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This is a listing of all the featured programs in the program catalog. You can view the brochure for any of these programs by clicking on the program name.
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Gustavus J-Term 2022: Climate Change and Conservation in Bolivia Cochabamba, Bolivia; Coqueza, Bolivia; La Paz, Bolivia; Oruro, Bolivia; Roboré, Bolivia; Rurrenabaque, Bolivia; San Ignacio, Bolivia; San Javier, Bolivia; Santa Cruz, Bolivia
Terms: January Interim Description: Far off the tourist trail, Bolivia is on the front lines of modern conservation challenges Highlights Learn about modern conservation challenges in a land of tradition. Explore the impacts of climate change from the steamy Amazon rainfor est[...]
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Gustavus J-Term 2022: Discover Japan: Language, Life, and Culture in Tokyo and Kyoto Kyoto, Japan; Tokyo, Japan
Terms: January Interim Description: **This course fulfills the Global Affairs and Cultures (GLAFC) requirement in the Challenge Curriculum. Gain or improve your Japanese language skills and delve into Japanese culture in vibrant and dynamic Tokyo! Highlights Participate in Ja panese[...]
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Gustavus J-Term 2022: En Vogue: Exploring Modern Costuming through an Historical Lens in London London, United Kingdom; Saint Peter, United States
Terms: January Interim Description: Photo by Charles Postiaux on Unsplash Learn about costume and fashion in a cosmopolitan city steeped in history Highlights Visit London through historical fashion at museums such as the Victoria and Albert Museum, Fashion and Textile Muse um,[...]
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Gustavus J-Term 2022: Faith, Justice, and Music: Exploring Callings, Creativity, and Courage in Germany Berlin, Germany; Dresden, Germany; Eisenach, Germany; Erfurt, Germany; Heidelberg, Germany; Leipzig, Germany; Wittenberg, Germany
Terms: January Interim Description: ***This course fulfills the Theological Studies or THEOL area requirement Immerse yourself in the rich culture and history of Germany while exploring your own sense of calling Highlights Visit Berlin, a beautiful, dynamic capital city&nb sp;key[...]
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Gustavus J-Term 2022: Gustavus Wind Orchestra American Celebration of Music in Spain and France Avignon, France; Barcelona, Spain; Paris, France; Valencia, Spain
Terms: January Interim Description: Application is only open to members of the Gustavus Wind Orchestra. Overview. This program encompasses an international tour of the Gustavus Wind Orchestra and an accompanying January Term course. Participants will begin with intensive rehear sals[...]
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Gustavus J-Term 2022: Make it New!: Exploring Transatlantic Modernism in London and Paris London, United Kingdom; Paris, France
Terms: January Interim Description: **This course fulfills the Humanities requirement (HUMN) in the Challenge Curriculum.  Photo by Eva Dang on Unsplash Experience two dynamic, global cities with rich literary and cultural histories while learning about the modernist period Highlights Stay[...]
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Gustavus J-Term 2022: Olympic Quest: Examining the Ancient and Modern Olympics of Greece and Italy Athens, Greece; Corinth, Greece; Cortina, Italy; Delphi, Greece; Epidaurus, Greece; Florence, Italy; Napflion, Greece; Olympia, Greece; Pompeii, Italy; Rome, Italy; Venice, Italy
Terms: January Interim Description: Olympic Quest considers how sport, leisure, and the modern Olympic Games reveal societal and cultural themes and differences. Highlights Gain an appreciation of the differences that exist between Greek and Italian cultures by visiting [...]
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Gustavus J-Term 2022: With One Voice in Madagascar: Exploring Wellbeing from a Malagasy Perspective Antananarivo, Madagascar; Antsirabe, Madagascar; Fort Dauphin, Madagascar
Terms: January Interim Description: **This course fulfills the Global Affairs and Cultures (GLAFC) requirement in the Challenge Curriculum. Learn about healthcare and wellbeing in Madagascar from a holistic perspective, sing in Malagasy, and explore this beautiful country! Highli ghts Explore[...]
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HECUA Art for Social Change: Creativity, Belonging, and Transformation Minneapolis, United States
Terms: Spring Description: Explore art and imagination centered on personal creative practice and social transformation. Program Description How can we create beautiful and just lives? Our imaginations and creativity are essential to changing the world. Art-making and creat ive[...]
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HECUA Community Internships in Latin America (CILA) Quito, Ecuador
Terms: Fall, Spring Description:   Explore competing and collaborating visions for social change. Experience the rich political, cultural, and geographical diversity of Ecuador. Description In 2008, Ecuadorians voted in a referendum to adopt a new constitution. Progressives [...]
