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Fall 2014 Study Abroad Fair!

The Fall Study Abroad Fair will be held Thursday, September 18th from 10:00 – 2:00, in Phoenix Room C

Students will have the opportunity to learn about the 200+ domestic and international study programs available.  Study abroad advisors and program representatives will be on site to answer questions and assist students in learning about these amazing opportunities!  Whether you wish to study abroad for a few weeks, a semester, or a full year we have a program that will fit your needs – come check it out!

Winter Travel Courses:

  • Argentina (Spanish)
  • Brazil (Nursing)
  • Cuba (Education)
  • Cuernavaca, Mexico (Business, Education, Nursing, & Social Work)
  • Ecuador (URS & Geography)
  • Italy (Hum Stud)
  • London (History & Hum Stud)
  • South Africa- Cape Town (DJS)
  • South Africa- Port Elizabeth (Hum Dev)

Winter Study Programs:

  • Hessen Winter University (Germany – Kassel)

Semester/Year-long:

  • Denmark
  • France
  • Germany (Kassel & Hessen Exchange)
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Mexico
  • Spain (Bilbao & Leon)
  • Scotland (Aberdeen, Glasgow, & Stirling)
  • Student Teaching (Cuernavaca/International)
  • National Student Exchange (locations in the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands)

Fall Program Information Sessions

We have study abroad information sessions to fit your needs!!  Check these out in the upcoming weeks:

Business Programs - Wednesday, Sept. 17th @ 3:00pm

Winter Travel Courses – Tuesday, Sept. 23rd @ 4:00pm AND Wednesday, Sept. 24th @ 12:00

German Programs – Thursday, Sept. 25th @ 2:00pm

Spanish Programs – Thursday, Sept. 25th @ 4:30pm

Poli Sci & Global Studies Programs - TBD

*All sessions will be located in the Office of International Education (CL 207) unless otherwise noted*

 

First Steps to Study Abroad

Interested in Study Abroad?  Not sure where to start or have specific questions?  Stop by a First Steps to Study Abroad Information Session!

They are held:

Every Tuesday  @ 2:00

Every Wednesday @ 12:00

In the Office of International Education (CL 207) during the semester.  Stop by!

Deadline Approaching!

APPLICATION DEADLINE!  The deadline for winter travel courses, student teaching,  and spring 2015 semester programs is October 1st!  Start your application today at:

http://uwgb.studioabroad.com/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ListAll

Fall Study Abroad Fair!

The Fall Study Abroad Fair will be held Tuesday, September 17th from 10:00 – 2:00, in Phoenix Ball Room C

Students will have the opportunity to attend the Fall Study Abroad Fair and learn about the 200+ domestic and international study programs available.  Study abroad advisors and program representatives will be on site to answer questions and assist students in learning about these amazing opportunities!  Whether you wish to study abroad for a few weeks, a semester, or a full year we have a program that will fit your needs – come check it out!

Winter Travel Courses (Over Winter Break):

  • Costa Rica
  • Cuernavaca, Mexico
  • Argentina
  • Ecuador
  • Kassel, Germany – International Winter University

Semester/Year-long

  • Denmark
  • France
  • Germany
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Mexico
  • Scotland
  • National Student Exchange (locations in the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands)

Study Abroad Info Sessions

Want to learn more about certain programs?  Not sure if there is a program right for you?  Come find out more at one of our fall information sessions:

Communication:  Tues. Sept. 10th @ 2:00 in  the Office of International Education (CL 207)

Business: Tues. Sept. 10th @ 3:30pm in UU 103

Winter Travel Courses: Wed. Sept. 11th @ 2:00 in  the Office of International Education (CL 207)

German Language: Thurs. Sept. 12th @ 3:30pm in UU 103

Spanish Language: Tues. Sept. 17th @ 3:30pm in UU 103

Political Science & Global Studies: Thurs. Sept. 19th @ 3:30pm in UU 103

Get the Scoop on Study Abroad!

Get the Scoop:

FREE Ice Cream!  Who doesn’t want it?!?  Come to GET THE SCOOP on Study Abroad learn about Study Abroad Programs on campus AND get a free sundae.  When?  TOMORROW (Sept. 4th) from 10:30-1:30 (or until supplies last) in the University Union by the Bookstore.  See you there!

It’s not too early to think about Winter Travel Courses!

Check out our website (Destinations, then search for Winter courses) to see what is being offered this coming winter!  More information regarding costs, dates, and specific itineraries will come over the summer.  The courses offered (with focus) are:

Argentina (Spanish)
Costa Rica (Env. Sci./Biology)
Cuernavaca, Mexico (Education, Business, Nursing & Social Work)
Ecuador (First Nations Studies)
St. Kitts & Nevis, Caribbean Islands (Nursing)

All deadlines for applications are October 1st

The Office of International Education is open ALL summer, so call, email, or stop in with questions!

Alicante Deadline Extended!

For those of you kicking yourselves that you missed the application deadline, the study abroad gods are smiling down on you today!  The application deadline for our summer travel course to beautiful Alicante, Spain has been extended to NEXT Friday, March 15th!!  This 6 credit program is the perfect venue to improve your Spanish language skills while experiencing Spain for 5 weeks!

See the full program brochure here: UWGB in Alicante

Spring Scholarship for Short-Term Study Abroad trips!

For those students applying for short-term study abroad trips this summer, we encourage you to check out the Global Studies scholarship!  This is a great way to fund your study abroad venture!

The recipient shall be chosen by the Global Studies Scholarship Selection Committee using the following selection criteria (based on the time of application):

  • Student must be enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at UW-Green Bay;
  • Student must be participating in a short-term study abroad trip (2-3 weeks in duration) outside of the United States that is led by a UW-Green Bay faculty member (preference given to those participating in a trip led by a Global Studies faculty member);
  • Student must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of a 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale);
  • Student must complete a two-page essay detailing financial need, describing the short-term study abroad opportunity, and highlighting the benefits of the proposed trip to the student. A resume (or CV) must also be submitted to the selection committee.
  • The scholarship shall be given semi-annually as funding permits, with $300 available during the Winterim and $300 in the Summer session.

Please submit all required materials electronically to Katia Levintova, Global Studies Chair (levintoe@uwgb.edu).

The application deadline for this scholarship is April 1st, 2013.

Good Luck!!