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of the programs listed in this section earn in-residence
credit. Students who attend University of Michigan programs are
guaranteed that all course work taken abroad will appear on their
academic record and will be calculated into their grade point
average. Beginning with the Fall 1998 term, grades earned on
direct-enrollment study abroad programs administered by the Office
of International Programs will no longer be calculated into students'
overall GPAs. This policy, which has applied for the past ten
years to British academic-year programs, is now extended to all
programs in which students are directly enrolled and participating
in classes and other academic activities at the host university
on the same basis as their fellow students. Students' academic
records will continue to display the same information (host school,
course titles, credits and grades); the grades, however, will
no longer factor into the overall GPA.)
for these programs should have a good academic record (3.0 GPA
is recommended). Programs involving enrollment in regular classes
at foreign universities require junior or senior standing by
the time the program begins. Students who qualify for financial
aid through the University may apply this aid to any in-residence
program. In addition, some scholarships are available through
the Office of International Programs. Except as noted, students
should contact the OIP, G513 Michigan Union, for further information.
in Aix-en-Provence, France.
program is jointly sponsored with Indiana University and the
University of Wisconsin-Madison. Students take regular courses
at the University
of Aix-Marseille and may choose from a broad spectrum of
courses in the humanities and social sciences. Competence in
French is essential; completion of five terms of college-level
French or its equivalent is required.
of Michigan Programs at British Universities. By virtue of
formal agreements with the London
School of Economics; the University
of St. Andrews;
University; Oxford University; the University of London; and the Universities of Essex,
Sussex, and York, a limited number of University of Michigan students are admitted
each year to regular studies at these universities. Students
may study for a full academic year at any of these schools; Essex,
St. Andrews, Sussex, and York will also admit our students for
the Winter term only.
in Santiago, Chile.
sponsored with the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the program
enrolls students in the Universidad
Catolica in Santiago. Students may elect courses from the
full range of offerings at the Universidad. Because the seasons
are reversed in Chile, the academic year begins in March and
continues through December. Students may attend for a full year
or a signle term. Competence in Spanish is essential; five semesters
of college-level Spanish or the equivalent are required.
in Quito, Ecuador.
the University of Michigan and the University of Wisconsin at
Madison enroll in classes at the Pontificia
Universidad Catolica in Quito, choosing from among the full
range of course offerings at that university. The academic year
runs from October to June.
Andean Study. By
choosing to spend the first semester in Quito,
Ecuador, (October-January) and second semester in Santiago,
Chile, (February-July) students may study in two Latin American
countries and thus gain a comparative perspective on the national
identities and cultures that have emerged since colonial times.
in China. Students
may elect to spend fall semester at Beijing
Normal University or the full academic year at Peking
University. Administered by the University of California,
both options offer intensive language training, a wide range
of humanities and social science courses for those with the requisite
language skills, and supervised independent study.
in Florence, Italy.
This program, housed in the Villa Corsi-Salviati in Sesto Fiorentino,
is sponsored in conjunction with Duke University and the University
of Wisconsin-Madison. Students may enroll for either Fall or
Winter term or both. The program offers courses in Renaissance
art and cultural history; studio art; Italian culture, politics,
and civilization; and Italian language and literature. Except
for Italian language courses, instruction is in English. Instructors
are Michigan, Wisconsin, and Duke faculty as well as local Florentine
in Freiburg, Germany.
This program is sponsored in conjunction with four other Big
Ten schools. Students attend regular classes at the University
of Freiburg and have access to a wide variety of liberal
arts courses offered at the university. Competence in German
is essential; completion of four semesters of college-level German
or its equivalent is required.
for Japanese Studies, Kyoto, Japan. This highly
regarded undergraduate program is sponsored by a consortium of
eleven American universities, including the University of Michigan.
The Kyoto Center offers an academically challenging semester or year-long program
of study in Japanese language and culture.
The Japan Center
for Michigan Universities, Shiga, Japan.
by Michigan's 15 public universities, JCMU offers semester and
academic year undergraduate courses for University credit in
beginning, intermediate, and advanced Japanese language as well
as area studies courses on Japanese society and culture.
of Michigan – University of Tokyo Exchange Program.
1996-97, this exchange enables two Michigan undergraduates to
study Japanese language and culture for an academic year. Instruction
is in English and there are no course prerequisites. Japanese
government scholarships cover round-trip airfare and in-country
living costs. (University
of Tokyo homepage)
of Michigan – Kyushu University Exchange Program.
