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This is a listing of all the featured programs in the program catalog. You can view the brochure for any of these programs by clicking on the program name.
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+ CGEE Diversity Scholarships
Terms: Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer
Description: Augsburg CGEE Diversity Scholarships The Center for Global Education and Experience offers scholarships to all eligible students applying to Augsburg-CGEE semester and summer programs abroad whose participation contributes to an intentional ly[...]
+ CGEE Early Award Need-Based Scholarship
Terms: Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer
Description: Augsburg CGEE Early Award Need Based Scholarship The Center for Global Education and Experience offers early-award scholarships to all eligible students applying to Augsburg-CGEE semester and summer programs at our study center programs* (Mexico, [...]
Augsburg Exchange: American College of Greece (Exchange) Athens, Greece
Terms: Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester Description: Overview Location: Athens, Greece Description Located in Athens, and originally founded in 1875 Smyrna, DEREE - The American College of Greece is the oldest American accredited college in Europe and the largest private institutio n[...]
Augsburg Exchange: American University of Beirut (Exchange) Beirut, Lebanon
Terms: Fall Semester, Spring Semester Description: Overview Location: Beirut, Lebanon In Roman times, Beirut was a flourishing port city and the site of a famous law school. Today it is once again a vibrant and welcoming center of commerce and education: its rebuilt downtown market, o r Souk, is[...]
Augsburg Exchange: Arcada University (Exchange) Helsinki, Finland
Terms: Fall Semester, Spring Semester Description: Overview Location: Helsinki, Finland Description Arcada University is a vibrant, innovative institution with about 2,000 students. Fifty nations are currently represented in the student body, giving the school a truly inter national[...]
Augsburg Exchange: Hong Kong Baptist University (Exchange) Hong Kong, China
Terms: Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester Description: Overview Location: Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong Description Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) offers one semester and one year exchanges, and the freedom to take courses from across our undergraduate programs. Experienced and car ing[...]
Augsburg Exchange: NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Exchange) Trondheim, Norway
Terms: Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester Description: Overview Location: Trondheim, Norway Trondheim is well known as a top location for students and academics, and the city is regularly rated as the best student town in Norway. Out of the total population of [...]
Augsburg Exchange: Nord University (Exchange) Bodø, Norway
Terms: Fall Semester, Spring Semester Description: Overview   Location: Bodø, Norway Bodø lies just above the Arctic Circle, but the climate is surprisingly mild, thanks to the Gulf Stream bringing warm air from the Gulf of Mexico.  It is set [...]
Augsburg Exchange: Oslo Metropolitan University (Exchange) Oslo, Norway
Terms: Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester Description: Overview   Location: Oslo, Norway   Description Oslo is located in southeastern Norway at the head of the Oslo Fjord.  With a population of 1.4 million it is the country's largest city and its cultur al,[...]
Augsburg Exchange: Sejong University (Exchange) Seoul, South Korea
Terms: Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester Description: Overview Location: Seoul, South Korea Description A private university located in Seoul, South Korea. The history of Sejong University dates to 1940 when a trust established the Kyung Sung Humanities Institute. In 1978, t he[...]
Augsburg Exchange: Sungshin Women's University (Exchange) Seoul, South Korea
Terms: Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester Description: Overview Location: Seoul, South Korea Description Educational Motto: Embrace sincerity and faith, strive for new knowledge, act independently.   Sungshin University was founded by Dr. Sook-chong Lee as an outgrowth of [...]
Augsburg Exchange: UiT: The Arctic University of Norway (Exchange) Harstad, Norway
Terms: Fall Semester Description: Academics Academics The programme targets students who aspire to work within marketing and communication in the future, as well as people already working within the field of marketing and communication in a company or an organisation [...]
Augsburg Exchange: United International College (UIC) (Exchange) Zhuhai, China
Terms: Academic Year, Spring Semester Description: Overview   Location: Zhuhai, China Zhuhai is a city of approx. 3 million people in Southern China's Guangdong Province, in the southwest of the Pearl River estuary. It is a key point of the 21st-Century Maritime Sil k[...]
