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Issue 01/25/2016
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  *   View full Calendar<>
  *   Several Asia Internship info sessions soon!
  *   Info session for Innsbruck, Austria summer program


  *   Freie Universitat Berlin
  *   Exchange Program Deadline: 2/1/2016* (*some programs have earlier deadlines)


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Learn more about Education Abroad!

Education Abroad 101
*Please note students must attend an Education Abroad 101 session before scheduling an appointment with an adviser
Upcoming sessions:
Monday 1.25.16 @ 5:30pm, MLC 277
Tuesday 1.26.16 @ 12:30pm, MLC 348
Wednesday 1.27.16 @ 10:00am, Journalism 502

Options Abroad: UGA Residential Centers
UGA at Oxford: Monday 1.25.16 @ 12:30pm, MLC 253
UGA Cortona: Tuesday 1.26.16 @ 5:30pm, MLC 253
UGA Costa Rica: Wednesday 1.27.16 @ 12:30pm, MLC 350

Tate Information Table - UGA Costa Rica/UGA Cortona/UGA at Oxford
Monday-Friday: 9:30-3:30
Tate Atrium (next to Tate print and copy)
Please feel free to drop by to pick up information any day of the week!

MLC Information Table - UGA at Oxford
Tues., Wed., and Thurs. 9:30-3:00
3rd floor MLC (across from Jittery Joe's)
Please feel free to drop by and pick up information regarding UGA at Oxford!

Upcoming Deadlines

UGA Cortona:
February 1 - New Extended Maymester Application Deadline!
Learn more about the Drama Maymester here<>.
Learn more about the Viticulture & Enology Maymester here<>.

February 15 - Summer Application Deadline
Open to all majors: learn more here<>.

UGA at Oxford
January 22 - Application Deadline for Junemester<> program (open to all majors), the Terry Summer Program<> (open to Terry majors), the Grady Summer Program<> (open to all majors), and the Franklin Summer Program<> (open to all majors).

UGA Exchanges


Fall 2016 Exchange Program Application Deadline: February 1, 2016*
*Some applications may have earlier deadlines

         For students considering a UGA Exchange Program for Fall 2016, now is the perfect time to learn about and plan for an upcoming program!

Exchange placements are available for UGA partner institutions in Australia, Austria, Brazil, China & Hong Kong, Costa Rica, Ecuador, France, Ghana, Germany, Korea, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, Taiwan, & the United Kingdom

Search for UGA Exchange Programs Here<>:

Costs & Financial Aid: Exchange Program Fee: (currently $5,811 for Spring 2016), which is equivalent to UGA in-state tuition/fees (payable to UGA); additional expenses include airfare, meals & accommodation expenses at host university, study abroad insurance, and other personal expenses. Hope, Zell Miller, and other Financial Aid may be used on all UGA exchange programs. Additional scholarships may be found here<>.

To Apply: The UGA Exchange Application is available via our new online UGA GoAbroad Portal here<>.
Contact OIE and/or the faculty director of each exchange program to schedule a mandatory advising appointmen<>t.<>

Academic Areas: While on exchange, students take regular university courses offered by the host institution; programs offer a variety of subjects suitable for a wide range of majors, minors, elective and core areas of study. In addition, many programs will offer language and culture study as part of the curriculum.

Don't know if an exchange is right for you? Start by attending an Education Abroad 101 session<>.

For more info & to Schedule an Exchange Advising Appointment: Please call OIE's front desk to schedule an exchange advising appointment by calling 706-542-2900 or email [log in to unmask]


The University of New Orleans Summer School Program at Innsbruck, Austria will host an information session on Mon., Feb 8 from 4:30-5:30pm in Room 412 of the Journalism building. Interested students are encouraged to attend. Students already accepted into the program should not attend. Please visit the program page<> for more information. Also, check out their Facebook<> page.

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FUBis is an intensive, academic program through which students can earn credits that may be counted towards their degrees at their home institutions. FUBis sessions run for 3 to 6 weeks and take place both in summer and winter.
Visit their website for more<> information.

Internship Opportunities

The US-UK Fulbright Commission in London is now seeking applicants for our internship programme for summer 2016!
This opportunity is a great fit for:
1) Study abroad students seeking to gain work experience alongside their studies in the UK (student must be on a Tier 4 Student Visa)
2) Recent graduates eligible to travel on the BUNAC Intern in Britain programme (Tier 5 visa, up to 6 months). Click here<> for more information.

Applicants come from a variety of fields. The largest number of applicants have backgrounds in international relations, marketing, communications, political science, international/higher education, student affairs, education, or non-profit management.

