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Study Abroad

The College of Education has several study abroad programs and opportunities for service learning outside the United States. The Office of Academic Programs develops the structure with international partners, which helps support faculty developing and conducting these programs. It is important for the college to maintain relationships with international partners while fostering new programs for students and faculty.

Global Destinations

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Costa Rica

During this month-long program, students will use reflections, discussion, and theoretical readings to explore where language and culture come together, and how this affects the teaching of ESL/EFL.

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Fiji

Students who opt for the monthlong program in Fiji can work in a school environment or develop a service-learning project related to a school. With both options, students will increase their global awareness, develop literacy instruction skills, and see first-hand how culture, politics and national identity affect a student's identity.

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Ghana

Students who choose the month-long course in Ghana will experience classroom time as well as travel to see different regions and cultures. The work involves interaction with Ghanaian University students, cultural immersion and direct involvement in the community.

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Ireland

The six-week study abroad in Ireland program is for both undergraduate and graduate students who want to learn more about delivering educational and social services to people with developmental disabilities in Ireland.

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Italy

During Maymester, 15-20 students and UGA faculty directors work with pre-school, elementary, and middle-school students and teachers in Modena, Italy.

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Scotland

This program will give you a "Scottish" experience while expanding your knowledge about education in an international context. You will leave Scotland with a broader view of the world and educational systems, while experiencing a different culture.

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Taiwan

This program will focus on global issues in sports medicine, specific medical treatments used for sport related injuries and will include medical observations in clinical facilities and educational tours. The student will be able to learn medical practices and techniques that are used in Taiwan plus various traditional Chinese therapeutic techniques used to treat athletes and physically active individuals.

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United Kingdom

Spend Maymester in England and Scotland with an emphasis on reading and literature.


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