Augsburg Exchange: Universidad Centroamericana (UCA) (Exchange) Managua, Nicaragua
Terms: Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester Description: Overview Location: Managua, Nicaragua   Description The UCA was founded in July 1960 by the Society of Jesus, and was the first private university in Central America   Co-curricular activities include classes, which me et[...]
Augsburg Exchange: University of Warwick (Exchange) Coventry, United Kingdom
Terms: Academic Year, Spring Semester Description: Overview Location: Coventry, Warwickshire The University of Warwick is a world-class campus university, ranked 7th in the UK and 51st in the World in 2016, offering an extensive range of undergraduate courses acr oss[...]
Augsburg Exchange: Volda University College (Exchange) Volda, Norway
Terms: Fall Semester, Spring Semester Description: Overview Location: Volda, Norway Description Volda, a city of about 8,000 inhabitants in west central Norway, has a spectacular natural setting on two fjords surrounded by mountains.  Known primarily as an academic and cul tural[...]
Augsburg Exchange: Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (Exchange) Bergen, Norway; Sogndal, Norway
Terms: Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester Description: Overview   Location: campuses in Bergen and Sogndal, Norway Bergen Surrounded by 7 mountains and seated near the fjords, Bergen is one of the most picturesque cities in Norway. The main campus in Bergen is called Kro nstad.[...]
Augsburg Exchange: Yonsei University (Exchange) Wonju, South Korea
Terms: Fall Semester, Spring Semester Description: Overview Location:  Wonju, South Korea Wonju is located in central Korea, in the South West of the Gangwon Province. A city of approximately 300,000 population, it is 1 hr 20 minutes (by bus or train) from Seoul. Located [...]
Augsburg Exchange: iCLA (Yamanashi Gakuin University) (Exchange) Kofu, Japan
Terms: Fall Semester, Spring Semester Description: Overview Location: Kofu, Japan Yamanashi Gakuin University is located in Kofu, the capital city of Yamanashi Prefecture in Japan. As of November 1, 2015, the city had an estimated population of 193,127. The city is located in [...]
Augsburg Exchange: Østfold University College (Exchange) Halden, Norway
Terms: Fall Semester, Spring Semester Description: Overview Location:  Halden, Norway Description Halden is located in the southeast part of Norway, between the capital city, Oslo and the Swedish border, surrounded by forests and water   Østfold Unive rsity[...]
Augsburg Short Term: Faith, Vocation, and Social Change in Central America Managua, Nicaragua
Terms: Spring Break Description: Overview:  Explore the concept of vocation in the context of poverty and political oppression, examining the ways in which Christian theology has been and continues to be used both to justify oppression and injustice as well as to support s ocial[...]
Augsburg Short Term: MPA/MAL/MAE Program in Nicaragua Esteli, Nicaragua; Granada, Nicaragua; Managua, Nicaragua
Terms: Summer Description: Overview His Holiness the Dalai Lama, in Ethics for the New Millennium, makes a strong case for the need to cultivate what he calls universal responsibility, based on a fundamental belief that everything we do has a universal dimension – it co ntributes[...]
Augsburg Short-Term: Innovation & Design in the Netherlands: Past & Present Amsterdam, Netherlands
Terms: Summer Description: Overview:  This course will introduce students to one of the most innovative countries in the world -- the Netherlands – through the prism of history and photography.  Over the past four centuries, the Dutch have created a cul ture[...]
Augsburg Short-Term: Psychology and Education in Slovenia Ljubljana, Slovenia; Venice, Italy
Terms: Summer Description: Overview:  During this program, students will examine the roots of both educational and psychological practices that shaped European culture, explore the Roman ruins in Croatia, and experience the canals of Venice, Italy.  Students will [...]
Augsburg Short-term NUR: Amish in Harmony, MN: Graduate Practicum SUMMER Harmony, MN, United States
Terms: Summer Description: Overview While partnering with members of the Older Order Amish community near Harmony & Canon, MN, this program examines the professional and folk care systems, patterns of health, and community strengths and resources within the context of [...]
