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Program Overview College of Arts & Sciences College of Business College of Communication and Information College of Education College of Engineering College of Law Student Exchange Map College of Social Sciences & Public Policy College of Social Work College of Visual Arts, Theatre & Design How to get Financial Aid Beyond Borders Global Pathways Certificate Ways to Maximize Your Exchange Student Testimonials International Programs Difference Between International Exchanges & International Programs Trip Essentials


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Germany Advisor: Dr. Birgit Maier-Katkin, bmaierkatkin@fsu.edu Italy Advisor: Dr. Silvia Valisa, svalisa@fsu.edu Japan Advisor: Dr. Bill Cloonan, bcloonan@mailer.fsu.edu Netherlands Advisor: Dr. Dale Smith, dlsmith@coss.fsu.edu

Study Destinations:


Germany: Ossietzky University, Oldenburg What would I be studying? Students usually take courses in German as a foreign language for 6 credit hours per semester and may take any other courses offered by the University. Many courses in the English Department are taught in English (subject to registration limitations). Students coming to Oldenburg to perfect their German can generally take a 3-week intensive German course in the month before classes begin (September or March). The Oldenburg University Exchange Coordinator assigns student “buddies” to each incoming American exchange student. The “buddies” play an integral part in introducing students to Oldenburg and to Germany.

Academic Calendar The Fall-Winter semester is mid October to mid February. The Spring-Summer semester is early April to mid July. Accomodations A separate housing form is available for the Incoming Exchange Students - Note: a visa is NOT required for application by American citizens; you should get your visa after you arrive in Oldenburg. Exchange Student housing requests will be sent to Oldenburg with the application form for exchange study in Oldenburg. They are processed by the Student Services Foundation (Studentenwerk Oldenburg), an entity separate from the University which

owns most of the dormitories, and which is funded by student fees and public money. Exchange students who apply for housing will be offered placements in dorms or shared flats or other private housing before their arrival.

Deadlines: Fall Semester

Number of Students: 5 (Undergraduate or Graduate)

Estimated Cost:

Accommodation:$1,000-1,600 Books & study materials:$100 - 200 Transportation $240 Food: $1,500 -2,000

University Population: Students: 11,000

June 10th Spring Semester December 30th

Currency:

Euro (EUR)

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What would I be studying? Participating FSU students will be able to describe their cultural understanding of Italian culture and language and will be able to demonstrate knowledge of how the contemporary cultural and global context is characterized by a diversity of cultures and experiences. Classes are offered in English. Italian language courses are offered expressely for exchange students enrolled at the Università. History The Università degli Studi di Pavia is one of the oldest universities in Europe. An edict issued by King Lotharius quotes a higher education institution in Pavia as already established in 825. This institution, mainly devoted to law studies, was then chosen as the main education center for northern Italy.

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Today the Università degli Studi di Pavia is a Research University, offering a wide variety of disciplinary and interdisciplinary teaching organized in nine faculties: Economics, Pharmacy, Law, Engineering, Literature & Philosophy, Medicine & Surgery, Science, Political Science and Musicology. The Università degli Studi di Pavia enjoys a strong tradition of international student and teacher exchanges: exchange agreements include partnerships with the historical universities of Coimbra, universities in Europe, the Middle East, the Mediterranean area, the United States, China and Japan.

Accomodations The Università degli Studi di Pavia has one of the most extensive Residence Hall systems in Italy. The most ancient ones date back to 1564 (Collegio Borromeo) and 1567 (Collegio Ghislieri), while the two most recent ones (Collegio Maino and CollegioVolta) were founded in 2000. The Residence Halls are either male or female, catered or self-catered (with kitchens on each floor for student use). Most halls admit both undergraduate and graduate students and places are offered for the academic year except for Christmas and Easter vacations.

Academic Calendar Semester One: late September - late February Semester Two: late February - late June

Deadlines: Semester 1 Early July Semester 2 Early December

Italy: Universita degli Studi di Pavia

Number of Students: 2 (Undergraduate or Graduate)

Estimated Cost: Accommodations: 500-600 EUR

University Population: Students: 23,000 Faculty: 1,120

Currency:

Euro (EUR)


What would I be studying? Students will conduct onsite research and/or enroll in classes on Japanese culture, history, society and language in Kwansei Gakuin University’s Japan and East Asia Studies Program. History Kwansei Gakuin University is an independent institution for higher education, offering Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Ph.D. degrees in over 35 different disciplines to a student body of approximately 21,000. Founded in 1889, the university maintains academic standards that rank among the highest of all Japanese universities and colleges. Kwansei Gakuin has five campuses: four in western Japan and one in Tokyo, the Japanese capital. The Nishinomiya Uegahara Campus is located in the city of Nishinomiya, a residential city of 480,000, situated

between the cities of Osaka and Kobe. The Nishinomiya Uegahara campus is the biggest campus among five Kwansei Gakuin campuses and is home to eight of the ten KGU undergraduate schools, eight graduate schools and two independent professional graduate schools. It is also home to the Japan and East Asia Studies Program. The other campuses include the Nishinomiya Seiwa, Kobe Sanda, Osaka Umeda, and Tokyo Marunouchi campuses. Accomodations The Japan and East Asia Studies Program mainly provides exchange student accommodations in the form of a homestay. The university takes pride in this part of the program, as Japanese language learned in class is practiced and supplemented through living with a Japanese family. Students are immersed in

Japanese customs and ways of thinking, making this a valuable experience. Each student’s room is furnished with bedding, a wardrobe, a desk, chair and a heater. While living with a host family, students are provided with breakfast and dinner, Monday to Friday and three meals on Saturday, Sunday, and on Japanese national holidays (each week). Academic Calendar The Fall semester is early October to mid February. The Spring semester is early April to late July.

Deadlines:

Fall semester: April 15 Spring semester: December 15 Students interested in the program must be nominated by Florida State University and send their application before the deadline.

Number of Students: 5 (Undergraduate or Graduate)

Estimated Cost/ month(YEN): Room: 4,700 Utilities: 7,000 Other Charges: 4,000 Food: 40,000

University Population: Students: 21,000

Currency: Yen (JPY)

Japan: Kwansei Gakuin University

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The Netherlands: Erasmus University, Rotterdam What would I be studying? School of Communication students will conduct onsite research and engage in classroom discussion on the practice of communication and media in Western Europe. History Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) is an international environment for critical academic thinking, driven by a strong focus on current social issues. Their focus is on management, organization and policy in the public and private sectors, as well as on medicine and health care. The university is conducive to multidisciplinary collaboration in education and research: where disciplines meet, knowledge is advanced.

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Academic Calendar The Fall semester has two terms: Term 1 is early September to mid-November, Term 2 is mid-November to late January (arrangements can be made for exams to be taken prior to December 31). The Spring semester also has two terms: Term 3 is late January to early April, Term 4 is early April to mid June. Accomodations Upon deciding to study in Rotterdam you will need to find a place to live. Because Erasmus University does not have campus accommodation, a housing agency acts as an intermediary to provide rooms and apartments for international students and researchers.

Deadlines Fall semester is May 1st, and for the Spring semester it is October 1.

Number of Students: 2 (Undergraduate or Graduate Only)

Estimated Cost/month (EUR): Accommodations: $425 Personal/Local Transportation: $143 Food: $136

University Population: Students: 21,000 Faculty: 2,090

Currency:

Euro (EUR)


College of Business Advisor: Dr. Charles Hofacker, chofack@cob.fsu.edu Study Destinations:

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France: Toulouse Business School What would I be studying? Students conduct on-site research and engage in classroom discussion on international business and doing business in France. Classes are offered in English. History Founded in 1903 by the Toulouse Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the school’s initial vocation was to respond to the need for business administrators in the local business community. Originally housed in a 15th century monastery located in the old town centre, the School now includes a downtown campus and an “electronic” campus located on the perimeter of the city. The downtown campus, a

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blend of aesthetic architectural harmony and functional excellence, is located at the heart of the business complex near the centre of metropolitan Toulouse. One of France’s “Grandes Écoles de Management,” known as ESC Toulouse (École Supérieure de Commerce de Toulouse), delivers a single graduate degree to highly selected students. Responding to the needs of the business community, the School pursued a vigorous policy of program development and diversification. Today, Toulouse Business School is one of France’s leading integrated management schools. Its primary vocation is to prepare students to assume managerial responsibilities by developing their analytical, integrative and interpersonal skills while catering for their needs in the lifelong learning

process. In 2003 Toulouse Business School obtained international accreditation from AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and in 2004 from EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development) for the EQUIS accreditation for the second time, and for the maximum period possible - 5 years, until 2009 Academic Calendar The Fall semester is the end of September to mid December. The Spring semester is end of February to mid June.

Deadlines: Fall Semester April 1st (Semester 3, part 1) Spring Semester October 1st (Semester 4)

Number of Students: 5 (Undergraduate or Graduate)

Estimated Cost: Varies per student

University Population: Students: 2,348 Faculty: 80

Currency:

Euro (EUR)


What would I be studying? Students conduct on-site research and engage in classroom discussion on international business and doing business in France.

