Study Abroad Programs


Asia Council Summer Study Program: Healthcare in the Philippinesyangzhou-wutingqiao

Understand the interrelationship of culture and evidence-based healthcare on the island of Bohol.  Conduct research on the Filipino healthcare system by exploring healthcare sites and interacting with actual healthcare providers and their clients.  Experience the unique cultural combination of east and west through excursions to archeological sites and other places of historical, cultural and societal importance.  This country comprised of thousands of islands provides a unique backdrop for healthcare students to experience the integration of theory and practice. 

Academic Focus: This program is designed for nursing students, who have preferably already been accepted into a cohort.

Courses: NRSG 3990: Culture and Evidence Based Healthcare (3 credits).  Students can petition to have this count towards their research requirement.

Duration / Location: May 2105 - Two Weeks / Bohol, Philippines.

For more information click here.



Asia Council Summer Study Program: Zhengzhou University, ChinaZhengzhou

The 2015 program offers courses in  art, economics, history, communications, political science, religious studies, and criminal justice. Earn 6 undergraduate or graduate semester hours. The host institution is Zhengzhou University which has a student population of 35,000. The city is close to many historical and cultural sites including the famous Shaolin Monastery where martial arts traditions were established. The program fee includes round-trip airfare, lodging and most meals, field trips and excursions, most ground transportation, and visa application.

Duration / Location: Approximately May 8th - June 5th, 2015 / Zhengzhou, China. Cost of $3,850 plus tuition.

For more information go to Dalton State's Study Abroad Program.

Dr. Wilson Huang Co-director

(229) 333-5486

Dr.Baogang Guo, Program Director

(706) 272-2678

Asia Council Summer Study Program: Hong Kong and TaiwanHong Kong boat

The 2015 program offers up to 6 hours of credit in Criminal Justice.  Courses combine classroom instruction with many field trips to criminal justice agencies & social services organizations.  Credit hours counted toward an Asian Studies certificate and a minor in International Studies. Taiwan was once under Dutch occupation (1622-1652) and Japanese rule (1895-1943), know by the name "Formosa" given by the earlier Portuguese settlers for its beauty.  Hong Kong was ruled by the British government between 1842 and 1997, then returned to China. Hong Kong is thus well known for its identity as a place where east meets west.

Program  price of $3100 includes airfare and lodging.  Program cost does not include tuition or meals.

Duration/Location: May 12 - June 1, 2105/Hong Kong and Taiwan

For more information: http://www.valdosta.edu/crju/taiwan-hk/

Contact: Dr. Wilson Huang : whuang@valdosta.edu

(229) 333-5486


Asia Council Summer Study Program: Osaka, JapanHong Kong boat

The 2015 program in Japan offers courses in  Japanese language and Japanese religious traditions. Earn 6 undergraduate semester hours. The host institution is located just twenty minutes away from the beautiful cities of Osaka and Kyoto.   The city is close to many historical and cultural sites like Kinkaukuji, or the Golden Pavilion.  The program fee includes round-trip airfare, lodging, some field trips and excursions to Tokyo and Hiroshima.  The program doe not include food costs. 

Duration / Location: Approx. June 3, July 5 / Osaka area, Japan. Cost of $3,950 plus tuition.

Courses offered:  Japanese 1001 and 2001; Religious Studies 4700/Philosophy 4800:  Japanese Spiritual Traditions

For more information go to http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/academic-affairs/international-programs/dept/study-abroad/japan.php

 Contact: David Starling dstarlin@valdosta.edu or mjstoltz@valdosta.edu

Tel: 229-219-1246