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Virtual Study Abroad & International Experiences

Gain skills for the global workplace while Exploring a city & culture abroad.

Students pose in front of a monument on a UMass Lowell study abroad trip to China.

Highlights:

  • Earn credit towards your degree
  • Increase your cross-cultural competency skills
  • Explore & enhance language skills
  • Network with students, faculty & lecturers from around the globe
  • Immerse yourself in your city abroad through virtual cooking classes, tours, lectures and activities

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Locations & Course Options Quick Facts

  • Course enrollment includes immersion experiences such as virtual cooking classes, tours, discussions, lectures and activities, networking and professional development
  • Earn 3 - 9 credits - varies per location - through UMass Lowell's International Education Partners: AIFS study Abroad; CAPA: The Global Education Network; SIT Study Abroad
  • All courses are evaluated at the time of application to ensure UMass Lowell transfer equivalency & application towards degree requirements

Sign-up through the Office of Study Abroad & International Experiences to receive UMass Lowell approval to enroll. Email: studyabroad@uml.edu.

UMass Lowell Partner-led Program: CAPA: The Global Education Network

Choose 1 - 3 courses  at one of CAPA's five online Global Cities Programs:
  • Program Costs: CAPA fee of $750 per each 3 credit course; UMass Lowell study abroad fee of $300 
  • Dates: July 06 - August 14, 2020
  • Deadline to apply: June 06, 2020 
  • Optional add-on Remote Global Internship Placement (see Remote Internship Placements, below) 
  • Virtual cooking classes, tours, discussions, lectures and activities, networking and professional development
  • See full CAPA summer 2020 online experiences 
Sign-up through UMass Lowell Office of Study Abroad for approval: studyabroad@uml.edu.

BARCELONA, SPAIN

  • Architectural History of Spain
  • Picasso, Matisse, Dali and the Mediterranean

DUBLIN, IRELAND

  • Analyzing and Exploring the Global City - Dublin

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM

  • Analyzing and Exploring the Global City - London, Modernity, Empire, and Globalization
  • Child Development in a British Context
  • Post-War British Pop Culture
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA
  • Analyzing and Exploring the Global City - Sydney
  • Australian Government and Politics in the Pacific Rim Context
  • People, Place and Culture - Environmental Debates in Australia, New Zealand and Pacific

UMass Lowell Partner-led Program: SIT Study Abroad

Choose 1 course across SIT's sites around the world:
  • Program costs: SIT program fee $960; $300 UMass Lowell study abroad fee 
  • Dates: Varies, July 2020 
  • Deadline to apply: Varies, June 01-June 15, 2020
  • Optional add-on  January 2021 in-country experience
  • Thematic critical global issues and language learning options complimented by online experiential learning
  • See full SIT summer 2020 online international experiences
Sign-up through UMass Lowell Office of Study Abroad for approval: studyabroad@uml.edu.

SIT THEMATIC COURSES

  • Ghana: Business in Ghana—Private Startups & Public Interest
  • India: Traditional Medicine and Healthcare Practices
  • Jordan: Engineering and Design for Sustainable Environments
  • Rwanda: Gender, Politics & Human Rights
  • South Africa: Politics of Race & Racism
  • Uganda: Human Security & Development
SIT LANGUAGE LEARNING COURSES 
  • Chile: Spanish for Health Sciences (Intermediate & Advanced)
  • India: Intensive Hindi Language (Beginning, Intermediate & Advanced)
  • Indonesia: Intensive Indonesian Language — Bahasa Indonesia (Beginning, Intermediate & Advanced) 
  • Jordan: Arabic Language (Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced)
  • Madagascar: French Language for Health Sciences (Intermediate & Advanced)
  • Nepal: Intensive Nepali Language (Beginning, Intermediate & Advanced)
  • Nepal: Intensive Tibetan Language (Beginning, Intermediate & Advanced)
  • Peru: Quechua Language
  • Senegal: Wolof Language (Beginning & Intermediate)
  • Tanzania: Swahili Language for Health Sciences (Intermediate & Advanced)
  • Vietnam: Intensive Vietnamese Language (Beginning, Intermediate & Advanced) 

UMass Lowell Partner-led Program: AIFS Study Abroad

Choose 1+ courses across several AIFS locations:

