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Short-Term Summer Faculty-Led Programs

Upcoming Short-Term Study Abroad -- Application Deadlines Extended!

Application deadlines are extended beyond January 31 for 2014 programs. Please contact the Office of Global Programs at (616) 554-4700 or email alan.walczak@davenport.edu for current information and updated deadlines.

 

Short-Term Study Abroad - Summer 2014   

Costa Rica

Spanish Language Program
  • May 24 - June 15, 2014
  • Live with host families
  • Urban living in San Jose for 1 week and final 2 weeks in Manuel Antonio
  • Service learning experience
  • Medical & Business Spanish classes available

 

San Jose, Costa Rica

China

China in the Age of Transformation: Business, Culture & Society
  • May 9 - June 1, 2014 
  • Private room and meals at Ningbo University
  • Local cultural sites and visits to businesses
  • Excursion to Shanghai
  • Excursion to Beijing

European Business and Culture

Italy, Switzerland, France, Germany, The Netherlands

  • May 31 -- June 20, 2014
  • Locations: Milan, Zurich, Strasbourg, Heidelberg, Amsterdam 
  • International Business Site Visits
  • Steelcase Int'l and Dow Chemical
  • Bi-Lingual Guides
  • Important cultural sites
European Scenery

Kenya

African Culture and Emerging Global Economies
  • June 7 -- June 30, 2014 
  • Travel with DU Faculty, Dr. Nyambane, a native of Kenya
  • Visit the urban capitol of Nairobi
  • Safari to the Maasai Mara Natural reserve
  • Visit flower farms and tea plantations
  • Communicate in English as the official language

London, Paris, Barcelona

Finance and Leadership
  • May 15 -- June 5, 2014
  • Room & Board at Regent's College in London 
  • British culture: museums, theater, River Thames Tour
  • 4 Night Stays in Paris & Barcelona
  • World-famous Louvre Museum
  • Business visits in London

 

 

European Global Project Management

Global enterprises and IT
  • May 31 -- June 20, 2014  
  • Locations: Milan, Zurich, Strasbourg, Heidelberg, Amsterdam
  • Visit Mercedes, Steelcase International and Dow Chemical
  • Visit important cultural sites throughout the program
  • Bi-lingual Guides
  • Visit IT departments in European businesses

 

 

 

Short-Term Study Abroad - Summer 2015 

London, Paris, Amsterdam

Comparative Legal Studies - (Paralegal & pre-law students)
  • Summer Session 1 -- 2015 
  • Room & Board at Regent's College in London
  • Meet barristers and visit the Royal Court of Justice
  • Excursions to Paris, Amsterdam and the Hague
  • Cultural sites: Louvre Museum, London Theater, and others
  • Hague International Court of Justice

 

Health Information Management

Tentative plan for summer, 2015
Switzerland, France, Germany and Belgium
  • May - June, 2015
  • Main Cities: Geneva, Freiburg, Strasbourg, Brussels
  • Hospitals in Geneva and Strasbourg
  • AHIMA, EHMA and HIMSS
  • University Medical Center in Freiburg
  • World Health Organization