tuition Educational Expenses: Significantly higher

United Kingdom – University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland (D)

Fall, Spring  Language: English.  Prereqs: 3.0 GPA, previous study in your field, coursework relative to the understanding of Scotland.  Housing: University assists students find housing in halls of residence or student flats, students provide own meals.  Details: Study with local and international students, wide variety of first and second year courses available, third year courses possible in major with background; classes for study abroad students in: arts, biomedical and life sciences (including a short course in clinical Human Anatomy for students planning to attend medical school), information and mathematical sciences, business and social sciences, physical sciences; lectures and tutorials, some art classes available in the Glasgow School of Art. Some year-long classes not open to spring semester students.  Non-tuition Educational Expenses: Higher

United Kingdom – University of York, York, England (D)

Fall, Academic year  Language: English.  Prereqs: 3.0 GPA.  Housing: Dormitory.  Details: Students live in colleges and are assigned to an academic advisor.  York's campus is on a former estate; the medieval city center, where medieval studies are taught, is short bus-ride away.  Term system (1 in the fall, 2 in the spring). Non-tuition Educational Expenses: Same

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Key

D:  Direct enrollment in a university as a visiting student

Ex: Enrollment in a university as an exchange student

P:  Provider program.  Program organized for students attending U.S. colleges and universities.

Non-tuition Educational Expenses:  Cost of room and board compared to Beloit College. Other expenses to consider:  airfare, local transportation, visas, health insurance, immunizations, books, student activity fees, recreational travel and other activities. Higher:  Up to $2,000 more than Beloit College room and board for one semester. Significantly Higher:  $2,001 or more above Beloit College room and board.

Last updated: 12/16