Study Abroad Opportunities

Israel Academic Travel Awards – Summer 2016 – Deadline approaching!

Israel collageGlobal Affairs, Judaic Studies, and Middle East Studies are pleased to announce a competition for four awards for academic study in Israel in the summer of 2016. The competition is open to UConn undergraduate and graduate students.
Each award of $1500 may be used to defray expenses such as airfare and registration costs.
This program is not open to current seniors graduating in May 2016, or to incoming students.
Deadline: March 25, 2016

Earn academic credit by volunteering this summer at an archaeological dig in Israel!

Hebrew UniversityThis summer, the Institute of Archaeology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is continuing its exciting excavations at the Hellenistic site of Khirbet el-Eika in the Lower Galilee!
They are seeking volunteers, both graduate and under-graduate students, who will receive academic credits from the Hebrew University Rothberg International School.

Volunteer with JDC Entwine Multi-Week Jewish Service Corps!



JDC Entwine is gearing up for big things! We have opportunities to volunteer in 11 different countries, impacting diverse humanitarian and Jewish communal needs. Argentina, Bulgaria, India, Israel, Turkey, Hungary, Russia and Moldova are just a few of the incredible places you could be spending your summer!

To apply: 

Application deadline: April 11, 2016

For any questions please contact Naomi at 

Psychology Majors – Study Abroad in Tel Aviv this Summer!

UConn@Tel Aviv University is a new summer study abroad program that gives students a chance to pursue their studies in Psychology/Cognitive Science/Neuroscience. This 5 week program is led by Dr. Etan Markus (UConn Psychology) together with colleagues at Tel Aviv University.  Participants will take a UConn class supplemented with a second class focused on regional history, politics and/or culture.  They will also have organized activities and tours.

Tel Aviv/Jaffa is a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its Bauhaus architecture.  It is also known as “The City that Never Sleeps.”  Tel Aviv University is a leading world institution with cutting edge research in both Psychology and Neuroscience.

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The Nazi Aftermath in Central Europe: The Media, History, and The Holocaust – a Global Field Course to Poland, Austria, and Hungary

Study Abroad
Summer 2015 / May 14-­‐31, 2015 / COM 471: 1 credit


• Investigate how the media in Poland, Austria, and Hungary represents the Holocaust.

• Meet with major media, embassy officials, historians and cultural and social leaders.

• Visit historical and cultural sites, including the Warsaw Ghetto, Auschwitz-­‐Birkenau Concentration Camp, Krakow’s Kazimierz and Budapest’s Jewish Quarters, and Vienna’s Imperial District.

• Global field course to Poland, Austria and Hungary

Estimated Cost: $ 3,990


(UConn Center for Judaic Studies offers scholarships and study-abroad assistance, as well as academic credits at UConn may be earned – please contact the center for details)

For more information, please contact Professor Beltran at