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Short-Term Study Abroad/Away

2017/2018

For more information contact Maren Stoddard Mack, stoddard@augsburg.edu



2017/2018 Programs
WINTER BREAK 2018

Harry Potter to #Brexit: Youth Culture and Social Change in the UK


SPRING BREAK 2018
Model UN

Indigenous Social Activism in Chiapas, Mexico

SUMMER 2018

Thailand & Laos: Diversity and Inequality in Global Professional Practice
Denmark & Iceland: The Dark Side of the Happy City
Interfaith Engagement in Palestine & Israel
Economic & Cultural Change in Greece
Art Performing Social Change in Puerto Rico
Music Therapy in China
Language and Culture in Mexico

These programs were available during the 2016/17 Academic Year:
Faith, Vocation and Social Change in Central America 
Food, Justice and Sustainability in Mexico
Medieval Pilgrimage in France
Science and Religion in Germany
Roads to Rome
Psychology and Education in Slovenia
Music Therapy in China: Chongqing Burn Camp

 



 Harry Potter to #Brexit: Youth Culture and Social Change in the UK
Location: United Kingdom
Professor: Adriane Brown
Course:

  • WST 220 - Topics (waiting for approval) (fulfills LAF Humanities (pending approval) Augsburg Experience Youth Studies Minor and WST studies Major/Minor Elective)
  • Fulfills Augsburg Experience
Travel Dates: December 28, 2017 to January 7, 2018
Cost: approx $4,400 (includes tuition, airfare, room & meals, excursions)
Deadline & Application: September 15, 2017. Harry Potter to #Brexit Application and Brochure.

Model UN
Location: New York, NY
Professors: Joe Underhill or Liz Klages
Course:
  • POL 368 - Model UN (fulfills elective credit)
  • Fulfills Augsburg Experience
Travel Dates: late March - not during spring break
Cost: $500
Deadline & Application: November 1, 2017. Model UN Application and Brochure. 

Indigenous Social Activism in Chiapas, Mexico
Location: Chiapas, Mexico
Professors: Elise Marrubio & Joseph Towle
Courses:
  • AIS 305 - Indigenous Issues of the Americas (fulfills elective credit)
  • AIS 490 - Indigenous Issues of the Americas (fulfills Keystone)
  • CCS 295 - Topics: Global Crossroads & Indigenous Resistance in Chiapas, Mexico (meets requirement for CCS major of one travel seminar and an elective)
  • SPA 495 - Topics: Global Crossroads & Indigenous Resistance in Chiapas, Mexico (meets requirement for one culture class or one elective for the SPA major or minor)
  • Fulfills Augsburg Experience
Travel Dates: March 10-18, 2018
Cost: TBD
Deadline & Application: November 1, 2017. Indigenous Social Activism in Chiapas, Mexico Application and Brochure.

Diversity and Inequality in Global Professional Practice
Location: Thailand and Laos
Professor: Bibiana Koh
Course:
  • SWK 280 - Diversity and Inequality in Global Professional Practice (required for social work majors, or elective credit for non-majors)
  • Augsburg Experience
Travel Dates: April 30 - May 13, 2018
Cost: TBD
Deadline & Application: January 31, 2018. Diversity and Inequality in Global Professional Practice Application and Brochure. 

The Dark Side of the Happy City
Location: Denmark and Iceland
Professors: Nancy Fischer & Doug Green
Courses:
  • SOC 111 - City Life: Introduction to Urban Sociology (fulfills Social & Behavioral Sciences LAF)
  • ENL 270 - Themes (fulfills Humanities LAF)
  • Fulfills Augsburg Experience
Travel Dates: May 2018
Cost: TBD
Deadline & Application: January 31, 2018. The Dark Side of the Happy City Application and Brochure.
 

Interfaith Engagement in Palestine & Israel
Location: Palestine and Israel
Professors: Mark Hanson & Fardosa Hassan
Courses:
  • REL 205 - Topics: Interfaith Engagement in Palestine & Israel (fulfills REL 205 - Search for Meaning II OR Humanities LAF)
  • REL 490 - Topics: Interfaith Engagement in Palestine & Israel (fulfills Keystone or Search for Meaning II)
  • Fulfills Augsburg Experience
Travel Dates: May 2018
Cost: TBD
Deadline & Application: January 31, 2018. Interfaith Engagement in Palestine & Israel Application and Brochure.

Economic & Cultural Change in Greece
Location: Greece
Professors: Phyllis Kapetenakis & Stella Hofrenning
Courses:
  • KEY 490 - Economic & Cultural Change in Greece (fulfills Keystone)
  • BUS 495 - Topics: Economic Crisis, Small Business & Ethics in Greece
  • ECON 495 - Topics: Economic Crisis, Small Business & Ethics in Greece
  • Fulfills Augsburg Experience
Travel Dates: Summer 2018
Cost: TBD
Deadline & Application: January 31, 2018. Economic & Cultural Change in Greece Application and Brochure.

