Viterbo Short-term Study Abroad
Several courses are taught on campus, during the fall,
spring, or summer terms and include one to five weeks at the end of the
semester in the culture being studied. These courses require a special
application and acceptance before students are allowed to register for
them. Student participants apply for the course the semester before it
is offered. For those offered in spring 2012, the application
along with the $100 non-refundable application fee is due by Monday, Oct.
31, 2011. These courses are taught and guided by Viterbo faculty. They
are offered on an occasional basis.
Opera in Europe (December 27, 2011 - January 10, 2012)
Theatre in the City: London (December 28, 2011 to January 10, 2012)
Clinical Experience in Guatemala (February 17-26, 2012)
Nursing Clinicals in Belize (Spring of 2012)
Christianity in the Ancient World: Italy (May 23 - June 6, 2012)
VU Seminar 292- Awareness through Experience in the Spanish Speaking World (March 3 - 10, 2012)
Franciscan Spirituality (Next offered Spring break 2013)
The Ecology of Belize (Next Offered Spring 2013)
Majestic China: A Journey into Past and Present (Next offered Spring 2013)
International Business in China (Next offered Spring 2013)
Medicine and Nursing in Japan (Offered on Occasion)
CURRENT SHORT TERM COURSES
Opera in Europe
Opera study course (one credit) with a Europe travel component from
December 27, 2011-January 10, 2012 to Germany, Austria, and Italy to see
productions in the Vienna and Munich state Opera Houses and the La
Scala in Milan. The productions on the 2011/12 season are: Le Nozze di
Figaro, Don Giovanni, Die Fledermaus, L’elisir d’amore, and Die
Zauberflöte The trip will conclude with a three day tour of Florence,
Assisi and Rome to study the heritage of Viterbo.
Estimated cost: $3400
Instructor: Dan Johnson-Wilmot
Theatre in the City: London
Travel to London, England to experience the rich cultural and performing
arts heritage of this amazing city. The course begins in fall semester
with a series of on-campus classes devoted to the study and research of
London theatre, and culminates in a required field trip in January
(between semesters) to see and experience professional theatre in London
including five-ten plays/musicals, workshops, lectures, backstage tours
and opportunities to visit museums, art galleries and theatre schools.
Estimated cost: $3400
Instructor: Rick Walters, David Gardiner
Christianity in the Ancient World: Italy
Explore the Mediterranean world environment of the Greeks and Romans
during the development of Christianity until the end of Roman
civilization. Study on campus first, then visit Italy and see for
yourself the magnificent sites Italy has to offer including the Teatro
Greco in Sicily, the city of Viterbo, Italy, the Colosseum, Vatican, St.
Peter’s Basilica & more! Approximately travel dates of May 23- June
Estimated cost: $3900-$4400.
Instructor: Keith Knutson
VU Mission Seminar: Awareness through Experience in the Spanish Speaking World
This is a study abroad course designed to develop an awareness of the
cultures and peoples in the Spanish-speaking world through immersion.
The experience includes opportunities to interact with the people in
rural and urban communities to learn from them about political, social,
religious, and economic realities. Prerequisite: any 100 level VUSM
course. Permission of department and study abroad committee required.
Cost: Estimated: $2500-$3000.
Instructors: Jesus Jambrina
Watch your email, and the Lumen for advertisements about these courses, or visit the Office of Global Education (Murphy Center room 373) for information.
Next Step? Print off and complete the Viterbo Short-term application. You will also need one letter of recommendation from a Viterbo professor. Turn both of these in to the Office of Global Education.