Number of Students: 5 (Undergraduate or Graduate)

Estimated Cost: Varies per student

University Population: Students: 42,261 Researchers: 4,000

Currency:

Euro (EUR)

History The University of Strasbourg is the largest university in France with over 42,000 students including 9,000 international students from over 100 countries. The EM Strasbourg Business School is a member of the prestigious ConfÊrence des Grandes Écoles consortium. In the 2010-2011 academic year, EM Strasbourg had 2,280 students enrolled including 861 students in the Grande Ecole Program. Some 250 French students are spending a year abroad in 2010-2011 and conversely EM Strasbourg will welcome 350 international students. EM Strasbourg currently has 158 exchange program

agreements with universities in 52 countries. Strasbourg is the 7th largest city in France with 275,000 inhabitants. The city hosts three major European Institutions: the European Parliament, the Council of Europe and the European Court Of Human Rights. Academic Calendar The Fall semester is the midSeptember to mid-December. The Spring semester is mid -January to late April.

types of accommodations are available: take the time to decide on your needs and priorities. The Centre RĂŠgional des Oeuvres Universitaires et Scolaires (CROUS) offers rooms and studio apartments in halls of residence, as well as a few two-room apartments for

Deadlines: 2011-2012 opens mid-July

Accomodations After choosing your curriculum, the next important step is to find housing. The accommodation market in Strasbourg is just as difficult as in the rest of France. It is therefore important to get well ahead with your search several months before the start of the academic year. Different

France: Universite de Strausbourg

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Germany: Munich School of Management What would I be studying? Students conduct on-site research and engage in classroom discussion on international business and doing business in Germany. Classes are offered in English. History Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU) is one of the most prestigious and largest universities in Germany with an over 500-year old tradition: Founded in Ingolstadt in 1472, moved to Landshut in 1802 , and finally brought to the royal capital Munich by King Ludwig I in 1826, LMU has 18 Colleges with more than 150 subjects taught, 700 professors and some 3600 academic staff. There are over 47,000 students, including

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7,800 international students (about 16 %). Departments include humanities and cultural studies, law, economics social studies, medicine and the sciences. LMU encourages the bundling of the resources available in Munich, a leading innovation hub. Interdisciplinary networking enables innovative research and interdisciplinary learning. LMU projects are extensively funded by the German Research Foundation, including 13 Collaborative Research Centers for which the LMU acts as coordinating institution, nine Research Training Groups and three International Research Training Groups. 12 Nobel laureates completed their award-winning work at LMU. LMU Munich was awarded in Germany’s Excellence Initiative competition as the Technische Universität

Munich, and the Technische Hochschule Karlsruhe. LMU was the only non-technical, comprehensive university to be awarded the Excellence title. The competition was launched in the summer of 2005 by the federal and state governments with the goal of promoting toplevel university research.

Number of Students: 5 (Undergraduate or Graduate)

Estimated Cost:

$260-$350 for housing

University Population: Students: 47,000 Faculty: 4,300

Currency:

Euro (EUR) Academic Calendar The Winter semester is midOctober to mid-February. The Summer semester is early May to early July.

Deadlines: Winter Semester June 15th Summer Semester December 15th


What would I be studying? Students conduct on-site research and engage in classroom discussion on international business and doing business in Asia. Classes are offered in English. This website lists course option, it is open only during the course History Kyung Hee University is a private institution in Seoul, with a second campus (Global Campus) in the suburban city of Suwon. Kyung Hee University offers many degree programs fully in English. According to the Joongang Daily Newspaper’s rankings on Korean universities in 2010, Kyung Hee University was ranked as fifth among all comprehensive universities in Korea. Chosun-QS Asian University Ranking 2011 ranked Kyung Hee as among the top Asian universities, ranked Kyung Hee 245th in the world and 6th best in Korea.

Accomodations There are many housing options available, including on campus housing is available in the Sameuiwon on the Seoul campus. Sameuiwon is a dormitory complex that can accommodate 392 students including international students. With newly renovated structures, the rooms are equipped with beds, desks, cabinets, air conditioner, LAN and phone for the comfort of students. Generally a room is shared by 4 students Academic Calendar The Fall semester is early September with final exams taking place the last week of December. The Spring semester is early March with final exams occur the second week of June.

Financial Aid FSU students going to Kyung Hee University School of Management’s Fall semester (early September–late December) or Spring semester (early March–mid June) and who have been awarded financial aid are scheduled to have their aid disbursed within a week of the start of classes at Kyung Hee. You may be eligible for a tuition deferment if your FSU tuition is due prior to this date.

Deadlines

Apply by April 20 for the Fall semester and October 20 for the Spring semester.

Number of Students: 5 (Undergraduate or Graduate)

Estimated Cost/month: Personal: $600 Transportation: $150

University Population: Students: 28,000 Faculty: 3,466

Currency:

Won (KRW)

South Korea: Kyunghee University

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What would I be studying? Students will conduct onsite research and/or enroll in classes on political and economic developments in Turkey and the Eurasian Region. Classes are offered in English. A minimum of 4 courses (3 KU credits each) is recommended. The normal workload is 5 courses. A Turkish Language & Society (TURK 201) course is offered for non-native speakers each semester. This course is 3 KU credits and 5 contact hours per week. There is no additional fee. Attendance is mandatory for all classes; participation in class is almost always graded. Grading depends on the instructor / course. In general, the grade distribution involves 15% participation & attendance, 35% final exams, 50 % other exams or projects. The lectures usually take 75 minutes, and the lecturers

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usually use slide shows as a program is offered every teaching method. Additionally, semester (Fall & Spring) there might be discussion for the incoming exchange sessions, problem sessions and students. During Orientation, labs according to the type of the Exchange Office organizes course. both a welcome dinner and a The Koç University Exchange tour of Istanbul. Office assigns student mentors to each incoming exchange Deadlines student. The mentors play an The deadline to apply to Dr. integral part in introducing Dale Smith for the upcoming students to Koç and to Turkey. academic year is March 18; They help students understand you will be notified of your the life at Koç and assist them selection for the program by in fulfilling the requirements March 31. Students interested of the program. Mentorship in applying after March 18 program is highly rated by the will be considered on a space incoming students: students available basis. have said that “the mentors add The deadline to then apply to value to their lives at Koç and Koç for the Fall semester is ease their transition.” April 30th, and for the Spring semester it is October 30. Academic Calendar The Fall semester is late September to late January (arrangements may be made to take exams by December 31). The Spring semester is midFebruary to mid-June. A one-week Orientation

Turkey: Koç University

Number of Students: 5 (Undergraduate or Graduate Only)

Estimated Cost:

Accommodation: $1500-2500 Books/Materials: $250 Transportation: $650 Food: $1,600

University Population: Undergraduate: 3,500 Graduate: 500 Faculty: 364

Currency:

New Turkish Lira (YTL or TRY)


College of Communication Information Advisor: Dr. Dale Smith, dlsmith@coss.fsu.edu Study Destinations:

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The Netherlands: Erasmus University, Rotterdam What would I be studying? School of Communication students will conduct onsite research and engage in classroom discussion on the practice of communication and media in Western Europe.

History Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) is an international environment for critical academic thinking, driven by a strong focus on current social issues. Their focus is on management, organization and policy in the public and private sectors, as well as on medicine and health care. The university is conducive to multidisciplinary collaboration in education and research: where disciplines meet, knowledge is advanced.

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Academic Calendar The Fall semester has two terms: Term 1 is early September to mid November, Term 2 is mid November to late January (arrangements can be made for exams to be taken prior to December 31). The Spring semester also has two terms: Term 3 is late January to early April, Term 4 is early April to mid June. Accomodations Upon deciding to study in Rotterdam you will need to find a place to live. Because Erasmus University does not have campus accommodation, a housing agency acts as an intermediary to provide rooms and apartments for international students and researchers

Deadlines For School of Communication students the deadline to apply to the Erasmus Department of Media and Communication for the Fall semester is May 1, and for the Spring semester it is October 1.

Financial Aid FSU students going to Erasmus University’s Fall semester (early September-late January) or Spring semester (late January to mid-June) and who have been awarded financial aid will have their aid disbursed within a week of the start of classes at Erasmus. You may be eligible for a tuition deferment if your FSU tuition is due prior to this date.

Number of Students: 2 (Undergraduate or Graduate)

Estimated Cost/month (EUR): Accomodation: 425 Personal/Local Transportation: 143 Food: 136

University Population: Students: 21,000 Faculty: 2,090

Currency:

Euro (EUR)


What would I be studying? School of Communication students will participate in classroom activities and complete research-based assignments for courses on media and communication issues in the Caribbean region. Students will study at the Caribbean Institute of Media and Communication.

History The University began at Mona, Jamaica, West Indies in 1948 as a College of the University of London. It achieved full university status in 1962. The Imperial College of Tropical Agriculture in Trinidad was converted into the St. Augustine Campus in 1961 and in 1963, a third campus was established at Cave Hill in Barbados. In 2008, the University expanded to four campuses with the advent of the Open Campus, which

also delivers high-quality education, research and services to all 15 contributing countries that support the University, as well as the Turks & Caicos Islands. Academic Calendar Semester 1 is late August to late December. Spring semester 2 is late January to mid-May.

Deadlines: Semester 1 (academic year) March 1st Semester 2 October 1st

Accomodations All full-time students of the University are assigned to residence halls. When applying for admission, students may indicate their preference for a particular hall. Students who opt to reside off-campus should make contact with the Lodgings Officer (876702-3493), who will assist you in locating suitable accommodation near the Campus. The office will also provide information on prices of various types of residence.

Number of Students: 2 (Undergraduate or Graduate)

Estimated Cost/term: Varies per student

University Population: Undergraduate: 25,000 Faculty: 5,000

Currency:

Jamaican Dollar (JMD)

Jamaica: University of the West Indies, Mona

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South Korea: Sookmyung Women’s University What would I be studying? Students will conduct onsite research and/or enroll in classes on Korean culture, history, society and language. Classes are offered in English. Sookmyung offers Korean language classes and strongly recommends exchange students enroll to enhance their experience in Korea. History Sookmyung Women’s University began in 1906. During the reign of Emperor Gojong, Empress Sunhen, opened the nation’s first educational institution for women to meet the critical need for women’s education. With a goal of ‘Beyond Women, Toward Leaders, Beyond Korea, Toward the World’, the university has played a leading role in providing a fertile ground for women’s leadership education.

