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Study Abroad

Director

  • Douglas J. Lee
Web site: http://international.uiowa.edu/study-abroad/

The University of Iowa sponsors or cosponsors a wide variety of study abroad programs in approximately 50 countries. Students may choose from summer, fall or spring semester, academic year, and winter session programs that complement and extend the University's academic programs across the curriculum.

Students also may participate in study abroad programs sponsored by other accredited U.S. and foreign institutions. They should obtain advance approval of all transfer credit by completing a Study Abroad Credit Approval Form.

Information on University of Iowa and other study abroad programs is available from International Programs Study Abroad.

Courses

Lower-Level Undergraduate

ABRD:1525 (165:925) Iowa International Summer Institutearr.
Several three‑week courses, all satisfying various General Education Program requirements, offered in succession each summer; taught by UI professors; course offerings and locations vary; students may take one, two, or three courses. Requirements: 2.50 g.p.a. and completion of at least 24 s.h. college‑level credit before departure.
 

Upper-Level Undergraduate and Graduate

ABRD:3010 (165:805) Iowa Regents Semester in Walesarr.
University of Swansea, Wales; three‑week interdisciplinary course on British life and culture, followed by regular degree course work in the humanities, social sciences, physical sciences, business, engineering. Fall and spring semesters. Requirements: g.p.a. of at least 2.80.
 
ABRD:3012 (165:806) Iowa Regents Semester in Scotlandarr.
Advanced undergraduate study at the University of Edinburgh; humanities, social sciences, science, engineering. Fall and/or spring. Requirements: g.p.a. of at least 3.00.
 
ABRD:3020 (165:829) London Performance Studyarr.
Selected theater productions, lectures, performances, discussions, written exercises, workshops, cultural activities. Credit may be applied toward a University of Iowa major in English or theatre arts. Summer.
 
ABRD:3025 (165:854) Undergraduate International Business Abroadarr.
Study of the international business environment in one of the world's financial capitals; may count toward undergraduate business major or Certificate in International Business. Winter. Prerequisites vary depending on classes being offered. Requirements: junior standing.
 
ABRD:3027 (165:927) Crime and Justice in Britain3 s.h.
Introduction to crime and criminal justice in Britain, drawing comparisons and highlighting features important to understanding crime and justice in the United States; first week on campus in Iowa City, second two weeks overseas; classroom and experiential learning through visits to key sites in London in Edinburgh; unique opportunity to visit sites that aid understanding of British justice and prison systems; contemporary patterns of crime and justice in Great Britain. Three‑weeks in summer. Requirements: completion of one academic year of work (24 s.h. minimum) at The University of Iowa at time of application or 2.50 g.p.a., and good academic standing.
 
ABRD:3029 (165:879) Health Promotion in Great Britainarr.
Health care as offered by Great Britain's National Health Service and private providers, compared to health care delivery systems in the United States. Offered every other year during spring break.
 
ABRD:3030 (165:866) Iowa Regents Semester in Irelandarr.
Regular course work in all disciplines at University College Cork in Ireland. Fall and spring semesters. Requirements: sophomore standing and g.p.a. of at least 3.00.
 
ABRD:3035 (165:838) Irish Writing Programarr.
Dublin, Ireland; writing workshops directed by Irish writers, literature courses taught by faculty. Summer.
 
ABRD:3045 (165:833) Academic Year in Freiburgarr.
Combination of special program classes, German for foreigners, and regular degree course work in most liberal arts subjects at Albert‑Ludwigs University, Freiburg, Germany. Academic year. Requirements: at least four semesters college German with g.p.a. of at least 3.00.
 
ABRD:3062 (165:357) CIEE Paris Critical Studies Programarr.
Analysis of literature, film, and other forms of visual expression through use of contemporary critical theory; interaction among fields of literature, aesthetics, and psychoanalysis; examination of problems involved in such analysis; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of a consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member; for students with advanced French language skills. Requirements: 3.00 cumulative g.p.a., five semesters of college‑level French, and previous course work in relevant fields.
 
ABRD:3063 (165:358) CIEE Paris Contemporary French Studies Program12 s.h.
Combines an interdisciplinary academic program on contemporary French society and culture (taught in French or English) with opportunity to develop strong language skills; contemporary social issues in politics, Francophone cultures, and Muslim communities in Europe; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of a consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member; for intermediate‑level French students. Requirements: 3.00 cumulative g.p.a. and at least two to five semesters of college‑level French.
 
ABRD:3064 (165:359) CIEE Rennes Liberal Arts Program12 s.h.
Increase language ability and knowledge of France and French culture; opportunity to take regular university classes alongside French students; intensive language and humanities course work; cultural activities; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of a consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member; for intermediate or advanced intermediate students. Requirements: 2.75 cumulative g.p.a., 3.00 g.p.a. in French language, and four semesters of college‑level French.
 
ABRD:3066 (165:360) CIEE Paris Language and Culture Program3,6 s.h.
Introduction to French society through an interdisciplinary course on culture or study of French language in the world metropolis of Paris; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of an academic consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member. Two three‑week sessions. Requirements: 2.75 g.p.a. and four semesters of college‑level French.
 
ABRD:3070 (165:869) USAC Studies in Francearr.
Beginning through advanced French language study at the University of Pau; additional courses in French culture, literature, politics, history, and other disciplines. Taught in English and French. No previous study of French required. Requirements: g.p.a. of at least 2.50.
 
ABRD:3071 (165:871) Study Abroad in Montpellierarr.
Special courses for foreign students or regular courses with French students at University of Montpellier; taught in French. Semester or academic year. Requirements: four semesters of French.
 
ABRD:3072 (165:441) Montpellier Summer Language Program4,6,8 s.h.
Advanced French language and course on contemporary France that explores current perspectives on immigration; visits to local organizations dedicated to naturalization services; public housing; immigrants' rights, nonviolence, antiracism, and antidiscrimination; excursions around Montpellier and other social activities; option to take accelerated language track in either four‑ or eight‑week program; development of language skills in various contexts depending on level (beginning through advanced) and prescribed curriculum at each level. Six weeks. Requirements: 2.50 g.p.a. and average grade of B in French course work.
 
ABRD:3081 (165:905) John Cabot University in Rome, Italyarr.
Business, social science, humanities, art, and language courses at John Cabot University; located in the heart of Rome and surrounded by the extraordinarily rich offerings of a city of culture, history, art, creativity, business, and international affairs.
 
ABRD:3082 (165:906) Studio Art Centers International in Florence, Italyarr.
Studio art, design, art conservation, art history, Italian language, and creative writing instruction at Studio Art Centers International (SACI) in Florence, Italy; focus on art courses; engagement in leading areas of research and exploration; opportunities to interact with the Florentine community through a variety of social and humanitarian programs. Summer, semester, or academic year.
 
ABRD:3083 (165:398) USAC Turin Program4,6,8,12 s.h.
Academic course work, practical learning, tours, site visits, and integrated cultural experience; content in diverse academic areas of business, architecture, and Italian studies; Italian language courses; administered by the University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) of which The University of Iowa is a member. Semester, summer, or academic year. Requirements: 2.50 g.p.a. and appointment with Italy study abroad advisor prior to application.
 
ABRD:3084 (165:399) USAC Viterbo Programarr.
Academic course work at Viterbo's historical Tuscia University of Viterbo; practical learning, tours, site visits, and integrated cultural experience; high‑quality educational experience in art history and Italian studies; Italian language course; administered by the University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) of which The University of Iowa is a member. Semester, academic year, or five‑week summer session. Requirements: 2.50 g.p.a., good academic standing, and appointment with Italy study abroad advisor prior to application.
 
ABRD:3085 (165:926) Natural Disasters3 s.h.
How normal processes of earth‑atmosphere‑hydrosphere‑space systems result in events that are capable of dealing disastrous blows to humans on the scale of individual lives to civilizations; focus on geologic processes that have impacted Mediterranean civilization (i.e., earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, floods, tsunami) including their local, national, and global impact; case studies drawn from contemporary and ancient societies, and feature ancient and modern Italy. Requirements: 2.50 g.p.a. and good academic and disciplinary standing.
 
