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Jenni - UW-Platteville Education Abroad
Transcript of Jenni - UW-Platteville Education Abroad
What is Education
An opportunity for undergraduate
students to study in another
country while earning academic
credit at UW-Platteville
About 150 UW-Platteville
students go abroad every year
About Education Abroad
Life changing experience
Learn about the world
Meet new people
Develop intercultural competencies
Learn a language
Winterim, Summer, Semester, & Year-Long Options
Greater Structure & Support
Semester & Year-Long Options
Less Structure & Support
200+ Areas of Study
Winter 2015 - Visual Art in Rome
Spring 2015 - Chinese Business Practices & Culture
Spring 2015 - Renewable Energy in Nicaragua
Summer 2015 - Geography of Japan
Summer 2015 - Renewable Energy & Green Building Practices: Darmstadt, Germany
Summer 2015 - History of Science & Technology in Europe
Summer 2015 - History of Commerce in Cuba
2 Weeks, 3 Credits
Great Intro to EA
Financial aid applies
Education abroad scholarships are available!
UW-Platteville International Study Grant: $1000-$2000 for a semester, $300-500 for a short-term program
Other program, provider, & region specific options
As long as you plan ahead, you won't delay graduation
The key is to plan ahead with your academic adviser
Major, minor, emphasis, general education, and/or elective requirements can be satisfied abroad
Can't be gone for a semester? Do a short-term program!
How can this fit into my UW-Platteville degree?
Unless you elect to take courses in another language, all of your coursework will be taught in English
Great way to learn a language!
What if I don't speak another language?
My Experience Abroad
Minimum sophomore standing
Minimum 2.5 GPA
Enrolled as a full-time student
Good academic standing
What do you
Day and weekend excursions
Travel on weekends and breaks
Is financial aid available?
How do I know if I am eligible?
Where students are now
UW-Platteville Education Abroad Programs
UW-Platteville Exchange Programs
Animal Science Major
Emphases in Agriculture Business and International Studies
Two time study abroader
Dronten University of Applied Sciences, Dronten Netherlands
Two semesters of study
One international internship
Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, Galway, Ireland
One semester of study
Part of graduate program
Two Week Short-Term Faculty-Led Program
Country count: 18
Favorite country: Ireland
Top of my wish list: New Zealand
How can I get started?
Education Abroad Office