Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 74.57
Liaison Brandon Trelstad
Submission Date Dec. 20, 2019
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Oregon State University
AC-5: Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Leticia Cavazos
Sustainability Program Specialist
Sustainability Office
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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?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability-focused immersive program(s) offered by the institution, including how each program addresses the social, economic, and environmental dimensions of sustainability:

Several OSU study abroad programs focus on sustainability as a core program element, and several more examine an issue using sustainability as a lens. The following is a complete listing of current offerings that include elements of sustainability:

Argentina:
CIEE Open Campus Block Program in Buenos Aires
API in Buenos Aires, Argentina: Universidad de Belgrano, Argentine & Latin American Studies

Australia:
OSU Exchange: Macquarie University, Australia
CIEE Arts and Sciences Program in Perth, Australia
CIEE Biology and Ecology Field Studies in Perth Australia
CIEE Summer Tropical Marine Ecology in Perth, Australia
IFSA- University of Sydney
IFSA- Griffith University
IFSA- University of Queensland
IFSA- Griffith University
The School for Field Studies – Watersheds of the Wet Tropics
SIT Study Abroad Australia: Rainforest, Reef, and Cultural Ecology

Bahamas:
SEA Semester: Marine Biodiversity & Conservation

Bhutan:
The School for Field Studies – Forests in the Land of the Thunder Dragon
API in Thimphu, Bhutan: Royal Thimphu College, Direct Enrollment & Internship

Bolivia:
SIT Study Abroad Bolivia: Multiculturalism, Globalization, and Social Change

Botswana:
CIEE Arts and Sciences Program in Gaborone, Botswana
CIEE Community Public Health Program in Gaborone, Botswana
CIEE Summer Community Public Health Program in Gaborone, Botswana

Cambodia:
The School for Field Studies – Climate Change, Ethics, and Conservation

Cameroon:
SIT Study Abroad Cameroon: Development and Social Change

Chile:
IFSA- Chilean Universities Program, Valparaiso
IFSA- Chilean Universities Program, Santiago
API in Valparaiso, Chile: Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria, Integrated Studies in English and Spanish

China:
IE3 Global Internship: InternChina
IE3 Global Internship: PDXWildlife Giant Panda Research
CIEE Advanced Chinese Studies Program in Beijing, China
CIEE Sustainable Development in Beijing, China
Semester at Sea

Cook Islands:
SEA Semester: Sustainability in Polynesian Island Cultures & Ecosystems

Costa Rica:
OSU Faculty-Led: Issues in Natural Resources Conservation in Costa Rica
CIEE Summer Tropical Ecology and Conservation in Monteverde, Costa Rica
CIEE Sustainability and the Environment in Monteverde, Costa Rica
CIEE Tropical Ecology and Conservation in Monteverde, Costa Rica
CIEE Summer Sustainability and the Environment Program in Monteverde, Costa Rica
IFSA- Universidad Nacional, Costa Rica
The School for Field Studies – Fundamentals of Sustainability Research
The School for Field Studies - Sustainable Development Studies
The School for Field Studies – Biodiversity and Sustainable Food Systems
API in San Joaquín de Flores, Costa Rica: Instituto San Joaquin de Flores (ISJF), Spanish Language & Latin American Studies
API in San Joaquin de Flores, Costa Rica: Instituto San Joaquin de Flores (ISJF), Intensive Language and Culture Summer
API in San Jose, Costa Rica: International Center for Development Studies (ICDS), Development Studies in Latin America
API in San Jose, Costa Rica: Universidad Veritas, Multidisciplinary and Environmental Studies
API in San Jose, Costa Rica: Universidad Veritas, Latin American Studies & Internship

Czech Republic:
IE3 Global Internship: Molecular and Cellular Biology Research at Charles University
CIEE Central European Studies Program in Prague, Czech Republic

Denmark:
College of Engineering: Technical University of Denmark Exchange 
CIEE Open Campus Block Program in Copenhagen

Dominican Republic:
CIEE Liberal Arts Program in Santiago, Dominican Republic
SEA Semester: Colonization to Conservation in the Caribbean

Ecuador:
IE3 Global Internship: Marine Wildlife Conservation Fieldwork
IE3 Global: Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador
IE3 Global: Galapagos Academic Institute for the Arts & Sciences (GAIAS), Ecuador
SIT Study Abroad Ecuador: Comparative Ecology and Conservation

United Kingdom:
OSU Exchange: University of Nottingham, England
IE3 Global: University of Sheffield, England
OSU Exchange: Lancaster University, England
OSU Exchange: University of Sussex, England
IFSA- King's College London
IFSA- London School of Economics and Political Science
IFSA- Queen Mary, University of London
IFSA- SOAS, University of London
IFSA- University of Westminster
IFSA- Cambridge University
IFSA- Oxford University
GEO: Liberal Arts in London
IFSA- Queen's University Belfast
IFSA- University of Edinburgh
IFSA- University of Glasgow
IFSA- University of Stirling

Fiji:
SEA Semester: Sustainability in Polynesian Island Cultures & Ecosystems

France:
IE3 Global: Poitiers, France
SIT Study Abroad Cameroon: Development and Social Change

