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Faculty-Led Programs

Faculty-Led Programs are learning abroad programs led by a University of Houston faculty member. These programs are developed at the college or departmental level and have a direct correlation to students' majors, minors, or specific areas of interest or study. Learning Abroad encourages Faculty-Led Programs as the first option to students.

To apply for a Faculty-Led Program, please contact the faculty leader for that particular program. Students must be accepted by the faculty leader before applying with Learning Abroad on ViaTRM and completing required paperwork. Visit the Forms Tab of the Student Resources page for a list of required documents.


UH Faculty-Led Programs

Additions to this list are made as programs are approved.
Faculty leaders must submit program proposals to Learning Abroad.

Summer 2019
Program Name Faculty Leader Location(s) Course Abroad Notes
A Taste of Italy Dr. Haubrick Italy NUTR 4396 Program Full
Contemporary Jordan: History, Promises, and Challenges Dr. Alsowayel & Professor Fares Jordan HIST 4393/ARAB 3397 Program Full
Speak. Hear. Progress. ComD Coogs in Belize! Dr. Andrews Belize COMD 4489 COMD Students only; Program Full
Honors Abroad in Barcelona Dr. Gish Spain Not for credit Program Full
French Language in Angers Dr. Giacchetti France FREN 2301, 2302, 3312, 3316 Program Full
Translating Cuba: Writers and Social Challenges in Contemporary Cuba Dr. Cuesta Cuba SPAN 4313 Program Full
Summer in Cadiz Dr. Balestra Spain Spanish Courses levels 2000-4000 Program Full
Culture, Food, and Travel Storytelling in Italy Dr. Northup Italy COMM 4397 Program Full

Kwame Nkrumah Abroad to Ghana

Dr. Chiles Ghana AAS 3354, AAS 3356 Program Full

Exploring Ancient Greece

Dr. Barnes Greece HON 3397, HON 4390 Cancelled

Health Services in Jordan

Dr. Vallier Jordan HON 3306 Program Full
Cultural Psychology in Chile Dr. Grigorenko Chile PSYC 2234 Cancelled
Galapago! Research Abroad in the Galapagos Islands Dr. Hanke, Dr. Cheek, Dr. Hamilton, Dr. Azevedo, Dr. Zufall Ecuador BIOL 4302 Program Full
Art in China Professor Kittelson China ART 3397, ART 6397 Program Full 
Theatre in London Professor Ferrarone England THEA 6282 Program Full
Cultural Arts Experience Professor Wallace Greece & Italy COTA Cultural Arts  Program Full 
Mexico Advanced Practicum and Cultural Studies in School Psychology Dr. Gonzalez, Dr. Keller-Margulis, Dr. Mire Mexico PHLS 8393, PHLS 8397 Program Full 
Global Health in the Dominican Republic Dr. Solari-Williams Dominican Republic HLT 4397, PHLS 6397, PHLS 8398 Program Full 
Educational Media in Europe Dr. Gronseth Netherlands CUIN 7319, 7305 Cancelled
Kosovo: An International Education Case Study Dr. White Kosovo CUIN 4397, 7339, 8338 Program Full
International Social Work: A Comparative Approach Dr. Luis Torres Puerto Rico SOCW 7360 Program Full
Social Work Across Nations Dr. Cheung Singapore, China SOCW 7360, 8397 Program Full
Business in Croatia Dr. Sebastijanovic Croatia MANA 4397 Cancelled
International Business Residency Dr. Kong Chile, Argentina GENB 7397 Exec MBA Students Only, Program Full
Bauer Abroad: Germany Dr. Sebastijanovic, Dr. Werner, Dr. Abbott  Germany MANA 7346, MANA 7343 Program Full
Engineering NAE Grand Challenges Exploration & STEM Outreach Dr. Henderson Brazil ENGI 4198 Program Full
Pan-Africa Architecture  Dr. Truitt Morocco, France ARCH 5500, 3397, 3398  Program Full
European Metropolis Architecture Dr. Froehlich Germany, Netherlands, Austria, Italy, France ARCH 5500/7600, 6380/3380, 6397/3397 Program Full
Japanese Architecture Dr. Diehl Japan ARCH 5500/7600 Program Full
Space of Refuge Professor Tucker de Vazquez Greece, Italy ARCH 5500, 3380, INAR 4500 Program Full


Fall 2019
Program Name Faculty Leader Location(s) Course Abroad Notes
World Cities: Vancouver 2019 Professor Adams  Canada  ARCH 4374 Program Opening Soon
San Juan: A resilient post-colonial urbanism Dr. Truitt Puerto Rico ARCH 5500 Program Opening Soon


Winter 2019-2020
Program Name Faculty Leader Location(s) Course Abroad Notes
Pre-Colombian Art in Mexico Dr. Koontz Mexico ARTH 3312 Program Opening Soon
Documentary Filmmaking in Kenya Dr. Madrid-Morales Kenya COMM 4397 Program Opening Soon
Artists and Their Regions: Egypt Dr. Rainbow, Ms. Myrick Egypt HON 4315 Program Opening Soon
Business in Chile Dr. Sebastijanovic Chile MANA 7353, 7397 MBA Students Only, Program Opening Soon
International Social Work Dr. Gearing India SOCW 7360 Graduate Students Only, Program Opening Soon



Spring 2020
Program Name Faculty Leader Location(s) Course Abroad Notes


Summer 2020
Program Name Faculty Leader Location(s) Course Abroad Notes
Energy, Policy, & Politics Dr. Sirrieh, Dr. Rayder, Dr. Belco Germany, Poland HONS 3397 Program Opening Soon
Business in Germany Dr. Sebastijanovic, Dr. Werner, Dr. Abbott Germany MANA 7346, 7343 MBA Students Only, Program Opening Soon