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Accomodations Sookmyung has graciously offered free housing to The Florida State University students studying at their university. The Sookmyung International House is double occupancy, western style rooms with bed, desk, and closet, private bathroom, shared kitchen, and laundry room, Each room is equipped with an internet connection. If you would prefer living at a private accommodation, please indicate it on your application. Financial Aid FSU students going to Sookmyung University’s Fall semester (late August to mid-December) and Spring semester (early March to mid-June) and who have been awarded financial aid will have their aid disbursed within a week of the start of classes at Sookmyung. You may be eligible for a tuition deferment if your FSU tuition is due prior to this date.

Deadlines June 30th for admission to Fall Semester, which begins in September of the same year. December 31st for admission to Spring Semester, which begins in March of the next year. Academic Calendar The Fall semester is late August to mid December. The Spring semester is mid March to mid June.

Number of Students:

2 Undergraduate Students (male and female)

Estimated Cost/month: Personal: $600 Transportation: $150 Food: $700 (overall)

University Population: Undergraduate: 12,000 Graduate: 3,000

Currency:

Won (KRW)


South Korea: Soongsil University What would I be studying? During their studies at Soongsil University, participating FSU students will be able to compare the study and practice of communication and media in the United States and South Korea and demonstrate knowledge of how our contemporary world is characterized by a diversity of cultures and experiences. Chapel Service represents the school’s founding goal of providing a Christian education. All the students and faculty at Soongsil are required to attend a weekly service at the university chapel. History Soongsil University is a private, Christian university located in southern Seoul. It was founded over one hundred years ago by an American missionary, Dr. W. M. Baird, who began to teach students in his residence

under the guiding principle ‘Truth and Service’. Through the Ministry of Education of Korea, Soongsil University has been granted full authority to award Licenses, Diplomas, Associate Degrees, Bachelor Degrees, Masters Degrees and Doctorate Degrees as an Autonomous Institution and has been continually doing so since 1908. Accreditation by the Ministry of Education of Korea certifies that an educational institution is in conformity with the minimum standards established and the legal requirements of its jurisdiction. Soongsil has also been awarded visiting accreditation in engineering where programs are developed and monitored to meet the Washington Accord. Academic Calendar Spring Semester: early March to mid-June Fall Semester: early September to mid -December

Financial Aid FSU students going to Soongsil University’s Fall semester (early September to mid-December) and Spring semester (early March to mid-June) and who have been awarded financial aid will have their aid disbursed within a week of the start of classes at Soongsil. You may be eligible for a tuition deferment if your FSU tuition is due prior to this date.

Number of Students: 5 Undergraduate

Estimated Cost/month: Personal: $600 Transportation: $150 Food: $350

University Population: Students: 14,000

Currency:

Won (KRW)

Deadlines: Fall Semester Late April Spring Semester Late October

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Educational Leadership & Policy Studies Advisor: Dr. Jeffrey Ayala Milligan, jmilligan@fsu.edu

Higher Education Program Advisor: Dr. Robert Schwartz, raschwartz@fsu.edu

Study Destinations:


Indonesia: Institut Agama Islam Negeri Ar-Raniry What would I be studying? Students from FSU may conduct on-site research and/ or independent study under the supervision of Ar-Raniry faculty and collaborate with local graduate student colleagues in the following areas of study: Intercultural Dialogue, Education (Postconflict Education, Religious Diversity and Education, Educational Leadership, Philosophy of Education, Educational Development), or Religious Studies (Islamic Studies, Comparative Religion). Banda Aceh and Nanggröe Aceh Darussalam Located at the northern tip of the island of Sumatra, Aceh is the westernmost province of the Republic of Indonesia.

Colloquially known as the “Verandah of Mecca,” it has long been a cultural crossroads between Southeast Asia and the Middle East and is renowned in the region as a center of Islamic learning. It is ecologically, culturally and linguistically diverse and boasts some of the most beautiful tropical beaches and forests in Southeast Asia. The province enjoys a special autonomous political status and is the only region of Indonesia in which Islamic law is in effect. Modest dress and behavior are therefore appropriate for both male and female visitors. Banda Aceh is a small, bustling city with most modern amenities. It is accessible by air from Jakarta and Medan as well as frequent direct flights to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The city bore the brunt of the December 2004 tsunami, losing more than

140,000 residents in the city and surrounding areas. Over the past five years, however, Banda Aceh has experienced a revival of infrastructure with new government buildings, schools, mosques and other facilities transforming much of the city as the Acehnese people forge a new place for themselves in Indonesia and the region. Aceh’s rich history, dynamic present, and hopeful future make it a fascinating location for a wide variety of studies. Academic Calendar IAIN Ar-Raniry has two academic semesters per year; known as semester Ganjil and semester Genap. Semester Ganjil effectively commences in September each year, while semester Genap effectively starts in March. This academic calendar is also applicable for graduate students.

Number of Students: 2 (Graduate)

Estimated Cost:

Accommodations: $3 - $40 per night

University Population: Undergraduate: 8,000 Graduate: 450

Currency:

Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)

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What would I be studying? Students from FSU may conduct on-site research and independent study under the supervision of Syiah Kuala University faculty and interact with graduate student colleagues in the following areas of study: Education (Educational Leadership & Policy Studies, Educational Development), Research Methodologies, Development Studies, Area Studies (Indonesia and Southeast Asia) and Public Policy. Eligible programs that are taught in English are International Law (undergraduate) administered under Faculty of Law, International Accounting (undergraduate) administered under Faculty of Economics, Economic Development Studies (graduate) administered under the Graduate Office and the Faculty of Economics. The University is the home for Tsunami Disaster and

Mitigation Research Center, International Centre for Aceh and Indian Ocean Studies and Aceh Research Training Institute. Opportunities to do research under these organizations are widely open to students of both undergraduate and graduate level. Campus Life Syiah Kuala University is a large, comprehensive state university located in Banda Aceh, NAD, Indonesia. It is duly accredited by the Ministry of National Education, Republic of Indonesia. It has an undergraduate enrollment of approximately 25,000 students in 54 baccalaureatelevel programs of study and a graduate enrollment of 2000 in nine masters-level programs of study (Educational Management, Engineering, Economics, English, Bahasa Indonesia, Agriculture, and Law). There is currently one

doctoral-level program in Economics. There are 1500 lecturers and professors on the university staff. UNSYIAH has library and computer facilities as well as a Center for Tsunami and Disaster Mitigation Research, a Center for Gender Studies, and with its neighboring university, IAIN Ar-Raniry, hosts the Center for Peace and Conflict Resolution. UNSYIAH boasts particular strengths in economics and veterinary medicine. It currently has international agreements with the University of Kentucky, Oberlin College and the University of Gรถttingen. Accomodations Syiah Kuala University has modest apartments and dormitories available to incoming Florida State students. Meals in local restaurants typically cost $5.

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Number of Students: 2 (Graduate)

Estimated Cost:

Accommodations: $3 - $40 per night.

University Population: Undergraduate: 25,000 Graduate: 2,000

Currency:

Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)


Jamaica: University of the West Indies, Mona Campus What will my internship consist of? Students will be placed in an area of Student Services in which they have an interest, and provided that the area is able to receive interns during the exchange period. During the first week, students will be given an orientation of the university structure as well as the Office of Student Services and Development. During the following four weeks, students will work for twenty hours each week in their placement. The Office of Student Services at UWI-Mona provides campus activities through university housing. All UWI students are assigned to a Hall of Residence; however, not all students live on campus. Each Student Services and

Development Manager is responsible for a Hall of Residence as well as an area of Student Services. The Florida State University students may choose any of the areas or programs listed below to determine what their internship objectives will be. Completion of all internship outlines, forms with approvals, internship work, and a final paper are required to receive the three credit hours towards their program of study. •Halls of Residence •Sport Teams (organized by Hall of Residence) •Placement and Career Services •Community Students •Office of Special Student Services (Students with disabilities) •UWI Mentorship Program •UWI Quality Leadership Program •Orientation •Debating

•Interpersonal Skills Program •First Year Experience Program •Development Programs •Clubs and Societies •Community Outreach Projects/ Service Learning •Guild of Students (Students Union/Student Government) Accomodations Students will be responsible for all costs associated with this five week internship. Students will reside on UWIMona campus for the duration of their stay. •Housing: Approximately $480 Students will have a single room. •Meals: Approximately $600. UWI does not have a central dining facility on campus. However, there are various restaurants on campus.

Deadlines:

Application must be submitted by April 20. Four students will be selected by April 30.

