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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!

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London, 2 weeks, January 2017

Public Safety focus

While in London, students will interact with a local police force, and compare U.S. and England's laws, protection protocol, and prevention goals. Also, student will visit London's historical landmarks, including Buckingham Palace, Tower Bridge, London Eye, and Big Ben. This study abroad program is tailored for students in a public safety program, but is open to all NWTC students.
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Application deadline is September 19th, 2016.

Trip inquiries:

John Flannery
Public Safety Instructor
920-498-5711; john.flannery@nwtc.edu

Jim Boland
EMS Instructor
920-498-7964; james.boland@nwtc.edu
 

Barcelona, 2 weeks, January 2017

Travel to Barcelona during NWTC’s j-session for two weeks. Visit one of the world's leading cultural cities, filled with beautiful architecture and delicious Spanish cuisine. The program will enrich your understanding of Spain’s engineering sector and legal practices, through an engineering company visit, tour of the Catalan Parliament, and a visit to a law firm. You will explore the Gothic Quarter, Sagrada Familia, and the town of Tarragona.  Take part in lectures on international business, Spanish cooking, and history of Spain. Cultural exploration and education will be the focus of the program. This study abroad program is tailored for students in a business or engineering program, but is open to all NWTC students.
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Application deadline is September 19th, 2016.

Trip inquiries:

Anne Oestreicher
Paralegal Instructor
920-498-5549; anne.oestreicher@nwtc.edu
 

Belize, 2 weeks, January 2017

Early childhood and para-education students can travel to Belize during NWTC’s J-session for two weeks. The study abroad program will be offered for 3 early childhood practicum credits, which will help you complete your program of study. The program will enrich cultural and diverse perspectives of Belize’s early childhood educational system, including family involvement. You will be directly engaged with one of The Ministry of Educations preschool programs and two Belize colleges. Cultural exploration, service learning, and education will be a focus of the program.
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Application deadline is September 19th, 2016

Trip inquiries:

Mary Beth Boettcher
Early Childhood Education Instructor
920-498-5410; marybeth.boettcher@nwtc.edu
 

China, 2 weeks, May 2017

The program is designed to expose students to the Chinese business and IT environment as well as China’s long history and vibrant culture. The program will focus on China’s central region, away from the polluted mega-cities of the coast, and into the more traditional heartland of Chinese civilization. Participants will have the chance to engage Chinese college students and faculty, explore businesses and industries, and see both cultural sites and historical monuments. Participants will not only see major cities, but will also experience campus life at a college in a medium-sized city. Day trips will also explore more pristine environmental preserves, including Buddhist holy sites and the home of “China’s national treasure,” the Giant Panda. This study abroad program is tailored for students in a business or IT program, but is open to all NWTC students.
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Application deadline is February 6th, 2017

Trip inquiries:

Lacy Frewerd
International Programs
920-498-5451; lacy.frewerd@nwtc.edu

Ireland, 10 days, May 2017

Discover boundless opportunities at Waterford, Ireland. Live on campus at the Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) with a diverse group of students who share your passion. Visit historical sites, attend lectures by top instructors, and participate in company visits to receive "behind the scenes" look at Irish business.

The Ireland program is a Wisconsin Technical College System sponsored program. Therefore, the participants will include students from Wisconsin's Technical Colleges.

Highlights:

  • Lectures by WIT instructors on economics, history, culture, politics, and religion
  • Demonstrations on Irish culinary arts and Gaelic games/sports
  • Tours of local cultural sites (such as Blarney Castle and Ring of Kerry)
  • 2 day visit to Dublin

Requirements:

  • Complete application with 2 letters of recommendation
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Able to obtain a valid passport
  • Maturity to represent Wisconsin Technical Colleges
  • Cost: Approximately $1,800 + airfare, passport, and incidentals

Application deadline is November 30th, 2016

For trip inquiries

Chris Kuborn
Digital Media Technology Instructor
920-498-5636; christopher.kuborn@nwtc.edu

 

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