In your economic studies, you are confronted with everything from the decisions of individuals to the policies of foreign governments; here is your chance to face it all head-on. Cultural immersion programs can last from a few weeks to an entire semester and take you to other parts of the country or the world. You will gain credits towards your degree and fresh perspectives from a diverse number of peers and faculty around the globe.
Above :Emily Koehn
Below: Kallie Friede
Pick a continent and go
With faculty researching economic issues all over the world, there is sure to be an immersion opportunity perfect for you. Here are three examples of programs from four different continents:
- Learn more about the economy of South Africa from historic Stellenbosch University.
- Take to the foothills of the Andes Mountains to explore Argentina's place in the world economy.
- Experience a blend of the old and the modern of Scotland while attending University of Stirling's International Summer School.
- Gather data in China on what Chinese citizens think about climate change.