  • Program costs: Varies, $475-1195 per 3 credit course; $300 UMass Lowell study abroad fee
  • Dates: Varies, late June-July, 2020
  • Deadline to apply: Varies, June 2020
  • AIFS Around the World cultural events including cooking classes, scavenger hunts, city spotlights of Paris, Rome, Berlin, London and Prague 
  • $500 scholarship/grant towards a traditional 2021 AIFS Study Abroad program
  • Career-focused workshops and virtual hangouts with participants from around the country
  • See full AIFS summer 2020 online international experiences
Sign-up through UMass Lowell Office of Study Abroad for approval: studyabroad@uml.edu

ATHENS, GREECE

  • Modern Greek Language, Culture and Literature
  • Aspects of Greek Art in Athens
MADRID, SPAIN  
  • Art in Spain 
  • Intercultural Communication 
  • Spanish Language, A1 
  • Spanish Language, A2 
  • Culture: Spain & Spaniards, A2 
  • Spanish Language, B1 
  • Discover Spain, B1 
  • Conversation, B1 
  • Spanish Language, B2.1 
  • Diverse Spain, B2.1 
  • Conversation, B2.1/B2.2 
  • Advanced Spanish Language I, B2.2 
  • Advance Spanish Language II, C1 
  • Proficient Spanish Language, C2 
  • Spanish Culture, B2/C1/C2 
  • Spanish for Tourism, A1/A2 
  • Spanish for Health Purposes, B1/B2 
  • Spanish for Business, B2/C1 
  • The Spanish Language in Mass Media, B2/C1 
  • Panorama of Spanish Literature, B2/C1/C2 
  • Women in the Spanish Literature of Golden Age, B2/C1/C2
PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
  • The Story of Prague: Ten Centuries of Architectural Heritage 
  • Czech Language for Everyday Use 
  • Czech Culture and Civilization: A Field Trip into the Czech Psyche 
UMass Lowell Female student wearing a Boston Red Sox baseball posting for a picture with a number of children while in Peru.

Placement Quick Facts

  • Stay engaged and connected to critical global issues this summer
  • Engage in collaborative remote work, networking, mentoring, and peer-to-peer advising
  • Internship placement, 3-5 credits, Masterclasses, Mentoring, and more
  • Immerse yourself in your city abroad through virtual cooking classes, tours, lectures and activities
  • Dates: Varies, June-July 2020
  • Deadlines: Varies, June 2020

Sign-up through the Office of Study Abroad & International Experiences to receive UMass Lowell approval to enroll. Email: studyabroad@uml.edu.

UMass Lowell Partner-led Program: CAPA: The Global Education Network

Sign-up through the Office of Study Abroad & International Experiences to receive UMass Lowell approval to enroll. Email: studyabroad@uml.edu.

LOCATIONS

  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Sydney, Australia
  • Shanghai, China 

UMass Lowell Partner-led Program: SIT Study Abroad

Sign-up through the Office of Study Abroad & International Experiences to receive UMass Lowell approval to enroll. Email: studyabroad@uml.edu.

LOCATIONS

  • Jordan: Virtual Internship in Counseling & Humanitarian Action
  • Kenya: Virtual Internship in Public Health in the Tropics
  • Netherlands: Virtual Internship in Sexuality and Gender
  • Serbia & Kosovo: Virtual Internship in Transitional Justice, Human Rights & Memory
  • South Africa: Virtual Internship in Social Justice & Activism 

UMass Lowell Manning School of Business Global Entrepreneurship Exchange (GE2) Program

Manning’s Global Entrepreneurship Exchange (GE2) is pleased to announce a series of "Virtual GE2 Workshops" in lieu of our on-site, 2-week Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation Workshop. These virtual workshops will cover essential topics of our workshop.

Email: ge2@uml.edu for more information

Register online and learn more.

  • July 13, 9 to 10:30 a.m. - Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • July 14, 9 to 10:30 a.m. - Business Model and Lean Launchpad
  • July 15, 9 to 10:30 a.m. - Customer Discovery and Idea Validation
  • July 16, 9 to 10:30 a.m. - Venture Implementation
  • July 17, 9 to 10:30 a.m. - Financing a Venture