International Programs Events

Optional Practical Training is employment authorization that allows international students in F-1 status to work off-campus in positions directly to their major field of study. All F-1 students planning to apply for OPT work authorization are required to attend an OPT workshop. 

You must sign up in MU Connect to attend this workshop. 

This workshop is currently being offered via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link after signing up. 

October 22, 2021
9:30 am

MU authorized attorney Bill Schiller, Hughes Socol Piers Resnick and Dym, Ltd., will present about the permanent residency process. This workshop will be held on Zoom – register in advance and submit your questions online.

October 28, 2021
2:00 pm

Optional Practical Training is employment authorization that allows international students in F-1 status to work off-campus in positions directly to their major field of study. All F-1 students planning to apply for OPT work authorization are required to attend an OPT workshop. 

You must sign up in MU Connect to attend this workshop. 

This workshop is currently being offered via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link after signing up. 

October 28, 2021
3:00 pm

Study abroad this summer on the Six Sigma Certification in Ireland program! Enroll in IMSE 4380 and earn Six Sigma certification while interning for a global company in Ireland. Expand your professional network during site visits and familiarize yourself with Irish corporations. Study on the historical campus of Trinity College Dublin, an elite university in Ireland. Develop a strong understanding of European business culture, supply chian and industrial management. 

Learn more at this info session from the program leader, Dr. Dan Bumblauskas. 

This session will be held on Zoom — register in advance

November 1, 2021
1:00 pm

Study abroad in Italy this summer on the Anthropology: Archaeology Field Methods in Pompeii program.  Spend four weeks outside of Naples, learning about archaeological field methods and Roman Archaeology at one of the most well-known sites in the world. Study Roman sanitation and water-supply alongside researchers from Mizzou and the United Kingdom. Examine the unique houses and shops of Pompeii while learning about survey and excavation techniques. Earn three credits of ANTHRO 2800/7800. Returning and advanced undergraduate students may be able to register for ANTHRO 4800.

Learn more at this info session from the program leader, Dr. Kate Trusler. 

November 2, 2021
12:00 pm

Study abroad this summer on the Thermodynamics in France program! Take this core engineering requirement while exploring French culture — enroll in ENGINR 2300 or MAE 2300. Study in the French Riviera, known for its beaches, picture perfect water and charm. Apply the principles of thermodynamics to real-life applications through site visits and lectures. Explore France with visits to Grasse, Canne and St. Marguerite Island.

Learn more at this info session from the program leader, Dr. Stephen Lombardo.

This session will be held on Zoom — register in advance.

November 2, 2021
1:00 pm

Study abroad this summer on the Dynamics in Ireland program! Enroll in MAE 2600 and take dynamics outside the classroom as you absorb the course content in real-life settings. Expand your professional network during site visits and familiarize yourself with Irish corporations. Get to know Dublin and experience day trips cities such as Glendalough and Belfast. Take advantage of three-day weekends to explore all that Ireland has to offer.

Learn more at this info session from the program leader, Dr. Craig Kluever. 

November 2, 2021
3:00 pm

Study abroad this summer in Spain or Peru — or both! Earn six or 12 credits of Spanish on these exciting programs: 

 
Learn more at this info session from the program leaders, Dr. Ivan Reyna and Dr. Mamadou Badiane. 

November 3, 2021
2:00 pm

Study abroad this summer on the Wild Ireland: The Environment, Literature and Performing Arts program. Enroll in ENGLSH 4140 and ENGLSH 4260/H or FILM_S 4005 for a total of six credits and experience a culture filled with film, theater, music, literature and the arts with other MU students. Explore how human culture and the environment shape each other in the west of Ireland with visits to the Aran Islands, Cliffs of Moher and around Connemara. Attend several performances at the Galway Film Fleadh and Galway Arts Festival. Analyze Irish literary history, focusing on the connections between human culture and the natural world surrounding Galway.

Learn more at this info session from the program leader, Dr. William Kerwin. 

November 3, 2021
3:00 pm

Study abroad in Greece this summer on the From the Bronze Age to the Byzantine Empire program! Immerse yourself in the geography, archaeology and culture, while exploring continuities between historical and contemporary Greece. Enroll in AMS 4100/4100H for six credits and discover the physical and intellectual achievements of ancient, medieval and early modern Greece. Travel to breathtaking sites of historical significance throughout the islands and mainland.

Learn more at this info session from the program leader, Dr. John McDonald. 

November 3, 2021
4:00 pm

Experience a new culture while serving the local community on these exciting Global Mizzou Service summer programs: 

 
Learn more about these programs from Yvonne Binfield, Office of Service-Learning.

