Friday, February 25, 2011
International Education in Asian Affairs Opportunities
A multitude of International Education in Asia opportunities are being offered by the GWU Elliott School of International Affairs.
The Center for Global Education at the George Mason University will offer the following graduate-level courses during the summer 2011 term. Although GMU is a Consortium school, Elliott School students must enroll for this Short-Term Abroad course directly with GMU (not via Consortium). Students enroll at GMU as visiting, non-degree students and make all payments to GMU directly.
For credits earned on other/non-GW programs, graduate students should complete the Elliott School Transfer Credit Approval Form
. For each course taken abroad, a student must obtain approval from a faculty member in the corresponding department for each course to be transferred into the degree program. For more details on transfer credit approvals, see
GW students must also comply with the GW International Travel Approval Policy.
China at the Crossroads: People in Motion
An overview and Synthesis of contemporary migration, with an emphasis on the East Asian experience, this seminar will look at three Chinese cities experiencing this global phenomenon in very distinct ways:
Dates: May 27 - June 12, 2011
Grassroots Peacebuilding, Environmental Issues and Culture in the Philippines
This Summer Program will offer students direct contact with world issues like poverty and environmental change by granting them unique access to Filipino life and culture.
Dates: May 18 - July 1, 2011, tentative
Interested? See: http://globaled.gmu.edu/programs/facultyled/summerstudy/philiippines.html
GW students who travel abroad for academic purposes must comply with the GW International Travel Approval Policy (ITAP) “Academic purposes” includes study abroad, internships, capstones, research projects, etc.
Prior to enrolling in a program, students must propose travel and have it approved by their program director/faculty advisor; in destinations of high risk, the travel must be approved by the GW Associate Vice President for International Programs. To begin the proposal process, navigate to