Published: Feb. 5, 2018
Students and locals watching the sunset in Tanzania

Students and locals watching the sunset in Tanzania (Photo by Megan Barrie).

Are you interested in studying abroad but not sure where to start? Join one of several events and interest meetings taking place Feb. 6 and Feb. 8 to find the right Education Abroad seminar for you.

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Upcoming deadlines for Education Abroad programs this summer range from October through March 1; fall program deadlines range from Feb. 1 to March 1. Don’t miss your chance to enhance your college experience with overseas studies!

Tuesdsay, Feb. 6

Alumni event: Traveler’s Tales 

Are you an Education Abroad returnee with stories to tell? Interested in connecting with other Education Abroad alumni? Considering a program abroad but unsure where to start? Join for a cup of coffee or tea and share your stories with other alumni from 5 to 6 p.m. at Innisfree on The Hill.

Info session: Sustainable Potable Water Supply Systems in Chile

Calling all engineering students! Earn 3 credits in Chile this summer studying the application of rural water-supply systems. Travel to local communities and learn about these systems directly from the community members who run them. This program includes excursions, museum visits, architectural tours through Santiago, a cooking class and more! Learn more at an informational meeting with the director, Karl Linden, from 4 to 4:30 p.m. in ECCR 105.

Thursday, Feb. 8

Info session: Cultures of Activism (Dakar, Senegal) 

Spend Maymester differently this year and travel to Dakar, Senegal, for a three-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! Join the interest meeting with faculty director Brian Quinn at 5 p.m. in C4C S341.

Info session: Barcelona Literature & Culture

Attend class and live in Barcelona on this exciting Global Seminar! Earn 6 credits in five weeks while completing SPAN 3270 (fulfills the Human Diversity core requirement) and SPAN 3230. Participate in excursions to world-class museums and theaters; see the remarkable street culture and more. Great for SPAN, SPPR, IAFS and other majors. Learn more at 4:30 p.m. in UMC 386.

Info session: The Medellín Practicum/Studio

Spend your summer in Colombia while earning 9 credits! Study planning and urban-design methodologies in the innovative city of Medellín on this exciting Global Seminar. Integrate with locals by engaging with a marginalized community and working side-by-side with community members in the production of a plan for neighborhood development. The program includes special guest lectures, various site visits around the city and tours of local museums and festivals. Learn more at an informational meeting with the director, Jota Samper, from 5 to 5:30 p.m. in C4C N215.