Study Abroad Fair 2020

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Where do you want to study abroad? Click on pins to join sessions at our fair!

 

Special Topic Presentations (Recordings Coming Soon)

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10 AM Presentations

>> HOW TO GET STARTED | Get the inside scoop on how to get started on the right foot for your international experience of a lifetime! Presenters: UMD Study Abroad Peer Advisor, Courtney Cornelius. Add to your Google calendar >

>> CROATIA • Zagreb School of Economics & Management | Una Barkovic will give a general presentation about ZSEM study programs and life in Zagreb and Croatia. This location is great for business students! Add to your Google calendar >

>> IRELAND • NUI GALWAY | Meet with Dr. Cyrl Reddington from the National University Ireland in Galway to learn about what it's like to study abroad there. Add to your Google calendar >

>> IRELAND • UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN | Ellen Carleton O'Brien is zooming in all the way from Dublin to give an overview of all programs available there. Add to your Google calendar > 

>> MEXICO • UPAEP | Meet with Elisa Kuhn, Zooming in from the Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla in Mexico to learn all about life at the university and all the activities international students can participate in! Add to your Google calendar >

>> SCOTLAND • UNIVERSITY OF STIRLING | Ciara McNally is here from Stirling, Scotland to provide tips on what to expect when studying there for a semester, year, or at their International Summer School Programme with time at the end for Q+A! Add to your Google calendar >

>> SPAIN • UNIVERSIDAD DEUSTO |  Meet with Itziar Muñoz who's here all the way from Bilbao, Spain to talk about studying abroad at the University of Deusto! Add to your Google calendar > 

>> SWEDEN • UMEÅ UNIVERSITY | Emma Akgöz will talk all about exchange studies under the Northern Lights at Umeå University! Learn about the university's surroundings and the many opportunities to explore nature, take part in sports, and engage in the international community in Umeå, Sweden. Add to your Google calendar >

>> ALL ABOUT ITALY • FLORENCE & ROME | Learn about our programs in Italy from Hannah Olevson, our study abroad partner organization API! Add to your Google calendar >

>> LEARNING ABROAD CENTER | The UMTC's Learning Abroad Center is a leader in study abroad programming. With 200 programs in over 60 countries, there is a wide variety of unique options to choose from. Meet with Maria Wentworth to learn more! Add to your Google calendar >

>> SO YOU WANT TO STUDY ABROAD | Join a 30-minute info-session covering the basics of CIS Abroad programs (one of our partner organizations) to learn about funding opportunities, academics, and program opportunities from Kent Moore! Add to your Google calendar > 

11 AM Presentations

>> ALL ABOUT FINANCES | So you want to talk about money. Learn how to compare program costs, get budget tips, get financial details on how billing and fees, and get information about financial aid, our deferred payment program, and scholarship opportunities! Presenters: UMD Study Abroad staff Cathy Caine and Kim Hurst, Theresa Orso from Financial Aid. Add to your Google calendar > 

>> IRELAND • UNIVERSITY OF LIMERICK | Join Katherine Martin, who's zooming in from Limerick, Ireland to get an overview of the Study Abroad Program at UL and with open Q&A. Add to your Google calendar > 

>> IRELAND • UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN • SOCIAL SCIENCES | Ellen Carleton O'Brien, joining us from Dublin, Ireland to learn about the study abroad Social Sciences programs at UCD! Add to your Google calendar > 

>> INTRO TO AIFS PROGRAMS | Join Damien Marshall to learn about our partner provider AIFS and all of the programs they offer around the world. Add to your Google calendar > 

12 PM Presentations

>> RETURNED STUDENT PANEL | Want to know what it's really like? Let returned UMD students provide tips and tricks but also share their experiences from humorous to nerve-wracking to awe-inspiring and more from their times abroad. Come with questions! Add to your Google calendar > 

>> IRELAND • UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN • BUSINESS PROGRAMS | Ellen Carleton O'Brien, joining us from Dublin, Ireland to learn about the study abroad Business programs at UCD! Add to your Google calendar >

