Study Abroad Programs

 

Asia Council Summer Study Program: Healthcare in the Philippines yangzhou-wutingqiao

Understand the interrelationship of culture and evidence-based healthcare on the island of Bohol.  Conduct research on the Filipino healthcare system by exploring healthcare sites and interacting with actual healthcare providers and their clients.  Experience the unique cultural combination of east and west through excursions to archeological sites and other places of historical, cultural and societal importance.  This country comprised of thousands of islands provides a unique backdrop for healthcare students to experience the integration of theory and practice. 

Academic Focus: This program is designed for nursing students, who have preferably already been accepted into a cohort.

Courses: NRSG 3990: Culture and Evidence Based Healthcare (3 credits).  Students can petition to have this count towards their research requirement.

Duration / Location:  Approximately May 26 - June 12, 2018 - Two Weeks / Bohol, Philippines.

For more information click here.

 

 

Asia Council China Program: Zhengzhou University, China 

Zhengzhou

The 2018 program offers courses in biology, English, history, geography, political science, and sociology. Earn 6 undergraduate semester hours. The host institution is Zhengzhou University, which has a student population of 35,000. The city is close to many historical and cultural sites including the famous Shaolin Monastery where martial arts traditions were established. The program fee includes round-trip airfare, lodging and most meals, field trips and excursions, and most ground transportation.

Duration / Location: Approximately May 8th - June 5th, 2018 / Zhengzhou, China. Costs: $3850

For more information go to http://acchinaprogram.org/ .

Dr.Baogang Guo, Program Director

(706) 272-2678

 

Dr. Wilson Huang Co-director

(229) 333-5486

Asia Council Summer Study Program: Japan Hong Kong boat

The 2018 program in Japan will be offered in partnership with Otemon University in the Osaka area.  The program fee includes round-trip airfare, Japan-rail pass, lodging, some field trips and excursions.  The program cost does not include food, passport, or visa (if needed), or tuition fees to your home university.

Duration / Location: Approx. June 16- July 14 /  Osaka/Hiroshima/Tokyo Japan. 

Courses offered:  Japanese Spiritual Traditions (upper division);  International Studies: Japanese Culture & Language; International Studies: Japanese Film

Students must participate in the Japanese culture class and must enroll in six hours unless graduating.

 Contact: David Starling dstarlin@valdosta.edu 

Michael Stoltzfus - mstoltzfus@ggc.edu

To apply, click here. 

Tel: 229-219-1246