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Websites - International Graduate Study Programs

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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 Stuart@StudentAffairs.com 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

  • Becoming Global Citizens in Ecuador
    Contact: Dr. Raul Leon
    Email: rleon1@emich.edu
    Sponsoring Institution: Eastern Michigan University
    Dates: May 18 - May 28, 2017
    This short-term study abroad program will allow students to examine higher education reform in Ecuador and the concept of "global citizenship" from a mulch-disciplinary perspective.The course will provide opportunities to examine current challenges and opportunities, allowing students to experience, scrutinize, and reflect upon these issues in a global context.

  • Higher Education and Student Affairs in South Africa
    Contact: Krystal Allen and Dr. Christina Lunceford
    Email: knallen@bgsu.edu and cjlunce@bgsu.edu
    Sponsoring Institution: Bowling Green Street University
    Dates: May 12 - May 28, 2017
    CSP 6940: International Perspectives on Higher Education and Student Affairs - South Africa is an opportunity for participants to gain an understanding of the cultural and educational systems in South Africa by traveling abroad and experiencing higher education first hand. This course is designed specifically for graduate students in higher education and student affairs as well as higher education professionals and faculty who wish to gain exposure to different cultures, examine the effects of culture on a country's system of higher education, and explore the actual and potential effects of international exchanges of students, faculty, and administrators on higher education. It is assumed that all course participants will be familiar with theories of student learning and development; practices in student affairs; and the history, philosophy, governance, and administration of colleges and universities in the United States. 1-3 credit hours.

  • Europe and Transatlantic Dialogue
    Contact: Jessica Reagan and Maureen Wilson
    Email: jreagan@bgsu.edu and mewilso@bgsu.edu
    Sponsoring Institution: Bowling Green Street University
    Dates: May 13 - May 29, 2017
    CSP 6940: International Perspectives on Higher Education and Student Affairs – Europe is an opportunity for participants to gain an understanding of the cultural and educational systems in Europe (specifically France, Belgium, Luxembourg, and Germany) by traveling abroad and experiencing European higher education first hand. This course is designed specifically for graduate students in higher education and student affairs as well as higher education professionals who wish to gain exposure to different cultures, examine the effects of culture on a country's system of higher education, and explore the actual and potential effects of international exchanges of students, faculty, and administrators on higher education. It is assumed that all workshop participants will be familiar with theories of student learning and development; practices in student affairs; and the history, philosophy, governance, and administration of colleges and universities in the United States. 1-3 credit hours.

  • Comparative University Systems: Higher Education in Italy
    Contact: Joyce Wellinger
    Email: joyce.wellinger@stonybrook.edu
    Sponsoring Institution: Higher Education Administration Program, School of Professional Development, Stony Brook University
    Dates: May 21 - June 2, 2017
    This is an exciting and wonderful 13 day travel study opportunity where graduate students will visit seven universities and institutions in the historic cities of Florence, Siena, Bologna and Pisa. Course participants will learn about the history of higher education in Italy, develop an understanding of the critical issues that impact students, faculty and administrators in Italy's higher education institutions today. They will then compare and contrast this experience to colleges and universities in the United States. Students will gain an academic and cultural experience that will contribute to their global knowledge and inter-cultural competency since they are integral components of today's university strategy.

  • Comparative University Systems: Higher Education in China
    Contact: Dr. Frank H. Shih, Lecturer, School of Professional Studies; Director Study Abroad Programs, Stony Brook University
    Email: frank.shih@stonybrook.edu
    Sponsoring Institution: Higher Education Administration Program, School of Professional Studies, Stony Brook University
    Dates: May 19 - June 2, 2017
    Traveling in China for 14 days this exciting course enriches knowledge of international education and the contemporary Chinese college student. Taught by a faculty member with a broad understanding of Chinese culture and educational institutions, the 3-credit graduate course “Comparative University Systems: Higher Education in China” provides a global experience for aspiring higher education administrators. The itinerary comprises visits to five universities and major cultural sites in seven Chinese cities. A unique feature is the pairing of participants with Chinese undergraduates at each of the universities. The local students serve as personal campus guides and host lunch at their favorite campus eatery. The individual interactions complement lectures by faculty on the administrative and student services structures of higher education in China. Excursions to major cultural sites add to the excitement of visiting the world’s oldest continuing civilization.