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A number of student personnel oriented graduate programs run intensive study programs, primarily, abroad. As we become aware of program offerings they will be listed on this page.

To have your program listed, please send an email to with the following information:

  1. Program website
  2. Name of Program
  3. Contact person and their email
  4. Sponsoring institution
  5. Dates of program
  6. One paragraph abstract

  • South African Study Tour
    Contact: Dr. Ellen Broido
    Email/Phone: ebroido@BGSU.EDU
    Sponsoring Institution: Bowling Green State University
    Dates: May 16 - May 31, 2015
    The course is designed for graduate students in higher education and student affairs programs, student affairs professionals, and other university administrators and graduate students who wish to gain exposure to a different culture, examine the effects of that culture on a country's system of higher education, and explore the effects of international exchange on students, faculty, and administrators.

  • International Higher Education: Discovering Universities in the European Context
    Contact: Professor Christine M. Imbra
    Email/Phone: or 320-308-1689
    Sponsoring Institution: St. Cloud State University
    Dates: May 16 - May 31, 2015 (Deadline to apply is February 1, 2015)
    This three-credit course, to be held at University of Macerata, Italy, is designed and developed to provide students with an education abroad experience. The course is primarily focused on discussion, practice, and comparative analysis - current and critical issues impacting Italian higher education are compared to current and critical issues impacting U.S. higher education. During the course students participate in a 20-hour internship while at the University of Macerata (UNIMC), in Macerata, Italy, working with Italian academics in a variety of university offices, giving students hands-on exposure to Italian higher education. In addition, students take three classes at UNIMC, taught by Italian professors. Finally, tours of other Italian universities, cities, and historical landmarks and businesses provide students with an overview of the Italian culture, people, food, and language. This unique course will present participants with an unforgettable cultural and academic experience. The course is open to any graduate or doctoral student who attends an accredited institution and is enrolled in a Student Affairs, Higher Education, College Counseling or related program.

  • Becoming Global Citizens in Ecuador
    Contact: Dr. Raul Leon
    Sponsoring Institution: Eastern Michigan University
    Dates: May 19-30 2015
    Ecuador stands as one the most bio-diverse countries on the planet. This study abroad program will take place in Quito, the country's capital, recognized as the 'cultural capital' of Latin America, and described as 'the most beautiful big city in South America." This short-term study abroad program will allow students to explore Ecuador from a multi-disciplinary perspective, with a particular emphasis on the idea of developing łglobal citizens.˛ Through films, short articles, stories, local news papers, guest speakers, and fieldtrips, students will compare and contrast the higher education system in Ecuador with the U.S. The course will provide opportunities to examine current challenges and opportunities, allowing students to experience, scrutinize, and reflect upon these issues from a global perspective.

  • The Psychology of Power Authority in Cross-Cultural Leadership: Lessons from Rome
    Contact: Dr. John P. Dugan, Associate Professor, Higher Education
    Sponsoring Institution: Loyola University Chicago, School of Education
    Dates: July 5-18 2015
    This class uses Rome as a laboratory to explore the complex ways in which power and authority influence leadership. The class uses the rich history of a Rome as a connection point to considerations of these issues as they relate to the higher education context. Classes are taught almost exclusively at sites across the city of Rome including the Colosseum Vatican Museum, Roman Forum, Jewish Ghetto, and many others.