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Types of Global Education Programs

From ten-day group faculty-led tours to academic-year independent travel study, the Global Education Office has study abroad opportunities that are right for you!

Low-Cost Exchange Programs  [Semester / Academic Year]
Spend a semester or academic year studying at one of AU’s partner universities at reduced-tuition cost.  Major/minor courses as well as core courses are pre-approved.  Locations include: France, The Netherlands, Taiwan, Brazil and Spain.  New locations added annually.   

AU Summer Programs  [4-8 Weeks]
The Global Education Office offers three annual summer programs coordinated by our AU faculty.

AU in Costa Rica
The best way to learn a language is through an immersion experience.  AU in Costa Rica offers students the opportunity to study Spanish for 4-8 weeks, live with a host family, visit exciting sites and even receive customized Spanish language instruction for their particular career field.

COBE in Taiwan
The College of Business and Economics (COBE) offers students the opportunity to spend six weeks in Taiwan and learn basic Chinese Language, take the course Doing Business in Taiwan and participate in company site visits.

AU in Germany
AU in Germany offers students the opportunity to take two core courses taught by AU Faculty and travel.  Students spend one week in Ashland and then travel with faculty members to Wittenberg, Germany for three weeks.

Faculty-Led Tours [1-3 Weeks]
Each year Ashland University coordinates faculty-led tours to locations all over the world from England to Africa to China. These academic programs allow students to accompany one or more faculty members as they explore a focused topic that uses the destination as the classroom.  Past programs have traveled to Austria, Belgium, China, Costa Rica,  England, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Italy, Massachusetts, Mississippi, South Africa, and Spain. 

Student Teaching Abroad [6 Weeks]
The College of Education's Cross-Cultural Internships in Teacher Education (CITE) program offers pre-service teachers the opportunity to complete their student teaching requirement outside of Ohio. Students are assigned to a school that utilizes English as the language of instruction.  International locations include: Australia, Bahamas, China, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Finland, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, South Africa and Taiwan.

Additional Pre-Approved Programs [Semester/Academic Year/Summer]
Ashland University has pre-approved programs offered by the College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS), the University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC), and Spanish Studies Abroad through the Center for Cross-Cultural Study (CC-CS).  Summer, semester and academic-year programs are available in a variety of locations.

Ashland University Study Abroad Office