Exploring International Healthcare Systems – Sweden
Explore Sweden’s health care system, which is ranked by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, as one of the best healthcare system in the world. Learn key facts about this country’s historical and social development, governance (healthcare law, monitoring and policy, and county councils), financing, and private and public healthcare services. Stay in one of the most beautiful cities of the world. Enjoy cultural excursions in the land of the Vikings! Spring course with travel dates May 18-26, 2018. Estimated costs $3939.80. Students will enroll in HSC-L 330 or POLS-Y 594 (3 Credits).
For more information contact trip leader Professor Caren Rossow firstname.lastname@example.org
Business and Social Responsibility in Greece
Explore applied principles of Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability from a Greek/European perspective, in Athens-Greece. Participate in experiential learning, comprised of visits to corporate, government, and NGO offices. Enjoy cultural excursions to marvel in the glory days of ancient Greece, the birthplace of Democracy. Take BUS-B399, a Gen Ed course, during a 4-week trip with travel dates during Summer II, 2018. Estimated costs $3,000. Students will enroll in BUS-B 399: Business & Society (3 Credits).
For more information contact trip leader Professor Harry Vasilopoulos
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention – Belize
Learn the secrets of medicinal plants on the Maya medicine trail. Climb to the top of Xunantunich, one of many Mayan ruins, and see where Belize meets Guatemala, explore the pitz stadium where the Maya would play the infamous ball game, Pok-A-Tok. Most importantly, make a difference in children’s lives by creating and delivering unique health promotion lessons to kids ages 4-14; and work alongside health professionals to help provide health screenings and referrals to the local children. All majors are encouraged to apply, no health care experience required. Students will enroll in HSC-N 390 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.
For more information contact trip leader Professor Kristyn Quimby email@example.com
O Canada: Gender, Human Rights, and Society – Montreal and Ottawa
Join us for a new, affordable and exciting trip to Canada in spring 2018. Students will learn about Canadian concepts of rights and freedoms, including Indigenous people’s, women’s, LGBTQ, and refugee rights. We will also study contemporary approaches to reconciliation and justice in Canada, as well as policies on immigration, multiculturalism, health care and family. Ten-day travel to Ottawa and Montreal will take place between spring semester and Summer Session I. Ottawa is the beautiful, green capital of Canada, while Montreal is renowned for being the old center of French Canada, with café culture and vibrant multicultural neighborhoods. We are planning an exciting line-up of activities: sightseeing, public art, tours of Parliament, conversations with local experts, Indigenous walking tours, hands-on history and more! Take advantage of banded tuition! No extra tuition fees will be incurred for students studying full-time in spring semester at IU South Bend. Students will enroll in WGS-B 399: Gender, Human Rights, and Society (3 Credits).
For more information contact trip leaders Professors Louise Collins and Cathy Borshuk firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
Writers, Fighters, and Urban Transformation – Ireland/Northern Ireland
Explore the ancient and the modern in Ireland / Northern Ireland with IU South Bend International programs during Summer 2018. On this trip to Dublin (Republic of Ireland) and Derry (Northern Ireland), students will tour castles, take in stunning coastal views, and learn from some of Ireland’s leading scholars. Pre-trip, students will take two IU South Bend courses fulfilling general education common core requirements; in ENG-T 190 the focus is on Ireland’s celebrated literary culture and divisive history, including the migration of many Irish to the United States. In POLS-B 399 students will explore the impact of globalization on Ireland’s largest cities and their residents. Students will enroll in ENG-T (Everyone’s Irish) and POLS-B 399 (Urban Politics and Policy).
For more information contact trip leaders Professors Shawn Nichols-Boyle and Jamie Smith firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
Sustainability – Costa Rica
Travel in beautiful Costa Rica, “the Green Republic,” as you learn about environmental conservation, the challenges of eco-tourism and the principles of sustainable development. Explore environments that range from volcanic cloud forest to tropical coastline as you learn about efforts to preserve the natural beauty and diversity. Stay with families in a small city rich in traditional culture and home to some of the longest-living people in the world. Improve your Spanish in small conversation classes from beginning levels to fluency. Teach English and provide health information during a stay in a nearby rural community. Open to all majors and all language levels. Students will enroll in ANTH-B399 Sustainability in Costa Rica.
For more information contact trip leader Professor Scott Sernau firstname.lastname@example.org
Spanish Language and Mexican Culture – Mexico
This is a unique opportunity to spend four weeks studying language, history, culture, and society in Mexico. Students enroll in six credits of IUSB courses. The Spanish courses are taught on the campus of the Instituto Cultural Oaxaca. The institute is located in a lovely 19th century estate surrounded by private gardens in the colonial center of the city. Details about the courses associated with this class are coming soon.
For more information contact trip leaders Professors Elaine Roth, John Davis email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Drawing and Sculpture – Florence, Italy
The Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts, in cooperation with The Office of International Programs offer an amazing opportunity to immerse yourself for four weeks in the rich culture and art of Florence and Tuscany. In the heart of Florence, Santa Reparata International School of Art will be our campus away from home. During the weekends there will be field trips and onsite classes to various Tuscan towns, and other regions. These classes may be used as an elective for many non-art students, and for a degree requirement for most art students. The estimated total cost of the program will be $4,700 plus 6 credits tuition at IU South Bend. Students will enroll in FINA A399 Art, Aesthetics and Creativity (3 credits) and FINA-S497 Independent Study in sculpture (3 credits).
For more information contact trip leader Professor Dora Natella email@example.com
Icelandic Land Ethics: Sustainability of Natural-Based Resources
Come learn about the sustainable practices of Iceland’s natural-based resources amid her growing tourism market. Explore Iceland’s rich history as it pertains to the development of a deep and abiding land ethic among her inhabitants. Stay in a postcard-like setting on Holar University College’s campus nestled in a lush valley between two large mountain ridges in the north central region of Iceland. Enjoy excursions to witness fire and ice at its best, as well as the creatures that live there: seals, puffins, whales, and others. Students will enroll in SUST-B399 (3 credits).
Travel dates are May 28-June 10, 2018. Estimated costs $3500.00.
For more information contact trip leader Professor Terri Hebert, firstname.lastname@example.org
This trip is pending final IU approval