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Faculty-Led: Ronda-Malaga, Spain Faculty-Led: Field Study in England Faculty-Led: Chinese Education
and Culture Experience
   

 

Other Programs  Dankook University Summer
International School in South Korea
La Rochelle
Summer Business School in France 
 

German sidewalk 



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You The World!

 

University of Tartu International 
Summer Program in Estonia 
Faculty-Led: Business Globalization: International Business in Germany   

 *** The DEADLINE to study abroad THIS Summer 2014 is Monday, March 24th! ***

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 Faculty-Led: Ronda-Malaga, Spain

Dates: May 29 - June 29, 2014
Credits: 3
Courses:

SA 389 Studies in the Culture of Spain (undergrad or graduate)

Program Description:

Next summer 2014, the Department of English, Modern Languages, and Journalism at ESU is offering a study abroad program in Ronda (Malaga), Spain. This is a thirty-day trip to the southern part of Spain. Students will be able to immerse in spoken Spanish, experience the culture, live with local families, learn the language in the International Program of Spanish at the University of Malaga (Ronda) as they will also visit various parks, museums, and local historic sites in Ronda. Also, they will have excursions to the fabulous cities of Cadiz, Seville, and Granada. ln the legendary Seville and the city of Carmen students will enjoy tapas, flamenco, and the Alhambra citadel of Granada. All students participating in the study abroad program are advised to enroll in SA 389 Studies in the Culture of Spain. This class would be directly linked with all the sites we will visit. Upon completion, students will do a creative project related to the study abroad program they have just experienced. Several meetings will be held before travel begins and after the trip students will meet to discuss their experiences. There will be 5-6 meetings in Emporia, in addition to the time we will be traveling in Spain. The group is limited to 16 students and we will leave May 29th and will return to the U.S. June 29th. The approximate cost of the trip is $4,300.00 which includes: airfare from KC to Malaga, Spain and back, housing (home-stay and/or apartment), tuition, meals, immersion activities, insurance and the excursions.

Estimated Cost:

$3,950 which includes:

  • Round-trip flight
  • Immersion activities and excursions
  • ESU tuition and fees
  • Host university tuition/fees
  • Housing (home-stay and/or apartment)
  • Meals

Cost does not include:

  • Passport/visa
  • Study Abroad fee
  • Personal expenses
  • Health Insurance
For more information:

Please Contact Dr. Gregory A Robinson, EMLJ: grobins2@emporia.edu
Office: Plumb Hall 306B
Phone: 620-341-5531

You must first apply using the ESU Study Abroad Application Packet.  Include the Health Consultation Form.

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Faculty-Led: Field Study in England

Dates: May 27-June 5, 2014
Credits: 3
Course: EG 530
Program Description:

The core of this class is a ten-day trip to England. Students will live in London, visiting such sites as Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament, the Tower of  London, St. Paul’s Cathedral, the British Museum, the British Library, and the Globe Theatre. Other opportunities include Greenwich, Windsor Castle, Hampton Court, Salisbury, Stonehenge, Bath, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Canterbury, Oxford, and Cambridge. Students will complete a research or creative project connected with their travel. Planning meetings will be held before travel begins, and after the trip students will meet to discuss their experiences and present the results of their projects. There will be 5-6 meetings in Emporia, in addition to the ten days of travel. The group is limited to 16. If you would like to learn more, leave your name and contact information for Professor Mel Storm.

Plan on spending between $750 and $1,000 for expenses while in London, including room, meals, transportation, sightseeing, and one or two trips out of town. Undergraduate tuition and fees for 3 credit hours is (currently) $621. Graduate tuition and fees is $831. Roundtrip transportation from KCI to London Heathrow is (currently) around $1,250. Financial aid can be used to help pay the total cost of approximately $2,000 that remains after the university’s $800 travel-study grant is applied.

Estimated Cost:

$2,871

The program includes:

  • Round-trip flight
  • ESU tuition/fees
  • Living expenses
  • Local transportation
  • Meals
  • Day excursions

 The price does not include:

  • Passport cost
  • Health insurance
  • Study Abroad fee
  • Personal expenses
For more information:

Please contact, Dr. Mel Storm, EMLJ: mstorm@emporia.edu
Office: Plumb Hall 404 S
Telephone: 620-341-5563

Program Description
Program Budget 2014
Preliminary Application Form

You must first apply using the ESU Study Abroad Application Packet. Include the Health Consultation Form.

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 Faculty-Led: Chinese Education and Culture Experience

Dates:  May 18-June 10, 2014
Credits:  3 credits
Course:

ED343ZB: 3 undergraduate credit hours
ED743XK: 3 graduate credit hours

Program Description:

This course provides an opportunity for ESU undergraduate and graduate students to learn about the education and culture in China and to experience the dynamics of globalization and international diversity. The content of the course prepares the students with skills of learning and teaching as a dynamic process and knowledge of ever changing educational needs of students living in a global society (The Teachers College Conceptual Framework).  China, a major player of international economy in the 21st century, not only upholds one of the world's oldest and most complex cultures, but also provides education to the largest population in the entire global society. The students will experience firsthand the education, culture, and society system in China by participating in lectures and seminars on Chinese education and culture, practicing English teaching in the Chinese classroom, visiting schools, and having field trips to the historical/cultural sites. In addition, the students will have opportunities to get involved in the local cultural events, and communicate and exchange ideas with Chinese scholars, students, and local educators.

