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"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime." Mark Twain
Fort Hays State University has an extensive study abroad program, offering the students the opportunity to enroll in a foreign university for a summer, a semester or an entire year. Financial Aid is available for nearly all eligible students taking part in study abroad opportunities.
From backpacking across Spain to touring historic and cultural sites in Germany, from studying in modern and vibrant city of Barcelona to visiting beautiful, remote villages in Peru: there is something for everyone! The FHSU Department of Modern Languages continuously offers a number of Travel / Study Abroad opportunities that students can take for credit or not-for-credit.
Semester Study Abroad: Essen, GermanySpend a semester on a direct study exchange at FHSU's partner University of Duisburg-Essen. Choice of courses is dependent on the applicant's level of competence in German. Credits earned transferable to FHSU.For more info, contact Max Maximov
Summer Study Abroad: Essen, GermanyA 4-week program at the University of Duisburg-Essen. Students study language and culture, and participate in excursions to nearby sights and cities, such as Cologne, Bonn and Amsterdam. Free time to travel & explore on your own / with friends. Program includes tuition (5 or 6 credit hours transferable to FHSU), single room with bathroom and free travel within the region. Program is FREE to FHSU students, students pay only for air fare and meals / spending money. Scholarships may be available.For more info, contact Max Maximov
Spring Break Travel Abroad: Camino de Santiago Backpacking in EuropeFrom the middle ages, the Camino has drawn millions of pilgrims to the city of Santiago de Compostela to worship at the tomb of Apostle James. This tradition still permeates from the medieval churches and basilicas, from the hills, forests and brooks which the Camino traverses. Today, the Way of St. James is walked by people of all ages and from across the world. Accommodations in local hostels, 2 or 3 credit hours, Scholarships available.For more info, contact Max Maximov
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Fall Break 2014: Chiloé, ChileNovember 20 - December 1, 2014Additional information meeting: Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at the Pioneer Room in the Memorial UnionApplications due September 19, 2014!Chile Fall Break 2014 Form & Instructions For more info, contact Max Maximov
Summer 2014 Study Abroad: Essen, GermanyUniversity of Duisburg-Essen Applications will open in September 2014! Contact Max Maximov with any questions.
Spring Break 2014: Camino de Santiago - el Camino FrancésFrom Astorga, France to Santiago de Compostela, Spain (260 km.)Applications will open in September 2014! Contact Max Maximov
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