爱尔兰风景中的城堡

出国留学

有意义的海外学术参与是世界一流本科教育的重要和变革性因素, 不管你的专业是什么. 研究ing abroad is one of the best ways to learn about the cultural, 经济, 政治, and scientific forces that shape our world. These experiences will challenge your perspectives, 扩大你的自我意识, 激发终身的全球参与.

默西赫斯特的全球项目办公室为有兴趣出国留学的学生提供了一系列的选择, including 学期-long and summer programs, 邓加文的一个学期, 爱尔兰(伊利的姐妹城市), 还有很多由教师领导的机会, course-related travel to locations across the globe. 默西赫斯特还与国际公认的附属项目合作,提供独立的海外学习机会.

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Student sits on steps outside while study abroad
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Students pose outside during a christmas celebration abroad
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Student poses in ancient civilization site studying abroad
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Students posing in 爱尔兰 along the water
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Students pose outside during study abroad
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Students posing near mountains and the beach

短期留学

教师-学生学术旅行(FSAT)项目为学生和教师提供在世界各地特定课程的海外学习的短期选择. FSAT courses link in-class course experiences to unique travel components. 在一起, 学生和他们的教授学习令人难以置信的内容,并前往迷人的目的地,以便将内容带到世界和地面上. 课程为期8到11天. Multiple destinations are available every year, and each trip offers two to three classes to choose from. Students can earn academic credit toward their major or minor, or satisfy REACH Curriculum requirements. 

近年来, FSAT programs have taken students and professors to study indigenous cultures in Australia and New Zealand; art therapy in Nepal; crisis informatics in Iceland; science and martial arts as well as photography and video-making in Japan; history and criminal justice in Dublin, 高威, and Belfast; philosophy and religion in Spain, 法国, and Italy; theatre, 心理学, and English in Italy and Greece; social work and public health in Guyana, 海地, and Nepal; biology field experiences in Peru; and fashion studies in Italy, 举几个例子.

抓住机会看看世界-检查短期FSAT的机会,并找出你的冒险在哪里等待!

Dungarvan、爱尔兰

A unique and cherished study abroad program, 爱尔兰的默西赫斯特大学允许数量有限的学生与默西赫斯特大学的多位教授一起前往沿海小镇邓加文, 爱尔兰, to live and study for a period of eight weeks each Spring Semester. 在过去的30年里, Mercyhurst has established a strong connection with Dungarvan, a thriving seaside harbor town in County Waterford. 我们在邓加文的存在以及与当地领导人的关系,帮助培养了该地区最具沉浸感和吸引力的出国留学机会之一. 

爱尔兰的默西赫斯特大学与其他海外学习项目不同,因为它允许学生在国外度过整个学期, fully immersing students in the culture and the community. 自从这个项目开始以来,邓加万镇就热情地向每一位湖人新成员敞开了心扉, even giving them a special opportunity to march in the annual St. 帕特里克节游行.

在邓加文生活和学习期间, 学生也有机会在周末以小组形式到爱尔兰其他地区和其他欧洲国家旅行. 这些短途旅行鼓励独立, as they’re given the freedom to arrange their own plans and itinerary for traveling, 得到了教授们的同意. 春假期间, the entire group of students also travels to a different country with their professors. 这些短途旅行是学生通过体验不同文化和练习独立性来学习和拓宽视野的一种方式.

附属项目

尽管默西赫斯特大学每年为学生提供多种不同的旅行选择, 校外也有各种各样的留学项目可供选择. Mercyhurst students are encouraged to select the program that best suits their needs.

As the university is determined to provide our students with the best options, 全球项目办公室与9个独特而多样的项目保持着密切的关系. All of these programs are well-established and internationally recognized.

常见问题(FAQs)

    Students choose to study abroad for many reasons. 有些人想去看看世界, others want to learn about new cultures and/or work on their language skills, while others want to build skills that are attractive to future employers. 不管是什么原因, 出国留学是对学术学习的补充,是为在日益全球化的21世纪世界社区中茁壮成长做好准备的重要组成部分.

    师生学术旅行(FSAT)项目为默西赫斯特大学的学生提供了一个短期的机会, 教师主导的海外经验. 大多数FSAT课程都有大学学分,可以满足REACH核心课程和/或学生专业的要求, 这取决于项目. 每门课程都与自己的定制旅行组件相关联,使课堂栩栩如生. 在一起, 默西赫斯特的学生和教师出国旅行到令人惊叹的目的地,在课堂和现实世界的经验之间建立了宝贵的联系. These programs are great options for first-time travelers and students whose personal, 专业, 或者学术状况不允许长时间出国的.

    默西赫斯特爱尔兰项目是一个全学期的体验,将默西赫斯特的学生和教师带到默西赫斯特大学位于邓加文的爱尔兰设施, 爱尔兰八周. 如果你被录取了, students take 2-3 courses onsite in 爱尔兰, live in university-leased accommodations, and travel/study throughout 爱尔兰 and Europe as part of the program.

    Independent 项目 offer many options for students in all majors for summer, 学期, 以及全年的海外学习. These programs are administered by "affiliates," which are approved providers (i.e. international study abroad programs such as AIFS, 全球经验, API, 东航, CIEE, 独联体, ISA, 海上学期, 海外西班牙语研究).

    至少有30学分的本科生,符合最低GPA要求,并且没有参加学术课程或纪律处分, is eligible to apply to study abroad through the Office of Global 项目. Qualifying students can apply to study abroad for a full academic year, 一个学期, 或者在夏天. There may be curricular limitations on when students can study abroad, and most study abroad programs have a GPA requirement of 2.5分,很多至少需要3分.0.

    Not only are there programs in locations where English is the primary language, 许多留学项目提供英语授课课程,同时提供第二语言的介绍和支持.

    A number of the university's affiliates (i.e. international study abroad programs such as AIFS, 全球经验, 东航, CIEE etc.)提供帮助学生进行社区/服务学习或完成实习的项目. 鼓励有兴趣了解这些机会的学生至少在目标留学学期前一年咨询全球项目办公室的工作人员.

    There is no correct time to study abroad, although most students study abroad in either their sophomore or junior years. 新生不允许通过附属项目出国学习,但可以参加默西赫斯特赞助的项目,如FSAT和爱尔兰.

    Depending on the program and/or study destination, the cost of studying abroad could be similar to tuition fees at Mercyhurst, 或者更贵. Students need to consider a number of factors when calculating study abroad expenses, including what the program fee does or doesn't include (i.e. 机票、住房、膳食),以及不同地区生活成本的差异. 像AIFS这样的项目, API, 东航, 雅典娜在国外, CIEE, 独联体, ISA, 海上学期, 西班牙语海外研究和许多其他提供奖学金的学生出国留学与他们的项目.

    这取决于学生想要出国留学的方式和时间,以及特定学生可能有资格获得的经济援助种类, 但通常, some part of a student's financial aid may be applied to study abroad.

    Students need to begin planning at least two terms before they hope to study abroad! The earlier a student starts, the more successful the study abroad experience.

    默西赫斯特的绝大多数学生都有足够的空间将出国留学纳入他们的四年课程计划. 此外, 有默西赫斯特赞助的项目, 比如FSAT和爱尔兰, 这是专门为满足对学术要求特别严格的学生的需求而设计的.

    Most applications are available online and/or in the Office of Global 项目. 学生需要首先与留学顾问会面,了解申请和批准流程. Application submission processes vary widely, but students can expect that they will have to submit general information, 可能是一篇论文, 正式的大学成绩单, and one or more letters of recommendation.

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