Study Abroad Program

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"All the world is a book and those who do not travel, read but one page." --St. Augustine

Pack Your Bags!

Paris, Provence & Barcelona

Summer 2016, led by Dr. Wayne McMillin

It’s two of Europe’s most stunning cities separated by one of the world’s most historic regions.

The size of the Mona Lisa may surprise you, but so too will the Provence region, a source of inspiration for Louvre-dwellers like Cézanne, van Gogh and Picasso. You’ll see La Sagrada Familia, Park Güell and the rest with a perspective usually reserved for the most seasoned travelers.

~$3,200 (includes travel, hotel and most meals); 3 credit in HUM available (~$560)

View trip details -- http://www.efcollegestudytours.com/professors-trip/1759569BM

Interest Meeting Dates:

If you are interested in our Study Abroad trip May 16, 2015, to Paris and Barcelona, please attend one or all of the follow meetings to learn more about the trip:

  • Friday, Sept. 11, 10 to 11 a.m., Alva EC201, Enid Conf., Woodward Conf., Ponca City 127
  • Thursday, Sept. 17, 11 a.m. to noon, Alva EC201, Enid Conf., Woodward Conf., Ponca City 127
  • Monday, Sept. 28, 10 to all a.m., Alva EC201, Enid Conf., Woodward Conf., Ponca City 127
  • Thursday, Oct. 1, 4 to 5 p.m., Alva FA229, Enid Conf., Woodward Conf., Ponca City 126

Contact Dr. Wayne McMillin at 580-213-3116, wlmcmillin@nwosu.edu or Lori McMillin at 580-747-1113 with questions.


Australia and New Zealand

Summer 2017, led by Dr. Kathryn Lane

See for yourself why Aussies and Kiwis have more in common than hopelessly endearing accents.

From spiny echidnas to small flightless birds, neither suffers from a shortage of natural beauty. New Zealand’s Auckland is arguably one of the world’s most beautiful capitals, and by the time you reach the warm waters of the Great Barrier Reef, you may find you’re not quite ready to leave. Join Study Abroad for an adventure “down under” in Summer 2017 as we visit Australia and New Zealand.

~$4,700 (includes travel, hotel, and most meals); 3 credit hours in HUM available (~$560)

Some things you'll never forget!

NWOSU's Study Abroad program is a once in a lifetime learning opportunity. Students not only get to take a fascinating course on the country they're visiting but they'll get to experience the lessons for themselves. Many students comment that the trip and the things they've learned will never be forgotten. Here are a few memorable lessons from previous trips:

  • learning the history of the Wales' flag atop Snowden Mountain (UK 2012)
  • discussing the Irish fight for independence in the post office that served as the "headquarters" of the Irish rebellion--complete with bullet holes (UK 2012)
  • why wealthy Englishmen and Americans took the "grand tour" from a balcony overlooking the streets of Rome (Italy & Spain 2014)
  • discussion of class distinctions and how someone became a gladiator in ancient Rome from the third floor of the Coliseum (Italy& Spain 2014)
  • the significance of flamenco dance to Spanish culture while attending a live flamenco performance (Italy & Spain 2014)

To be clear, though, every year we have travelers join our trip that aren't taking it for course credit. That's fine too! We welcome anyone interested in joining one of our Study Abroad trips to email the appropriate faculty member or fill out the form below to join our email list.