Art Performing Social Change in Puerto Rico
Location: Puerto Rico, USA
Professor: Beliza Torres Narvaez
Course:
  • THR 295 - Topics: Art Performing Social Change in Puerto Rico (fulfills LAF Fine Arts)
  • Fulfills Augsburg Experience
Travel Dates: Summer 2018
Cost: TBD
Deadline & Application: January 31, 2018. Art Performing Social Change Application and Brochure.
 

Music Therapy in China
Location: China
Professor: Annie Heiderscheit
Courses:
  • MUS 375 - Practicum
  • MUS 475 - Practicum
  • MUS 582 - Transcultural Music Therapy II
  • Fulfills Augsburg Experience
Travel Dates: July 12-28, 2018
Cost: TBD
Deadline & Application: January 31, 2018. Music Therapy in China Application and Brochure.


Language and Culture
Location: Mexico
Professor: Ann Lutterman-Aguilar
Courses:
  • Spanish Language - Up to 16 different courses available, ranging from beginning-advanced (fulfills Modern Language 1 and/or 2; major/minor requirements)
  • SPA/ART 231 - Precolumbian, Colonial, and Contemporary Mexican Art (fulfils LAF Fine Arts)
  • WEL 119 - Latin Dance (fulfills Wellness requirement)
  • Internship
  • Independent Study
Travel Dates:
The summer semester is organized into five "blocks” of 3.5 weeks of time. Students may take anywhere from 1-5 blocks.
We will have blocks available in May, June, July, August 2018 - exact dates will be announced fall 2017.
Cost: TBD
Deadline & Application: April 1, 2018. Language and Culture in Mexico application and brochure. 
 

Program: Faith, Vocation and Social Change in Central America
DEADLINE PASSED

Location: Nicaragua
Professor: Matt Maruggi
Course(s): Choose one course:
  • REL 490 (religion core requirement or Search for Meaning II) 
  • REL 480 (Keystone)
Travel Dates: Spring Break,March 10-19, 2017
Deadline & Application: November 1, 2016. Faith, Vocation, and Social Change in Central America application and brochure. 
 
Program: Food, Justice and Sustainability in Mexico
DEADLINE PASSED

Location:
 Mexico
Professors: Allyson Green and Joe Underhill
Course(s): Choose one course:
  • SWK 210
  • POL 160 (LAF Social & Behavioral Sciences)
Travel Dates: Spring Break,March 11-19, 2017
Deadline & Application: November 1, 2016. Food, Justice and Sustainability in Mexico application and brochure
 
Program: Medieval Pilgrimage in France
DEADLINE PASSED

Location: France
Professor: Philip Adamo
Course(s): HIS 195 (LAF-Humanities) OR HON 495
Travel Dates: Online course during May, then choose one travel week:
  • June 4-11, 2017
  • June 11-18, 2017
  • June 18 to 24, 2017
Deadline & Application: February 24, 2017. Medieval Pilgrimage in France application and brochure
 
Program: Science and Religion in Germany
DEADLINE PASSED

Location: Germany
Professors: Michael Wentzel and Hans Wiersma
Course(s): Choose one or two courses (if two are taken, one must be REL 205):
  • CHM 102: Natural Sciences and Math w/ Lab, requires 4-5 lab sessions pre-departure
  • SCI 490: Science Keystone
  • REL 205/HON 200: Humanities LAF OR Search for Meaning II
Travel Dates: May 6-20, 2017 
Deadline & Application: January 31, 2017. Science and Religion in Germany application and brochure
 
Program: Roads to Rome
PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Location:
 Italy

Deadline & Application: CANCELLED
 
Program: Psychology and Education in Slovenia
DEADLINE PASSED

Location:
 Slovenia
Professors: Stacy Freiheit and Joseph Erickson
Course(s): Choose one or two courses (two courses recommended):
  • EDC 490/580 or EDC 499/599
  • PSY 295/HON 495
Travel Dates: May 6-20, 2017
Deadline & Application: January 31, 2017. Psychology and Education in Slovenia application and brochure


Program: Music Therapy in China: Chongqing Burn Camp
DEADLINE PASSED

Location:
 China
Professor: Annie Heiderscheit
Course(s): Choose one:
  • MUS 374: Music Therapy Practicum
  • MUS 582: Transcultural Music Therapy II
Travel Dates: July 2017 (dates TBD)
Deadline & Application: March 1, 2017. Music Therapy in China application and brochure

Questions?
Visit us in the Study Abroad/Away office, lower level of Christensen, or email Maren Stoddard Mack, stoddard@augsburg.edu.