ABRD:3087 (165:930) USAC Reggio Emilia Programarr.
Language study and additional course work in English or Italian; administered by the University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) of which The University of Iowa is a member. Summer, semester, or academic year. Requirements: 2.50 g.p.a. and good academic and disciplinary standing.
 
ABRD:3088 (165:893) CIMBA Italy Programarr.
Course work in business and related disciplines in the Veneto region of Italy, taught in English. Four weeks in summer or 13‑week semesters.
 
ABRD:3120 (165:856) Regents Hispanic Institutearr.
Study of Spanish language and culture in Valladolid, Spain. Six weeks in summer. Requirements: four semesters of college‑level Spanish.
 
ABRD:3121 (165:929) Cultures of Spain3 s.h.
Study abroad in Madrid, the geographic and sociocultural center of Spain; overview of heterogeneous cultural landscape of Spain through interdisciplinary approach to its history; special attention given to conflict between two antagonistic national projects—one that understands Spain as a homogeneous entity and historically based on authoritarian forms of government, Catholic faith, and centralistic culture, and one that advocates for a plural conception of the country and emphasizes a liberal government, tolerance, and cultural diversity. Four weeks. Requirements: 2.50 cumulative g.p.a and good academic and disciplinary standing.
 
ABRD:3135 (165:909) CIEE Portugal Programarr.
Intensive Portuguese language study (beginning to advanced levels) and area studies courses taught in English at Lisbon's Universidade Nuova; regular university courses are available to semester students with sufficient language proficiency. Summer, semester, or academic year. Requirements: g.p.a. of at least 2.75.
 
ABRD:3140 (165:867) American College of Thessaloniki Semesterarr.
Undergraduate studies in varied academic disciplines (business, history, international relations, psychology, fine arts, literature, philosophy, modern Greek language) at the American College of Thessaloniki. Taught in English.
 
ABRD:3165 (165:840) Archaeological Field Work Abroadarr.
Major archeology projects hosted at international excavation sites. Summer.
 
ABRD:3190 (165:910) European Art History Study Abroad Tourarr.
Travel to Rome, Florence, and Paris; may include Amsterdam and other significant sites of art production and display; historic monuments and museums in capitals of European culture.
 
ABRD:3200 (165:200) CIEE Alcala Liberal Arts Program12 s.h.
Solidify informal and academic language skills of advanced students of Spanish; development of appreciation and understanding of issues relevant to contemporary Spain and its people. Semester or academic year program. Requirements: 2.75 g.p.a. and at least four to five semesters of college‑level Spanish.
 
ABRD:3201 (165:201) CIEE Alcala Language and Culture Program6,12 s.h.
Established in 1999, the CIEE Study Center at the Universidad de Alcala (Alcala de Henares, Spain) provides an academic program for students with a high‑ intermediate to advanced‑level of Spanish; the summer program (established in 2008) consists of language and culture courses offered through the Institute; all courses offered in Spanish; many approved for Spanish majors, minors, and general education requirements, and may be approved for other degree requirements; 6 s.h. taken in each four‑and‑one‑half‑week session. Requirements: 2.75 cumulative g.p.a., 3.00 g.p.a. in most recent Spanish course, four semesters of college‑level Spanish, and valid passport at time of application.
 
ABRD:3205 (165:205) CIEE Alicante Language and Culture Program12 s.h.
Rapid progress in language skills while taking area studies courses related to Europe and Spain; linguistic development and cultural immersion promoted through housing in Spanish‑speaking homes and supplementary visits and excursions; administered by the Council on International Education Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of an academic consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member. Semester or academic year. Requirements: 2.75 minimum g.p.a., three to four semesters of college‑level Spanish, and valid passport at time of application.
 
ABRD:3206 (165:206) CIEE Alicante Language and Culture Summer Program6 s.h.
Development of Spanish language skills and knowledge of Spanish art, cinema, and culture in Alicante, Spain; linguistic development and cultural immersion through housing in Spanish‑speaking homes, supplementary visits and excursions, content courses in Spanish, and direct enrollment at the University of Alicante; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of an academic consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member; for students with varying levels of Spanish. Summer. Requirements: 2.75 cumulative g.p.a., four semesters of college‑level Spanish, and valid passport at time of application.
 
ABRD:3207 (165:207) CIEE Alicante Language in Context Program12 s.h.
Solid foundation provided in Spanish language; improvement of language skills while pursuing studies focusing on Spain and Europe; topics in history, art history, political science, and international business; intensive language course work; area studies courses in English, conversation exchange program, excursions, and homestays; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE). Requirements: 2.75 minimum g.p.a., two semesters or less of college‑level Spanish, and valid passport at time of application.
 
ABRD:3208 (165:208) CIEE Alicante Liberal Arts Program12 s.h.
Development of spoken and written Spanish language skills; linguistic development and cultural immersion promoted through housing in Spanish‑speaking homes, supplementary visits and excursions, content courses in Spanish, and direct enrollment at the University of Alicante; administered by the Council on International Education Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of an academic consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member. Semester or academic year. Requirements: 2.75 minimum g.p.a., at least five semesters of college‑level Spanish, and valid passport at time of application.
 
ABRD:3215 (165:215) CIEE Barcelona Advanced Liberal Arts Programarr.
Development of fluency through direct enrollment in a wide range of regular university classes; classes taken alongside Spanish classmates who become friends and guides to the culture; dramatic improvement of Spanish language skills while living the language every day in the city and the university; for students with advanced Spanish language skills. Semester or academic year. Requirements: 3.00 minimum g.p.a., at least six semesters of college‑level Spanish, and valid passport at time of application.
 
ABRD:3216 (165:216) CIEE Barcelona Architecture and Design Program12 s.h.
Exploration of the intersection of two fields in a city famous for its vibrant architecture and innovative design; courses offered by ELISAVA and CIEE allow a unique opportunity to collaborate in a joint core class alongside courses in student's track and Spanish language; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of an academic consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member. Requirements: 3.00 cumulative g.p.a. and valid passport at time of application; for design track students — design or related major or minor and four semesters of college‑level Spanish.
 
ABRD:3217 (165:217) CIEE Barcelona Business and Culture Program12 s.h.
Development of competency in Spanish language while studying issues related to business in Spain and the European Union, Spanish language and culture; company visits, excursions, and homestays or student residence option in the vibrant city of Barcelona contribute to students' cultural immersion and development of language skills; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of an academic consortium; designed for students with varied levels of Spanish. Semester or academic year. Requirements: 3.00 cumulative g.p.a.; three semesters of microeconomics, macroeconomics, accounting, finance, management, or statistics; and valid passport at time of application.
 
ABRD:3218 (165:218) CIEE Barcelona Economics and Culture Program12 s.h.
Classes at a Spanish university for students with varying levels of Spanish and a strong background in economics; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of an academic consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member. Semester or academic year. Requirements: 3.25 cumulative g.p.a., three semesters of microeconomics or macroeconomics, one semester of calculus, and valid passport at time of application.
 
ABRD:3219 (165:219) CIEE Barcelona Language and Culture Program12 s.h.
Development of skills and competency in Spanish language while studying Spanish history, arts, politics, and culture; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of an academic consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member. Requirements: 3.00 cumulative g.p.a., junior standing, one to three semesters of college‑level Spanish, and valid passport at time of application.
 
ABRD:3220 (165:220) CIEE Barcelona Language and Culture Summer Program6 s.h.
Rapid progress in language skills while taking language, culture, or business courses in Barcelona; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of an academic consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member; for students with varying levels of Spanish. Summer. Requirements: 2.75 cumulative g.p.a. and four semesters of college‑level Spanish.
 
ABRD:3221 (165:221) CIEE Barcelona Liberal Arts Program12 s.h.
Development of skills and competency in Spanish language while studying Spanish history, politics, and culture at Universitat Pompeu Fabra; cultural immersion and development of language skills through excursions and homestays or student residence option in the vibrant city of Barcelona; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of an academic consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member. Requirements: 3.00 cumulative g.p.a., junior standing, four semesters of college‑level Spanish, and valid passport at time of application.
 
ABRD:3230 (165:230) CIEE Madrid Legal Studies Program12 s.h.
Opportunity to further develop Spanish language skills while pursuing cocurricular program focused on law and public policy in Spain; goals achieved through a specially‑designed language course, course on legal issues in Spain, an optional internship, and law and political science elective course at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of an academic consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member; for highly motivated students with a strong Spanish background, from any academic discipline. Requirements: g.p.a. of at least 3.00, six semesters of college‑level Spanish, junior standing or above, and valid passport at time of application. Recommendations: good background in math/statistics in order to grasp the more theoretical focus of European business instruction.
 
