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CONTEMPORARY GLOBAL CHALLENGES IN PARIS

 

This six-week Summer 1 program based in Paris, France, aims to provide a survey of contemporary global challenges through guided classroom discussion and site visits to numerous international organizations.The program is divided into two halves: the first three weeks consist of Foundations in International Relations and Global Studies (IRG 320F), and the second three weeks consist of The Theory and Practice of International Organizations (GOV 360N). Students will assess the scholarly and policy debates surrounding key global political, economic, social and environmental challenges for the modern world;as well as gain first-hand awareness of the efforts to address these challenges by state and civil society actors within global governance institutions.

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Sponsored by College of Liberal Arts

Course(s)

  • IRG 320F - Foundations in International Relations and Global Studies and
    GOV 360N - The Theory and Practice of International Organizations

Academic Information

Courses count as in-residence hours for UT-Austin students and grades are factored into the official UT-Austin GPA.

Faculty

All courses will be led by UT-Austin faculty. Dr. Michael Anderson will teach IRG 320F (Foundations in International Relations and Global Studies) and Dr. Stephanie Holmsten will teach GOV 360N (The Theory and Practice of International Organizations).

Language(s) of Instruction

English

Eligibility

Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - No

Housing

Students will stay in shared residence halls or apartment style housing with kitchen access

Open To

Students from all colleges and schools

Program Cost

2022 Program fee: $7020. Includes shared room; stipend for some meals and incidental expenses; excursions and entrance fees. Students must pay: UT-Austin summer tuition, airfare, personal items, health insurance, independent travel expenses. Multiple scholarships including program specific need based awards of $1-2,000 available.)

Dates:

- Summer First
  • Program: May 29, 2022 to July 9, 2022
  • Instructional: May 30, 2022 to July 8, 2022
  • Final Deadline: February 1, 2022

Application Code

353041

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Events Calendar
Information Session

Next Step

Attend an info session to learn more! 10/4 at 2pm on Zoom, 10/8 at 1pm on Zoom, 11/17 at 5pm (PAR 306), and 12/3 at 1pm (PAR 306). Click "Events Calender" link above for Zoom links. View recording of info session linked above. Email jmonthei@austin.utexas.edu with questions.

Program information above is subject to change