ETSU Faculty Led Programs

2016 Programs (More Updates Coming Soon!)

CHINA - HIST 4007/5007 

Spend up to 30 days in China, studying in Beijing, Xi'an and elsewhere (as available). Participate in lectures on Chinese language, culture, politics, society and history. Interact with Chinese Students. Study at historical sites such as The Great Wall, the Forbidden City, the Summer Palace, Tiananmen Square, the Terra Cotta Warriors and much more. 

For more information, please contact  (Brochure)

CHINA - English Teaching Experience in Beijing, China

Experience the wonders of China while traveling to three different host cities. Climb the Great Wall and visit the beaches of Weihai. Work allongside Chinese students studying English Education. Enhance your teaching ability by developing an understanding of education in another culture. There will be open information sessions on October 6 at 12:00 in room 405 Warf Pickle and October 7 at 4:30 in room 403 Warf Pickle. You can also visit this website for more information.

For more information, please email:  (Website)

BIOL 4377/5377 - Tropical Botany in Ecuador
SPAN 4377/5377 - Spanish Language in Ecuador  

Travel in Ecuador for 32 days, studying Botany, Spanish or both. These two ETSU courses travel together to 10 locations across the Andes mountains, Amazonian rainforest, and Pacific coast. We visit diverse sites, both botanical and cultural, traveling with a chartered bus. A group of university students from Guaranda, Ecuador travels and studies with our students on this extraordinary learning adventure! 

For more information, please see the following documents:
FlyerBotany Syllabus | Spanish Syllabus | Application Form

 FRANCE - FREN 4747/5757 - Paris

This unique opportunity will have you prepare at ETSU before departing for Paris, France to engage in a cultural, lingual, and historical experience. While in Paris, you will be able to fully immerse yourself in the subject matter by visit museums and historical and cultural sites. You will plan and lead one visit to a class-related site and explain its historical and cultural significance (graduate students will lead two visits). Students will also participate in arranged discussion groups.

Please email   or read this Brochure for more details. 

ITALY - Architectural History - summer course in Rome, Italy

Immerse yourself in experiential learning - Spend the summer in Rome with ACCENT and ETSU. Explore Italian monuments, churches, museums and galleries, as Rome becomes an extension of your classroom while you are studying art and architecture of the city.

For more information, please contact   or visit

ITALY - ARTA 4117 and 5117 - Art, Culture, & Wood Fired Terracotta - A Two-week Experience at Castello Spannocchia in Tuscany, Italy. 

Contact  (423) 439-5811 for more information. (Brochure)

ITALY - CJCR 4017/5017 - Comparative Criminal Justice - summer course in Rome, Italy

Experience how criminal justice is practiced around the world. You will compare and contrast the criminal justice system in the United States with justice systems in one selected country. You will be introduced to crime as a global problem through analysis of transnational and international crime issues. Using comparative methods of analysis, you will analyze criminal justices systems of a select country and the United States. Come explore an international perspective policing, courts, and corrections.

Contact   for more information or to pick up an application. (Brochure)

JAPAN - Study Japanese in Japan 

This three week trip to Japan will include visits to Kyoto, Nara, and Hiroshima areas. Students will have the chance to learn and improve their Japanese language skills in a variety of settings including visits to places like Kabuki Theater, temples, museums, Sumo wrestling matches, and much more! 

For more information and to sign up, please contact . (Brochure)

 NICARAGUA - EPID 5700 - Interprofessional Perspectives on Global Health - summer course in Ciudad Sandino, Nicaragua

This course addresses the knowledge and skills necessary to work in interprofessional healthcare teams in a global health setting. Topical areas include defining global health and social justice, understanding unique epidemiologic challenges in global health, and health priorities.

For more information, please contact  (Brochure)

TURKEY - PSCI 3850 - Study the Politics of the Middle East in Istanbul

You will have a unique opportunity to study in and experience the historical, modern, and vibrant city of Istanbul.

For more information, please contact or read this Brochure

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