Augsburg Short-term NUR: Graduate Nursing Day of the Dead Program in Oaxaca, Mexico-October/November 2018 Oaxaca, Mexico; Teotitlan, Oaxaca, Mexico
Terms: Fall Semester Description: Overview This practicum is associated with multiple courses and highlights meanings and expressions of health, illness, caring, and healing transculturally.  The focus of this practicum is on the cultural traditions found in Oaxaca, Mexico [...]
Augsburg Short-term NUR: Graduate Nursing Practicum in Guatemala: Spring-March 2019: 19GTAN1 Antigua, Guatemala; Chichicastenango, Guatemala; Guatemala City, Guatemala; San Lucas Toliman, Guatemala
Terms: Spring Break Description: Overview This practicum explores meanings and expressions of health, illness, caring, and healing transculturally. It emphasizes how health and illness are related to inequities in society and dynamics of power in systems of health care, formal [...]
Augsburg Short-term NUR: Sylvan Lake Graduate--Orientation to DNP Rapid City, United States; Sioux Falls, United States; Sylvan Lake, SD, United States
Terms: CGEE Programs Description: Overview The Augsburg Nursing Department is deeply committed to teaching nursing about transcultural nursing and the importance of other ways of knowing and being.  This program, located at beautiful Sylvan Lake in South Dakota, is an orien tation[...]
Augsburg Short-term: Community Health Nursing--a Practicum in Nicaragua Managua, Nicaragua
Terms: CGEE Programs Description: Overview During this practicum, nursing student are immersed in the Nicaraguan community in the capital city of Managua as well as a more rural community near Matagalpa or Esteli.  This practicum has been been developed as a part of a Mas ters[...]
Augsburg Short-term: Art Performing Social Change in Puerto Rico: Summer 2019 San Juan, United States
Terms: Summer Description: Beginning in 1939, Culebra, an Island municipality of Puerto Rico, was used as a gunnery and bombing practice site for the U.S. Navy. In 1975, after 4 years of protests and a legal, environmental and political battle against t he[...]
Augsburg Short-term: From Roots to Rap--Islam in America New York, United States
Terms: Spring Break Description: Overview In this program, we will deepen and diversify our knowledge and experience of American Muslim communities through immersive explorations of New York City, the largest, most diverse city in the U.S.   We will walk in the footste ps[...]
Augsburg Short-term: Music Therapy in China Beijing, China; Chongqing, China
Terms: Summer Description:   Overview: Music Therapy in China: Chongqing Burn Camp China has a long, rich, and unique music heritage that is well integrated into ancient healing practices. Music therapists benefit greatly from exploring the evolution of music fro m[...]
Augsburg Short-term: Space Mountain: Astronomy in Hawaii Hawaii, United States
Terms: Summer Description: Overview Astronomy is the scientific effort to examine our place in a large and seemingly indifferent universe. From ancient times, astronomy was used worldwide in agricultural, religious, and navigational contexts. Pacific Islanders used astr onomy[...]
Augsburg University: Ancient Healing Practice in England Glastonbury, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom; St. Just, United Kingdom; Tintagel, United Kingdom
Terms: Summer Description: Ancient Healing Practices and Modern Implications DESCRIPTION:  This course helps students embody connections to nature that are fundamental in modern day holistic nursing and healing practices. Participants are immersed in energies present at [...]
Augsburg CGEE in Central America: Social Change in Central America: Exploring Peace, Justice, and Community Engagement Managua, Nicaragua; Quetzaltenango, Guatemala; San Jose, Costa Rica
Terms: Fall Semester, Spring Semester Description: Overview Social Change in Central America: Exploring Peace, Justice, and Community Engagement Explore the life and culture of the peoples of Guatemala, Costa Rica and Nicaragua. Improve your Spanish language skills w hile[...]