ABRD:3231 (165:231) CIEE Madrid Liberal Arts Program12 s.h.
Opportunity to matriculate in a combination of content courses in Hispanic studies, regular university courses, and short seminars while continuing to improve language skills and take advantage of the vibrant and rich cultural milieu of Madrid; linguistic development and cultural immersion promoted through housing in Spanish‑speaking homes, and supplementary visits and excursions; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of an academic consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member; for independent, advanced‑level students. Semester or academic year. Requirements: 3.00 minimum g.p.a., five or six semesters of college‑level Spanish, and valid passport at time of application.
 
ABRD:3240 (165:240) CIEE Palma de Mallorca Liberal Arts Programarr.
Established in 2006, the CIEE study center at Universitat de les Illes Balears provides an academic program for students with an advanced level of Spanish who are interested in tourism studies, business, humanities, Spanish literature and language, and social sciences; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of a consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member. Requirements: 2.75 cumulative g.p.a., five semesters of college‑level Spanish, and valid passport at time of application.
 
ABRD:3241 (165:241) CIEE Palma de Mallorca Business and Tourism Program12 s.h.
Study business, tourism, and hospitality alongside Spanish students in a direct enrollment environment with a global perspective in Palma de Mallorca; development of management skills for future leadership in the tourism and hospitality industry; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of a consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member. Requirements: 2.75 cumulative g.p.a. and valid passport at time of application. Recommendations: two semesters of college‑level Spanish.
 
ABRD:3242 (165:242) CIEE Palma de Mallorca Language and Culture Summer Program3,6 s.h.
Established in 2006, the CIEE Study Center at Universitat de les Illes Balears provides an academic summer program for students interested in tourism; development or improvement of Spanish language skills while learning about Spain and Europe; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of an academic consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member. Requirements: 2.75 cumulative g.p.a., four semesters of college‑level Spanish, and valid passport at time of application.
 
ABRD:3243 (165:243) CIEE Palma de Mallorca Summer Internship Program6 s.h.
Enhancement of academic and language skills in a professional context while being immersed in Spanish professional work environment; intensive Spanish language course related to business and tourism taken during first three weeks with substantial interactive and practical component; five‑week internship in hotel, company, or nonprofit organization with completion of 130 hours of work and meeting three hours each week with a university professor; designed for business and tourism students. Requirements: 2.75 cumulative g.p.a., four semesters of college‑level Spanish, and valid passport at time of application.
 
ABRD:3250 (165:250) CIEE Seville Advanced Liberal Arts Program12 s.h.
Achievement of fluency in spoken and written Spanish; wide variety of academic fields to gain deeper understanding from a Spanish perspective; direct matriculation in university courses, homestays, local and overnight excursions, conversational exchange program, volunteer opportunities, and independent study options in Seville, Spain. Requirements: 3.00 cumulative g.p.a., 3.00 minimum g.p.a. in Spanish courses, six semesters of college‑level Spanish, and valid passport at time of application.
 
ABRD:3251 (165:251) CIEE Seville Business and Society Programarr.
Opportunity to study business in an international context through a combination of course work in Spanish business, society, and language; related field visits to Spanish companies; designed for highly motivated students of business with advanced‑level Spanish skills at the University of Seville's Business School; unpaid internships may be available to students with advanced language ability; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of a consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member. Semester or academic year. Requirements: at least 2.75 g.p.a.; five semesters of college‑level Spanish; 6 s.h. of microeconomics, macroeconomics, accounting, finance, management, or statistics; and valid passport at time of application. Recommendations: good background in math/statistics to grasp the more theoretical focus of European business instruction.
 
ABRD:3252 (165:252) CIEE Seville Business Internship Program6 s.h.
Exposure to a professional workplace atmosphere in Seville, Spain for business students; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of an academic consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member. Eight weeks. Requirements: 2.75 cumulative g.p.a., five semesters of college‑level Spanish, and valid passport at time of application.
 
ABRD:3253 (165:253) CIEE Seville Communications, New Media, and Journalism Programarr.
Valuable hands‑on experience in a multifaceted academic and professional environment; courses through CIEE and with Spanish students at the Universidad de Sevilla; may include CIEE classes offered through the Liberal Arts program; social and cultural immersion of participants in the host society through specialized projects and extracurricular activities; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of an academic consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member; for students considering a career in any communication environment. Requirements: 2.75 cumulative g.p.a., five semesters of college‑level Spanish, and valid passport at time of application.
 
ABRD:3254 (165:254) CIEE Seville International Business and Culture Program12 s.h.
Spanish language improvement in Seville, Spain; courses in English, primarily in the field of international business; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of a consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member; for beginning to intermediate students. Semester or academic year. Requirements: 2.75 g.p.a., four semesters or less of college‑level Spanish, and valid passport at time of application.
 
ABRD:3255 (165:255) CIEE Seville Language and Culture Summer Program3,6,9 s.h.
Development of Spanish language skills and exposure to Spanish culture through an intense immersion experience; courses in Spanish language and culture, conversational exchange program, homestay program, and local visits and excursions; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of an academic consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member. Three, six, or nine weeks. Requirements: 2.75 cumulative g.p.a., four semesters of college‑level Spanish, and valid passport at time of application.
 
ABRD:3257 (165:257) CIEE Seville Language and Society Program12 s.h.
Rapid improvement of Spanish language skills; Spanish culture and its artistic, literary, historical, or political traditions; linguistic and cross‑cultural development enhanced by participation in community life, volunteer work, field trips, and housing with Spanish‑speakers in homestays; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of a consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member; for intermediate or low‑advanced level students. Fall or spring semester. Requirements: 2.75 minimum g.p.a., completion of three and no more than four semesters of college‑level Spanish, and valid passport at time of application.
 
ABRD:3258 (165:258) CIEE Seville Liberal Arts Programarr.
Achieve fluency in written and spoken Spanish; language acquisition and cultural immersion through housing in Spanish‑speaking homes, involvement in volunteer opportunities, and conversation exchanges; courses at the CIEE Study Center, the University of Seville, and Pablo de Olavide University (UPO); administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of a consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member. Semester or academic year. Requirements: 2.75 cumulative g.p.a., five semesters of college‑level Spanish, and valid passport at time of application.
 
ABRD:3259 (165:259) CIEE Seville Teaching Development Program12 s.h.
Achieve greater competency in written and spoken Spanish while developing specific expertise in international education and second language acquisition; academic program, teaching development course, homestay, excursions and cultural activities, conversation exchanges, and volunteer opportunities; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of a consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member. Semester or academic year. Requirements: 2.75 cumulative g.p.a., five semesters of college‑level Spanish, and valid passport at time of application.
 
ABRD:3260 (165:260) CIEE Madrid Business, Economics, and Culture12 s.h.
Development of skills and competency in Spanish language while studying business, economics, and culture at CIEE Madrid study center and/or Universidad Carlos III; cultural immersion and development of language skills through excursions and homestays or student residence option in energetic city of Madrid; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of an academic consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member. Requirements: 3.00 cumulative g.p.a., two semesters of college‑level Spanish, and three semesters of college‑level microeconomics, macroeconomics, accounting, finance, management, marketing, or statistics; for students taking economics courses—two additional college‑level microeconomics or macroeconomics courses and one semester of calculus.
 
ABRD:3270 (165:270) USAC Alicante Program3,4,6,8,12 s.h.
Intensive language study in Alicante, Spain; up to two years of university language requirements may be met in one semester; additional courses taught in English or Spanish; administered by the University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) of which The University of Iowa is a member. Summer, semester or academic year. Requirements: 2.50 g.p.a. and good academic standing.
 
ABRD:3272 (165:272) USAC Bilbao Program3,6,12 s.h.
Intensive language study; up to two years of university language requirements may be met in one semester; additional courses taught in English or Spanish and include offerings in business and environmental sustainability; administered by the University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) of which The University of Iowa is a member. Summer, semester or academic year. Requirements: 2.50 g.p.a. and good academic standing.
 
