The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences: Education Abroad Programs

These programs are subject to change.  Not all programs travel every year.  Click on the links to find the most up-to-date information.
 

SPRING 2020 PROGRAMS

brazil flag.png  Brazil: Alpha Zeta Partners (January - February 2020)

This education abroad program during the first term of spring semester is only open to members of Alpha Zeta Partners. Through a combination of lectures and excursions, students explore historical, cultural, environmental, social, institutional, organizational and individual leadership perspectives of Brazil.

 

  Costa Rica: Sustainable Service Learning (March 6-15, 2020)

On this education abroad program during spring break, students develop cultural awareness and problem solving skills while conducting sustainable service leaning projects in conjunction with EARTH University's rural development programs.

small_EU_Flag European Equestrian Studies (March 6-15, 2020)

On this education abroad program, students will expand their understanding of the horse industry and how it is shaped by society, culture and economics within Europe. The group will visit veterinary hospitals, museums and equine facilities during the program. 

SUMMER 2020 PROGRAMS

small_Australia flag.jpg  Australia: Human Impacts on the Natural Environment (May 6-29, 2020)

This May program has students exploring the relationship between humans and their natural systems through the lens of environmental sustainability; all while traveling through stunning parks, forests and coastlines.

 

Czech flag.jpg Czech Republic: Sustainability and Agricultural Policy in the EU (May 3-29, 2020)

In this education abroad program, students explore the dramatic history, study the developmental and economic change, and learn about the agricultural policy and natural resources of the Czech Republic through lectures, field trips and free time.

 

small_Australia flag.jpg  New Zealand: Sustainable Tourism and Human Impacts on the Environment (May 6-29, 2020)

During this May education abroad program, students will examine the natural history and resource conservation of New Zealand's South Island and improve their understanding of relationships between human societies and the natural environment. 

 

  Panama: Through the Lens of AgriCulture, Sustainability and Diversity (April 29-May 10, 2020)

This course is designed to give students a different perspective on agriculture and other economic sectors that influence food, fiber, and fuel. Students will also have the opportunity to explore culture outside of the classroom and view, first-hand, food and production based on varying available natural resources, socioeconomic status and needs of the region and/or country.

 

south africa flag.gif  South Africa: Exotic Animal Behavior and Welfare (Session 1: April 30-May 16, 2020; Session 2: may 18-June 3, 2020)

This May program takes students on a safari through parks and refuges where they study wild animal behavior and welfare by observing animals in their native habitat.

 

FALL 2020 PROGRAMS

  Chile: Agriculture and Agroecosystems (December 2020)

Learn about the varied climate and geography of this long, narrow, coastal South American country that is the source of US fruits and vegetables in the heart of the U.S. winter. Chile also focuses on speciality crops such as grapes, which maintain production of standard agronomic crops such as corn and wheat. 

 

SPRING 2021 PROGRAMS

  Scotland's Ruminants (March 2021)

This spring break program will expand your understanding of small ruminant animals and the origin of many U.S. livestock breeds. Students also visit the University of Glasgow, host of the FEEPASS Veterinary Medicine program.

 

SUMMER 2020 PROGRAMS

England flag.jpg  England/Scotland: Agricultural and Environmental Communication (May - June 2021)

This course will engage students in concentrated study of selected prominent English food and agricultural issues and the ways through which mass media communicates with and educates the public about these issues. 

 

FALL 2019 PROGRAMS

    Italy: Human and Animal Interactions (December 13 - 23, 2019)

This program focuses on the role of animals in our society and allows students to gain an appreciation for how history, government, geography and infrastructure can impact cultural development and the use of land and animals within our societies.

Image result  India: Exploring India's Culture, Engineering, and Food Systems (May 2020)

The goal of this program is to provide students a combination of lecture and field-based experience that will educate them about agriculture and engineering sectors of India, an emerging economy. During the program, students will visit national agricultural, food, biomedical, and manufacturing facilities, and Punjab Agricultural University.

 

  Italy: International Food policy: The Italian Approach (June 2020)

During this program students will visit food production and processing facilities, wineries, traditional meat processors, various retail formats, restaurants and cultural venues. Students will also see cooking demonstrations and will be provided with lessons, educational programs on the Italian, European and Global approaches to food regulation and marketing, and visit key players in the food industry in Northern and Central Italy. 

 

    To see all programs offered by The Ohio State University, visit eduationabroad.osu.edu.