Study abroad

You’ll have the opportunity to study abroad and discover global applications to the skills and knowledge you’ve acquired as a student. The university’s Center for International Education offers exchange programs and field studies at universities and in countries around the world.

March 2016 Spring Break—GUATEMALA

A global health care program will take place at Santa Maria de Jesus Clinica, Antigua, Guatemala. Please view the brief video:

Santa Maria de Jesus, Guatemala

Faculty contact: Dr. Dot Dunn

FALL 2015—HAN University of Applied Sciences Semester Abroad Exchange

Students have already been accepted for Fall 2016.

SPRING 2016—HAN University of Applied Sciences Semester Abroad Exchange 

This is an opportunity for NAU Nursing traditional pre-license students in the final semester of their program to spend a semester of study abroad at HAN University of Applied Sciences Institute of Nursing Sciences in Nijmegen, Netherlands. The pre-application is due no later than March 15, 2016. Click on the link for full instructions on how to apply. For further information about the program, click here to view a Power Point Presentation about this study abroad exchange. The Center for International Education (see link above) also has information about this opportunity.  Students have already been selected for spring 2016.

 Faculty contact: Dr. Karen Plager

SUMMER 2016—Field Work Experience in Health and Health Care Systems in Rural Tanzania

Application Deadline--February 15, 2016

Professors Karen Plager (Nursing) and Fritz Lampe (Cultural Anthropology) invite you to explore the opportunity to study abroad in Tanzania for Summer 2016. During this adventure in learning we will work with local communities in northern Tanzania from May 21 to June 11, 2016 (tentative date, may change slightly).This is an opportunity to learn about the people and their cultures, health, and health care systems in rural and remote villages in Tanzania. We will participate in community-based health programs and service learning as well as go on safari for several days to experience the diverse flora and fauna of Tanzania. Students in Nursing, Anthropology, Health-related Professions, Women’s Studies and other majors are welcome to apply. (Application for 2016 will be updated later in the summer so please check back)

Please click on this link to view a recording of the presentation on Faculty-led Study Abroad to Tanzania-Summer 2015.

Faculty contact: Dr. Karen Plager