5208 Angell Hall
Dr. James N. Cather, Director
Dr. Maria Antonia Calvo, Associate Director
The Office of International Programs (5208 Angell) administers in-residence credit programs offered abroad but sponsored by The University of Michigan. It provides academic counsel regarding official University of Michigan programs, formal matriculation in foreign institutions, and other study abroad opportunities.
Students interested in earning credit toward a degree in the College by participating in a study abroad program should carefully study the material on the College's "Residence Policy" in Chapter VI and on "Non-LS&A Course Work" in Chapter II.
Programs Abroad Sponsored and Administered by the University of Michigan
All of the programs listed in this section earn in-residence credit (with one exception, marked with an asterisk in the program description). Students who attend these "in residence" programs are guaranteed that all course work taken abroad will appear on their academic record and will be calculated into their grade point average (except that grades for the programs at British universities will be recorded but not calculated into the G.P.A.).
Applicants for these programs should have a good academic record (3.0 G.P.A. in most instances). Programs involving enrollment in regular classes at foreign universities require at least junior standing. Students who qualify for financial aid through the University may apply this aid to any in-residence program.
Academic Year in Aix-en-Provence, France. This program is sponsored in conjunction with the University of Wisconsin. Students take regular courses at the University of Aix-Marseille. Students may elect a broad spectrum of courses in the humanities and social sciences. Competence in French is essential. Apply to 5208 Angell Hall.
The University of Michigan Programs at British Universities. By virtue of formal agreements with the London School of Economics, The University of Andrews, and the Universities of Essex 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 universities; Essex and York also admit our students for the second and third terms (January to mid-June) only. Apply to 5208 Angell Hall.
Academic Year in Florence, Italy. This program is sponsored in conjunction with the University of Wisconsin. Students may enroll for either Fall or Winter term or both. The program offers courses in Renaissance art and cultural history, Italian culture and civilization, Italian language and literature. Except for Italian language courses, instruction is in English. Apply to 5208 Angell Hall.
The President's Exchange Program with Hiroshima University.* This is an academic year program for undergraduate and graduate students fluent in the Japanese language. Hiroshima University offers courses in a wide variety of academic areas. The arrangement to date has been that course work taken in this program appears as transfer credit on the Michigan academic record. Complete information and applications are available from Deeda Stanczak, Center for Japanese Studies, 110 Lane Hall (764-1491).
Kyoto Center for Japanese Studies, Kyoto, Japan. This undergraduate program is sponsored by a consortium of nine American Universities, including The University of Michigan. Developed in cooperation with the University of Kyoto, the Kyoto Center offers an academically challenging program of study in Japanese language and culture. For further information, contact Professor Ken Ito, 3095 Frieze Building, (764-2023).
The Japan Center for Michigan Universities, Shiga, Japan The JCMU offers academic year undergraduate courses for University credit in beginning and intermediate Japanese language, and area studies courses on Japanese society and culture for up to 50 students from Michigan's 15 publicly supported universities and for a limited number of qualified Japanese students from Shiga. The State of Michigan provides partial scholarships of up to $7500 for 30 specially selected students. Applicants must be American citizens in good academic standing, who have been enrolled full time for at least one year at a participating university. Complete information and applications are available from Deeda Stanczak, Center for Japanese Studies, Room 110, Lane Hall (764-1491).
Academic Year in Seville, Spain. This program is sponsored in conjunction with Cornell University. Students may take regular courses at the University of Seville. Students may enroll for the full academic year or for the winter term only. They have access to a wide variety of liberal arts courses. Competence in Spanish is essential. Apply to 5208 Angell Hall.
The University of Michigan-Uppsala University Exchange Program. This in-residence program gives University of Michigan juniors or seniors who have completed four terms of Swedish the opportunity to enroll directly for a full academic year at Uppsala University in Sweden. The terms of exchange also permit students to attend the Uppsala University International Summer Session, which offers beginning, intermediate and advanced Swedish language courses and courses (in English) in Swedish literature, civilization and history. The number of students admitted to the summer session may have to be limited if the enrollment quota for the academic year has been reached. Apply to 5208 Angell Hall.
Junior Year in Freiburg, Germany. This program is sponsored in conjunction with Michigan State University, Wayne State University, and the University of Wisconsin. Students attend regular courses at the University of Freiburg. They have access to a wide variety of liberal arts courses. Competence in German is essential. Apply to 5208 Angell Hall.
Winter Break: India Site Seminar. This program, which focuses primarily on art history, affords students the opportunity to study the history, art and archaeology of western India. Nearly half of this time is spent at Ajanta and related sites near Aurangabad. Apply to 5208 Angell Hall.
Winter Term in Ghana, West Africa. This program gives students who are interested in music, dance or art the chance to study at the University of Ghana. Contact the Center for Afroamerican and African Studies, 200 West Engineering (764-5513).
