|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Intersession||2016||09/30/2015 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
|NOTE: Program dates are still tentative, but will likely be around December 30, 2015 to January 17, 2016. Dates will be finalized prior to the start of the Fall 2015 term.|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
|Language Requirement:||None||GPA:||good academic standing|
|Professor(s):||Dr. Randy Willoughby||Internships:||No|
|Disciplines offered:||Political Science||Accomodations:||Hotel|
|Program Advisor:||Ali Droster - firstname.lastname@example.org||Tuition Remission Eligible Program:||Yes|
locations TBA in Summer 2015
POLS 494/594: Special Topics: Western Europe and the Islamic World
Dr. Randy Willoughby
Intersession Program 2016
EuroTour takes advantage of three or four great cities in Europe as well as Morocco and/or Turkey. Students will spend anywhere from 3 to 6 days in each location. Locations and dates in each host city will be announced Summer 2015!
A Tentative Itinerary may include Paris, Brussels, cities in Morocco, and Vienna.
This course features an academic, governmental and cultural tour of key cities in Europe and will involve a series of briefings from leading European academic, military, literary, and political personalities and experts on the European relationship with the Islamic World. Students have the opportunity to actively engage in dialogue with individuals managing the complex relationships of European and international politics.
NOTE: This is an intensive course requiring students to meet with the professor several times prior to departure. Students should anticipate reading assignments prior to, during, and after the travel program. Papers, quizes, and exams will be expected of students prior to, during, and after the travel program as well.
For a detailed description of program costs please see the Program Cost in the box at the top of this webpage. Click on the link which corresponds to the term you plan to study abroad.
Please note : train, coach, and plane travel between the cities experienced on the program is included in the cost of this program. Students participating in the program will be given details on the group travel purchased and provided as part of the program fees.
Students are still responsible for their travel to the first city of the program and their return from the final city of the program. Local travel costs are itemized in the Program Cost webpage.
Student accommodations will be in hotels located conveniently in each of the cities visited. Rooms are double occupancy and each stay includes breakfast for students.
EXCURSIONS & ACTIVITIESStudents will have the opportunity to explore each city's diverse professional, cultural, and historical sites organized by the instructor. A full list of excursions and activities will be provided late during the Fall 2015 semester. Previous years students have explored and experienced:
- UN Office at Vienna
- Council of the EU
- Aya Sofia & Blue Mosque
- Topkapi Palace