Looking for a rewarding and exciting way to study? Studying abroad gives students a unique opportunity to learn while getting to know another culture, living in a different environment, learning a new language and being immersed in foreign customs and traditions.
Opportunities for studying abroad are available to a wide range of destinations and for lengths of time ranging from a couple of weeks to a full academic year.
The University of Wisconsin Milwaukee's Center for International Education - Overseas Programs and Partnerships administers the programs. More information on UWM Center for International Education.
The Center for Global Health and Equity coordinates study abroad programs for nursing students, and others with an interest in global health. In short-term programs, to countries including Malawi, Kenya, Mexico, South Korea, and China, students learn about the health care systems, practices, and beliefs of their host countries.
Two study abroad programs were offered during Winterim (approximately January 3 - January 18, 2015). Programs include airfare, lodging, in-country travel, most meals, and 3 credits (Nursing 297, 497, or 780).
"Traditional Chinese Medicine and Culture" led by Professor Hong Tao.
"Community Health in Kenya" led by Professor Penninah Kako.
More information, including program prices, the application process, and scholarship opportunities, will be available after July 15. More information on UWM study abroad programs.
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