My study abroad experience enlarged my vision of different academic institutions. I took advanced courses and worked in a lab the whole time I was in the program, which developed my lab skills and knowledge in the field.
Ozgun Kilic, ISEP Exchange: University of Helsinki, Spring 2012
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Study Abroad Programs
Fall or spring (southern hemisphere calendar)
Prerequisites: One college year of study, 2.8 gpa; previous coursework in field to qualify for advanced courses.
Housing: On-campus residence halls/off-campus apartments; students provide own meals.
Details: Study at James Cook University, surrounded by the rainforests of the Wet tropics, the dry savannahs and the Great Barrier Reef. Main campuses are located in Cairns, Singapore and Townsville, with smaller centers in Mount Isa, Thursday Island and Mackay.
Fall or spring (southern hemisphere calendar)
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; courses in organic chemistry, chemical analysis, biochemistry and many others within the division of Environmental and Life Sciences; orientation and a guide to Sydney on line; internships possible, volunteer opportunities available.
Fall, Spring, Academic Year
Prerequisites: No prerequisites
Housing: Students receive a housing stipend and choose the residence hall of their choice. The stipend covers housing in a double room and another stipend covers the cost of meals.
Details: The faculty of Sciences and Engineering offers courses in computer science, economics-technical chemistry, mechatronics, teacher training for secondary schools, technical chemistry, technical mathematics, mathematics in industry, technical physics, biophysics, polymer engineering.
Prereqs: Jr. or Sr. with coursework in the proposed research discipline. The equivalent of 2 years of college Spanish preferred, enrollment in a Spanish course the semester or summer before departure; background in field methods recommended.
Housing: Host family, other housing possible during field-work.
Details: The ACM field school has two different programs: in the fall: Community Engagement in Public Health, Education, and the Environment, and in the spring: Field Research in the Environment, Social Sciences, and Humanities.
Exchange, fall, spring or academic year
Language: Courses in Spanish or partly in English
Prerequisites: 2 years of college Spanish; enrollment in a Spanish course the semester or summer before; 3.0 cumulative gpa and 3.0 in Spanish; previous course work for studio art courses; courses with a Latin American focus strongly recommended.
Housing: Students will stay with a host family.
Details: USFQ is one of Beloit College Exchange partners.
Fall, Spring, Academic Year
Prerequisites: 2.9 GPA
Housing: Students can apply for on campus accommodation or choose to live in private accommodation off campus.
Details: Students will be integrated with Irish and other international students for classes, on-campus accommodation and clubs and societies. Limerick has four facilities: Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Education and Health Sciences, Kemmy Business School, and Science and Engineering.
Fall, Spring, Academic Year and Summer Programs
Prerequisites: Completion of at least on year of university at time of entry to Ulster, accumulative GPA of 3.0. Previous coursework relative to the understanding of Northern Ireland
Housing: Varies by campus: apartments, residence halls or student houses; meal stipend or provide own meals
Details: Located in Belfast, Northern Ireland, the University of Ulster offers courses across several campuses.
Fall or spring (Southern hemisphere calendar)
Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing, 3.0 gpa, previous coursework in your field and relative to the understanding of New Zealand.
Housing: University assists students with accommodation options, ranging from residence halls with meal plans to student flats where students provide own meals.
Details:Study with local and international students in a medium sized university, the first in New Zealand; wide range of courses/papers offered in the Arts and Sciences many with a New Zealand flavor: Maori studies, environmental science, media and film, health, geology of New Zealand, performing arts; located in a vibrant city center.
Language: English, Norwegian language course possible in fall
Prereqs: Junior or senior standing, previous study of earth, environmental or life sciences, recommendation from department. (See Geology department and Laura Parmentier, Chemistry)
Housing: shared rooms, students provide own meals
Details: Study geology and ecology of western Norway with local and international students; three module courses: Geological processes (bedrock geology), Ecological and surface processes (glacial geology, vegetation ecology, limnology) and Fjord processes (fjord hydrography, fjord biology, fjord sedimentology); field-work in environments from alpine to marine; excursions.
Fall 10-week term plus pre-session course, or spring & summer terms
Prereqs: Minimum cum 2.8 gpa and in subjects relevant to your study plan.
Housing: on-campus accommodation with local and international students; shared kitchens; options for meals.
Details: Fall term students arrive early and choose from 2 courses (each worth 4 semester hours) with field trips and orientation; semester courses at all levels in the sciences including MCAT courses; study with local students; many other course options; international student body; shopping on the university campus outside of Lancaster, easy access to town.
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: University has switched to a semester system; 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, 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; study with local and international students.
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.
Prereqs: 1 yr. college chemistry, biology, calculus
Housing: Dormitory, 20-meal plan
Details: Study of ecological systems in the laboratory and in the field; 2 core courses covering aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems, 1 elective, independent research project; students report findings at a symposium; distinguished scientist seminar; science writing seminar.
Fall or spring
Prereqs: Open to all disciplines
Housing: On campus houses during first half, students provide own meals; on ship students assist in preparing meals
Details: 12-week interdisciplinary curriculum combining the sciences, social sciences, humanities, and public policy; scientific exploration both on shore and aboard a sailing ship at sea; Atlantic and Pacific cruises.
* Exceeds the cap on tuition transfer off-campus.
Ex = Exchange Program
D = Direct Enrollment
Ex/D = both Exchange and Direct Enrollment are available
P = Program Provider
Last Updated: 4/2016