Published: Nov. 6, 2017
Peace Wall in Northern Ireland

Peace Wall in Northern Ireland (Photo by Alison Castel)

Are you interested in studying abroad but aren't sure where to start? Join one of several interest meetings taking place Nov. 7–30 to find the right Education Abroad Global Seminar for you.

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Conservation Biology & Practice in Brazil's Atlantic Forest

Interest Meeting
Wednesday, Nov. 8, 3:30 p.m.
Hellems Arts and Sciences, room 137

Earn 3 credits this May in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest on this exciting Global Seminar. Obtain hands-on experience in the principles and practice of conservation biology. Experience operational conservation programs in the Pontal do Paranapanema, participate in community-based conservation solutions, experience Iguaçu Falls National Park and much more! 

Students from a range of disciplines with an interest in conservation are encouraged to apply. Offered as EBIO 4340/5340 and ENVS 4340/5340, this course fulfills the EBIO lab/field and 4000-course major requirements and ENVS's application and specialization requirements.

Learn more at the Nov. 8 informational meeting with the director.


Dante in Florence

Interest Meeting
Wednesday, Nov. 8, 5 p.m.
Center for Community, room S341

Spend Maymester with CU Boulder’s Suzanne Magnanini in Italy, exploring Florence’s historic streets. Learn about Dante, his Inferno, paintings and frescoes inspired by the poem. 

The course fulfills upper-division Literature & the Arts core. You don't have to know any Italian to spend part of your summer studying in Italy! Come learn more at the informational meeting Nov. 8.


Peace & Conflict in Northern Ireland

Interest Meeting
Thursday, Nov. 9, 5:15 p.m.
Center for Community, room N215

Spend Maymester 2018 exploring the history and beauty of Northern Ireland. Immerse yourself in a post-conflict society and learn cutting-edge approaches to peacebuilding from experts on the ground. Plus, visit sites like the ancient Giant’s Causeway, Titanic Museum and Game of Thrones filming locations! 

Learn more at the Nov. 9 interest meeting with the director Alison Castel.


Summer internships abroad

Are you interested in earning academic credit through a summer international internship? Check out these interest meetings.

International Affairs Interest Meeting
Tuesday, Nov. 14, noon
Center for Community, room S350

Leeds School of Business Interest Meeting
Tuesday, Nov. 14, 5 p.m.
Koelbel Building, room S233


Cultures of Activism in Dakar, Senegal

Interest Meeting
Thursday, Nov. 30, 5 p.m.
Center for Community, room N215

Spend Maymester differently this year and travel to Dakar, Senegal, for a 3-week, 3-credit course. Explore social justice and global development in the context of Senegal's rich cultural heritage while collaborating with a Senegalese activist theater troupe.

No language background required! Learn more at the Nov. 30 interest meeting with faculty director Brian Quinn.