French Polynesia:
SEA Semester: Oceans & Climate
SEA Semester Summer: Pacific Reef Expedition

Germany:
IE3 Global: Baden-Württemberg Universities, Germany
IE3 Global Internship: Individualized Internships throughout Germany
CIEE January in Berlin

Ghana:
CIEE Arts and Sciences Program in Legon, Ghana
Semester at Sea
GEO: Global Health, Development, and Service Learning in Accra
SIT Study Abroad Ghana: Africa in the 21st Century

Grenada:
SEA Semester: Ocean Exploration
SEA Semester: Caribbean Reef Expedition

India:
IE3 Global Internship: Kodaikanal International School

Indonesia:
SIT Study Abroad Indonesia: Arts, Religion, and Social Change

Ireland:
IE3 Global Internship: Jampa Ling Tibetan Buddhist Centre
IE3 Global: University College Cork, Ireland
IE3 Global: Limerick, Ireland
IFSA- Trinity College Dublin
IFSA- University College Dublin
IFSA- National University of Ireland, Galway

Italy:
CIEE Open Campus Block Program in Rome
GEO: Italian Language and Culture in Siena
API in Florence, Italy: Lorenzo de'Medici - The Italian International Institute, Direct Enrollment
API in Rome, Italy: Lorenzo de'Medici - The Italian International Institute, Direct Enrollment

Jamaica:
SEA Semester: Colonization to Conservation in the Caribbean

Japan:
IE3 Global: Waseda University, Japan
IE3 Global Internship: Peace Boat
Semester at Sea

Madagascar:
SIT Study Abroad Madagascar: Biodiversity and Natural Resource Management

Mexico:
IE3 Global: UDLA, Puebla, Mexico

Mongolia:
SIT Study Abroad Mongolia: Geopolitics and the Environment

Montserrat:
SEA Semester: Caribbean Reef Expedition

Morocco:
Semester at Sea
SIT Study Abroad Morocco: Multiculturalism and Human Rights
SIT Study Abroad Netherlands: International Perspectives on Sexuality and Gender
SIT Study Abroad Switzerland: Global Health and Development Policy

Nepal:
SIT Study Abroad Nepal: Geoscience in the Himalaya -- Summer
SIT Study Abroad Nepal: Tibetan and Himalayan Peoples

Netherlands:
CIEE Social Sciences + Humanities Program in Amsterdam, Netherlands
CIEE Summer Contemporary Netherlands Studies in Amsterdam, Netherlands
Semester at Sea
SIT Study Abroad Netherlands: International Perspectives on Sexuality and Gender

New Zealand:
College of Agricultural Sciences: Lincoln University Exchange, New Zealand
IFSA- University of Canterbury
IFSA- Victoria University of Wellington
IFSA- University of Auckland
IFSA- University of Otago
SEA Semester: The Global Ocean
SEA Semester: Oceans & Climate
SEA Semester: Sustainability in Polynesian Island Cultures & Ecosystems

Panama:
The School for Field Studies – Tropical Island Biodiversity Studies
SIT Study Abroad Panama: Tropical Ecology, Marine Ecosystems, and Biodiversity Conservation

Peru:
The School for Field Studies - Biodiversity and Development in the Amazon

Poland:
API in Krakow, Poland: Jagiellonian University of Krakow, Interdisciplinary Program

Portugal:
Semester at Sea

Samoa:
SEA Semester Summer: Protecting the Phoenix Islands
SEA Semester: Sustainability in Polynesian Island Cultures & Ecosystems
SIT Study Abroad Samoa: Pacific Communities and Social Change

Senegal:
CIEE Development Studies Program in Dakar, Senegal
CIEE Language and Culture Program in Dakar, Senegal

South Africa:
CIEE Arts and Sciences Program in Cape Town, South Africa
Semester at Sea

South Korea:
IE3 Global: Yonsei University, South Korea

Spain:
IE3 Global Internship: Individualized Internships in Madrid - Olesay
IE3 Global Internship: Neiker-Tecnalia
CIEE Advanced Liberal Arts Program in Barcelona, Spain
CIEE Open Campus Block Program in Madrid
Semester at Sea
API in Salamanca, Spain: Universidad de Salamanca, Hispanic Studies
API in Salamanca, Spain: Universidad de Salamanca, Integrated Studies with Spaniards
API in Barcelona, Spain: Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Hispanic & European Studies
API in Barcelona, Spain: Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Integrated Studies
API in Barcelona, Spain: Universitat de Barcelona, Hispanic Studies
API in Madrid, Spain: Suffolk University, Liberal Arts & Sciences
API in Granada, Spain: Universidad de Granada, Hispanic Studies
API in Granada, Spain: Universidad de Granada, Spanish Language & Culture
API in Seville, Spain: Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Spanish Language, Business & Applied/Social Sciences
API in Seville, Spain: Universidad de Sevilla, Spanish Language & Humanities

Switzerland:
SIT Study Abroad Switzerland: Global Health and Development Policy

Taiwan:
OSU Exchange: National Taiwan University

Tanzania:
The School for Field Studies – Carnivores of the African Plains
The School for Field Studies – Fundamentals of Wildlife Management


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