Number of Students: 5 (Graduate Only)

Estimated Cost: Housing: $480 Food: $600

University Population:

Students: 14,000 Students not from Jamaica: 10% Faculty: 377

Currency:

Jamaican Dollar (JMD)

Internship Dates:

June 29 – July 31, 2012

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Mechanical Engineering Advisor: Dr. Chiang Shih, shih@eng.fsu.edu

Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering Advisor: Dr. Chuck Zhang, chzhang@eng.fsu.edu

Study Destinations:


Brazil: Universidade Federal de Itajuba What would I be studying? Students will participate in international senior capstone design projects, engage in classroom learning and perform research on topics closely related to sustainable energy and/or aeronautical engineering. Classes are offered in Portuguese. History The Universidade Federal de Itajubá is an official institution of the Brazilian Ministry of Education, and was the 10th engineering school to be installed in Brazil. It was founded on November 23, 1913. Since then it has had a major role in the formation of professionals specialized in energy systems, particularly in the generation, transmission

and distribution of electrical energy. Universidade Federal de Itajubá is accredited by the Brazilian Ministry of Education / Conselho Regional de Engenharia. Universidade Federal de Itajubá is a public-funded university. Universidade Federal de Itajubá has 96% of its faculty as permanent professors. Located in Itajubá, Universidade Federal de Itajubá is in the mountain range of southern Minas Gerais; 158 miles from São Paulo and 195 miles from Rio de Janeiro. The city has about 100,000 inhabitants, and their main economic activities are agriculture and industry in the areas of fine mechanical, electromechanical, and aerospace, the latter represented by Helibrás, manufacturer of helicopters.

Academic Calendar 1st semester: March until early July, 2nd semester: early August until mid December.

Number of Students: 5 (Undergraduate or Graduate)

Estimated Cost: Varies Per Student

University Population: Students: 3,600 Faculty: 250

Currency: Reais (R$)

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What will I be studying?

Academic Calendar

Students will participate in international senior capstone design projects, engage in classroom learning and perform research on topics closely related to sustainable energy and/or aeronautical engineering. Classes are offered in Portuguese.

1st semester: early March until early July, 2nd semester: early August until mid December.

History Established on December 19, 1912 the Universidade Federal do Paraná is regarded as the oldest Brazilian university. The social responsibility of the university as a public institution is also emphasized in its actions to the community of Paraná. Since 2004, the University has adopted a program in which twenty percent of the places offered are destined to students coming from public schools and another twenty percent are reserved for Afro-Brazilian descendants.

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for a tuition deferment if your FSU tuition is due prior to this date.

Financial AId FSU students going to Universidade Federal do Paraná’s semester that corresponds to FSU’s Fall semester (early August to mid-December.) and who have been awarded financial aid will have their aid disbursed within a week of the start of classes at FSU. FSU students going to Universidade Federal do Paraná’s semester that corresponds to FSU’s Spring semester (early March to early July) and who have been awarded financial aid will have their aid disbursed within a week of the start of classes at Universidade Federal do Paraná. You may be eligible

Number of Students: 5 (Undergraduate or Graduate)

Estimated Cost: Varies Per Student

University Population: Students: 30,700 Faculty: 2,066

Currency: Reais (R$)

Brazil: Universidade Federal do Parana


Sweden: Jönköping What would I be studying? Students will develop interpersonal and life-long learning skills demonstrating that he/she can function effectively in the multiculturalmultilanguage environment by completing a sequence of engineering courses including at least one class in the culture, history literature or language of the region in Jönköping University. Classes are offered in English. History Jönköping University is one of three independent institutions of higher education (not stateowned) in Sweden offering postgraduate programs. The School of Engineering is one of four specialized schools carrying out research and education. The School addresses a portfolio of

interlinked topics relating to some of the major issues of our time: internationalization, entrepreneurship, business renewal, innovative learning, a holistic approach to health throughout life, an interface between economy and technology in the information society and production systems for small and medium-sized enterprises. Jönköping University Foundation is accredited by the Board of Higher Education of the Government of Sweden. Academic Year The academic year consists of 40 weeks, divided into two semesters. Each of these two semesters is divided into two 10 week quarters, and fulltime study is two courses per quarter, or four courses per semester or eight per year. The Fall semester runs from the middle or end of August to late December (re-examinations

University take place in early January). The Spring semester runs from mid-January to the beginning of June. There is usually a two-week teaching break at Christmas. There is no break between or during the quarters so international students wishing to travel for more than a weekend in Sweden or Europe should do so either before or after their study period.

Deadlines:

Number of Students: 1 (Undergraduate or Graduate)

Estimated Cost/month: Accomodation: $260-455 Personal: $331 Books/Materials: $52 Food: $325

University Population: Students: 11,000 Faculty: 1,200

Currency:

Swedish Krona (SEK)

Fall Semester May 15th Spring Semester November 1st

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What would I be studying? Students conduct on-site research and engage in classroom discussion on Industrial Engineering & Management. This research and interaction supports the University’s mission of providing a strong liberal arts base and unique research opportunities. Classes are offered in English.

Number of Students: 3 (Undergraduate or Graduate)

Estimated Cost: Varies per student

University Population: Undergraduate: 4,786 Graduate: 7,505 Faculty: 588

Currency:

New Taiwan Dollar (TWD)

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History Established in 1958, National Chiao Tung University (NCTU) in Taiwan, offers 15 bachelor, 41 masters and 29 doctoral degree programs. NCTU has a high ranking in Engineering with the reputation as “the TaiwanMIT.” NCTU attracts students from more than 36 countries. NCTU leads industry collaboration and receives most of the research funding in Taiwan. NCTU was ranked

No. 21 in the world recently for the amount of ESI journal papers in the computer science area. NCTU ranked 49th in the world in the Engineering field in the Academic Ranking of World Universities reported by Shanghai Jiaotong University in 2007. Located near national laboratories and the Hsinchu Science Based Industrial Park, NCTU provides students opportunities to collaborate with top high-tech companies and participate in leading technology experiments. In addition, 64% of CEOs and general managers in Hsinchu Science Park are NCTU alumni. The College of Engineering has 87 faculty members and 2,371 students. Among the college faculty, 98% have earned their Ph. D. in the areas of their specialties. The College of Management (COM) of NCTU is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)-International. The

acquisition of this accreditation further strengthens the position of NCTU COM in coping with the trend of globalization, and facilitates its collaboration with prominent business schools around the world. Academic Calendar The Fall semester is early August to mid-January. The Spring semester is early February to mid-June.

Deadlines: Fall Semester March 31st Spring Semester February to mid June

Taiwan: National Chiao Tung University


What would I be studying? Students conduct on-site research and engage in classroom discussion on Industrial Engineering & Management. This research and interaction supports the University’s mission of providing a strong liberal arts base and unique research opportunities. Classes are offered in English. History National Tsing Hua University (NTHU) is located in Hsinchu, Taiwan. Hsinchu, known as the “Silicon Valley of Taiwan,” is home of many research institutions and universities, making it an ideal location for NTHU. First established as the Tsing Hua Academy at Tsing Hua Garden in Beijing in 1911, the Academy was renamed as National Tsing Hua University in 1928 as its curricula expanded to that of a fullfledged university. In 1956, NTHU was reinstalled on its

current campus in Hsinchu, Taiwan. Since its reinstallation, NTHU has developed from an institute focusing on Nuclear Science and Technology to that of a comprehensive research university offering degree programs ranging from baccalaureate to doctorate in science, technology, engineering, humanities and social sciences, as well as management. The prestige of NTHU is exemplified by the outstanding achievements of its alumni, including two Nobel laureates in physics, Dr. Cheng-Ning Yang and TsungDao Lee, one Nobel laureate in chemistry, Dr. Yuan-Tseh Lee, and one Wolf Prize winner in mathematics Dr. Shiing-Shen Chern. Within NTHU there are 17 departments, 18 independent institutions, and 7 colleges, including the College of Science, Engineering, Nuclear Science, Humanities, and

Social Sciences, Life Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and the College of Technology Management. Academic Calendar The Fall semester is late August to mid January. The Spring semester is late February to early July.

Deadlines: Fall Semester March 14th Spring Semester November 1st

Number of Students: 3 (Undergraduate or Graduate)

Estimated Cost/month: Overall: $250-500

University Population: Undergraduate: 5,200 Graduate: 5,800 Faculty: 583 Researchers: 132

Currency:

New Taiwan Dollar (TWD)

Taiwan: National Tsing Hua University

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College of Law Advisor: Professor Donna Christie dchristi@law.fsu.edu

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Australia: Griffith University, Brisbane What will I be studying? Griffith University offers a wide range of courses in the area of law for postgraduate students. Courses include international law, business and trade, human rights and jurisprudence. Griffith also emphasizes law of the Western Pacific Rim countries. History Griffith University has more than 36 000 students on five campuses in the Brisbane – Gold Coast region, on the east coast of Australia in the state of Queensland. It is the ideal location to combine study with a great lifestyle. Our students come from over 114 countries and from all backgrounds. This creates an open, dynamic and multicultural study

environment. As pioneers in programs such as Asian Studies and Environmental Studies, Griffith has been quick to take the lead in many disciplines and to encourage study across more than one discipline, in a clean, secure and attractive atmosphere offering first-class facilities, Griffith University students enjoy the University’s commitment to academic excellence delivered by world class research teams.

and who have been awarded financial aid will have their aid disbursed within a week of the start of classes at Griffith. You may be eligible for a tuition deferment if your FSU tuition is due prior to this date. Academic Calendar Semester 1 is late February March to late June. Semester 2 is late July to mid-November.

Number of Students: 2 Students

Estimated Cost:

Accommodation: $160/wk Personal expenses and local transportation: $65/wk Food: $75/wk

University Population: Students: 37,000 Faculty: 1,302

Currency:

Australian dollar (AUD) Securing a Visa

Financial Aid FSU students going to Griffith University’s Fall semester (late July-mid November) and who have been awarded financial aid will have their aid disbursed within a week of the start of classes at FSU. FSU students going to Griffith University’s Spring semester (late February-late June)

All international students must obtain a student visa to study in Australia. For information please refer to your Letter of Offer and contact your nearest Australian Diplomatic Mission.

