Study Abroad Featured Programs

Canada Track

Through the National Student Exchange, students can study at Brandon University, the University of Northern British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, University of Calgary, University of Saskatchewan, Universite Du Quebec A' Montreal, University of Regina, Universite de Sherbrooke, Bishops University, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, and Cape Breton University.

National Student Exchange: http://www.nse.org

UAA National Student Exchange Contact: Jennifer Jensen, Director of Student Recruitment, jajensen3@uaa.alaska.edu

 

Europe Track

Angers, France (Fall, Spring, Summer)

All levels of French language and a selection of topics courses taught in either French, for advanced students, or English. 

Surrounded by a castle and cathedral dating back to the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, discover the heart of France in Angers.  Experience the best of the medieval and the modern in this colorful city nestled in the beautiful Loire Valley. Stroll down cobblestone streets, explore beautiful gardens, and visit museums. Take the high-speed train to Paris, just an hour and a half to the northeast. Study on the campus of the Université Catholique de l'Ouest, close to the city center.

AHA International:  http://www.ahastudyabroad.org

Berlin, Germany (Summer)

Intensive German language, all levels, at FUBiS, the academic summer program of the Freie Universitaet, Berlin, a fully accredited German research university.  Area studies courses taught in English are also available.

Berlin is the vibrant, modern capital city of Germany. Explore this urban metropolis, its stunning architecture, bustling street cafes, diverse theaters and cabaret, historical landmarks, and pulsating night life. Experience the ideological crossroads where East meets West, the past meets the future, and modern European politics are born.  Explore the tranquility of the Berlin woods and large green spaces alongside the excitement of the modern city.

AHA International:  http://www.ahastudyabroad.org

Segovia, Spain (Fall, Spring, Summer)

Upper division Spanish Language classes, in addition to courses in European Studies, Spanish Film, Art History, and Spanish Literature taught in Spanish. 

Segovia is a beautiful city with castles, Roman aqueducts, and 16th century Cathedrals.  It is centrally located in the middle of Spain with great access to cosmopolitan Madrid and the Guadarrama mountain range with amazing hiking and skiing.  In this program, you will fully immerse yourself in Spanish life with excursions to the surrounding areas, conversation partners, and living with your host family. 

This program is open to students who have completed two years of college level Spanish.  Segovia is a perfect program to take your language ability to the next level, while exploring the wonders of Spain. 

AHA International:  http://www.ahastudyabroad.org

Vienna, Austria (Fall, Spring, Summer)

All levels of German language and a variety of topics courses taught in English. 

At the crossroads of European culture, Vienna has always attracted artistic genius in music, art, architecture, literature, philosophy, and the sciences. Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schiele, Kafka, and Freud made Vienna their home. Surrounded by ancient historical sites, monasteries, and old town centers, take advantage of Vienna's modern cultural and academic resources. Visit the home of the United Nations, walk along the Ringstrasse,or relax in a cozy café. Located in the center of Europe, Vienna offers quick access by train to major cities such as Rome, Venice, Florence, Prague, and Budapest. Explore European history and culture from this classic and cosmopolitan city.

  AHA International:  http://www.ahastudyabroad.org

 

Northeast Asia Track

China

Program Providers:

Arcadia University: www.arcadia.edu

Council on International Education Exchange (CIEE): www.clee.org

Institute for Study Abroad-Butler (IFSA-Butler): www.ifsa-butler.org

International Studies Abroad (ISA): www.studiesabroad.com

Japan

UAA Hokkaido Student Exchange:

The Japanese Program has established a direct exchange program with the Hokkaido University of Education (HUE) in Hokkaido, Japan. Students who have successfully completed three years of Japanese are encouraged to apply. For more information, contact Hiroko Harada, Coordinator of Japanese at afhh@uaa.alaska.edu.

Tokyo, Japan (Fall, Spring)

Council on International Education Exchange (CIEE): www.ciee.org

 

 

Russia Track

Moscow, St. Petersburg, and Vladimir, Russia (Fall, Spring, Summer)

 

Russian Language and Area Studies:Intensive Russian language and culture for students with at least two years of college level Russian.

 

Contemporary Russia: Moscow Higher School of Economics.  Summer program that includes Russian language study on all levels and content courses taught in English. (Summer)

Heritage Speakers Program in Moscow or St. Petersburg: Individualized Russian Language Program for Heritage Speakers

Business Language and Internship: Combines a specially designed curriculum focusing on the language of Russian business with an internship averaging ten to fifteen hours per week at a multinational company, business, or non-governmental organization agency in Russia. (Fall, Spring)

American Councils: www.acrussiaabroad.org

St. Petersburg, Russia (Fall, Spring)

Intensive Russian language and culture for students with at least two years of college level Russian.

 

Council on International Education (CIEE): www.ciee.org/study/programOverview.aspx?pID=73

 

St. Petersburg, Russia (Fall, Spring, Summer)

Russian language at all levels, topics courses taught in English.

American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS): www.aifsabroad.com/russia