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Ambassador Programs provide an opportunity for students to study for shorter periods of time with a group of WSU students at various sites around the world. These programs are led by Wright State faculty members.

A $100 non-refundable application fee is required with all Ambassador Program applications.

Summer 2014

  • Canada

    Canada

    Stratford Shakespeare Festival

    July 10 - 20, 2014

    Students will be watching 5 plays from the 2014 Festival season, tour the world's largest costume warehouse, have access to the backstage workings of the main festival playhouse, participate in the "talk back" sessions following the performances, enjoy the concurrent Stratford Summer Music Festival (including concerts on a moving barge on the Avon River), and meet some of the directors, actors and stage producers that make this festival one of the most celebrated gatherings of dramatic craft and stage innovation.

  • Costa Rica

    Costa Rica

    Summer in Wonderland: Lierary and Linguistic Explorations

    July 7 - July 24, 2014

    Spend part of your summer in paradise! Stay with host families! Explore the wonders of Costa Rica: cities, villages, beaches, volcanoes, rainforests, museums and much more.

  • Europe

    Europe

    Human Rights in Europe: Issues and Institutions

    May 16 - May 28, 2014

    London, The Hague, Brussels, Amsterdam, Paris. Led by Dr. December Green.

    Our class will travel from London, to The Hague, Amsterdam, Brussels, and Paris with an eye for identifying each country's achievements (as well as the challenges it faces) in the promotion of human dignity.

  • France - Modern Languages

    France-ML

    Historical, Cultural & Culinary Enchantment in Paris 9with optional internship in Bordeaux)

    May 13 — May 20, 2014 (for optional internship)

    May 21 – June 3, 2014 (for Paris)

    A Historical, Cultural & Culinary Enchantment in Paris, with optional internship in Bordeaux. Students will learn about French history in the very places where events unfolded.

  • France (Paris) - Graduate Students

    France-GS

    Global Diversity in Higher Education in France

    June 8 - 28, 2014

    The program will focus on global diversity in higher education in France and will include visits to universities, museums, and other locations of cultural interest in the Paris area.

  • Japan

    Japan

    Global Information Society: Culture & Technology in Japan

    June 30 – July 23, 2014

    Come and let's all learn in a FUN way in Japan! The 2014 (Summer B) Ambassador Program to Japan will spend 3.5 weeks (24 days) in various cities in Japan. Students will experience the Japanese culture, language, art, history, nature, economics, business, and advance modern technologies in this amazing country! The program will be filled with sightseeing trips and activities. Most importantly, we will interact with local people and communities to learn the traditions of Japan and the modern information technologies.

  • Malawi

    Malawi

    Medical Equipment Installation, Training, & Support in the Developing World

    May 12 - June 4, 2014

    This course provides students with an opportunity to participate in a three-week study of health care facilities and operations in Kaseye, Northern Region, Malawi. In addition to increasing students’ knowledge about health care in developing countries, the class also allows participating students to experience living in an African community.

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    PDF Download the application

    DollarPayment*

    *Students must be accepted into
    this program through the BIE department first.
    Payments will not be accepted until Feb. 10
    at midnight once the department has
    authorized students for this trip.
    Payments are non-refundable.

  • South Africa

    South Africa

    Leadership Education to Advanced Development

    Fall '13 course, travel June 26 – July 16, 2014

    Learn about the strides that local South African communities are making to overcome the legacy of apartheid, and contribute by building the capacity of local high school students to assess their communities and plan and implement community improvement projects.

  • Switzerland

    Switzerland

    Comparative Social Welfare Policy

    July 6 - 19, 2014

    Students will learn about the unique political structure of Switzerland compared to the US political system. Particular attention will be given to how both countries provide services to meet the basic human needs of their citizens.

  • Taiwan

    Taiwan

    An Educational Emersion into Taiwanese Culture, Education & Industry

    July 5 – 31, 2014

    Designed for Engineering and Business majors. This three week course provides Engineering and Computer Science majors a chance to cultivate international teamwork experiences as they practice innovative thinking of technology/ business while working in small groups with International students, primarily from Taiwan and China.*

    PDFView the brochure*

    DollarPayment

    PDF Download the application

    *Please note this is a description for the 2013 Taiwan Program.
    The 2014 will be similar, though the dates and price could vary slightly.

  • Tanzania

    Tanzania

    Global Health Service Learning

    July 26 – August 16, 2014

    Students will pair with other nursing students from MUHAS to visit health clinics in surrounding villages where they will learn first-hand about different perspectives of individual, family and community life; healthcare, and many more aspects of the Tanzanian people.

  • United Kingdom

    UK

    Edinburgh & London: Global Health Nursing

    May 3 - 11, 2014

    Aspects of culture, education and licensure as well as political and economic aspects will be introduced to students. Formal and casual observation of lifestyles and health care dynamics in the UK will be contrasted to the preparatory term paper submitted prior to the tour.

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2013 Programs

  • China

    China

    Culture, Language, History & Business

    May 5 – May 26, 2013

    Explore 5 different cities in China; encounter sites of incredible history, absorb its lush nature, visit Shanghai businesses, develop friendships with Chinese students, and improve your language skills.

    PDFView the brochure

    Germany

    Germany

    Polar Perspectives of Munich and Southern Germany

    May 12- May 28, 2013

    Spend two weeks in Munich and its surrounding areas, including a day trip to Salzburg, Austria. No German language is required, open to all majors. Truly an experience of a lifetime.

    PDFView the brochure

    Japan

    Japan

    Culture and Technology

    June 23 - July 17, 2013

    Take the trip of a lifetime in Japan. Students will be guests of Okayama University where they will encounter Japanese food, culture, history and people, while also studying technology in this Global Information Society. Open to any student.

    PDFView the brochure

    Note: All spots for this program have been filled.

    Taiwan

    Taiwan

    An Educational Emersion into Taiwanese Culture, Education, and Industry

    July 5 - July 31, 2013

    Designed for Engineering and Business majors. This three week course provides Engineering and Computer Science majors a chance to cultivate international teamwork experiences as they practice innovative thinking of technology/ business while working in small groups with International students, primarily from Taiwan and China.

    PDFView the brochure

    Tanzania

    Tanzania

    Global Health Service Learning

    Enroll Spring Semester

    Travel May 17 – June 7, 2013

    Students will pair with other nursing students from Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Science (MUHAS) to visit health clinics in surrounding villages where they will learn first-hand about perspectives of individual, family and community life, health care and many more aspects of the Tanzanian people. All majors welcome.

    PDFView the brochure

    Paris

    Paris

    Vive la France!

    April 30 – May 15, 2013

    Discover Paris, past and present in this incredible French language program that will take you through the magnificent city of lights as well as a day trip to Normandy. Choose to stay an optional 3rd week for an internship in Bordeaux.

    PDFView the brochure

    Spain

    Spain

    History & Culture from a Culinary Perspective

    May 9 – May 23, 2013

    ¡Viva España! Explore the rich history and culture of Spain through its food. Spanish language credit available though no Spanish is required to participate.

    PDFView the brochure



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