Deadline extended for some CWRU study abroad programs

Deadlines for Case Western Reserve University summer study abroad programs in Cameroon, Cuba France, and Israel have been extended. A brief introduction of the programs is provided below:

The Cuba Experience – May 13-June 3; apply by April 13
An immersive experience with artists, intellectuals, musicians, academic faculty, historians and writers in Matanzas, “The City of the Bridges.” The program also provides students with opportunities to visit places related to their majors, develop proficiency in Spanish, and interact with the local Cuban community. Spanish and Global and Cultural Diversity credit will be offered.

The Paris Experience – May 13-June 2; apply by April 13
Discover Paris’s ethnic neighborhoods though the literature and culture of its African, Arab and Asian communities. Students will visit cultural centers and museums, but also will meet with authors and community leaders, attend an African dance session and observe a literacy program for France’s newly arrived immigrants. Students will debate social issues with French students concerning immigration and French identity. French, Global and Cultural Diversity, and World Literature credit will be offered.

The Cameroon Experience – May 14-June 5; apply by April 13
An immersion learning experience living and studying in Buea, Yaounde and Dschang. Students will get one-on-one interaction with faculty members, intellectuals, artists and writers, as well as visits to classes, political institutions, museums, historical sites and monuments. In addition, a research project and service learning are highlighted. French, Global and Cultural Diversity, World Literature, and Ethnic Studies credit will be offered.

Manot Archaeological Dig (Israel) – July 6-27; apply by April 1
This course, offered by the School of Dental Medicine, allows students to participate in a professional dig while learning about the region, archeology and dental medicine. Digging will start July 8 and end July 20. A tour of the city of Nazareth will be offered during the program.

To apply for summer study abroad, visit and click “Program Search” – “Featured Programs.” For questions about programs and the application process, visit the Office of Education Abroad at Tomlinson 143 or email