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Faculty Led Study Tours

A study tour is an academic course involving traditional classroom learning and experiential learning in an international setting. Tours provide students and faculty first-hand opportunities to investigate other cultures, enhancing academic development.

A Seton Hall faculty member will partner up with local guides to lead tours in small groups, allowing for maximum interaction and a meaningful travel experience. Numerous departments offer study tours for a duration of ten days, two weeks, or one month. Please see below for a list of upcoming study tours.

To apply for the programs below, please contact the faculty member leading the trip. All students will need to complete a study abroad application for the Office of International Programs after being accepted into the program by the professor.

Spring Study Abroad

CHINA: Shanghai and Beijing
March 2 - 11, 2018
DIPL 2113/6610: China’s Rise: Opportunities and Challenges
Cross Listed Course Information if Applicable
DIPL 4601: Chinese Politics and US-China Relations
DIPL6601: Chinese Politics and US-China Relations
3 Undergraduate or Graduate Credits

This course seeks to address the implications of China’s international ascendancy through lectures, assigned readings, movies, on-site visits, presentations and reports. By exploring the country’s culture, history, politics, and foreign relations, students will gain a better and more complete understanding of the challenges and opportunities brought by the rise of China. The course culminates in a 10-day field trip to China in Spring 2018.

For More Information, Contact:
Faculty Sponsor
Dr. Yanzhong Huang
Department(s): Diplomacy
Email Address(es) for Web: huangyan@shu.edu
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CYPRUS: Nicosia
March 1 - 11, 2018
DIPL 2112: Cyprus-Eastern Mediterranean Study / DIPL 6509: EU and Cyprus Seminar
3 Undergraduate Credits / 3 Graduate Credits

This course will assess the economic, political and social impact of EU membership on Cyprus. Students will gain insights based on the perceptions of different actors, namely public sector, private sector, and civil society. After serious preparation, students will visit Cyprus and interact with the main players. Based on this visit, the class will prepare a report, for which every member will contribute.

For More Information, Contact:
Dr. Omer Gokcekus, School of Diplomacy
omer.gokcekus@shu.edu

INDIA
Mumbai, New Delhi, Agra, Kathmandu (Nepal)
February 28, 2018- March 9, 2018
BGMT 4924/7524/ BINT 4924/BINT 7524 / CORE III– Doing Business in India
3 Undergraduate Credits / 3 Graduate Credits

This course is designed to impart an understanding of how to do business in or with India and the regions surrounding it. It includes a visit to India to gain firsthand experience of its cultural, social, industrial, business and financial centers. Students are also exposed to questions related to human growth and development from the ancient times, and pertaining to peaceful coexistence as a large religiously and ethnically diverse population. The course combines attending classes at Seton Hall and Indian universities, lectures at business houses, and interactions with general population. It is approved to fulfill requirements for Signature 3 Core (CORE 3028) and Global Business (BINT 3001) courses by doing some additional work. The course is open to all Seton Hall University students, graduate and undergraduate.

For More Information, Contact:
Dr. AD Amar, Stillman School of Business
ad.amar@shu.edu
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ITALY:
Syracuse, Agrigento, Palermo and Rome
February 28, 2018 – March 10, 2018
CLAS 1312, ARCH 1113
3 Undergraduate Credits

This course is an introduction to the prehistory, history, and culture of both Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome in light of archaeological discoveries. (Sicily, as part of "Magna Graceia," is one of the major areas of colonization for the Greeks.) This course will serve the student as an introduction to basic archaeological terminology and principles. It is illustrated with slide shows, and of course a walk through some of the major sites in Sicily and Rome.

For more information, contact:
Dr. Lyndy Danvers, Department of Classical Studies
Lyndy.danvers@shu.edu
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ITALY
Rome and Sicily
March 2, 2018- March 11, 2018
CAST 3994; CORE 3748/ RELS 3208 / HONS Seminar
3 Undergraduate Credits

Seton Hall University's Catholic Studies' program invites you come and explore the ancient and awesome cities of Sicily and Rome.

