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CBS programs abroad

The College of Biological Sciences offers students the opportunity to study abroad on programs made for CBS students arranged or led by CBS faculty.

Beyond the Nobel Prize: Innovation in SwedenSweden skyline

Global Seminar, May Session 2021
During this three-week program, students will examine innovation across a variety of disciplines and consider how solutions to problems facing society require creativity, collaboration, and new ways of thinking. Explore how organizational, political, cultural, and social environments can foster innovation, using the Swedish context. 

By immersing in Swedish culture, we will better understand its role in facilitating an innovative environment as we examine the reasons behind Sweden’s ranking (#2 in 2019) on the Global Innovation Index and the Nobel Prize, international awards bestowed by Swedish institutions that recognize significant academic, cultural and scientific advances.

Spend May session in Stockholm, home of the Nobel Peace Prize and European hub of design, academics, culture, and scientific advances. Earn 3 credits for BIOL 3905. Fulfills the Global Perspectives liberal education theme.

This program is led by Nikki Letawsky Shultz, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and International Programs, College of Biological Sciences.

Tradition & Innovation in Ireland Group of students in Dublin

Freshman Seminar Abroad — Spring semester course + Spring break abroad
This spring Freshmen Seminar Abroad will examine innovation in a broad context and connect and apply these concepts to the rich Irish history of innovation across disciplines, including art, science, and technology. Explore Irish innovation and culture across disciplines and through readings, lectures, and experiences in country to various sites, including the Science Gallery and the National Museum. 

Combine an on-campus class during the spring semester with approximately 10 days in Dublin during spring break. Earn 3 credits for BIOL 1904. Fulfills the Global Perspectives liberal education theme.

This seminar is taught by John Ward, a professor within the College of Biological Sciences, and the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education.