Global Academy Program Types

GLOBAL ACADEMY ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE (faculty-led study abroad)

Student Volunteers -
Ecuador Spring Break 2013
  • Global Academy Courses are proposed and sponsored by NMU academic departments
  • are taught partially outside the United States (not including Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands and other US territories)
  • are generally offered from 10 days up to six weeks abroad
  • can be offered within an academic semester, during the summer,or between the fall and winter semesters
  • involve at least one NMU faculty member as primary course instructor
  • involve a group of students (typically 10 to 20) going to the same location for the same time period
  • are part of an NMU course for which students receive NMU academic credit|
  • are sponsored and directly managed by NMU 

GLOBAL ACADEMY INTERNSHIP / RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

  • are offered for NMU credit as directed study or departmental internship credit
  • supported with written agreements specifying terms for supervision and assessment
  • ​are registered as approved study abroad experiences with the International Programs Office

GLOBAL ACADEMY SERVICE PROJECT 

  • Global Academy Volunteer Experiences are offered in partnership with NMU's Superior Edge office
  • Participants must be registered in the Superior Edge program throughout the volunteer experience abroad
  • Proposals and procedures follow the general outline for Global Academy courses
  • Primary leadership may come from qualified NMU staff and/or NMU faculty


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