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 Study Abroad

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! 


Belize, March 20-29 (spring break) 2015

Early Childhood Education focus

Early childhood education students, staff and community members, travel to Belize during NWTC’s spring break for 10 days. The study abroad program will offer 3 early childhood practicum credits, which will help you complete your program of study. 

The trip will enrich your cultural and diverse perspectives of Belize’s early childhood educational system, including family involvement. Also, you will be immersed into Belize culture through your host family. You will be directly engaged with one of The Ministry of Educations’ 36 preschool programs in the city of Corozal.  Emphasizing healthy and safe environments will be a focus of the trip.

Applications for the Belize program will be accepted in October

Trip inquiries:
Mary Beth Boettcher
Early Childhood Education Instructor

China, May 2015

Global Business focus
Applications for the China program will be accepted in fall 2014

Thailand, January 2016

Cultural focus

The program will focus on cultural awareness, including the opportunity to learn about the Hmong migration from Laos to Thailand and eventually to the United States. The program includes time in Bangkok, Chiang Mai, and Chiang Rai.

We will begin accepting applications for the Thailand program in late spring 2015.

Trip inquiries:
Wa Yia Thao
Minority Student Coordinator

Denmark, May 2016

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 2015

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 

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 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.  

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Study abroad providers (not affiliated with NWTC):


For more information:

Lacy Frewerd, International Programs Assistant
Phone: 920-498-5451 or 01-920-498-5451