ABRD:3274 (165:274) USAC Madrid Programarr.
Intensive language study; up to two years of university language requirements may be met in one semester; additional courses taught in English or Spanish; administered by the University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) of which The University of Iowa is a member. Summer, semester, or academic year. Requirements: 2.50 g.p.a. and good academic standing.
 
ABRD:3276 (165:276) USAC San Sebastian Programarr.
Intensive language study; up to two years of university language requirements may be met in one semester; additional courses taught in English or Spanish; administered by the University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) of which The University of Iowa is a member. Summer, semester, or academic year. Requirements: 2.50 g.p.a. and good academic standing.
 
ABRD:3310 (165:816) Dominican Republic: Health, Nutrition, and Environmental Issues8,12 s.h.
Interdisciplinary and field‑based study with course work in Spanish language, public health, social sciences, humanities; independent research project. Summer and/or fall semesters. Requirements: one year of Spanish (summer), or two years of Spanish (summer and fall), or three years of Spanish (fall); and g.p.a. of at least 2.50.
 
ABRD:3311 (165:817) CIC Program in Mexicoarr.
University of Guanajuato; advanced Spanish language, Latin American literature, art, history, anthropology, film, political science; homestays with Mexican families. Summer. Requirements: five semesters of Spanish and g.p.a. of at least 3.00.
 
ABRD:3312 (165:413) CIEE Buenos Aires Liberal Arts Program12 s.h.
Critical appreciation of Argentina and its importance in Latin America from perspective of social sciences and humanities; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of a consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member; for advanced Spanish students with strong language preparation. Requirements: 2.75 cumulative g.p.a. and six semesters of college‑level Spanish. Recommendations: completion of Spanish language course in session prior to study abroad and college‑level course work in Latin American Studies.
 
ABRD:3313 (165:419) CIEE Bahia Liberal Arts Program6,12 s.h.
Special CIEE courses and direct enrollment in regular classes at two local universities; improvement of Portuguese language skills; the northeast region of Brazil and its Afro‑Brazilian culture; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of a consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member. Requirements: 2.75 cumulative g.p.a., and four semesters of college‑level Spanish or two semesters of college‑level Portuguese.
 
ABRD:3314 (165:420) CIEE Sao Paulo Liberal Arts Program5,12 s.h.
Language‑learning course in Brazil; direct enrollment in a host of English‑taught courses at Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Sao Paulo; subjects range from anthropology, history, and international relations to business administration, journalism, and performing arts; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of a consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member; for students with multiple levels of Portuguese fluency. Requirements: 2.75 g.p.a., and four semesters of college‑level Spanish or two semesters of college‑level Portuguese. Recommendations: Portuguese or Spanish course taken within past year.
 
ABRD:3315 (165:421) CIEE Sao Paulo Business and Culture Programarr.
Opportunity to begin or continue study of Portuguese while studying issues related to economy and business in Brazil and Latin America alongside Brazilian and other international students at the International Program in Management at the prestigious Getulio Vargas Foundation; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of a consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member; for students with varying levels of Portuguese language skills. Requirements: 3.00 cumulative g.p.a. and three semesters of microeconomics, macroeconomics, accounting, finance, management, marketing, or statistics.
 
ABRD:3316 (165:422) CIEE Bahia Intensive Language and Culture6 s.h.
Intensive summer program to develop Portuguese language proficiency and a critical appreciation of Brazilian life and society; cultural immersion through classroom, homestay living, program excursions and activities; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of a consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member. Five weeks. Requirements: 2.75 cumulative g.p.a., and four semesters of college‑level Spanish or two semesters of college‑level Portuguese.
 
ABRD:3317 (165:409) CIEE Santiago (Chile) Business and Culture Program12 s.h.
Development of competency in Spanish language while studying issues related to local and regional business environment, management practices, and entrepreneurship in Chile and the southern cone; homestay living provides opportunities for cultural and linguistic immersion; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of a consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member; for students with varying levels of Spanish. Requirements: 2.75 cumulative g.p.a. Recommendations: completion of Spanish language course within past year.
 
ABRD:3318 (165:410) CIEE Santiago (Chile) Liberal Arts Program12 s.h.
Special CIEE courses and direct enrollment with Chilean students in regular courses at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile and the Universidad de Chile; first‑hand knowledge of contemporary issues and cultural patterns in Chile; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of a consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member. Semester or academic year. Requirements: 2.75 cumulative g.p.a. and six semesters of college‑level Spanish.
 
ABRD:3321 (165:851) USAC Studies in Chilearr.
Intensive beginning‑level Spanish language; advanced language, literature, civilization at third‑year level; area studies. Some courses taught in English. Requirements: g.p.a. of at least 2.50.
 
ABRD:3322 (165:877) USAC Studies in Mexicoarr.
Universidad Iberoamericana in Puebla: intensive beginning and intermediate Spanish language; advanced language and literature; Mexican studies and Spanish for health care professionals. Summer or semester. Requirements: g.p.a. of at least 2.50.
 
ABRD:3323 (165:411) CIEE Valparaiso Liberal Arts Program12 s.h.
Special CIEE courses and direct enrollment with Chilean students in regular courses at the Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso; first‑hand knowledge of contemporary issues to better understand Chilean society and an appreciation for Chilean history and identity; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of a consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member. Requirements: 2.75 cumulative g.p.a. and six semesters of college‑level Spanish.
 
ABRD:3324 (165:423) CIEE Monteverde Tropical Ecology and Conservation10,12 s.h.
Rich understanding of tropical ecology through hands‑on exposure, direct experimentation, study of theory, taxonomy of major groups, and observation of empirical patterns; science courses taught in English; Spanish‑language course for various levels; travel to diverse ecosystems; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of a consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member. Requirements: 2.75 cumulative g.p.a. and two semesters of college‑level biology. Recommendations: college‑level ecology or environmental science course, and college‑level Spanish.
 
ABRD:3325 (165:424) CIEE Monteverde Sustainability and the Environment12 s.h.
Insight into complexity of pressures that confront global biodiversity (e.g., population growth, consumption, urbanization, globalization); homestay with local families provides exposure to Spanish language and Costa Rican culture; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of a consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member; for students with an interest in environmental studies. Requirements: 2.75 g.p.a. and three semesters of college‑level environmental studies. Recommendations: college‑level Spanish.
 
ABRD:3326 (165:414) CIEE Santiago (DR) Liberal Arts Program12 s.h.
Enrollment in one of three distinct academic tracks based on language proficiency level; tracks offer a variety of courses on society, culture, economics, and politics of Hispaniola and the Greater Hispanic Caribbean; regional literature, history, and widely variant sociocultural issues facing the region; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of an academic consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member. Requirements: 2.75 cumulative g.p.a., 3.00 g.p.a. in Spanish language, and four semesters of college‑level Spanish.
 
ABRD:3327 (165:415) CIEE Santo Domingo Liberal Arts Program12 s.h.
Direct enrollment at three local universities in a wide range of courses in humanities and social sciences, in addition to a number of CIEE advanced language and area studies courses; optional track of study focused solely on the region with courses in social and ethno‑cultural identity, authors of Hispanic Caribbean, and Dominican‑Haitian relations; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of an academic consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member. Requirements: 2.75 cumulative g.p.a. and five semesters of college‑level Spanish. Recommendations: Spanish language course within past year.
 
ABRD:3328 (165:408) CIEE Guanajuato Liberal Arts Programarr.
Personal reflection of identity, culture, and contemporary society encouraged through active reading and writing; development of Spanish language proficiency in course work and homestay living; Mexican literature, history, and art studied alongside Mexican peers at the University of Guanajuato; courses in migration, revolution, and community‑based Spanish specially designed for CIEE. Requirements: 2.75 g.p.a. and four semesters of college‑level Spanish.
 
ABRD:3329 (165:412) CIEE Managua Social Justice and Development Program12 s.h.
Contemporary Nicaraguan society and work of cooperatives, nongovernmental organizations, and social movements striving to achieve social justice in the country; impact of revolutionary and neoliberal policies in advancement of human development goals in Nicaragua; intensive course work, language study, rural immersion, and volunteer opportunities; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of a consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member. Requirements: 2.75 cumulative g.p.a. and five semesters of college‑level Spanish.
 
