Study Abroad Programs

OneWorld Now! study abroad programs take students on a life-changing journey to develop intercultural skills, explore global issues, and make friends with high school students from around the world. 

2020 Study Abroad Opportunities

Identity and the French Colonial Legacy in Morocco (Spring)
Delve into the complicated history of French colonization in Morocco and learn about Moroccans’ multi-layered identities as it relates to Arab, Amazigh, and European cultural influences. Compare a French-language high school to a local public school, discuss how language informs identity with Moroccan peers, and learn about the fraught relationship between France and North African migrants today. Meanwhile, explore the capital city of Rabat and immerse yourself in the culture by learning basic Arabic, drumming, and Moroccan cooking. Dates: April 10 – 19, 2020* Cost: $3,995 including airfare. Need-based scholarships available on a case-by-case basis. *Students will have to miss school the Friday before Spring Break.

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Tradition & Modernity in South Korea (Spring & Summer)

Live with host families in the bustling capital of Seoul, South Korea. Learn about Korean history by visiting ancient palaces, Buddhist temples, and museums. Immerse yourself in Korean culture by taking taekwondo, learning samulnori, and practicing Korean cooking. Learn about the struggles of North Korea from refugees and rescue organizations. Deepen your command of the Korean language through classes and exchanges with local youth. During the summer, stay at dorms and take classes at Han Nam University in Daejeon, the epicenter of South Korea’s technology boom.

Spring Dates: April 10-19, 2020*

Spring Cost: $3,995 including airfare. Need-based scholarships available on a case-by-case basis.

*Students will have to miss school the Friday before Spring Break.

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Summer Dates: June 24 – July 8, 2020**

Summer Cost: $4,795 including airfare. Need-based scholarships available on a case-by-case basis.

**Subject to change based on flights and OWN & in-country staff availability 

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Youth Leadership Development in Russia (Summer)

Practice your Russian skills with Russian high school students who are learning English in St. Petersburg. Live and serve in Kitezh, a rehabilitative foster community south of Moscow. Work alongside community members in maintaining their school, homes, and farm while experiencing first-hand Kitezh’s philosophy of youth leadership development and social responsibility. Take a day trip to Kaluga to learn about WWII history and the Soviet Space Program. Put on a play, make traditional Russian dolls, and experience the Banya. View the historical sites of the capital city of Moscow, such as Red Square and Gorky Park, and experience the hospitality of Russian people.

Dates: July 22 – August 10, 2020*

Cost: $4,995 including airfare. Need-based scholarships available on a case-by-case basis.

*Subject to change based on flights and OWN & in-country staff availability

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Religious Identity & Society in Tunisia (Summer)

Live with host families in Tunis, the heart of the Arab democracy movement. Tour Tunis’ Orthodox Christian Church and Zitouna Mosque and meet with Bahá’í Tunisians to learn about being a religious minority in Tunisia. Fly to the island of Djerba to visit El Ghriba Synagogue, the center of Sephardic Jewish life in the country and a major pilgrimage site. Get a lesson in Tunisian Jewish cooking, explore the ruins of Carthage, and participate in discussions with Tunisian youth.

Dates: August 6 – August 19, 2020*

Cost: TBD

*Subject to change based on flights and OWN & in-country staff availability

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Become an OWN Teacher Leader

OWN Teacher Leaders work closely with OWN Staff to support a short-term study abroad program at their school and travel with students for 10 days over spring break. Please contact our office if you are interested.