SIUE Faculty Led Short Term Study Abroad Programs
In addition to semester long study abroad programs at a foreign institution, SIUE students have the opportunity to experience international education through a variety of short term programs led by SIUE faculty. The nature of faculty led short term programs varies widely depending on the discipline and destination. Faculty led programs also vary in duration, generally lasting from 1 - 6 weeks, with most programs offered in summer term or during break periods.
Application Instructions and Forms for Faculty Led Programs - Students interested in applying for participation in an SIUE Faculty Led Program click HERE to access application instructions, forms and additional information. Contact faculty leaders directly for more information and questions. Applications for all faculty led programs are submitted directly to the faculty leader.
All students participating in an SIUE Faculty Led Study Abroad Program will need a PASSPORT that is valid a least 3 months after the program return date.
2013 Faculty Led Short Term Study Abroad Programs
Hong Kong: Business Studies
Accessibility in the United Kingdom
Business and Culture in China
Business and Culture in Germany: Hannover, Berlin, Munich
Politics of Transformation: Ireland
International Public Relations in Lyon, France and Bucharest Romania
International Advertising, Chinese Language & Culture in Hangzhou, China
Business and Culture in Brazil
Italian Society and Culture
Civil Engineering Program in China
Spanish Language & Culture Immersion in Seville, Spain
London Theater Study Abroad Program, London, UK
Suriname - Anthropology Field School & Theater Studies in Paramaribo, Suriname
Cuban History and Culture in Havana, Cuba
Istanbul, Turkey (Engineering, History, IS Studies)
Business & Culture in France - Spring Break 2013
Dates: December 28, 2012 – January 6, 2013 - CANCELLED
Application Deadline: September 15, 2012
Courses: MBA 532 or MBA 595 (3 credits) for graduate students or GBA 489 for undergraduates
Eligibility: Minimum 3.0 GPA; SIUE graduate students or undergraduate seniors who have completed MGMT 341/331
Program Fee: Approximately $2,800 plus SIUE tuition (3 hours), meals and incidentals. Program fee includes airfare, lodging, opening & closing dinners, entry to cultural and business events.
Faculty Leaders: Dr. Janice Joplin and Dr. Ari Belasen
For more information contact faculty leaders and see the PROGRAM DESCRIPTION.
Tentative Dates: March 1 – 10, 2013 (Spring Break) -
Course: IS 399 (3 credits); This 10 day program in London a required component of Spring 2013 course IS 399: Disability in a Global Community. All students enrolled in this course will be required to participate in the London Spring Break component and to pay London Program Fee in addition to the SIUE tuition and fees for the 3 credit IS course.
Faculty Leaders: Dr. Laurie Puchner and Dr. Allison Fahsl
Visits to Shanghai, Xiamen, and Beijing
Tentative Dates: May 5 – May 19, 2013
Courses: GBA 489 for undergraduate students; MBA 595 for graduate students
Faculty Leaders: Dr. Clay Williams
Dates: May 6 – May 16, 2013
Course: GBA 489 (3 credits)
The annual faculty led program to Germany has been one of the most popular travel study opportunities offered through the SIUE School of Business International Program for the last seven years. As a participant, you’ll be immersed in another culture while exploring business practices in some of Germany’s most prominent cities. In addition, you’ll enjoy company tours, automobile factory visits, and cultural activities that enhance international business understanding. Click HERE for more program information and application instructions.
Program Fee: $2,500 - includes airfare, lodging, opening and closing dinners. Additional costs to consider include SIUE tuition, meals, and incidental expenses.
Application Deadline: December 10, 2012 (application cycle closed)
Faculty Leader: Dr. John Navin, 650-2542
Dublin, Belfast, and Derry
Tentative Dates: May 7 – 18, 2013
Application Deadline: Extended to January 11, 2013
Courses: POLS 350, POLS 459, POLS 479 (total of 9 credit hours)
Anticipated Program Fee: $3,650 - includes air transportation, surface travel, accomodations (twin occupancy), breakfast daily, 2 dinners, enterance fees and guided tours.
Payment Due Dates: $500 due Jan. 22, 2013; balance due March 12, 2013
Additional Costs: 9 hours SIUE tuition (billed on summer 2013 SIUE Bursar bill), meals other than those indicated as included, personal expenses (telephone, laundry, etc).
