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Students can participate in a wide range of international and domestic immersive learning opportunities during January and spring break.

January Term (J-Term)

Check back for next year's programs and dates.

Spring Break 


March 16–25, 2018

Students will visit the fractured former state of Yugoslavia with Professor Black to explore topics of reconciliation, human rights, and peacebuilding. Opportunities for primary research by students and site visits throughout Serbia, Kosovo, Bosnia, and Croatia will be overseen by faculty. All students will be expected to contemplate and address the causes of conflict and means of prevention; the processes of peacebuilding; the reconciliation of adversaries; and the reweaving of social fabric.

Explore more details on our website.

Who: All students, alumni, faculty, and staff. No prerequisites, but priority will be given to IPD and MPA students with prior experience in the cultivation of development, human rights, or conflict resolution.

Academic Credit: Option for two or four credits

Application Deadline: January 15

Contact: Carolyn Taylor Meyer 

Washington, D.C.

March 19–23

The Center for Advising and Career Services will be leading a professional networking and career exploration trip to Washington DC. 

Who: Open to all students.

Contact: Bryce Craft, Center for Advising and Career Services

Make Your Own

Want to create your own international program? Do you have an idea for a sustainable international project for you and your peers to tackle? Review the Immersive Learning and Study Abroad Manual for more information. You can apply for Immersive Professional Learning funding to offset your costs!

IPL Funding Contact: Barbara Burke