>> ALL ABOUT FINANCES | So you want to talk about money. Learn how to compare program costs, get budget tips, get financial details on how billing and fees, and get information about financial aid, our deferred payment program, and scholarship opportunities! Presenters: UMD Study Abroad staff Cathy Caine and Kim Hurst, along with Theresa Orso from Financial Aid. Add to your Google calendar >

1 PM Presentations

>> HOW TO GET STARTEDGet the inside scoop on how to get started on the right foot for your international experience of a lifetime! Presenters: UMD Peer Advisor, Courtney Cornelius. Add to your Google calendar >

>> IRELAND • UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN | Ellen Carleton O'Brien, joining us from Dublin, Ireland will provide an overview of all programs at UCD and leave time for Q&A! Add to your Google calendar >

>> NEW ZEALAND • UNIVERSITY OF WAIKATO | Study Abroad at the University of Waikato in Hamilton, New Zealand! Stop in and meet Charlotte Blackwell for a chance to hear about the student experience, available academic areas, and answer any questions from keen students. Add to your Google calendar >

>> RETURNED STUDENT PANEL | Want to know what it's really like? Let returned UMD students provide tips and tricks but also share their experiences from humorous to nerve-wracking to awe-inspiring and more from their times abroad. Come with questions! Add to your Google calendar >

>> USAC 101 | Joel Freeman will give the 101 about USAC's affordable study abroad programs in every region of the world. Add to your Google calendar >

Live Drop-in Rooms for Q&A (Only open on Oct.15)

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10 AM Drop-in Rooms

>> WELCOME ROOM | Questions about what to attend at the fair? The welcome room is open from 9:30 AM–2 PM. Stop by and say hi!  Add to your Google calendar >

>> UMD SEMESTER PROGRAMS | Meet with UMD Study Abroad coordinator Jerolyn Bruns to talk about programs in Australia, Croatia, Finland, Germany, Mexico, New Zealand, & SwedenAdd to your Google calendar >

>> UMD SEMESTER & STUDENT TEACHING PROGRAMS | Meet with UMD Study Abroad Coordinator Levi Drevlow to talk about our semester programs in England, Ireland, Italy, Spain, and student teaching programs in Croatia, Ireland, & SloveniaAdd to your Google calendar >

>> UMD FACULTY-LED PROGRAMS | Want to take a course abroad with a UMD Faculty member and go with a group of UMD students? Learn more about our 2021 & 2022 winter break, May, or summer programs from our Associate Director, Lyndsey Andersen. Add to your Google calendar > 

>> IRELAND • NUI GALWAY | Meet with Dr. Cyrl Reddington from the National University Ireland in Galway to ask one-on-one questions about what it's like to study abroad there. Add to your Google calendar >

>> JAMAICA • FACULTY-LED • JAMAICA: Roots & Rebellion Winter Break 2022 | Meet with program leaders David Woodward and Hilary Kowino to learn about this unique course. Explore the rich cultural history of Jamaica, its resistance to colonialism and slavery, the roots of Reggae music, and the consequences of globalization. Add to your Google calendar >

>> NEW ZEALAND • UNIVERSITY OF WAIKATO | Study Abroad at the University of Waikato in Hamilton, New Zealand! Stop in for a chance to talk with Charlotte Blackwell, who's here all the way from Hamilton, to answer your questions about what it's like to study there. Add to your Google calendar >

>> POLAND • FACULTY-LED • JEWS & POLES: Entangled Lives | May Session 2022 | Meet with professors Natalie Belsky & Deborah Petersen-Perlman to learn about their program which will bring you face to face with the history of the Holocaust by visiting and engaging with key sites in Hitler's killing grounds in Poland. Add to your Google calendar >

>> AIFS PROGRAMS | Join Damien Marshall our representative from AIFS (American Institute for Foreign Study), one of our study abroad program providers for Q&A about the variety of programs they offer all over the globe. Add to your Google calendar >