On this program
established in 1995, four to five Michigan undergraduates spend
an academic year taking courses in Japanese language and area
studies. Japanese government scholarships cover round-trip airfare
and in-country living costs. (Kyushu
of Michigan – Ewha Womans University Exchange Program.
of Michigan students may attend Ewha
Womans University in Seoul, Korea, for a semester or full
academic year. In return, two students from Ewha will enroll
at Michigan. Prior knowledge of Korean language is not required.
Ewha awards semester scholarships of $3,000 to Michigan students.
of Michigan – Yonsei University Exchange Program.
permits up to seven University of Michigan students to study
at Yonsei University in
Seoul, Korea, during the academic year or summer. Prior knowledge
of Korean language is not required, but preference will be given
students whose preparation demonstrates an interest in the area.
of Michigan – University of Lausanne Exchange Program.
of Lausanne will accept two students each year from the University
of Michigan to any of its faculties and schools while enrolling
two of its own students at Michigan. Michigan students must demonstrate
sufficient command of French (at least five terms of college-level
French or its equivalent) to function independently in Lausanne.
Students will receive a small stipend toward living expenses
of Michigan-Leiden University Exchange Program.
may spend a year or the Winter Term taking classes in Dutch language,
culture, and government, European politics and administration,
and global studies at the Netherlands'
oldest university (1575), located in the town that is the
birthplace of Rembrandt. Courses are taught in English.
in Seville, Spain.
This program is sponsored in conjunction with Cornell University
and the University of Pennsylvania. Students take regular courses
at the University of Seville or at the program center; course offerings cover the full range
of liberal arts disciplines. Students may enroll for the full
academic year or for Winter term only. Competence in Spanish
is essential; completion of five semesters of college-level Spanish
or its equivalent is required.
of Michigan – University of Tübingen Exchange Program. Each year two
University of Michigan students enroll directly at the University
of Tübingen, while two other students come here from
Tübingen. After a special refresher course, students will
register for a full year's courseload at the University. It is
recommended that students have completed at least five semesters
of college-level German.
of Michigan Exchange Programs in Ankara and Istanbul, Turkey.
spend a full year or Winter term at either Middle
East Technical University in Ankara or Koc
University in Istanbul, taking the same wide range of liberal
arts, engineering, architecture, or urban planning courses, taught
in English, as Turkish students.
of Michigan Exchange Programs in South Africa.
will have the opportunity to spend a semester or academic year
at the universities of Cape Town and Natal in South Africa
with access to the full range of undergraduate courses and departments,
and taking classes with their South African peers.
of Michigan – University of Turku Exchange Program. The University
of Turku will accept and award partial scholarships to two
University of Michigan students each year who wish to pursue
study in such fields as Baltic, Eastern European, or Nordic studies.
Although previous knowledge of Finnish or other appropriate languages
is not required, preference will be given to students whose academic
preparation, including language courses, indicates an interest
in the region.
of Michigan – Uppsala University Exchange Program.
On this exchange,
students live in international dorms and are eligible to take
classes in Swedish and English offered at the host university.
of Michigan – University of Melbourne Exchange Program.
students may take courses across a full range of disciplines
at the University of Melbourne, Australia's second oldest institution of higher education.
of Michigan – University of New South Wales Exchange Program.
agreement with the University
of New South Wales in Sydney provides Michigan students with
the opportunity to study at one of Australia's newer and highly
regarded universities for a full year or a single term. Although
its traditional strengths lie in the social sciences and technical
fields, UNSW offers excellent courses in virtually every area
of the liberal arts and sciences.
University of Michigan – University of Western Australia
with the University of Western
Australia in Perth permits Michigan students to study in
Australia for either the full academic year (beginning in February)
or a single term. Ranked one of the best Australian universities,
UWA offers a full range of courses in the arts, social sciences,
and the natural and physical sciences.
of Michigan Programs in Moscow, Russia.
with four or more terms of Russian may enroll in classes at the
European University or, for those with advanced levels of Russian,
attend classes at Moscow State University. The program offers
courses in Russian language, literature, history, economics,
and other areas.
Collegiate Consortium (ACC) Russian Language Programs. Michigan undergraduates
with at least two years of college-level Russian behind them
may spend one or two semesters at specialized programs conducted
in Moscow, Yaroslavl, or Voronezh.
Summer Institute in Yerevan. This program is open
to all College and University undergraduate and graduate students
who wish to acquire or improve their knowledge of western Armenia.
It offers extensive language instruction and the special experience
of living and learning in Armenia. Apply to the Armenian Studies
Program/Summer Institute, 216 Lane Hall (764-6381).
