International Service-Learning Programs
The University of Evansville provides student global and international engagement that combines relevant academic work with community outreach. Students are exposed to diverse cultures and languages, increasing their awareness of differing international concerns. These programs are short-term and intensive lasting from 10 days to five weeks. Faculty members and students have studied in China, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Japan, Korea, and Israel.
The Jordon Experience
In the summer of 2011, eight UE students and Professors Ebeling (archaeology), Daniel Byrne (history) and Wes Milner (political science) spent three weeks in Jordan as part of an interdisciplinary three-credit program. Students heard lectures by Jordanian experts on a variety of topics, interacted with representatives of Habitat for Humanity, UNRWA and King's Academy, were hosted by a group of UE alumni living in Jordan, and visited numerous archaeological sites, including Jerash, Desert Castles, Ajloun, Karak, Umm Qeis, Pella, Iraq el-Amir, Madaba, Petra, Beidha, and more.
The Exploring Asia
The University of Evansville offers a four-week Summer Asia program in July. The course provides students the opportunity to begin to develop the knowledge, skills, and understanding related to Asia that will contribute to their preparation for the global environment in the 21st century. The study abroad program consists of intensive classroom lectures, various cultural activities, and field trips in Korea. The classroom lectures covers Korean Politics, History, Economy, Arts, Costume, and Language. The cultural activities and field trips includes Places, Pottery-Making, Taekwondo, Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), National Museums, Baseball Park, Han River Cruse, Folk Villages, Samsung Everland Resort, Andong, Gyeongju, and more.