These programs take students to study in many locations around the globe, as close as Puerto Rico and as far away as China. Puerto Rico, a territory of the United States, is listed under International Programs because of our expertise in administering short-term travel and study programs.
Caribbean Tropical Ecology in Puerto Rico
January 1 - 21, 2017
A three-week course designed to introduce students to the basics of Caribbean tropical ecology and evolution that will take place in the United States territory of Puerto Rico. The course will involve a mixture of classroom and field-based learning, and include excursions to all the major ecosystems of the Caribbean tropics.
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Focus on India: Global Industry & Competitive Analysis
January 5 - 16, 2017
This course examines techniques of industry and competitive analysis and ways of applying these techniques to gain a better understanding of industry trends and company strategies in sectors of significant importance to the regional economy.
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Comparative Study Tour: Perspectives on Educational Technology and Inclusion in Cuba
January 7 - 15, 2017
this study tour will allow participants to translate their local knowledge to an international setting
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Environmental Studies Study Abroad: Science, Society, and Sustainability
March 11 - 19, 2017
Students will visit the country of Haiti and explore the environmental and social issues. Academic learning will be enhanced through participation in an on-going needs based service project which aims to improve the living conditions for families who live near the lake.
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Maya Archaeology Field School in Belize
June 19 - July 13, 2017
The project area and field camp are located in a tropical rainforest within the Program for Belize Conservation Area - a protected reserve for flora, fauna, and archaeological remains.
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Food and Culture: The Italian Experience
June 3 - 18, 2017
The course will be an intensive, full-immersion academic and cultural exploration centered on the theme of Food and Culture in the perfectly preserved, magical medieval city of Siena.
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For more information, please contact Jennifer Goode-Sollis at Jennifer.Goode@umb.edu or 617.287.6995.
- A History of Writing: From Medieval Script to Digital Screen
- Athens and Beyond: Greek Art and Architecture
- Caribbean Studies Summer Institute: Caribbean Society and Culture in Comparative Perspective
- China Today: Culture, History, & Society
- Comparative Study Tour: Educational Changes in China
- Conflict Transformation Across Borders
- Entrepreneurship in the U.S. and China
- Global Perspectives on Disability Policies and Practices in Poland
- Haiti Today: People, Culture, and Politics
- Paris: a Living Textbook
- Summer Internship in China
- The Cities of Vesuvius: Ancient Greeks & Romans on the Bay of Naples
- The Holocaust: Historical Contexts
- Theatre in London
- Tourism, Food & Culture in Spain