Mount Ida is offering 12 travel programs this spring, with 9 going abroad and 3 in the USA offered by the Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement.

More details and the online application link are below and on MIWeb > My Academics > Global Connections.

Partial scholarships from Santander and Global Connections are available for undergraduate students. Amounts will be announced in November.

Please encourage all students to consider these exciting programs in their spring semester schedules and to attend an information session to learn about financial options, scholarships and program itineraries.

  • Belize – Wildlife Conservation and Veterinary Medicine (for Vet Tech majors), taught by Dan Young.
  • Chile (travel in May) – Leadership Development and Cultural Embrace, taught by Jackie Palmer.
  • China – Chinese Business and Society, taught by Liang Tang.
  • Czech Republic and Germany – Psychology of Evil and the Holocaust, taught by Brad Hastings.
  • Japan – Global Design: Analysis of Game Art and Animation, taught by Eric Hunn.
  • London – Survey of British Literature: 1800 to Present, taught by Jim Martin.
  • London (travel in May) – Survey of Graphic Design, taught by Alison Poor-Donahue.
  • London (travel in May) – England in World War II, taught by Steve Eames.

Questions? Attend a Travel Info Session to learn about these exciting programs, partial scholarships and funding options.

Info sessions:

  • Thursday 10/22 from 2-3 in the Campus Center Theatre
  • Tuesday 10/27 from 11-12 in the Campus Center Theatre
  • Wednesday 10/28 from 1-2 in the Campus Center Theatre

Applications are due by Friday, October 30.

To apply:

Preparing you for the world

In today’s fast-paced, socially connected world, having global awareness is essential. At Mount Ida College, you will have many opportunities to gain international experience through our Center for Global Connections. This student- and community-focused office will serve as your hub of all international activity on our safe, beautiful campus not far from Boston. Whether you are an international student or a U.S. student, the Center for Global Connections will link you to experiences, resources and support to build your global network. Visit our campus, chat with our students and you will see how our small, close-knit community is big on cultural understanding and global awareness. How will you make the most of these intercultural connections?

  • International student services: Consider Mount Ida’s Center for Global Connections your home away from home. Take advantage of the international student support services we provide, including both academic and social experiences.
  • Study abroad opportunities and support: Our Center for Global Connections provides you access to five approved study abroad programs in dozens of countries. Learn more about your study abroad options, including special financial aid opportunities.
  • International honor society: Phi Beta Delta international honor society is open to international students and study abroad students who meet eligibility criteria. Explore requirements and honor society projects to learn more.

Contact the Center for Global Connections Director Robin Melavalin with questions at (617) 928-4624 or

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