Faculty-Led Options

Alberta, Canada

Spring 2019


Education students and Teacher candidates will have the chance to be immersed in the culture of Belize and actively engage with teachers, students, and curriculum in the classroom. Course offered in the spring and traveling during Maymester. (Education Students preferred.)

Czech Republic


March 1 – 10, 2019

Spend your spring break in Prague, a political, cultural, historical, and economic center of Europe. Highlights of the trip include educational visits to sites such as Wenceslas Square, the Jewish Museum, and the Museum of Communism. There will also be visits to local businesses and prominent civic groups. All excursions, hotel accommodations, airfare, and some meals are included in the program cost! $2,900. (Closed.)


March 1 – 10, 2019

During this spring break, students will have the opportunity to immerse in the Peruvian culture. We have organized personalized visits to the cities of Lima, Miraflores, Barranco and Cuzco as well as private tours to the Centro Histórico of Lima, the Thermal Waters, the Valle Sagrado and “Machu Picchu” one of the Seven Wonders of the World.  For this 3-credit hour course, students should request permission from the group leaders (Ms. Lopez-Fred) to register for SPN 3510. $2,900.

Accepting all students who have taken Spanish classes at UNCP or he/she should take any Spanish class during the same semester of the Study Abroad. (Closed.)

Stonehenge, England


May 10 – May 16, 2019

Take a spring semester 2nd-eight-weeks course on comparative media systems (MCM 3000 World Media – Dr. Litty- or WLS 2990) or Cultural Anthropology in the U.K. (SOCS 4030- Dr. Spivey).  Visit the Tower of London, Windsor Castle, British Museum, and class-related locations such as international media organizations.  Daytrip to Stonehenge and the ancient city of Bath.  Tickets to a show in London’s theater district.  Guided city tours and accommodations arranged by EF College Study Tours.  Travel portion occurs during Maymester, May 10 - 16.  Airfare, hotel, ground transportation, attraction fees, theater tickets, 24/7 tour director, daily breakfast, 2 dinners, and some tips included. $3,437 - $125 late fee after January 31.  (Open)


Come explore Mexico City with Drs. Gonzalez and Koirala during Maymester! Register for MGTS 4390.001 in Spring 2018, and travel during the first two weeks of May! This is a 3 credit, 8-week course, and we will be meeting once per week.

Immerse yourself in Mexican culture. Planned excursions include Lucha Libre (Mexican wrestling) shows, folkloric dancing performances at the beautiful Palacio de Bellas Artes, and a trip to see the award winning musical Les Miserables. We will have an opportunity to visit the Mexican Stock Exchange as well as a few Mexican manufacturing plants and businesses. Join us as we stop by the Frida Kahlo museum, wander about Chapultepec Park (think NYC’s Central Park times two), and stroll through the Zocalo, one of the largest city squares in the world. (Business Students only.)

Hiking in Mexico

Summer 2019


Come explore Mexico City with Dr. Rivera on this choir performance study abroad in July of 2019. More information to come! (Music Students only.)


Come explore Seoul on this unique summer program through our partner at University of Seoul. Take 1-2 classes during July 2019 in Summer II and travel with other UNCP students and a professor from the School of Business. Choose from any of these courses at UoS that will be taught in English and transfer back as UNCP credits. Limited to ten students! Nomination to UNCP Study Abroad Coordinator (Alex Brandt) due April 15. University of Seoul Application due April 30. ~$2,500. (Open.)


Designed to bring together Indigenous studies students from around the world, this course explores the many ways in which the Indigenous peoples of Australia have experienced colonization and how their resistance has lead to a contemporary Indigenous resurgence. By examining the many written and oral remembrances and by listening to Wurundjeri Elders, artists, community members, and visiting various locations in Melbourne and the vicinity, students will explore how Urban Indigenous people in Melbourne mobilize memory and history to revitalize their communities and renew their cultures. The course begins on-line at UNCP and is followed by a 10-day exchange visit to Melbourne with our partner programs and their students. (Open.)


Led by Dr. Erika Young from Biology during Summer II, students will participate in field trips and excursions to study first-hand the biological complexities of the tropics in Costa Rica. They will visit rainforests, estuary, mountain cloud forests, and beaches all accessible due to Costa Rica’s rich ecosystem diversity.  There will be hiking, whitewater rafting, and boating. Visits to economically important crop plantations like coffee, chocolate, and pineapples will also take place. Students will learn about the native populations in Costa Rica, experience cultural aspects of Costa Rica, and discuss Costa Rica’s conservation ethics and the impact of humans on the environment. Take BIO 3025/5400. Travel July 8-21. (Open.)

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