Cuba: Past, Present, and Future
December 27, 2019 - January 6, 2020
Immerse yourself in the incredible culture and art that Havana has to offer during this Winter Break program in Cuba. Visit museums, learn about Cuban culture from local professors, experience Cuban art, dance, and music, and discover more about the world-renowned Cuban healthcare system. Engage even more deeply by staying with Cuban families in homestays to get a firsthand experience of present-day Cuban life.
Fast Track New Zealand: Internship and Study Abroad
Spring Semester: January 18 - April 12, 2020
Gain professional and global experience in New Zealand’s capital city in this 15-week program (12 weeks in New Zealand), including a 10-week internship custom-designed to your background, skills, and career goals! Fast-track your studies by earning a minor in Organizational Leadership, completing the entire Interdisciplinary Studies core, or fulfilling upper-division general studies requirements.
A Taste of Peace Corps in the Dominican Republic
Spring Break: March 7 - March 15, 2020
Get a "taste of the Peace Corps" as you connect with the Peace Corps community in the Dominican Republic. Help implement ecologically sustainable projects in rural areas, engage with leaders working on community development projects, and participate in a site visit to a current Peace Corps volunteer. Experiential learning experiences include building a bottle school out of recycled materials, assisting with a pop-up health clinic, teaching a lesson at a local school and a visit to Dudu Ecological Park.
- Earn three credits (3) of IDS 401 or OGL 365 or LST 470 or IDS 394 in Spring B. This program can also be substituted for USL 402/410 credit for Peace Corps Prep students.
- For more info: Julia Tebben, firstname.lastname@example.org
Prague, Czech Republic: English-Speaking Internship
May 18 – July 6, 2020
Spend seven weeks in one of Europe's most charming, historic and lively cities. Gain world-class professional work experience in fields as broad as international business, arts and culture, communication and journalism, politics and NGO's, technology, engineering and the sciences. Participate in professional internships based on your personal and professional goals, within a thriving, diverse economy. The Czech Republic is the perfect place to advance your career and gain critical transferable skills. The customized application-oriented curriculum is designed around international organizations, professional development, globalization and sociocultural immersion — with the Czech Republic, Central Europe and the EU as your classroom.
Beauty of Italian Film: Aesthetics and Italian Neorealism
June 2 - June 22, 2020
Based in beautiful Rome, you'll explore the intersection of culture, art and film. Guided excursions to historical and culturally significant sites, combined with lectures and film viewings, provide a basis for understanding the role of Italian art and architecture in neorealism, the formation of the Italian aesthetic and its global influence on filmmaking.
Business in Italy and Croatia: Co-ops, Culture, and Trade
August 1 - August 10, 2020
Travel by ferry and train to Venice, Florence and Bologna, Italy, along with Split and Zagreb in Croatia to explore how business is conduced and the economy developed through entrepreneurial activities and innovation. You'll also enjoy food and cultural experiences in these historic cities while taking in the natural scenic beauty of majestic rivers and lakes.
Guatemala: English-Speaking Medical and Veterinary Care Internship
2020 Dates To-Be-Announced
Gain internship credit with 17 days of medical or veterinary field clinics, work with local (English-speaking) doctors, and explore the beautiful Guatemala cities of Sololá, Antigua, Parramos, Ixtahuacán, and Chimaltenango. Engage with the local culture through evening activities, and give back to the local community through service days.
Indigenous Peoples of Belize: Leadership, Innovation, and Sustainable Well-Being
December 29, 2019 –January 8, 2020
Study with the Indigenous peoples of Belize for 11 days in San Ignacio, Hopkins village, Laguna village, and Tobacco Caye! Be a guest in Maya and Garifuna villages in the rainforests and beaches of Belize, and learn from Indigenous peoples about their cultures, traditional knowledge, and economic and political systems. Participate in unique educational opportunities and exciting excursions that will take you to historical sites, Mayan ruins, and a Caribbean island neighboring the world’s second-largest barrier reef.
Cycling Through Spain: Where Journeys, Stories, and Leaders Converge
Spring Break: March 8 - March 14, 2020
Uncover the secrets of leadership embraced by explorers of old, then experience the Hero’s Journey firsthand—in Spain—during a 7-day cycling adventure. Bike along lightly traveled roads and gain authentic encounters with locals as we follow in the footsteps of pilgrims, conquistadors, and renowned explorer-leaders.
Contact: Layne Gneiting at Exciting.Gneiting@asu.edu
Global STEM Education: Science Teaching Experience in Costa Rica
Spring Break: March 7 - March 14, 2020
This Global Intensive Experience focuses on students who are interested in sharing their knowledge in STEM subjects through a mentored teaching experience in Costa Rica. The mentored teaching will take place at the TIDE Academy in Tamarindo, Costa Rica, an alternative school that provides flexible, individualized education to students from non-traditional families, and promotes learning both inside and outside the classroom.
Sun Devils in Beijing: Four Week English-Speaking Internship
May 27 - June 24, 2020
Students will gain valuable work experience during this month-long English-speaking internship program in Beijing, China. Students will have an opportunity to intern in a position related to their field of study, visit ancient historical sites, and learn about Chinese culture. In addition, students will learn some survival Mandarin.
Sun Devils in Dublin: Internship and Study Abroad
June 8 – July 25, 2020
This program is designed for ASU students of any major interested in participating on a powerful, individualized international internship in Dublin - one of the most vibrant and friendly cities in Europe! In addition to working four days a week and taking a course that supports their internship, students will take a seminar-style course on Ireland's history, culture, and role in Europe.
Peru and Bolivia: Cultural Diversity in the Andes
August 20 – September 26, 2020
A five-week overland odyssey from the Pacific coast of South America to awe-inspiring Machu Picchu, Cuzco, Nazca, the Colca Canyon, Arequipa, Puno, Lake Titicaca, Tiwanaku, La Paz, Potosi, and Sucre, this cultural and geographical adventure in Peru and Bolivia is a unique opportunity to study the challenges and triumphs of diverse populations, civic and cultural leaders, and historic organizations in the heart of the Andes Mountains. Gain experience with the complex economic and social settings of the developing world through visits to historic cities, remote indigenous villages, and cultural and natural wonders of the world.
Digital Culture, Technology and Innovation in the Baltics
2020 Dates To-Be-Announced
Invest two weeks in the Baltic states of Lithuania, Estonia, and Latvia this summer for an unparalleled adventure through medieval towns, spectacular natural landscapes, and deep insight into the future of digital culture, technology, entrepreneurship and innovation! Whether you’re interested in digital culture, leading edge technology and innovation, entrepreneurship and the start-up scene, venture capital, exploring exotic cultures, wandering medieval towns, or exploring magnificent natural landscapes, this program is a “must do” on your bucket list!