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Students participating in a UNE semester abroad program will be awarded a $500 Global Education Scholarship.  Students applying for UNE faculty-led travel courses and those participating in approved non-UNE semester or short-term programs may apply for a Global Education Scholarship. The average scholarship award is $500 for a strong application. The application requires a resume and several short essays — quality of writing and GPA are taken into consideration. Eligibility requirements apply. 

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  • Deadline for Spring programs: November 1

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BIO 422/422L: CORAL BIOLOGY

Fall 2024

This fall semester course presents an in-depth study of the biology and taxonomy of corals while examining the ecology of the coral reef system and the future of reefs, concluding with a field lab. You will snorkel in the beautiful lagoons of Ambergris Caye, the Hol Chan and Bacalar Chico Marine Reserves. The group is housed in a field station on the northern tip of Ambergris Caye with access to the reef ecosystem, mangroves, seagrass beds, and jungle.

Egypt, Physical Therapy

PTH 799: PHYSICAL THERAPY IN EGYPT

Fall 2024

In this fall course, you will learn about Egyptian culture including history, government, economics, customs, and religion. The trip itself will be for two weeks in early January. You will spend roughly 5 days in Assiut (a city of 400,000 approximately 5h south of Cairo) at Assiut University. Assiut University is home to 75,000 undergraduate and nearly 20,000 graduate students as well as two hospitals. Physical therapists in Egypt work predominately with patients who have musculoskeletal impairments. You will  engage with physical therapists and patients in the hospital and private PT clinics, as well as attend orthopaedic rounds and observe surgeries. Bookending the trip will be visits to historic and cultural sites such as pyramids, tombs, temples, museums, and of course, the Nile River.

Egypt

Iceland

MAR 436/436L: NATURAL HISTORY OF ICELAND

Spring 2024

This spring semester course provides an in-depth study of the unique ecosystems for marine and terrestrial organisms, as well as the unique human history and culture of Iceland. You will explore geological features like volcanic craters and geysers, hike in the fault line between the American and the European plate and learn about adaptations to a subarctic climate. You will also explore the Viking history of Iceland, which is tightly related to the discovery of America, and Iceland's sustainable energy production.

Iceland

ORM 275/275L: ARCTIC ADVENTURE TOURISM

Spring 2024

Tourism is one of the largest and fastest-growing sectors in the world, thus the demand for proficient workers is increasing continuously. In its 2017 Global Economic Impact Report, the World Travel and Tourism Council reported that, "Over the next 10 years, the sector will support 23% of new jobs created." This course will focus on Arctic marketing, management and communication relevant to the adventure tourism industry. You will gain theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to design and produce sustainable nature-and culture based experiences. The program's values are based on respect and concern for nature and culture. This course has a travel component which includes travel to Iceland in May where you will participate in activities related to Arctic adventure tourism and meet with local business owners in this field.

Iceland Volcano

Ireland

EDU 242/242L: COMPARATIVE EDUCATION IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT

Spring 2024

This spring semester course will investigate comparative education theories and philosophy to examine education in different contexts. By investigating contexts locally, nationally and globally, you will extend your knowledge about society and how this is enacted through the institution of its schools. In Ireland, students will visit schools and learn about Irish culture by touring castles, the Cliffs of Moher, Connemara,