Medieval Studies

I learned about how the Indian Subcontinent has fit in with the rest of the world since about the sixth century, something that does not often get talked about even in Medieval Studies classes.  I learned about an entirely different part of the Medieval world that I knew nothing about before.

Emily Kittel-Queller '13, ISEP: University of Hyderabad, India, Fall 2011

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

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

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.

United Kingdom – University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland

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. 

United Kingdom – University of York, York, England

Fall, Academic year  Language: English.  Prereq: 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: 12/10