Tag: Office of Study Abroad

Short-Term Study Abroad Faculty Leaders Training & Workshop

Short-Term Study Abroad Faculty Leaders Training & Workshop

| February 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University has offered faculty-led short-term programs for years, with a noted increase in these types of programs over the last few years. Most involve online teaching with a travel component (“hybrid courses”), while others are more traditional. Because of the financial and reputational challenges and risks associated with a travel component that takes students […]

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Faculty-Led Study Abroad: Fall Break 2014 proposals due Feb. 28

Faculty-Led Study Abroad: Fall Break 2014 proposals due Feb. 28

| January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Faculty-led, short-term study abroad programs enrich the curriculum by taking learning to new dimensions outside the classroom and the country. These programs allow participants to understand the world around them by immersing them in other languages and cultures. The learning experiences afforded by these programs helps support the University’s mission of transforming students for global […]

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Four Study Abroad Students Receive Gilman Scholarships

Four Study Abroad Students Receive Gilman Scholarships

| November 25, 2013 | 2 Comments

The Office of Study Abroad is proud to announce that four study abroad students, Samra Cordic, Kristin Evans, Adam Rahaman and Jimmy Stevens, were selected as Gilman Scholarship recipients for Spring 2014. Samra, a legal studies and international relations major, will study in the Netherlands this spring. Management major Kristin and international business major Adam […]

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Admissions & Study Abroad Represent Webster at NAFSA Conference

Admissions & Study Abroad Represent Webster at NAFSA Conference

| November 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster colleagues from Admissions and the Study Abroad Office braved snowy conditions to participate in the annual NAFSA Association of International Educators Region IV Conference held the week of Nov. 4 in Rapid City, S.D. NAFSA Region IV is one of NAFSA’s 11 geographic regions and includes Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Webster’s […]

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International Education Week Nov. 11-15

International Education Week Nov. 11-15

| October 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

International Education Week provides an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education promotes programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United […]

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First CBYX Student from Germany Highlights Exchange Opportunities

First CBYX Student from Germany Highlights Exchange Opportunities

| September 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Andreas Fuchs, an exchange student from Niederstotzingen, Germany, is the first to come to Webster University through the Congress-Bundestag Young Exchange (CBYX), an exchange organization that supports both high school and college students to travel to the U.S. or Germany. Fuchs is on the Webster Groves campus to study Information Technology, but he also plans […]

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Student Exchange Program with German University Established

Student Exchange Program with German University Established

| September 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University and Germany’s Universität Trier (Trier University) will begin a student exchange program during the Spring 2014 semester. Students will be able to participate in either the full spring semester or a full academic year. The collaboration with Trier University was developed for students to become immersed in German language and culture. In doing […]

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Student Exchange Program with Belgian Institution Established

Student Exchange Program with Belgian Institution Established

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University and Haute École de Bruxelles’ Département Traduction – Interprétation (ISTI) in Brussels, Belgium have formally signed an agreement for the exchange of students between the two institutions. The first exchange is scheduled for the Spring 2014 semester. The partnership with ISTI was developed for students to become immersed in French language with particular […]

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Webster Students Visit Capitol, Legislators on Missouri’s International Education Day

Webster Students Visit Capitol, Legislators on Missouri’s International Education Day

| May 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Six students and two staff members represented Webster University during International Education Day at the state capitol in Jefferson City, Mo., on April 30. They took part in events to promote international education and also visited two Missouri legislators, including one who is a Webster alumna. The trip was sponsored by the department of International Programs […]

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Fall Break 2013 Short-Term Study Abroad Proposal Deadline: Feb. 28

Fall Break 2013 Short-Term Study Abroad Proposal Deadline: Feb. 28

| February 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Members of the Webster faculty are invited to plan and propose faculty-led, short-term study abroad courses that enrich the curriculum by taking learning to new dimensions outside the classroom and the country. These programs allow participants to understand the world around them by immersing them in other languages and cultures. The learning experiences afforded by […]

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