Germany Discussing Research and Volunteer Topics in Cologne, Germany Students are invited to participate in a “summer school” program to discuss new research and practical knowledge about volunteering, which is an emerging aspect of social service delivery in the European context. The program is sponsored by the Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Cologne, Germany and will take place in their retreat center, Kardinal-Schulte-Haus, Bensberg, Germany. PROGRAM DATES September 28- October 2, 2009 PROGRAM ORGANIZATION Two faculty and up to ten students will be involved in this experience. ACADEMIC PROGRAM This is a non-credit bearing program. Coursework will consist of 40 contact hours between students and instructors. This includes two pre-departure meetings, an orientation, five days of sessions abroad, and at least one presentation after the experience. ELIGIBILITY There is no language or GPA requirement for this program Program is limited to BSW, MSW, and social work Ph. D. students Students must be in good standing, both academically and behaviorally If the program is not full, MSW students from other campuses may be considered Complete eligibility criteria and selection criteria are outlined within the Academic Policies and Procedures of the Office of Study Abroad. Selection is based on maturity, seriousness of purpose, and appropriateness of match between program and applicant. Students on academic or disciplinary probation during program period are not eligible. Students must be at least 18 years old to participate on an IUPUI Study Abroad Program. HOUSING Students will be living in dormitories at the retreat center with students from Germany and Austria. ESTIMATED 2009 COSTS* Airfare: $900 Study Abroad administrative fee: $75 (This fee will be posted to your bursar account.) Travel insurance: $26 *Airport transfers and meals: $150 *Two nights at a hotel (one night before summer school and one night after): $150 Room & board: $100 Estimated Total: $1400 *Students will need to personally pay for their accommodations prior to and after the summer school and their flight to Cologne and airport transfers. FINANCIAL AID IUPUI or IU scholarships, grants and loans applicable to program costs. (Performance scholarships, Guaranteed Tuition certificates, fee courtesies, Indiana Higher Education Awards and awards to children of disabled veterans not applicable.) Find general information about financial aid and links to additional scholarship opportunities here: http://abroad.iupui.edu/aid/ . APPLICATION DEADLINES Deadline: June 30, 2009 For application information, visit: http://abroad.iupui.edu/programs/apply_Germany_Social%20Work.pdf For more information about the program, contact: Dr. Lisa McGuire – firstname.lastname@example.org, (317) 274-6736 For more information about studying abroad, contact: Study Abroad Office - email@example.com, (317) 274-2081 All information is subject to change. This site is neither a contract nor an offer to make a contract. The Office of International Affairs reserves the right to change or discontinue a program at will. Please contact our office if you have a disability and need assistance or special arrangements.
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