Apply now for Spring 2019 exchange program in South Korea!

The College of Arts and Sciences is now accepting applications for 2019 spring semester exchange program at Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) in South Korea. SKKU offers a large selection of courses taught in English and provides excellent support for visiting exchange students. Since this an IU exchange, students nominated by the College pay their regular IU tuition. Please note that the SKKU spring semester runs from early March until late June.

 

Only College of Arts & Sciences students are eligible for this exchange. Student applications are due by midnight on September 31, 2018, and must include a statement of intent and one letter of recommendation. Minimum GPA is a 3.00, and students must have completed at least one year of study at IU before beginning their studies abroad. IU students pay their regular IU tuition to participate in the exchange, plus housing and assorted visa, personal, and administrative costs abroad. Further information about the exchange, as well as the application, is available on the Student Portal here: https://college.indiana.edu/student-portal/undergraduate-students/international-programs/study-abroad/index.html

Learn more about SKKU Academic Departments here.

Students should contact the College Office of International Affairs at colloia@indiana.edu with further questions.

 

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Info session for Costa Rica overseas study program next Thursday, 9/6/18

Costa Rica BIOL-L 433 Information Session

Thursday, September 6, 2018

5:00 p.m.

Jordan Hall 440

 Biology professor Bill Ruf will hold a short information meeting for students interested in participating in this year’s intersession Costa Rica program, a two-week overseas study program in tropical biology that takes place over winter break. If you are unable to attend the information meeting, you may e‐mail Prof. Ruf directly with questions (rufwm @ indiana.edu).

Here’s how this 3-credit course counts for you:

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Apply for the Fall 2017 semester or 2017-2018 Academic Year exchange at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)

The College of Arts and Sciences invites undergraduate students to apply for the Fall 2017 semester or 2017-2018 Academic Year exchange at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). Students may enroll in either the School of Science or the School of Humanities and Social Science at HKUST. Courses are taught in English, and nominees pay their regular IU tuition and fees. In addition, nominated students may apply for funds from the College to support their travel.  See attachment for eligibility and other information.  The application deadline is 11:59 p.m., Wednesday, February 22, 2017. If you have any questions after reading the attachment, please contact the College’s Office of International Affairs at collOIA@indiana.edu.

Application: hkust-exchange-application-2017-2018

Application deadline this Monday, 1/30/17, for Grand Cayman program. Apply now!

Biology, Microbiology, and Animal Behavior majors,

 

This year’s Tropical Biology Program in Grand Cayman will concentrate on coral reef ecology and conservation and give students first-hand experience diving on some of the best-developed reefs in the Caribbean.  The program will be held on Grand Cayman Island, with tentative dates May 9-19, 2017.  You must be scuba certified to go on the program. Scuba instruction will be available during the second eight weeks of the Spring 2017 semester.

 

Participating students will earn 3 credit hours of BIOL-L 433 Tropical Biology. How this counts for you:

 

  • Biology B.A. and standard Biology B.S. – counts as an upper-level approved BIOL lab in your major
  • Animal Behavior B.S. – counts as a formal lab in your major
  • Biology B.S. with any Area of Concentration: counts as an elective (like Folklore or Gender Studies). Does NOT fulfill an upper lab in your major.
  • Microbiology B.A. and Microbiology B.S.: counts as an elective (like Folklore or Gender Studies). Does NOT fulfill an upper lab in your major.

 

More information is available on the Overseas Study website at http://overseas.iu.edu.  The program is listed under IU Programs, Cayman Islands.

 

Deadline for applications is this Monday, January 30, 2017!

 

Questions? E-mail Dr. Bill Ruf, Director of the Tropical Biology Program, at rufwm@indiana.edu.

 

We hear tremendously positive feedback on this program from participants. Even if you weren’t planning to spend some of this weekend working on an application – think about it!