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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[...]
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 Rwanda, 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 [...]
Hong Kong Baptist University (Exchange) Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Terms: Fall, Spring Description:   Where East Meets West: Hong Kong Baptist University   Hong Kong Baptist University Contact: geo@samford.edu   General Info Hong Kong Baptist University is an autonomous, public-funded university with a Christian h eritage.[...]
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
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 OVERVIEW Seinan Gakuin University was founded in 1916 and currently enrolls about 8,000 undergraduate students. Fukuoka, where Seina n[...]
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 [...]