Summer 2015 Faculty-Led Program: Geography in the Heart of Europe: Prague

Geography in the Heart of Europe: Prague Prague, Czech Republic Courses: GEOG 494 Travel and Study OR GEOG 584 Travel and Study (Graduate students only) Fearless Leaders: Dr. Natalia Fath Site visits: Zihle Agricultural Farm and Kutna Hora, and cultural excursions to the Prague Zoo and Botanic Gardens, Prague Castle, and St. Vitus Cathedral Did you know Prague … Continue reading Summer 2015 Faculty-Led Program: Geography in the Heart of Europe: Prague

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Finding Balance in France

This post is the fourth installment in a semester-long series of posts from Towson senior Allie Woodfin. Allie is studying this Fall 2014 semester at the University of Avignon. You can also follow along on her tumblr at:http://provisoirementprovencale.tumblr.com/ Confession time: I had an unfair expectation for myself when I came to France. I’ve studied French since I … Continue reading Finding Balance in France

Towson University commits to boosting study abroad participation

This press release was originally published on the Towson University News page. Towson University commits to boosting study abroad participation Looks to extend international experience to under-represented students TOWSON, Md. —Towson University joins the Institute of International Education (IIE)’s Generation Study Abroad initiative to increase the diversity and number of American students who study abroad. … Continue reading Towson University commits to boosting study abroad participation

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The data is out! This is a highly anticipated time of year for international educators as the Institute for International Education releases the data for their annual Open Doors report to kick off International Education Week. That number in the title is representative of how many U.S. students studied abroad for credit in academic year … Continue reading 289,408

Passport to the World: International Education Week 2014

International Education week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education that aims to promote programs that prepare U.S. citizens for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn and exchange experiences in the United States. Come celebrate International Education week Towson style … Continue reading Passport to the World: International Education Week 2014

Q&A Spotlight: Kristen Coffey

Name: Kristen Coffey Graduation Year: 2015 Major: Mass Communications Major with Tracks in Public Relations and Advertising as well as Minors in Business Administration and Marketing Location: Dublin, Ireland Program: TU Dublin Summer Internship Program Q: You decided to pursue an internship abroad, how did you choose between studying and interning? I wanted internship experience in my field different than … Continue reading Q&A Spotlight: Kristen Coffey

Overcoming Curveballs Abroad

This post is the third installment in a semester-long series of posts from Towson senior Allie Woodfin. Allie is studying this Fall 2014 semester at the University of Avignon. You can also follow along on her tumblr at:http://provisoirementprovencale.tumblr.com/  Hi everyone! It’s been a while--my laptop suddenly crashed three weeks ago, which is why I haven’t been writing. … Continue reading Overcoming Curveballs Abroad

6 Reasons You Should Study Abroad in Durban, South Africa

We love seeing our students out in the world and blogging about their experiences. Check out this recent post on Durban, South Africa from TU student Elise Kambou, studying abroad with ISA.

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Elise Kambou is a student at Towson University and an ISA Featured Blogger. She is currently studying abroad with ISA in Durban, South Africa.

If we’re going to be honest, South Africa was the last place I ever imagined I would study abroad. In fact, South Africa has never even really been on my radar; not even during the 2010 World Cup. Yet somehow I ended up in the beautiful city of Durban, a city I feel is often disregarded by students that choose to study abroad in South Africa. Although I had originally been interested in Cape Town, I wanted to breakaway from the norm and go somewhere completely foreign to me. From the moment my plane landed in Durban, I knew I had made the right decision.

There are plenty of opportunities and adventures that await you in Durban, and if you’re looking for…

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