Program in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. In conjunction
with the CIC Health and Nutrition seminar sponsored by the University
of Iowa, the University of Michigan has developed a new program
in the Dominican Republic. The program offers a Spanish language
course as well as a course on Caribbean culture, taught in English.
in Saint-Malo, France.
After a brief
introduction to Brittany, students travel to Saint-Malo on the
coast for formal French-language instruction. Students enroll
in one four-credit course, taught by UM instructors, and in appropriate-level
courses in conversation and practical French taught by instructors
at the Cours Universitaire d'Eté de Saint-Malo.
at St. Peter's College, Oxford University, Great Britain.
course work in either Medieval and Renaissance Studies or Environmental,
Urban, and Regional Studies and earn six to eight credits for
their six-week program of study. All courses are taught by St.
Peter's College faculty.
at Trinity College, Dublin,
this program focuses on Ireland's history, politics, and culture.
A core course provides students with an introduction to Irish
studies, while a second course is a more detailed investigation
of Irish literature or history. Students earn six credits for
the six-week program.
in Florence, Italy.
For the Spring
half-term, OIP offers a program, housed at the Villa Corsi-Salviati
in Sesto Fiorentino, that focuses exclusively on music and art
in Florence. Studio art and music performance classes are taught
in Florence, Italy.
This six-week program offers courses in Renaissance art and architecture,
Italian culture and civilization, and Italian language and literature.
Except for Italian language courses, instruction is in English.
in Salamanca, Spain.
Spanish language and culture classes taught at University
of Salamanca. They may choose to live either in a residence
hall or with a family.
International Summer Session. Students who attend the
summer session for eight weeks will earn UM in-residence credit.
Courses are designed to provide participants the opportunity
to learn Swedish, and to introduce students to the cultural,
political, and social life of Sweden.
in Seoul, Korea.
exchange program with Yonsei
University includes a six-week summer opportunity to study
Korean language and culture.
Abroad in which the University of Michigan Participates
of the programs listed under this heading earn "in-residence"
credit. Students who attend these programs are guaranteed that
all course work taken abroad will appear on their academic record
and be calculated into their grade point average. Students who
qualify for financial aid through the University may apply this
aid to any in-residence program.
Summer, Semester, and Academic Year Programs. UM students
may participate in selected programs administered by other big
Ten universities. Current semester or academic year options include
India (various sites); Kathmandu,
Nepal; and Saint
Austria is currently the only summer offering.
Center for Classical Studies in Rome is a consortium
of 52 colleges and universities including the University of Michigan.
program offers one term of undergraduate instruction in Rome.
Formal classroom sessions are interspersed and coordinated with
trips to the many archaeological sites and monuments in and around
Rome and with field trips to more remote sites in southern Italy
and Greece. Interested students may obtain additional information
from the Office of International Programs.
Summer Programs in Quebec,
Mexico, and the Dominican
Republic; and Internships
in Britain and Australia. These programs
are sponsored by the Committee on Institutional Cooperation,
a consortium of the Big Ten universities and the University of
Chicago. The programs in Britain and Australia offer parliamentary
and other internships. The Quebec program offers courses in French
language, French-Canadian culture and history at Laval
University; instruction is in French. The Mexico program
offers intermediate and advanced level Spanish language, Latin
American literature, and Spanish-American history and culture
at the University of Guanajuato; instruction is in Spanish. The
Republic program focuses on health and nutrition in Latin
America. Apply to the Office of International Programs.
Programs in Ghana, East and Southeast
Asia, and Eastern
The University of Michigan is a member of several study abroad
consortia sponsored by the Council on International Educational
Exchange. These programs enable University of Michigan students
to study in Ghana, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Poland,
Hungary, and the Czech Republic while earning in-residence credit.
Sponsored by Other Groups
Abroad Sponsored by Other Educational Institutions. Students may
also participate in study abroad programs administered by other
colleges and universities (both American and foreign). Transfer
credit for study abroad is granted only if the program is sponsored
by and appears on a transcript furnished by a fully accredited
institution of higher learning. Courses for which transfer credit
is given must be in the liberal arts and sciences and must not
duplicate courses for which credit has already been received;
students must have earned a "C" or better in these
courses. Those who contemplate study abroad sponsored by groups
other than colleges and universities should consult in advance
the Office of Undergraduate Admissions if transfer credit is
planning to study abroad in any program not sponsored by the
University of Michigan must complete a Statement of Intent
to Study Abroad, obtainable from the Office of International
Programs, G513 Michigan Union.
and Rhodes Scholarships .
Students of high scholastic standing interested in post-graduate
study in Britain should apply well in advance of the September
deadline of the senior year. Applications are available in the
LS&A Honors Office, 1228 Angell Hall.
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