>> ASA PROGRAMS | Mary Meadows from our study abroad program provider ASA (Academic Studies Abroad) is here to talk about our co-sponsor programs in Argentina & Spain, along with tons of other opportunities available through them! Add to your Google calendar >

>> CEA PROGRAMS | Jon Jorgenson from CEA (Center for Education Abroad) will share information about our program in Aix-en-Provence, France, as well as other locations they offer around the world. Add to your Google calendar >

>> ISA PROGRAMS | Alex Halvorson from ISA (International Studies Abroad) is here to talk about our co-sponsor programs they offer in Australia, Chile, Costa Rica, China, Czech Republic, New Zealand, Peru, South Korea, & SpainAdd to your Google calendar >

>> USAC PROGRAMS  | Joel Freeman will give one-on-one info about the affordable study abroad programs offered by USAC (University Studies Abroad Consortium) in every region of the world. Add to your Google calendar >

11 AM Drop-in Rooms

>> WELCOME ROOM | Questions about what to attend at the fair? The welcome room is open from 9:30 AM–2 PM. Stop by and say hi!  Add to your Google calendar >

>> UMD SUMMER PROGRAMS | Meet with UMD Study Abroad coordinator Jerolyn Bruns to talk about summer programs in Croatia, Finland, Ireland, Mexico, Scotland, & SwedenAdd to your Google calendar >

>> UMD SEMESTER & STUDENT TEACHING PROGRAMS | Meet with UMD Study Abroad Coordinator Levi Drevlow to talk about our semester programs in England, Ireland, Italy, Spain, and student teaching programs in Croatia, Ireland, & SloveniaAdd to your Google calendar >

>> UMD FACULTY-LED PROGRAMS | Want to take a course abroad with a UMD Faculty member and go with a group of UMD students? Learn more about our 2021 & 2022 winter break, May, or summer programs from our Associate Director, Lyndsey Andersen. Add to your Google calendar >

>> CROATIA • Zagreb School of Economics & Management | Una Barkovic will be here live to talk about ZSEM study programs and life in Zagreb and Croatia. This location is great for business students! Add to your Google calendar >

>> IRELAND • NUI GALWAY | Meet with Dr. Cyrl Reddington from the National University Ireland in Galway to learn about what it's like to study abroad there! Add to your Google calendar >

>> JAMAICA • FACULTY-LED • Jamaica: Roots & Rebellion Winter Break 2022 | Meet with program leaders David Woodward and Hilary Kowino to learn about this unique course. Explore the rich cultural history of Jamaica, its resistance to colonialism and slavery, the roots of Reggae music, and the consequences of globalization. Add to your Google calendar >

>> NEW ZEALAND • UNIVERSITY OF WAIKATO | Study Abroad at the University of Waikato in Hamilton, New Zealand! Stop in for a chance to talk with Charlotte Blackwell, who's here all the way from Hamilton, to answer your questions about what it's like to study there. Add to your Google calendar > 

>> POLAND • FACULTY-LED • JEWS & POLES: Entangled Lives | May Session 2022 | Meet with professors Natalie Belsky & Deborah Petersen-Perlman to learn about their program which will bring you face to face with the history of the Holocaust by visiting and engaging with key sites in Hitler's killing grounds in Poland. Add to your Google calendar >

>> SCOTLAND • UNIVERSITY OF STIRLING | Ciara McNally is here from Stirling, Scotland to provide tips on what to expect when studying there for a semester, year, or at their International Summer School Programme! Add to your Google calendar >

>> SPAIN • FACULTY-LED • Language & Culture in Spain | Summer Session 2022 | (6 Credits, 3 options):  Spanish for Spanish (in Spanish), for business (in English), for health and science (in English). Study at the prestigious University of Salamanca in Spain (est. 1218) in one of the most impressive World Heritage Renaissance cities of Europe! Add to your Google calendar >

>> SPAIN • UNIVERSIDAD DEUSTO | Meet with Itziar Muñoz who's here all the way from Bilbao, Spain for one-on-one questions to talk about studying abroad at the University of Deusto!  Add to your Google calendar >

