EIUC Summer School in Cinema Human Rights and Advocacy, August 26-Sept 4, 2019, Venice, Italy. Deadline: 30 April 2019.
The 14th edition of the Summer School in Cinema Human Rights and Advocacy is a training initiative jointly developed by the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) and Picture People. The 10-day intense training is aimed at young professionals wishing to broaden their understanding on the connections between human rights, films, digital media and video advocacy, to share ideas and foster participatory and critical thinking on urgent human rights issues, debate with experts and filmmakers from all over the world during the 76thVenice international Film Festival and learn how to use films as a tool for social and cultural change.
Study abroad summer 2019: Food Media, Communication and Trends Course, Rome, Italy, May 20-June 22, 2019.
Students have the possibility to earn three credits for this course from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. There are no prerequisites. The course is offered within the Critical Studies on Food in Italy Summer 2019 program which assists students in understanding the role of food in human cultures as well as the range of choices and values implicit in the foods eaten in Italy and elsewhere. Students can also select from the other courses provided in the program: Critical Studies on Food; Food, Nutrition, and Culture in Italy; Food Waste in Italy; Italian Language for Food and Business (Italian) (all 3 credits). Some scholarships are available.
Gustolab International also offers courses in Vietnam (June 30-July 27) and Japan (May 26-June 23).
Study Abroad in England: International Communication and Culture, Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Wroxton College, Oxfordshire, England, May 26 – June 7, 2019. Deadline: April 5, 2019.
MCOM 7002 / COMM 4070 International Communication and Culture is a 12-day seminar offered at Wroxton College each summer for graduate students in the MA in Communication and selected students from the BA in Communication Studies. The seminar consists of invited speakers, case studies, site visits, and leisure trips to London, Stratford, and Oxford.
The objective of the seminar is make students familiar with the cultural, historical, and political contexts in which professional and other interactions take place from a UK and European perspective. Students will also examine case studies conducted by UK media, advertising, and public relations practitioners which show how issues of culture, history, politics, and theory play out in actual corporate communication practice.
The 2019 course will take place from May 26 through June 7. Students completing the course receive three credits toward their degree. Students from the MBA program, the MA in Organizational Behavior, the BA in Communication Studies, and other universities and colleges may also register with permission of the course leader, Gary Radford.
Summer Intercultural Communication Study Abroad in Poland, May 13-27, 2019. Deadline: February 15, 2019.
Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) is now accepting applications for a two-week, 3 credit-hour study abroad program in Wroclaw, Poland. As the fourth largest city in Poland, Wroclaw is home to over 100,000 college students and considered Poland’s “tech hub.” Students will spend two weeks examining intercultural interaction from a communication perspective, with particular focus on coordinated management of meaning (CMM). They will explore issues of ethnicity, culture, gender and social/economic class, and participate in a two-day conference with communication students and faculty from the University of Wroclaw. The program also includes a visit to Auschwitz and museum tours including the National Museum, the Architectural Museum, and the Panorama.
Syracuse University Study Abroad London, May 16-June 14, 2019. Application Deadline: February 10, 2019.
Course options include: International Social Media and Public Relations Management. Students will study the best practices surrounding social media and PR in an international setting while experiencing some of the tremendous cultural and historical locations in London. In addition to classroom sessions, students will visit public relations agencies and organizations to learn the similarities and differences of the global practice of PR. Other course possibilities include: Global Citizens/Global Cities, International Advertising. As part of your program experience, you’ll go on a weekend-long trip to the Lake District, England’s largest National Park as well as a World Heritage Site, led by the Syracuse London staff.
Study abroad: Rhetoric and Performance in Greece, Villanova University, May 19-June 24, 2019. Deadline: Open until filled.
The Department of Communication at Villanova University announces its 2019 Summer Study Abroad in Greece program–and invites applications from undergraduate students across the United States. Admission is competitive; admissions are rolling and ongoing, and space is limited! Interested students should contact the 2019 Program Director, Dr. Bryan Crable, as soon as possible.
This five-week, 6-credit summer program is specifically designed to give Communication students important insights into the origin of the discipline and its relevance to contemporary public discourse. The program travels throughout Greece as it focuses on the history of the spoken word–and its relation to epic storytelling, oratory, drama, and the life of the polis. The program, run annually since 2001, welcomes students who are majoring & minoring in Communication and closely related fields, such as English, Classics, Humanities, Honors, etc.
This year’s program consists of two team-taught courses, one focusing on ancient Greek rhetoric and democracy, and the other on the rhetorical function of myth. The courses take place on ancient archaeological sites and on hotel grounds (including, often, the beach). The size of the program is also ideal, since two faculty members are accompanied by 20-22 students, from universities across the country. This creates a unique learning environment, one that fosters a close intellectual and personal bond between students and faculty.
Cagli, Italy Study Abroad: Communication and Culture, June 15-July 10, 2019. Early application Deadlines: December 20, 2018 for early application; February 1, 2019 for application.
The Project is available to students from any university. Students earn credits and study with faculty from the prestigious Sapienza University of Rome as well as professional media and American professors. Credits transfer to the home American university. Students can earn up to five graduate or undergraduate credits in communication in the cultural immersion project that stresses media convergence and media ecology. The program includes instruction in language and culture as well as photo, video, web design, writing and blogging. Instruction is in English.
National Expedition and Internship Program, Massey University, New Zealand, June 10 – July 19, 2019. Deadline: March 15, 2019.
Massey University’s National Expedition and Internship Program is open to undergraduate students from any university wishing to study, travel, and intern in New Zealand. Organised by the ACEJMC-accredited School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing, it begins with the two week ‘Image and Identity Tour’ taking students across both Islands to delve into how successful the brands and images of the tourism industry are at capturing the attention of people new to the country and culture. The tour finishes in the capital city of Wellington where students stay to complete a four week internship working on real world problems relevant to their degrees in Journalism, Media Studies, Public Relations, Advertising, Marketing, Communication, or related areas.
Study Abroad in New Zealand and Australia, Media and Society or Intercultural and International Communication, May 20 – June 13, 2019. Deadline: October 31, 2018.
Open to undergraduate and graduate students, who will experience the cultures first hand through visits to television and movie studios, live performances, guest lectures from professionals, and guided tours of museums, and cultural events. The program has been offered most summers since 2005 in conjunction with an established International Education Provider having safety and emergency procedures and personnel in place on site. The program is sponsored by Radford University and taught by Matthew Turner, Professor of Communication. Students can apply at: The application deadline is October 31. Thank you for your help.