Published: Oct. 19, 2021

Where will you go this summer? CU Education Abroad has a ton of virtual info sessions coming up for summer courses taught abroad by CU Boulder faculty. Tune in this month.

Exploring Ancient Mexican Peoples & Ruins

Oct. 19 3:30 p.m. Zoom  Oaxaca, Mexico  ANTH 4300
Visit archaeological sites and experience an ongoing archaeological field project and get to see the excavations of a 1,200-year-old city and hear about the research from the archaeological team. Travel throughout the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca from highland valleys to the tropical Pacific coast and experience the languages, cuisine, art and culture of Oaxaca’s Indigenous peoples. Learn more at the Oct. 19 Zoom info session.

Karen Herrera overlooking Barcelona

Barcelona, Spain, 2019. Photo courtesy of Karen Herrera.

Primates of Vietnam

Oct. 20  5 p.m.  Zoom  Ho Chi Minh City, Cat Tien & Da Nang, Vietnam  ANTH 3770
Experience the biodiversity of Vietnam by exploring the floral and fauna of national parks, biosphere reserves, nature reserves, zoos and animal rescue centers across the south of Vietnam. Enjoy Vietnam’s world famous street foods and coffee culture while visiting historical sites and meeting with those who work in conservation organizations. Learn more at the Oct. 20 Zoom info session.

Identity, Arts & Ethics in Contemporary Norway

Oct. 20  4 p.m. Zoom  Oslo & Bergen, Norway  SCAN 3101
Explore how the traditionally homogenous Norwegian culture has changed over the past 30 years and how it is still changing today. Take a train through Norway’s breathtaking countryside from Bergen to Oslo and experience the natural wonders that have shaped so much of the Nordic identity. Learn more at the Oct. 20 Zoom info session.

London Finance Seminar & Internship

Oct. 20 7 p.m. Zoom  London, England  INBU 4910, FNCE 4060
Complete a part-time internship in London for credit, while taking advantage of access to numerous financial and business institutions in London on program site visits. Learn more at the Oct. 20 Zoom info session.

Voices of Vienna

Oct. 21 4 p.m. Zoom  Vienna, Austria  ENES 3720
This two-week program in May accommodates your busy schedule and allows time for independent travel after the program, directed by a CU instructor who has extensive knowledge of Vienna. Enjoy on-site lectures at major cultural and historical sites in and around Vienna. Learn more at the Oct. 21 Zoom info session.

New Venture Creation in the Heart of Europe

Oct. 25 5:30 p.m. Zoom  Paris, France  ESBM 4830, EMEN 4825
Spend six weeks living in Aix-en-Provence, a vibrant startup and cultural hub. Gain real-world skills by doing a for-credit internship and going through the process of launching a new venture. Visit local startups and come away with valuable experience for any field. Learn more at the Oct. 25 Zoom info session.

Politics & Culture

Oct. 25 4 p.m.  Zoom  Berlin, Germany  GRMN/HUMN 3802
Study the ties between modern art and politics in the cultural capital of Berlin and explore the emergence of Nazism and visit key sites from the Nazi regime. Fulfill your Upper Division Literature & the Arts Core or Arts & Humanities Gen Ed Credit while taking excursions to museums, galleries and theaters in Berlin. No previous knowledge of German required. Learn more at the Oct. 25 Zoom info session.

Writing in Ireland

Oct. 27 4 p.m. Zoom  Dublin, Ireland  WRTG 3020
Complete your writing requirement during a summer abroad. Celebrate the Bloomsday festival in Dublin, live and research on the University College Dublin campus and explore Ireland’s past and present while turning a critical lens on your own culture. Learn more at the Oct. 27 Zoom info session. 

Cultures of Activism

Oct. 27 4 p.m. Zoom  Dakar, Senegal  FREN 3400
Immerse yourself over a Maymester in the sights and sounds of Dakar, Senegal, one of Africa’s most exciting and vibrant capitals. Visit major world heritage sites, take in groundbreaking artworks and collaborate with a Senegalese activist theater troupe. Learn more at the Oct. 27 Zoom info session.

