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A course is the study of a particular topic within a wider subject area and is the foundation of a qualification. A typical course includes lectures, assessments and tutorials.

Students who complete a part of their degree in Asia are growing in numbers. Currently, the second and the third biggest economies are in Asia. Without limitation, students have described their time in Asia as the best experience of their lives. Today, three of the four most populated countries of the world are in Asia: China, India, and Indonesia.

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Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

The Gap Year at Technion International offers high school graduates a 10-month program combining academic studies, leadership development workshops, Jewish studies, commu ... [+]

Spend ten months living, studying, and volunteering at Israel’s most prestigious technical institute:

The Gap Year at Technion International offers high school graduates a 10-month program combining academic studies, leadership development workshops, Jewish studies, community service, cultural experiences, and unforgettable trips.

We offer two tracks for Gap Year in Israel:

1. October 2018 – August 2019

2. January 2019 – August 2019

You may choose to participate in either of these tracks (depending on personal preference, date of completion of studies, etc).

Academic program: Science & Engineering (mandatory): Basic science and engineering academic courses Hebrew studies Social activities Volunteering Torah, Science & Engineering (optional): Spiritual guidance from Technion’s Rabi. Elad Dokov Gemara lessons and Havruta Hebrew studies Israel and Jewish social activities ... [-]
Israel Haifa
October 2019
1 year
Campus
FSD - Foundation for Sustainable Development

FSD Research Internships allow participants to engage with FSD community partners in researching local issues and developing potential solutions. With community-based par ... [+]

FSD Research Internships allow participants to engage with FSD community partners in researching local issues and developing potential solutions. With community-based participatory research, the research question is defined and findings are analyzed together with the community. The goal is knowledge creation which serves to inform community action. Research Internships have a strong emphasis on community-based participatory research in order to ensure the researchers work side by side with community members.

What is Community-Based Participatory Research?

Community-based participatory research (CBPR) is a framework or approach for conducting research that is characterized by the relationships between the communities and researchers. This type of research is collaborative and requires partnership development, cooperation, negotiation, flexibility, and commitment to addressing local issues. CBPR works to accomplish objectives and development through empowerment and ownership.... [-]

Bolivia Cochabamba Uganda Kampala Kenya Nairobi Argentina Buenos Aires India Udaipur Nicaragua Managua  + 8 More
September 2019
Full-time
9 - 52 weeks
Campus
FSD - Foundation for Sustainable Development

FSD Gap Year program is an intense, immersive program for pre-college students (17+) looking to gain international development training and experience. It’s an exciting w ... [+]

FSD Gap Year program is an intense, immersive program for pre-college students (17+) looking to gain international development training and experience. It’s an exciting way to explore and learn before starting college.

Our Gap Year program was specifically designed for high school graduates and allows you to gain hands-on experience prior to beginning your studies at a university level. The Gap Year program has a strong emphasis on community ownership and follows the principles of Asset-Based Community Development. Participants receive extensive training in sustainable development principles and gain professional skills in project planning and budgeting, program evaluation, community assessment, and proposal writing. Participants apply their new and existing skill sets as they collaborate with their local colleagues on identifying, designing, and implementing a project to benefit the community.... [-]

Bolivia Cochabamba Uganda Kampala Kenya Nairobi Argentina Buenos Aires India Udaipur Nicaragua Managua  + 8 More
September 2019
Full-time
9 - 56 weeks
Campus
FSD - Foundation for Sustainable Development

FSD International Development Internships are an opportunity for students and young professionals to gain hands-on experience in sustainable development and insight into ... [+]

FSD International Development Internships are an opportunity for students and young professionals to gain hands-on experience in sustainable development and insight into other cultures that can only be obtained through participating in the work on the ground. The internships are thoughtfully designed to help you build your career while having a lasting impact on the people in the community in which you serve. Our Development Internships have a strong emphasis on community ownership and follow the principles of Asset-Based Community Development. Interns receive extensive training in sustainable development principles and gain professional skills in project planning and budgeting, program evaluation, community assessment, and proposal writing. Interns apply their new and existing skill sets as they collaborate with their local colleagues on identifying, designing, and implementing a project to benefit the community.... [-]

Bolivia Cochabamba Uganda Kampala Kenya Nairobi Argentina Buenos Aires India Udaipur Nicaragua Managua  + 8 More
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Kulturstudier

Study Development Studies an entire academic year combining Vietnam and Ghana! First you study development studies 1 in Vietnam. Then you backpack your way through Asia a ... [+]

Course in Academic year of Development studies

Study location: Vietnam and Ghana (Combinations) Study Development Studies an entire academic year combining Vietnam and Ghana! First you study development studies 1 in Vietnam. Then you backpack your way through Asia and Africa to Ghana where you are studying Development Studies 2. After completing the academic year you have the opportunity to continue on the second year of the bachelor’s degree program in Development Studies at the University of Oslo and Akershus.

