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  • Modern Dreams, Modern Nightmares: Vienna and Berlin in the Twentieth Century

    Berlin, Germany and Vienna, Austria
    This course examines the tumultuous history of the twentieth century through a central European lens, studying Vienna and Berlin as laboratories of the modern cultural and political movements that shook Europe between the late 1800s and the opening of the Berlin Wall in 1989. In particular, it explores how Germans and Austrians attempted to transform their societies by breaking from the recent... Read More
  • Cross-Cultural Psychology in Vienna, Austria

    Budapest, Hungary, Prague, Czech Republic, Vienna, Austria
    What is the meaning of life? Is it discoverable? Is the goal to gain power? Is it simply in finding pleasure? Is it through discerning your personal purpose and mission in life? Throughout time different theories have been proposed to answer this question. What if, in a matter of two weeks, you could ponder these ideas and come to your own conclusion? Would that search have the possibility to... Read More
  • Identity and Conflict in Austria, Croatia, and Bosnia

    Vienna, Graz, Split, Sarajevo, Austria, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Identity and Conflict in Austria, Croatia and Bosnia explores the ways in which a person’s sense of belonging to a group or connection to a place impacts the ways that they act politically. To do this, we will examine the roots of ethnicity, nationality and citizenship as well as the variety in the way that people experience belonging to a group and act upon that feeling of belonging.... Read More
  • JMU: Summer in Paris

    Paris, France
    The program is a six-week program offering nine credits in French. The Paris program offers two days of orientation, six weeks of courses, two one-day excursions to Strasbourg and Versailles. All weekends are reserved for free time and travel. Courses are given by French professors of French who teach at James Madison University or at other American universities during the academic year. All... Read More
  • JMU Internship in Germany

    Berlin, Germany
    Want on-the-job international preparation for our globalized world? This is the program for you. Students will have the opportunity to intern in a variety of fields, including, but not limited to business, engineering, finance, tourism, IT, media/communications, international relations, the nonprofit sector, German studies, and economics. The internships take place in Berlin, Germany's capital... Read More
  • History and Culture of Greece: Ancient to Modern

    Athens, Crete, Nafplion, Delphi and Thessaloniki, Greece
    In one programme, you can see the glories of ancient Greece, the medieval splendour of Byzantium and the storied history of a modern nation descended from the oldest culture in Europe, one of the major spiritual homes of Orthodox Christianity. History and Culture in Greece: Ancient to Modern comprehensively covers the entire period of Greek history and gives a broad understanding of the many... Read More
  • JMU Internship in Ireland

    Dublin, Ireland
    Want on-the-job international preparation for our globalized world? This is the program for you. Students will have the opportunity to intern in a variety of fields, including, but not limited to, marketing, agriculture, business, tourism, IT, media/communications, the nonprofit sector, journalism, design, and economics. The internships take place in Dublin, Ireland's capital and its... Read More
  • Summer in Reggio Calabria

    Reggio Calabria, Italy
    JMU’s Summer Program in Reggio Calabria is a four-week program in which students who have completed the first semester of the beginner level of the language, can earn 6 credits by attending classes in language and culture. The prerequisites established by the JMU Dept. of Foreign Languages, Literatures and Cultures will be followed for each course. Students attend classes every day, M-F,... Read More
  • Cross-Cultural Psychology in Perugia, Italy

    Perugia, Florence, Italy
    Have you always wanted to visit Italy? You are not alone! Why is it that so many people throughout the world want to visit and live in this beautiful country? Maybe you need to go there to understand! Then, when you return, perhaps you can implement into your daily life ideas such as, daily siestas, healthy eating (which includes pasta and gelato), and the Italian way of living each day... Read More
  • Michelangelo's Italy

    Florence, Rome, Italy
    “Michelangelo’s Italy” provides first-hand knowledge of the art and architecture of Italy through on-site visits to the archeological sites, monuments, and museums of Florence and Rome.   We begin our study by tracing Michelangelo’s origins in Florence, a city still devoted to its most famous son. Often referred to as the cradle of the Italian Renaissance, Florence... Read More
  • Summer in Urbino Italy: Documenting a Community

    Urbino, Italy
    The Urbino, Italy program engages students in a 4-week program where students choose a three credit experience from among multimedia storytelling (writing, photography, & video), magazine storytelling (longer-form writing & photography), and promotional video (video only - primarily for DVC concentrators). Students are together for many classes, but participate with separate faculty for the... Read More
  • Health Care in Spain: A Cross-cultural Exploration of Illness and Wellness and Global Health Care Leadership

    Tarragona, Spain
    In this course health students will explore the health care system of Tarragona, Catalunya, Spain, through a partnership with the Faculty of Nursing at Universitat Rovira I Virgili. Through an international lens, students will learn about the Spanish nursing profession and related health fields, as well as the unique history, language, and culture of this Catalonian region of Spain.  ... Read More
  • JMU Internship in Spain

    Valencia, Spain
    Want on-the-job international preparation for our globalized world? This is the program for you. Students have the opportunity to intern in a wide range of industries including Business, Education, Communication, Legal, Engineering, Health/Medical and Non-Profit. The internships take place in the beautiful coastal Mediterranean city of Valencia, Spain. JMU partner, Euroace, provides the... Read More
  • Dutch Design, Art, and the Humanities

    Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Haarlem, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    This study abroad program is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, with excursions in Rotterdam, Haarlem and Utrecht. Dutch art, design, and culture are central to the core of the program. We'll explore the rich past of Amsterdam from the 17th century to the present. For Art, this starts with the Golden Age of Dutch painting and ends with iconic imagery that challenges conventions. Dutch design... Read More
  • Dual Master's Degree in Spanish Language and Culture

    Salamanca, Spain | Harrisonburg, VA | Online
    Dual Master’s Degree in Spanish Language and Culture         for Educators and Teachers of Spanish as a Foreign Language   Dual Master’s Degree in Education at James Madison University (JMU), United States and University of Salamanca (USAL), Spain. The program leads to a Master in Education (M.Ed.) with a concentration in Spanish Language and... Read More

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