Extended Deadline to Participate in USC Summer Excavation

Extended Deadline: Mon, March 23!

Participate in USC Summer Excavation, Ostia/Rome, Italy: June 8 – July 19, 2015
AHIS 325 (4 Units):”Roman Archaeological Excavation: Methods & Practice”

6 week program: 1 week of walking tours of Rome, 5 weeks of excavating at Ostia

(Students housed in apartments in the center of Rome)

No prerequisites or previous archaeological experience necessary: All instruction in English

For those interested in participating, please email Dr. John Pollini, Professor of Classical Art & Archaeology, Department of Art History, USC: pollini@usc.edu

Extended Deadline for the Rome Program

The Rome Program (May 21-July 10) is still accepting applications for this summer!
The application deadline for the up to eight-unit program is extended to March 13, 2015.

Applications available in the French and Italian Department 155 in Taper Hall.
Attached to this email you will find specifics about the program that offers Italian 120, 150, 220 224 and a Problem without Passport Course (Dornsife students and Italian Majors qualify to apply for a $3000 SURF grant).

For more information visit (and like) our Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/USCRomeSummerSession.

There’s Still Time . . . To Apply to Study Abroad Fall 2015

Greetings from Overseas Studies!

Fall 2015 study abroad applications due TODAY for most Dornsife programs. Be sure to drop off your application in THH 341 by 5pm.

And remember, there’s still time to apply to study abroad on our USC Madrid, USC Paris and University of Sussex programs. The deadline for these 3 programs is next Wednesday, 2/25. Stop by our office in THH 341 or email overseas@usc.edu for an application.

If you have any questions about any of our programs or the application process, please email: overseas@usc.edu or call 213.740.3636 for more information or to set up an advising appointment.

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See you soon!
The Overseas Studies Team

PWP Medellín Deadline: February 20

The deadline to apply for the Medellín PWP is this Friday, 20 February 2015.  This program will start in Bogotá and go on to Medellín to study at the EAFIT university.  In addition to visits to local sites, monuments, and museums, we will take a several-day trip to Cartagena to explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Students take two courses during the seven-week program.  The course taught in Spanish (USC faculty) is based on a Colombian high school civics text and requires a Spanish 220 (or equivalent) level. The second course is taught in English, by Colombian faculty, and focuses on the factors that led to the state of conflict in Medellín and its subsequent resolution.

Applications go directly to Gayle Vierma <vierma@usc.edu>, THH 343D.​

USC Paris Program Info Session

Want to learn more about studying abroad in Paris?  Join us for this session on Wednesday.  USC Paris Alumni will be available to answer any questions you might have about the program location, academics, housing, cultural adjustment, travel, finances and more!

USC Paris Program Info Session
Wednesday, February 11th 
4:00-5:00, VKC 111

HIGHLIGHTED PROGRAM FOR FALL 2015: USC PARIS

With both intermediate and advanced French options, our signature USC Paris Program is an amazing way to spend the fall semester. For four months you will focus on improving your French and enjoy fascinating classes, exciting excursions and daily life in the unforgettable City of Lights.

In addition to offering USC catalogue French, International Relations and Art History courses, advanced students can also find additional course offerings at our local university partners that can work well towards a number of majors.

We have multiple travel grants available for USC Paris.  Each semester the majority of students receive anywhere from $400 to $900 to support their study abroad, thus making Paris an accessible option for a wide range of students.

For more information on the program see our website.

USC Madrid Program Info Session

Want to learn more about studying abroad in Madrid?  Join us for this session on Wednesday.  USC Madrid Alumni will be available to answer any questions you might have about the program location, academics, housing, cultural adjustment, travel, finances and more!

  • USC Madrid Program Info Session
    Wednesday, February 11th  3:00-4:00, VKC 111

HIGHLIGHTED PROGRAM FOR FALL 2015: USC MADRID

With both intermediate and advanced Spanish options, our signature USC Madrid Program is an amazing way to spend the semester improving your Spanish, engaging with local madrileños and exploring the cultural and political capital of Spain.

In addition to offering USC catalogue Spanish, International Relations and Political Science courses, at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (our local university partner), students can also find additional course offerings that can work well towards a number of majors.

We have multiple scholarships and travel grants available for USC Madrid.  Each semester the majority of students receive anywhere from $600 to $3000 to support their study abroad, thus making Madrid an accessible option for a wide range of students.

For more information on the program see our website.

Upcoming Study Abroad Deadlines, Information Sessions, New Programs & Scholarships

Greetings from Overseas Studies!

Please find study abroad reminders and announcements below.  Our Overseas Studies Team is here to support you throughout the study abroad process so please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

UPCOMING INFORMATION SESSIONS

We have just added two more information sessions for next week.  Be sure to join us!

  • USC Madrid Program Info Session
    Wednesday, February 11th  3:00-4:00, VKC 111
  • USC Paris Program Info Session
    Wednesday, February 11th 
    4:00-5:00, VKC 111

UPCOMING DEADLINES

Applications for Fall 2015/Academic Year 15-16 study abroad programs are due soon. Please see our Apply section for more information on the application process. Application deadlines are listed below:

  • February 18th: All Dornsife Semester Programs
  • February 25th: USC Paris & USC Madrid

NEW & HIGHLIGHTED PROGRAMS

  • MAASTRICHT, THE NETHERLANDS: Starting Fall 2015, USC students can study at the Maastricht University, an international university that offers a wide range of courses in English and student-centered, problem-based learning. For more information.
  • DUBLIN, IRELAND: Starting Fall 2015, Economics, English, Philosophy and History majors can study at the prestigious Trinity College Dublin in Ireland’s capital city. For more information.
  • BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA: In addition to hundreds of courses for a wide range of majors, the University of Queensland offers the unique opportunity for Psychology students to conduct research through the Psychology Research Practicum. For more information.
  • USC PARIS: Spend the semester studying on our signature USC Paris program and enjoy four months of fascinating classes, exciting excursions and daily life in the unforgettable City of Lights. For more information.
  • USC MADRID: With both intermediate and advanced Spanish options, our signature USC Madrid Program is an amazing way to spend the semester improving your Spanish, engaging with local madrileños and exploring the cultural and political capital of Spain. For more information.

ADVISING INFORMATION

Interested in studying abroad and have questions?  Visit THH 341 for:

  • Drop-in Advising: Monday-Friday, January 12 through February 13 from 11:00-2:00
  • Meet with a Study Abroad Ambassador: Mondays & Wednesdays 10:00-11:00 & 2:00-3:00, Thursdays 2:00-3:00   Chat with one of our study abroad Ambassadors about their experiences abroad!

Our advisors are also available for appointments.  Please call our main office: (213) 740-3636 to schedule a meeting.

NEED MONEY TO STUDY ABROAD?

Contrary to popular opinion, studying abroad for a semester will not break the bank. Financial aid travels with you and program costs are often comparable to staying here in L.A.  Plus, there are a lot of scholarships available! For a full list of scholarships, refer to the scholarship page of our website and also be sure to read our information on costs.

Please note that the Gilman Scholarship application for summer 2015 and fall/academic year 2015-2016 programs to study or intern abroad is now open. The deadline to submit an application is March 3, 2015. Find more information via the Gilman website: http://www.iie.org/programs/gilman-scholarship-program

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See you soon!
The Overseas Studies Team