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James Madison University’s Center for Global Engagement is offering three unique study abroad opportunities for incoming first year students!

Dominican Republic | Global Engagement and Service Learning

Travel with other James Madison University students and faculty, participate in an exciting service learning experience at a local orphanage in Santo Domingo, and earn credits all before you officially start at JMU in the fall! This program is for incoming (deposited) first year JMU students only. Learn more at: Dominican Republic | Global Engagement and Service Learning.

Dates: August 4-15, 2019 

Course: UNST 190 – Global Engagement and Service Learning in the DR (3 credits)

Application Deadline:
May 31, 2019 (Apply Now for Priority!)

Program Director: Felix Wang, wangch@jmu.edu, 540-568-6273

Germany | Exploration of Migration and Culture

Travel with other James Madison University students and faculty to Frankfurt (Oder) and Berlin, Germany for an experiential overview of migration and culture, and earn credits all before you officially start at JMU in the fall! This program is for incoming (deposited) first year JMU students only. Learn more at: Germany | Exploration of Migration and Culture.

Dates: July 20-29, 2019 

Course: UNST 190 – The Exploration of Migration and Culture in Frankfurt (Oder), Germany (3 credits)

Application Deadline:
May 31, 2019 (Apply Now for Priority!)

Program Directors: 
Taryn Roberts, robertte@jmu.edu, 540-568-5509
Katie Sensabaugh, sensabkb@jmu.edu, 540-568-4346

London | First Semester (Fall 2019)

Incoming (deposited) first year students now have the opportunity to earn 16 James Madison University credits while studying in London for your first semester at JMU! Learn more at: JMU Semester in London.

Dates: September 4 - December 7, 2019

Courses: 

WRTC 103 (Gen Ed Cluster 1 writing requirement)

ARTH 316, HUM 200L, HUM 251L (Gen Ed Cluster 2)

MATH 103 (Gen Ed Cluster 3)

UNST 390 (University Studies - 1 credit)

General Elective classes chosen from a variety of areas including Theatre, Art History, and British History

Any student who has tested out of WRTC or MATH will take General Elective courses from other London offerings in History, Theatre, Politics, and Culture.

Application Deadline:
May 31, 2019 (Apply Now for Priority!)

Program Director: Dietrich Maune, maunedx@jmu.edu, 540-568-3039

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