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Short-Term Summer Faculty-Led Programs

2015 Short-Term Study Abroad -- Plans are being finalized. Stay tuned.

Short-term study abroad plans for the summer of 2015 are in the process of being finalized. Similar offerings as those from 2014 (below) will be available. Details will be available fall semester 2014. The application deadline is January 31, 2015.  Please contact the Office of Global Programs at (616) 554-4700 or email alan.walczak@davenport.edu for current information. 

Short-Term Study Abroad - Summer 2014   

Costa Rica

Spanish Language Program
  • May 24 - June 15, 2014
  • 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
  • May 9 - June 1, 2014 
  • Private room and meals at Ningbo University
  • Local cultural sites and visits to businesses
  • Excursion to Shanghai
  • Excursion to Beijing

European Business and Culture

Italy, Switzerland, France, Germany, The Netherlands

  • May 31 -- June 20, 2014
  • Locations: Milan, Zurich, Strasbourg, Heidelberg, Amsterdam 
  • International Business Site Visits
  • Steelcase Int'l and Dow Chemical
  • Bi-Lingual Guides
  • Important cultural sites
European Scenery

Kenya

African Culture and Emerging Global Economies
  • June 7 -- June 30, 2014 
  • Travel with DU Faculty, Dr. Nyambane, a native of Kenya
  • 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, Barcelona

Finance and Leadership
  • May 15 -- June 5, 2014
  • Room & Board at Regent's College in London 
  • British culture: museums, theater, River Thames Tour
  • 4 Night Stays in Paris & Barcelona
  • World-famous Louvre Museum
  • Business visits in London

 

 

European Global Project Management

Global enterprises and IT
  • May 31 -- June 20, 2014  
  • Locations: Milan, Zurich, Strasbourg, Heidelberg, Amsterdam
  • Visit Mercedes, Steelcase International and Dow Chemical
  • Visit important cultural sites throughout the program
  • Bi-lingual Guides
  • Visit IT departments in European businesses

 

 

 

Short-Term Study Abroad - Summer 2015 

London, Paris, Amsterdam

Comparative Legal Studies - (Paralegal & pre-law students)
  • Summer Session 1 -- 2015 
  • 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

 

Health Information Management

Tentative plan for summer, 2015
Switzerland, France, Germany and Belgium
  • May - June, 2015
  • Main Cities: Geneva, Freiburg, Strasbourg, Brussels
  • Hospitals in Geneva and Strasbourg
  • AHIMA, EHMA and HIMSS
  • University Medical Center in Freiburg
  • World Health Organization