Global Seminar in Taiwan

Oct. 28  3:30 p.m.  Zoom 
Details are TBD. Join the Oct. 28 Zoom info session to learn more.

Scandinavian Witchcraft & Magic

Oct. 28 4:30 p.m. Zoom  Reykjavik, Iceland & Copenhagen, Denmark  SCAN 3302
Spend three weeks this summer learning about the history of Scandinavian witchcraft and magic in Iceland and Denmark. Gain an appreciation for the folk culture and customs of Scandinavia's Viking Age and medieval past. Live in Reykjavik and Copenhagen and visit surrounding sites to enhance your understanding of Icelandic and Danish history and culture. Learn more at the Oct. 28 Zoom info session. 

Conservation Biology & Practice in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest

Nov. 2  3:30 p.m. Zoom  Brazil or virtual  EBIO/ENVS 4340
Obtain hands-on experience in principles and practice of conservation biology. Learn about Brazil's other tropical forest––the Atlantic Forest, a threatened center of faunal and floral biodiversity. This program will be run either on-site or virtually in summer 2022, depending on the status of COVID-19 in Brazil. Learn more at the Nov. 2 Zoom info session.

Entrepreneurship & Empowerment

Nov. 3  5 p.m. Zoom  Cape Town, South Africa  INBU 4925, EMEN 4830
Be part of a consulting team working with local entrepreneurs in the townships of Cape Town and study alongside South African students at University of Western Cape. Learn about entrepreneurship and innovation and the critical role it plays in the economic development of a nation. Learn more at the Nov. 3 Zoom info session.

Conservation & Indigenous Peoples

Nov. 3 4 p.m. Zoom  Arusha, Tanzania  ANTH 4020
Study in a spectacular, peaceful African country famous for being the site of the largest wildlife migration on earth and home to Kilimanjaro, the tallest mountain in Africa. Live amongst Indigenous groups such as the Maasai and Hadzabe people, and learn about political ecology, culture, development and globalization. Learn more at the Nov. 3 Zoom info session. 

Culture Wars in Rome

Nov. 3 5:30 p.m.  Zoom  Rome, Italy  ENES 3700
This two-week program in May accommodates your summer schedule and allows time for potential independent travel after the program, directed by Professor Paul Diduch, who loves to share his expertise and will convince you that Culture Wars is, by far, the best way to experience Rome! Enjoy on-site lectures at major cultural and historical sites in and around Rome. Learn more at the Nov. 3 Zoom info session.

Dante in Florence

Nov. 3 4 p.m. Zoom  Florence, Italy  ITAL 4147
Explore Dante's most fantastic images in the Inferno, formed through references to the medieval art and architecture in Italy. Participate on day excursions to Pisa, Monteriggioni, Siena, Montaperti, and San Gimignano. Earn A&S Gen Ed: Arts & Humanities upper-division credit. No previous knowledge of Italian required. Learn more at the Nov. 3 Zoom info session.

French Connections

Nov. 4 4 p.m. Zoom  Bordeaux, France  IAFS 3500
Learn from French professors the pressing issues and current events affecting one of Europe’s most influential countries. Sit on the banks of the Garonne River and enjoy the park atmosphere with French locals. Fulfill the major degree requirements in IAFS, HIST or PSCI. Learn more at the Nov. 4 Zoom info session.

Underground Paris

Nov. 9 5 p.m. Zoom  Paris, France  FREN 3450
Wander the literal “underground” of Paris through its catacombs, jazz caves and metro while exploring the figurative “underground” of Paris’ history. Immerse yourself in French culture with CU faculty who have spent extensive time studying, living, and working in Paris and France. Learn more at the Nov. 9 Zoom info session.

Lisbon as a Global City: Cosmopolitanism, Diversity & Innovation

Nov. 10 4:30 p.m.  Zoom  Lisbon, Portugal  PORT 3170
Explore the cosmopolitan and multicultural city of Lisbon. Classes will include field trips to emblematic buildings, monuments and museums. Understand how multicultural heritage can shape sustainable and socially responsible organizations and enterprises. Learn more at the Nov. 10 Zoom info session.