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United Kingdom

Evolution of European Government and Society

Term To Study: Summer 2014
Application Deadline: May 13, 2014
Program Starts: May 13, 2014
Program Ends: Jun 05, 2014
Major 1: History
Subject 1:
Major 2: Political Science & Government
Subject 2:
Program Category: Multi-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $3,599
Program Countries:

Program Locations:

Belgium Brussels
Greece Athens
Italy Florence, Rome, Siena
Netherlands Amsterdam, The Hague
Turkey Istanbul
United Kingdom Edinburgh
Contact Name: Dr. Sally Brasher
Contact Email:
What is Included: Lodging
Bus transportation,
Field trips,
Entrance fees,
and some meals
What is not Included: Students need to pay tuition for the six credits. Students taking 6 credits in the summer are eligible for financial aid loans--- including program costs.

Students must secure their own passports and visa fees, if applicable.

Some meals.

Personal spending money.
Estimated Costs: A $350 non-refundable deposit is required with your application. Applications will be taken until the program is filled. Airfare ( approx. $900) will be due December 15, 2013. The balance will be due May 1. Please apply as early as possible.
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Program Description

This study abroad experience features 2 - 3 credit hours courses, three in political science (PSCI 499) and 3 in history (HIST 360). The course is titled The Evolution of European Government and Society. Students will have an opportunity to visit the major historical and cultural sights of these cities as well as hear lectures from experts in international and European politics. The program will employ hands-on learning to provide students with an experiential understanding of early political thought and political systems. This is not your typical study abroad course where students go to a foreign country and take classes at a host university. It is a holistic approach that maximizes the international experience.

Dr. Sally Brasher, associate professor in the Department of History at Shepherd and director of the honors program, and
Dr. Niel Brasher, professor in the Department of Political Science at Shippensburg University, will conduct the program. The Brashers have led more than 10 different university groups to Europe.

Quick Facts

Population: 63047162
Capital: London
Per-capita GDP: $ 36600
Size: 243610 km2
Time Zone: (GMT) Dublin

US State Department

Travel Warning: NO

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