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Study Abroad

Roosevelt University-Tilburg Exchange

Roosevelt University's philosophy program has organized a study abroad exchange program with Tilburg University in the Netherlands.  This program is open to students in the humanities (e.g. philosophy, history, literature, languages) and social sciences.  For more information on Tilburg, please contact Professor Svetozar Minkov at sminkov@roosevelt.edu.  Information about the program and application process are available in the Office of International Programs.  See contact information below.

Roosevelt University-Sussex Exchange

Roosevelt University’s history program runs a study abroad exchange program with the University of Sussex in England.  Each year two Roosevelt students will take courses at the University of Sussex and students from the University of Sussex taking American studies courses will study at Roosevelt University. Professor Erik Gellman serves as the department contact for the exchange.  Inquiries should be sent to him at egellman@roosevelt.edu. Further information about the program and application process are available in the Office of International Programs.  See contact information below.

Spring 2015 Study Abroad Course

History of Peru.  Conquest, Colonization and Contemporary Struggle in the Andean World.

This course will trace the political, economic, social, and cultural development of the Peruvian Andes taking special care to recognize the region's long history of insurrection and resistance.  From the ancient Tiwanaku civilization to the Inka Empire, from the Spanish Conquest to the formation of Shining Path in the 1980s, we will consider how Andean cultural traditions have persisted despite centuries of marginalization and exploitation. For more information, contact Carmen Kordick at ckordick@roosevelt.edu.

For application information about all study-abroad courses and exchanges, contact Justin Osadjan, Director, Office of International Programs at 312-341-2128 or josadjan@roosevelt.edu.