This session will also be available on Zoom — register in advance

November 4, 2021
12:00 pm

Study abroad this summer on the World History on the German Stage program! Earn three credits (GERMAN 4005, HIST 2004 or PEA_ST 4001) as you spend two weeks study the culture and media landscape of contemporary Germany, exploring the legacies of the Cold War and the history of the imperial era and Nazi Germany. Extend your program for four weeks and earn three more credits (GERMAN 4001) as you improve your German language skills with expert instructors from the University of Leipzig.

Learn more at this info session from the program leader, Dr. Monika Fischer. 

This session will be held on Zoom — register in advance

November 4, 2021
2:00 pm

Study abroad in Italy this summer on the Communication and Culture in Tuscany program! Learn and apply cross-cultural communication theories through visits to businesses, local contrade and interactions with local Italians. Experience the history and culture of Tuscan food through cooking classes and visits to cheese, pasta, wine and olive oil producers. Explore Italy with visits to Florence, Bologna, Val D’Orcia and Chianti. Earn six credits this summer — enroll in COMMUN 3470 and 4960.

Learn more at this info session from the program leader, Dr. Colleen Colaner. 

November 4, 2021
3:00 pm

Study abroad this summer on the Strength of Materials in Ireland program. Enroll in ENGINR 2200 and take strength of materials outside the classroom as you absorb the course content in real-life situations. Expand your professional network during site visits and familiarize yourself with Irish corporations. Become well acquainted with Dublin and other cities such as Glendalough and Belfast. Take advantage of three-day weekends to explore all that Ireland has to offer.

Learn more at this info session from the program leader, Dr. Robert Winholtz. 

November 4, 2021
4:00 pm

Optional Practical Training is employment authorization that allows international students in F-1 status to work off-campus in positions directly to their major field of study. All F-1 students planning to apply for OPT work authorization are required to attend an OPT workshop. 

You must sign up in MU Connect to attend this workshop. 

This workshop is currently being offered via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link after signing up. 

November 5, 2021
9:30 am

Study abroad this summer on the Culture, Public Health and Social Services: Exploring Greece program. Earn three credits (P_HLTH 8001, SOC_WK 7001, HLTH_SCI 4001 or SOC_WK 4101) and gain an understanding of Greece’s public health issues, health care services and social services, as well as possible implications for collaboration with the U.S. Explore exciting cities with a unique blend of ancient history
and modern development.  Fulfills the international experience and elective requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Global Public Health.

Learn more at this info session from the program leader, Dr. Mansoo Yu.

This session will be held on Zoom — register in advance

November 8, 2021
3:00 pm

Study abroad this summer on the Nursing Ethics in Italy program! Enroll in NURSE 4210 and gain an in-depth understanding of how nurses around the world deal with ethical dilemmas. Learn from an ethics expert, OBGYN specialist, local lawyers and more. Explore the medieval city of Lucca and visit the Museum of the Hospital of Santa Maria Nuova. Ideal for upcoming sixth and seventh semester nursing students.

Learn more at this info session from the program leaders, Casey McCormick and Morgan Shahan. 

This session will also be available on Zoom — register in advance.

November 9, 2021
3:00 pm

Study abroad this summer on the Nursing Ethics in Italy program! Enroll in NURSE 4210 and gain an in-depth understanding of how nurses around the world deal with ethical dilemmas. Learn from an ethics expert, OBGYN specialist, local lawyers and more. Explore the medieval city of Lucca and visit the Museum of the Hospital of Santa Maria Nuova. Ideal for upcoming sixth and seventh semester nursing students.

Learn more at this info sesion from the program leaders, Casey McCormick and Morgan Shahan.

November 9, 2021
3:00 pm

Study abroad in Costa Rica this summer on the Comparative Criminal and Juvenile Justice program! Enroll in SOC WK 4101/7001 and explore criminal and juvenile justice approaches in correctional facilities, health agencies and communities. Understand Costa Rica’s criminal justice
system, including reintegration of offenders and nationwide restorative justice processes. Spend a weekend exploring Tortuguero National Park, a sanctuary for sea turtle nesting, as well as Poás Volcano and La Paz waterfall.

Learn more at this info session from the program leader, Dr. Kelli Canada. 

November 9, 2021
4:00 pm

Study abroad in Jamaica this summer on the Peacebuilding and Peacemaking in the Modern Caribbean program! Enroll in PEA_ST 3022 and explore how the history of race, class, gender relations, colonialism and imperialism have shaped the prospects for peace in Caribbean communities. Visit Jamaica’s beautiful beaches as well as unique sites like the Bob Marley Museum and the offices of the prime minister and political ombudsman. Analyze the effects of religion, education, and popular music on Caribbean communities and peacebuilding.

Learn more at this info session from the program leader, Dr. Daive Dunkley. 

This session will be held on Zoom — register in advance

November 10, 2021
11:00 am