ABRD:3332 (165:417) CIEE Lima Liberal Arts Program12 s.h.
CIEE‑taught course, homestay, and city‑based cultural activities with direct enrollment alongside Peruvian students at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru; immersion to refine language skills and develop understanding of contemporary Peruvian society; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of a consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member. Requirements: 2.75 cumulative g.p.a. and five semesters of college‑level Spanish. Recommendations: completion of Spanish language course within past year.
 
ABRD:3333 (165:442) CIEE Guanajuato Summer Language and Culture Program3,6 s.h.
Opportunity to further develop Spanish language skills while expanding knowledge and understanding of Mexico; key elements include homestay, day‑to‑day engagement with local community, and intensive Spanish‑taught courses in Mexican studies. Requirements: 2.75 cumulative g.p.a. and five semesters of college‑level Spanish.
 
ABRD:3334 (165:920) CIEE Valparaiso Language in Context12 s.h.
Development of Spanish language skills; Chile and its role in Latin America; intensive language study and choice of courses in history, literature, economics, and international relations taught in English; excursions, homestay, and opportunities for community service; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE). Requirements: 2.75 g.p.a.
 
ABRD:3335 (165:400) USAC Heredia Programarr.
Culture and physical beauty of Costa Rica experienced through specially designed courses combined with family home stay and some program travel; administered by the University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) of which The University of Iowa is a member. Requirements: 2.50 g.p.a.
 
ABRD:3336 (165:401) USAC Puntarenas Program3,4,6,8,12 s.h.
Expansion of Spanish language skills through personal interaction with host culture in homestay setting, field trips and optional tours, and accelerated classroom study according to tracks; administered by the University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) of which The University of Iowa is a member. Requirements: 2.50 g.p.a. and good academic standing.
 
ABRD:3337 (165:402) USAC San Ramon Program4,6,8,12 s.h.
Life and health sciences, Spanish language and culture studies program; tropical ecology, tropical marine biology, conversation biology, and environmental policy courses taught in English; science curriculum combined with Spanish language or literature classes designed by tracks according to level; administered by the University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) of which the University of Iowa is a member; for science majors interested in learning more about ecology and conservation biology in Costa Rica. Requirements: 2.50 g.p.a. and one year of college‑level general biology with lab.
 
ABRD:3338 (165:919) USAC Havana Program3,6 s.h.
Appreciation of Cuban society through area studies course work in history, culture, and politics of the region; courses taught in English and Spanish; administered by the University Studies Abroad Consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member. Requirements: 2.50 g.p.a. and good academic standing.
 
ABRD:3339 (165:931) CIEE Buenos Aires Community Public Health Program9 s.h.
Classroom‑based theory and language instruction to support extensive, offsite field work; examination of Argentine health care system through lens of social sciences; exposure to challenges facing global health arena and diversity of solutions being implemented locally to resolve them. Summer. Requirements: five semesters of college‑level Spanish and 2.75 cumulative g.p.a. Recommendations: college‑level course work in public health, and course work in history or politics of Latin America or Argentina.
 
ABRD:3342 (165:894) Brazilian Carnival: Music and Dance3 s.h.
 
ABRD:3350 (165:849) Social Work International Travel/Study Seminararr.
Impact of socio/political economy on family and community systems in the country visited; seminars, guest speakers, field visits. Summer. Prerequisites: SSW:4843 (042:143).
 
ABRD:3352 (165:126) International Perspectives: Xicotepecarr.
Introduction to providing service to communities in underdeveloped countries through discipline‑specific projects to improve community life in Xicotepec, Mexico; cultural and professional preparation for team work in an international environment; service‑learning course in collaboration with Rotary International. Spring break in Xicotepec, Mexico.
 
ABRD:3364 (165:898) Pharmacy Rotations Abroadarr.
Practicum experience; focus on best practices for pharmaceutical management, ways to enhance access to medicine; promotion in underserved and resource‑limited environments abroad. Recommendations: successful completion of all requirements listed as prerequisites for rotations in the advanced practice experience syllabus.
 
ABRD:3370 (165:880) Spanish Language and Service Learning in Peruarr.
Spanish language and Peruvian civilization course work (6 s.h.) and 100 hours of community service learning in Cusco, Peru. Two months in summer. Requirements: two years of college‑level Spanish.
 
ABRD:3372 (165:439) USAC Florianopolis Programarr.
Brazilian culture studies, global economy, and natural resource management; opportunity to develop language skills while taking courses taught in English by local faculty from the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina; administered by the University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) of which The University of Iowa is a member. Summer, semester, or academic year. Requirements: 2.50 g.p.a.
 
ABRD:3401 (165:361) CIEE Beijing Advanced Chinese Studies12 s.h.
Important topics in Chinese from a Chinese perspective; development of professional writing and research skills in Chinese; designed for students interested in using their superior level of Chinese to study international affairs, business, history, or Chinese literature.
 
ABRD:3402 (165:362) CIEE Beijing Intensive Chinese Language10,12 s.h.
CIEE's Intensive Chinese Language study abroad program at Peking University in Beijing, China, is one of the oldest and most recognized intensive Chinese language programs; the Peking University Center for Teaching Chinese houses over eight different language levels and many other elective courses; intensive language courses coupled with individual language tutorials, diversified field trips, modern housing facilities, and experienced onsite staff make the CIEE Study Center in Beijing an incredible place to study and learn under the auspices of the most famous university in China. Requirements: 2.75 g.p.a. and two to six semesters of college‑level Chinese. Recommendations: completion of at least one Chinese area studies course before departure.
 
ABRD:3403 (165:363) CIEE Beijing Ethnic Identity and Cultural Studies12 s.h.
Language study in Beijing, China; exploration of China; for students with background in Chinese, Tibetan, or Uyghur language. Requirements: 2.75 g.p.a. Recommendations: one semester of college‑level Chinese and previous course work in anthropology, sociology, development, religious studies, or global studies.
 
ABRD:3411 (165:814) Iowa in Tianjinarr.
Chinese language, area studies, and folk art; based at Tianjin University of Technology. Summer or semester. Requirements: one to three years of college‑level Chinese.
 
ABRD:3415 (165:364) CIEE Nanjing Intensive Chinese Language and Culturearr.
CIEE's intensive Chinese language and culture program in Nanjing, China; Chinese studies and immersion in a more traditional and accessible locale against the backdrop of a large developing Chinese city; for students with background in Mandarin Chinese. Requirements: 2.75 g.p.a. and two to six semesters of college‑level Chinese. Recommendations: completion of one Chinese area studies course.
 
ABRD:3420 (165:847) Japan Summer Language Institutearr.
Development of strong communication skills and cultural awareness through integrated language study and homestay, cultural immersion; Hokkaido, eight weeks. Requirements: one semester college‑level Japanese.
 
ABRD:3425 (165:365) CIEE Shanghai Accelerated Chinese Language10,12 s.h.
Accelerated language program in Shanghai, China; one year of Chinese language training accomplished during summer; for intermediate and advanced Chinese language students. Requirements: 3.00 g.p.a.
 
ABRD:3426 (165:366) CIEE Shanghai Advanced Chinese Studies12 s.h.
CIEE study abroad program in Shanghai, China; development of advanced communicative skills in Mandarin Chinese through small classes, tutors, and language clinics; contemporary economic and political issues affecting China and effects of China as a rising power in the world today; application of skills learned in classroom to environment outside through independent field work and volunteer opportunities; for students with background in Mandarin Chinese. Requirements: 3.00 g.p.a., four to six semesters of college‑level Chinese, and completion of one Chinese area studies course.
 
ABRD:3427 (165:367) CIEE Shanghai Business, Language, and Culture9,12 s.h.
CIEE study abroad program in Shanghai, China; Chinese language training at standard and intensive levels; courses (taught in English) in business, marketing, economics, international relations, and area studies; contemporary business issues affecting China; effects of China as a rising power in the business world today; for students majoring in business with no Chinese language background and those who have studied Chinese for several semesters. Requirements: 2.75 g.p.a., seven semesters or less of college‑level Chinese, and three or more semesters of microeconomics, macroeconomics, accounting, finance, management, or marketing.
 
