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This is a listing of all the featured programs in the program catalog. You can view the brochure for any of these programs by clicking on the program name.
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*BMBA 509 January 2018 Mexico | Global Business Perspectives
Cuernavaca, Mexico; Mexico City, Mexico

Terms: January BMBA
Description: Program Overview: Mexico occupies an interesting space in the global economy: developed by some measures, very much emerging by others, and next door neighbor to a massive economy and important trading partner.  This 10-day MBA internatio nal[...]
*BMBA 509 Spring Break 2018 China | Global Business Perspectives
Beijing, China

Terms: Spring Break
Description: Program Overview: The course examines globalization issues, countries differences, the economics and politics of international trade and investment, the functionality and form of the global monetary system, the structures and strategies of inter national[...]
*BMBA 509 Spring Break 2018 Peru | Global Business Perspectives
Cuzco, Peru; Lima, Peru

Terms: Spring Break
Description: Program Overview: In 2016, Peru overtook Brazil as Latin America's fastest growing economy.  Still considered a devloping economy, Peru offers insights into an extablished business environment fueled by rapid growth and low inflation. & nbsp;This[...]
*Gateway - PLU | Chengdu, China: Continuity and Change in an Emerging World Power
Chengdu, China

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Travel Registration
Description: Program Highlights Fall or Full Year program Language for all levels, including beginner Study Tours in Tibet, Beijing, Xian, Shanghai Study at Sichuan University On campus living and access to campus activities Internship opt ion Nestled[...]
*Gateway - PLU | Oaxaca, Mexico: Development, Culture, Natural Sciences and Social Change in Mexico
Oaxaca, Mexico

Terms: Fall, Travel Registration
Description: Program Highlights Fall program Spanish language immersion Social Justice focus with Natural Sciences option Study Tours to Mexico City, Puebla and local areas Host Family Internship option Designed for advanced Spanish language students w ith[...]
*Gateway - PLU | Oslo, Norway: Peace and Conflict Studies
Oslo, Norway

Terms: Fall
Description: Program Highlights Fall program Professors active in Peace and Conflict work Courses taken among Norwegian and international students No language requirement Bus pass gives access to city Peace Research Institute of Oslo event Nobel Peace Pr ize[...]
*Gateway - PLU | Oxford, England: PLU International Honors Program
Oxford, United Kingdom

Terms: Fall, Spring, Travel Registration
Description: Program Highlights In the IHON-Oxford Program, the student has the opportunity to pursue a highly individualized course of study through the world-renowned Oxford tutorial system, while also exploring place-based learning with PLU faculty member s.[...]
*Gateway - PLU | Telemark, Norway: Culture, Business, Kinesiology and Sustainability in Norway
Bo, Norway

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: Program Highlights Fall, Spring or Full Year program Norwegian language offered at all levels, including beginner Various academic tracks On campus living connects students to campus life University College has active campus clubs Courses are [...]
*Gateway - PLU | Trinidad & Tobago: Heritage, Cultural Fusion and Sustainability in the Southern Caribbean
Tunapuna, Trinidad and Tobago

Terms: Spring, Travel Registration
Description: Program Highlights Spring Semester program (early January to mid-May) English-speaking Caribbean nation Multiple Study Tours Flexible university coursework On-site support Internship option Nestled at the end of the southern Caribbean&rs quo;s[...]
*Gateway - PLU | Windhoek, Namibia: Cultural Immersion for Education and the Natural & Social Sciences
Windhoek, Namibia

Terms: Spring, Travel Registration
Description: Program Highlights PLU faculty member on site to provide instruction and support Housing in new facilities at the University of Namibia Internship/Research option for Natural Sciences Practicum for Education majors in local schools Two major s tudy[...]
*IAU: Aix-en-Provence, France
Aix-en-Provence, France

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Travel Registration
Description: Program Focus French language & culture International Relations & Business Fine Arts Humanities Social Sciences Program Highlights Language immersion Host Family Study Tours Volunteer opportunities Extracurricular activities& nbsp; Finances The[...]
*ILACA | Granada, Spain: Spanish and Liberal Arts in Spain
Granada, Spain

