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Study abroad and student exchange programs

The best way to increase your knowledge of international affairs is to live and study in another country. Study Abroad opportunities are available for qualified students enrolled in all colleges and schools at Rowan University. Students may choose study programs in more than 200 countries in Europe, East Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Australia and Latin America.
To study abroad, you must plan ahead. The Education Abroad website is full of useful information including program options, making an appointment with the Education Abroad Advisor, Financial Aid & Scholarship and much more! Please go to www.rowan.edu/educationabroad or visit the Education Abroad Office located in the University Advising Center in Savitz 3rd floor or call 856-256-4105.


Join us for a Costa Rica tour next May!

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Spring Course Abroad: On the Trail of German Literature

Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing press in 1450 and ever since German literature has flourished, to the point where many German authors have entered the world's literary canon and won eight Nobel Prizes. This tour will expose participants to the locales where these writers were active and about which they wrote. From the Grimm Folktales to 19th-Century Realism to 20th-Century short story writers, and from Berlin, Germany's capital, to Weimar, home of German Classicism and a city associated with such well-known authors as Goethe, Schiller and Nietzsche, this course and its associated tour will cover a range of important authors and topics in German literary history.