Kristin W. Beavers, Director, Center for Global Education
Chapman University has a comprehensive international education program. It includes semester and academic year-long programs and exchanges, interterm and summer faculty-led travel courses and summer international internships. In addition to these offerings, Chapman offers a number of courses at overseas locations and globally focused events at Chapman University throughout the year.
Semester Abroad Program with The American Institute For Foreign Studies (AIFS) in Cannes, France
AIFS-Cannes, France offers a vast array of beginning, intermediate and advanced French language courses as well as general education courses taught in French and/or English. These courses include art history, organizational leadership, history/sociology and French cinema. Chapman University oversees AIFS-Cannes’ academics and is responsible for the transcription of all grades. A unique internship program at the International Cannes Film Festival is offered each spring to students accepted into the program by the Center for Global Education. Students may study with AIFS-Cannes during the fall and spring semesters. Contact the Center for Global Education for more details at (714) 997-6830.
Semester Abroad Program with Anglo-American University in Prague, Czech Republic
Anglo-American University offers a vast array of courses in art and architecture, European history, Jewish studies and the Czech language. In addition, there are a variety of courses in humanities, social sciences, journalism and communication, international relations and diplomacy. Chapman University is responsible for the academic content of the courses that Chapman transcribes at this campus. Students may study at the Anglo-American University in Prague during the fall and spring semesters. Contact the Center for Global Education for more details at (714) 997-6830.
The Washington Semester Program-American University
The Washington Semester Program gives undergraduate students the opportunity to complete a semester internship in Washington D.C. Established in 1947, the Washington Semester Program at American University is an academic experiential learning program for students who, at the time they participate in the program, will be at least in their second semester of their second year at Chapman University. It includes eight credits of academic seminar in two of 7 topic areas, four credits of internship and the option of taking an additional 3-4 credits of independent research or an elective course. Contact the Center for Global Education for more details at (714) 997-6830.
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