GO Short: Europe
Engage in the rich history and culture of Northern Italy. Attend lessons and rehearsals at the Scuola Comunale di Musica a “G. Sarti” in Faenza. Experience Italian cuisine both in restaurants and with families during homestays. View architectural treasures of the Byzantine empire, and explore towns in Tuscany and Emilia-Romangna.
Next time offered: 2013-2014
Visit cathedrals, catacombs, a medieval fortress and an ancient salt mine in Salzburg. Consider the modern-day impact of the Nazi past by talking with local college and high school students. Attend a Mozart concert, an opera, or a play. Contrast Salzburg with the Austrian capital, Vienna.
Next time offered: May 13 - June 1, 2013
Examine the British legal system within the context of the UK and the EU. Study different cultures within the UK and the effect of law enforcement practices on these different cultures. Explore a small Scottish college town and learn about the legal and cultural aspects of sports in the UK.
Next time offered: May 13 - June 3, 2013
Work with the youth of Northern Ireland to building foundations for peace in an area traumatized by a recently violent past. Community development organizations partner with Susquehanna students to perform service work in cross-community settings. Participants meet with local politicians, ex-members of the IRA and UDA, as well as peace activists to learn more about imperialism's legacy.
Next time offered: New dates will be posted soon
Students spend three and half weeks in an intensive Spanish language environment learning about the life and culture in Seville, Spain. While completing the course requirement for Spanish 201, students stay with host families and document their experiences in both a written and photo journal. In addition, they take two excursions as planned by the Center for Cross Cultural Studies to Cordoba and Palos de la Frontera.
Next time offered: May 19 - June 22/23, 2013
Spend two weeks working on the restoration site of a medieval castle in Villandraut, a village 30 km SE of Bordeaux in France. Learn the ancient art of stone-cutting, work on an archeological dig, and assist with general maintenance of the chateau site while gaining language skills in French. Explore Paris and Bordeaux, and visit several medieval landmarks.
Next time offered: 2013-2014
Experience the past and present while spending two weeks in Greece. Work in a ceramics and olive oil cooperative, cook Greek meals, compete in a foot race in an ancient stadium, perform plays in an ancient theater, participate in an archaeological dig and conduct formal observations of culture in action.
Next time offered: May 13 - 28, 2013
Explore the juxtaposition of historical and modern art forms in Prague, a quintessential eastern European city. Work firsthand with professional artists, visit the largest movie studio in Europe, experience the music and the many architectural and design styles that have contribute to the extraordinary experience of post-Communist life in this unique community.
Next time offered: May 16 - 31, 2013
Students spend three weeks gaining field experience in the ancient “Golden Ring” region of Russia, an area that has endured significant human impact for more than 1,000 years and is now going through major social, economic and political changes. The main focus is on the ecology of the region as it relates to geomorphology, land usage and Russian culture. A major portion of the course will include an introduction to the Russian language together with cultural experiences in the Yaroslavl’ region and Moscow.
Next time offered: July 2013
Nothing can compare to the beauty of the French countryside in the summer. Experience "joie de vie" by fully immersing yourself in Aix-en-Provence. From living with a French family to attending local concerts to eating regional cuisine, allow yourself to get lost in France while gaining valuable language skills and earning course credit.
Nest time offered: May 31 - July 13, 2013
Take a trip back in time and discover the connections between politics and religion and examine the impact they had in shaping Germany's history. Visit sites that impacted three influential periods of Germany's past, explore the rich culture of Germany and maybe even learn a little "survival German."
Next time offered: May 23 - June 7, 2013
This trip offers students not only a chance to further their musical abilities at the Escuela de Musica y Danza in Les Rozas de Madrid, but the opportunity to expand their knowledge of the Spanish culture through exploration of Spain’s awe inspiring capital of Madrid and other cities like Toledo and Segovia. On this trip you are encouraged to tutor young musicians, tour ancient cathedrals, perform in a concert with your classmates, and visit the palaces of the Spanish monarchy. The options are boundless.
Next Time offered May 13 - 28, 2013
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