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What would I be studying? Students students will study at Yubei campus and receive instruction and engage in classroom discussion on the general practice of law, including business law, in China. Classes are offered in English. History Southwest University of Political Science and Law was founded during the reconstruction of China’s higher education institutions in 1952. In 1978, the University was accredited as a key university by the State Council and was one of the first key universities to enroll students from all over China. The University has 20,000 students on two campuses in Shapingba and Yubei. The University consists of 11 schools, 17 bachelor’s degree programs, 28 master’s degree programs, one primary discipline for PhD programs, 11 secondary

disciplines for PhD programs, one national-level key discipline, 4 provincial-level key disciplines and one postdoctorate mobile station of Law. The University currently publishes two academic periodicals: Modern Law and The Learned Journal of Southwest University of Political Science and Law, one of which Modern Law is on the list of the key National Chinese Language Periodicals and won the National Periodical award, the highest Chinese periodical award and the first national excellent execution of CAJ-CD Model award in 2003. Fifty years since the foundation of the University, they have educated nearly 10,000 high ranking specialized personnel and become one of the Chinese universities in higher education that has provided the most law personnel for the country. The graduates from the University are recognized for their specialized knowledge

background and practical work style. Academic Calendar The Fall semester is early September to late December. The Spring semester is early March to late June. Accomodations Campus accommodations include two students in one room. The cost is 400 RMB for one student for one month. The accommodations include a refrigerator, microwave, washing machine and air conditioning. The University can also help students rent offcampus apartments.

Number of Students: 2 (Graduate Only)

Estimated Cost:

Accommodation: Approx. $58/month

University Population: Students: 20,000

Currency:

Chinese yuan (RMB)

China: Southwest University of Political Science & Law, Chongqing

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China: Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade What will I be studying? Students students will engage in classroom discussion on the general practice of law, including business law, in China. Classes are offered in English. History Founded in 1960,the Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade (SIFT) is an institution of higher learning originally subordinate to the former Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation but under the administration of the Shanghai Municipal Government since 1994. In the past forty-six years plus, SIFT has turned out for the country large numbers of topnotch professionals in the field of international business, the backbone of multinational or

foreign –related enterprises, giving full play to their talents in the realm of international trade and business. Shanghai is the most populous city in China and the most populous city proper in the world. A global city, Shanghai exerts influence over global commerce, finance, culture, art, fashion, research and entertainment. The city is located at the middle portion of the Chinese coast, and sits at the mouth of the Yangtze.

Accomodations The School of International Studies (SIS) takes charge of foreign students’ living in Shanghai.

Number of Students: 2 (Graduate Only)

Estimated Cost/month: Varies per student

Deadlines Check with the Law School Associate Dean for International Programs for application dates.

University Population: Students: 10,000

Currency:

Chinese yuan (RMB)

Academic Calendar Fall: early September until mid January (exams may be taken by December 31), Spring: mid March until early July

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The Netherlands: Erasmus University, Rotterdam What would I be studying? Law students will conduct onsite research and/or enroll in classes on Dutch and European law, politics, culture, history, society and language. History Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) is an international environment for critical academic thinking, driven by a strong focus on current social issues. Their focus is on management, organization and policy in the public and private sectors, as well as on medicine and health care. The university is conducive to multidisciplinary collaboration in education and research: where disciplines meet, knowledge is advanced.

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Accomodations Upon deciding to study in Rotterdam you will need to find a place to live. Because Erasmus University does not have campus accommodation, a housing agency acts as an intermediary to provide rooms and apartments for international students and researchers. Academic Calendar The Fall semester has two terms: Term 1 is early September to mid-November, Term 2 is mid-November to late January (arrangements can be made for exams to be taken prior to December 31). The Spring semester also has two terms: Term 3 is late January to early April, Term 4 is early April to mid-June.

Deadlines For College of Law students: Check with the Law School Associate Dean for International Programs for application dates. Financial Aid FSU students going to Erasmus University’s Fall semester (early September-late January) or Spring semester (late January-mid June) and who have been awarded financial aid will have their aid disbursed within a week of the start of classes at Erasmus. You may be eligible for a tuition deferment if your FSU tuition is due prior to this date.

Number of Students: 2 Law Students

Estimated Cost/month (EUR): Accommodations: 425 Personal/Transportation: 143 Food: 136

University Population: Students: 21,000 Faculty: 2,090

Currency:

Euro (EUR)


What will I be studying?

History

Students will receive instruction and engage in classroom discussion on the general practice of law, including business law, in Europe. Groningen School of Law offers five specialized programs for graduates in law who wish to broaden and deepen their knowledge of a specific field of law:

Ever since its establishment in 1614 the University of Groningen has been educating people to serve society. All this knowledge and experience has stimulated the University to become what it is now: a modern, international university where work is being carried out at the frontiers of knowledge. It is a university with its own character. This is partly due to its geographical situation in the north of the country. The University is bold enough to be different: sober, but inventive; reliable, but surprising; solid, but prepared to accept challenges. The University of Groningen not only admitted the firstever female student in the country but also produced the first Dutch space traveler: pioneering is a trait that is fundamental to this university. People talk to one another in Groningen: researchers from various disciplines cooperate

•Criminal Law and Criminology •European Law •International and Comparative Private Law •International Economic and Business Law •International Law and the Law of International Organizations and Human Rights Classes are offered in English (the majority of Dutch speak English).

and arrive at achievements that are recognized as belonging to the international top. Staff and students are engaged in educational renewal: the University and the commercial sector are in close contact. Above all, Groningen is a convivial city, a magnet to students. They keep the University and the city youthful. The University of Groningen is a classical university that knows the challenges of the future.

Number of Students: 2 Law Students

Academic Calendar Semester 1 is early September to late December. Semester 2 is early February to mid July.

Estimated Cost/month (EUR): Accommodations: 325 Personal Expenses: 125 Food: 300

University Population: Students: 27,000 Faculty: 5,550

Currency:

Euro (EUR)

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College of Social Sciences & Public Policy

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Netherlands’ Advisor: Dr. Dale Smith, dlsmith@coss.fsu.edu Germany Advisor: Dr. Birgit Maier-Katkin, bmaierkatkin@fsu.edu Indonesia Advisor: Dr. Jeffrey Ayala Milligan, jmilligan@fsu.edu Turkey Advisor: Dr. Dale Smith, dlsmith@coss.fsu.edu Italy Advisor: Dr. Silvia Valisa, svalisa@fsu.edu

Department of Economics Advisor: Dr. Jim Gwartney, jdgwartney@fsu.edu

Department of Urban & Regional Planning Netherlands’ Advisor: Dr. Christopher Coutts, ccoutts@fsu.edu Denmark Advisor: Dr. Tim Chapin, tchapin@fsu.edu

International Affairs Program Advisor: Dr. Lee Metcalf, lmetcalf@fsu.edu

Study Destinations:


Germany: Ossietzky University, Oldenburg What would I be studying? Students usually take courses in German as a foreign language for 6 credit hours per semester and may take any other courses offered by the University– many courses in the English Department are taught in English (subject to registration limitations). Students coming to Oldenburg to perfect their German can generally take a 3-week intensive German course in the month before classes begin (September or March). The Oldenburg University Exchange Coordinator assigns student “buddies” to each incoming American exchange student. The “buddies” play an integral part in introducing students to Oldenburg and to Germany.

Academic Calendar The Fall-Winter semester is mid-October to mid-February. The Spring-Summer semester is early April to mid-July. Accomodations A separate housing form is available for the Incoming Exchange Students - Note: a visa is NOT required for application by American citizens; you should get your visa after you arrive in Oldenburg. Exchange Student housing requests will be sent to Oldenburg with the application form for exchange study in Oldenburg. They are processed by the the Student Services Foundation (Studentenwerk Oldenburg), an entity separate from the University which

owns most of the dormitories, and which is funded by student fees and public money. Exchange students who apply for housing will be offered placements in dorms or shared flats or other private housing before their arrival.

Deadlines: Fall Semester

Number of Students: 5 (Undergraduate or Graduate)

Estimated Cost:

Accommodation:$1,000-1,600 Books & study materials:$100 - 200 Transportation in the entire region: $240 Food: $1,500 -2,000

University Population: Students: 11,000

June 10th Spring Semester December 30th

Currency:

Euro (EUR)

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What would I be studying? Students from FSU may conduct on-site research and independent study under the supervision of Syiah Kuala University faculty and interact with graduate student colleagues in the following areas of study: Education (Educational Leadership & Policy Studies, Educational Development), Research Methodologies, Development Studies, Area Studies (Indonesia and Southeast Asia) and Public Policy. Eligible programs that are taught in English are International Law (undergraduate) administered under Faculty of Law, International Accounting (undergraduate) administered under Faculty of Economics, Economic Development Studies (graduate) administered under the Graduate Office and the Faculty of Economics. The University is the home for Tsunami Disaster and

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Mitigation Research Center, International Centre for Aceh and Indian Ocean Studies and Aceh Research Training Institute. Opportunities to do research under these organizations are widely open to students both of undergraduate and graduate level. Campus Life Syiah Kuala University is a large, comprehensive state university located in Banda Aceh, NAD, Indonesia. It is duly accredited by the Ministry of National Education, Republic of Indonesia. It has an undergraduate enrollment of approximately 25,000 students in 54 baccalaureatelevel programs of study and a graduate enrollment of 2000 in nine masters-level programs of study (Educational Management, Engineering, Economics, English, Bahasa Indonesia, Agriculture, and Law). There is currently one

doctoral-level program in Economics. There are 1500 lecturers and professors on the university staff. UNSYIAH has library and computer facilities as well as a Center for Tsunami and Disaster Mitigation Research, a Center for Gender Studies, and with its neighboring university, IAIN Ar-Raniry, hosts the Center for Peace and Conflict Resolution. UNSYIAH boasts particular strengths in economics and veterinary medicine. It currently has international agreements with the University of Kentucky, Oberlin College and the University of Gรถttingen. Accomodations Syiah Kuala University has modest apartments and dormitories available to incoming Florida State students. Meals in local restaurants typically cost $5.

