Broaden your horizons

Take your learning experience to the next level by participating in one of the College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters study abroad programs. Students gain a global perspective through the college’s international partnerships and through study abroad opportunities in countries including Cyprus, Poland and Iceland. Current study abroad opportunities for CASL students are listed below. Visit the Office for International Affairs for a full list of opportunities to study abroad.

Upcoming Study Abroad Opportunities offered by the College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters:

  • French 390 (Learn More)

    February 22-March 4, 2018

    Join Professors Mannion and Scarlatta for a trip to France’s important sites of memory!

    French 390 will take us on a magical journey through the most important sites of France’s cultural memory:

    • The Catacombs in Paris
    • Roman ruins in the South of France
    • Roman and Gothic cathedrals
    • Renaissance castles, museums, including Le Louvre, royal palaces
    • Place de la Bastille 

    will bring France’s history and civilization alive, thus crystallizing a material memory that reconstructs France’s history and culture.

    The trip is meant to offer students a unique experience: by visiting these places and studying their imposing presence and meaning to France’s civilization, we will learn France’s struggles from the Roman conquest to the French Revolution!

  • U.S. Virgin Islands (Learn more)
    Description: Opportunity to live and study in the Caribbean, and to examine several environmental issues—theoretical and practical—in a tropical island setting. This program is a unique study and cultural experience, designed and taught by a UM-Dearborn faculty member. It will run during Spring Break week (10 days), and thus will not affect other winter term courses. Estimated cost $1300, not including airfare or tuition.
    Contact:  Prof. David Skrbina, philosophy (skrbina@umich.edu)
    Who May Enroll:  All UM-Dearborn students. 
    Prerequisite: one philosophy course or permission of instructor.
    Duration:  February 23 - March 5, 2018 
    Language of Instruction:  English

  • Greece – Athens (Learn more!)
    Description:  UM-D instructor led course, in Ancient Philosophy (Phil 301, 3 credits).  Course will be taught on-site at a local college in central Athens.  Campus is just a 20-minute walk from the Acropolis, Agora, and other major historical sites.  Housing will be in residential apartments near the school. Optional side trips to Rome or Santorini. UM-Dearborn scholarships and financial aid may apply. Estimated cost $2,200, not including airfare or tuition.
    Contact:  Prof. David Skrbina, philosophy (skrbina@umich.edu)
    Who May Enroll:  All UM-Dearborn students. 
    Prerequisite: one philosophy course or permission of instructor.
    Duration:  May 9 – June 6, 2018
    Language of Instruction:  English