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Study Abroad

STUDY ABROAD presents students with the opportunity for a semester of cultural immersion by enrolling in a host institution for full course credit. 茄子视频’s growing institutional partnerships in a number of regions around the world provide the capability to accommodate and enhance students' academic, cultural, and language interests. Students are expected to maintain their academic performance while advancing their personal skills through intercultural engagement. 


studyabroad@claflin.edu

Benefits of Study Abroad

Study Abroad Benefits

  • Expansion and extension of student networks.
  • Expansion of post-graduate options to include a global network of institutions of higher education.
  • Increased market competitiveness.
  • Expansion of possible scholarly collaborations.
  • Opportunity to learn about topics which concern specific regions.
  • Opportunity to participate in cross-cultural fieldwork
  • Opportunity to author/co-author cross-cultural studies.
  • Opportunity to present on topics or research findings before audiences differently diverse than one's national, cultural, or pedagogical origins. 

Student Skills

  • Interpersonal nimbleness 
  • Coping skills 
  • Cross-cultural communication skills 
  • Strategic thinking
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Open-mindedness
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Organization and time management skills
  • Personal initiative 
  • Leadership skills
  • Increased perspective
  • Innovative
  • Reduced risk taking aversion
  • Patience and perseverance
  • Self-reliance and responsibility

planning

  • Strategic Priorities

    The Mission of the Office of Global Education is to initiate and  to mediate opportunities for students and faculty to strategically engage the spaces, places and activities that promote the development of globally engaged citizenship and effective leadership. The intention is to graduate students who have 21st century skills and sensibilities and entrust them to become ambassadors equipped with these competencies and capabilities. Our institution is as loyalty is as firmly positioned in the cultivation of human capital as it is committed to growing human conscience.

     

    Programs housed within the Office of Global Education build from its mission and are strategically designed to spur cultivation of cross-cultural competencies and sensibilities linked to:

     

    Cosmopolitan Outlook

    Cognitive Complexity

    Explorative Disposition

    Intercultural Empathy

    Diverse Perspective

    Disposition of Reciprocity

  • Global Education Facts
  • Eligibility Requirements

     

    1. Current cumulative grade point average of (2.75 minimum).  
    2. Please see the Office of Financial Aid: 
              Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form (FAFSA)
              Complete further procedures and processes required for compliance with financial aid.
    3. Academic advisement and pre-registration are required for all students studying abroad.
    4. Students are expected to meet with their academic advisors and select appropriate coursework for the semester/period away as well as for the semester they expect to return to 茄子视频 University. 
    5. Students must register for the appropriate level of Study Abroad (STUD 200, 300, or 400) during the study abroad period. 
    6. The student should have no past or pending disciplinary issues that would prevent successful completion of a global education program.
    7. Students must have earned at least 30 credit hours at 茄子视频 University. 
  • Global Education Finances

    Spring Break Study Abroad:  Personal/family financing, loans; community or other fundraising.

     

    Summer Study Abroad:  Methods of payment are financial aid. Please note that qualification for financial aid requires being registered for at least six credit hours during the summer with room and board. The trip must include academic credit and travel must occur within the timeframe of summer school. Consult with a financial aid advisor in The Office of Financial Aid to discuss your financial aid options.

     

    Semester Study Abroad:  Methods of payment are financial aid. Please note that qualification for financial aid requires being registered for at least six credit hours during the summer with room and board. The trip must include academic credit and travel must occur during the semester. Consult with a financial aid advisor in The Office of Financial Aid to discuss your financial aid options.

     

     

     

Advising

  • Faculty-led Guides

    Faculty-led Guides: Please see the Office of Global Education for referral to faculty whose wealth of experience and knowledge in conducting faculty-led excursions can further prepare considerations for global engagement.

  • Student Advisors

    Student Advisors: Please see the Director of Global Education who can help you to find the appropriate student advisor for your global education considerations.

Application Process

  • Student Exchange Destinations

    Please contact the Office of Global Programs in 221 Grace T. Kelly Business and Communications Building to discuss studying abroad for a semester: 



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     , Tokyo, Japan  

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     , Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates 

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     , New Delhi, India  

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     Hellenic American University, Athens, Greece 


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     , Osaka, Japan 

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     , London, United Kingdom  

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     , Nairobi, Kenya 

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     , Zambia













     

  • Dates and Deadlines

    Dates and Deadlines:

    Spring study abroad deadline is October 1
    Summer and Fall study abroad deadline is March 1

    Planning for a quality global education experience with the goal of minimizing any challenges associated with your outbound transition will require strict adherence to deadlines. 

  • Prepare

  • Pre-departure Requirements

    Students participating in Global Education Programs should follow the steps below: 

    *Application requirements for internships are variable. Please see the Director of Global Education for consultation. Offerings will be announced.

    1. Seek guidance from faculty (academic) advisor about Global Education Programs in relation to their degree      
         programs and career interests/preparation. 
    2. Academic advisement and pre-registration are required for all students' participation in Global Education Programs.
    3. Students are expected to meet with their academic advisors and select appropriate coursework for the
        semester/period away as well as for the semester they expect to return to 茄子视频 University. 

    Students receiving financial aid, must comply with the same financial aid procedures that they follow when studying on campus at 茄子视频 University. Final approval by 茄子视频 University to engage Global Education Programs is not granted without completion of the requirements of financial aid. A stamped, approved course schedule and a copy of the Financial Aid Award Letter must be attached to relevant application forms.

    Students must register for the appropriate level of Study Abroad (STUD 200, 300, or 400) and acquire the signature of the Director of Global Education. 

    In an effort to provide a smooth transition between 茄子视频 University and the selected institution, students are encouraged to enroll in coursework that is applicable to their program of study. 

    All coursework taken at the visiting institution will be added to their official academic transcript upon receipt of their official grade reports.

    4. Faculty advisors will then alert the Office of Global Education of each student’s interest engaging in Global Education
        Programs. 

    5. Register and attend a Information Session hosted by The Office of Global Education.
    6. Complete relevant program application processes and other requirements.
    7. Contact the Experiential Learning Coordinator after acquiring the Director of Global Education's final signature on both the Study Abroad Application and the Study Away Application– MANDATORY.  
    8. Complete Pre-Global Perspective Inventory (GPI) – MANDATORY  
    9. Complete Global Education Programs.
  • Post-departure Requirements

    1. Complete Post Global Perspective Inventory (GPI) – MANDATORY  

    2. Visit the Office of Career Development in coordination with the Office of Global Education to discuss experience and update resume.

  • Health Preparation



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    Before you go abroad, learn what medical services your health insurance will cover overseas. If your health insurance policy provides coverage outside the United States, remember to carry both your insurance policy identity card as proof of insurance and a claim form.

  • Safety Preparations





     

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