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Hebrew University: Rothberg International School - Undergraduate Study Abroad Program Jerusalem, Israel
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Fall-Winter, Winter-Spring Description:
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Hebrew University: Rothberg International School - Summer Program Jerusalem, Israel
Terms: Summer Description:
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HfWU Germany: Innovation for Sustainability Nurtingen, Germany; Stuttgart, Germany
Terms: Summer Description: Program Overview Company visits in key industries, lectures on sustainability and methodology, three German towns, two amazing weeks, one great summer school tour. Our global challenges such as climate change, social inequality, or scarcity of com modities[...]
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PSU Direct Enroll China: Zhengzhou, Zhengzhou University Zhengzhou, China
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Winter-Spring Description: Program Overview Study at Zhengzhou University, PSU's sister-university in Zhengzhou, Henan Province. One of the capitals of the ancient world, Zhengzhou today is a major market and transportation center of over  8 million people. The cit y[...]
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PSU Direct Enroll Israel: Haifa, University of Haifa Haifa, Israel
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Winter, Winter-Spring Description: Program Overview Haifa is Israel's third largest city. First and foremost a port city for international commerce, it has in recent decades become a major center for Israel's high-tech industry. Build on Mount Carmel, Haifa is a collection [...]
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PSU Direct Enroll Israel: Haifa, University of Haifa - Summer Program Haifa, Israel
Terms: Summer Description: Program Overview Haifa is Israel's third largest city. First and foremost a port city for international commerce, it has in recent decades become a major center for Israel's high-tech industry. Build on Mount Carmel, Haifa is a collection [...]
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PSU Direct Enroll Japan: Hiroshima, Hiroshima Shudo University - Summer Hiroshima, Japan
Terms: Summer Description: Program Overview Hiroshima faces the tranquil Seto Inland Sea in an environment richly endowed with natural beauty. The northern part of the city is mountainous, offering recreation opportunities in water sports in the summer and snow sports in th e[...]
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PSU Direct Enroll Turkey: Istanbul, Bogazici University Istanbul, Turkey
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Winter-Spring Description: Program Overview  NOTE: This program is under a U.S. Department of StateTravel Advisory Level 3. University policy requires students seeking to travel to countries under a U.S. Department of StateTravel Advisory Level 3 to seek special permis sion from[...]
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PSU Direct Enroll Turkey: Istanbul, Bogazici University (Summer) Istanbul, Turkey
Terms: Summer Description: Program Overview NOTE: This program is under a U.S. Department of StateTravel Advisory Level 3. University policy requires students seeking to travel to countries under a U.S. Department of StateTravel Advisory Level 3 to seek special permissio n from[...]
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PSU Direct Enroll Turkey: Istanbul, Bogazici University (TLCP) Istanbul, Turkey
Terms: Summer Description: Program Overview NOTE: This program is under a U.S. Department of StateTravel Advisory Level 3. University policy requires students seeking to travel to countries under a U.S. Department of StateTravel Advisory Level 3 to seek special per mission from[...]
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PSU Exchange Egypt: Cairo, American University in Cairo (AUC) (Exchange) Cairo, Egypt
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Summer, Winter, Winter-Spring Description: Program Overview  In Cairo, the modern, the rural and the urban are brought together on the banks of the Nile in one of the most fascinating cities in the world. The largest city in Africa; the cultural center of the Arabic-speaking world; a cr ossroads[...]
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PSU Exchange Egypt: Cairo, American University in Cairo (AUC) - ALIN (Exchange) Cairo, Egypt
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Summer, Winter-Spring Description: Program Overview  In Cairo, the modern, the rural and the urban are brought together on the banks of the Nile in one of the most fascinating cities in the world. The largest city in Africa; the cultural center of the Arabic-speaking world; a cr ossroads[...]
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PSU Exchange England: London, London College of Communication (Exchange) London, England
Terms: Fall Description: PROGRAM OVERVIEW The communications sector is evolving fast. Through our world-leading community of teaching, research and industry partnerships, we enable our students to develop the critical, creative and technical excellence need ed[...]