More Info: See the Political Science webpage for full details on this program.
Faculty Leaders: Denise DeGarmo, 3219 PH, 650-3375 and Laurie Rice, 3220 PH, 650-2075
This program has been cancelled for 2013.
Program Dates: May 20 – June 21, 2013
Course: SPC 419 (3 credits) International Public Relations
Estimated Program Fee: $3,000 - $3,200 (airfare, lodging (2 weeks in Lyon & 2 weeks in Bucharest), ground transportation, excursions and activities). Not included: SIUE tution, meals, incidental expenses.
Faculty Leader: Dr. Sorin Nastasia, 3115 Alumni Hall, 650-5826
International Advertising, Chinese Language & Culture in Hangzhou, China
Tentative Dates: May 12 - June 16, 2013
Courses: Participating students will enroll in the following courses for a total of 6 credit hours:
MC 471 Special Topics in Mass Media: "International Advertising" (3 credits)
IS 400 History, Culture and Language of China (3 credits)
Program Fee: After financial support from the University the per student program fee will be $2,500. This will include air and most ground transportation, lodging, field trip to Shanghai, some group meals and activities and visas. Additional costs to consider : SIUE tuition (billed on Summer 2013 bursar bill) and spending money for incidentals, souvenirs, and meals not provided by the program.
Application Deadline: January 11, 2013. A deposit payment of $500 is due by this date with the application. Payment will be refunded if applicant is not selected.
For more information see the pdf program FLYER and contact the program leaders.
Faculty Leaders: Dr. Jason Yu, DH 1036 and Dr. Tom Lavallee, PH 2324
Tentative Dates: CANCELLED for 2013
Courses: GBA 489 for undergraduate students; MBA 595 or 532 for graduate students
Faculty Leaders: Dr. Thomas Jordan and Silvia Torres
Tentative Dates: May 13 – June 4, 2013
Courses: HIST 300 (3 credits) + optional HIST 410 (3 credits)
Estimated Program Fee: $3,800 - Includes round-trip airfair from St. Louis to Florence, Italy, 3 weeks student apartment in Florence, museum card, excursions to Siena and San Gimigniano. Additional costs to consider include 3 or 6 hours SIUE tuition (billed on summer 2013 bursar bill), meals, optional excursions to Rome, Cinque Terre & Pisa, and personal spending.
See PDF Flyer for more info!
Faculty Leader: Dr. Carole Frick, Peck Hall 3224
Tentative Dates: May 15 - June 1, 2013
Course: CE 492 High-Speed Railway Design (3 credits)
Eligiblity: This new course is designed for CE senior undergraduate and graduate students
Faculty Leader: Dr. Huaguo Zhou, EB 2044, 650-2815
Tentative Dates: May 24 – June 22, 2013
Application Deadline: December 7, 2012
Courses: SPAN 320 (Spanish Conversation) – taught by Dr. Joaquin Florido Berrocal
Andalusian Culture – taught by faculty in Seville (for SIUE SPAN 311 or 491 credit)
Total of 6 credits - Students who have already earned SPAN 320 and/or 311 credit at SIUE may be eligible to earn SPAN 491.
Program Fee: The original student program fee of $3,150 will be reduced through a generous SIUE Excellence in Undergraduate Education Grant which will subsidize each student fee. Students accepted to participate in this program will pay a program fee of only $1,850. This fee includes 4 weeks homestay accomodations with 3 meals per day with the family, overnight trip to Portimao, Portugal, welcome and farwell group meals, city tour of Seville, various cultural activities in Seville, HTH insurance plan, and tuition for CEA class "Andalusian Culture."
Roundtrip airfare to Seville, Spain (students will make their own flight arrangements)
3 hours SIUE tuition billed on Summer 2013 SIUE bursar bill for SIUE course SPAN 320
$75 SIUE Study Abroad Fee
Incidental expenses and personal spending
See program FLYER for additional information.
Faculty Leader: Dr. Joaquin Florido Berrocal; PH 2331; 650-2991
Also see http://asevilla.blogspot.com/ for more information
Application Requirements - Submit the following to Dr Joaquin Florido Berrocal by no later than Dec. 7, 2012:
1. Completed SIUE Faculty Led Travel Study Application Form
2. 1 - 2 page typed essay explaining your interest in participating in this program (written in Spanish or in English)
3. Copy of unofficial SIUE transcript
Tentative Dates: July 7, 2013 - August 4, 2013
Courses: THEA 111, 114B, THEA 399, THEA 490 (6 credits minimum)
Application Deadline: Contact Faculty Leader - Dr. Johanna Schmitz.
