University of Poitiers and Centre Oregon
Application deadline EXTENDED: Apr. 7, 2017
Explore international aspects of Environmental Sciences in a French city that offers unusual opportunities for hands-on learning. As a city dating to the Celtic era that became a Roman city, and then a Medieval center of Christian study, Poitiers exhibits layers of human modification of the natural environment from a Roman aqueduct to contemporary wind and nuclear energy sources. The four week program is comprised of:
Prof. Larry Becker (Geography and Director, Environmental Sciences Undergraduate Program) spent the 2010-2011 academic year in Poitiers on sabbatical (see his blog post here) and will teach the Human-Environment course in addition to serving as faculty leader for the group. Students will be housed in host families or a university residence hall according to their preference.
Cost Estimates: to be confirmed at a later date
(includes: lodging, some meals, ground transportation, etc.)
Total Program Cost Estimate: TBC