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The term area studies is generally applied to a variety of social science and humanities fields. Area studies utilize multiple academic fields of research to examine the geography, politics, and culture of a particular locale.

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Palacky University
Olomouc, Czech Republic

Come and join us this winter for two comprehensive weeks at Palacky University Olomouc, Czechia. You can choose from two different online programs: "Central European History", ... +

Come and join us this winter for two comprehensive weeks at Palacky University Olomouc, Czechia. You can choose from two different online programs: "Central European History", and "Central Europe & European Integration". Are you looking for an educational experience in Central Europe, where you can both learn and meet students from different parts of the world? Then apply now! -
Courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English
Online
 
European School of Political and Social Sciences
Lille, France

This is an advanced program focused on the regulation of contemporary societies in a globalized world. It reflects major political issues but as well their resolution. Moreove ... +

This is an advanced program focused on the regulation of contemporary societies in a globalized world. It reflects major political issues but as well their resolution. Moreover, it offers courses focused on the regulation of international politics at the European and Global levels during which students will acquire the knowledge and the skills required to understand and influence the world of tomorrow. -
Courses
Full-time
2 semesters
English
Sep 2021
14 Jun 2021
Campus
 
University Centre of the Westfjords
Ísafjörður, Iceland

The course in Arctic Ocean Governance will discuss the history of governance in the Arctic, both the governance of Arctic nations and the international collaborations that hav ... +

The course in Arctic Ocean Governance will discuss the history of governance in the Arctic, both the governance of Arctic nations and the international collaborations that have been established to foster coordination among these nations. Specific contemporary governance mechanisms, such as the Arctic Council and more limited sub-regional collaborative bodies, will be discussed and analyzed. Potential future frameworks for Arctic governance will be introduced and evaluated. The special role of Indigenous people of the Arctic in the governance of this region will be highlighted. The course will involve considerable background reading outside class, active participation in discussions, and individual presentations on key issues relevant to class session topics. -
Courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English
Aug 2021
Campus
 

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University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

We invite you to experience the spirit of Ubuntu on the UJ’s Cultural Tour Of Johannesburg and the surround. This is a two-week programme offering excursions and classroom eng ... +

We invite you to experience the spirit of Ubuntu on the UJ’s Cultural Tour Of Johannesburg and the surround. This is a two-week programme offering excursions and classroom engagement on the culture of South Africa. -
Courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English
Campus
 
IES Abroad
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Our Social Sciences & Humanities Program takes advantage of Amsterdam’s unique balance of history and contemporary culture and lets you structure your studies at the prest ... +

Our Social Sciences & Humanities Program takes advantage of Amsterdam’s unique balance of history and contemporary culture and lets you structure your studies at the prestigious Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA) and at the IES Abroad Center. The IES Abroad courses offered in this program are taught by international faculty from diverse backgrounds and disciplines. -
Courses
Full-time
English
Campus
 
University of Edinburgh Winter School
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The four-week online Introduction to Medieval Scotland course provides at least 72 hours of core academic teaching, along with development sessions to make the most of your in ... +

The four-week online Introduction to Medieval Scotland course provides at least 72 hours of core academic teaching, along with development sessions to make the most of your international experience. -
Courses
Full-time
4 weeks
English
Online
 
Northwood University
Midland, USA

The Intensive English Program at Northwood University provides English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction for degree seeking and non-degree seeking students.

The Intensive English Program at Northwood University provides English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction for degree seeking and non-degree seeking students. -
Courses
Full-time
4 months
English
Campus
 
UniEVANGÉLICA
Ipameri, Brazil

OBJECTIVES. To give the students a general view of business in Brazil, capacitating them to initiate there activity or for those who have already developed their own business, ... +

OBJECTIVES. To give the students a general view of business in Brazil, capacitating them to initiate there activity or for those who have already developed their own business, can -
Courses
Full-time
3 weeks
Mar 2022
Campus
 
Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Introduction: systems relationship between the political community (state) and religious (churches) Church and State in Latin America during the Spanish period.

