Our faculty are offering innovative courses that include travel abroad. These are a unique opportunity to expand your academic knowledge and gain hands-on experience in addressing global issues.
- Human Rights Law and International Organizations (NYC) - Spring 2019
Course Title: INTL-L 445/INTL-I 500: Human Rights Law and International Organizations: Gender and Human Rights
Course Description: This course will prepare a student delegation to the 63rd Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW 63) in New York City, NY in March 2019. The CSW is the principal global intergovernmental body exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women.
During this Spring 2019 practicum course, students will gain the theoretical knowledge and practical skills they need to effectively engage in policy-making efforts or advocate before international treaty bodies and will attend CSW sessions at the United Nations. Students will study the United Nations human rights treaty bodies and the international law system, work on a human rights project with an NGO and conduct an independent research project.
This course will meet on Thursdays from 2:30 - 5:00 pm during the Spring 2019 Semester.
Location: New York City, NY
Travel Dates: March 10-15, 2019
Instructor: Shruti Rana - email@example.com
Application Deadline: October 16, 2018 at 5:00pm EST
Course Fee: Tuition ( 3 credit hours), plus $1,000*
*Estimated 2019 costs, includes housing. Student is responsible for airfare, meals, and personal expenses.
- Must be a graduate or undergraduate student at IUB in good academic standing
- Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (strongly recommended)
- Modern Cuba - Spring 2019
Course Title: HISP-X 395/LTAM-L 426: Modern Cuba
Course Description: In this course, you'll stay with a host family for an authentic look in Cuban life. You'll have discussions with jazz/ hip-hop artists in Regla, tour Old Havana, and visit foundations who exist to promote Cuban culture through art and literature. Most of the week will be spent at the University of Santa Clara in Spanish classes with Cuban students, but the week concludes with a visit to Remedios and an afternoon at Santa Maria Keys. This travel program is integrated into HISP-X 395 as a required portion of the course.
For more information and to apply, visit the College Student Portal.
- Food Cultures of Greece - Summer 2019
Course Title: EURO-W 406: Food Cultures of Greece
Course Description: In this course, students are invited to explore Greek culture, from antiquity through the present, through its food. Students will be housed in modern, apartment-style dormitory housing located at the beautiful campus of the American College of Greece near Athens. The program includes weekend trips to Santorini and Peloponnese and visits to farmers’ markets, wineries, museums, olive oil producers, and food cooperatives.
This course is conducted in English and satisfies CASE WCC and A&H requirements.
Travel Dates: May 21-June 10, 2019
Instructor: Frank Hess - firstname.lastname@example.org
Application Deadline: January 28, 2019
Program Cost: Resident: $2,864; Non-resident: $3,224
*Estimated 2019 costs, includes academic fees, housing, some meals, excursions, and health insurance. Student is responsible for airfare, personal expensies and vacation travel.
- Must be an undergraduate student at IU with a good academic standing
- Must be in at least your second full-time semester of college
- Must have approximately a 2.75 cumulative GPA
For more information and to apply, visit: https://overseas.iu.edu/programs/iu/ovst/greece-iu-food-sum.html
- International Climate Governance (Brazil) - Fall 2019
Course Title: INTL-I 426/500: International Climate Governance: IU Delegation to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Course Description: In this experiential course, students will participate in a seminar during the Fall 2019 semester to learn about climate issues and the Articles of Paris Agreement. Then, students will travel to the 25th session of the Conference of Parties (COP25) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to conduct observations and interviews with climate negotiators.
Location: Brazil, city TBA
Travel Dates: November 8-16, 2019 or November 15-23, 2019
Instructor: Jessica O’Reilly - email@example.com
Application Deadline: February 4, 2019
Course Fee: Tuition (3 credit hours), plus $1,000*
*Estimated 2019 costs, includes housing, ground transportation, some meals, and health insurance. Student is responsible for airfare, most meals, and personal expenses.
- Must be a graduate student or an undergraduate student with junior or senior standing at IU during Fall 2019
- Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (strongly recommended).
- Must have a valid passport
- Will be required to obtain a visa for travel to Brazil
Application coming soon!
Please note that this course is pending final approval by the IU Overseas Study Advisory Council.