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PSU Exchange Italy: Bologna, University of Bologna Bologna, Italy
Terms: Academic Year, Fall-Winter, Winter-Spring Description: Program Overview Studying at the University of Bologna (Unibo) is a great choice for students who have already studied Italian at the college level for at least 2 years.  PSU students are able to take courses in Italian, as well as enroll in [...]
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PSU Exchange Japan: Kyoto, Doshisha University (Exchange) Kyoto, Japan
Terms: Academic Year, Fall-Winter, Spring, Spring-Fall-Winter Description: Program Overview Doshisha university was founded in 1875 as the Doshisha Academy for English studies by Joseph Hardy Nesima. Nesima was known as an internationally minded person, because he was the flrst Japanese citizen to receive a degree f rom[...]
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PSU Exchange Japan: Osaka, Kansai Gaidai University (Exchange) Osaka, Japan
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Winter-Spring Description: Program Overview Kansai Gaidai University is located midway between Osaka, Japan’s second largest commercial center and Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan. This places Kansai Gaidai University as a bridge between the new Japan and the old J apan,[...]
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PSU Exchange Japan: Sapporo, Hokkaido University (JLCSP) (Exchange) Sapporo, Japan
Terms: Academic Year, Fall-Winter, Spring Description: Program Overview Sapporo ("important river flowing through a plain") in Ainu language is the capital of Hokkaido and Japan's fifth largest city. Sapporo is also one of the nation's youngest major cities. In 1857, the city's p opulation[...]
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PSU Exchange Japan: Toyama University of International Studies (Exchange) Toyama, Japan
Terms: Academic Year, Fall-Winter, Spring Description: Program Overview The Toyama University of International Studies (TUINS) mission is to cultivate the spirit of co-existence and symbiosis along with students' intellect, with a sound mind in a sound body, and their personalities and potentials. [...]
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PSU Exchange Japan: Sapporo, HUSTEP Program (Exchange) Sapporo, Japan
Terms: Academic Year, Fall-Winter, Spring Description: Program Overview Sapporo ("important river flowing through a plain") in Ainu language is the capital of Hokkaido and Japan's fifth largest city. Sapporo is also one of the nation's youngest major cities. In 1857, the city's p opulation[...]
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PSU Exchange Korea: Ulsan, University of Ulsan Ulsan, South Korea
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Winter-Spring Description: Program Overview Until the early 1960's, the city of Ulsan was a fishing port and agricultural center. However, as the Ulsan Industrial District began to build up in 1962, it emerged as an industrial center of Korea. The city became home to ma jor[...]
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PSU Exchange South Korea: Asan, Soonchunhyang University (Exchange) Asan, South Korea
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Winter-Spring Description: Program Overview Soonchunhyang University offers students an excellent environment, well-suited to studying and learning about the Korean language, history, and culture. Located on the central west coast of South Korea, Soonchunhyang University is [...]
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PSU Exchange South Korea: Seoul, Hanyang University (Exchange) Seoul, South Korea
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Winter-Spring Description: Program Overview Hanyang University is located in eastern Seoul and is one of the largest and highest ranked universities in Korea. As of March 2001, the University comprised twenty Colleges, ninety-two Departments, fifteen Schools where stud ents[...]
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PSU Exchange South Korea: Seoul, Hanyang University (Summer) (Exchange) Seoul, South Korea
Terms: Summer Description: Program Overview Hanyang University is located in eastern Seoul and is one of the largest and highest ranked universities in Korea. As of March 2001, the University comprised twenty Colleges, ninety-two Departments, fifteen Schools where stud ents[...]
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PSU Exchange South Korea: Ulsan, University of Ulsan (Summer) Ulsan, South Korea
Terms: Summer Description: Program Overview Until the early 1960's, the city of Ulsan was a fishing port and agricultural center. However, as the Ulsan Industrial District began to build up in 1962, it emerged as an industrial center of Korea. The city became home to ma jor[...]
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PSU Exchange Taiwan: Kaohsiung, National Sun Yat-Sen University (Exchange) Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Winter-Spring Description: Program Overview Spend a term or a full year on exchange at the National Sun Yat-Sen University in Kaohsiung, Taiwan's maritime capital. With a population of approximately 3 million, Kaohsiung is located in the southern region of Taiwan and is [...]
