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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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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[...]
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UMBC Exchange: Mälardalen 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 [...]
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UMBC Exchange: Nanzan University (Exchange) Nagoya, Japan
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Nanzan University Program Overview UMBC's newest exchange partner is an ideal site for students in Modern Languages and Linguistics, Asian Studies, Global Studies, or for any student with a serious interest in le arning[...]
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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[...]
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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[...]
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UMBC Exchange: Seoul National University (Exchange) Seoul, South Korea
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description:         About the University:  Located in Seoul's Kwan'ak neighborhood, Seoul National University (SNU) is one of South Korea's most elite universities. SNU offers a  wide variety of co urses[...]
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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[...]
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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[...]
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UMBC Faculty-Led: American Literary Perspective in Paris, France Paris, France
Terms: Summer Description: Course Overview: HONR 300: General Honors Seminar (3 credits):This course focuses on American authors, and how their experiences of living in Paris affected their perspectives on their homeland. In addition to short selected readings from auth ors[...]
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UMBC Faculty-Led: Child Developmental Psychology & Applied Internship in Granada, Spain Granada, Spain
Terms: Summer Description: Course Overview: PSYC 200: Child Developmental Psychology (3 credits; GEP: SS)This introductory course explores how humans develop from the prenatal period up until puberty. Emphasis is placed upon human social, cognitive, and physical develop ment.[...]
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UMBC Faculty-Led: Community Engagement and Social Change in South Africa Cape Town, South Africa
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UMBC Faculty-Led: Dance in Denmark Slagelse, Denmark
Terms: January Description: Course Overview: DANC 301 - Special Topics: Dance Denmark (3 credits) uses dance as a vehicle to explore community engagement and social change in the beautiful Scandinavian country of Denmark. During this three-week study abroad program [...]
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UMBC Faculty-Led: Dylan Thomas Creative Writing Summer School in Lampeter, Wales Ceredigion, United Kingdom
Terms: Summer Description: Course Overview: ENGL 475: Special Studies in Creative Writing (3 credits) The Dylan Thomas International Summer School is a 12-day intensive creative writing program, with a focus on “spirit of place” in its daily writing workshop s,[...]
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UMBC Faculty-Led: Engineering Thermodynamics and Sustainable Energy Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
Terms: Summer Description:
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UMBC Faculty-Led: Picturing Italian Art & Culture in Context in Rome, Italy Rome, Italy
Terms: Summer Description: Course Overview: ART 329: Roman Visual Culture (3 credits)This course explores the painting, sculpture, decorative arts, and architecture created during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries in Rome. Through firsthand experience, the class e xamines[...]
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UMBC Faculty-Led: Social and Ethical Issues of Information Technology in the UK Bristol, United Kingdom
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UMBC Faculty-led: Biology in Barcelona, Spain Barcelona, Spain
Terms: January Description: Course Overview: Participants who successfully complete all the requirements in the two courses will earn a total of at least five (5) UMBC and up to 7 undergraduate credits. SPAN 101 - 302: (3 credits): Students will earn credits in S panish[...]
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UMBC Faculty-led: Industrial/Organizational Psychology in Tel Aviv, Israel Tel Aviv, Israel
Terms: January Description: Course Overview: PSYC 346: Industrial/Organizational Psychology (3 credits): This Faculty Led Study Abroad program frames Psychology applied to the workplace within an international context. Offered in partnership with Tel Aviv University, i t[...]
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