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HECUA Environmental Justice: Place, Power, Regeneration Minneapolis, United States
Terms: Fall Description:   Apply systems thinking and sustainability theory to real world cases. Partner with organizers transforming communities and restoring ecosystems.   Program Description In this program, students learn why and how environmental burdens are [...]
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HECUA Inequality in America: Policy, Community, and the Politics of Empowerment Minneapolis, United States
Terms: Fall, Spring Description: Examine the growing gap between rich and poor in the United States.  Gain concrete change-making skills through internships and discussion with effective activists.  Program Description In America today, the top 1% earn nearly 25% of the [...]
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HECUA Media and Movements: Storytelling for Justice Minneapolis, United States; St. Paul, United States
Terms: Fall, Spring Description: Meet creators challenging mainstream media narratives and building social movements with their stories. Develop the skills you need to tell your own. Program Description Media and Movements: Storytelling for Justice is a holistic program centered [...]
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HECUA New Zealand: A Shared Future, Culture, and Environment Wellington, New Zealand
Terms: Fall, Spring Description:   Explore richly storied landscapes and communities. Examine New Zealand’s attempts to honor indigenous rights.   Program Description New Zealand has long been at the forefront of innovative social, cultural, and environmental pra ctices.[...]
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HECUA Peace, Conflict, and Transition in Northern Ireland Londonderry, United Kingdom
Terms: Fall, Spring Description:   Study the legacy of violent conflict and engage efforts to build a sustainable peace. Examine the role of citizens as agents of transformation. Program Description Throughout this program students wrestle with challenging questions: W hat[...]
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HECUA Social & Political Transformation in Ecuador Quito, Ecuador
Terms: January Interim Description: Travel from Ecuador’s Andean highlands to the Amazon, and back again. Study political participation and voice in an evolving cultural landscape. Description Students study the cultural, social, economic, and political landscape in Ecuador. [...]
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HECUA Sustainable Agriculture, Food, and Justice in Italy Florence, Italy
Terms: Fall, Spring Description: Unpack the Slow Food movement’s motto of “good, clean, and fair” in its Italian birthplace. Explore how the business of food affects the health and wealth of farmers, workers, families, and communities.   Description In muc h[...]
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Hosei University (Exchange) Tokyo, Japan
Terms: Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall, Spring Description: **Please note that applications for the Hosei University Exchange Program fall program are due earlier than other fall study away applications: February 1. Hosei University Exchange Program Students are encouraged to meet with Professor Toshiyu ki[...]
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Kansai Gaidai University (Exchange) Hirakata, Japan
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Click here for a brief overview of the Kansai Gaidai University Asian Studies Program! Exchange Model: Note that this is an exchange program. In the exchange model, participating Gustavus students enroll directly in courses offered by a partner c ollege[...]
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Linnaeus University (Exchange) Kalmar, Sweden; Vaxjo, Sweden
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Gustavus Exchange with Linnaeus University     Exchange Model: Note that this is an exchange program. In the exchange model, participating Gustavus students enroll directly in courses offered by a partner college or university loc ated[...]
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Mora Folkhögskola (Mora People's College) (Exchange) Mora, Sweden
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Exchange Model: Note that this is an exchange program. In the exchange model, participating Gustavus students enroll directly in courses offered by a partner college or university located abroad or elsewhere in the US. In these programs, there is le ss[...]
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Sweden Today: The Gustavus Semester in Sweden Program Falun, Sweden; Göteborg, Sweden; Jokkmokk, Sweden; Mora, Sweden; Stockholm, Sweden; Umeå, Sweden; Uppsala, Sweden; Visby, Sweden; Växjö, Sweden; Östersund, Sweden
Terms: Spring Description: SWEDEN TODAY: The Gustavus Semester in Sweden PLEASE NOTE: Spring 2021 Sweden Today was cancelled. The program will next be offered in Spring 2023. Overview. This program, offered every other spring semester, is intended to give students ex perience[...]
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United International College/UIC (Exchange) Zhuhai, China
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Gustavus Exchange with United International College (UIC), Zhuhai, China     The University and City Located on the southern seacoast in Guandong Province, Zhuhai (meaning pearl of the sea), shares its southern border with Macau. [...]
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Universiti Sains Malaysia/USM (Exchange) Georgetown, Malaysia
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Find more information about USM here at their website. Many of the science courses are taught in English, as well as some of the humanities courses. See the course listing here: http://www.imcc.usm.my/images/download/List_Course_Offer_.p df. Exchange[...]
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Uppsala University (Exchange) Uppsala, Sweden
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: **Please note that applications for the Uppsala University Exchange Program are due earlier than other study away applications: February 1 for both Fall and Spring programs. Uppsala University Exchange Program Exchange Model. Note that this is [...]
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