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PSU Faculty-Led Austria: Vienna - Interdisciplinary Creative Writing Vienna, Austria
Terms: Summer Description: Join author, publisher, and PSU English Instructor Mark Allen Cunningham for a richly interdisciplinary course exploring creative writing in Vienna.
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PSU Faculty-Led Brazil: Sao Paulo - Anthropology of Food: Urban Food Systems Sao Paulo, Brazil
Terms: Summer Description: PROGRAM OVERVIEW Join professor Charles Klein in Sao Paulo, Brazil to investigate a large and multidimensional urban food system in action! Activities will include visiting farms, farmer’s markets, food distribution centers, municipal and [...]
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PSU Faculty-Led Costa Rica: Grecia - Cultural and Language Immersion for Social Workers in Costa Rica Grecia, Costa Rica
Terms: Summer Description: PROGRAM OVERVIEW   This program offers a two-week course of cultural and Spanish language immersion for social workers in Costa Rica. The course is designed for graduate students but is available to Bachelors in Social Work (BSW) students [...]
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PSU Faculty-Led Ecuador: Quito - Education Abroad for Speech-Language Pathologists Quito, Ecuador
Terms: Summer Description:   PROGRAM OVERVIEW This 6-week program is for graduate students studying speech-language pathology and for practicing speech-language pathologists who have intermediate to fluent Spanish skills. Experience immersion in Ecuador’s cult ure[...]
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PSU Faculty-Led England: London - History of Rock and Roll London, England
Terms: Summer Description:   PSU Faculty-Led England: London - History of Rock and Roll PROGRAM OVERVIEW The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Eric Clapton, Punk Music and the list goes on. What better way to experience the History of Rock than in Englan d?[...]
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PSU Faculty-Led England: London - Honors: Gateway to Marvels and Mysteries: Medieval Science and Modern Stage London, England
Terms: Summer Description: PROGRAM OVERVIEW   This program offers students an immersive learning experience in the global city of London. The two seminars offered over the four-week program use London as a class text, as students explore topics including the hi story[...]
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PSU Faculty-Led England: London - Similarly Different: Graphic Designers in London London, England
Terms: Summer Description: Program Overview England has long been a cultural center of Europe and the world. It’s been home to some of the most beloved and timeless typographers and designers like John Baskerville, Edward Johnston, Neville Brody, Peter Saville, Vaug hn[...]
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PSU Faculty-Led England: London - Sustainable Policy, Planning, & Property Development London, England; Sheffield, England
Terms: Summer Description: Program Overview This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to the planning and real estate development systems in England. While it is often assumed because of shared language and close historical ties that the US and Englan d[...]
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PSU Faculty-Led France: The Dordogne - Middle to Upper Paleolithic of Southwest France Bordeaux, France
Terms: Summer Description:   PROGRAM OVERVIEW Much of what we understand, or think we understand, about the evolution of modern humans is framed by the history of discovery in western Eurasia, where the tradition of research is the longest and historically conside red[...]
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PSU Faculty-Led Germany: Berlin - Identity, Social Justice, and Nation; Germany in the New Europe Berlin, Germany
Terms: Summer Description: PROGRAM OVERVIEW This course will examine the intersection of race, nation and social justice through the study of three minority communities in Berlin, Germany. These groups are Turkish “Guest Workers”, Afro-Germans and the LGTBQ co mmunity.[...]
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PSU Faculty-Led Germany: Berlin - Sports, Culture and the Media Berlin, Germany
Terms: Summer Description: PROGRAM OVERVIEW In this course, using Berlin as our classroom, we will examine how sports reflect contemporary society on various issues, including race, gender, economics, marketing, mental illness and sexual abuse, among others. We will also [...]
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PSU Faculty-Led Germany: Berlin - The Fall and Rise of an Art City Berlin, Germany
Terms: Summer Description:   PROGRAM OVERVIEW   Berlin: The Fall + Rise of an Art City is a course designed to give students access to some of the most engaging art world experiences the city has to offer. Student travelers will come away from th e[...]
