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A consortium is a formal relationship with other institutions to increase travel abroad opportunities for Evergreen students. More than 300 destination programs are offered through consortia, and financial aid can be used to pay for approved program costs. Evergreen students pay the consortium's tuition and fees; they do not pay Evergreen tuition or fees when enrolled in consortium, with the exception of a $400 Consortium Enrollment Fee for each semester of enrollment. Enrollment is recorded at both the consortium and at Evergreen; Evergreen students register at Evergreen with a special Course Record Number created specifically for the designated consortium and retain their student status. Consortium credits transfer back to Evergreen with relative ease provided the student earns grades of C or higher; C- or lower does not earn credit. Consortium credits also override the normal transfer limits of 90 lower-division and 45 upper-division credits due to the Evergreen registration process. To learn more, visit https://www.evergreen.edu/studyabroad/consortiumpartnerships .
Alliance for Global Education (AGE) offers interdisciplinary study programs in China, India, and Israel. In India students can focus on issues of public health, Indian studies, development, or the environment, in programs located in Manipal, Pune, and Varanasi. In China students can focus on issues of globalization, development, business, politics, social change, and Chinese language, in programs located in Beijing or Shanghai. In Israel students can focus on identity, diversity, religion, and business studies in Jerusalem or Tel Aviv. Internship opportunities are available in all countries, with full semester and summer options. Students earn 15 semester credits (22 quarter credits).
American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS) provides study abroad programs in conjunction with multiple university sites in Africa, Europe, Latin America, and Australia/New Zealand. Students can choose from a wide variety of disciplines, with programs taught in English. Students earn 15-18 semester credits (22-27 quarter credits).
American University in Cairo (AUC) is a premier, full-service, English-language university founded in Cairo, Egypt in 1919. Students can focus on a wide range of disciplinary studies through the semester or summer options as study abroad, non-degree students, or they can focus on intensive Arabic language through the Intensive Arabic Program. Credits will vary by individual enrollment, but typically range from 15 to 18 semester credits (22 to 27 quarter credits).
Through the Arava Institute , located near the Israeli-Jordanian border at Kibbutz Ketura, students join together to study diverse environmental fields and engage in peace-building and environmental leadership dialogue. Students earn university-level environmental studies credit through Ben Gurion University of the Negev. The student body is typically comprised of international students, Arab students from the region, and Jewish students, as all examine natural resource and sustainability issues that affect every regional stakeholder. Internships are available.
Budapest Semester in Mathematics (BSM) is a renowned and academically rigorous program for motivated undergraduates who wish to study math or math education in Budapest, Hungary. Classes are taught in English, with the program devoted to problem solving and student creativity. Course offerings combine standard upper-level courses with courses in areas of traditional strength of Hungarian mathematics, such as combinatorics, number theory, and probability theory. Many courses are offered at intermediate and advanced levels. Class sizes are kept small, with ample opportunity for individualized instruction from faculty. Credits vary from 12 to 18 semester credits (18-27 quarter credits).
Butler University's Institute for Study Abroad , operated through Butler University in Indiana, connects students with multiple university sites in England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Czech, Spain, Australia, New Zealand, Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Mexico, and Peru. Students enroll in regular university course offerings, with opportunities for internships as well. Fluency in Spanish is required for most Latin American studies programs, with some options for students with lower-level Spanish skills. Students earn 15-18 semester credits (22-27 quarter credits). Summer programs also available.
Center for Ecological Living and Learning(CELL) offers programs in Iceland, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Honduras, and Scotland that focus on sustainability, environmental issues, experiential learning, and close connection to local communities. Students earn 15 semester credits (22 quarter credits).
Center for Global Education and Experience (CGEE) provides a set of interdisciplinary study abroad programs sponsored by Augsburg College in Minneapolis, Minn. Students can focus on issues of gender and social change, international business, migration, globalization, or social work in Mexico; sustainable development and social change in Central America; or nation building, globalization, and decolonization in Namibia. Language study and internships, as part of or in addition to the programs, are available. Students earn 16 semester credits (24 quarter credits).
Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) provides study abroad programs in conjunction with multiple university sites in Africa, the Middle East, Europe, Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean, and Australia. Students can choose from a wide variety of disciplines, with programs taught either in English or the local language or both. Students earn 15-18 semester credits (22-27 quarter credits).
Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS) offers 14 coordinated programs in Architecture and Design, Biomedicine, Child Diversity and Development, Communication & Mass Media, European Culture & History, European Politics and Society, Global Economics, International Business, Justice & Human Rights, Medical Practice & Policy, Migration & Identity/Conflict, Pre-Architecture, Psychology, Public Health, and Sustainability in Europe. All programs and courses are taught in English, with the exception of Danish language and culture studies. Students earn 15-18 semester credits (22-27 quarter credits).
Educational Programs Abroad arranges internship placements in several European countries: England, Scotland, Germany, Belgium, and Spain. Students typically intern 30-35 hours per week, with one or two supplemental classes. Adequate fluency in the language is often, but not always, required. Students earn 16 quarter credits.
International Partnership for Service Learning offers programs that combine language, area studies, and community service placements in a number of countries: Ecuador, Colombia, Guatemala, Argentina, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Spain, Cambodia, Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, South Africa, and Tanzania. Students gain valuable experience serving in a variety of community organizations. Semester and summer programs available. 15-18 semester credits (22-27 quarter credits).
School for International Training offers a wide variety of interdisciplinary programs in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East that focus on the arts, cultural expression, global health, identity and globalization, environmental issues, post-conflict transformation, social movements, human rights, and sustainable development. Programs entail language, thematic studies, independent study projects, internships, and close connection to local communities. Students earn 16 semester credits (24 quarter credits). Summer programs are also available.
School for Russian and Asian Studies offers programs throughout the European, Central Asian, and Siberian regions of the former Soviet Union on a wide variety of topics: Central Asian Studies, Acting in Russia, Russian Studies Abroad, Translation Abroad, Art in Russia, The Russian Far East, The Russian Psyche, Museums and Art Restoration, Kyrgyz Adventure, Politics and International Relations, Internships and more. Students earn 15-18 semester credits (22-27 quarter credits).
SEA Education Association offers unforgettable programs that focus on ocean exploration, documenting change in the Caribbean, oceans and climate, sustainability in Polynesian island cultures and ecosystems, and energy and the ocean environment. Students spend the first part of the semester in Woods Hole, Mass. preparing for the second part of the semester when they embark on tall-masted research ships to continue studies at sea and among island communities. The program offers both Atlantic and Pacific routes. Students earn 16 semester credits (24 quarter credits). Options for upper-level credits are available. Summer programs offered as well.
Studio Arts Centers International in Florence, Italy offers undergraduate options for study in more than 20 studio art and design programs, art history, art conservation, and Italian language and culture. Graduate-level studies are also available. Students earn 15-18 semester credits (22-27 quarter credits).
University of Arizona - Russia offers the opportunity to study Russian language and culture in Moscow during the academic year, with summer options in St. Petersburg. Students receive 20-30 hours of instruction per week, depending on their level placement. The program takes place at the GRINT Language Center at the Moscow Humanities University. Options for internship placement in Moscow also exist. Students earn 15 semester credits (22 quarter credits).
University of Washington's Jackson School of International Studies offers Evergreen juniors and seniors a chance to spend one year in the program, focusing on one of 14 regional study areas: Africa, Canada, China, Comparative Religion, European, International, Japan, Jewish Studies, Korea, Latin America and Caribbean, Middle East, Russia-Eastern Europe-Central Asia, South Asia, and Southeast Asia studies. Students earn 12-18 quarter credits each quarter, depending on class selection. Evergreen can only recommend a small number of students to this program, so it is competitive, with applications due each March for the following year.
Wildlands Studies offers programs through a number of environmental field projects in several countries: Australia, Belize, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Nepal, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Peru, Scotland, South Africa, Sweden, Thailand, and Zambia. Wildlands' domestic U.S. programs are not eligible for consortium status. Students are engaged in field studies for seven-week periods typically, and many include cultural studies, since communities are part of local environmental systems. Students earn 10 semester credits (15 quarter credits) in upper division science and cultural studies, issued through Western Washington University. Note: Only one enrollment in Wildlands Studies is permitted while at Evergreen per Academic Dean directive.
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