Indonesia: Syiah Kuala University

Number of Students: 2 (Graduate)

Estimated Cost:

Accommodations: $3 - $40 per night.

University Population: Undergraduate: 25,000 Graduate: 2,000

Currency:

Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)


Indonesia: Institut Agama Islam Negeri Ar-Raniry What would I be studying? Students from FSU may conduct on-site research and/ or independent study under the supervision of Ar-Raniry faculty and collaborate with local graduate student colleagues in the following areas of study: Intercultural Dialogue, Education (Postconflict Education, Religious Diversity and Education, Educational Leadership, Philosophy of Education, Educational Development), or Religious Studies (Islamic Studies, Comparative Religion). Banda Aceh and Nanggröe Aceh Darussalam Located at the northern tip of the island of Sumatra, Aceh is the westernmost province of the Republic of Indonesia.

Colloquially known as the “Verandah of Mecca,” it has long been a cultural crossroads between Southeast Asia and the Middle East and is renowned in the region as a center of Islamic learning. It is ecologically, culturally and linguistically diverse and boasts some of the most beautiful tropical beaches and forests in Southeast Asia. The province enjoys a special autonomous political status and is the only region of Indonesia in which Islamic law is in effect. Modest dress and behavior are therefore appropriate for both male and female visitors. Banda Aceh is a small, bustling city with most modern amenities. It is accessible by air from Jakarta and Medan as well as frequent direct flights to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The city bore the brunt of the December 2004 tsunami, losing more than

140,000 residents in the city and surrounding areas. Over the past five years, however, Banda Aceh has experienced a revival of infrastructure with new government buildings, schools, mosques and other facilities transforming much of the city as the Acehnese people forge a new place for themselves in Indonesia and the region. Aceh’s rich history, dynamic present, and hopeful future make it a fascinating location for a wide variety of studies. Academic Calendar IAIN Ar-Raniry has two academic semesters per year; known as Semester Ganjil and Semester Genap. Semester Ganjil effectively commences in September each year, while Semester Genap effectively starts in March. This academic calendar is also applicable for graduate students.

Number of Students: 2 (Graduate)

Estimated Cost:

Accommodations: $3 - $40 per night

University Population: Undergraduate: 8,000 Graduate: 450

Currency:

Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)

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What would I be studying? Participating FSU students will be able to describe their cultural understanding of Italian culture and language and will be able to demonstrate knowledge of how the contemporary cultural and global context is characterized by a diversity of cultures and experiences. Classes are offered in English. Italian language courses are offered expressely for exchange students enrolled at the Università. History The Università degli Studi di Pavia is one of the oldest universities in Europe. An edict issued by King Lotharius quotes a higher education institution in Pavia as already established in 825. This institution, mainly devoted to law studies, was then chosen as the main education center for northern Italy.

Today the Università degli Studi di Pavia is a research university, offering a wide variety of disciplinary and interdisciplinary teaching organized in nine faculties: Economics, Pharmacy, Law, Engineering, Literature & Philosophy, Medicine & Surgery, Science, Political Science and Musicology. The Università degli Studi di Pavia enjoys a strong tradition of international student and teacher exchanges: exchange agreements include partnerships with the historical universities of Coimbra, universities in Europe, the Middle East, the Mediterranean area, the United States, China and Japan.

Accomodations The Università degli Studi di Pavia has one of the most extensive residence hall system in Italy. The most ancient ones date back to 1564 (Collegio Borromeo) and 1567 (Collegio Ghislieri), while the two most recent ones (Collegio Maino and CollegioVolta) were founded in 2000. The residence halls are either male or female, catered or self-catered (with kitchens on each floor for student use). Most halls admit both undergraduate and graduate students and places are offered for the academic year except for Christmas and Easter vacations.

Academic Calendar Semester One: late September - late February Semester Two: late February - late June

Deadlines:

2 (Undergraduate or Graduate)

Estimated Cost/month:

Semester 1 Early July Semester 2 Early December

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Number of Students:

Overall: 500-600 (EUR)

University Population: Students: 23,000 Faculty: 1,120

Currency:

Euro (EUR)


The Netherlands: Erasmus University, Rotterdam What would I be studying? Social Science and Public Policy students will conduct on-site research and engage in classroom discussion on issues concerning the political and economic developments in The Netherlands and Western Europe History Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) is an international environment for critical academic thinking, driven by a strong focus on current social issues. Their focus is on management, organization and policy in the public and private sectors, as well as on medicine and health care. The university is conducive to multidisciplinary collaboration in education and research: where disciplines meet, knowledge is advanced.

Academic Calendar The Fall semester has two terms: Term 1 is early September to mid-November, Term 2 is mid=November to late January (arrangements can be made for exams to be taken prior to December 31). The Spring semester also has two terms: Term 3 is late January to early April, Term 4 is early April to mid-June. Accomodations Upon deciding to study in Rotterdam you will need to find a place to live. Because Erasmus University does not have campus accommodation, a housing agency acts as an intermediary to provide rooms and apartments for international students and researchers

Deadlines The deadline to apply to Dr. Dale Smith for the upcoming academic year is March 18; you will be notified of your selection for the program by March 31. Students interested in applying after March 18 will be considered on a space available basis. The deadline to then apply to the Erasmus Faculty of Social Sciences for the Fall semester is June 1st, and for the Spring semester it is October 15.

Number of Students: 2 (Graduate Only)

Estimated Cost/month (EUR): Accommodations: 425 Personal/Transportation: 143 Food: 136

University Population: Students: 21,000 Faculty: 2,090

Currency:

Euro (EUR)

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What would I be studying? Students will conduct onsite research and/or enroll in classes on political and economic developments in Turkey and the Eurasian Region. Classes are offered in English. A minimum of 4 courses (3 KU credits each) is recommended, the normal workload is 5 courses. A Turkish Language & Society (TURK 201) course is offered for non-native speakers each semester. This course is 3 KU credits and 5 contact hours per week. There is no additional fee. Attendance is mandatory for all classes; participation in class is almost always graded. Grading depends on the instructor / course. In general, the grade distribution involves 15% participation & attendance, 35% final exams, 50 % other exams or projects. The lectures usually take 75 minutes, and the lecturers usually use slide shows as a

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teaching method. Additionally, program is offered every there might be discussion semester (Fall & Spring) sessions, problem sessions and for the incoming exchange labs according to the type of students. During Orientation, course. the Exchange Office organizes The Koç University Exchange both a welcome dinner and a Office assigns student mentors tour of Istanbul. to each incoming exchange student. The mentors play an Deadlines integral part in introducing The deadline to apply to Dr. students to Koç and to Turkey. Dale Smith for the upcoming They help students understand academic year is March 18; life at Koç and assist them in you will be notified of your fulfilling the requirements of selection for the program by the program. The mentorship March 31. Students interested program is highly rated by the in applying after March 18 incoming students: students will be considered on a space have said that “the mentors add available basis. value to their lives at Koç and The deadline to then apply to ease their transition.” Koç for the Fall semester is April 30th, and for the Spring semester it is October 30. Academic Calendar The Fall semester is late September to late January (arrangements may be made to take exams by December 31). The Spring semester is mid February to mid June. A one-week Orientation

Turkey: Koç University

Number of Students: 5 (Undergraduate or Graduate Only)

Estimated Cost:

Accommodation: $1500-2500 Books/Materials: $250 Transportation: $650 Food: $1,600

University Population: Undergraduate: 3,500 Graduate: 500 Faculty: 364

Currency:

New Turkish Lira (YTL or TRY)


What would I be studying? Students will conduct onsite research and/or enroll in classes on the political and economic structure and history of Eastern Europe and Russia. Ilia State University offers graduate courses taught in English in the International Relations and Regional Studies Program: Contemporary Wars, Analysis of International Politics, EU Policy: Institutions and Processes, European Union Law, Project Management, European Union Neighborhood Policy, and Collaboration and Resistance in Soviet Union. Campus Life Ilia State University (ISU) has a diverse profile of 25 research institutes, centers and laboratories that create a unique opportunity for research and practice on the topics relevant to Georgia’s role and contribution to the international community.

ISU is a reformer of higher education in Georgia and has emerged as one of the most selective and prestigious study and research destinations in Georgia with a good record of participation in international academic research projects and exchange programs. ISU’s recognition is reflected in the quality of academic staff, strong commitment to research on Georgia’s geopolitical standing, and distinctive ability to initiate an open, unbiased public policy dialogue. Its continuous commitment to the knowledge, production, function and hard work of our scholars in producing worldclass research, including the substantial resource allocation from the University’s annual budget to the research component every year, have resulted in reaching the best citation index in Georgia.