Vietnam and Ghana

Combine these two programmes:

Development Studies 1 in Vietnam Core topics What is poverty? What is development? Development i Vietnam and Southeast Asia Globalisation: history and economy Politics, Governance and human rights Cultural-, gender- and religious issues Education Demograhy and migration Local and international initiatives for poverty reduction The program offers an interdisciplinary introduction and provides a comprehensive basis for casual, critical analysis and thoughtful evaluations. Following Development studies 1 you will have the opportunity to carry out minor fieldwork and gain valuable experience should you wish to focus on international relations. Development Studies 2 in Ghana Core topics Ghana and Afrika Politics, governance and social movements Environment and social development Development studies and fieldwork (method) ... [-]
Ghana Cape Coast Vietnam Hội An
August 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Kulturstudier

Peace and Conflict Studies let you study global matters in an interdisciplinary setting. The course provides education on contemporary issues such as terrorism, war, viol ... [+]

Course in Peace and conflict studies

Study location: Pondicherry, India Peace and Conflict Studies let you study global matters in an interdisciplinary setting. The course provides education on contemporary issues such as terrorism, war, violent and social conflicts, Human Rights, humanitarian aid, refugee crisis, social inequality, peace and peacebuilding. Peace and Conflict Studies is an international semester course offered by the Norwegian organization Kulturstudier and the Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, in partnership with Indian institutions and NGOs.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student has obtained the following learning outcomes: Knowledge The student... [-]

India Puducherry
September 2019
Full-time
1 semester
Campus
Beijing International Chinese College

If you want to focus on special area of Chinese language, then Private classes are perfect for you: 2 lessons per class and you can take as many classes as you want, The ... [+]

If you want to focus on a special area of Chinese language, then Private classes are perfect for you: 2 lessons per class and you can take as many classes as you want, The schedule is flexible the teacher's attention is just for you. After few months you can pass HSK 4.

The One-on-One class can be held either in the morning, afternoon or evening, during the week or on weekends,

The duration of the class: 50 minutes/lesson.

During your Homestay in Beijing, the family will provide half board accommodation i.e. breakfast and evening meal. If you have any special dietary requirements, you should inform us of this before you arrive so we can select the most suitable family for you. For the homestay,1 week is 7 days and for 1 semester is 26 weeks long & 1 year is 48 weeks. The prices are for 10 lessons per week. If you want more lessons, please calculate 135RMB per lesson (for private classes) ... [-]

China Beijing
Open Enrollment
Full-time
1 - 44 
Campus
Ocean University of China

Chinese Language and Culture Course ... [+]

Program Highlights Comfortable and well equip accommdation. High standards of teaching and considerate services. The college was designated as one of the HSK centers for all levels in 2007 NOCFL (Hanban). The School is committed to students' overall development and organizes many cultural and sports activities for international students. Program Description

The program is divided into Elementary Level (A, B), Intermediate Level (C, D), and Advanced Level (E).

In total, there are 18-week courses a term.

Study Place: OUC Fushan Campus, No.23 Eastern HongKong Road.

Time of Entrance Spring Semester: First Monday of March Fall Semester: First Monday of Septemb... [-]
China Qingdao
March 2019
Full-time
1 semester
Campus
Human Capital (Singapore)

This programme stems from an earlier initiative by HCS on the Global Immersion Programme, which was launched by Minister Heng Swee Keat in November 2013. This APQ aims to ... [+]

Georgetown University (GU) – HCS Academy (HCS)

ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION (APQ) IN GLOBAL BUSINESS LEADERSHIP AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Georgetown University (GU) has developed a specially designed Advanced Management Programme, leading to an Advanced Professional Qualification (APQ) in Global Business Leadership and International Relations. This programme stems from an earlier initiative by HCS on the Global Immersion Programme, which was launched by Minister Heng Swee Keat in November 2013. This APQ aims to support Singapore’s SkillsFuture agenda and economic progress as Singapore moves to the next phase of development towards an advanced economy and inclusive society.... [-]

Singapore China Shenzhen USA Washington  + 1 More
March 2019
Full-time
8 months
Campus
Birzeit University PAS

The Palestine and Arabic Studies Program (PAS) is an academic program at Birzeit University that offers international students the opportunity to combine the study of the ... [+]

The Palestine and Arabic Studies Program (PAS) is an academic program at Birzeit University that offers international students the opportunity to combine the study of the Arabic language with social science courses about Palestine and the Arab World. International students carry out their studies while experiencing first hand the political and social realities on the ground.

