Point Park University Study Abroad Opportunities
Regent's American College London
Point Park University sponsors a program for students to take classes at Regent’s College, located in the heart of London, England. At Regent’s, courses are taught American-style by British instructors in many areas of the arts and sciences and business. By means of the Eurotrain systems and the Channel Tunnel, many beautiful and historical European cities can be explored on weekends.
|Housing Accommodations||On campus, traditional residence hall-style (single, double, triple), recent extensive updates|
|Meals||Declining debit meal plan; included in housing cost|
|Semester Programs Offered||Spring, summer, fall|
|Tuition & Housing Costs||Point Park tuition (based upon the student's major); Regent's room and board charges|
Arts in Paris
Through an agreement with Wells College, students can participate in the Arts in Paris Program, in Paris, France. The program is designed for students wishing to develop their interest and talent in areas such as dance, studio art, and art history while experiencing another culture. The program does not assume any fluency in French; however, it offers very successful language training with special emphasis on the terminology used in the arts, assuring that all committed students reach a good mastery of French before their return.
|Housing Accommodations||Home stay or residence hall-style accommodations (all rooms are singles) in La Cite' internationale universitaire de Paris|
|Meals||No meal plan included, except that some meals are included if a home stay is chosen|
|Semester Programs Offered||Spring, fall (no summer program)|
|Tuition & Housing Costs||Point Park tuition (based upon the student's major); Wells room and board charges; if a home stay is chosen there is an additional $500 fee to cover meals|
American University of Rome
Through the University’s membership in the Pittsburgh Council on Higher Education (PCHE) consortium, Point Park students are able to study at the American University of Rome, Italy. Founded in 1969, AUR is the oldest degree-granting American university in Rome, offering challenging courses with professors who are highly trained and experienced in their respective fields and have high academic standards. AUR’s urban campus is located on top of the Janiculum, Rome’s highest hill, in a dedicated set of buildings in a prestigious neighborhood, within walking distance of the center of “the Eternal City.”
|Housing Accommodations||AUR-facilitated apartments in areas surrounding the AUR campus; apartments are shared with other AUR students|
|Meals||No meal plan included|
|Semester Programs Offered||Spring, summer (two sessions), fall|
|Tuition & Housing Costs||Point Park tuition (based upon the student's major); AUR room and board charges|
Occasional trips to Europe are arranged by Point Park University faculty, in which students can participate for University credit. These trips are typically offered as 3-credit courses, usually over the summer. In the past, destinations have included Greece, Hungary, England, Scotland and France. Also, other schools sponsor programs in which Point Park University students can participate, such as Semester at Sea.
Applications and Study Abroad Information Meeting
Applications are now closed for the spring 2013 semester; summer and fall 2013 applications will be accepted beginning after the Study Abroad information meeting.
The next Study Abroad information meeting to discuss the summer and fall 2013 semesters will be held on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 in 701 Student Center, from 4 - 5 p.m. Meeting information is also posted in OrgSync.
Information such as program and semester-specific information and forms are available 24/7 in OrgSync. In addition to the information you'll find, you can also join discussion groups, and during your semester abroad, you can even upload photos and post status updates on the newsfeed.
How to Join OrgSync and the Study Abroad group:
Joining OrgSync is free and open to all members of the University community.
- Visit OrgSync's website and click "Not a Member? Register Now"
- Provide your profile information
- Agree to OrgSync's terms
- Click "Create Account"
- At the Community home page, click "Browse Organizations"
- Click on the "Study Abroad" category
- Click on the "Join Now" button to the right of the Study Abroad group
- Since membership is open to anyone interested in study abroad, that's it; you're a member!
Study Abroad Coordinator
Keith A. Paylo
Dean of Student Affairs
and Dean of Students
Office of Student Affairs
7th floor Student Center
Want more information on the Study Abroad Program?
If you've visited OrgSync and still have questions or need additional information, stop in the Office of Student Affairs located on the 7th floor of the Student Center, call the office at 412-392-3840, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.