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Teach Abroad

The CIE offers a variety of appointments abroad to UW-Eau Claire faculty and academic staff. Spending a semester abroad can be a very rewarding and enriching experience. It may enable you to undertake a research project in your area of specialization, to gain access to a special collection in a library abroad, get in touch with colleagues at international universities, or provide new insights to enhance your teaching at home.

Opportunities for UW-Eau Claire Faculty
Teaching/Research Abroad in 2016-2017

For academic year 2016-2017, the CIE offers the following programs:

Harlaxton CollegeKansai Gaidai | Jinan University |
How do I apply?

All applications are due March 16, 2015.

If you are interested in any of the above opportunities, please contact the Center for International Education at 836-4411 (Schofield 3) for more information.

Harlaxton College

Program Description

UW-Eau Claire faculty may apply to teach for a semester at Harlaxton College, the British Campus of University of Evansville. You must teach courses from the University of Evansville catalogue.  Harlaxton College encourages applicants to read "Characteristics of The Harlaxton Faculty Member" as it describes the type of faculty members Haralxton is  seeking from their partner universities such as UW-Eau Claire.  All faculty applicants are required to read the Harlaxton Addendum, which outlines the financial implications of participating in the program.

In general, Harlaxton is seeking a blend of lower-level general education courses and mid-level and upper-level courses that "majors" would be likely to take. They offer a few special topics courses each term, especially if the courses take into account the British context of the Harlaxton experience.

Students in your classes will come from University of Evansville as well as a variety of partner colleges.

Enrollment Minimum N/A

Harlaxton College is three miles from the Midland's market town of Grantham and is near the cities of Lincoln, Nottingham, Leicester and Peterborough. London is a little over one hour by train from Grantham Station

Available Terms

Fall or Spring


Housing is provided by Harlaxton College at no charge to the faculty member and accompanying partner/children. Faculty housing is the Carriage House or the Manor. Each faculty and accompanying family will have a private room, however, not all faculty rooms have ensuite shower and toilet.


Meals are served in the Harlaxton College refectory at scheduled times. Harlaxton provides faculty and accompanying partner/children a meal contract at no charge.


Kansai Gaidai University

Program Description

Kansai Gaidai University seeks faculty to teach courses in the Asian Studies Program. The CIE has an offering for UW-Eau Claire students to study abroad at Kansai Gaidai University for a semester or academic year.


Kansai Gaidai University is located in Hirakata City (population 400,000), midway between Osaka, Japan's second largest industrial city, and Kyoto, the ancient capital (map). The university was founded in 1945 as a private language institute. Today, Kansai Gaidai enrolls more than 11,000 students, including more than 700 students from 50 countries in the Asian Studies Program.

Available Terms Fall or Spring

Jinan University

Program Description

The Outstanding Visiting Scholar Program at Jinan University, China, is designed to attract scholars from Jinan University, international partners, especially those who wish to seek possibilities for joint research or lecturing at Jinan University.

For the lecture fellow, a weekly workload of 8 lecturing hours is required. Students in your classroom will come from Jinan University. 

UW-Eau Claire faculty may apply to teach for the one month summer term.

Enrollment Minimum

Jinan University-Main Campus in Guangzhou.

Guangzhou, located at the north of the Pearl River delta, is an important trading center as well as a busy port and the capital city of the province of Guangdong. The city has a population of 6.7 million. 

The climate of Guangzhou is sub-tropical. The average year-round temperature is 72F. August is the hottest month, with an average temperature of 82F. January is the coldest month, with an average of 55F. The rainy reason falls between April and August.

Available Terms

Summer Term: Approximate dates from May 20 ~ June 20.

Academic Year: One month or longer placements during the Chinese academic year (March-June and September-January) are possible for faculty on sabbatical. Full semester placement preferred.

Housing & Meals
On-campus hotel offers apartment-style housing. Many dining options on campus and nearby.

Reimbursement of international airfare: up to USD$1,500

Monthly living stipend: RMB 5,000~9,000 (USD$800 ~ 1,450) depending on qualifications.

Monthly housing allowance: RMB 6,000 (USD$968)

Airport pick-up service from GuangzhouBaiyun Int'l Airport

Additional stipend dollars may be available from UW-Eau Claire. Please see Karl Markgraf, CIE Director, for stipend questions.