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2018 International Service Learning Program
Ice Hockey World Championships
Copenhagen, Denmark

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PROGRAM DATES: May 6 - 21, 2018

PROGRAM LEADERS: Gin Presley, Kathy Carter & Margaret Pentecost

PROGRAM COST: $3300 ESTIMATE (Cost will be confirmed by October 31)

ABOUT THE PROGRAM: Students will get first-hand international service-learning experience volunteering for the Ice Hockey World Championships in beautiful Copenhagen, Denmark. In addition to their volunteer and coursework, students will have the opportunity to visit Nyhavn (historic areas), the Tivoli Gardens, Rosenborg Castle, the Den Bla Planet Aquarium, and tour museums, churches and Copenhagen’s numerous palaces, historic buildings, and cultural relics. Copenhagen is also one of Europe’s most contemporary cities and boasts one of the best tech transit system in the world. Accommodations will be just a few Metro stops and/or within walking distance of Copenhagen’s vibrant city life and cultural attractions. Participants will stay in comfortable double-occupancy rooms. A detailed program itinerary will be available online at the end of October.

APPLICATION INFORMATION & ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must be degree seeking (BS, MS and doctoral students) HSS students who have completed at least 45 undergraduate credit hours by the program start date. The application deadline is October 31, 2017. As program size is limited, early application is strongly advised. Individual interviews will be scheduled with students upon receipt of applications. Please note that program capacity is limited and participation is contingent upon acceptance by the program leaders.

CREDITS AND COURSES:All students accepted into the program will be enrolled in HSS 598 or SPAD 561: International Learning Copenhagen, Denmark: Ice Hockey World Championships. In addition to the coursework abroad, students are will attend four mandatory 2-hour class sessions in the spring 2018 term (meeting dates TBA).

DISABILITY ACCOMMODATIONS: Students with documented disabilities who may need accommodations during their International Learning Program should discuss these needs with the Logistics Leader at the time of application.

IMMUNIZATIONS AND MEDICATIONS: All participants will need to complete a Health Clearance Form and must meet with Campus Health or their health care provider to determine individual health needs for travel to Denmark.

PROGRAM QUESTIONS
Prof. Gin Presley
502-852-8297
rgpres01@louisville.edu

APPLICATION QUESTIONS
Ryan Rathmann
502-852-0638
ryan.rathmann@louiville.edu

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