Experience an intensive, condensed 3-credit course in a remarkable country. The Schar School’s seven- to ten-day courses provide you with comparative political experience and the opportunity to network with political leaders, business executives, academics, and practitioners.
Led by distinguished faculty members, the Schar School’s short-term study abroad programs are open to all Schar School students, as well as non-degree/non-George Mason students.
Students earn three credits from George Mason University as well as Certificates of Completion from our partner universities, such as Oxford University, the University of Pretoria in South Africa, University of Zagreb in Croatia, and Fudan University in China. Classes are typically conducted during recesses in the academic year and built on subjects such as government, policy making, international trade, regional development, health and social issues, culture, and security.
For more information, contact Michal McElwain Malur, the Schar School’s Director of External Programs.
WINTER 2020 PROGRAMS
Mexico-US Relations: Security, Immigration, Trade Walls or Bridges in an Era of Populisms and Nationalisms
Led by Ellen Laipson and Michal Malur
A Spring Break Study Abroad Trip to Mexico Opens Eyes, Changes Minds
Term: Winter Break
Dates: 1/10/2020 – 1/19/2020
Early bird pricing ends Oct 6, 2019. Apply today.
SUMMER 2020 PROGRAMS
Please check back for additional information on the Summer 2020 programs. For any questions, please contact Michal McElwain Malur.
Civil Discourse and High Threats: Overcoming Socio-Political Challenges
Led by Professor Tonya Neaves
Term: Summer Break
Dates: 6/7/2020 – 6/14/2020
SUMMER 2019 PROGRAMS
Entrepreneurial Leadership for the Global Marketplace
Term: Summer Break
Dates: 8/11/2019 – 8/17/2019
FALL 2019 PROGRAMS
The Island After the Castros (Cuba-U.S. Relations, Trade, Human Rights)
Dates: 8/19/2019 – 8/25/2019
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