Augsburg CGEE in Mexico: Migration, Globalization and the Environment | Spring Semester Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
Terms: Spring, Spring Semester Description: Overview Migration, Globalization, and the Environment This is an intensive program that explores issues of migration, immigration, and globalization. It is ideal for students who are interested in working with Spanish-speaking populati ons[...]
Augsburg CGEE in Mexico: Crossing Borders: Gender and Social Change in Mesoamerica Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
Terms: Fall, Fall Semester Description: Overview Crossing Borders: Exploring Gender and Social Change in Mesoamerica In this experiential, community-based program, students will cross borders constructed by language, nationality, race and ethnicity, gender, sexuality, socioec onomic[...]
Augsburg CGEE in Mexico: Global Educators Semester Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
Terms: Spring Semester Description: Overview Global Educators Semester Designed specifically for undergraduates majoring in Education, this brand-new program aims to develop teachers that are knowledgeable and curious about world regions and global issues, attuned to dive rse[...]
Augsburg CGEE in Mexico: International Business and Global Citizenship Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
Terms: Fall, Fall Semester Description: Overview International Business and Global Citizenship Today's business leaders are increasingly well-served by a global perspective.  Gain your international experience in Mexico, the business capital of Latin America and the [...]
Augsburg CGEE in Mexico: Language and Culture in Mexico | Summer Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
Terms: Summer Description: Overview Language and Culture CGEE in Mexico offers five 3 1/2 week sessions (blocks) focusing on Spanish language and Mexican culture in which students can take one course per session, and take up to five courses throughout t he[...]
Augsburg CGEE in Mexico: Liberal Arts, Language and Intercultural Development Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
Terms: Fall Semester, Spring Semester Description: Overview Liberal Arts, Language and Intercultural Development  In this experiential, community-based program, students will cross borders constructed by language, nationality, race and ethnicity, gender, sexuality, socioeconomic cl ass,[...]
Augsburg CGEE in Mexico: Medical Spanish and Internship | Summer Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
Terms: Summer Description: Overview Medical Spanish and Internship   With a growing Spanish-speaking population in the United States, there is a critical need for our future medical professionals to understand the language in order to better serve their patie nts.[...]
Augsburg CGEE in Mexico: Social Work in a Latin American Context | Spring Semester Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
Terms: Spring, Spring Semester Description: Overview Social Work in a Latin American Context Mexicans comprise the largest immigrant group in the U.S. Students develop key cross-cultural and professional skills to help them work more effectively with the Latino community. This [...]
Augsburg CGEE in Southern Africa: Nation Building, Globalization and Decolonizing the Mind Cape Town, South Africa; Eastern Cape, South Africa; Johannesburg, South Africa; Windhoek, Namibia
Terms: Fall Semester, Spring Semester Description: Overview Nation-Building, Globalization, and Decolonizing the Mind Students learn about historical and present-day challenges in creating national identity, an inclusive multi-party democracy, and a model for development. [...]
Augsburg River Semester Davenport, Iowa, United States; La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States; Memphis, United States; Minneapolis, United States; St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Terms: Fall Semester Description: Overview A UNIQUE, LIFE-CHANGING, EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE. travel the Mississippi River from Minneapolis on a 100-day canoe expedition customized curriculum and courses to fit your interests and graduation requirements develop a field [...]
Augsburg Short Term: MSW Social Work and Multiculturalism in Thailand and Laos--Application Closed Bangkok, Thailand; Chiang Mai, Thailand; Vientiane, Laos
Terms: Summer Description: Overview The program focuses on diversity and multiculturalism in social work in Thailand and Laos. Concentration year students (MCCP/MCMP) will be asked to draw comparisons among the US, Thailand, and Laos – taking note of the historical, [...]
Augsburg Short-term: Economics and Social Change in Greece--APPLICATION CLOSED Athens, Greece; Crete, Greece; Eumelia Agro, Greece; Loutraki, Greece; Santorini, Greece
Terms: Summer Description: Overview Join this two-week course to participate in an amazing learning experience in beautiful Greece! Students will obtain an understanding of Greek history, Greek culture and how that has led to the current Greek business/economic model. Tal king[...]