For more information, contact:
Dr. Ines Murzaku, Department of Catholic Studies
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UNITED KINGDOM
London and Bath
March 2– 8, 2018
ENGL 3201: The City in British Literature / ENGL 6126 Major British Writers 1900-1945
3 Undergraduate Credits / 3 Graduate Credits

London was the preeminent center of the British empire, of capitalism and production, imperial and domestic politics, social radicalism and the artistic avant garde, immigration and diversity, and most importantly, the center of English literary history. This trip will reveal that glorious past, focusing on 19th and 20th century London.

For more information, contact:
Dr. Martha Carpentier, English Department
Dr. Jonathon Farina, English Department
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UNITED KINGDOM
London
March 2– 8, 2018
COTR 3627- Theatre in London
3 Undergraduate Credits/3 Graduate Credits

A Study Abroad course that covers British theatre and its history culminating in a week-long trip to London visiting historic sights and viewing several theatre performances. Usually included are tours to Windsor Castle, backstage tours of the National Theatre, the Globe Theatre, the Houses of Parliament, the British Museum as well as Acting workshops at the National Theatre and theatre performances in the West End. Particular sights and productions are subject to availability at the time of the trip.

For more information, contact:
Dr. Peter Reader, Department of Visual Media and Performing Arts
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AUSTRIA: Salzburg and Vienna
CZECH REPUBLIC: Prague
May 19 – 28, 2018
MUHI 2141 /MUAP 2141 Special Topics: In Mozart's Footsteps
3 Undergraduate Credits

This is a travel abroad course on the life and works of W. A. Mozart. Students will explore the cities where he spent most of his life. There will be opportunities to sing selected choral works of Mozart.

For More Information, Contact:
Dr. Paul Christiansen, Music Program, paul.christiansen@shu.edu
Dr. Jason Tramm, Music Program, jason.tramm@shu.edu
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Summer Study Abroad

CHINA
Nanjing
May 22 - June 21, 2018
ASIA 2233 / 6233: June-in-China
9 Undergraduate Credits: 3 from Seton Hall University and 6 from Nanjing University or
9 Graduate Credits: 3 from Seton Hall University and 6 from Nanjing University

The goal of this program is to immerse students to the Chinese language and its culture. Throughout the travel course, students will develop a linguistic proficiency, and gain a better understanding of different cultural aspects, in particular, the historical and current developments of China, thereby opening up their intellectual horizon.

For More Information, Contact:
Dr. Dongdong Chen, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
dongdong.chen@shu.edu
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ITALY
Rome
May 25, 2018-June 23, 2018
ITAL 2701: Summer Study Abroad Program in Rome
6 Undergraduate Credits: 3 credits from Seton Hall University and 3 credits from Italiaidea

The Seton Hall Summer program in Rome offers students a unique opportunity to experience the life of Rome and to learn about the culture of Italy. The program runs for four weeks. Students will take two three-credit courses, one of which will be taught by the director of the program, Dr. Gabriella Romani. Classes are held in the morning and early afternoon in the very heart of the city near Navona Square, from where students can easily walk to all main historical sites of the city. Courses are tailored for students to take advantage of the location and gain a true full-immersion experience in the language and culture of Italy. Students live with local Italian families.

There will be guided tours of the city and visits to the main sites, such as the Colosseum, the Vatican Church and Museum, the Trevi Fountain, and the Galleria Borghese. In addition, there will be a weekend excursion to Siena.

For More Information, Contact:
Dr. Gabriella Romani, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
gabriella.romani@shu.edu
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FRANCE
Paris
July 1 - 31, 2018
6 Undergraduate Credits: FREN2702: Study Abroad in Paris + Course at Sorbonne or
6 Graduate Credits: FREN4701: The Parisian Lens + Course at Sorbonne

The Seton Hall Summer French Immersion in Paris is a total immersion program, which includes three credits of French language and culture at the Sorbonne, France's oldest and most prestigious university. The program provides a unique opportunity for a short-term intensive study of French language, culture and civilization, while offering students the opportunity to visit some of France's most famous cultural centers and historic monuments, including the Louvre, the Musee d'Orsay (impressionist paintings), Notre Dame Cathedral and more!

