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This is a listing of all the featured programs in the program catalog. You can view the brochure for any of these programs by clicking on the program name.
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Fall Semester - Brussels Internship Program Brussels, Belgium
Terms: Fall Description: Study, intern, and live in Brussels for a semester.
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Fall Semester - Edinburgh Internship Program Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Terms: Fall Description: Study, intern, and live in Edinburgh, Scotland for a semester!
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Fall Semester - Furman in Madrid, Spain Madrid, Spain
Terms: Fall, Spring Description: An immersive educational experience Madrid that accelerates language and cultural-learning objectives.
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Fall Semester - Furman in Versailles, France Versailles, France
Terms: Fall Description: French language immersion program features host families, language instruction, and a study of the culture and country.
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Fall Semester - Furman in the British Isles Aran Islands, Ireland; Bath, United Kingdom; Belfast, United Kingdom; Dublin, Ireland; Edinburgh, United Kingdom; Galway, Ireland; Lake District, United Kingdom; Liverpool, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom; Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom; York, United Kingdom
Terms: Fall Description: Furman in the British Isles Fall Semester 2018 Overview   This travel study will explore the United Kingdom and Ireland through several perspectives: the history and emergent use of technologies, Shakespearean and other conte mporary[...]
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Fall Semester - Music in Italy Arezzo, Italy; Assisi, Italy; Cortona, Italy; Milan, Italy; Venice, Italy
Terms: Fall Description: MUSIC IN ITALY Fall 2018 Overview Overview 2018 marks the thirteenth consecutive year for the Furman Music Department's highly successful study away program, "Music in Italy." Each fall twelve to fourteen studen ts,[...]
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Furman Study Away Scholarship
Terms: MayX Scholarship, Semester Scholarship, Summer Scholarship
Description: Study Away Need-Based Scholarship Furman Study Away Scholarships are need-based awards intended to aid students who otherwise would not be able to engage in the study away experience. These are partial scholarships but in no case will they sub sidize[...]
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MayX - Art & the Science of Observation: New York City New York City, United States
Terms: May Experience Description: Techniques of visual analysis, based on art history practices. Studying depictions of the human body, students will learn observation and communication skills.
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MayX - Breaking Codes and Winning Wars: Engaging in the Mathematics & History of World War Codebreaking (Washington D.C. and London) Greenville, South Carolina, United States; London, United Kingdom; Washington D.C., United States
Terms: May Experience Description:
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MayX - Canterbury Trails: A Study of Pilgrimage Canterbury, United Kingdom; Durham, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom; Whitby, United Kingdom; York, United Kingdom
Terms: May Experience Description: Discover the history, practices, theological ideas, and places of medieval pilgrimage in the UK.
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MayX - Field Study in the Rocky Mountains: Geology, Mineral Resources, and Sustainability (South Dakota, Wyoming, and Montana) Black Hills, United States; Grand Teton National Park, United States; Rapid City, SD, United States; Riverton, WY, United States; Tensleep Canyon, United States; Thermopolis, United States; Yellowstone National Park, United States
Terms: May Experience Description: Field study of the geology and natural resources of the middle Rocky Mountains, focusing on Yellowstone, Grand Teton, and Badlands National Parks.
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MayX - From Soviet Satellite States to Flourishing Free Market Democracies: Exploring the Growing Region of Central Europe Budapest, Hungary; Prague, Czech Republic
Terms: May Experience Description: Central Europe illustrates beneficial changes to markets, people & democracies resulting from economic globalization, free trade and political integration.
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MayX - Happiness: Copenhagen Copenhagen, Denmark; Greenville, South Carolina, United States
Terms: May Experience Description: Denmark is one of the world’s happiest countries as ranked by the UN’s World Happiness Report. Let's find out why from a sociology and psychology perspective.
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MayX - Iconic Libraries: From Scriptorium to Google Dublin, Ireland; Greenville, South Carolina, United States; Hawarden, United Kingdom; Liverpool, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom; Oxford, United Kingdom; York, United Kingdom
Terms: May Experience Description: How do libraries choose what to save or exclude and how do the materials shape perceptions of history?
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MayX - In the Footsteps of Harry Potter Edinburgh, United Kingdom; Greenville, South Carolina, United States; London, United Kingdom
Terms: May Experience Description: Discover where the line between fiction and reality lies. Investigate the how and why behind Harry Potter’s unprecedented economic and social impact in the UK.
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MayX - Indian Country: Indigenous Culture & Religion in the Southwest Hopi Reservation, Second Mesa, AZ, United States; Mesa Verde National Park, United States; Navajo Reservation, United States; Phoenix, AZ, United States
Terms: May Experience Description: Indian Country May Experience 2019 Overview Traveling within the borders of the continental US, this May Experience will take students into four Indian nations that are as different as anything seen overseas—including place s[...]
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MayX - International Perspectives on Public Education: Finland and the Czech Republic Helsinki, Finland; Olomouc, Czech Republic; Oulu, Finland; Prague, Czech Republic
Terms: May Experience Description: International comparisons are a useful tool for exploring the assumptions made about schools, children, curriculum, and future reforms.
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MayX - Music in Context: Mozart & Beethoven in Vienna Greenville, South Carolina, United States; Salzburg, Austria; Vienna, Austria
Terms: May Experience Description: Explore the world of late-eighteenth century Vienna and the music of composers Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Ludwig van Beethoven.
