Program Dates: June 2 - 21, 2019
Course(s): CDFS 410
: Learning about Children and Families Living in Europe: Croatia, Bosnia, Montenegro, and Slovenia
OR FCS 490
OR FCS 497/597)
Approximate Travel Cost: $5,300
(includes airfare and travel to all four countries)
Course Description: A 23-day short-term study abroad course that will focus attention on how immigration, social, cultural, religious, political, technological, and historical factors have influenced and changed the lives of children and families in the U.S., in Croatia, Bosnia, Montenegro, and Slovenia. The different teaching methods that will be used in the course will include lectures, DVDs, tourism, visits to local museums, experiential learning activities, service learning activities, utilization of guest speakers, and founders of non-governmental organizations. NGO offices, orphanages, universities, historic sites and iconic places will also be visited. Assignments for the course will be based on visits to these various sites.
An exciting opportunity to visit central European countries along the Adriatic Coast:
Bosnia and Herzegovina:
- Kortula Island
- Lokrum Island
- Mljet Island
- Plitvice Lakes National Park
- Stari Most
For a flyer with more details, click here: SUMMER 2019 flyer.final.pdf
For a full course syllabus, click here: CDFS 410 Syllabus.pdf
This is a CSULB short-term, faculty-led study abroad course.
Contact Professor Nilufer Medora
for more information at
Open to all majors (as well as staff, faculty, alumni,
and community members on a space available basis).
Faculty permission required.
ASI-CSULB Study Abroad Scholarship
A limited number of $750 scholarships are available for short-term, study abroad programs.
for more information and to apply for the scholarships.
Deadline to apply for scholarships: March 11, 2019