>> API PROGRAMS | Learn about our cosponsor programs in Florence and Rome, Italy, along with a multitude of other locations, from Hannah Olevson, our representative from our study abroad partner organization API (Academic Programs International)! Add to your Google calendar >

>> ASA PROGRAMS | Mary Meadows from our study abroad program provider ASA (Academic Studies Abroad) is here to talk about our co-sponsor programs in Argentina & Spain, along with tons of other opportunities available through them! Add to your Google calendar >

>> ISA PROGRAMS | Alex Halvorson from ISA (International Studies Abroad) is here to talk about our co-sponsor programs they offer in Australia, Chile, Costa Rica, China, Czech Republic, New Zealand, Peru, South Korea, & SpainAdd to your Google calendar >

>> LEARNING ABROAD CENTER | The UMTC's Learning Abroad Center is a leader in study abroad programming. With 200 programs in over 60 countries, there is a wide variety of unique options to choose from. Meet with Maria Wentworth to learn more! Add to your Google calendar >

>> USAC PROGRAMS  | Joel Freeman will give one-on-one info about the affordable study abroad programs offered by USAC (University Studies Abroad Consortium) in every region of the world. Add to your Google calendar >

12 PM Drop-in Zoom Rooms

>> WELCOME ROOM | Questions about what to attend at the fair? The welcome room is open from 9:30 AM–2 PM. Stop by and say hi!  Add to your Google calendar >

>> UMD SEMESTER PROGRAMS | Meet with UMD Study Abroad coordinator Jerolyn Bruns to talk about programs in Australia, Croatia, Finland, Germany, Mexico, New Zealand, & SwedenAdd to your Google calendar >

>> UMD SEMESTER & STUDENT TEACHING PROGRAMS | Meet with UMD Study Abroad Coordinator Levi Drevlow to talk about our semester programs in England, Ireland, Italy, Spain, and student teaching programs in Croatia, Ireland, & SloveniaAdd to your Google calendar >

>> UMD FACULTY-LED PROGRAMS | Want to take a course abroad with a UMD Faculty member and go with a group of UMD students? Learn more about our 2021 & 2022 winter break, May, or summer programs from our Associate Director, Lyndsey Andersen. Add to your Google calendar >

>> JAMAICA • FACULTY-LED • Jamaica: Roots & Rebellion Winter Break 2022 | Meet with program leaders David Woodward and Hilary Kowino to learn about this unique course. Explore the rich cultural history of Jamaica, its resistance to colonialism and slavery, the roots of Reggae music, and the consequences of globalization. (Note: This session is open from 12–12:25 PM) Add to your Google calendar >

>> NEW ZEALAND • UNIVERSITY OF WAIKATO | Study Abroad at the University of Waikato in Hamilton, New Zealand! Stop in for a chance to talk with Charlotte Blackwell, who's here all the way from Hamilton, to answer your questions about what it's like to study there. Add to your Google calendar >

>> POLAND • FACULTY-LED • JEWS & POLES: Entangled Lives | May Session 2022 | Meet with professors Natalie Belsky & Deborah Petersen-Perlman to learn about their program which will bring you face to face with the history of the Holocaust by visiting and engaging with key sites in Hitler's killing grounds in Poland. Add to your Google calendar >

>> AIFS PROGRAMS | Join Damien Marshall our representative from AIFS (American Institute for Foreign Study), one of our study abroad program providers for Q&A about the variety of programs they offer all over the globe. Add to your Google calendar >

>> API PROGRAMS | Learn about our cosponsor programs in Florence and Rome, Italy, along with a multitude of other locations, from Hannah Olevson, our representative from our study abroad partner organization API (Academic Programs International)! Add to your Google calendar >

>> ASA PROGRAMS | Mary Meadows from our study abroad program provider ASA (Academic Studies Abroad) is here to talk about our co-sponsor programs in Argentina & Spain, along with tons of other opportunities available through them! Add to your Google calendar >