Augsburg Short-term: Indigenous Social Activism in Chiapas, Mexico--APPLICATION CLOSED Chiapas (San Cristobal de las Casas), Mexico; Comitan de Dominguez, Chiapas, Mexico; Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, Mexico
Terms: Spring Break Description: Overview What makes a people protest? What brings people together in resisting institutions of power? What is Indigenous activism? How many different types of Indigenous activism are there? Come explore the exciting world of Indigenous soci al[...]
Augsburg Short-term: Model UN in New York City: APPLICATION CLOSED. New York, United States
Terms: Spring Break Description: Augsburg students participating in the Model United Nations in New York City. "It was extremely fascinating to participate in a mock version of the United Nations. Needless to say, I learned an astronomical amount within an extremely smal l[...]
Augsburg Short-term: The Dark Side of the Happy City in Denmark & Iceland--APPLICATION CLOSED. Copenhagen, Denmark; Reykjavik, Iceland
Terms: Summer Description:  “A good city is like a good party – people stay much longer than really necessary because they are enjoying themselves.”   --Jan Gehl, world- renowned Danish urban planner  Denmark was a remarkable expe rience.[...]
Augsburg University Exchange Program (Exchange) Minneapolis, United States
Terms: Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester
Partner(s): American College of Greece, Athens, Greece, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon, Arcada University, Helsinki, Finland, DHBW Karlsruhe, Germany, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, China, iCLA Yamanashi Gakuin University, Sakaori, Japan, Sejong University, Seoul, Korea, Sungshin Women's University, Seoul, South Korea, United International College (UIC), Zhuhai, China, Universidad Centroamericana (UCA), Managua, Nicaragua Description: STUDENTS FROM EXCHANGE PARTNER SCHOOLS WISHING TO STUDY AT AUGSBURG UNIVERSITY 2018-19 Academic Year   NOMINATION & APPLICATION PROCESS Application deadlines: Semester 1 (Fall) March 1 Semester 2 (Spring) Octobe r 1 *[...]
Augsburg University Exchange for Norwegian Partners (Exchange) Minneapolis, United States
Terms: Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester
Partner(s): Molde University College, Molde, Norway, Nord University Bodø, Norway, NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway, Oslo Metropolitan University, Oslo, Norway, Østfold University College, Østfold, Norway, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Harstad Norway, VID Specialized University, Olso, Norway, Volda University College, Volda, Norway, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Bergen/Sogndal, Norway Description: STUDENTS FROM NORWEGIAN PARTNER SCHOOLS WISHING TO STUDY AT AUGSBURG UNIVERSITY Academic Year 2018-19  NOMINATION & APPLICATION PROCESS Application deadlines: Semester 1 (Fall) March 1 Semester 2 (Spring) October 1 * Applica tion[...]
HECUA Art for Social Change: Fine Art, Urban Studies and Communication Minneapolis, United States
Terms: Spring Semester Description: Learn how the arts can create choice, change and connection in a nationally recognized center for creativity and community.  Description What is art for? Who is allowed to be an artist? Where do you find art, and what happens when it finds [...]
HECUA Ecuador: Community Internships in Latin America Quito, Ecuador
Terms: Fall Semester, Spring Semester Description: ?Description Ecuador is a country of dramatic contrast in nearly every sector: social, political, economic, and geographic. Based in Quito, the Community Internships in Latin America (CILA) program weaves together a semester-long, project-based in ternship,[...]
HECUA Environmental Sustainability: Ecology, Policy, and Social Transformation Minneapolis, United States
Terms: Fall Semester Description: Description These four linked semester courses reveal the dynamic interplay between ecological and social change. Coursework is interdisciplinary and discussion wide-ranging, pulling from field observations, conversations with community partners, [...]
HECUA Inequality in America: Policy, Community, and the Politics of Empowerment Minneapolis, United States
Terms: Fall Semester, Spring Semester Description: Examine the growing gap between rich and poor in the United States.  Gain concrete change-making skills through internships and discussion with effective activists.  Description In America today, the wealthiest 160,000 families own as mu ch[...]
