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Events and Announcements

Great news for those of you interested in receiving SLE (Signature Learning Experience) credit over the summer!

Starting summer 2017 you can now receive SLE credit for programs that are at least 3 weeks long.

That means you could choose a summer study abroad program to satisfy the "Cross-Cultural Experiences" (study abroad) SLE! In total, each Etown student is required to complete two SLEs.

 Sol Education Abroad (an Etown affiliate) offers many summer sessions that would fulfill this requirement. You can refer to the Dates & Prices section on their website to find a summer session that will best fit your schedule:


Of course, there is still time to apply for Fall Semester programs, also! For semester programs you will be enrolled in 15 credits (5 classes). 

Announcing Two New Programs Added as Affiliate Locations!

The Study Abroad Office is thrilled to announce two new affiliate programs that will be available to Elizabethtown College students in Spring 2017.

University of Granada through Sol Education Abroad

Situated in Granada, Spain, this program the perfect location for Spanish majors and minors, International Business majors, and any majors interested in taking classes in Spanish or English related to Spanish culture, history, civilization, art, etc! Besides offering tracks in both English and Spanish, advanced speakers can take education, business, and NGO internships or classes with locals. They also offer summer programs.

Hellenic American University through CISabroad

Located in Athens, Greece, this program offers classes in English in a wide variety of majors, including Business Administration, Psychology, Accounting, Information Technology, English Language & Literature, Music, along with several general education courses. This is a great program for those who want to study abroad but need to take courses that are very similar to those offered in the U.S. Hellenic American University is considered a U.S. institution of Higher Ed!

Find out more about each program by going to the Programs tab and finding the location on the World Map. Click on the link and it will take you directly to each providers' page.

Sarah Fuller completes Education Research at Umbra

Sarah Fuller, an Elizabethtown College student and Special Education Major, completed an independent research project during her fall semester abroad in Perugia, Italy. As part of her project Sarah interviewed those in the education community of Perugia with the goal of learning how culture and laws are interconnected to support inclusive education. This project was completed in collaboration with Dr. Christian Tarchi, a professor at Umbra University. There is more information about Sarah's research here.

U.S. News List of Best Countries to Study Abroad In

U.S. News has just released a list of the best countries to study abroad in. Italy topped the list as the #1 place to study abroad in the world. Did your country make the list? This list is based on data from a survey taken by people from all over the world. The list can be found here


   New Scholarship available for students studying in Asia                 

The Institute of International Education is relaunching the Freeman Awards for Study in Asia. This scholarship is available for students with limited experience and demonstrated financial need studying abroad in East and Southeast Asia. This scholarship will fund both semester and year long study abroad programs. The awards range from $3,000 for a summer, $5,000 for a semester, and $7,000 for a year long program. For more information please refer to the website here. The press release is located here.


SOL selected the Top Study Abroad Program in the US by Abroad101

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One of our program providers, SOL education, was chosen as the Top Study Abroad program in the US by Abroad101!

For more information, check out https://www.studyabroad101.com/rankings/2014#top_providers


Elizabethtown College Study Abroad Office