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Food, Ocean, and History in the South Pacific

The South Pacific is a place of warm oceans and distinctive foods. Both have shaped the diverse human cultures of the regions, which have developed unique ways of preserving and adapting ancient foodways and methods of protecting the ocean environment. Students in this interdisciplinary program will have the chance to learn first-hand about Oceanians’ relationship with the land and ocean from their first colonization of the South Pacific until the 21st century. They will also investigate the relationship between food, ocean, and identity in the Pacific, with a particular focus on themes of...

Landscape and Heritage in China

This program focuses on understanding significant heritage landscapes in China, and planning for their future. These are places that have been designed, developed, and enjoyed by people for decades and centuries, but now face the challenges of the 21st century. They are mainly world heritage sites, including palaces, sacred sites, gardens, historic centers, cultural landscapes, and rural landscapes. They are heritage properties and landscapes that continue to change over time. By studying, recording and planning for the future of these landscapes and heritage sites, you will learn about...

Psychology in London with Internship

The spring quarter Psychology in London program offers students the opportunity to gain real international work experience in the field of psychology and global health and earn major satisfying upper division Psychology credit, all while immersing themselves in one of the most significant and fascinating international cities in the world. You will take courses from faculty who are experts in psychological history and research. Gain practical and professional experience in an individualized internship placement in a variety of industry sectors. This intensive program in a fast-paced city will...

Music, Drumming and Dance in Ghana

This program is under redevelopment and will not run in 2020. The performing arts in most sub-Saharan Africa cultures are not merely forms of entertainment that exist in isolation from the societies that produces them; rather, they are interwoven into the historical, socio-economic, cultural, and the political lives of the people. This program offers students the opportunity to engage in a variety of musical expressions and traditions across several regions of Ghana. The program draws on the philosophy that students who gain broad experience and understanding of various creative processes...

Music, Arts, and Culture in London

London’s vibrant cultural life and history provide the setting for an immersive three-week musical exploration throughout this world capital. From the serenity of Evensong to the raucousness of a West End musical, students will engage with a wide variety of musical genres spanning from Handel to Hendrix, famed artists who lived next door to each other in London, two hundred years apart. Students will learn to listen critically and analytically to music originating from a wide variety of historical eras and born from diverse circumstances. Scholarship Opportunity. Several program scholarships...

Human Osteology and Archaeology Field Studies in Kyrgyzstan

This program is not running in 2019 Field Studies in Human Osteology and Archaeology emphasizes mastery of field techniques for recovering human remains in an archaeological context. Sites may cover a wide age range and include work at prehistoric cemeteries, Bronze or Iron Age features, or medieval villages. You will become acquainted with site discovery procedures (Phase 1), field mapping, and techniques for osteological and archaeological recovery excavations (Phases 2 and 3). You will learn how to conduct pedestrian surveys, establish a site grid, place excavation units, and conduct...

Wildlands Studies

A sponsored GEO program, Wildlands Studies field project programs offers the rare opportunity to study critical environmental and wildlife concerns on six continents and sixteen different countries. Nomadic by design, the field based courses evolve annually to match the latest ecological research of the region. Academically rigorous, each outdoor study program earns 15 UO credits, features direct contact and instruction with PhD. credentialed faculty who are subject matter experts, contributes directly to your cumulative GPA, and UO financial aid will apply. Students come from all over North...

Global Health, Development and Service-Learning in Accra

This program is ideal for students interested in studying global health and development issues in Africa. On this program, you will take courses examining health and development in Ghana, as well as contemporary issues facing Ghanaian society. As a complement to your coursework, you will be placed in a hands-on service learning experience at a local community organization, healthcare service provider, or research institute. You will also receive an introduction to Modern Twi (Ghana's most commonly spoken language), through your on-site orientation. If you have career aspirations in the fields...

IE3:Heidelberg Accelerated Program (HAP)

Come with only two semesters of German, leave with two years completed. This program is part of the longstanding Oregon and Baden-Württemberg state-to-state program. It is designed for students who have completed two terms (101 and 102) of first year German. Students earn the equivalent of the third term of first year German and all of second year German in one semester of intensive language study in beautiful Heidelberg. Universität Heidelberg is Germany’s oldest university, founded in 1386. It is ranked as one of Germany’s most prestigious institutions. Despite being a large, bustling...

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