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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, [...]
+ Horton Scholarship
Terms: Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester
Description: Made possible through a donation by Horton Inc., this $3,000 scholarship is awarded once a year. ABOUT HORTON INC. Horton Inc., a donor to the Minnesota Private College Fund for 55 years, is a premium provider of engine cooling solutions w orldwide.[...]
Augsburg Exchange: American College of Greece (Exchange) Athens, Greece
Terms: 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: Overview Location: Harstad, Norway Description Harstad is a thriving city of 23,000 inhabitants about 100 miles above the Arctic Circle.  It has a pleasant coastal climate and is ideally situated on a picturesque i sland[...]
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, Summer 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 Locations: campuses in Bergen and Sognfal,  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 [...]
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: 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: From Roots to Rap--Islam in America New York, United States
Terms: Spring Break Description: Overview On this program, we will experience a guided tour of Muslim Harlem, walk in the steps of Malcolm X and go beyond the Nation of Islam to explore the vast diversity of living Black Muslim traditions, including the NOI, the Sunni Black M uslims,[...]
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: The Dark Side of the Happy City in Denmark & Iceland 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: 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 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 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 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 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; 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 Memphis, United States; Minneapolis, 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: 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: Art Performing Social Change in Puerto Rico: Rescheduled for Summer 2019 San Juan, United States
Terms: Summer Description: SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: This program has been postponed until the summer of 2019 due to the conditions of the island after Hurricane Maria and the long recovery process.  We will begin accepting applications for the Summer 2019 "Art [...]
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
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: MBA Program to Germany and France--APPLICATION CLOSED Berlin, Germany; Strasbourg, France
Terms: Spring Break Description: Overview of MBA Trip to German and France  Experience an intensive cross-cultural exchange focusing on cutting edge business topics. Spend a week at the beautiful cities of Berlin, Frankfurt and Strasbourg. Students will visit two compani es[...]
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 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 2018-19 Academic Year   NOMINATION & APPLICATION PROCESS Application deadlines: Semester 1 (Fall) March 1 Semester 2 (Spring) October 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 COLLEGE Academic Year 2018-19  NOMINATION & APPLICATION PROCESS Application deadlines: Semester 1 (Fall) March 1 Semester 2 (Spring) October 1 * Applicatio n[...]
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 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[...]