HECUA Making Media, Making Change: Digital Technologies, Storytelling, and Activism Minneapolis, United States
Terms: Fall Semester, Spring Semester Description: Description What happens when six corporations control the production of the films, television, and news the majority of Americans consume? What is lost when the last Black-owned television station is sold? What stock stories are told and retold wh en[...]
HECUA New Zealand: Culture and the Environment, A Shared Future Wellington, New Zealand
Terms: Fall Semester, Spring Semester Description: Description New Zealand has long been at the forefront of innovative social, cultural, and environmental practices. In this program students get to know the people, places, and ideas that have driven developments such as truth and reconciliation pr ocesses[...]
HECUA Northern Ireland: Democracy & Social Change Londonderry, United Kingdom
Terms: Fall Semester, Spring Semester Description: Description What are the root causes of the Northern Ireland conflict, commonly called "the Troubles"? What progress has been made towards building a sustainable peace? In a country where imposing peace walls still separate historically [...]
HECUA Norway: Globalization, National Identity, and The Politics of Belonging Oslo, Norway
Terms: Fall Semester Description: See Scandinavia in a new way–as vibrant, diverse and complex.  Explore how globalization and immigration are reshaping Norwegian identity.  Description Prosperous and egalitarian, Norway is known for its highly developed welfare t ate,[...]
HECUA Race in America: Then & Now Jackson, Mississippi, United States
Terms: Summer Description: Description: The summer of 2014 saw the beginning of a dramatic shift in public conversation around race in the United States. As the tragic deaths of Michael Brown, Rekia Boyd, Eric Garner, John Crawford, Tamir Rice, Sandra Bland, and other unarmed [...]
HECUA Sustainable Agriculture, Food, and Justice in Italy Florence, Italy
Terms: Fall Semester Description: Live and study at the intersection of food politics, sustainability, and culture on a working farm in Tuscany. Italy is the birthplace of the Slow Food movement. Unpack the movement’s motto of “good, clean, and fair food” on the [...]
Independent Language Course Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico; Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
Terms: Summer
Lois A. Swenson Endowed Scholarship
Terms: Fall Semester, Spring Break, Spring Semester, Summer, Winter Break
Description: Background Augsburg University has established the Lois A. Swenson Endowed Scholarship to assist one or more seminary students to participate in the Augsburg Center for Global Education and Experience programs.  It was the intent of L ois[...]
Lois A. Swenson Group Application
Terms: Fall Semester, Spring Break, Spring Semester, Summer, Winter Break
Description: Background Augsburg University has established the Lois A. Swenson Endowed Scholarship to assist one or more seminary students to participate in the Augsburg Center for Global Education and Experience programs.  It was the intent of L ois[...]
Mary Witt Scholarship Fund
Terms: Fall Semester, Spring Break, Summer, Winter Break
Description: The Mary Witt Scholarship Fund was established in 1987 in memory of Mary Witt, who was killed in a car accident several months after participating in a Center for Global Education and Experience (CGEE) customized program to Central America. The [...]
Mary Witt Scholarship Group Application
Terms: Fall Semester, Spring Break, Spring Semester, Summer, Winter Break
Description: Purpose of the Fund   The Mary Witt Scholarship Fund was established in 1987 in memory of Mary Witt, who was killed in a car accident several months after participating in a Center for Global Education & Experience (CGEE) customized progra m[...]
Students of Color Endowed Scholarship
Terms: Fall Semester, Spring Break, Spring Semester, Summer, Winter Break
Description: The Students of Color Endowed Scholarship Fund was established out of the Donor's commitment to social justice. The purpose of the fund is to provide encouragement and financial assistance to a student who is involved in a Center for Global Educa tion[...]
Yackel Endowed Scholarship
Terms: Fall Semester, Spring Break, Spring Semester, Summer, Winter Break
Description: The Yackel Endowed Scholarship was established out of the Donor's commitment to social justice and reverse mission work, and mission to educate people for service to the world.  This scholarship fund provides encouragement and financial assi stance[...]