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Short-Term Summer Faculty-Led Programs

Short-Term Study Abroad

Listed here are brief descriptions of Davenport University's faculty-led short-term study abroad programs that took place in 2015.  While the 2016 programs are now in the planning stages, we anticipate trips similar to the ones listed here will be offered. Clicking on the links to the 2015 trip descriptions will give you a general idea of what to expect.  Also, visit this page to check for updates. The application process for 2016 and specific trip details will be announced in fall semester 2016. In the meantime, if you have any questions, please contact Dr. Stephen Snyder, Director - Global Programs at 616.871.6176 or ssnyder19@davenport.edu

Costa Rica

Spanish Language Program
 
Spring Summer Semester 2016, specific dates TBD 
  • Live with host families
  • Urban living in San Jose for 1 week and final 2 weeks in Manuel Antonio
  • Service learning experience
  • Medical & Business Spanish classes available

 

San Jose, Costa Rica

China

China in the Age of Transformation: Business, Culture & Society
 
Spring Summer Semester 2016, specific dates TBD 
  • Private room and meals at Ningbo University
  • Field trips to places of cultural and historical importance  
  • Visits to international and Chinese businesses
  • Excursion to Shanghai
  • Excursion to Beijing

European Business and Culture

Germany, Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, and Austria 

Spring Summer Semester 2016, specific dates TBD 

  • Locations: Berlin, Budapest, Bratislava, Prague, Krakow, and Vienna 
  • International business visits, including UPS Headquarters and Volkswagen
  • Bi-lingual Guides
  • Important cultural sites
European Scenery

Kenya

African Culture and Emerging Global Economies
 
Spring Summer Semester 2016, specific dates TBD 
  • Travel with DU Faculty, Dr. Nyambane and Dr. Mwenda, both Kenyan nationals 
  • Visit the urban capitol of Nairobi
  • Safari to the Maasai Mara Natural reserve
  • Visit flower farms and tea plantations
  • Communicate in English as the official language

London, Paris, Heidelberg, Barcelona

Sports Management, Project Management, and Leadership
 
Spring Summer Semester 2016, specific dates TBD 
  • Room & Board at Regent's College in London 
  • British culture and multinational business visits in London 
  • World-famous Louvre Museum in Paris 

 

 

London, Paris, Amsterdam

Comparative Legal Studies - (Paralegal & pre-law students)
 
Spring Summer Semester 2016, specific dates TBD 
  • Room & Board at Regent's College in London
  • Meet barristers and visit the Royal Court of Justice
  • Excursions to Paris, Amsterdam and the Hague
  • Cultural sites: Louvre Museum, London Theater, and others
  • Hague International Court of Justice