Center for Global Education and Experience at Augsburg Universityhttp://www.augsburg.edu/global/
The mission of the Center for Global Education and Experience at Augsburg College is to provide cross-cultural educational opportunities in order to foster critical analysis of local and global conditions so that personal and systemic change takes place, leading to a more just and sustainable world.
CGEE is affiliated with Augsburg University, a private college of the liberal arts and sciences located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
What Makes Our Program Unique?
- An environment where diversity is respected and where students, faculty, and staff encourage the discussion and responses to various forms of oppression such as racism, sexism, homophobia, economic inequality, xenophobia, and classism.
- An ethnically and culturally diverse staff of North Americans, Africans, Asians, and Latin Americans who coordinate educational programs and teach courses.
- Opportunities to explore your own heritage, ethnicity and identity.
- Scholarships for students who’ve been historically under-represented in international programs.
- Face-to-face engagement with peoples from diverse ethnic backgrounds struggling for justice in other regions of the world.
- Hands-on opportunities to meet and discuss current issues with people at the grassroots level.
- Opportunities to expand your worldview and challenge your perceptions about global justice and human liberation.
- Opportunity to improve your professional and financial potential by participating in a life-changing experience that will add value to your studies and possible entry into an international career.
- Strengthen intercultural communication and leadership skills.
Study Abroad with Center for Global Education and Experience at Augsburg University
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Engage directly with diverse communities impacted by globalization, migration and emigration. Explore effects on women, gender roles, and attitudes towards sexuality, as w...
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