Faculty-Led Travel

Northern offers a variety of unique opportunities for students and community members to study and learn outside the U.S., led by experienced faculty and including the option to enroll in credit-bearing courses.

HISTORICAL ANATOMISTS OF ITALY

Dates: POSTPONED until summer 2021

Credits: 1

Application

  • Start with a tour of Rome and an exciting guided tour of the Colosseum
  • Experience the Galileo Museum and a Leonardo Da Vinci Workshop in Florence
  • Explore Siena and Lucca
  • Visit the Leaning Tower of Pisa with its spectacular views
  • Enjoy a visit to Museo Della Scala, one of the first Medieval hospitals
  • Visit Duomo di Siena, a Gothic-style building with works from Donatello and Michelangelo
  • Travel to Bologna for an afternoon of cultural activities
  • Enjoy a guided tour of the ancient and historic city of Bologna
  • Visit the Bologna market square while tasting excellent local cuisine
  • In Bologna, visit Cattaneo Anatomical Wax Museum
  • Experience Rome while participating in a service learning project

Register for BIOL 492 (1 credit)

Please email studyabroad@northern.edu.

 

Contact:

Dr. Alyssa Kiesow, professor of biology

Science Center 119

605-626-7707

alyssa.kiesow@northern.edu

 

Dr. Amy Dolan, assistant professor of biology

Science Center 121

605-626-2620

amy.dolan@northern.edu

 

 

 

HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY OF PERU

Dates: POSTPONED until summer 2021

Credits: 1-3

Application

  • Explore one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Machu Picchu
  • Experience Peru’s biodiversity with a guided hike and canoe trips through the Tambopata National Reserve in Peru’s Amazon
  • Walk the Maras Salt Pans, which have been harvested since the Incan Empire
  • Tour the downtowns of Cusco and Lima with local guides
  • Take in the natural beauty and rich history of the Sacred Valley of the Incas
  • Enjoy a cultural performance with live music and traditional Peruvian dancing
  • Visit an archaeological museum with the world’s largest private collection of pre-Columbian art
  • Spend a day with a local community learning about daily life, agriculture, and arts in rural Peru
  • Explore the Amazon rainforest with a walk across a network of hanging bridges through the forest canopy

Register for GEOG 492 or HIST 492 (1-3 credits)

Please email studyabroad@northern.edu.

 

Contact:

Dr. Erin H. Fouberg, professor of geography

Tech Center 361

605-626-3456

erin.fouberg@northern.edu 

 

Dr. Steven Usitalo, professor of history

Tech Center 369

605-626-3224

steven.usitalo@northern.edu

 

 

 

GLOBAL EDUCATION IN CENTRAL EUROPE

Poland and Czech Republic

Dates: POSTPONED until summer 2021

Credits: 1-3

Application

  • Visit the Prague castle and Jewish Quarter in Prague, Czech Republic
  • Explore the Kraków Cloth Hall in Lesser Poland. Kraków Cloth Hall is the central feature of the main market square in the old town
  • Enjoy the Gothic architecture at St. Mary's Basilica
  • Tour the Wawel Royal Castle and the Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Tour the Royal Castle and visit Łazienki Park, the largest park in Warsaw
  • Visit a grammar school in Warsaw
  • Visit the Palace of Science and Culture, St. Anne’s Church, St. Catherine’s Church and Saxon Garden
  • Explore the World War II Museum and enjoy the Sopot beach in Gdansk

Register for EDFN 492/592: Global Education (1-3 credits)

Please email studyabroad@northern.edu.

 

Contact:

Dr. Anna Schwan, assistant professor

Gerber 140

605-626-2570

anna.schwan@northern.edu

 

Dr. Andria Moon, assistant professor of elementary education/early childhood

Gerber 141

605-626-3159

andria.moon@northern.edu

Study Abroad South Dakota

Learn about faculty-led travel options available to all students from any South Dakota Board of Regents institution at the Study Abroad South Dakota website!