Payments: First deposit payment of $600 will be due Dec 1.
Faculty Leader: Dr. Johanna Schmitz, 650-3133
Program Dates: June 1 - July 8, 2013
Courses: ANTH 373 (6 credits) OR THEA 399 (3 cr.) & THEA 490 (3 cr.)
Estimated Program Fee: $3,500Course Description: This collaborative course will introduce student to hands-on multicultural learning in an international setting. The course will take place in Suriname, a society where people of numerous ethnic backgrounds live with each other in harmony. All students will learn how to use anthropological field methods to do qualitative research. All students will be exposed to basic theater techniques to help with a more physical and introspective approach in preparation for engaging another culture. Students who have signed up for the anthropology credits will study the functions of cultural organizations in fostering and maintaining cultural identity, and how cultural belief systems encompass and or shape health practices. Anthropology students have the option of working with either cultural organizations or HIV/AIDS programs. Students who have signed up for the theater credits will explore multicultural theater making with local theater makers in Suriname,with an emphasis on inter-ethnic and cultural collaboration and exchange. Anthropology students will give a public presentation of their work in Suriname, while theater students will put on a public performance with their Surinamese colleagues. They will also use anthropological research techniques to investigate the role of ethnic identity, affiliation and tradition in theater making as practiced in a multicultural society. Furthermore, all students will participate in cultural workshops, excursions and service projects.
For additional information, questions, or to apply, please contact the faculty program leaders:
Faculty Leaders: Dr. Aminata Cairo (Dept. of Anthropology) & Professor Kathryn Bentley (Dept. of Theater & dance)
Dates: June 4 - June 14, 2013 (plus pre- and post-travel on campus required meetings)
Courses: IS 399: Cuban History and Culture (3 credits)
The course will provide a broad interdisciplinary introduction to Cuban society, history, politics and culture, focusing on the period from the Cuban revolution (1959) to the present. The course will be taught by an interdisciplinary team, two professors from SIUE and two professors from the Univeristy of Havana, Center for the Study of the U.S. While in Cuba, students will partiicpate in an active daily program of study, including lectures by Cuban scholars, visits to art galleries, museums, and other sites fo historical and cultural interest.
Interested students may also arrange to enroll in and earn credit for an additional 3 credits for Indendent Study/Directed Readings credit in variable CAS departments such as ENG, HIST, POLS, etc.
Estimated Program Fee: $3,279 - includes roundtrip airfare from St. Louis, accomodations, some meals, ground transportation, various visits and tours in Havana. In addition, SIUE tuition for either 3 or 6 credit hours (depending on course enrollment) will be billed on summer bursar bill.
Application Deadline: Extended to January 11, 2013
PDF Flyer with additional program details.
Faculty Leaders: Dr.Larry LaFond, 650-5058 and Dr.Wendy Shaw, 650-5067
Tentative Dates: July 15 - August 15, 2013
Application Deadline: January 18, 2013; a deposit payment of $1,000 is due by Jan 18 also.
Courses: Students may enroll in 3 - 6 SIUE credit hours by selecting from the following courses:
Faculty Leader: Dr. Cem Karacal , 650-2435
The School of Business faculty led program to France consists of 3 days in Angers and 4 days in Paris. Participants will have the opportunity to experience French culture and business practices while learning abou tthe role of France in the European Union.
Dates: March 2 - 10, 2013
Courses: GBA 489 (for undergraduates) or MBA 595 (for graduate students) - 3 credits
Program Fee: $1,900 includes airfare to France, train fare, accomodations, 2-3 group meals
Not included in the cost: SIUE tuition, most lunches and dinners, incidental expenses, metro transport in Paris.
Application Deadline: November 15, 2012.
More information and application instructions
Faculty leaders: Dr. Janice Joplin, 650-3412 and Dr. Ariel Belasen, 650-2490
Applications for Faculty Led Study Abroad programs should be submitted directly to the faculty leaders unless otherwise instructed. Students interested in a faculty led program should contact the faculty member for more program details.
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