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PSU Faculty-Led Ghana: Accra- Culture, History, and Pan-Africanism Accra, Ghana
Terms: Summer Description:   PROGRAM OVERVIEW   Students will not be able to have the kind of rich experience on campus that visiting a country like Ghana can provide. In discussing the types of activities, information, and lessons that the study abroad expe rience[...]
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PSU Faculty-Led Italy: Florence and Milan - City Lab Florence, Italy
Terms: Summer Description: PROGRAM OVERVIEW     What does it mean to be a tourist? How can we understand ourselves in a city that is not our own? How can we shift, notice, and experience more deeply Italy’s beautiful cities as we engage with local [...]
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PSU Faculty-Led Italy: Reggio Emilia - Early Childhood Reggio Study Tour Reggio Emilia, Italy
Terms: Spring Description: PROGRAM OVERVIEW <iframe align="right" allowfullscreen="true" frameborder="0" height="299" mozallowfullscreen="true" scrolling="no" src="https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/e/2PA CX-1vQ-H8vd17ahAq7E5dj7jkYjgDPaT1Z49ote3xOlPs14tnFhClfea6qbbQBIyB-dhACFu8nc4E5L3G71/embed?start=true&loop=true&delayms=3000"[...]
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PSU Faculty-Led Italy: Rome - Italian Cinema In Person Rome, Italy
Terms: Summer Description:   PROGRAM OVERVIEW This course will provide a survey of Italian film history, from the silent period to contemporary work. We will examine major film movements, such as neo-realism alongside the historical shifts such as the “economi c[...]
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PSU Faculty-Led Italy: Siena - Architecture and Urbanism Siena, Italy
Terms: Spring Description:   PROGRAM OVERVIEW The School of Architecture is offering a short-term field research program investigating the historical and contemporary architecture & urban design of Siena, Italy. This program is a 6-credit architectu ral[...]
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PSU Faculty-Led Japan: Tokyo - Community Nutrition in Japan Tokyo, Japan
Terms: Summer Description: PROGRAM OVERVIEW In 2005, Japan passed Shokuiku Kihon Ho (Food Education Law) to address a wide range of problems at the intersection of health, food systems, and culture— increasing rates of diet-related chronic diseases, shrinking agricultur e[...]
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PSU Faculty-Led Korea: Seoul - Examining Pop Culture Seoul, South Korea
Terms: Spring Description: PROGRAM OVERVIEW Is KPop a fad or a new model for global media production? As KPop, KDrama, and Korean film becomes more popular around the world, Seoul is rapidly becoming an extremely influential site of media production. How has this country of [...]
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PSU Faculty-Led Malaysia: Borneo - Environmental & Cultural Sustainability Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Terms: Winter Description: PROGRAM OVERVIEW *Program Overview is from 2019: Content is subject to change. Final program details to be developed by Spring 2020. This program identifies the challenges to environmental and cultural sustainability in the region and supports& nbsp;efforts[...]
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PSU Faculty-Led Mexico: Guanajuato - Mixed-Media & Printmaking Guanajuato, Mexico
Terms: Summer Description:   PROGRAM OVERVIEW Immerse yourself for a two week intensive in Guanajuato, Mexico, a UNESCO World Heritage city, rich with Pre-Colombian, Colonial, and Revolutionary history. A contemporary and historical look into printmaking ,[...]
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PSU Faculty-Led Mexico: Oaxaca - Community Development: Food, Culture and Art as Alternatives to Migration Oaxaca, Mexico
Terms: Summer Description:     PROGRAM OVERVIEW Oaxaca is a vibrant, energetic, and rich tapestry of urban and rural living in the southern part of Mexico. Oaxaca’s culture is bountiful: 16 indigenous languages, a wide range of arts and crafts, trad itional[...]
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PSU Faculty-Led Netherlands: Amsterdam - Dutch Architecture of the Second Modernity Amsterdam, Netherlands
Terms: Summer Description:   PROGRAM OVERVIEW Travel to The Netherlands to explore Dutch architecture and consider the cultural, technical, and urban forces that factor into its contemporary condition. This course emphasizes the critical importance of experience in [...]