Academic Calendar The Fall semester is late September to late January. The Spring semester is late February to mid-July Deadlines Application: September 30 Decision: November 30

Number of Students: 5 Graduate Students

Estimated Cost/term: Accommodations: $15002000 Transportation: $200 Food: $1200

University Population: Undergraduate: 6,827 Graduate: 1,957 Faculty: 210 Researchers:110

Currency:

Georgian Lari (GEL)

Republic of Georgia: Ilia State University

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Denmark: Aalborg University What would I be studying? Students will conduct onsite research and engage in classroom discussions of issues related to metropolitan problems in European and/or developing nations. They will benefit from a program that emphasizes an international, comparative perspective on the dynamics of urbanization. Classes are offered in English. History Aalborg University was inaugurated in 1974 and is a young and modern university. Over the years it has grown to become a large, well-established research and teaching institution in Denmark, offering an untraditional range of educational programs and research in the fields of Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences

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and Engineering. Aalborg Academic Calendar University is known for its The autumn semester runs experimental curriculum based on problem-centered, real- from September 1st until the end of January. Exams take life projects of educational place in January. The spring and research relevance. This has internationally become semester runs from February 1st until the end of June. known and recognized as Exams take place in June. ‘The Aalborg Experiment’ or ‘The Aalborg Model.’ Aalborg Lectures and seminars usually take place in the beginning University also places great of the semester (first 8-10 emphasis on international relations and cooperation weeks) leaving more time to concentrate on project work later in the semester Accomodations Deadlines Aalborg University has an The deadline for applicants International Accommodation applying for the Fall term Office which assists the is the first of May, and the University’s international deadline for applicants students in finding a place to live when they arrive in applying for the Spring term is the first of October. Aalborg. If you keep the International Accommodation Office’s application deadlines, you are guaranteed accommodation when you arrive. The accommodation that is offered is a single room in a private house, a dormitory room or a bigger flat shared with other students.

Number of Students: 3 (Undergraduate or Graduate)

Estimated Cost/term:

Overall: approx. $1,150 (includes: transportation, rent, laundry, insurance, food, books, study materials, social life, trips, etc.)

University Population: Students: 14,000

Currency:

Danish Krone (DKK)


The Netherlands: University of Amsterdam What would I be studying? Students will conduct onsite research and engage in classroom discussions of issues related to metropolitan problems in European and/ or developing nations. They will benefit from program that emphasizes an international, comparative perspective on the dynamics of urbanization. Classes are offered in English. History Evolved from the Athenaeum Illustre (1632), the University of Amsterdam is now ranked among the largest comprehensive universities of Europe, and belongs to the League of European Research Universities. It maintains intensive contact with universities all over the world

and its education and research are conducted in seven faculties including humanities, social and behavioral sciences, economics and business, law, natural sciences, medicine and dentistry. Accomodations Like most Dutch universities, the University of Amsterdam does not have a campus, and demand for student housing is high. To assist international students in finding appropriate accommodation, the university has signed agreements with various housing corporations. These corporations offer furnished accommodation to students. Sheets and blankets are available at cost price. The rent for these rooms varies according to type, size and location. In total the UvA has 1,000 rooms to allot to international students. The

university residence halls are located in Amsterdam. Some are situated in the center of Amsterdam, while others are around 20 minutes from the center by public transport.

Number of Students:

Academic Calendar The Fall semester is late August to late December. The Spring semester is early February to late June

University Population:

2 (Undergraduate or Graduate)

Estimated Cost/month: Accommodations: $500-900 Personal: $650-800

Students: 25,000

Currency:

Euro (EUR) Deadlines Please contact the International Center for specific deadlines. The University of Amsterdam recommends starting the process a year in advance.

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What would I be studying? Students will conduct onsite research and/or enroll in classes on Japanese culture, history, society and language. Classes are offered in English, unless Japanese language courses are desired. History Under the National School Establishment Law, Hiroshima University was established on May 31, 1949. After World War II, the school system in Japan was entirely reformed and each of the institutions of higher education under the prewar system was reorganized. As a general rule, one national university was established in each prefecture, and Hiroshima University became a national university under the new system by combining the various pre-war higher educational institutions in Hiroshima Prefecture.

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The new university combined eight component institutions: Hiroshima University of Literature and Science, Hiroshima School of Secondary Education, Hiroshima School of Education, Hiroshima Women’s School of Secondary Education, Hiroshima School of Education for Youth, Hiroshima Higher School, Hiroshima Higher Technical School, and Hiroshima Municipal Higher Technical School. Later in 1953, the Hiroshima Prefectural Medical College was also added to the new Hiroshima University.

Deadlines Students interested in the Hiroshima University Study Abroad (HUSA) program must be nominated by their home institution and send their application before March 1st for entry into the Fall semester in October of that year. Students who want to enter the Program starting in the spring semester and want to apply for a scholarship should send their application before November 1st in the previous year. Scholarship students attend for the full academic year.

Academic Calendar The Fall semester is early October to mid-February. The Spring semester is early April to late July.

Number of Students: 2 (Undergraduate or Graduate)

Estimated Cost/for two semesters (YEN): Accommodations: 25,000 Personal: 38,000 Commuting: 8,000 Food: 24,000

University Population: Undergraduate: 11,050 Graduate: 2,500

Currency:

Yen (JPY)~ $1=107 Yen

Japan: Hiroshima University


College of Social Work Advisor: Professor Pat Lager, plager@fsu.edu

Study Destination:

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Jamaica: University of the West Indies, Barbados & Trinidad What would I be studying? Through the exchange College of Social Work graduate students will be given the opportunity to learn about social problems in a different culture and apply their learning to work with diverse client populations in the US. Students will be placed in internships under the direct supervision of a qualified social worker for a period of 16 weeks. History The University of the West Indies, established in 1948 initially as an external College of the University of London and made fully independent in 1962, is the oldest, fully regional institution of higher learning in the Commonwealth Caribbean. Supported by fifteen countries, all current

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or former colonies of Great Britain, the UWI is committed to the development of the region through the training of its human resources, conducting research, delivering advisory services to governments as well as to the private sector, and forging links with other institutions in the wider region and the rest of the world. Accomodations All full-time students of the University are assigned to Halls of Residence. When applying for admission, students may indicate their preference for a particular Hall. Students who opt to reside off-campus should make contact with the Lodgings Officer (876-702-3493), who will assist you in locating suitable accommodation near the campus. The office will also provide information on prices of various types of residence.

Academic Calendar Semester 1 is late August to late December. Spring semester 2 is late January to mid-May.

Number of Students: 1 (Graduate Only)

Estimated Cost/month: Varies per student.

Deadlines:

Apply by March 1st for Semester 1 or an academic year and by October 1st for Semester 2.

University Population: Students: 25,000 Faculty: 5,000

Currency:

Barbadian Dollar (BBD)


College of Visual Arts, Theatre & Dance Advisor: Dr. Anniina Guyas, asouminenguyas@fsu.edu

Study Destination:

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What would I be studying? During their studies at Aalto University, School of Art and Design, participating FSU students will conduct on-site research and engage in classroom discussion on environmental art education in Finland. Classes are offered in English

of the building investments of individual sites for works of art. This rule has been followed since the launching of development in the area in 2000, and at present some fifty art projects are in various stage of realization at Arabianranta.

History Established in 2010, the Aalto University is a new university with centuries of experience. The Aalto University was created from the merger of three Finnish universities. The University of Art and Design is one of Finland’s most international universities and one of the biggest of its kind in Europe. University of Art and Design Helsinki is situated in Arabianranta, “Art and Design City.” The City of Helsinki requires all developers in the Arabianranta area to use 1-2%

Accomodations Most students stay with HOAS (Homes for Students) and students should start the application process as soon as possible after they receive their acceptance letter from Aalto. Students should be prepared for rent between 300-500 EUR + living costs 400-600 EUR/ month. All students must have sufficient funds to cover their daily expenses during the period they are on the exchange program.

Financial Aid FSU students going to Aalto University, School of Art and Design’s Fall semester (early September–late December) or Spring semester (mid-January– mid-May) and who have been awarded financial aid will have their aid disbursed within a week of the start of classes at Aalto. You may be eligible for a tuition deferment if your FSU tuition is due prior to this date. Academic Calendar The Autumn term is early September until late December, the Spring term is mid-January until mid-May.

Deadlines: Autumn Term April 1st Spring Term October 15th

Number of Students: 5 (Undergraduate or Graduate)

Estimated Cost/month (EUR): Rent: 300-500 Living: 400-600 Personal: Varies per student.

University Population: Students: 20,500 Faculty: 308

Currency:

Euro (EUR)

Finland: Aalto University, School of Art and Design

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How to Get Financial Aid Financial Aid and Student Exchange Participation All exchange students at The Florida State University enroll and pay The Florida State University tuition and fees. Tuition and fees are waived at the host university. There can be financial aid implications given the different start and end dates of the international partner’s academic calendars. Please consult the specific information on each exchange partner website and with the Program Director for Global Pathways Certificate and Exchanges for more information. Students can be certified for financial aid for international exchange credits that total less than 25% of the credits required for your FSU degree. For example, students enrolled in graduate programs with less than 36 total hours may enroll in only 6 credits at our partner institutions and be eligible for financial aid. There are international partners that end their term after The Florida State University’s semester grades are due. In these instances an NG or I will be posted and this may be in place when continuing financial aid eligibility is determined. Please do not be alarmed by a letter stating that you have lost eligibility, but be reassured that The Florida State University Financial Aid Office will expedite the process to reinstate you once the transcript from the international partner arrives and the grade is posted. Exchange students are also required to refund to Bright Futures the award amount received for course(s) which were dropped or withdrawn at the Host institution after The Florida State University’s drop and add period. If you are enrolling in an International University that is not one of FSU’s Reciprocal Student Exchange Partner, please contact FSU’s International Programs to discuss options to earn credit through Directed International Study and how your financial aid might be used.