ABRD:3428 (165:368) CIEE Shanghai China in a Global Context12 s.h.
CIEE study abroad program in Shanghai, China; focus on China in a global context; Chinese language training at standard and intensive levels; courses (taught in English) in global studies, economics, international relations, and area studies; for students with no Chinese language background and those who have studied Chinese for several semesters. Requirements: 2.75 g.p.a. and seven semesters or less of college‑level Chinese. Recommendations: completion of one Chinese area studies course.
 
ABRD:3440 (165:836) Semester in South Indiaarr.
Indian civilization and culture; science, technology, and sustainable development; women's studies; environment and health, Hindi, Kannada, or Sanskrit; internship or independent research project. Based in Mysore. Fall semester.
 
ABRD:3441 (165:897) Global Health in Rural and Resource-Limited Indiaarr.
Experience in a comprehensive care system where institutional and community health care complement each other in a resource‑limited setting; attendance at seminars, participation in clinical discussions, contribution to case reports in the hospital's specialty areas; participation in community outreach and mobile clinics that serve remote tribal populations; individual projects; for clinical or advanced health science students. Requirements: good academic standing and enrollment/participation in a medical or health‑related field.
 
ABRD:3442 (165:374) CIEE Taipei Communications, Business, and Political Economy12 s.h.
Intensive Mandarin Chinese language courses; courses in business, communications, political sciences, and other academic areas taught in English; internships in various fields; administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) on behalf of an academic consortium of which The University of Iowa is a member. Requirements: 2.75 g.p.a. Recommendations: one Chinese area studies course.
 
ABRD:3443 (165:369) CIEE Taipei Intensive Chinese Language and Culture12 s.h.
CIEE intensive Chinese language and culture program in Taipei, Taiwan; for beginning through advanced language students who have an interest in improving their Chinese; opportunity to take non‑language courses taught in English to aid understanding of Taiwanese culture and society; flexible and supportive environment to experience life at one of Taiwan's most prestigious national universities. Requirements: 2.75 g.p.a. and two to eight semesters of college‑level Chinese. Recommendations: completion of one Chinese area studies course.
 
ABRD:3445 (165:197) International Development: Indiaarr.
Exploration of student interests in social entrepreneurship, global health, microfinance, cultural production, environmental sustainability, or other development issues in India; varied disciplinary perspectives (i.e., public health, business, social work, geography, art); student work with Indian NGOs employing a diverse variety of techniques to address social problems such as child labor, health care for the poor, illiteracy, and disability services; led by UI faculty. Winter session.
 
ABRD:3500 (165:500) Study Abroadarr.
Students participating in study abroad programs at other U.S. or foreign universities maintain their status at The University of Iowa by registering for this course.
 
ABRD:3501 (165:501) Study Abroadarr.
 
ABRD:3502 (165:600) Study Abroad Independent Enrollmentarr.
 
ABRD:3510 (165:839) International Student Exchange Program Directarr.
Study at some ISEP member institutions in Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Estonia, Ghana, Italy, Malta, The Netherlands, New Zealand, South Africa, Thailand, the United Kingdom; fields and terms vary.
 
ABRD:3515 (165:855) Business Internships Abroadarr.
Orientation, academic course work, internship; London, Madrid and Paris. Requirements: g.p.a. of at least 2.75, 45 s.h. earned, at least one semester at The University of Iowa; and Spanish proficiency for Madrid program or French proficiency for Paris program.
 
ABRD:3530 (165:831) Elementary Student Teaching Abroadarr.
Supervised student teaching in an overseas school.
 
ABRD:3531 (165:832) Secondary Student Teaching Abroadarr.
Supervised student teaching in an overseas school.
 
ABRD:3545 (165:915) Spring Break Experiential Learning Programs Abroad1 s.h.
Combination of academic content with an intensive, week‑long international experience; activities may include workshops, lectures, field trips, service learning, and research that provide students with unique opportunities to engage with communities, individuals, and specific topical areas of interest; destinations and topics vary each year.
 
ABRD:3566 (165:914) Overseas Writing Workshop3 s.h.
Nonfiction writing workshop to hone writing and observation skills while exploring influences of the world at large; traditional writing workshop with immersion into contemporary and historical writing associated with chosen locale; destination varies from year to year; activities include workshops, lectures, field trips, and writing exercises. Taught in English. Recommendations: declared major or minor in English.
 
ABRD:3580 (165:873) USAC Direct Programsarr.
Direct enrollment in foreign universities in 15 countries. Semester or academic year.
 
ABRD:3601 (165:375) Iowa Regents Semester in Australia: University of Newcastlearr.
Opportunity to study at the University of Newcastle in Australia; full academic and social integration with Australian peers. Requirements: 2.50 minimum g.p.a. and sophomore standing.
 
ABRD:3602 (165:376) Iowa Regents Semester in Australia: University of Tasmania12 s.h.
Study at the University of Tasmania; full academic and social integration with Australian peers. Semester. Requirements: 2.50 minimum g.p.a. and sophomore standing at time of application.
 
ABRD:3712 (165:916) Child Life Experiential Learning Program3 s.h.
Preparation to work with children and their families in a variety of health care settings through a practical experience in Cape Town, South Africa; impact of illness, injury, trauma, and health care environments on patients and families; hands‑on opportunity to explore how the Red Cross and hospitals operate on a daily basis. Requirements: good academic standing.
 
ABRD:3750 (165:895) Arabic Language and Culture in Moroccoarr.
Moroccan colloquial Arabic, modern standard Arabic, and Moroccan culture; development of communication skills and cultural awareness through language study, homestays, cultural immersion; based in Fez, Morocco. Seven weeks in summer. Requirements: completion of General Education Program foreign language requirement and 3.00 minimum g.p.a.
 
ABRD:3751 (165:921) Archaeology in Israelarr.
Opportunity to participate in an active archaeological dig alongside local professionals and faculty in Israel; part of an international consortium participating the Lautenschlage Tel Azekah archaeological excavation; morning excavation time complemented by daily afternoon lectures from leading local archaeologists and University of Iowa faculty. Requirements: good academic and disciplinary standing.
 
ABRD:3805 (165:883) Russian Politics and Foreign Affairsarr.
Courses in Moscow (Russian politics and institutions, Russian foreign policy) taught in English by Russian professors; additional basic Russian language course (1 s.h.). Summer.
 
ABRD:3810 (165:370) ACTR Contemporary Russian Program12 s.h.
Russian language study; Russian economics, politics, and culture classes taught in English; content‑based courses taught by faculty of the State University Higher School of Economics in Moscow; full‑time resident director oversees academic and cultural programs and assists participants with academic, administrative and personal matters; for students and working professionals at all levels of Russian‑language proficiency, including no prior study of the language. Requirements: good academic and disciplinary standing.
 
ABRD:3811 (165:371) ACTR Language & Area Studies Program8,12 s.h.
Russian Language and Area Studies Program of the American Council of Teachers of Russian (ACTR); designed for improvement of oral, listening, reading and writing proficiency in Russian language; Russian history, politics, culture, and society; offered at one of three locations (St. Petersburg, Moscow, or Vladimir) with final placement determined by ACTR; full‑time U.S. resident director provides ongoing logistical support and emergency assistance to participants. Requirements: four semesters of college‑level Russian language.
 
ABRD:3812 (165:372) ACTR Business Russian Language & Internship Program12 s.h.
Curriculum focusing on language of Russian business combined with an internship at a multinational company, business, or NGO agency in Russia; highly‑individualized curriculum; offered at one of two locations (St. Petersburg or Moscow) with final placement determined by ACTR; full‑time U.S. resident director provides ongoing logistical support and emergency assistance to participants; for intermediate‑ to near‑native speakers of Russian. Requirements: prior Russian language study and a strong command of Russian grammar.
 
ABRD:3830 (165:885) USAC Studies in the Czech Republicarr.
Introductory Czech language and culture courses taught in English at Charles University. Summer, semester, or academic year.
 
ABRD:4001 (165:330) Lancaster University Exchangearr.
Reciprocal exchange programs between The University of Iowa and Lancaster University in Lancaster, England; full integration with British students in student housing and regular classes. Semester or academic year. Requirements: 3.00 cumulative g.p.a., junior or senior standing, declared major, and good understanding of requirements for major.
 
