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Programs : Featured

This is a listing of UIC Faculty-led programs in the program catalog. You can view the brochure for any of these programs by clicking on the program name.
Featured Programs
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Biomaterials in Barcelona Barcelona, Spain
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Culture and Health in Spain Barcelona, Spain; Pamplona, Spain
Terms: Summer Description: Receive elective credits for health science related courses and experience Nursing Summer School and travel to three of Spain's vibrant cities!
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Disaster Preparedness and Global Health in the Caribbean Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis
Terms: Summer Description: Students will further understand concepts of global health and participate in field-based disaster preparedness, through a mass casualty simulation.
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Discovering Italy through Arts and Culture in Rome and Salerno Rome, Italy; Salerno, Italy
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Education, Globalization, and the Child (Brazil) Rio De Janeiro, Brazil; Sao Paulo, Brazil
Terms: Spring Break Description: Students will visit multiple types of schools from public, private, as well as an indigenous village school to gain perspective on global education.
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Field Ecology: Galapagos Islands (Ecuador) Quito, Ecuador; San Cristobal Island, Ecuador
Terms: Summer Description: One-of-a-kind program will give students an opportunity to conduct field research in the Galapagos Islands and learn basics of biology, endemism and more!
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First Year Flames Abroad: College Success and Leadership in a Global Context (Costa Rica) La Fortuna, Costa Rica; Quepos, Costa Rica; San Jose, Costa Rica
Terms: Summer Description: First-year admitted students will have the opportunity to gain leadership skills through volunteer work, that will aid in success in their college experience.
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Global Maternal and Child Health in Rwanda Kigali, Rwanda
Terms: Summer Description: This program introduces global health challenges confronting maternal child health (MCH) in developing countries.
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Global Operations Management: A Cross-Cultural Business Experience in France Paris, France
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HON 124: POP! Art and Culture that Rocked British Society in the 1960s London, England, United Kingdom
Terms: Spring Break Description: Use London as your living textbook and experience British society through art and culture from 1960 and beyond!
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KN 494 Exploration of Qualitative Human Movement Analysis Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
Terms: Spring Break Description: To deeper understand qualitative human movement in the field of kinesiology and applied health in Cambridge, students focus on movement observation.
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Language Policy, Ability, and Culture in the Basque Country Bilbao, Spain
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Learning from Puerto Rico: Environmental, Economic, and Political Challenges for the Future Comerio, Puerto Rico
Terms: Summer Description: Students will have a deeper understanding global warming and the effects of it on the people of Puerto Rico, along with how disasters influence Puerto Rico.
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Live to 100 in Costa Rica Nicoya, Costa Rica; San Jose, Costa Rica
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Population Health in Ireland Dublin, Ireland
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Positive Psychology: Looking at Resilience and Wellness in Siena, Italy Siena, Italy
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Pow! Zap! Bam!: Superheroes in Anime, Manga, Movies, and Comics Tokyo, Japan
Terms: Summer Description: This course promotes competence and appreciation of graphic narratives and moving images by examining selected superheroes from Japanese manga and anime.
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Public Health in Cuba Havana, Cuba
Terms: Summer Description: This four-week program will critically analyze and critique the public health efforts and universal healthcare system in Cuba.
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Smart Systems in South Korea Seoul, South Korea
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Social Justice, Identity, and Language in Oaxaca Oaxaca, Mexico
Terms: Summer Description: Students will learn about the history, migration, Mexico-US relationships and art through the Ollin Tlahtoalli: Centro de Lenguas y Cultura Mexicana.
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Spanish Language, Culture, and the Art of Flamenco Alcala de Henares, Spain
Terms: Summer Description: Students will take upper-level Spanish language courses to complete general education requirements, through learning about Madrid's’ rich culture, and art.
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Sports and Society in Paris Paris, France
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Sustainability & Social Responsibility in Amsterdam & London Amsterdam, Netherlands; London, United Kingdom
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Taste of Fulbright: Global Leadership and Intercultural Development in Taiwan Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Taichung, Taiwan; Tainan, Taiwan; Taipei, Taiwan; Taoyuan, Taiwan
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Tutorium - Teaching English in Brazil Chicago, United States; Rio De Janeiro, Brazil; Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Understanding Korean History, Culture and Society Seoul, South Korea
Terms: Summer Description: Gain awareness and analyze self-made cultural assumptions of Korean culture in comparison to their own.
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Wanxiang Fellows program: Sustainability, Green Technology, and Renewable Resources in China: Beijing, China; Hangzhou, China; Shanghai, China
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