Short-Term Faculty-Led Programs

Summer 2018
The History of Science & Technology

UW-Platteville Education Abroad offers a number of short-term faculty-led (STFL) programs which allow students to take a course taught abroad by one or more UW-Platteville faculty members. All programs carry UW-Platteville academic credit and contain an international component which typically lasts between ten days and three weeks. Programs are often offered over the winter, spring, and summer breaks and also require some pre-departure and returnee requirements such as readings, research, papers, informational meetings, etc.

The location and focus of the programs vary greatly, and program offerings change from year to year. At this time all 2019 STFL programs have been approved. For more information on a specific program, please contact the Education Abroad Office at

Winterim 2019

Multicity, New Zealand - From the Midwest to Middle Earth: Agriculture and Society in New Zealand (3 cr.) 
Program Dates: January 4-19, 2019
Instructors: Dr. Chris Baxter & Heide Geske
Application Deadline: October 1, 2018

Seville, Spain - Vertical Integration in Agriculture & International Trade Basics (3 cr.) 
Program Dates: January 5-20, 2019
Instructor: Dr. Kevin Bernhardt
Application Deadline: October 1, 2018

Chang Mai, Thailand - Tropical Shelter Medicine, Management and Welfare: From Companion Animals to Elephants (3 cr.)
Program Dates: January 4-20, 2019
Instructor: Dr. Krista Hardyman
Application Deadline: October 1, 2018

Rome, Italy - International Experience in Art (3 cr.)
Program Dates: January 2-13, 2019
Instructors: Gregory Nelson and Dr. Tyler Ostergaard
Application Deadline: October 1, 2018

Spring Break 2019

Hong Kong & China - Chinese Business Practices and Cultures (3 cr.)
Program Dates: March 12-23, 2019
Instructor: Louis Nzegwu
Application Deadline: November 1, 2018

Summer 2019

Harlaxton, England - Comparative Education: Teacher Training and Educational Approaches in the United Kingdom (3 cr.)
Program Dates: July 6-20, 2019
Instructor: Dr. Jennifer Collins
Application Deadline: February 1, 2019

Italy & Switzerland - The History of Science and Technology in Europe (3 cr.)
Program Dates: May 20 - June 4, 2019
Instructors: Elizabeth Holden and Dr. Adam Stanley
Application Deadline: February 1, 2019

Mercedes, Costa Rica - Pura Vida: Exploring Agriculture in Costa Rica (3 cr.)
Program Dates: May 19 - June 1, 2019
Instructors: Dr. Donita Cartmill and Dr. John Tembei
Application Deadline: February 1, 2019

Zwolle, Netherlands - Cycling Infrastructure in the Netherlands (3 cr.)
Program Dates: May 19 - June 3, 2019
Instructor: Dr. Kristina Fields
Application Deadline: February 1, 2019 

San José, Costa Rica - Working with Families from Different Cultural or Linguistic Backgrounds (2 cr.)
Program Dates: June 12-26, 2019
Instructor: Dr. Rea Kirk
Application Deadline: February 1, 2019

Darmstadt, Germany - Renewable Energy and Green Building Best Practices (3 cr.)
Program Dates: May 18 - June 2, 2019
Instructor: Dr. Samir El-Omari
Application Deadline: February 1, 2019

Thailand & Loas - BambooU: Social Business Innovation in Southeast Asia (3 cr.)
Program Dates: May 20 - June 11, 2019
Instructor: Dr. Marcia Harr Bailey
Application Deadline: February 1, 2019