NWTC's study abroad programs combine international travel with high quality academic experiences. Gain appreciation for other cultures while broadening your global awareness. Expand your horizons and study abroad!
Ireland, May 27 - June 5, 2014
Discover boundless opportunities at Waterford, Ireland for 10 days. Live on campus at the Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) with a diverse group of students who share your passion to gain global skills. Explore historical sites, attend lectures by top instructors at WIT, and participate in company visits to receive a "behind the scenes" look at Irish business. This program is lead by Madison College but is open to all WTCS students.
The cost is $2,100 and includes in-country transportation, lectures from WIT instructors, excursions to cultural sites, lodging and tours of various businesses. The cost does not include airfare or most meals.
If you have any questions about this program, please contact Tammy Gibbs at Madison College or visit the webpage: https://matc.studioabroad.com/?go=WTCSIreland
Application due March 31, 2014
London - Dublin, January 2015
Paralegal and Criminal Justice focus
Spend 9 days in London touring the Supreme Court, Parliament, Middle Temple Hall, financial district, Blenheim Palace, amoung other attractions. Then travel to Dublin for a 5 day adventure touring local attractions including, Criminal Courts of Justice, Cuinness Storehouse, and IIT Blanchardstown.
Applications for the London program will be accepted in fall 2014
Trip inquiries: Anne Oestreicher, Paralegal Instructor
Trip inquiries: John Flannery, Criminal Justice Instructor
Denmark, May 2015
Sustainability and Business focus
The 10 days in Denmark will be mainly spent in Roskilde. The group will learn about renewable energy by wind turbines, solar sources or biomass. There will also be a focus on sustainable business practices. The group will experience the capital city of Copenhagen and traditional Danish cultural sites. U.S. students can interact with local students to learn ordinary Danes value in life.
Applications for the Denmark program will be accepted in fall 2014
Trip inquiries: John Hippensteel
Solar Energy Technology Instructor
Thailand, May 2015
Applications for the Thailand program will be accepted in fall 2014
China, May 2015
Global Business focus
Applications for the China program will be accepted in fall 2014
Germany, 1 year program with CBYX
The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) is a yearlong fellowship to study and work in Germany. CBYX is open to applicants in all career fields, though preference is given to students in STEM fields, agriculture, business, and vocational fields.
The fellowship is funded by the US and German governments through a grant provided by the US Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, under the authority of the Fulbright-Hays Act of 1961, as amended. More information can be found at www.CBYX.info.
The CBYX program annually provides 75 participants with:
2 months intensive German language training
1 semester of study at a German university or university of applied sciences
5-month internship with a German company in the participant’s career field
Transatlantic airfare, health insurance, and monthly living expense stipend
Prior German language knowledge is not required, though it is preferred. Applicants should have clear career goals and some relevant work experience in their career field, which may include summer, part-time, or internship work. Participants must be between the ages of 18-24, possess a high school diploma or equivalent, and be US citizens or permanent residents.
Interested applicants can apply online at www.CBYX.info. The application deadline for the 2014-2015 program is December 1, 2014.
Complete your bachlors degree with Robert Gordon University, located in Aberdeen Scotland, in one year. The agreement between NWTC and RGU is for students in Hospitality Management or Business Management only at this time. Complete your associate degree at NWTC and then transfer to RGU to complete a bachelor degree.
Check out study abroad opportunities through our partnerships:
Study abroad providers (not affiliated with NWTC):
For more information:
Lacy Frewerd, International Programs Assistant
Phone: 920-498-5451 or 01-920-498-5451