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FGCU Faculty-Led Study Abroad

FGCU Faculty-Led Study Abroad Programs (FLSA) – FLSA programs are short-term (generally 2 weeks to 2 months) study abroad trips led by FGCU faculty. FLSA programs are designed to study a specific topic. Students earn direct FGCU academic credit for the course. The FGCU International Services Office coordinates applications for and serves as a central hub for information regarding FLSA programs.

Please attend an upcoming Study Abroad Information Session

*No appointment necessary at this time, just come on in.
Tuesday, August 25th  -  12:30pm - 1:30pm, Reed Hall 125
Wednesday, September 2nd - 2:00pm - 3:00pm, Reed Hall 125
Thursday, September 10th  - 330pm - 4:30pm  Reed Hall 125
Monday, September 14th - 5:30pm - 6:30pm Reed Hall 125

Stay tuned for upcoming 2016 FGCU Faculty-Led Study Abroad Programs!

New Programs for 2016 will be confirmed and annouced on October 1st, possible programs include travel to the following countries:

Trinidad (January)

Ghana (July)

Hungary (March)

Brazil (August)

Croatia (May)

Germany / Austria (May-June)

South Africa (December 2016)

Spain (June)

Bahamas (TBD)


Past Faculty-Led Study Abroad programs:


Costa Rica Research Experience (Fall 2014)

European -Germany, Austria, Czech Republic- Choir Tour (Summer 2014)

European -France and Spain- Hospitality (Summer 2014)

Singapore Sustainability (Summer 2014)

Bahamas Tropical Island Biology (Summer 2014)

Bahamas Environmental Change (Summer 2014)

Ghana Social Work (Summer 2014)

Hungary Education Internships (Spring 2014)

Caribbean Cruiseline Operations and Management (Fall 2013)

Costa Rica Food, Ecology, and Sustainability (Summer 2013)

Bahamas Tropical Island Biology (Summer 2013)

Italy Food and Wine Tourism (Summer 2013)

Guyana Essential Life (Spring Break 2013)

UK Comparative Healthcare (Spring Break 2013)

Ghana Research Experience (Winter Break 2012/2013)

Argentina Effects of Agriculture on Wetland Ecosystems (Winter Break 2012/2013)

UK Theatre (Summer 2013)

Cruiseline Operations and Management (Fall 2012)

Bahamas Tropical Island Biology (Summer 2012)

Ecuador Galapagos Islands Biology and History (Summer 2012)

Hungary Education Internships (Spring 2012)