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PSU Faculty-Led Netherlands: Utrecht - Sustainable Transportation in the Netherlands: Pedestrian, Bicycle & Public Transport Utrecht, Netherlands
Terms: Summer Description: PROGRAM OVERVIEW   This 4-credit program presents an introduction to sustainable transportation and land use applications in the Dutch context. The course creates an immersive experience to explore the Dutch approach to cycling, transit ,[...]
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PSU Faculty-Led Netherlands: Utrecht - Sustainable Transportation in the Netherlands: Pedestrian, Bicycle, Public Transport (For Professionals)
Terms: Description: PROGRAM OVERVIEW   This 4-credit program presents an introduction to sustainable transportation and land use applications in the Dutch context. The course creates an immersive experience to explore the Dutch approach to cycling, transit ,[...]
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PSU Faculty-Led Norway: Hamar - Metaphor, Play and Humor Oslo, Norway
Terms: Summer Description:   PROGRAM OVERVIEW Join Professor David Ritchie in Norway to explore Metaphor, Humor and Play! This program includes attending a conference themed, "Metaphorical creativity in a multilingual world"  which assures a rich expo sure[...]
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PSU Faculty-Led Peru: Cusco - Spanish Language and Andean Culture Cusco, Peru
Terms: Summer Description: PROGRAM OVERVIEW: Join professor Enrique Cortez in Cusco, Perú, to study Spanish and Andean Culture in context. Live with a local family, learn Quechua, practice ancient weaving techniques, appreciate Inca architecture and colonial a rt,[...]
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PSU Faculty-Led Peru: Lima - Early Education for Fragile Democracies: Dialogue with an Innovative Network of Constructivist Schools Lima, Peru
Terms: Summer Description:   PROGRAM OVERVIEW This course offers a study tour trip to Lima, Peru and helps students to engage in dialogue with a network of Reggio inspired schools. Students visit three preschools and one elementary school, observe in the classrooms, [...]
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PSU Faculty-Led Scotland: Edinburgh - Book Publishing in Scotland Edinburgh, Scotland
Terms: Summer Description: PROGRAM OVERVIEW   Come and expand your book publishing knowledge to new international heights in the beautiful bookish city of Edinburgh! Scotland may be known for its kilts and bagpipes, but it also has a rich historical and contempor ary[...]
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PSU Faculty-Led Spain - Capstone: Discovering Spain: A Sense of Place Andalusia, Spain; Bilbao, Spain; Costa de Castros, Spain; Mougas, Spain; San Sebastian, Spain; Santiago de Compostela, Spain; Segovia, Spain; Toledo, Spain
Terms: Summer Description: In this course, we will immerse ourselves in the culture and study the history of Spain using music as a lens whenever possible.
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PSU Faculty-Led Spain: Oviedo - Third Year Spanish Language and Culture in Context Oviedo, Spain
Terms: Summer Description:   PROGRAM OVERVIEW  This course will review and strengthen your understanding and use of major concepts of Spanish grammar including verb tenses, the subjunctive, passive forms, prepositions, and subordination, among other gram matical[...]
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PSU Faculty-Led Tibet: The Psychology of Happiness and Well-Being Amdo, China; Chengdu, China
Terms: Summer Description:   PROGRAM OVERVIEW Tibet is one of the most religious countries in the world. Visiting Tibet is a rare opportunity to see a cultural philosophy regarding well-being, deeply imbued in nearly every cultural practice.  Tibetan cultural and [...]
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PSU Szeged Szeged, Hungary
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Summer, Winter-Spring Description: Program Overview Spend time in Szeged, a city situated near the southern border of Hungary on the banks of the Tisza River. With a population of 177,000, Szeged is the cultural and economic center of southeastern Hungary, yet maintains the atmosph ere[...]
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PSU Taiwan: Kaohsiung, National Sun Yat-Sen University (CLC) Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Fall-Winter, Spring, Summer, Winter Description: Program Overview  Spend a summer at the National Sun Yat-Sen University in Kaohsiung, Taiwan's maritime capital. With a population of approximately 1.5 million, Kaohsiung is located in the southern region of Taiwan and is the island’s [...]
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