Introduction: systems relationship between the political community (state) and religious (churches) Church and State in Latin America during the Spanish period. -
Courses
Full-time
Spanish (Argentina)
Campus
 
University Centre of the Westfjords
Ísafjörður, Iceland

The course in Icelandic Society and Environment explores the context of society, politics, history, economy, environment, and natural resources in Iceland with regard to both ... +

The course in Icelandic Society and Environment explores the context of society, politics, history, economy, environment, and natural resources in Iceland with regard to both land and sea. As a developed, resource-rich, remote, and sparsely populated island in the N-Atlantic Ocean, Iceland has distinct aspects. For example, the country’s diverse geology and homogenous demography, which are not easily comparable to neighboring nations. Emphasis is placed on exploring Iceland’s international image with regard to the environment and natural resources. This includes how the country’s nature may be linked to the self-image of the modern Icelander, nature as a source of nationalism, and how this has manifested regarding utilization vs. conservation of natural resources. -
Courses
Full-time
English
Aug 2021
Campus
 
University Centre of the Westfjords
Ísafjörður, Iceland

This course Outlook to the Future: Coastal Arctic Scenarios centers on different future scenarios regarding the Arctic. Different stakeholder groups, their views, and interest ... +

This course Outlook to the Future: Coastal Arctic Scenarios centers on different future scenarios regarding the Arctic. Different stakeholder groups, their views, and interests in the Arctic will be presented and discussed. Pressing themes, such as minority and indigenous rights, resource use and extraction, political development and international cooperation will be explored through theories and methodologies such as strategic foresight and strategic impact assessments (SIA). Students will thus be equipped with the ability to develop critical thinking about ongoing economic, political, and social changes and their implications. The course will draw on existing academic outputs and apply practical ‘tools-based’ exercises. -
Courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English
Aug 2021
Campus
 
IES Abroad
Barcelona, Spain

Our Liberal Arts & Business Program offers a wide variety of IES Abroad courses to help you accommodate your academic needs. Many of these courses are primarily taught in ... +

Our Liberal Arts & Business Program offers a wide variety of IES Abroad courses to help you accommodate your academic needs. Many of these courses are primarily taught in English by our world-class faculty. You are grouped into language proficiency-based levels to focus your course enrollment options, which provides a sense of community with your fellow students and challenges you to maximize your learning. -
Courses
Full-time
English, Spanish
Campus
 
IES Abroad
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Specially designed for students with advanced Spanish language proficiency, our program allows you to build on your language skills as you immerse yourself in the culture of A ... +

Specially designed for students with advanced Spanish language proficiency, our program allows you to build on your language skills as you immerse yourself in the culture of Argentina. You will also have the opportunity to participate in our Academic Symposium, which our Center hosts at the end of the fall and spring semesters to give students the chance to conduct and share their research with IES Abroad colleagues, teachers, staff, and even host families. -
Courses
Full-time
Spanish
Campus
 
IES Abroad
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Open to students of all language levels, the Latin American Societies & Cultures Program allows you to improve your Spanish language skills while taking courses in Busines ... +

Open to students of all language levels, the Latin American Societies & Cultures Program allows you to improve your Spanish language skills while taking courses in Business, Humanities, and Social Sciences, all of which feature an academic emphasis on Latin America. While in Buenos Aires, you enroll in an English-taught course Argentina Today at the prestigious Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina (UCA). -
Courses
Full-time
English, Spanish
Campus
 
IES Abroad
Cape Town, South Africa

When you study with us in South Africa, you will register for three to five courses at South Africa's leading research university, the University of Cape Town (UCT), which is ... +

When you study with us in South Africa, you will register for three to five courses at South Africa's leading research university, the University of Cape Town (UCT), which is located in a pleasant suburban area five miles from the City Center. UCT is South Africa's oldest university and has undergone incredible change since its opening, particularly since the end of apartheid, working to make quality higher education available to students regardless of socioeconomic background. UCT is officially recognized for its strengths in African Studies, Anthropology, Biology, Botany, Business, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, History, Mathematics, and Sociology. -
Courses
Full-time
English
Campus
 

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