Study Abroad for Education

SHORT-TERM PROGRAMS

China: Teaching, Learning, Counseling, & Student Services (Spring)
Explore the Chinese educational system and practice or social and cultural topics through research projects in collaboration with students at Beijing Normal University. Engage in assessment, evaluation, intervention and research activities. Credit: ECD 692/892 or Independent Studies/Research Projects.

Czech Republic: Prague Institute 
Located in a medieval building in the heart of the city, the Prague study abroad experience offers a chance to spend time in one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. Many courses fulfill general education requirements: Humanities, Interdisciplinary Perspectives, & Natural Sciences.

Italy: History and Italian Studies in Florence (Summer)
Nestled in the landscape of Tuscany, students will take courses to fulfill
GEP requirements while exploring the many adventures Italy has to offer.

Mexico: Culture, Language, & Service Learning for Educators (Summer)
Students will be prepared to teach in diverse learning environments through this cultural immersion program featuring Spanish language classes and living with a local family. Visit graduate education classes at Universidad Iberoamericana, engage in service learning in a local school in Guanajuato, and learn how immigration has an impact in the NC classroom. Credit: ED 590 or ED 795.

Netherlands: Film, English, and Communication (Summer)
Based in one of Europe’s most progressive yet oldest cities, students will compare and contrast European and American filmmakers, artists, and authors while making use of the city of Amsterdam as an urban laboratory and learning environment.

Spain: Language, Technology, & Culture in Segovia (Summer)
Students earn up to six credits and study intensive language and culture, while staying in homestays. The program includes many guided visits in the Valencia area and optional weekend trips and workshops. Prerequisite: FLS 202 or equivalent. Credit: FLS 212, FLS 295/395.

United Kingdom: London General Studies (Summer)
This five week program is a great way to fulfill six general education course requirements in a foreign setting while participating in cultural excursions and with various sites of interest throughout the city of London.

STUDENT TEACHING ABROAD PROGRAM

China Student Teaching (Spring short term)

Students work with Beijing Royal School, a private K-12 boarding school with most instruction taught in English. Students observe classrooms, facilitate instruction, and compare education experiences while receiving five credits for ED 590.

SEMESTER PROGRAMS

Australia: University of Wollongong

Ghana: University of Ghana

South Africa: University of Cape Town

United Kingdom: University of Leeds

 

CULTURAL CORRESPONDENTS PROGRAMS

The Cultural Correspondents program is a global outreach partner program between the NC State Study Abroad Office, the Center for International Understanding, and NC public schools. Study abroad students partner with K-8 classrooms to present live virtual lessons on their host country. Apply to be a correspondent after acceptance to your program. This is a great opportunity for future educators!