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SIT: Migration and Transnational Identity in Rabat

SIT semester programs include the following components: one-week orientation, intensive language study, homestay (in urban and rural areas), thematic seminar, field methods seminar, independent study project (last month of program), and program evaluation. The Migration and Transnational Identity program explores the complex effects of human mobility on local communities, global politics, and transnational economies. You will be encouraged to consider migration both in the cultural context of Morocco as well as in relation to North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the European Union. The...

SIT: International Perspectives on Sexuality and Gender in Amsterdam

SIT semester programs include the following components: one-week orientation, intensive language study, homestay (in urban and rural areas), thematic seminar, field methods seminar, independent study project (last month of program), and program evaluation. In the International Perspectives on Sexuality and Gender program you will study the history, cultural norms, and political structures that help shape attitudes towards sexuality and gender. Pragmatic, socially liberal Netherlands is known for tolerance and openness, but issues of gender and sexuality are now a visible fault line between...

SIT: Indigenous Peoples and Globalization in Cuzco

In this program you will explore the ways in which Peru has been shaped by complex historical legacies, a multiethnic composition, and profound social and economic disparities between its different ethnic populations. By examining the Quechua, native Amazon, and mestizos experiences in the Peruvian context, you will acquire a deeper understanding of the lives, cultures, and challenges of indigenous peoples in relation to the forces of identity politics and globalization. Based in the sacred city of Cuzco, the historic capital of the Inca Empire, you will improve your Spanish competency and...

SIT: Geopolitics, International Relations, and the Future of the Middle East

Learn about the Middle East’s politics, shifting power configurations, and efforts to promote peace and global security from Jordan, a peace broker in the region. Over the last two decades, the Middle East experienced major events—from the 1994 Oslo Peace Treaty to the Arab Spring revolutions to the civil wars in Syria, Libya, and Yemen—that continue to reshape the geopolitical map of the region. As a peace broker in the region, Jordan provides an excellent site from which to study territorial conflict and state sovereignty, international intervention, and how geography’s effects on politics...

SIT: Field Studies in Journalism and New Media in Rabat

SIT semester programs include the following components: one-week orientation, intensive language study, homestay (in urban and rural areas), thematic seminar, field methods seminar, independent study project (last month of program), and program evaluation. This program provides you with an exciting opportunity to enhance your professional reporting skills under the supervision of veteran journalists. You will engage in ongoing reporting assignments, team reporting, and peer editing to create the flavor of a working newsroom. Instruction will accommodate work in students’ preferred media...

GlobalWorks: English Teaching Internships in Tokyo

The English Language Teaching Internships offer opportunities to work overseas in Japan with schools and organizations such as: Katase-Nozomi Kindergarten, Consulate-General of Brazil in Japan, Atsugi High School, Tokyo English Life Line (TELL) and many more. A strong interest in Japan and the desire to immerse oneself in the culture are a must. Language abilities range from little-to-none, all the way up to advanced. Internships provide opportunities to: Assist teaching staff with classroom instruction and curriculum development. Organize English-language immersion opportunities for students...

University of Oslo Exchange

Enroll directly in courses taught at the University of Oslo in Norway (UiO). Oslo offers courses in medieval studies, journalism, musicology, molecular biology, development studies, human rights, astrophysics, Sanskrit, and special education. Norway's dynamic capital city, Oslo, is the perfect combination of big-city benefits and small-town civility, with ample cultural, historical, and other amenities. Each year, the Nobel Institute in Oslo awards the coveted Nobel Peace Prize, and half a dozen other similar centers and institutions (such as the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights) call Oslo...

SIT: International Studies and Multilateral Diplomacy in Geneva

In the International Studies and Multilateral Diplomacy program you will examine the strategies and responses of international, supranational, and nongovernmental organizations to current challenges to peace and stability. While the city retains much of its French heritage and Swiss culture, Geneva’s population is truly international, with a unique microculture of social and political organizations. From its base in Geneva, this program provides a thorough background in international studies, using an experiential, case study approach. The program addresses the most contemporary international...

SIT: Multiculturalism and Human Rights in Cape Town

SIT semester programs include the following components: one-week orientation, intensive language study, homestay (in urban and rural areas), thematic seminar, field methods seminar, independent study project (last month of program), and program evaluation. This program focuses on identity to explore the sociopolitical debates surrounding South Africa’s multicultural society as it strives for social reform and a sound economy. South Africa is truly a multicultural society, with 11 national languages and numerous ethnic groups. While South Africans have seen tremendous change since the first...

SIT: Development Studies in Kampala

SIT semester programs include the following components: one-week orientation, intensive language study, homestay (in urban and rural areas), thematic seminar, field methods seminar, independent study project (last month of program), and program evaluation. In the Development Studies program you will work closely with faculty and students from Makerere University to study complex issues of social and economic development in Uganda, a once-turbulent nation with a fast-growing economy. A custom two-week module with a choice of focus on public health, grassroots development, or gender and...

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