ABRD:4002 (165:331) University of Strathclyde Exchange12 s.h.
Reciprocal exchange program between The University of Iowa and the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland; full integration with British students in student housing and regular classes. Semester or academic year. Requirements: 3.00 cumulative g.p.a., junior or senior standing, declared major, and good understanding of requirements for major.
 
ABRD:4003 (165:329) University of Hull Exchange12 s.h.
Reciprocal exchange programs between The University of Iowa and University of Hull in Kingston‑upon‑Hull, England; full integration with British students in student housing and regular classes. Semester or academic year. Requirements: 3.00 cumulative g.p.a., junior or senior standing, declared major, and good understanding of requirements for major.
 
ABRD:4004 (165:328) University of Birmingham Exchangearr.
Reciprocal exchange program between The University of Iowa and the University of Birmingham in Birmingham, England; full integration with British students in student housing and regular classes. Semester or academic year. Requirements: 3.00 cumulative g.p.a., junior or senior standing, declared major, and good understanding of requirements for major.
 
ABRD:4040 (165:117) Frankfurt Exchange Programarr.
Regular degree course work in business and economics at Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität; courses taught in German. Semester or academic year. Arranged through Tippie College of Business. Requirements: two years of college German or equivalent, and relevant academic background.
 
ABRD:4055 (165:119) Vienna Exchange Programarr.
Regular degree course work in business administration and economics at Wirtschatsuniversitäet in Vienna, Austria; taught in English and German. Semester or academic year. Arranged through Tippie College of Business. Requirements: one year of college German, g.p.a. of at least 2.75, and relevant academic background.
 
ABRD:4056 (165:315) Charles University Exchange12 s.h.
The Czech Studies Program offered by the Charles University Faculty of Arts and Philosophy and the Institute of Czech Studies is a comprehensive program covering Czech language, literature, history, and culture; for students furthering their studies in Czech language and culture at intermediate level; especially well‑suited for students interested in Slavonic studies or related disciplines. Requirements: one or two years of prior Czech language study and good academic standing.
 
ABRD:4057 (165:306) Aalborg University Exchange12 s.h.
Reciprocal exchange agreement between The University of Iowa and Aalborg University; students study in Denmark alongside local students in regular classes and standard student housing; language of instruction is Danish and there is a commitment to use of other languages of instruction where relevant, including a number of offerings taught in English (Spanish, German, and French) in various subjects and disciplines; particularly suitable for students interested in globalization, communication studies, political science, and psychology, who have a firm commitment to their major. Semester or academic year. Requirements: 2.80 cumulative g.p.a., completion of at least one semester in residence at The University of Iowa, and junior or senior standing during session abroad.
 
ABRD:4059 (165:303) Dortmund University Exchange6,12 s.h.
Direct exchange program between the Technical University of Dortmund and The University of Iowa; students remain registered at their own institution and receive student status at the guest university; unique blend of courses that combine language and culture courses with academic work in student's major and minor subjects; university studies and life outside the classroom are synthesized in a holistic learning process. Requirements: German language proficiency and 2.80 g.p.a.
 
ABRD:4060 (165:302) Giessen-Friedburg Engineering Exchange12 s.h.
Reciprocal exchange for engineering students to study at the Giessen‑Friedberg University of Applied Sciences; education/research collective with emphasis on practice‑oriented research and development projects; main focus on engineering sciences; courses are application‑oriented in subject and methodology; course work similar to that offered at The University of Iowa; academic credit may be earned in biomedical, chemical, civil, and environmental engineering. Semester or academic year. Requirements: two years of college‑level German, 3.00 g.p.a., and relevant academic background.
 
ABRD:4063 (165:300) University of Iceland Exchangearr.
Reciprocal exchange program between The University of Iowa and the University of Iceland; a year of study in Rejkjavik alongside local students in regular classes; option of selecting classes from those taught in English in different departments, or an academic year of intensive Icelandic language study; science majors interested in geophysics are encouraged to explore English‑taught classes in geography, geology, and geophysics. Requirements: 2.80 cumulative g.p.a., completion of at least one semester in residence at The University of Iowa, and junior or senior standing during session abroad.
 
ABRD:4065 (165:309) Tilburg University Exchange3,12 s.h.
Tilburg University in the Netherlands offers English‑language courses in business administration (accounting, applied microeconomics, finance, production management, international marketing, and electronic commerce) and other subjects; suitable for upper‑level business majors and students pursuing an international business certificate. Requirements: 3.00 g.p.a. and junior or higher standing.
 
ABRD:4066 (165:301) University of Nijmegen Exchange12 s.h.
Reciprocal exchange agreement between The University of Iowa and Radboud University Nijmegen; students study in the Netherlands alongside local students in regular classes; language of instruction is Dutch and a number of classes throughout the curriculum are taught in English; particularly suitable for students interested in American studies, European studies, and pre‑Law, as well as majors in German, linguistics, and political science; Dutch language not required for participation. Semester or academic year. Requirements: 2.80 cumulative g.p.a., completion of at least one semester in residence at The University of Iowa, and junior or senior standing during session abroad.
 
ABRD:4067 (165:327) Bogazici University Exchangearr.
Exchange program with Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey allows students to study in Turkey while fully integrating with Turkish students in student housing and regular classes; courses taught in English. Semester or academic year. Requirements: 3.00 minimum g.p.a. and junior or senior standing.
 
ABRD:4068 (165:440) WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management Exchange3,4,12 s.h.
WHU‑Otto Beisheim School of Management is a privately financed business school founded in 1984 near Koblenz, Germany; cities of Cologne, Mainz, and Frankfurt can be reached in under an hour; WHU maintains a network of more than 150 partner universities worldwide and has consistently high national and international rankings; areas of study include economics, finance, accounting, management, marketing, and entrepreneurship; courses taught in English; a variety of courses are offered for students who wish to continue study of German. Requirements: completion of at least one year of university study, good academic standing, and sufficient command of English to follow selected course of study; and minimum 2.75 g.p.a. for undergraduates.
 
ABRD:4300 (165:438) Curitiba Exchange Program12 s.h.
Reciprocal exchange to study at FAE Centro Universitario (Curitiba, Brazil); courses from regular curriculum for local students, in any one of their undergraduate programs in economics, business, mechanical/environmental engineering, or letters; students must have sufficient Portuguese language ability to follow courses taught in Portuguese. Semester or calendar year. Requirements: 2.80 g.p.a. and advanced‑level Portuguese.
 
ABRD:4422 (165:333) Kanda University of International Studies Exchange12 s.h.
Reciprocal exchange program between The University of Iowa and Kanda University of International Studies; year of study at the Japanese Language and Culture Program at Kanda; small, ultramodern university; facilities designed to promote cross‑cultural experience; Multilingual Communication Center has resources and equipment pertaining to Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Indonesian, Vietnamese, and Thai. Requirements: 3.00 minimum g.p.a. and completion of at least one semester in residence at The University of Iowa. Recommendations: strong record in Japanese.
 
ABRD:4424 (165:334) University of Meiji Exchange12 s.h.
Reciprocal exchange program between The University of Iowa and Meiji University; study in Tokyo as visiting foreign student in a department of one of Meiji's various academic divisions; for undergraduates and graduate students with an appropriate research interest; the Japanese academic calendar runs late March through late January the following year, which involves spring through fall semesters at The University of Iowa. Requirements: 3.00 minimum g.p.a., sophomore standing or higher at time of enrollment in Meiji, and enrollment in fourth‑year Japanese at time of application; graduate students intending to do research must have an appropriate project and proficiency at third‑year level Japanese; graduate students participating in English‑taught curriculum of the Special Graduate Student Exchange Program, Department of Political Science and Economics, must have sufficient Japanese to function in everyday living.
 
ABRD:4425 (165:876) Nagoya University of Foreign Studies Exchangearr.
Language instruction at all levels and Japanese studies taught in English at Nagoya University of Foreign Studies. Semester or year.
 
ABRD:4426 (165:332) University of Nanzan Exchangearr.
Reciprocal exchange program between The University of Iowa and Nanzan University in Nagoya; study at Nanzan's Center for Japanese Studies; living options include a home stay program that places students in a Japanese home as a family member or residence hall accommodations; for students interested in developing fluency in Japanese language. Semester or year. Requirements: 3.00 minimum g.p.a. and completion of at least one semester in residence at The University of Iowa.  Recommendations: strong record in Japanese.
 
