Education Abroad

Expand Your Horizons Education Abroad

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Each year, over 900 UNL students earn credit abroad in around 50 different countries. At the College of Journalism and Mass Communications, our education abroad experiences are led by CoJMC faculty and each is tailored to the major areas of our college. Each experience is designed to help our students discover something new about themselves and gain an understanding of a different culture. Explore our upcoming opportunities below.

Oman & UAEOman & UAE: Perspectives in DevelopmentMarch 14-26, 2019

This faculty-led Education Abroad program will provide opportunities for students to evaluate models of development by comparing and contrasting two countries in the Middle East – Oman and the United Arab Emirates.

  • Develop a global understanding around a variety of topics, including culture, health, business, journalism, hospitality and more.
  • Travel to two cities in Oman and two cities in the UAE during UNL's Spring Break.
  • Visit educational institutions, governmental and non-governmental agencies and learn from experts in Omani and Emirate culture.
  • Experience the delicious cuisine of Oman and the UAE, and participate in a cooking class highlighting the nutritional elements of Omani cuisine!

Faculty Lead: Octavio Kano-Galvan

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1, 2019
  • Trip Starts: March 14-16, 2019

Journalism, Advertising and Public Relations in modern ChinaChina: An Emerging Global PowerhouseMay 5-May 20, 2019

Students will meet twice per week from April 1 to April 19 to prepare to travel to China from May 5 to May 20, 2019. Students will visit Beijing - the political, educational and cultural center, Chengdu - a top city for international startups and entrepreneurs, and Shanghai - China’s financial center.

Faculty Lead: Joseph Weber

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1, 2019
  • Class Starts: April 1-April 19, 2019
  • Trip Starts: May 5-May 20, 2019

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Allison Hinesley

Education Abroad & Exchange Student Coordinator