>> ISA PROGRAMS | Alex Halvorson from ISA (International Studies Abroad) is here to talk about our co-sponsor programs they offer in Australia, Chile, Costa Rica, China, Czech Republic, New Zealand, Peru, South Korea, & SpainAdd to your Google calendar >

>> USAC PROGRAMS  | Joel Freeman will give one-on-one info about the affordable study abroad programs offered by USAC (University Studies Abroad Consortium) in every region of the world. Add to your Google calendar >

1 PM Drop-in Rooms

>> WELCOME ROOM | Questions about what to attend at the fair? The welcome room is open from 9:30 AM–2 PM. Stop by and say hi!  Add to your Google calendar >

>> UMD SUMMER PROGRAMS | Meet with UMD Study Abroad coordinator Jerolyn Bruns to talk about summer programs in Croatia, Finland, Ireland, Mexico, Scotland, & SwedenAdd to your Google calendar >

>> UMD SEMESTER & STUDENT TEACHING PROGRAMS | Meet with UMD Study Abroad Coordinator Levi Drevlow to talk about our semester programs in England, Ireland, Italy, Spain, and student teaching programs in Croatia, Ireland, & SloveniaAdd to your Google calendar >

>> UMD FACULTY-LED PROGRAMS | Want to take a course abroad with a UMD Faculty member and go with a group of UMD students? Learn more about our 2021 & 2022 winter break, May, or summer programs from our Associate Director, Lyndsey Andersen. Add to your Google calendar >

>> CHINA • FACULTY-LED • LANGUAGE & CULTURE IN CHINA | May Session 2021 | Meet professor Weiqing Zhang to learn about a 6-week summer study abroad program in which you will immerse yourself in Chinese language and culture. Add to your Google calendar >

>> AIFS PROGRAMS | Join Damien Marshall our representative from AIFS (American Institute for Foreign Study), one of our study abroad program providers for Q&A about the variety of programs they offer all over the globe. Add to your Google calendar >

>> API PROGRAMS | Learn about our cosponsor programs in Florence and Rome, Italy, along with a multitude of other locations, from Hannah Olevson, our representative from our study abroad partner organization API (Academic Programs International)! Add to your Google calendar >

>> ASA PROGRAMS | Mary Meadows from our study abroad program provider ASA (Academic Studies Abroad) is here to talk about our co-sponsor programs in Argentina & Spain, along with tons of other opportunities available through them! Add to your Google calendar >

>> CIS ABROAD PROGRAMS | Meet with Kent Moore from CIS Abroad (one of our partner organizations) to talk about the many locations they offer study abroad programs around the world. Add to your Google calendar >

>> ISA PROGRAMS | Alex Halvorson from ISA (International Studies Abroad) is here to talk about our co-sponsor programs they offer in Australia, Chile, Costa Rica, China, Czech Republic, New Zealand, Peru, South Korea, & SpainAdd to your Google calendar >

>> LEARNING ABROAD CENTER | The UMTC's Learning Abroad Center is a leader in study abroad programming. With 200 programs in over 60 countries, there is a wide variety of unique options to choose from. Meet with Maria Wentworth to learn more!  Add to your Google calendar >

Join UMD Study Abroad Staff Zoom-rooms

Meet our semester, year, and summer staff coordinators Levi Drevlow and Jerolyn Bruns to learn more about the UMD programs we manage directly with our universities abroad.

UMD Faculty-led Programs

These programs give you the chance to take a course with UMD faculty and travel along with a group of UMD students abroad. 

Meet Associate Director, Lyndsey Andersen to learn more about May, summer, and winter break Faculty-Led Program options. A few of our faculty will also provide drop-in sessions so you can learn more detailed information about their specific programs!

Presentations by UMD staff & students

Meet with our UMD study abroad staff and peer advisors to learn about getting started, finances, and hear from returned students!

Join our Study Abroad Fair Guests' Zoom-rooms

Scroll through and join to talk with staff from our partner international universities, as well as, our partner study abroad organizations. Come with questions and bring a friend!

Ready to take the next steps?