Overseas Programs

Wait Chapel, on the campus of Wake Forest University, Friday, September 5, 2014.Contact the Center for Global Programs and Studies for information on our overseas and study abroad opportunities.


Europe Programs

WFU/Barcelona — Mathematical Theory of Voting and Elections (MTH 107) (D) or (MTH 383) Explore questions like, how do election rules and procedures in the U.S. compare to those in other parts of the world such as Spain or if it is possible to design an absolutely fair voting system. Stephen Robinson, MTH: sbr@wfu.edu. Sum I.

WFU/EuroTour — (HST 102) (D) or (ART  199) (D) Visit 10 cities in 8 countries over 34 days and get WFU divisional credit. Explore some of Europe’s greatest cities while using famous galleries and museums as your classrooms. Sue Rupp, History: rupp@wfu.edu or Joel Tauber, Art: tauberjl@wfu.edu. Sum I.

WFU/Jena, Germany – German Language Study (GER 212) Complete the German language divisional while living in the picturesque German university town of Jena. Experience German life and culture in homestays with local families. Grant McAllister, German: mcalligp@wfu.edu. Sum II.

WFU/London  – College Chemistry II (CHM 280) Engage yourself in the advanced studies of fundamental chemistry while abroad in one of the most famous and influential cities in the world. Students live and learn on Queen Mary University campus.  Al Rives, Chemistry: rivesab@wfu.edu. Sum II.

WFU/London (Worrell House) – Genetics and Molecular Biology (BIO 213) This course will cover Mendelian and molecular genetics including DNA structure, replication, and gene expression. Excursions include visits to Wellcome Trust Library and University of Cambridge to trace the history of genetics. Pat Lord, Biology: lordpc@wfu.edu.  Sum II.

WFU/Salamanca – Internships in Spain (SPA 199, SPA 391, SPA 303, SPA 315, SPA 319) Spanish language internships offered in a number of professional areas, such as the business, COM, health professions, politics, & social services. SPA courses available upon demand. Housing with Spanish families. Candelas Gala, Rom. Langs: galacs@wfu.edu.  Sum I.

WFU/Sorrento – Italian Language (ITA 111, ITA 112, ITA 153, ITA 213 and HMN 216) (D) Take Italian in a beautiful town, overlooking the Bay of Naples.  Multiple levels of Italian language courses offered.  Housing with Italian families. All students take Lit divisional taught by WFU professor.  Remi Lanzoni, Rom. Langs: lanzonr@wfu.edu. Sum I.

WFU/Spain, France and Switzerland – Global Perspectives in Food, Activity and Health (HES 384) Study the role of the science and social aspects of foods and physical activity for shaping community and global health. 2 weeks will take place on the WFU campus with the remaining 3 weeks in Spain, France and Switzerland. Gary Miller, HES: millergd@wfu.edu. Sum II.

WFU/Tours – French Language Study (FRH 212 or 216 + 6hrs of French transfer credit) French language study in the beautiful city of Tours, situated along the banks of the Loire River, an hour from Paris. Students can earn up to 9 hrs of French credit over a 6 week program. Stephanie Pellet, Romance Languages: pelletsh@wfu.edu.  Sum I.

WFU/Venice (Casa Artom) – American Writers in Italy (ENG 175/HON 258) (D) Spend the summer walking in the footsteps of American writers traveling in Italy.  Students will read and discuss fiction, poetry, essays, and memoirs set in Italy by Emerson, Melville, Hawthorne, Twain, Hemingway, and others.  Barry Maine, ENG: maine@wfu.edu. Sum I.

WFU/Vienna (Flow House, Sum I) – International Finance (ECN 252) Study of international macroeconomics from an open-economy perspective, focusing on exchange rate theory and international markets, then moving onto a historical examination of global international financial systems. Sandeep Mazumder, ECN: mazumds@wfu.edu. Sum I.

WFU/Vienna (Flow House, Sum II) – Biopsychology  (PSY 243) Explore how the brain perceives the world, how it directs our actions in the world, and how the brain itself is changed due to maturation and experience with an emphasis on the contributions of Viennese art and culture. Wayne Pratt, PSY: prattwe@wfu.edu.  Sum II.


Asia/Pacific Programs

WFU/India – Culture and Communication in India (COM 370) Examine the ways in which Indian cultural practices have hybridized with traditional components of Indian culture and  global trends. Travel to multiple regions of India concluding with a service program in the Himalayas.  Ananda Mitra, COM: ananda@wfu.edu. Sum II.

WFU/Nepal – Culture and Mental Health (ANT 383 & ANT 384) Conduct research on social status and work on a development project assessing community needs of marginalized people. Needs focus on poverty, education, health and the needs of women and children. Steve Folmar, Anthropology: folmarsj@wfu.edu. Sum I.


Latin America Programs

WFU/Cuba – Cuban Culture and Society (SPA 329 or SPA 379, SPA 198 optional) Explore Cuban culture through lectures, workshops and artistic performances by local artists, writers, historians, and scholars. Travel to historical sites and engage in cultural and social entrepreneurship projects. Linda Howe, Rom. Langs: howels@wfu.edu. Sum I.

WFU/Peru – Tropical Biodiversity  and Environmental Journalism (BIO 349 and/or JOU 288) A biological and journalistic trek across Peru from the Atacama, the world’s driest desert, across the Andes to the Amazon Basin. Look at the environmental, biological, and human factors affecting diversity, and learn how to report on, photograph, film and write about it in terms of science, adventure, and travel. Miles Silman, BIO: silmanmr@wfu.edu or Justin Catanoso, JOU: catanojj@wfu.edu. Sum II.


Africa/Middle East Programs

WFU/Morocco – Arabic and French Language Studies (6hrs of language credit + 3hrs of WFU credit) Take intensive Arabic or French through the Arabic Language Institute in Fez. An additional class will be taught by a WFU professor for a total of 9 hrs over 6 weeks. Cultural immersion through homestays. Ahmad Obiedat,  Romance Languages: obiedaaz@wfu.edu. Sum I.


WFU/Internships Abroad

WFU offers international internship programs in Dublin, London, Madrid, Paris  and Prague. Internships are customized to fit your academic and professional goals. Internships can accommodate almost every major and are for credit. Mike Tyson, GPS: tysonmj@wfu.edu.