ABRD:4430 (165:912) Teaching and Learning in Korea Programarr.
Teach and Learn in Korea (TaLK) sends native English speakers to teach English to elementary school children in South Korea; prior to leaving for South Korea, participants receive training to teach English as a second language from UI College of Education faculty and have access to crash courses in Korean language and culture; on‑site orientation, training, and excursions familiarize participants with Korean classrooms and culture; free housing, airfare reimbursement, and monthly stipend; no prior knowledge of Korean language/culture required. Requirements: junior standing.
 
ABRD:4431 (165:319) Ajou University Exchange12 s.h.
The Ajou University Exchange program is designed for students interested in South Korea; emphasis on global education, Ajou University offers a variety of courses taught in English; excellent opportunity for international and Korean students to take classes in their chosen fields while immersed in an international atmosphere; beneficial for international students anticipating careers in Asia or with multinational corporations, as well as to those seeking advanced degrees in international or area studies. Semester or academic year. Requirements: good academic and disciplinary standing.
 
ABRD:4432 (165:320) Ewha Womans University Exchange6,9,12 s.h.
The Ewha Womans University Exchange program offers a coeducational international program and welcomes all students, male and female, to study for one or two semesters as a nondegree seeking exchange or visiting student; variety of high‑quality courses in various fields, including studies on Asia and Korea. Requirements: 2.50 g.p.a.
 
ABRD:4433 (165:322) KAIST Exchange12 s.h.
Bilateral exchange agreement between The University of Iowa and the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST); study abroad in Korea at KAIST; wide range of classes offered on campus; for mature and independent students looking for more direct interaction with local students and culture. Requirements: good academic and disciplinary standing.
 
ABRD:4436 (165:323) Sungkyunkwan University Exchange12 s.h.
Sungkyunkwan University Exchange program designed for students to enroll at a Korean university; challenging academic experience and unique cultural opportunity; plethora of courses in foreign languages provided to meet academic needs of international students; intriguing cultural activities where students can experience Korean culture and history. Requirements: 2.70 g.p.a. and sophomore or higher standing.
 
ABRD:4437 (165:326) University of Seoul Exchange4,12 s.h.
The University of Iowa and the University of Seoul (UOS) maintain a bilateral exchange agreement that allows UI students to study abroad in Korea at UOS; wide range of English‑taught classes in a number of different colleges, including liberal arts, humanities, social science, business, and engineering. Requirements: good standing at The University of Iowa.
 
ABRD:4438 (165:923) Business and Culture in China3 s.h.
Exploration of business and cultural environment through a University of Iowa faculty‑led study program in China; lectures, readings, case studies, company visits, and immersion in cultural experiences; development of greater awareness of Chinese history, politics, business, economics, and culture; topics may include Chinese business culture and relationships, local companies going global; business strategies of multinational companies in Chinese market; United States‑China trade relations; entrepreneurship, Chinese consumer, sustainability, and social responsibility. Prerequisites: ECON:1100 (06E:001) and ECON:1200 (06E:002). Requirements: 2.75 cumulative and UI g.p.a., and minimum of 30 s.h. completed prior to program.
 
ABRD:4439 (165:318) Chinese University of Hong Kong Exchange12 s.h.
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Accounting Exchange Program provides University of Iowa accounting students the ability to integrate a unique international experience with their academic program. Semester. Requirements: 3.00 UI and cumulative g.p.a., completion of one semester toward UI accounting major, and good academic standing.
 
ABRD:4440 (165:922) Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Exchangearr.
The University of Iowa and Hong Kong University of Science (HKUST) maintain a bilateral exchange agreement that allows engineering undergraduate students to study abroad in Hong Kong at HKUST; courses taught in English alongside with local students and other exchange students. Requirements: engineering major and 2.70 g.p.a.
 
ABRD:4441 (165:317) City University of Hong Kong Exchange12 s.h.
The University of Iowa and the City University of Hong Kong (CityU) have initiated an agreement allowing the schools to exchange students on a one‑to‑one ratio; one of the leading universities in Asia, CityU has a wide range of English‑taught classes; originally targeted toward science and engineering majors, this agreement is open to students in all majors; wide range of courses that meet academic needs of students in liberal arts and science, business, and engineering. Requirements: good academic and disciplinary standing.
 
ABRD:4442 (165:917) Seoul National University Exchange12 s.h.
The University of Iowa and Seoul National University (SNU) maintain a bilateral exchange agreement that allows students to study abroad in Korea at SNU; wide range of English‑taught classes offered in a number of different colleges including engineering, business, liberal arts, humanities, social science, and education. Requirements: sophomore or higher standing and minimum 3.00 g.p.a.
 
ABRD:4443 (165:918) Peking University Engineering Exchange3 s.h.
College of Engineering partnership with Peking University; wide range of engineering classes offered; intensive summer session. Requirements: engineering major and good academic standing.
 
ABRD:4510 (165:105) International Student Exchange Programarr.
Study on reciprocal exchange at foreign universities worldwide; some instruction in English. Year‑long, one semester, and summer options. Requirements: 40 s.h. of credit, g.p.a. of at least 3.00, and in some cases, command of a foreign language.
 
ABRD:4701 (165:848) University of KwaZulu-Natal Exchangearr.
Introduction to South African culture from varied academic perspectives, summer session. Enrollment in regular University courses; fall and spring semesters.
 
ABRD:4901 (165:311) Universidad Autónoma de Baja Journalism Exchange12 s.h.
Project VITAL students from Canada, the United States, and Mexico work to develop a better understanding and journalistic reporting of environmental, social, economic, and political issues surrounding management of continental water supplies in a variety of contexts, including impacts of global warming; exchange students and several hundred non‑exchange peers are connected to one another, faculty, and subject experts through individual journalistic projects, a series of special forums, and development of a project web site. Requirements: nomination by School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
 
ABRD:4902 (165:308) Universidad de Colima Journalism Exchange12 s.h.
Project VITAL students from Canada, the United States, and Mexico work to develop a better understanding and journalistic reporting of environmental, social, economic, and political issues surrounding management of continental water supplies in a variety of contexts, including impacts of global warming; exchange students and several hundred non‑exchange peers are connected to one another, faculty, and subject experts through individual journalistic projects, a series of special forums, and development of a project web site. Requirements: nomination by School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
 
ABRD:4903 (165:312) King's College Journalism Exchange12 s.h.
Project VITAL students from Canada, the United States, and Mexico work to develop a better understanding and journalistic reporting of environmental, social, economic, and political issues surrounding management of continental water supplies in a variety of contexts, including impacts of global warming; exchange students and several hundred non‑exchange peers are connected to one another, faculty, and subject experts through individual journalistic projects, a series of special forums, and development of a project web site. Requirements: nomination by School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
 
ABRD:4904 (165:313) Mount Royal College Journalism Exchange12 s.h.
Project VITAL students from Canada, the United States, and Mexico work to develop a better understanding and journalistic reporting of environmental, social, economic, and political issues surrounding management of continental water supplies in a variety of contexts, including impacts of global warming; exchange students and several hundred non‑exchange peers are connected to one another, faculty, and subject experts through individual journalistic projects, a series of special forums, and development of a project web site. Requirements: nomination by School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
 

Graduate

ABRD:6064 (165:314) Erasmus/Rotterdam School of Management Exchange9 s.h.
Reciprocal exchange program between The University of Iowa and Erasmus University Rotterdam; full‑time students in M.B.A. and M.Ac. programs study for a semester in Rotterdam, The Netherlands; students from Tippie School of Management take courses in Rotterdam School of Management during fall semester, students from M.Ac. program take courses offered through Rotterdam School of Management's Master Programme in Accounting and Control during spring semester. Requirements: completion of at least one year of graduate study prior to participation in exchange and good academic standing; at least three years of work experience and non‑Dutch citizen for M.B.A. student.
 
ABRD:6560 (165:841) International Perspectives: Engineeringarr.
Exploration of historical, cultural, social, economic, ethical, environmental, and/or political conditions that may affect engineering projects in a specific country or world region; location and topics vary.
 
ABRD:7670 (165:875) Overseas Writers Workshoparr.
Opportunity for students to meet with and have their creative nonfiction read and critiqued by prominent host country writers; location, dates, and duration vary.