Terms: Fall, Spring, Travel Registration
Description: Program Focus Spanish language Spanish Culture Internship option Program Highlights Language immersion Host Family Study Tours around Spain Finances The PLU comprehensive fee for Fall semester covers this academic experience (instructi on[...]
*J-Term Bahamas | Tropical Marine Biology (BIOL 369)
Atlanta, United States; San Salvador, Bahamas; Tacoma, United States

Terms: J-Term
Description: Program Overview: The students in this course will explore numerous tropical marine habitats on the Island of San Salvador (Bahamas), including coral reefs, mangroves, seagrass beds and sand flats. We will discover which species are associated with [...]
*J-Term England | Tudor England (HIST 332)
London, United Kingdom; Oxford, United Kingdom; Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom; Tacoma, United States

Terms: J-Term
Description: Program Overview: Walk in the footsteps of queens and kings, knights, playwrights, artists, peasants, merchants and explorers as we uncover the history, politics and culture of England during the "Golden Age" of the Tudor monarchies (148 5-1603).[...]
*J-Term Germany | Language & Culture in the New Germany (GERM 331) C
Berlin, Germany; Leipzig, Germany; Nuremberg, Germany

Terms: J-Term
Description: Program Overview: This Berlin-based course combines German language instruction, close cultural study, and a home-stay experience. Intensive language instruction by PLU faculty at CIEE's beautiful Berlin cultural center in the mornings is foll owed[...]
*J-Term Greece | Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean (RELI 213) RG
Akrotiri/Santorini, Greece; Athens, Greece; Meteora/Thessaly, Greece; Mycenae/Peloponnese, Greece; Rhodes, Greece; Tacoma, United States

Terms: J-Term
Description: Program Overview: In the bottom of the Aegean Sea a shipwreck was discovered dating to the Late Bronze Age. The goods it carried were so varied that it is impossible to identify the origin of the ship. Its cargo was truly international. In the 130 0[...]
*J-Term Namibia | Comparative Education (EDUC 385) C
Etosha National Park, Namibia; Khorixas, Namibia; Opuwo, Namibia; Otjiwarango, Namibia; Sossusvlei, Namib Desert, Namibia; Windhoek, Namibia

Terms: J-Term
Description: Program Overview: In this two-month course, students will student teach for approximately 6 weeks in primary schools located in the Windhoek area and volunteer in a local community organization. All students will learn about the historical aspects [...]
*J-Term Neah Bay, Washington | Makah Culture Past & Present (ANTH 192 A, SO / 491)
Neah Bay, United States; Tacoma, United States

Terms: J-Term
Description: Program Overview: Makah Culture Past and Present examines the archaeology and history of this Native American Tribe and then spends almost 2 weeks on their reservation experiencing contemporary and traditional Makah Culture. Mornings are spent in a [...]
*J-Term New Zealand | Learning While Tramping on the Tracks of New Zealand (KINS 319) PE
Abel Tasman National Park, New Zealand; Akaroa, New Zealand; Christchurch, New Zealand; Dunedin, New Zealand; Fjordland National Park, New Zealand; Hokitika, New Zealand; Motueka, New Zealand; Mount Cook, New Zealand; Queenstown, New Zealand; Te Anau, New Zealand; Wanaka, New Zealand; Westport, New Zealand

Terms: J-Term
Description: Program Overview: This course will provide opportunities to hike in spectacular areas of physical diversity including volcanic, coastal, and alpine regions of New Zealand's South Island. Educational visits to the only Antarctic center in the w orld[...]
*J-Term Portland, OR | Eating Portland (COMA 387)
Portland, United States; Tacoma, United States

Terms: J-Term
Description: Program Overview: Eating Portland focuses on the way food communicates. Food is about politics (justice, sustainability, access), about history, about identity (ethnic, cultural, geographical). From the people who grow or raise it to the people wh o[...]
*J-Term Tacoma, Washington | January Term on the Hilltop (SOCW 175) A, SO / (491)
Tacoma, United States

