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Programs : Featured

This is a listing of all the featured programs in the program catalog. You can view the brochure for any of these programs by clicking on the program name.
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A Common Language Divided by an Ocean: The Dialects London, United Kingdom
Terms: Jan Term Description: The richness of the English language can be discovered in the examination and exploration of the dialects that have evolved over time.  Students will discover and experience “the English language”.  As observed by Ralph Waldo Em erson,[...]
Arts in Society London, United Kingdom
Terms: Jan Term Description: Arts in Society is now full. Any additional applicants with paid deposits will be placed on the waitlist. Please consider another Jan Term 2018 Samford Abroad course.  This course provides students with a working knowledge of the meaning and i mportance[...]
Barcelona: Riots-Rebellions-Revolution Barcelona, Spain
Terms: Spring Description: Barcelona and Catalonia: Riots - Rebellions - Revolution *** This is a Spring 2018 on-campus course with a required travel component in May 2018 *** This course traces Catalonia political and cultural development. It will focus on revolution and [...]
Bridging London London, United Kingdom
Terms: Jan Term Description: This course provides a multi-disciplinary perspective on the past, present, and future of London. Topics include the historic roots of the city, the development of the British urban system, transportation and the shaping of the city; social, politica l,[...]
Cross Cultural Practicum Jakarta, Indonesia
Terms: Jan Term Description: This course includes a travel abroad experience involving the comparison of education in the United States and Indonesia. Students will discover how education looks in the unique Indonesia setting.  This program will examine the influence of the [...]
Development Economics Kigali, Rwanda
Terms: Jan Term Description: This 10-day course will examine the issues of economic growth and global poverty. Students will meet with leaders of international development agencies, as well as local government, and for-profit organizations attempting to alleviate poverty. You wi ll[...]
Food,Culture, and Society in Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
Terms: Jan Term Description: Experience the rich cooking traditions of Costa Rica as you participate in this study of Costa Rican language, culture and cuisine.  You will savor the mélange of African, Spanish and Caribbean influences flavored by tropical roots, grain s,[...]
Greece: The Crucible of Civilization Athens, Greece
Terms: Jan Term Description: Experience first-hand the history and culture of this enchanting land of rugged mountains, charming villages, and stunning islands surrounded by wine-dark seas.  Walk the paths of Pericles, Socrates, and Paul, and explore the legendary geography [...]
Hollins Abroad-Paris Paris, France
Terms: Spring Description: In Paris, you'll walk the walk. And talk the talk."Never has the phrase 'hands-on learning' been more appropriate. Studying the paintings and then seeing the originals in museums, studying the plays and then attending performances, studying the [...]
Hong Kong Baptist University (Exchange) Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Terms: Fall, Spring Description: Hong Kong Baptist University Location:  Hong Kong, China Dates: January 10 – May 17, 2018 Cost:   $14,820 (Samford Tuition)             $950 – $1,000 (Room &n dash;[...]
Israel: Exploring the Land of the Bible Jerusalem, Israel
Terms: Jan Term Description: Sacred to Jews, Christians, and Muslims, the land of Israel stands at the crossroads of the world. Israel is a prize sought after by Assyrians and Arabs, Babylonians and Britons, Saladin and Suleiman, Christian Crusaders and Jewish Zealots. Most of a ll,[...]
Samford in Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
Terms: Jan Term Description: Since JanTerm 1990, Samford students have had the privilege of studying Spanish in the beautiful Central American country of Costa Rica. Escorted by Samford professors and hosted by private language school Centro Linguístico Conversa, the annu al[...]
Samford in London (CAPA) London, United Kingdom
Terms: Fall, Spring Description: Samford in London (CAPA) Location:  London, United Kingdom Dates: January 10 – April 21, 2018 For Spring 2018, Samford has partnered with CAPA to deliver a full semester program in London. Students will choose from a wide selection [...]
Seinan Gakuin University (Exchange) Fukuoka, Japan
Terms: Fall, Spring Description: Seinan Gakuin University Exchange Program (SGU) Full academic year, fall, or spring semester, offered annually Seinan Gakuin University (Exchange) - Spring 2018 Location:  Fukouka, Japan Dates: January 9 – May 23, 2018 Cost:   [...]
Third Party Programs Homewood, United States
Terms: Fall, Jan Term, Spring, Summer 1, Summer 2, Year (SH) Description: If you are applying to study abroad independently with an international university or with a third party provider (i.e. not a Samford program), please fill out this application.  We will use the information you provide to maintain emergency cont act[...]
Travel Writing and Photography London, United Kingdom
Terms: Jan Term Description: The roles of study abroad student and travel writer are really one-in-the-same. The student must eschew treating study abroad course work as a “trip,” “travel,” or even “academic tourism.” Study abroad students and [...]
University Fellows in Italy Florence, Italy; Rome, Italy
Terms: January Travel Description: University Fellow in Italy January 3-20, 2018 All University Fellows (usually sophomores) who are in good standing with the University Fellows Program and who are able to travel, go on a three-week study abroad trip to Italy. While in Italy, th e[...]