FALL 2018 PROGRAMS- All programs are tentative at this point
Chile: Agroecosysmtes- Horticulture and Crop Sciences (December 14-23, 2018)
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.
Ireland: Human & Animal Interactions - Animal Sciences (December 14 - 23, 2018)
This program focuses on the role of animals in our society and provides students with an opportunity 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.
Trinidad: CFAES First Year Experience - FAES (December 14 - 22, 2018)
This education abroad program during winter break is only open to first semester freshmen in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences and provides an opportunity for students to learn about global agricultural and environmental issues in an international context.
SPRING 2019 PROGRAMS- All programs are tentative at this point
Brazil: Alpha Zeta Partners - AEDE, Rural Sociology, and FAES (January - February 2019, 6 weeks)
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: Service Learning - FAES (March 8 - 17, 2019)
On this education abroad program during spring break, students develop cultural awareness and problem solving skills as well as conduct international sustainable service leaning projects with EARTH University's rural development programs.
Scotland: Small Ruminants - Animal Sciences (March 8 - 17, 2019)
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 2019 PROGRAMS- All programs are tentative at this point
Australia: Human Impacts on the Natural Environment - ENR (May - June , 2019)
This May program has students exploring the relationship between people and their natural environment; all while traveling within stunning parks, forests and coastlines.
Czech Republic: Sustainability and Agricultural Policy in the EU - AEDE, FAES (May - June , 2019)
In this education abroad program during May, 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.
England/Scotland: Agricultural and Environmental Communication (May 2019)
This course will engage students in concentrated study of selected prominent English food and agricultural issues and the ways through which mass media communicate with and educate the public about these issues.
England: Evolution in Darwin's World and Ours - Entomology (May 2019)
This program provides an opportunity for students to learn how evolutionary theory relates to all careers and even every-day life. Students studying biology, medicine, history, literature, philosophy, etc. will all be able to relate to discussions on historical and modern interpretations of the origins of life, scientific inquiry, and the acceptance of new ideas.
Ghana: Arts and Community Development (Ohio State ATI) - FAES (May - June , 2019)
This education abroad program, a transdisciplinary study incorporating the humanities, performing arts, sociology and educating for sustainable development, offers the opportunity for students to develop their own Community Development Service Learning projects while gaining a better understanding of Ghanaian culture.
Iceland: Environment and Natural Resources - ENR (June, 2019)
In this summer program, students learn about Iceland's natural and cultural history while traveling through diverse landscapes. Students study geothermic energy production, resource degradation and restoration, and geologic phenomena including glaciers and geysers. Special consideration is given to the impacts of the recent tourism boom in Iceland.
This program provides students knowledge about the vast variations in crop production systems as well as agricultural equipment manufacturing and testing in an emerging economy through lecture, field-based experience, and visits to heritage and cultural sights.
Italy: International Food policy: The Italian Approach - FST (June, 2019)
The food and drink culture of Italy, one of Europe's most exciting culinary destinations, provides an accessible environment in which to experience the charms of small-scale traditional fare while studying a range of food marketing channels and international food policy questions. In particular the role of nutrition in the Mediterranean diet provides a background to explore retail and restaurant strategies for traditional, crafted foods spanning historic outdoor markets, metro stores, supermarkets, and food service of all styles. Students participating in this program will be challenged to compare and contrast what is learned about US food policy to what they experience and learn about through their exposures to the Italian food systems.
New Zealand: Sustainable Tourism & Human Impacts on the Environment - ENR (May - June , 2019)
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.
South Africa: Exotic Animal Behavior and Welfare - Animal Sciences (Two Sections: May - June, 2019)
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.
Tanzania: Sustainable and Resilient Tanzanian Community - ENR (May 2019)
When this program is complete, students will be able to: design, implement and evaluate a development project in an international community; formulate strategies to improve community resilience and sustainability in rural, Tanzanian community contexts; describe the impact that development interventions have on communities; and engage more effectively in intercultural communications both personally and professionally.
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.