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UMass Lowell Traveling Seminars & Exchanges

UMass Lowell Traveling Seminars

  • Description: All Traveling Seminars are fully accredited UMass Lowell courses and are instructed by UMass Lowell professors in various global settings through our partnerships with international universities and organizations. Each Traveling Seminar provides UROC scholars the opportunity to explore the seminar topic, guided by a UMass Lowell faculty member, with experiential activity abroad. Whether that be through workshops or conferences participated in abroad, museums or company site visits, observation and interviews within a community or collaborative projects with students enrolled at an international partner university, students expand their knowledge of the field of study through a comparative lens.  A skill which will enable them be more competitive in their future fields of employment.
  • Terms: Summer, Winter, and Spring course offerings
  • Credits: 3-15

UMass Lowell Exchanges

  • Description: UMass Lowell has academic partnerships with 136 universities in 45 countries in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, North America, South America and Australia. Our international collaborations and partnerships enhance the quality of education that we provide to our students. These partnerships offer our students meaningful and substantive international learning experiences, including traditional study abroad, research, internships and experiential learning.
  • Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer, and Winter course offerings
  • Credits: 3-15

Student Experiences:

"Traveling has given me a perspective that I wouldn't have otherwise had. The more I learn about different regions, the more I start to see patterns with the way that things work, especially with peace building."

Jenna Kapp
Peace & Conflict Studies Major
Spring Semester in Argentina
Seminar - Cuba: Perceptions and Realities