For More Information, Contact:
Dr. Matthew Escobar, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
matthew.escobar@shu.edu
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JAPAN
Tokyo
June 30 - July 28, 2018
ASIA 2211 SP/ASIA 9192 SP: SHU-Japan Exchange I
9 Undergraduate Credits: 3 from Seton Hall University and 6 from Sophia University or
9 Graduate Credits: 3 from Seton Hall University and 6 from Sophia University

Seton Hall University and Sophia University in Tokyo have exchanged students for the past 30 years as part of our SHU agreement to broaden and deepen the understanding between the two countries. The exchange program with Sophia University introduces students to a broad range of issues in Japan and Asia, leading to a greater understanding between Japanese society and people of other nations. Students are given the chance to meet Japanese people and learn firsthand about their language, society, economy, business, culture, religion, history, and literatures. The program includes numerous field trips at weekends and visits major historical sites in Japan.

For More Information, Contact:
Dr. Shigeru Osuka, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
shigeru.osuka@shu.edu

MOROCCO & SPAIN
Rabat, Morocco and Granada, Spain
June 17 – July, 20, 2018
MOLG3321: The Arab World Close Up: History, Religion, Politics and Culture
CU/AF 221: North African Cultural Identities, Arabic Language (all levels)
6 Undergraduate Credits:
3 from Seton Hall University and 3 from University Mohammad V, Rabat

The Seton Hall summer program in Rabat, Morocco offers students a unique opportunity to explore the culture and history of North Africa, the Middle East and Granada, Southern Spain and their historic and cultural intersections.

The program runs for 4 weeks. Classes are held at the IES facilities at the heart of Rabat city near the Medina. The study includes guided field trips to important historical sites, the desert, imperial cities of Morocco and Granada in. Students will also visit NGOs, the Moroccan parliament, Rabat Archaeological Museum, Royal Academy for Amazhighi (Berber) Studies and the Royal Library in Rabat. Students must take at least one of the two culture courses if they decide to take a language course for three credit.

All excursions in Morocco and Spain include roundtrip transportation and hotel. Hotel includes Wi-Fi, daily breakfast and lunches as well as entrance fees to the Alhambra, Generalife, Muslim and Mudéjar monuments in the Albayzín.

For more information, please contact:
Dr. Youssef Yacoubi, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
youssef.yacoubi@shu.edu
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SPAIN
Alicante
June 18, 2018 - July 20, 2018
6 Undergraduate Credits: SPAN 2701/3701 + Course at University of Alicante

The 17th Summer Abroad Program in Alicante provides a unique opportunity for a short-term intensive study of Spanish language and culture. This is a 6 credit Spanish language and culture immersion program for Elementary, Intermediate, and Advanced students. All students, in each of the three levels, will take two 3-credit courses, one taught by Dr. Daniel Zalacaín, Professor of Spanish at Seton Hall University, and the other one by a distinguished professor from the University of Alicante. University of Alicante is located on the outskirts of this beautiful Mediterranean Spanish city. The program will run for four weeks. Students will take two three-credit courses, one of which will be taught by the director of the program, Dr. Daniel Zalacaín, and the other by a faculty member from the University of Alicante. Students will live with Spanish speaking families in groups of two per family. Nine days during week-ends will be dedicated to comprehensive guided excursions to the cities of Madrid, Toledo, Granada, and Barcelona. The objective of the program is to offer a true full-immersion experience in the language and culture of Spain.

For More Information, Contact:
Dr. Daniel Zalacaín, Professor, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
daniel.zalacain@shu.edu
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BOSNIA and HERZEGOVINA
Sarajevo, Mostar, Banja Luka
July 20 - 28, 2018
DIPL6258SP Memory and Conflict: Dealing with the Past Constructively
3 Undergraduate / Graduate Credits
Borislava Manojlovic, School of Diplomacy, borislava.manojlovic@shu.edu

Through a study abroad trip in Bosnia and Herzegovina, this course examines how different actors and institutions address processes of dealing with the contentious past and how the politics of collective remembering impacts the dynamics of relationships among people on the ground. We will also examine various social practices and initiatives of counteracting the negative effects of divisive past through education, justice, policymaking, art and commemoration. We will visit different cities in BIH such as Sarajevo, Mostar and Banja Luka. This program will be an opportunity to apply various international relations theories and concepts, network with representatives of local and international organizations, engage with people on the ground and immerse in the rich culture of the region.
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