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Evolution of European Government and Society

Term To Study: Summer 2020
Application Deadline: Apr 01, 2020
Program Starts: May 19, 2020
Program Ends: Jun 09, 2020
Major 1: History
Subject 1:
Major 2: Political Science & Government
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Program Category: Multi-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $3,600
Program Countries:

Program Locations:

Belgium Brugge, Brussels
Greece Athens, Santorini
Italy Rome, Siena, Florence
Netherlands Hague
Spain Barcelona
Contact Name: Sally Brasher
Contact Email:
What is Included: Rountrip airfare from a Washington DC area airport
Accomodations (hotels and homestays)
Transportation within Europe
Some meals
Entrance fees

What is not Included: Transportation to and from a Washington DC area airport

Shepherd Travel Insurance (Required)

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.
Estimated Costs: $3600 A $250 non-refundable deposit is required with your application. Airfare ($1000) will be due towards the end of February. Applications will be taken until the program is filled. The balance will be due April 1. Please apply as early as possible.
Program Description

This 6 credit hour study abroad course will include 24 days of travel to Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands, Greece, Spain and France. Course is paired with a similar course offered through Shippensburg University. Students will visit such sites as: European Parliament, NATO headquarters, the International War Crimes tribunal, and the International Red Cross. For this history component, students will visit historic sites and have on site lectures in Rome, Florence, Athens, Paris, Brussels, and Barcelona. The rigorous academic component features online readings, lectures, quizzes and essays. Students complete an academic journal and write a research paper. Fees for the trip include all housing, transportation, entrance fees and some meals.

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.

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Capital: Brussels
Per-capita GDP: $ 38200
Size: 30528 km2
Time Zone: (GMT + 01:00 hour) Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris

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Shepherd University Study Abroad Office