To apply, students should email a CB and cover letter to [log in to unmask] with the subject line "Awards Internship", "Alumni Internship", or "Advising Internship."

The Atlantis Project's 2016 internship applications are now open! US Pre-Med and Pre-Health students can choose dates during winter break (Dec.-Jan.), spring break (March), or summer (May-Sept.) Visit Atlantis Project's New Website<> for more information and to apply.

Upcoming Internship Informational Sessions

Freeman Asia (AGIC) Grant Info Sessions
Wed., Jan 27 from 5:30-7pm, Location TBD
Tues., Feb 2 from 5:30-7pm, Location TBD
An information session about scholarships for internships in East/Southeast Asia sponsored by the Office of International Education. A panel of internship program providers will be there to describe their programs and answer your questions. Free pizza!

Webinar: Internships in Shanghai, China through ISA
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Meeting Number: 921-584-802
Meeting Password: bulldogs
Join by phone: US Toll Free - 1-855-282-6330

Learn about internship options in Shanghai, China through ISA. Application deadline for May internships is Feb. 1, so tune in and start shaping your May plans. ISA internships also available in June and September.


2016 InterCambio Cultural Scholarship
Priority given to applications received prior to January 1st, 2016
Since 2009, InterCambio Cultural (ICC) has supported more than 500 students from around the world. ICC is a non-profit cultural organization located in downtown Cordoba, Argentina. It was founded in 2005 to promote intercultural learning experiences and bring global cultures together where participants develop new skills and gain a broader global perspective.
Complete and submit applications here<>.
Email [log in to unmask] with any questions
Available scholarships include:

  *   Argentine Culture (Scholarship covers 100% of tuition, fees, and accommodation)
  *   Spanish Language and Culture (Scholarship covers 30% of tuition and 100% of accommodation and board)
  *   Internships or volunteer experiences (Scholarship covers 50% of tuition and fees)

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Freeman Asia Grant
Spring Deadline: February 15th, 2016
Intern in Southeast Asia!
Grants of up to $5,000 for internships in Southeast Asia. Currently enrolled UGA undergraduate or graduate students are eligible. Internships MUST last for a minimum of 4 weeks and MUST earn academic credit. Preference is given to students traveling to Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Macao, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam, but scholarships may be considered for students interning in other countries within Asia, as well. You MUST be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Each student may only submit one application.
Asia-Georgia Internship Connection Application Form<>

Aberystwyth Scholarship Competition
Interested in studying in the UK?
More information can be found here<>.
or on our twitter: @AU_StudyAbroad

ThinkSwiss Scholarship Program
Deadline: January 31, 2016
The ThinkSwiss Scholarship program managed by the Office of Science, Technology, and Higher Education of the Embassy of Switzerland in Washington, D.C. is ready to go into its next round! The program is designed for students enrolled at U.S. and Canadian universities and provides them with a scholarship so that they can go to Switzerland to undertake a research internship at a Swiss university or institution with a respective host professor for 2-3 months.
Visit the Swiss Embassy Website<> for more information

Rotary Peace Fellowship
Deadline: May 31, 2016
Up to 100 fellows are selected every year in a globally competitive process based on personal, academic, and professional achievements. Fellows earn either a master's degree or a professional development certificate in peace and conflict studies at one of the Rotary Peace Centers, located within several leading universities around the world. The nearly 1,000 program alumni are working in over 100 countries as leaders in national governments, NGOs, the military, law enforcement, and international organizations such as the United nations and World Bank. Visit the Rotary fellowship website<> for more information.

Upcoming Events

San Francisco Career Forum 2016 (Feb. 19 & 20).
This event welcomes students of all majors. However, we do expect there to be a particularly high number of companies hiring IT/engineering students. Therefore, we're offering even more financial support than usual to help these students attend the SF Career Forum in the form of $250 in attendance bonuses and priority selection for travel scholarships. There will also be panel discussions with experienced professionals to provide insight into bilingual careers and working in technology. The panel discussion is open to everyone. Learn more here<>.

U.S. Career Forum (Apr. 9)
Unlike other Career Forums, the U.S. Career Forum features companies hiring exclusively for positions within the U.S. It is therefore a great opportunity for Japanese speakers with U.S. work permission (including those obtaining OPT by the end of 2016) to make use o f their language abilities and other skills to find work domestically. The event will be held in New York this year, and we will be offering travel scholarships. Learn more here<>.

Additionally, please visit our website for a list of Non-UGA Programs<> provided by outside organizations.

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Athens, GA 30602
Phone 001-706-542-2900
Fax 001-706-583-0106

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