Armenian Language 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 intensive language instruction and the special experience of living and learning in Soviet Armenia. Apply to the Armenian Studies Program/Summer Institute, 216 Lane Hall (764-6381).
Medieval and Renaissance Studies Summer Program at Oxford University, England. The program will take place at Saint Peter's College, Oxford. Students select course work in either Medieval and Renaissance Studies or Environmental, Urban and Regional Studies. They will also attend a two hour Joint Interdisciplinary Seminar each week. Apply to 5208 Angell Hall.
Summer Program in London, England. Sponsored in association with Bloomsbury Centre, this program offers upper-level courses in drama, politics, creative writing, art history, and cultural anthropology. Apply to 5208 Angell Hall.
Spring Program in Florence, Italy. Sponsored in conjunction with the University of Wisconsin during May and June, this program offers courses in Italian language and literature, Italian culture, art history, and possibly studio art. Except for Italian language courses, instruction is in English. Apply to 5208 Angell Hall.
Summer Program in Florence, Italy. Sponsored in conjunction with the University of Wisconsin during July and August, this program offers courses in Renaissance art and cultural history, Italian culture and civilization, Italian language and literature. Except for Italian language courses, instruction is in English. Apply to 5208 Angell Hall.
The University of Michigan Spring Program in Jamaica, West Indies. The course, taught by Nesha Haniff of the Center for Afroamerican and African Studies (CAAS), will be Culture, History, and Politics of Jamaica. Apply to 5208 Angell Hall.
The University of Michigan Summer Program in Saint-Malo, France. This program offers second and third year French language courses from the regular University of Michigan curriculum. Apply to 5208 Angell Hall.
The University of Michigan Summer Program in Seville/Madrid, Spain. This program offers second and third year Spanish language courses from the regular University of Michigan curriculum. Apply to 5208 Angell Hall.
Uppsala University International Summer Session. The International Summer Session is offered annually for four, six, eight or ten weeks. Only the eight-week session is available for in-residence credit in conjunction with the academic year exchange (see description above). Students may apply directly to Uppsala for any of the options, in which case transfer credit must be arranged through the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Availability of spaces for the "in-residence" program depends on whether or not our quota for the academic year has been filled. Apply to 5208 Angell Hall.
American Collegiate Consortium for East-West Cultural and Academic Exchange. Students with advanced level competence in Russian study at one of approximately 15 participating Soviet Institutions of Higher Learning. Classes may be chosen from a wide range of disciplines. Apply to Student Services Assistant, Center for Russian and East European Studies, 216 Lane Hall (747-2237).
Other Programs Abroad in Which the University of Michigan Participates
All 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 will be calculated into their grade point average. Students who qualify for financial aid through the University may apply this aid to any in-resident program.
Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies in Rome is a consortium of 52 colleges and universities including The University of Michigan. This 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, Sicily, and Greece. Courses completed through this program earn in-residence credit. Interested students may obtain additional information at 5208 Angell Hall.
CIC Summer Programs in Britain, Quebec, and Mexico. These programs are sponsored by the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC), which is an organization of Big Ten universities and the University of Chicago. The program in Britain offers parliamentary and other political internships in London. The Quebec program offers courses in French language, French-Canadian civilization, history and literature at Laval University in Quebec City. Instruction is in French. The Mexico program offers intermediate and advanced Spanish language, Mexican and Latin American literature, Spanish-American civilization and history at the University of Guanajuato. Instruction is in Spanish. Apply to 5208 Angell Hall.
Comparative Health Care Systems-A Summer Program in London. This program is designed to meet the needs of students preparing themselves for careers in medicine, medical sociology, health care policy planning and administration, medical social work, nursing and allied health professions. Apply to Office of Overseas Study, 108 International Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824.
Study Abroad Sponsored by Other Groups
Study Abroad Sponsored by Other American Educational Institutions. Students may also participate in study abroad programs conducted by other American colleges and universities. Transfer credit for study abroad is granted only if the program is sponsored by and appears on a transcript furnished by a fully accredited American institution of higher learning. Transfer credit from programs sponsored by American academic institutions is granted only for courses in the liberal arts and sciences and only for courses in which at least a "C" grade has been earned and which do not duplicate courses for which credit has already been received. Students contemplating study abroad sponsored by American groups other than colleges and universities should consult in advance the Office of Undergraduate Admissions if transfer credit is desired.
Study at a Foreign University. Students who enroll directly in foreign universities may, upon their return, petition for academic credit. Students are expected to provide documentation concerning the nature and amount of work completed as well as official evaluations of academic performance. Students who anticipate petitioning for credit for foreign study must contact the Office of International Programs or the Office of Undergraduate Admissions in advance of enrolling in a foreign university.
Students 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, 5208 Angell Hall.
Marshall, Rhodes, and Power. 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 at the LS&A Honors Office, 1210 Angell.
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