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Programs : Featured

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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UMBC Exchange: Kassel University (Exchange) Kassel, Germany
Terms: Academic Year, Spring Description: Kassel University   About the University: Founded in 1971, the University of Kassel is the newest university in the state of Hessen. Current enrollment is approximately 23,000 students. The school itself is known to have one of t he[...]
UMBC Exchange: Malardalen University (Exchange) Vasteras, Sweden
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Mälardalen University   About the University: Mälardalen University hosts about 14,000 students across 2 campuses in the heart of Sweden. The first campus is located in the city of Västerås, on the north side of [...]
UMBC Exchange: National University of Ireland, Galway (Exchange) Galway, Ireland
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: National University of Ireland, Galway    About the University: With 165 years of experience, NUI Galway is one of Ireland's oldest and most reputable universities, boasting 96% of its graduates as employed or in further study wi thin[...]
UMBC Exchange: Newcastle University (Exchange) Newcastle, United Kingdom
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Newcastle University  About the University: Newcastle University is a public research university located in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North East of England. Founded in 1963, Newcastle University has a student population of a bout[...]
UMBC Exchange: Swansea University (Exchange) Swansea, United Kingdom
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Swansea University About the University: With around 10,300 students Swansea University is substantial enough to have excellent facilities, but small enough to have a friendly feel. The university occupies a modern and compact campus.&nbs p;All[...]
UMBC Exchange: Universidade do Porto (Exchange) Porto, Portugal
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: University of Porto About the University: The University of Porto brings in more students than any other Portuguese higher education institution. The university is comprised of a student community of nearly 31 thousand spread ov er 14[...]
UMBC Faculty-led: Climate Change in Costa Rica Monteverde, Costa Rica; San Jose, Costa Rica
Terms: Summer Description: Climate Change Impacts at Forest-Water Nexus (Costa Rica field course) GES 400/600 Special Topics (3 credits) May 29 – June 14, 2017 Instructors:  Dr. Maggie Holland (GES) has over 16 years of experience in field-based research and   work[...]
UMBC Faculty-led: Italian Politics Siena, Italy
Terms: Summer Description: ***This program has $400 travel grants available to students who apply early! This reduces the cost to $3600! Submit your application to be eligible for the grant. Italian Politics  May 28- June 17 Faculty Overview:  Dr. Carolyn [...]
UMBC Faculty-led: STEM Student Learning: US-German Comparison (Kassel) Kassel, Germany
Terms: January Description: STEM Student Learning: US- German Comparison EDUC 310 (3 credits) January 4 - January 20, 2018 Instructors:  Dr. Jonathan Singer (bio) Jonathan Singer, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor & Chair in the Department of Education [...]
UMBC Faculty-led: Spanish Language in Colombia Barranquilla, Colombia
Terms: Summer Description: Spanish Language in Colombia June 5- July 3    Note: Students must have completed SPAN 102 or 103 (or equivalent credits) prior to the program’s start. Faculty Overview: Professor Hernandez is form Barranquilla, Co lombia.[...]