Summer session at UMBC provides students opportunities to earn credits while exploring other cultures and gaining hands-on experience. Study abroad opportunities offered during Summer Session 2014 include:
GHANA (AFST 495/498)
July 6-August 4, 2014
Take part in an exciting four-week study abroad experience to gain first-hand knowledge about the unique cultural and political heritage of Ghana. The 4-credit course includes language training, field research, service learning, and lectures. Students will explore the cities of Accra, Cape Coast, and Kumasi. Open to upper-level undergraduates and graduate students in the humanities, languages, social sciences, and area studies. All-inclusive program includes international airfare, lodging, and meals.
For more information, contact Dr. Tyson King-Meadows at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline to apply is March 10.
ISRAEL (BIOL 499/601)
Travel to Israel This Summer Explore Three Seas: Med, Red and Dead
Take part in an opportunity to study abroad this summer at the School of Marine Sciences of the Ruppin Academic Center in Israel. Participants in the program “Exploring the Three Seas: Med (Mediterranean Sea), Red (Red Sea) and Dead (Dead Sea)” will explore the marine and environmental sciences of these three unique and diverse marine systems. Offered to rising juniors and seniors, as well as graduate students, the 4-credit program includes lectures, hands-on labs, field trips and a research cruise.
For more information, contact Dr. Yoni Zohar at Zohar@umbc.edu.
COSTA RICA (GES 400/600)
Study Sustainable Development & Conservation in Costa Rica This Summer
This summer, partake in a unique study abroad experience that involves a mix of field research and service learning. Travel to Costa Rica and interact with rural communities engaging in sustainable development projects and gain a first-hand understanding of tropical biodiversity. Students will obtain an appreciation for balancing the needs of development and conservation in a tropical rural setting. The field study is offered to upper-level undergraduate and graduate students.