Study Abroad – Where to Go

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Kansai Gaidai University in Osaka, Japan – All majors in their junior year; no Japanese language study required. Business, Social Sciences and Fine Arts courses taught in English. Intensive Japanese language program offered. One and two semester programs. Students pay tuition, fees and room/board to Marshall University. Students wishing to participate must be nominated  by the MU Japanese Program faculty.

Chukyo University in Nagoya, Japan is a tuition only exchange, room and board costs depend on your choice of residence. This particular exchange is for those seeking fluency and have achieved a higher level of difficulty in Japanese. Students wishing to participate must be nominated  by the MU Japanese Program faculty.

England

Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, England – Media, Criminology and Business majors in their junior year. Exchange is subject to identifying a counterpart student from Anglia who can participate in the exchange. Students pay Marshall University tuition and fees and they pay their dormitory fee to Anglia (does not include food).

France

Catholic University of Lyon, France – One or two month French Language Program. Students take intensive French courses and earn 6 hours of foreign language credit . No French proficiency required. Students stay in homestays and participate in weekend excursions to cultural and historical sites. Departure date is in July. Selection is conducted through Modern Languages. Learn more about this program from the Modern Languages website.

Spain

Universitas Nebrija in Madrid, Spain – One or two-month Spanish Language Program. Students take intensive Spanish courses and earn 6 hours per month of credit inAdmin Building the Foreign Language department. No Spanish proficiency required. Students stay in homestays and participate in weekend excursions to cultural and historical sites. Departure dates are usually in June and July. Selection is conducted through Dr. Maria-Carmen Riddel, Modern Languages. Learn more about this program on the Modern Languages website.

Universitat Jaume I in Castellon de La Plana, Spain is situated on the western shore of the Mediterranean Ocean and is the northern most university in the Valencian region and the only university in the region of Castello. UJI is home to 14,000 students of whom 89% are undergraduate students. Marshall University students have the wonderful opportunity to study in the ‘Intensive Spanish Language Program’ at UJI or take regular university courses in English or Spanish while immersing themselves in the Spanish culture. The city of Castellon provides a comfortable warm climate all year long making it a popular destination for exchange students.

Korea

Kyungpook National University, Daegu, South Korea – Summer program led by an MU College of Business faculty member; on-campus housing; 4-week program from late June; earn up to 6 credits in Business and International Studies.

ISEP: International Student Exchange Programs

ISEP is a network of 300 colleges and universities in 42 countries cooperating to provide affordable access to international education for a diverse student population. ISEP students gain intercultural competence through integration into their host institution and host culture while exploring the international dimensions of their academic field.

ISEP offers students two options:
– ISEP-Exchanges: reciprocal exchange among ISEP Member institutions.
– ISEP-Direct: study abroad programs at ISEP Member institutions open to students from ISEP Member and Affiliate institution.

For more information about ISEP, visit their website at http://www.isep.org

KIIS: Kentucky Institute for International Studies

KIIS is a non-profit study abroad consortium of which Marshall is a member. KIIS is committed to offering high-quality, low-cost study abroad options for undergraduate, graduate, and non-degree seeking students. KIIS has 25 four-week summer programs  and four semester programs in Europe, Africa, Asia, Canada, and Central & South America with courses in Business & Economics, Humanities, Health Sciences, Language Study, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences.

KIIS programs are faculty-led. The program cost typically includes six credit hours (summer) and 12-15 credit hours (semester), transfers between airport abroad and program site, on-site orientation, accommodations, some meals, local transportation for group excursions, comprehensive medical insurance and security evacuation insurance.

Learn more about this program at the Marshall/KIIS Program Website, or visit www.kiis.org.