Methods and Activities: Lectures and seminars, classroom teaching, school and family visits, field, historical and cultural trips, Local Events and Culture Involvement.

Estimated Cost:

The host university will offer each student:

  • A stipend of $500 (3000 RMB) for teaching
  • Free meals on campus cafeteria for the teaching period (three weeks)
  • Free housing with air-conditioning and bathroom for the teaching period (three weeks)
  • Possibly free local traveling and sightseeing around Guangzhou area at weekends

Students are responsible for:

  • 3 credit hours tuition/fees
  • Round-trip airfare 
  • Passport and visa fee 
  • Health insurance
  • Tickets for cultural events or site visits if necessary
  • Local transportation 
  • Immunization
  • Other additional personal expenses
For more information:

Dr. Mingchu (Neal) Luo, mluo@emporia.edu
Department of School Leadership and Middle/Secondary Teacher Education
The Teachers College (VH 205, Box 4037)
Emporia State University
Phone: 620-341-5835

Chinese Education and Culture Experience Fact Sheet

Past student testimonies:
Amanda
Ashley (Powerpoint)
Hilary
Hilary (Powerpoint)
Vanessa

You must first apply using the ESU Study Abroad Application Packet. Include the Health Consultation Form.

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Dankook Summer International School in South Korea

Dates:

June 19 - July 11, 2014 (Global Village)
July 12 - August 7, 2014 (Academic Program)

Application period: March 13, 2014* - April 17, 2014

*Students who apply by the early deadline can receive $100 off the program cost

Credits:  6 (transfer credits)
Course: There are many courses offered from which students can choose, see below.
Program Description:

This program is facilitated through Emporia State University partnership with Dankook University. Every year, ESU students visit Dankook University to teach English, learn Korean, and take courses in other subject areas.

The program is comprised of two parts:

Global Village**

Global Village is a community at Dankook University designed to simulate an English immersion environment. lnvited native English speaking students (interns) will teach and lead small groups of DKU students English conversation sessions daily.

ESU students are invited to apply for the Global Village Language & Culture lnternship Program where they will receive a reimbursement for their flight tickets (up to $1,200 USD). Students will arrive 3 weeks before the Academic Program begins and stay in the Dankook University dormitories provided free of charge.

** Students attending the Global village must attend the Academic Program.

Academic Program

This program is designed for students who wish to improve their understanding of Korean culture and increase their knowledge of Korean language in a 3-week intensive period.

ESU undergraduate or graduate students who are in good academic standing are eligible to apply. Students will earn up to 6 credits (two 3 hour courses) transferable to home Universities.

The program offers a wide variety of courses, this summer the following are offered:

Morning Class (9am - 12pm):

Afternoon Class (1pm - 4pm):

The program offers optional cultural activities including Ceramic arts, Calligraphy, Korean music, Korean dance, Cooking Korean food, Making fan & mask, Taekwondo, etc.

In addition, the program offers optional field trips including Temple Stay, Mountain trekking, Seoul tour, Folk Village, Palaces& Museums, Mud Festival, JSA, Water rafting, etc.

Estimated Cost:

The program costs $2,800 and includes:

  • Application fee = $100
  • Tuition = $2,300
  • Accommendation = $400

ESU students are eligible for a $1,000 scholarship awarded to partner universities.

The program fee does not include:

  • Airfare*
  • International health insurance
  • Passport
  • Study abroad fee
  • Personal expenses

Note: Payment is due by April 24, 2014

*Students who wish to be considered for the Global Village will be eligible for a reimbursement of airfare cost with "Proof of Purchase" (receipt or invoice). Refund will be awarded in Korean (KRW) currency, up to $1,200 USD, July 7, 2014 - July 9, 2014.

For more information:

Make an appointment with Meredith Hodges, in the Office of International Education.

Go to the "Special Program" section on the website for more information on the Dankook University International Summer School.

Application:

You must first apply using the ESU Study Abroad Application Packet, including the Health Consultation Form.

You can apply to Dankook by downloading the application. Upon completion, send application materials to iss@dankook.ac.kr.

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La Rochelle Summer Business School in France

Dates:

Session 1

June 3-28, 2014

 Session 2

July 1-26, 2014

 Session 3

August 5-23, 2014

Credits:

3 Credits each session

Each program is 40h in duration and constitutes 3 US credits or 6 ECTS.

All programs will be taught entirely in English and will comprise classes in French language and culture to enable students to get the most out of their experience in France.

Program Description

All our programs are designed to help students deepen their knowledge of Business, Tourism and Management in the European context.

