Winter Break 2018-2019AustraliaLocations: Australia: Agriculture Down Under
Fields of Study: Agribusiness, Agronomy, Animal Science, Entrepreneurship, Horticulture, Natural Resources
Learn about the unique biodiversity of the continent, the amazing wildlife, innovative agriculture, including poppy production, hops growing, modern dairies, world famous fruit production, and some of the best wineries in the world.
TBDPuerto Rico: Tropical EcosystemsLocations: Puerto Rico
Fields of Study: Tropical Ecology
Observe components of tropical ecosystems, investigate major ecosystems of an island system, and understand the influence of tropical island geology and precipitation on biodiversity structure and sustainable systems.
Summer 2019Botswana: Wildlife ConservationLocations: Ecotraining, Inc. field camp along the Motloutse River, Northern Tuli Game Reserve
Fields of Study: Biological Sciences, Ecology, Environmental Studies, History, Natural Resources
Get a first-hand understanding of the natural history of bush ecosystems and wildlife conservation in Southern Africa. Spend a month camping in the bush learning about wildlife, plant, and ecosystems of this unique country.
Dr. L.J. McElravy, Professor of Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communication
More Information: UNL Education Abroad Program Info
Summer 2018Rwanda: Land, People & ChangeLocations: Rwanda - East Aftrica
Fields of Study: Agricultural Leadership, Environmental Studies, Entrepreneurship
Learn about the history, culture, agricultural and environmental practices, and current state of Rwanda. Gain a first-hand understanding of how arts-based digital storytelling techniques can be used for engaging public audiences in positive change movements. Visit national parks, genocide memorials, historic cultural villages, and many local businesses and organizations.
Summer 2019China: Global Perspectives of Land and PeopleLocations: Yangling, China
Study Chinese culture and agriculture in the center of China at Northwest Agriculture & Forestry University. In addition to your four weeks studying and living in China, you will get a chance to visit the Terra Cotta Warriors, hike the Great Wall, and explore the Forbidden City.
Summer 2020United Kingdom: PGA Golf ManagementLocations: Edinburgh, United Kingdom, Saint Andrews, United Kingdom
Develop a deeper understanding of the golf industry through an increasingly important international/cultural lens. Conduct informal qualitative research on the golf industry in the birthplace of golf. Explore various golf facilities and interact with international staff and management. Become familiar with the golf industry from a course management perspective as well as from an agricultural perspective.
Summer 2019Italy: Sicily Mummy StudiesLocations: Sicily
Fields of Study: Biological Sciences, Forensic Sciences, Natural Resources
Get a firsthand understanding of mummy studies, but more specifically in Sicilian context of religious mummies. Spend two weeks living and studying in a renovated convent, Convento dei Cappuccini e l'annessa Chiesa in the village of Santa Lucia del Melo, Sicily.
Visit crypts and catacombs in Palermo and the village of Piraino also located on the main island of Sicily. The students will participate in visual assessment of mummy preservation at these three locations.
Summer 2019Spain & France: European Culture and Food ProductionLocations: Barcelona, Paris
Explore two of the largest countries in Europe by touring the French and Spanish countryside, walking the streets of Barcelona and Paris and experiencing the unique cuisines of this region by touring vineyards, visiting olive oil facilities, and learning first-hand from experts throughout the region about European food production.
Winter 2019-2020New Zealand: Land of the Long White CloudLocation: Christchurch, New Zealand
Fields of Study: Agribusiness, Agronomy, Animal Science, Environmental Studies, Food Science & Technology, Forestry, Natural Resources
Enjoy summer in January in the Land of the Long White Cloud (New Zealand) while learning about a country diverse in both agriculture and natural resources. See how this small country has become a major player in the agricultural export market including dairy, sheep, deer, cattle and wine. Partake in the Polynesian culture and the adrenalin pumping activities that make tourism the 2nd leading industry in New Zealand.