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MayX - Narrative, Power and Reckoning in South Africa Cape Town, South Africa; Durban, South Africa; Johannesburg, South Africa
Terms: May Experience Description: Narrative, Power, and Reckoning examines the legacies of Apartheid and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission within three cities in South Africa.
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MayX - Religion, History, and Art in Turkey Aphrodisias, Turkey; Bodrum, Turkey; Cappadocia, Turkey; Ephesus, Turkey; Istanbul, Turkey; Izmir, Turkey; Konya, Turkey; Pamukkale, Turkey; Pisidian Antioch, Turkey; Sardis, Turkey; Tarsus, Turkey
Terms: May Experience Description: Religion and Art in Turkey will examine the relation between the aesthetic and religious dimensions of human experience.
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MayX - Sex Goes to School: Exploring Sexuality Education in the U.S. and Sweden Greenville, South Carolina, United States; Stockholm, Sweden
Terms: May Experience Description: Discover how the the cultural assumptions underlying sex education in the U.S. and Sweden differ.
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MayX - The Southern Border: A Tale of Two Communities Brownsville, United States; Greenville, South Carolina, United States; McAllen, United States
Terms: May Experience Description: This course is designed to unpack the border region from a multidisciplinary perspective including community health, law and public policy.
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MayX - Tropical Ecology in Costa Rica Costa Rica, Costa Rica; San Jose, Costa Rica
Terms: May Experience Description: TROPICAL ECOLOGY IN COSTA RICA MAY EXPERIENCE 2018 OVERVIEW This program allows students to gain an understanding of the biological interactions between organisms and their environments in tropical ecosystems.  Tropical forests possess the [...]
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MayX - War and Remembrance: The Vietnam War Ha Long, Vietnam; Hanoi, Vietnam; Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Hoi An, Vietnam; Hue, Vietnam; Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia; Mekong Delta, Vietnam; Quang Tri, Vietnam
Terms: May Experience Description: Study the way the Vietnam War has been commemorated and remembered from a Vietnamese perspective.
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MayX - War and Remembrance: World War I and the Western Front Bayeux, France; Chateau-Thierry, France; Greenville, South Carolina, United States; London, United Kingdom; Paris, France; Peronne, France; Reims, France; Versailles, France; Vimy, France
Terms: May Experience Description: Investigation of the way nations construct their own narrative, and assessment of the tone of the centenary commemorations of WWI.
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Spring Semester - Brussels Internship Program Brussels, Belgium
Terms: Spring Description: Live, study, and intern in Brussels, Belgium for a semester!
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Spring Semester - Edinburgh Internship Program Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Terms: Spring Description: EDINBURGH INTERNSHIP PROGRAM SPRING SEMESTER 2019 Overview   The Edinburgh Study Away program offers students a semester long academic and internship experience in the capital city of Scotland. Students will take two elective [...]
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Spring Semester - Furman in Berlin, Germany Berlin, Germany
Terms: Spring Description: FURMAN IN BERLIN Spring 2018 NOTE THAT THIS  PROGRAM WILL LAST UNTIL MID-MAY.  THIS MEANS THAT YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ENROLL IN A 2018 MAY EXPERIENCE COURSE. OVERVIEW The Furman in Berlin program is affiliated with the Freie Univ ersität[...]
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Spring Semester - Furman in China Suzhou, China
Terms: Spring Description: FALL IN CHINA FALL SEMESTER 2018 Overview Overivew This is a faculty-led semester study away program in China. During the program, students will be guided in their exploration of various sites that have shaped China’s ancien t[...]
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Spring Semester - Marine Biology & Ethnobiology of Belize Greenville, South Carolina, United States; San Ignacio, Belize; San Pedro Town, Belize
Terms: Spring Description: Marine Biology & Ethnobiology of Belize Spring 2019   Overview Overview This is a field-oriented program that will be taught on campus and in Belize.  For the Marine Biology course we will emphasize the biodiversity ,[...]
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Spring Semester - Religion, Art & Politics in Greece Aegina, Greece; Athens, Greece; Bodrum, Turkey; Delphi, Greece; Demre, Turkey; Edirne, Turkey; Greenville, South Carolina, United States; Idra, Greece; Istanbul, Turkey; Izmir, Turkey; Kalabaka, Greece; Kusadasi, Turkey; Plovdiv, Bulgaria; Poros, Greece; Sofia, Bulgaria; Thessaloniki, Greece
Terms: Spring Description:
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Spring Semester - Southern Africa Cape Town, South Africa; Chobe, Botswana; Durban, South Africa; Ghanzi, Botswana; Johannesburg, South Africa; Khorixas, Namibia; Khwai, Botswana; Maun, Botswana; Savuti, Botswana; Swakopmund, Namibia; Windhoek, Namibia
Terms: Spring Description: SOUTHERN AFRICA (S. AFRICA, NAMIBIA, BOTSWANA) SPRING SEMESTER 2019 Overview Overview The Southern Africa Semester Program combines courses from the social sciences (SOC), natural sciences (EES, BIO) and a variety of other disc iples[...]
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Spring Semester - Washington Experience Washington D.C., United States
Terms: Spring Description: Live, study, and intern in Washington, D.C. for a semester!
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Summer - Washington Experience Washington D.C., United States
Terms: Summer Study Away Description: The Washington Experience Summer 2018    OVERVIEW This program provides students from all disciplines the opportunity to build on their knowledge and understanding of politics and its relationship to their own field of study [...]
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