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Study Abroad

Prepare for the adventure of a lifetime! International experience is a valuable part of any college degree in today's world. Leeward CC provides you with various opportunities to study abroad and earn credit toward a degree.

2015 Schedule

Leeward CC programs:
These are programs that Leeward has set up with partner institutions abroad.  Students pay Leeward tuition, and receive Leeward credits.  These programs may or may not be accompanied by a Leeward faculty member.
Chiba (Tokyo), JAPAN (May 25 to June 19, 2015)
Japanese Language & Culture  (JPNS 102, 201, 202)

Seoul, KOREA  (July 15 to August 14, 2015)
Korean Language & Culture (KOR 101, 102, 201)

  • Cost: app. $2300 + 4-credits Leeward CC summer tuition + air (arranged on your own)
    • Program includes intensive Korean language course and Korean Studies course (in English) at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies International Summer Session, dormitory accommodations, cultural activities and field trips
    • For more program details: http://summer.hufs.ac.kr/

Shanghai, CHINA  (July 12 to August 8, 2015)
Chinese Language & Culture (CHN 101, 102, 201)

Nice, FRANCE (May 21-June 18, 2015)
FRE 197: French Culture Through Immersion

  • Cost: app. $2,000 + 3-credits Leeward CC summer tuition + air (arranged on your own)
  • Program includes Leeward faculty-led instruction, accommodation, some meals, cultural excursions, side trips to Paris and other locations, some ground transportation
  • For program updates and details contact instructor/chaperone Didier Lenglare: dr [dot] lenglare [at] yahoo [dot] com

Rome, ITALY  (June 22-July 20, 2015)
ART 197: Art History in Italy: From Etruscans to Caravaggio

  • Cost: app. $3,000 + 3-credits Leeward CC summer tuition + air (arranged on your own)
    • Program includes Leeward faculty-led instruction, accommodation, some meals, cultural excursions, side trips to Florence and other locations, some ground transportation
    • For program updates and details contact instructor/chaperone Suzette Scotti: sdscotti [at] hawaii [dot] edu

Affiliated programs:
These are programs provided by our partners, Panrimo, API, and CISaborad and TEAN.  As students from an Affiliated Institution, Leeward students receive a discount on the published price of these programs.  NO Leeward tuition is paid for these programs, and students are responsible on their own for requesting transfer credits through the Leeward Admission & Records Office. The transfer of these credits is not facilitated or guaranteed by the Office of International Programs.
Summer and Semester-long programs throughout Australia & New Zealand, Asia, Latin American, and Europe (with scholarships available!)

Panrimo – http://www.panrimo.com
CISabroad – www.cisabroad.com
API – www.apistudyabroad.com
TEAN - www.educationabroadnetwork.org/

    • Our study abroad affiliates offer programs to: Argentina, Australia, Bhutan, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, England, Fiji, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Scotland, Spain, United Arab Emirates
    • Costs vary depending on location and program length

Application information for Leeward programs:

  • Applications are available from BE-109. 
  • Two academic references are required.
  • $200 non-refundable fee required after acceptance (covers administrative fees and travel health insurance) 

Next steps and timeline for the Summer 2015 programs is:
Now – stop by BE-109 to pick up an application and 2 academic reference forms; get/renew your passport

January-February – research your program; ask teachers for references; work on application essay and scholarship materials; plan finances

March 2, 2015 - Deadline for submitting application materials to Study Abroad Office (including $200 application fee*); deadline for submitting scholarship applications online

March 6, 2015 - Notification by email of your acceptance into the program

March 16, 2015 – For FRANCE and ITALY programs: 50% program fee due

March 30, 2015 - For FRANCE and ITALY programs: 100% program fee due

Date varies - Deadline for final payment of program fees for CHINA, JAPAN, and KOREA

Mid-April, 2015 - Mandatory attendance at Pre-departure Orientation Meeting

April 30, 2015 - Deadline for payment of Leeward CC tuition credits via MyUH 

* Deposit is non-refundable if student withdraws from program.  Deposit WILL be returned IF program is cancelled by Leeward CC.

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