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Learning abroad

Whether it’s learning about forest ecology in Costa Rica, marine biology in Australia or Denmark, health care in a developing country, or language and culture around the world, learning abroad provides a diverse array of opportunities for CBS students. Here you'll find a collection of news, features and opportunities regarding learning abroad for CBS students.

Study Abroad Spotlight: Beyond the Nobel Prize: Examining the Evolution of Swedish Innovation

During this spring semester course, students will examine how Sweden became a global innovator. Spend spring break in Stockholm, home of the Nobel Peace Prize and European hub of design, academics, culture, and scientific advances. Earn credit for BIOL 3905 on this Spring break program led by Dr. Nikki Letawsky Shultz.

Expected excursions in Sweden include sites like: The Nobel Museum, National Museum of Science and Technology, subway art, Swedish Museum of Natural History and Cosmonova, Drottingholm Palace (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), and the Vasa Museum.

CBS Study Abroad Lunch and Learns

CBS Student Services will be hosting their CBS Study Abroad Lunch and Learns on October 1 - 5, 2018 from 12-1pm in 3-104 MCB.

During these lunch time information sessions, you will hear from past CBS students who have studied abroad, learn about the programs from the staff who work with them, and find out why they work so well for CBS majors. Information on scholarships will be covered too! Below are the sessions for this semester:

Pre-Health Student Resource Center Global Seminars

The Pre-Health Student Resource Center offers two global seminars over winter break, one to India, one to Thailand. While they each have their own unique experiences, both seminars focus on global health within the context of their respective countries and are led by health professionals. New this year, students that take part in these seminars will all have the opportunity to continue learning back in Minnesota with a 7-week, in-person course during the 2019 spring semester in a joint setting with students from both seminars.

You CAN Afford to Study Abroad Information Sessions

At this popular info session, students will get information and tools to help them choose an affordable program and apply for scholarships & financial aid - all important parts of making your dream of studying abroad a reality.

The information session will be held on Friday, March 30, 12–1 p.m. in Blegen Hall Room 235.

CBS Study Abroad Lunch and Learns

CBS Student Services will be hosting their spring CBS Study Abroad Lunch and Learns on February 26 - March 1, 2018 from 12-1pm in 3-104 MCB.

During these lunch time information sessions, you will hear from past CBS students who have studied abroad, learn about the programs from the staff who work with them, and find out why they work so well for CBS majors. Information on scholarships will be covered too! Below are the sessions for this semester:

Spots Open in Coral Reef Ecology Course 2017-18

There are 3 spots left on the Winter-Break course, "Coral Reef Ecology" in the field. Specifically, they travel to Roatan, in the Honduran Bay Islands, and spend 9 days diving, becoming Reef-Check certified "Eco Divers," conducting a bit of research, and learning about various underwater habitats. It's an amazing course!

Dates this year are 12/30/17 - 1/8/18

They stay at Anthony's Key, which is fabulous, and have unlimited shore diving, plus two or more boat dives each day, weather permitting.

Spots Open in Coral Reef Ecology Course

There are two to three spots left on the Winter-Break course, "Coral Reef Ecology" in the field. Specifically, the group travels to Roatan, in the Honduran Bay Islands, and spend 9 days diving, becoming Reef-Check certified "Eco Divers," conducting a bit of research, and learning about various underwater habitats. It's an amazing course!

Dates this year are 12/30/17 - 1/8/18

The group stays at Anthony's Key, which is fabulous, and have unlimited shore diving, plus 2 or more boat dives each day, weather permitting.