Contact Information

Program Director of Global Pathways Certificate and Exchanges Dr. Cadence Kidwell Email: ckidwell@fsu.edu

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Beyond Borders Beyond Borders is a unique exchange program which offers an alternative to traditional academic study abroad programs and provides students with short-term, rich cultural learning experiences through immersion in the target cultures. Small groups of 10-12 students spend one week at the University of the West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica during FSU spring break; or three weeks after the end of spring semester at either the Technical University in Dresden, Germany; or the University of Costa Rica’s branch campus in Turrialba, Costa Rica.

Contact Information

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Beyond Borders Phone: 850.645.1220 Email: bb@admin.fsu.edu

The benefits of participating in Beyond Borders: • Learn about the target culture through interaction with the people in a variety of social, cultural, service and academic settings; • Increase awareness of the social, cultural, political and environmental issues facing the host culture; • Become actively engaged through volunteer activities; •Participate in leadership learning opportunities and share your culture with your counterparts during their exchange visit to FSU; •Gain cultural competencies needed to make a difference in a global society; •Earn 1 credit towards your liberal studies requirements; •Fulfill the international requirement for the Global Pathways Certificate.


Global Pathways Certificate Want to go somewhere else? No worries! How to set up your own International Student Exchange If you want to set up an exchange these are the things to consider: -It may take up to a year from the start of your interest in international experience until when you would be able to enroll. -The partnership would need to benefit future FSU students in your major. -An FSU faculty member needs to agree to be the FSU Academic Advisor for the International Exchange. They direct incoming and outgoing students through their department’s selection process and course approvals. -Does the U.S. State department consider the country a safe place to study? To make a new agreement happen: (If you want to add your department to an agreement that is already in place, skip to number 2.) 1.Do your research on the prospective partner institutions: -Do they have enough relevant course offerings in English? (not required for designated language study programs) -Are they regionally accredited? -Who are their other U.S. partners? -Will their academic calendar allow you to go for one semester and still participate in a semester at FSU during the same academic year? -Be ready to research other aspects of the partner institutions and to suggest FSU course equivalents. 2.Contact a faculty member that you think will be supportive. Let them know: -Why this specific partner is beneficial for your education and would also be for future students in the major. -Support is available from the Program Director, Global Pathways Certificate and Exchanges to develop the agreement and the Center for Global Engagement will support incoming and outgoing students. Link: http://global.fsu.edu/faculty/internationalAgreements.htm Contact Dr. Cadence Kidwell, Program Director, Global Pathways Certificate and Exchanges (ckidwell@fsu.edu) if you have questions or would like to proceed.

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Ways to Maximize Your Exchange Did you know that there are also many opportunities for intercultural learning on our campus after you come back? Global Pathways Events - continue your discovery of the world through The Florida State University’s intercultural events and lectures at: global.fsu.edu.

Academic Opportunites Global Pathways Certificatemaximizes the rich cultural learning experiences available to The Florida State University undergraduate and graduate students while earning an academic credential. INR3931/COM3950 Theory and Practice for Global Engagement- is a 1 credit course that introduces you to the concepts, theories, functions, and behaviors associated with intercultural communication for your global experience. Students are encouraged to take this course before their international experience. COM3950 Applying Your Global Experience- is a 1 credit course for students who have recently returned from their global experiences. You will reflect and gain a perspective on the personal, academic, social, and professional impact of your global experiences and learn how to market your experiences in your future academic, personal, and professional pursuits. For questions about the courses please contact the instructor: Aleks Nesic at anesic@admin.fsu.edu

Intercultural Programs

International Friendship Program (IFP)-provides you with an opportunity to be matched with an international student from a country where you studied, so you can further your cross-cultural experience and maintain international friendships. Or you can request to be matched wuth a student before you leave, so you can learn more about your host culture and be better prepared to engage with host students and communities. International Coffee Hour- is a very popular weekly social event that happens every Friday from 5:30-7:00pm at the Center for Global Engagement (aka “The Globe”) and is a place where you can meet many students from around the world, socialize, and continue your intercultural experience. Engage Your World Intercultural Dialogue Series- is a monthly event where faculty , staff, and students engage in stimulating conversations about various issues from around the world. InternatioNOLE- is a student organization dedicated to internationalizing Florida State University’s campus through social, educational, and cultural events. For a list of all intercultural programs, please visit http://cge.fsu.edu


Testimonials Over 70 students have already participated in an International Student Exchange. Read what they have to say about their experiences.

[This exchange] allowed me to have an international experience in student personnel work, and also gave me an opportunity to have a cultural experience in which I was not a part of the ‘majority’ culture.

Kellie Gerbers, University of the

My actual exchange in Durban, South Africa, was one of the most important things I’ve ever done as an African American and as a human. I met some of the most culturally and spiritually rich people I’ve ever known. I learned to love myself, life, and opportunity all over again.

Angelique Hill, Durban, South Africa

This exchange helped me gain a better worldview and an understanding into a completely different culture. I think that this experience also added to my desire to learn about different people, countries, and traditions. From interacting with those around me, I have been able to broaden my way of thinking; and by keeping an open mind, I have been able to gain an extremely valuable learning experience.

Melissa Peach, Institut Agama Islam Negeri Ar-Raniry

West Indies, Mona Jamaica

The atmosphere was very similar to that at FSU and the classes were taught totally in English. This exchange has given me everything I’ve hoped for: I have friends and connections in all corners of the world, and I’ve been able to study at a top flight school. Clay Brand, Erasmus University

[This exchange] was one of the greatest experiences of my life. I was able to network with other potential attorneys from all over the world. I am a more wellrounded individual with a more global perspective. Jessee Bennett, Erasmus University

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FSU International Programs

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The Florida State University’s International Programs (FSU IP) is consistently ranked in the top 15 of US study abroad programs. Every year we send over 1,600 students across the world to study in our multiple locations. As a student of IP, you will be able to take classes that meet your major and/or minor requirements, study with experts in their field, earn FSU credit, and truly change your life forever!

Live

Live a life that fulfills your dream of becoming a more globally aware person; a life that allows you to live within a culture, as a citizen of that culture. Studying abroad with FSU IP will change the way you live the rest of your life because you will return enriched beyond your expectations.

Learn

Learn experientially from professors who will take you out into the city and the country in which you are living; walk in the footsteps of Shakespeare, Picasso, and other masters of literature, art, business and other areas. FSU IP classes earn you credit towards your graduation requirements while offering you a new way of learning- from the heart. Fulfills the requirements for the Global Pathways Certificate.

Lead

Lead the way towards your future as an intercontinental citizen of the world. Only about 1% of US students study abroad, and as an FSU IP student, you will truly lead the US in becoming more globally aware. Having this experience on your resume will certainly make you the lead candidate for future career opportunities.

Study Sites Argentina Australia China Costa Rica Croatia Czech Republic Ecuador England France Ireland Italy Peru Republic of Panama Russia South Africa Spain Switzerland Turkey

Contact Information International Programs Phone: 850.644.3272 Toll-free: 800.374.8581 Email: intprogl@admin.fsu.edu


What is the difference between an International Student Exchange and International Programs?

International Student Exchange

International Programs

You typically travel alone or with one other student

You travel with your FSU peers

Study with faculty and students in international universities

Opportunity to live in 4 different international study centers or a variety of other locations

Only for students in certain departments or colleges

Open to students in any department or college

Opportunity for students who want to be totally immersed and culturally integrated

Study with FSU faculty in international locations

You may need to be proficient in a foreign language

No language proficiency required

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Trip Essentials: Things to Know Support for students who want to learn more about International Student Exchanges is available through the Center for Global Engagement located at 110 South Woodward Ave. Dr. Cadence Kidwell provides support for students and faculty in the logistics in setting up and participating in international exchanges. Additionally, Aleksandra Nesic provides intercultural experiences for FSU students to better prepare you for your international experience, to assist with reflection when you return and to provide additional interaction with international students here on campus. Application for Outgoing Reciprocal Exchange Student at The Florida State University

the Florida State University health insurance requirements because the Registrar will recognize you as an enrolled student.

Complete the Application for Outgoing Reciprocal Exchange Student at The Florida State University, including the signature of the Academic Advisor for International Exchange in the participating department at The Florida State University. Deliver to the Program Director, Global Pathways Certificate and Exchanges.

Registration with the Embassy

Passport

Passports take approximately 6 weeks to process. Visit the Passport Services website for fee information and application forms. You will need your passport before applying for a visa.

Visa

Depending on which country you are planning to visit, you may also need a visa, which is attached to your passport and allows you to enter a foreign nation. Look through the State Department’s Country Specific Information to find information about your destination. You can research the entry and exit requirements, get more details about necessary documentation, and find out how to apply.

Health Insurance

Check with your health insurance provider to update your policy to include international health coverage and other required elements. When participating in an exchange, you also need to continue to meet

Go to the State Department’s Travel Registration site to inform the Embassy of your location in your country which will help the embassy locate you when you might need them the most.

Flight Itinerary

Please book your flight only after you’ve been officially accepted with a letter directly from your host university.

International Partner specific requirements

For specific requirements for each University, visit The Florida State University’s list of International Agreements for a Reciprocal Student Exchange. Once you are accepted into an exchange, you will receive information on how to submit these required documents

Criteria for international partners

•Courses taught in English •Regionally accredited •Partnership is approved by an FSUDepartment and Administration •Not in a country on the U.S. Department of State Travel Warnings list

Contact Information

Intercultural Training and Assessment Specialist Aleksandra Nesic, anesic@admin.fsu.edu

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International Student Exchanges