A challenging and innovative summer study abroad program for the next generation of leaders. This program is run through the European Study Center in Strasbourg, France
This engaging and interactive 5 week summer study abroad program combines classroom instruction with high profile guest lectures, visits and excursions, as well as practical training elements in the area of goal finding, human rights, mediation, dispute resolution, social responsibility/peace building, and intercultural negotiation skills to prepare students for their future careers goals to become leaders in a globalized world. Students are meant to be co-creators of this summer program, not consumers.
Throughout the program, students will be motivated to step up and lead, question, engage, grow, commit, create community, and continue to develop as the unfolding leaders they would like to become. Attending class, being prepared and completing readings and assignments, and actively participating in class discussions and activities are not only expected, but essential for every student’s individual success and growth through participation in this program.
Make a positive impact on your future career this summer!
Education Abroad is offering two $1,200 GO Abroad scholarships for this program
Earn 6 approved UConn credits in:
Intercultural Communication – Approved for UConn Credit COMM 4460 Cross-cultural Communication (3 credits)
This course provides students with the key concepts and theories surrounding intercultural communication. In our interdependent world, students of all majors need the intercultural communication knowledge, skills, and sensitivities to be able to function as citizens and employees. View syllabus: http://www.studyabroad-france.eu/wp-content/uploads/Intercultural-Communication.pdf
Global Leadership – Approved for UConn Credit either MGMT 4893 Foreign Study: Global Leadership (3 credits) or SOCI 3991 Foreign Study: Global Leadership (3 credits)
- European Identity (or French/German Identity)
- “Doing Business in France & Germany”
- Euro-District – German/French Cross Economic Collaboration
- Business development agencies in the Alsace (ADIRA) and in Germany (WRO Offenburg)
- Current Human Rights issues
- The EU Social Charter
- Various visits to international companies – meetings and discussions with company executives on HR topics and e.g. social and corporate responsibility
- European Union Parliament in Strasbourg
- Council of Europe
- Cultural visits in and around Strasbourg, including museums, castles, and a concentration camp
- Full day excursion to Heidelberg or Frankfurt, Germany
|France-Strasbourg, CEPA Summer Program, Course Equivalents|
|General Education course substitution: your school or college will decide if specific study abroad courses can be used to fulfill General Education Requirements. You will need to individually petition your school for the substitution. For exact information, go to the navigation bar on the Education Abroad homepage; click on “Academics” and “Gen Ed Substitution”. Note: All study abroad courses have to be assigned a UConn course department number by faculty departmental evaluators before they can be posted and later considered for any minor, major, gen ed, or elective credit.|
|UConn Dept. and #||University Course Title||Foreign #||Foreign Course||Credits||Accreditation Expiration Date|
|COMM 4460||Cross-cultural Communication||3050||Intercultural Communication||3||6/30/2022|
|MGMT 4893||Global Leadership||3100||Global Leadership||3||6/30/2022|
|SOCI 3991||Foreign Study||3100||Global Leadership||3||6/30/2022|
Strasbourg, which means the “City of Roads,” is a fascinating and exciting place for students to live and study abroad. A diverse, modern, and multicultural city with centuries of history, it is strategically located on the Rhine River, literally at the crossroads of Europe.
One of Europe’s largest cities, it is an important center for politics, culture, business, government, or just about anything else. Many universities have their roots in Strasbourg and many prestigious organizations such as the Council of Europe, the European Parliament, and the European Court of Human Rights have their headquarters here. It is a city with a rich tradition for education and history, with a significant importance to modern Europe.
The program includes:
- Accommodations at the CEPA Study Center – Château de Pourtalès in twin rooms with shared bathrooms.
- Breakfast daily at the study center
- Welcome and farewell dinners
- Transportation for excursions included in the program
- One group airport pick-up and transfer on arrival day
- Public transportation pass
- Excursions, special presentations, and guest speakers as described
- Professional on-site support from study center staff
- Extensive orientation and reflection sessions
- Free use of wi-fi, laundry, and facilities at the Château
This program is offered by UConn’s partner, the European Study Center. Students will pay the ESC for most of the fees and UConn for other fees
European Study Center fee: $5,790 (see what is included in “the experience” tab)
UConn fees: see Budget Sheet.
Education Abroad is offering two $1,200 GO Abroad scholarships for this program.
The ESC offers scholarships (apply by March 1) http://www.studyabroad-france.eu/calendar/summer-2017Budget Sheets: Summer
- Location: Strasbourg, France
- Terms: Summer
- Homepage: Click to visit
Dates / Deadlines:
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Class status:||2nd Year, 3rd Year, 4th+ Year||Academic area:||Management, Communication, Human Rights, Leadership|
|Language of instruction:||English||Prior language study required:||None|
|Open to non-UConn students:||Yes||Required GPA:||2.8|