Office of International Programs

Winter Field Studies

Explore the lively arts in London, learn about the traditions of Taiwan, or delve into the history and business culture of France!

Engage meaningfully with locals like this Rollins student in a classroom in Rwanda

Applications

  • Application Deadline: September 30, 2019 (unless otherwise noted)
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  • These programs are ALL spring semester courses so associated grades and credits will be issued in the spring semester.
  • Holt Students: To participate in a field study, Holt students must be currently enrolled in a degree program and matriculated through the initial admission review process (i.e. completed two semesters at Holt). Holt students must coordinate with advisors in Holt to confirm credit approval and acceptance. Graduate students may need to make special arrangements if the field study is only being offered for undergraduate credit. Holt students participating on CLA field studies pay the same price as CLA students.

BUS 395F: French Business Practices, History and Culture

Historically, France has long been known for its architecture, fine arts, food and wine. This field study will explore the cultural region of the Aquitaine region of France as well as the surrounding areas. Explore the architectural beauty and vineyards of Bordeaux and visit the castle of Henry IV while viewing the Pyrenees Mountains.  We will be visiting museums, cultural attractions and businesses. Program participants will have the opportunity to meet with local entrepreneurs, business leaders and government officials as we learn more about the historical importance of the region.  

  • Faculty Leader: Timothy Pett
  • Program Location: France (Bordeaux, Pau)
  • Tentative Travel Dates: January 2 - 12, 2020
  • Credits: 2 – Credit/No Credit
  • Prerequisites: Junior standing; Priority to Holt students and French majors.  
  • Course Requirements: Attendance at pre-travel meetings, participation in all on-site activities, video/ blog or slide show presentation, and 10-page reflection paper.
  • Anticipated Number of Students: 12
  • Tentative Program Fee: $2,700
  • Program Fee Includes: Tuition, program administration, emergency insurance, activities, accommodations, on-site transport, breakfasts, some dinners
  • Program Fee Does Not Include: Airfare (estimated at $1,800), passport, personal expenses, some meals (all lunches and some dinners)
  • Visa: Not required for US citizens

* All dates are tentative and subject to change depending on the final number of students, final costs and other considerations.

** Estimated costs for all programs are based on anticipated numbers of students, current exchange rates and commercial airfares. Costs are subject to change. Final prices will always be communicated to accepted students before they commit to the program.

CHN 200F: Explore Taiwan: Traditions and Post-modern Transformations

The island of Taiwan, formerly known as Formosa, is a modern wonder of economic renaissance but has experienced arduous trajectory of colonialization, cultural assimilation, and democratic modernization. Come join us for a 9-day journey that showcases the dynamic cultural and natural landscape of Taiwan. We'll meet college students, visit local indigenous villages, and experience the multifaceted cultural artifacts of modern Taiwan.

  • Faculty Leader: Li Wei
  • Student Site Leader: Kelsey Eelman
  • Program Location: Taiwan
  • Tentative Travel Dates: January 1 - 11, 2020 
  • Credits: 2 - Credit / No Credit
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Course Requirements: Attendance at pre-travel meetings, participation in all on-site activities, blog entries, post-trip reflection essay
  • Anticipated Number of Students: 8-12
  • Tentative Program Fee: $2,450
  • Program Fee Includes: Tuition, program administration, emergency insurance, activities, accommodations, on-site transportation, most meals, admission tickets, tour guides
  • Program Fee Does Not Include: Airfare (estimated at $1,500), passport, personal expenses, some meals
  • Visa: Not required for US citizens
  • Special Notifications: This field study involves extensive walking and certain diets can be difficult to maintain in Taiwan. Please contact IP for more information.

* All dates are tentative and subject to change depending on the final number of students, final costs and other considerations.

** Estimated costs for all programs are based on anticipated numbers of students, current exchange rates and commercial airfares. Costs are subject to change. Final prices will always be communicated to accepted students before they commit to the program.

INT 283F: Lively Arts in London

Ring in the New Year in London while seeing some of the world’s most famous art and attending the best theatre in the world. By day, students will tour museums, such as the British Museum (Rosetta Stone, Elgin Marbles), the National Gallery (Leonardo, Rubens, Caravaggio, Hogarth, Seurat), the Tate Modern (Picasso, Dali, Rothko, Warhol), and Courtauld Gallery (Degas, Manet, van Gogh). By night, students will attend the theatre, seeing West End productions, Off-West End shows, dance performances, improv performances, plus productions at the National Theatre and the Royal Court Theatre. International Business Majors: please note this will not count for your global experience requirement.

  • Faculty Leaders: William and Leslie Boles
  • Student Site Leader: Lili Bekuhrs
  • Program Location: London
  • Tentative Travel Dates: December 27, 2019 - January 4, 2020
  • Credits: 2 – Credit/No Credit
  • Prerequisites: None  
  • Course Requirements: Attendance at pre-travel meetings, participation in all on-site activities, blog entries, theatrical review, reflection papers.
  • Anticipated Number of Students: 18-22
  • Tentative Program Fee: $2,350
  • Program Fee Includes: Tuition, program administration, emergency insurance, activities, accommodations, on-site transport, breakfasts, some lunches
  • Program Fee Does Not Include: Airfare, passport, most meals, transportation in London, personal expenses 
  • Visa: Not required for US citizens
  • Special Notifications: Students should be prepared for daily walking.

* All dates are tentative and subject to change depending on the final number of students, final costs and other considerations.

** Estimated costs for all programs are based on anticipated numbers of students, current exchange rates and commercial airfares. Costs are subject to change. Final prices will always be communicated to accepted students before they commit to the program.