NMU Faculty-led Study Abroad Programs
 

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Join an NMU Faculty-led study abroad program

What is a faculty-led study abroad program?

  • Academic courses initiated, organized, and carried out by NMU faculty, with assistance from the International Programs office.

  • Involve classroom meetings and coursework before and/or after travel abroad.

  • Experience-rich, with cultural activities, visits to museums and performances, field studies, guest lectures, and more.

  • Count for direct NMU credit.

  • International program fee covers housing, ground transportation, some meals, cultural activities, and other local arrangements.

  • Financial aid can apply.

  • Students interested in participating in a FLSA must turn in the completed FLSA Application to the International Programs office, 2101 Hedgcock.

  • After review by the faculty leader(s), successful applicants will receive an admission packet with follow-up forms and a set of deposit slips specific to their program account. While a deposit is not required with your FLSA application, you must pay the deposit by the due date in order to secure your place in the program. Questions? Contact goabroad@nmu.edu.  For additional information about a specific program, please contact the course instructor or International Programs at 227-2510

    2015 Proposed Programs* - More Information Available in July on your MyNMU Student tab; click on "Study Abroad" for our NEW SEARCH ENGINE. 

 

AUSTRIA

The culture, history and beauty of Vienna, Austria – a World Heritage historic site. Students take daily courses in intensive German language at Cultura Wien and visit historic sites.

 

 

BELIZE

HE/NU 386: Interdisciplinary Study in Global Health - Latin America has moved its home base to beautiful Belize. You will combine academic studies with service learning that really makes an impact. Counts as upper-division, World Cultures credit.

 

 

BONAIRE

NEW in 2015 – join master scuba diver, Scott Thomas from HPER, on this spring break program in sunny Bonaire.  Qualified students will receive 7 certifications for the one-week program.

 

 

BRAZIL

NMU offers 2 excellent short-term programs for Brazil in 2015/2016: 

MPA students can travel with Mitch Klett (Education, Leadership and Public Service) in May, for credit in the Masters of Public Administration:

 

Undergraduates are invited to travel in May, with Communications Department faculty, including Shawn Davis, for an exciting new course: Environmental Communication and Social Science Issues in Brazil. 

 

 

COSTA RICA

RE495 is back again over winter break, with leadership in 2015 provided by Professor Scott Jordan (HPER).   Learn about management of eco-tourism, and get a hands-on opportunity to plan for sustainable programs.

 

 

CUBA

NMU is still on the leading edge with programming in Cuba – what a great opportunity to see social change and diplomacy in action!  This is a 4-credit winter course, with travel to Cuba in May. 

 

 

NORTHERN EUROPE

This is one of NMU’s longest running short-term programs.  Students have a wonderful opportunity to travel with an expert on Western European language and culture, Dr. Nell Kupper (MLL).  Students travel as a group to Amsterdam, Netherlands, Brussels, Belgium and the City of Lights – Paris, France.  Course typically counts as upper-division French and/or honors credit.

 

 

POLAND

Like Brazil – NMU is offering 2 amazing short-term opportunities in Poland for the academic year, 2015-16.

Join Recreational Education leader, David Kronk, on a first-time offering of Ecotourism of Poland, and explore the environmental issues of national parks in the Carpathian mountsains.

 

NEW – Professor Weronica Kusek (EEGS) leads students on an amazing short-term program to her native land, including stays in historic cities of Krakow, Wieliczka, and Pozan.  Program includes a visit to Auschwitz, infamous site of  a WWII work camp.

 

 

SPAIN

Did you envy this year’s  advanced Spanish students as they explored the historic university city of Salamanca, Spain?  Check out their program on Facebook, search “Languages at Northern Michigan University.” This could be you in May 2016!  Join MLL professors and earn 8 credits of Spanish language.