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Sustainability and Sports in London

Core to understanding the sports business industry is a deep understanding of the global impact of sports across a range of critical topics – issues on sustainability, cultural impact, economic impact, geopolitical factors, social issues, and peace. This program provides experiential opportunities that focus on the management and cross-cultural context of sport and the issues / challenges that surface when sport is examined through an international lens. This two week program will engage you with industry leaders and world class sites that embody sports and sustainability in London. You’ll...

NonProfits and Social Change in Rosario

The guiding questions of this course are: What is the role of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs, the international term for nonprofit organizations) in helping to empower people and shape policy abroad? What is the shape and scope of nonprofit and social justice organizations in South America compared to the United States? ​ How do these organizations emerge and evolve over time? What is the relationship between “western” funders, local activists and organizers and NGOs active in South America? The basic goal is to help students have a general understanding of the ongoing issues and...

Global Communications Campaigns in Rosario

The Global Communications Campaigns program is designed to give students a better understanding of trans-national media in a Latin American context. The program includes a Global Culture course and a Global Campaigns course. Both courses will be tailored to the Argentine context and, focusing on the Argentine wine industry as a case study, students will learn how Argentine marketers appeal to consumers globally. Designed for students in media studies, advertising, public relations, and journalism, this course will teach students how to construct messages that are intended for domestic,...

Politics in London

Immerse yourself in current events and unprecedented political changes in the capital of the United Kingdom. Participate in two Political Science courses over a four-week experience that will explore differing perspectives on international government and policies. Meet political party leaders and discuss politics in United Kingdom in the aftermath of Brexit. With London as your classroom you’ll visit historical sites that will provide context for recent shifts in the political landscape.

Exploring Identity, Place, and Representation through the Arts in Aix-en-Provence

In this study abroad program, led by UO instructor Lisa Abia-Smith, you will learn about post-impressionists Paul Cezanne and Vincent Van Gogh, who both retreated to the South of France. Provence offered a momentary sanctuary for these major artists to express notions of place, identity and representation. The program will start in Aix-en-Provence in southern France, where you will participate in outdoor town and country excursions, plein air painting and local museum trips. Participants will create oil paintings of landscapes, self-portraits, and the city of Aix and surroundings. The program...

Service Learning in Spain and Morocco: Immigration, Nationalism and Border Politics

This Service-Learning program is designed to give students a firsthand look at the immigration challenges and border politics that face Spain and Northern Africa. Students will participate in the spring semester program in Segovia and will complete their Service-Learning placement with the local branch of the Red Cross working to provide support to the immigrant population in Segovia. At the end of the Segovia portion of the program, students will travel as a group through southern Spain to the Port of Algerciras (Cádiz) where they will experience the trip by ferry from Spain to Tangiers,...

Semi-Intensive German Language or Culture in Berlin

NOTE: This program is only open to NON-UO STUDENTS. This program is ideal if you are looking to be immersed in German language and culture. You will enroll directly in the Freie Universität Berlin (FUBiS), a leading research institution in Germany. You can opt to take one content course in English (or Spanish) or a German language course. Field trips to museums, memorials and cultural and political institutions are integral components of all classes. In some courses, you have the unique opportunity to attend specially organized and exclusive round-table discussions with decision makers,...

Pre-Business in Siena

This program is designed to help you fulfill potential pre-business and general education requirements. The statistics and economics courses are geared to meet the basic concepts needed to fulfill introductory statistics requirements for pre-business and economics majors. In many cases, these courses may also fulfill campus degree requirements in math and or science as well as social sciences. The Cross-Cultural Communications course is required along with these two courses. You will also have a range of electives available to take alongside the statistics and macroeconomics courses. Italian...

Mexican Studies and Spanish Immersion in Querétaro

This program is designed for you to learn Spanish language through immersion. You can take intermediate or advanced Spanish, as well as courses on Mexican history, literature, and culture. You will study in the Spanish Department (Facultad de Lenguas y Letras) of the local public university: Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro (UAQ). As part of the immersive experience, you will live with a Mexican host family and have the chance to interact with Mexican students on campus. Querétaro is a beautiful colonial city located in the heart of central Mexico. Its historic city center is recognized by...

Media in Ghana

Learn firsthand about Ghana’s media, as well as the country’s history, culture and development challenges. This six-week summer program begins with a required weekly meeting schedule during the spring term. Three to four days of on-site orientation meetings and lectures on Ghanian media will be followed by full-time, five-week internship placements. Weekend field trips will visit Kumasi (capital of the Ashanti Kingdom), Cape Coast (Central Region), and other destinations within the country. Watch Media in Ghana students at the Anani Memorial International School in Accra: https://vimeo.com/...

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