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Critical Global Issues

SIT programs are developed around a framework of the most critical global issues (CGIs) of the day. Our programs are interdisciplinary and appropriate for a variety of majors. Most programs address two CGIs within specific cultural and geographical contexts or comparatively across several countries and continents.

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Custom and Faculty Led Programs

SIT works with colleges and universities to develop international programs and strategies. We collaborate closely with you to design programs and initiatives that fit with your curriculum, desired learning outcomes, and specific academic goals.

Programs on Every Continent

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Expert Faculty

SIT Study Abroad academic and program directors are experts in their fields. Most are based in the country of study and were born, raised, and/or educated there. All have deep local networks and connections with universities, NGOs, and community leaders. The directors are led by a team of deans who are deeply immersed in their regions.

Steve Wandiga, PhD
Academic Director, KENYA: Global Health and Human Rights • Academic Director, KENYA: Public Health in the Tropics Internship
Orli Fridman, PhD
Academic Director, SERBIA, BOSNIA, and KOSOVO: Peace and Conflict Studies in the Balkans • Academic Director, SERBIA & KOSOVO: Virtual Internship in Transitional Justice, Human Rights & Memory Activism
Suman Pant, PhD
Academic Director, NEPAL: Development, Gender, and Social Change in the Himalaya • Academic Director, NEPAL: Intensive Nepali Language (Beginning, Intermediate, & Advanced | Online) • Academic Director, Nepal: Borders, Identity & Community Resilience
Agustina Triquell, PhD
Academic Director, ARGENTINA: Argentina: Memory and Social Activism Through the Arts

Featured Published Student Works

“Field Observations and Physical‐Biogeochemical Modeling Suggest Low Silicon Affinity for Antarctic Fast Ice Diatoms”

JGR Oceans, Sept. 2019
2017 Australia: Rainforest, Reef, and Cultural Ecology

“The Community Influence of Sponge and Coral Aquaculture in Zanzibar”

University of Denver Undergraduate Research Journal
Fall 2019 Tanzania: Zanzibar Coastal Ecology and Natural Resource Management

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