All the courses will be taught in English and will bring together students from all over the world. The teaching method is interactive and includes case studies, group discussions and presentations. A final transcript will be awarded upon successful completion of the program and sent to students’ Home Institution if necessary.

 3 Sessions are offered :

 1- Leadership and managing across borders

  • Cross-cultural Management
  • Implications for International Marketing
  • Leading international teams 

2- Managing tourism in the global economy

  • Hospitality Management in Europe
  • Events Management
  • E-tourism

3- Doing Business in the European markets

  • Managing across cultures
  • Knowledge management in European joint ventures
  • The geo-politics of the European markets
Estimated Cost:

 The program costs 1,250 Euros ($1,690.88) and includes:

  • Tuition/fees
  • Housing
  • Field Trips
  • A few meals

Program fee does not include:

  • Passport
  • Study abroad fee
  • Health insurance
  • Personal expenses
For more information:

Website: www.esc-larochelle.fr

Email: internationaloffice@esc-larochelle.fr

ESU Faculty member: Dr. Raffaele Devito rdevito@emporia.edu

ESU Office of International Education: oie1@emporia.edu

You must first apply using the ESU Study Abroad Application Packet. Include the Health Consultation Form.

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University of Tartu International Summer Program in Estonia

Dates:

Program date will depend on the program of choice (see below)

Credits: 2, 6, or 8 depending on the program (see below)
Course:

Social Science & Business Programs:

Law and Political Science Programs: 

Program Description:

The International Summer University of the University of Tartu has programs with rigorous content, where the topics are discussed with strong emphasis on practical knowledge. The summer programs are designed to combine integrated academic approach with collaboration of business enterprises and governmental institutions.

By attending our excellent academic courses you can focus on what is truly important - new knowledge, ideas and experiences, but at the same time you can also benefit by taking part in great variety of interesting cultural and social events and useful study tours.

Studies in our summer programs can take you also to our partner universities in Russia, Ukraine, the Netherlands, Latvia, Lithuania and to such world class cities as Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius, Kiev, St. Petersburg and Utrecht.

Did you know that international students voted in 2010 Estonia’s study environment as number 1 among the European countries? This is why students from 29 countries were part of University of Tartu's international summer programs: Austria, Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Georgia, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Latvia, the Netherlands, Norway, People's Republic of China, Poland, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA. Come to Estonia - meet the World!

Estimated Cost:
  • European & Russian Relations: The Social Dimension = 1,785 Euros
  • Three Universities Program - After the Empire (with St. Petersburg State University and Kyiv-Mohyla Academy) = 1,985 Euros
  • European Integration: The EU from West to East (with Utrecht University) = 1,985 Euros
  • 3rd Martens Summer School on International Law = 325 Euros

Program fees include:

  • Tuition/fees
  • Accomodation
  • Breakfast
  • Transcripts
  • In-country transportation

Program fees do not include:

  • Round-trip flight
  • Passport
  • Meals
  • Health insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Study abroad fee
For more information:

Make an appointment with Meredith Hodges in the Office of International Education. In addition, program-specific questions may be directed via to the University of Tartu email.

Alternatively, you can view the University of Tartu website.

Application:

Application deadlines vary depending on the program:

You must first apply using the ESU Study Abroad Application Packet. Include the Health Consultation Form.

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Business Globalization: International Business Study/Tour in Germany

Dates:

May 17 - May 28, 2014

Credits:

1 - 3

Course:

Business Globalization: International Business Study/Tour to Germany

Program Description:
Business Globalization: International Business Study/Tour is an international business program designed to provide a specialized 10-day study/tour opportunity for students interested in preparing themselves for potential managerial careers in international business. Students will have the opportunity to meet, mingle and tour with students at Aalen University in Aalen, Germany and to also attend various informational sessions while visiting Aalen University. Students will gain perspectives/competencies in foundational areas of business, develop an in-depth understanding of the international dimension to business, and develop enhanced sensitivity to other cultures. The program is intended to be interdisciplinary in nature and emphasizes the development of cultural, financial, managerial, marketing, and economic understanding of international environments. The 10-day in-country international experience further enhances students’ international understanding and capability whereby involving students in discussions/tours with various multinational businesses (BMW, Mercedes, Bosch, Daimler, Bavaria Company, Triumph, Zeiss, Mapal, etc.), and opportunities/choices to visit numerous museums & historic sites (Stuttgart, Aalen, Munich, Lake Constance, Rhine River, Cologne, Berlin, Heidelberg, etc.).
Estimated Cost:
$3,600 which includes:
  • Tuition/fees at ESU
  • Some meals
  • Round-trip transportation
  • Ground transportation while in Germany
  • Hotel accommodations

Program fee does not include:

  • Passport
  • Health insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Study abroad fee          
For more information:

Contact Dr. Jack L. Sterrett, jsterret@emporia.edu

Application:

You must first apply using the ESU Study Abroad Application Packet. Include the Health Consultation Form.

Summer Programs Offered Through Study Abroad Partners

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