Explorations/Study Abroad

 

Recommended Programs for Study Abroad

 

Exchange programs or tours led by BW faculty (Option I) and independent travel to a BW recommended institution (Option II) provide the following benefits: 

  • Quality:  BW faculty and staff who are familiar with the programs and can recommend their safety and academic quality
  • Financial Assistance:  BW financial aid package is applied to the cost of study abroad (for up to 6 students in each program)
  • Credit Transfer:  Increased likelihood of credit transfer approval
  • Services:  Access to the full range of services from the Explorations/Study Abroad office
  • Exchange Programs:  The options within this category often include the complete multicultural experience of living with a host family

 


Option I
Travel abroad with BW faculty or attend a BW Exchange Program

Faculty-led Seminars: Travel with other Baldwin Wallace students and BW faculty members in a group study tour. Programs include Discover Iceland, Seminar in Europe, Seminar in Ecuador and more.  Students pay current BW tuition, room, and board plus a program fee which varies according to location and length of program. 

Exchange Programs (See below): These programs involve an actual exchange of students.  BW students study at an overseas institution, while students from the overseas institution study at BW.  Each exchange program is limited to six (6) students per semester.  Students typically pay current BW tuition, room, and board Students will receive BW financial aid and all transfer credit earned for pre-approved courses.   

  

University/Program    

Country         

            Summary                    

BW Contact

(Faculty/Staff listed below have visited the University or know the program very well).

All BW Faculty-Led Seminars (i.e. Seminar in Europe, Discover Iceland)

Multiple

Travel with a group of 20-30 students and 2 faculty members who are experts in the location and topic of study.

Visit Explorations for details.

American Business School *

Paris, France

Courses in English and French. Business, culture and other liberal arts courses offered. 

M. Pisnar
P. David 

Al Akhawayn University Ifrane, Morocco
All courses taught in English. American style education. Great for any major, but especially Computer Science, Business, and Foreign Language (Arabic, French).

K. Coble

Christ College Bangalore, India
Full University. Courses offered in English and in all disciplines.

C. Shrefler
J. Krutky

Ewha University

Seoul, Korea 

International program, taught in English. Beginning Korean language, culture and liberal arts courses available.

J. Krutky
H. Chae

Hong Kong Baptist University

Hong Kong, China 

Full university. Teaching is in English. Can study Chinese and other liberal arts areas.

 D. Krueger

Kansai Gaidai University 

Hirakata City (Between Kobe and Osaka), Japan

International program, taught in English. Beginning Japanese language, culture and other liberal arts courses.

J. Krutky
A. Kolp
C. Shrefler

Athlone Institute of Technology

Athlone, Ireland  

Business and Science

Explorations 

University College Dublin *

Dublin, Ireland

Full University. Great for Sports Management, HPE and Music students. Any student can apply.


A. Styles

University of Osnabrueck, Germany

Germany 

Full University with courses offered in German.

S. Hollender 

MICEFA * Paris, France
Study in a French University (about 12 different options). All levels of French language available (and in many disciplines).
N. Sahely
Universidad del Azuay Cuenca, Ecuador
Full University. Courses offered in Spanish in all disciplines.

M. Melampy
J. Krutky

Universidad del Centro Educativo Latin Americano (UCEL) Rosaria, Argentina
Small University with courses in Spanish. Among others, Business, Spanish Language and Literature, International Studies and Intercultural Communications are usually offered.
C. Shrefler
Monterrey Institute of Technology, Mexico Cuernavaca, Mexico
Spanish language and other courses. Strengths in business and science. Some courses taught in English.

M. Melampy
M. Marin
J. Krutky

York St. John University College, England York, England
Liberal Arts type University. Very similar to BW.

M. Brooks-Terry
C. Shrefler

University of Hull Hull and Scarborough, England
Full University (full array of courses) in an urban setting in Hull. Small campus in Scarborough emphasizing theater, literature, education and arts.

C. Morton
K. Matera
C. Shrefler

Umeň University Umeň, Sweden  Full University and full array or courses in Northern Sweden. Courses in English. C. Shrefler

   


Option II
Travel independently with BW recommended institution (See below): Students will receive BW financial aid and all transfer credit for Pre-approved courses.  Students typically pay BW tuition, room and board plus any/all additional costs of program.

NOTE:  Each Option II program is limited to six (6) students per semester (after the cap has been reached, a student may attend an Option II program: pay the actual cost of the program and will not receive BW financial aid).

 

University/Program    

 Country 

Summary

BW Contact

(Faculty/Staff listed below have visited the University or know the program very well).

University of the Sunshine Coast Near Brisbane, Australia
Strenghts in business, biology, sport science, social science and education.

M. Brooks-Terry
C. Shrefler

Kent State Geneva, Switzerland * Geneva, Switzerland
International studies and political science. Internships in NGO's and UN offices. Courses in English.
J. Krutky
University of Stirling, Scotland Stirling, Scotland
Full university in idyllic setting (similar to BW).

M. Brooks-Terry
C. Shrefler

Arts and Humanities Semester in Tuscany Tuscany, Italy
Courses in English and Italian. Live with host families, study culture and participate in Service Learning. Music and Education options available.
Explorations
Arcadia University, South Africa South Africa
Courses in English. Parliamentary internship and service learning opportunities available. Study at one of three Universities in Cape Town.
Explorations
Institute for Shipboard Education, Semester at Sea * Multi-Country
Cross-cultural program, around the world. Most disciplines offered.

Explorations
C. Shrefler

Webster University, Vienna * Vienna, Austria
American education in a great cultural center. Offers most disciplines, including music and vocal performance.
Explorations
IFSA, Royal Holloway * London, England
Open to Conservatory students only. Full University on the edge of west London.
Explorations

Cultural Experiences Abroad, Grenoble (Fall semester only) *

 

French Alps, France
Stendhal University - Language and culture program. Students need to be at an intermediate level in French for this program (having completed 202). Offers courses in film, Francophone literature and international studies.

N. Sahely
Explorations

Cultural Experiences Abroad, Aix En Provence (Spring semester only) * Central, France
Univ. Paul Cezanne - 
Language and culture program. Basic through advanced French offered.

N. Sahely
Explorations

International Studies Abroad, Granada Granda, Spain
Live with a host family. Courses taught in Spanish.

M. Marin
Explorations

International Studies Abroad, Sevilla Sevilla, Spain
Live with a host family. Courses taught in Spanish.

M. Marin
Explorations

American University, Washington Semester *

Washington, D.C.
American University, combination or academic course work and internship.
Career Services or Explorations.
New York Media Institute * New York, N.Y.
Guaranteed internship placement in a variety of media companies-Marist College.
Career Services or Explorations.
Washington Internship Institute * Washington, D.C.
Embassy and Diplomatic Scholars Program, Building Democracy Program and the Capital Experience Program.
Career Services or Explorations.
Washington Center * Washington, D.C.
Variety of internships offered, plus 1-2 courses.
Career Services or Explorations.

 See Alternative Programs.

*These programs may cost more than BW tuition, room and board. See Explorations for a cost breakdown. Note: costs change frequently, therefore see Explorations for all program costs (even if they do not have an * above).  

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