Drawing upon its record of reputable language and social science professors, Birzeit University has produced this comprehensive international study program, offering accredited courses of academic quality, together with a series of extra-curricular lectures and field trips. The year-round program consists of three semesters, two regular semesters and one intensive summer semester. Students may enroll at the beginning of any semester. The PAS Program is open to university students and graduates from around the world, those working in a field related to the Middle East, and those who wish to gain an in-depth knowledge of the region, its language and cultures.... [-]

Palestinian Territories Birzeit
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Campus
SOAS University of London

The course offers a well-researched and broad-ranging primer to the United Nations system. Consisting of an introduction to the complex UN family and its history, and a ... [+]

Global Diplomacy: the United Nations in the World

The course offers a well-researched and broad-ranging primer to the United Nations system. Consisting of an introduction to the complex UN family and its history, and a series of ‘snapshots’ of key UN functions, which are used to explore important UN themes and help learners develop important analysis, communication, and policy-based skills.

The course is aimed broadly at people interested in learning more about the United Nations system, assuming a level of interest but no necessary previous knowledge, whilst also offering offering sufficient up to date research and new critical perspectives that it will also be of interest to people with more expertise or academic familiarity with the topic as well. ... [-]

United Kingdom London Singapore
April 2019
Part-time
6 weeks
Online
SOAS University of London

The Global Diplomacy course is a unique offering to the MOOC environment. Bringing together cutting-edge research in the broad fields of Diplomatic and International Stud ... [+]

The Global Diplomacy course is a unique offering to the MOOC environment. Bringing together cutting-edge research in the broad fields of Diplomatic and International Studies, award-winning distance learning delivery and the instructors previous experience of delivering a successful MOOC. Please see the volume Global Diplomacy: Theories, Types, and Models authored with Dr. Alison Holmes, (Westview, 2016), and the Understanding Research Methods MOOC from Coursera.

The Global Diplomacy MOOC has a direct heritage in the University of London International Academy/SOAS Global Diplomacy MA Programme launched in April 2013 which have attracted hundreds of students from around the world. The Global Diplomacy MA Programme is provided by the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy which has been teaching postgraduate courses in Diplomacy for over twenty-five years.... [-]

United Kingdom London Singapore
April 2019
Part-time
5 weeks
Online
IES Abroad

There is no mistaking Shanghai’s skyline. From the soaring Oriental Pearl Tower to the sweeping Bund across the Huangpu River, Shanghai shimmers with possibility. We invi ... [+]

Overview

There is no mistaking Shanghai’s skyline. From the soaring Oriental Pearl Tower to the sweeping Bund across the Huangpu River, Shanghai shimmers with possibility. We invite you to experience first-hand all that this exciting city has to offer.

Shanghai is an economic and cultural hub of more than 22 million people. You will learn and communicate in Mandarin and English, while being exposed to the local Shanghai dialect—just one example of the many unique languages and cultures that exist in different regions throughout the country.

While in Shanghai, study the diversity and impact that international influences from all over the globe have on Chinese culture. Witness how globalization affects Shanghai and develop a greater understanding of how China’s influence is increasingly affecting the world.... [-]

China Shanghai
February 2020
Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
IES Abroad

Immerse yourself in Japanese culture through full-time enrollment at the Center for Japanese Studies (CJS) at Nanzan University. As a distinguished private university, Na ... [+]

Overview

Tradition meets modernity in the thriving Japanese city of Nagoya. Countless cultural traditions began in Nagoya and have been passed down through generations—the city is referred to as Geidokoro, a center for art and culture. Don’t miss the rituals and festivals that take place at temples and shrines throughout the Nagoya area.

Along with its cultural traditions, Nagoya is an important port city and industrial center. Major international businesses have a presence in Nagoya, including Toyota, Lexus, Mitsubishi Motors, Brother Industries, Boeing, and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.

Immerse yourself in Japanese culture through full-time enrollment at the Center for Japanese Studies (CJS) at Nanzan University. As a distinguished private university, Nanzan University offers excellent learning opportunities. In addition to a required intensive Japanese language class, you will choose from a range of CJS English-taught course offerings in Business, Humanities, and Social Sciences, and enjoy hands-on instruction in Japanese arts, such as ikebana, shodo, hanga, and sumie. Students with very advanced language skills are encouraged to enroll in seminars taught in Japanese with local students.... [-]

Japan Nagoya
January 2020
Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
Wanderlust Exchange China

The Mogao caves are best known of the Chinese Buddhism grottoes, and together with Longmen Grottoes and Yungang Grottoes, are one of the three famous ancient Buddhist scu ... [+]

Overview

The Mogao caves are best known of the Chinese Buddhism grottoes, and together with Longmen Grottoes and Yungang Grottoes, are one of the three famous ancient Buddhist sculptural sites of China. As one of the World Heritage sites in China, the caves contain some of the finest examples of Buddhist art spanning a period of 1,000 years. As a volunteer at Mogao caves, you will learn about the history of Mogao Grottoes, and introduce them to worldwide visitors.

Location of the project: Dunhuang, ChinaStarting time: May 2019/ May 2020Project length: 5 weeksArrival airport: Shanghai Pudong AirportProgram fee: 600 USD

What's included Accommodation - Shared accommodation/private... [-]
China Shanghai
May 2019
5 weeks
Campus