Redefining the Classroom
Study Abroad

Experience the World

Study abroad is your opportunity to live in a foreign country and attend a foreign university.

  • See the world
  • Learn different education styles
  • Explore a new culture
  • Practice language skills
  • Make lifelong friends
  • Be more independent

International Study Information Fair - Monday September 19

Faculty Focused Events

  • 8:30 – 9:30 am
    How to Develop a Faculty-Led Study Abroad Experience/Opportunity
    International Studies Abroad Staff and Dr. Ashley Moerke
    Faculty Center for Teaching
  • 10 – 11 am
    The LSSU Process for Faculty-Led Study Abroad and Advising Students Interested in Studying Abroad
    Dr. Donna Fiebelkorn, Dean (Interim), College of Arts and Sciences
    Faculty Center for Teaching
  • 11 am - 12 pm
    How to Develop a Faculty-Led
    Study Abroad Experience/Opportunity
    International Studies Abroad Staff and Dr. Ashley Moerke
    Faculty Center for Teaching

Student Focused Events

  • 2-6 pm
    Information Fair
    Library Art Exhibit Room
    International Studies Abroad (ISA)
    College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS)
    Japan Center for Michigan Universities (JCMU)

LSSU Faculty-Led Study Abroad Opportunities

  • 12 pm
    Dr. Ashley Moerke and Dr. Kathy Berchem
    Cultural, Ecological, and Human Health Issues of New Zealand: Focus on Indigenous Cultures, Spring Semester
    Marine Biology, Belize, Fall 2017
    Ecology and Management of Sub-Saharan Africa
  • 12:30 pm
    Dr. Barbara Evans
    Experience Scotland
  • 2:30 pm
    Professor Becky Davis
    Education Experience in China, Summer 2017
  • 3 pm
    Dr. Thomas Allan
    Tropical Ecology and Conservation, Costa Rica, Spring 2017
  • 4 pm
    Dr. Ralf Wilhelms
    Business and the International Context, China, Summer 2017
  • 5 pm
    Dr. Ashley Moerke and Dr. Kathy Berchem
    Cultural, Ecological, and Human Health Issues of New Zealand: Focus on Indigenous Cultures, Spring Semester
    Marine Biology, Belize, Fall 2017
    Ecology and Management of Sub-Saharan Africa
  • 6 pm
    Dr. Thomas Allan
    Tropical Ecology and Conservation, Costa Rica, Spring 2017

Faculty-Led Programs

China - Shaoxing
May 8 - June 16, 2017

LSSU’s intensive course offerings in China may be the perfect cultural, business and language learning solution for those looking for an immersive and holistic international learning experience. Shaoxing University was originally founded in 1909 as the Shankuai Primary Normal School and enrolls 13,000 undergraduate students today. The University is located in Shaoxing, one of the famous historical cities in China. With a history of thousands of years, the region is renowned for the abundant of cultural relics. Numerous accomplished scholars
or figures were born or lived here such as Yu the Great in the far ancient China and the famous writer Lu Xun in modern times. You will participate in a challenging weekly course schedule that can provide you with up to 14 course credits for your current major at LSSU.

Program Fee: $3,798 (Includes: Up to 14 credits, room and board, round-trip airfare and visa, travel insurance, tour program fees, on-site transportation, books. Financial aid is available for qualifying students)

14 Credits

  • INTB 420 International Business - 3 cr.
  • INTD 320 International Experience - 3 cr.
  • CHIN 151 & CHIN 152 Chinese Language - 8 cr.

Faculty Leader: Dr. Ralf Wilhelms, MIBA, DBA, International Business

Not included: $25 non-refundable application fee, passport, HTH mandatory health insurane, immunizations

Application Deadline: February 1, 2017

 

Costa Rica
May 1-11, 2017

Costa Rica- San Jose, Cano Island, Campanario Biological station

Explore the tropical ecology of Costa Rica during a 10-day "Edventure" through national parks and reserves. Costa Rica has some of the world's greatest biodiversity, which you will experience while hiking in Corcovado National Park. Students will kayak in the mangroves, hike in the jungle, swim in the waterfalls, snorkel at Cano Island and camp in Campanario. A variety of lab experiences with flora and fauna of the tropical rain forest are included. Be prepared for the adventure of a lifetime while helping with bat capture during your night hike. Learn about Costa Rican culture and history at a homestay in a remote indigenous village.

Program Fees: BIOL 300 - Special Topics - Tropical Ecology (four credits @ $451 per credit) & $2,650 (Includes round-trip airfare, lodging, all meals, park admission fees, in-country travel)

Faculty Leader: Dr. Tom Allan, Associate Professor of Biology

Application Deadline: December 15, 2016 (LSSU Spring registration begins November 7)

Requirement: This is course requires permission of the instructor (Tom Allan, Ph.D.) to register.

Note: Application Fee: $25, Included, non-refundable

 

Experience Scotland in 2016-2017

LSSU has joined the Wisconsin Experience Scotland Program for 2016-2017!
This program is one of the most affordable study abroad options available today!

Set in the historical Dalkeith House or "Palace" as the locals refer to it, this rich, cultural immersion experience is a safe and comfortable way to take your education beyond your borders. Partnerships with the University of Edinburgh Student Associations and non-residential host families provide enriching opportunities for expanding your education. Explore the UK while studying with Experience Scotland.

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LSSU Partners for Study Abroad

Japan Center for Michigan Universities (JCMU) http://jcmu.isp.msu.edu/

International Studies Abroad (ISA) http://studiesabroad.com/

College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS) http://www.ccisabroad.org/

Council on International Education Exchange (CIEE) https://www.ciee.org/

Application Materials

Financial Aid