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Faculty Led Study Tours

Deadline for Faculty Led Study Abroad Programs Application:

Applications must be submitted to OIP at least four weeks prior to departure.

For questions and to get an application, please email OIP at oip@shu.edu.

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.

Rio de Janeiro BrazilWinter Study Abroad

BRAZIL: Doing Business in Brazil 
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil 
January 4 - 11, 2019 
CORE TBA 
Cross Listed Course Information (if applicable): BINT4914/6914 Doing Business in Latin America 
3 Undergraduate Credits

A course designed to combine a cultural, historical and contemporary economic perspective of Brazil, with an emphasis on Rio de Janeiro. Students will be exposed to Brazilian business and the economy as well as questions related to human rights, catholic social teaching, and environmental rights. The course will be a combination of readings, lectures, site visits and interaction with business and industry as well as government officials. More information »

For questions please contact: Larry McCarthy of the Management department by emailing him at mccartla@shu.edu.

Rome Colosseum at nightSpring Study Abroad

ITALY: Rome and Sicily
Syracuse, Agrigento, Palermo,
Assisi, Siena, Mozzagrogna, Lanciano, Chieti, San Giovanni Rottondo, Manoppello, Loreto, Orvieto, and Rome 
March 7 – 18, 2019 
CAST 3998 Italy in the Footsteps of the Saints 
3 Undergraduate Credits 

Come and explore the ancient and awesome Assisi, Siena, Mozzagrogna, Lanciano, Chieti, San Giovanni Rottondo (Padre Pio), Manoppello, Loreto, Orvieto and Rome! This is faculty-led, 3-credit course/study abroad trip will take place from March 7th to March 18th, 2019. This course will examine Italy's spiritual contributions primarily through key figures women and men and the influence they have had upon the spiritual, artistic and cultural growth of world Christianity. The topic is imminently connected with the mission of the Catholic Studies program. It enhances and extends the classroom curriculum by providing unique on-site, hands-on experience to our students. More information » 

For questions please contact: Ines Murzaku, of the Catholic Studies Program by emailing her at ines.murzaku@shu.edu.

Diplomacy Study Abroad VideoETHIOPIA: Addis Ababa
Gondar, Lalibela, Axum
March 8 - 17, 2019 
DIPL 2114/6710 African Union Seminar 
3 Undergraduate or Graduate Credits

This course focuses on the AU's role in conflict resolution in Africa. Through a study trip to the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), students will explore and interrogate the theories and practice of conflict resolution, with particular reference to the AU and the various NGOs involved in peace and development. Students will also make a cultural and educational tour of Addis Ababa, home of the first humanoid known as "LUCY" or "DINKNESH;" Axum, reputed to be home of the Arc of the Covenant and also the site of largest obelisks in the world; Lalibela, home of the Rock-Hewn Churches (and aptly described as the 8th Wonder of the World); and Gondar, home of emperors and their castles. More information »

For questions please contact: Assefaw Bariagaber of the School of Diplomacy and International Relations by emailing him at bariagas@shu.edu.

School of Diplomacy and International Relations China study abroad spring 2018 group photoCHINA: Diplomacy China Study Tour 
Beijing, Nanjing and Shanghai 
March 8 - 16, 2019 
DIPL 2113/6610: China's Rise: Opportunities and Challenges 
3 Undergraduate/Graduate Credits

By exploring China'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. This course culminates in a 9-day field trip to China in Spring 2019. It involves onsite visits, as well as interactions and interviews with diplomats, government officials, business leaders, students and ordinary Chinese. Students will visit Great Wall and the Forbidden City in Beijing and take the 200 mph express train to visit the southern ancient capital Nanjing, and Shanghai, the new global financial hub. More information » 

For questions please contact: Zheng Wang of the School of Diplomacy and International Relations by emailing him at zheng.wang@shu.edu.

Cliffs in Ireland.IRELAND: The British Isles 
Dublin 
March 9 – 17, 2019 
ENGL 4421/CORE 3383 Irish Literature Past and Present 
3 Undergraduate Credits

Many Seton Hall students reconnect with family roots on this beautiful trip, which includes guided tours of Dublin: Grafton Street, Temple Bar, O'Connell Street, St. Stephen's Green, Phoenix Park. See the Book of Kells at Trinity College, visit St. Patrick's Cathedral, the W.B. Yeats exhibit at National Library, and the bog bodies exhibit at the National Museum. Hear live music and poetry readings in Cork, visit Blarney castle and kiss the Blarney Stone; shop at the Blarney Woolen Mills, then take a bus tour of Killarney National Park and see the breath-taking coastal views of Ring of Kerry. Other sites may include the Kerry Bog Village museum, the Kissane Sheep Farm, Daniel O'Connell's home and museum, the medieval Rock of Cashel. Return to Dublin for historian Lorcan Collins' Easter 1916 Rebellion Walking Tour, a visit to the Guinness brewery, the Dublin Writers museum, and a live theatre performance. Plans this year may include an additional visit to Galway and the Cliffs of Moher. More information » 

For questions please contact: Martha Carpentier of the English Department by emailing her at martha.carpentier@shu.edu.

A castle located in Dublin IrelandIRELAND: The Irish Stage
Dublin
March 9 - 17, 2019
ENGL 4421/COTR 2611
3 Undergraduate Credits

The Irish Stage is an investigation of the plays, players, playwrights and theatres of Ireland. The course concentrates on the birth, growth, and development of Irish Theatre and the Abby Theatre. More information »

For questions please contact: Pete Reader of the Theater Department by emailing him at peter.reader@shu.edu.

Image of Shibuya Crossing in TokyoSummer Study Abroad

JAPAN: Schooling in Japan
Tokyo, Japan
May 22 - 30, 2019
Cross Listed Course: CORE 3XXXX
EDST 3900 (EXP) Engaging the World: Comparative Education Studies through Travel Abroad
3 Undergraduate Credits

Students travel to Tokyo to explore firsthand the Japanese educational system. School visits include elementary, middle, senior high, and university levels. School visits are complemented by cultural/historical excursions around the Tokyo area. More information »

For questions please contact: Bryan Meadows of the Education department by emailing him at bryan.meadows@shu.edu.

Landscape image of Tokyo city at night.JAPAN: SHU-Japan Exchange Program
Tokyo, Japan
June 29 - July 27, 2019
Cross Listed Course: ASIA 3311SP - SHU-Japan Exchange II/ASIA 9192SP - SHU-Japan Exchange Program
3 Undergraduate or Graduate Credits

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. 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 within Japan. More information »

For questions, contact Shigeru Osuka of the Languages, Literatures and Cultures Department by emailing him at osukashi@shu.edu.

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