Northern offers a variety of unique opportunities for students and community members to study and learn outside the United States. These opportunities are led by experienced faculty and come with the option to enroll in credit-bearing courses.
ECE 492 – Learning about Education Models in Italy
Instructors: Dr. Andria Moon, Dr. Gayle Bortnem
Travel Location: Italy- Milan, Florence & Rome
Travel Dates: June 2-10, 2016
Estimated Cost: $4,499
Course Description: The focus of this course will be to observe and experience educational programs such as Montessori and Reggio Emilia in Italy. The students will be immersed in the arts, language, and culture of Italy.
Course Dates: May 31-June 1, 2016
• All payments to be made to World Classrooms.
GER 460 – Study & Travel Abroad
MUS 492 – Study & Travel Abroad
Instructor: Dr. Ginny Lewis, Dr. Marcela Faflak
Travel Location: Germany: Berlin, Leipzig, Dresden, Prague, Terezin
Travel Dates: May 26-June 5, 2016
Estimated Cost: $4,102.46
Course Description: During this 11-day tour, participants will explore the German capital of Berlin and the Czech capital of Prague, with additional visits to Leipzig and Dresden, to learn about outstanding cultural achievements and landmarks of these vibrant cities. Participants will tour several unforgettable castles: Sanssouci, Charlottenburg, Cecilienhof, Neuer Palais, Zwinger, and Prague Castle. Historical churches such as the Gedächtniskirche in Berlin, Frauenkirche in Dresden, and St. Vitus Cathedral in Prague are also featured on our itinerary, alongside museums and memorials that commemorate crucial historical events and artistic accomplishments. Our stay will include two or three concerts in major performance venues.
This tour will take us to the following cities: Berlin, Leipzig, Dresden, Terezin, and Prague. Many exciting places are on our agenda: the Berlin Wall, Checkpoint Charlie, the Reichstag, Brandenburg Gate, KaDeWe department store, the Zwinger Palace in Dresden, St. Thomas Church in Leipzig, Theresienstadt Concentration Camp in Terezin, the Charles Bridge in Prague, as well as the Jewish Town, National Theater, Rodulfinum, and more.
Course Dates: Jan. 11-May 6, 2016