Terms: J-Term
Description: Program Overview: The course explores the interconnection of community, poverty, and thoughtful service. Students learn about the Tacoma community on campus and explore the community before the service activities begin. Students then spend their d ays[...]
*J-Term Tobago | Social, Educational & Health Services in Tobago (SOCW 325) C
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago; Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago

Terms: J-Term
Description: Program Overview: Through observations, readings, critical reflections, and group debriefing, we explore the meaning of service and community cultural wealth in Tobago, as well as formulating a better understanding of our ethic of meaningful service .[...]
*J-Term Trinidad | Music of Trinidad Carnival (MUSI 491)
Tunapuna, Trinidad and Tobago

Terms: J-Term
Description: Program Overview: Students in this J-Term course will spend time visiting rehearsals of steelbands, talking to both teachers and performers of calypso, and meeting with other community leaders involved with the transmission and perpetuation of music ,[...]
*J-Term Uruguay | Intensive Spanish and Culture in Uruguay (HISP 201, 202, 301, 403) C
Montevideo, Uruguay; Rocha, Uruguay

Terms: J-Term
Description: Program Overview: Students will be immersed in Spanish language and culture through daily 4.5 hour Spanish classes taught by local language professionals and also through a homestay with a local family. In addition, students will explore culture and [...]
*J-Term Washington & Oregon | Environmental Literature -- From the Pacific Ocean to the Salish Sea (ENGL 234) LT
Forks, United States; Friday Harbor, United States; Otis, United States; Port Angeles, United States; Tacoma, United States

Terms: J-Term
Description: Program Overview: Our J-Term 2019 Study Away experience, "From the Pacific Ocean to the Salish Sea," takes advantage of our regional opportunities and allows for a rich immersion in the Pacific Northwest environment while reading, writing, [...]
*PLU Peace Scholars Program
Oslo, Norway

Terms: Summer
Description: PLU PEACE SCHOLARS   The Peace Scholars Program was established in 2011 as an annual program designed to deepen students’ understanding of the central issues and theories regarding peacebuilding, conflict and war. Two students from e ach[...]
*Spring Break GEOS 401 Field Trip
Moab, United States; Twin Falls, United States

Terms: Spring Break
*Washington D.C. | Gender, Race & History in the Nation's Capital (WMGS 387)
Terms: Spring Break
Description: Program Overview: A Spring semester course with an embedded study away experience during Spring Break (March 25-31, 2018).  WMGS 387 - 1 credit Class meets on-campus during Spring semester, Thursdays 6-8pm Using Washington D.C. and the s urrounding[...]
GEO: Liberal Arts in London
London, United Kingdom

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: Liberal Arts in London Building on a quarter-century of academic excellence, the London Centre offers multi-disciplinary courses in the liberal arts and humanities. Each course places an important emphasis on experiential learning, transforming the [...]
GEO: Liberal Arts in London with Internship
London, United Kingdom

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Travel Registration
Description: Liberal Arts in London with Internship Building on a quarter-century of academic excellence, the London Centre offers multi-disciplinary courses in the liberal arts and humanities with an emphasis on experiential learning supplemented by [...]
PLU Global Scholar Award
Terms: Fall, J-Term, Spring, Spring Break, Summer
Description:   PLU Global Scholar Award       Financial Need-Based Funding for PLU Study Away    The Global Scholar Award helps students with documented financial need make study away possible. For PLU Semester stu dy[...]
Wang Center Research Grants - Faculty
Tacoma, United States

Terms: Wang Research Grants
Description: The Wang Center Research Grant Program is designed to support students, faculty, and faculty-student teams that seek to conduct original research in an international setting. Consideration is also given to proposals seeking to conduct research within [...]
Wang Center Research Grants - Student-Faculty
Tacoma, United States

Terms: Wang Research Grants
Description: The Wang Center Research Grant Program is designed to support students, faculty, and faculty-student teams that seek to conduct original research in an international setting. Consideration is also given to proposals seeking to conduct research within [...]
Wang Center Research Grants - Students
Tacoma, United States

Terms: Wang Research Grants
Description: The Wang Center Research Grant Program is designed to support students, faculty, and faculty-student teams that seek to conduct original research in an international setting. Consideration is also given to proposals seeking to conduct research within [...]