Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 71.55
Liaison Kelsey Beal
Submission Date Jan. 18, 2024

STARS v2.2

Indiana University Bloomington
AC-5: Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Kelsey Beal
Sustainbility Analyst
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution offer at least one immersive, sustainability-focused educational study program that is one week or more in length?:

A brief description of the sustainability-focused immersive program(s) offered by the institution:
Indiana University offers many partnership programs with countries overseas that incorporate semester abroad experiences, or a split class where half the term is held at IU and the other half in a chosen country.

Many of these courses can be found via the IES Abroad website when searching for "sustainability": https://www.iesabroad.org/programs

Examples of partnership programs that are sustainability-focused include:
an Environmental Studies and Sustainability program in Freiburg, Germany (http://www.iesabroad.org/study-abroad/programs/freiburg-environmental-studies-sustainability) and a Business, Sustainability, and Immigration program in Nice, France (https://www.iesabroad.org/programs/nice-business-sustainability-immigration).

Additionally, many IU Alternative Spring Break experiences focus on sustainability themes.

Website URL where information about the institution’s immersive education programs is available:
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