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Department of Politics and International Affairs
Wake Forest University
Kirby Hall 314A
P.O. Box 7568, Winston-Salem, NC 27109
Phone: (336) 758.5449 | FAX: (336) 758.6104 | Email: wfupol@wfu.edu



Study Abroad Opportunities


Fall 2017

Professor Wei-chin Lee will be the resident faculty director at the Flow House in Fall 2017. Course offerings include Pol 114/242 and Pol 262. For further information, please contact leewei@wfu.edu


Summer 2016

Dr. Harriger will offer a course Comparative Politics/Law at the Flow House in Vienna.


Dr. Welsh will offer a course Politics and Literature as part of the Eurotour.

Cities we will visit: Rome, Florence, Venice, Vienna, Prague, Berlin, Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris, and Barcelona.