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    Opportunities with CC Partners Abroad

    CC maintains a carefully vetted list of programs around the world that we partner with for the education abroad of our students, and many opportunities exist every year for CC faculty to work more closely with our partner programs around the world--for site visits, conferences, and sabbatical teaching opportunities.

    See below for a regularly-updated listing of upcoming opportunities for site visits, and application deadlines. Ongoing/sabbatical teaching opportunities are listed at the bottom of the page. 

    Limited funding may be available from the Christian Johnson Endeavor Fund (CJE) to support your participation; contact Dr. Allen Bertsche, Director of Global Education for more information, or if you are interested in applying for one of these opportunities below.

    Summer 2019

    IFSA Conference: Individualized Learning in Education Abroad (Indianapolis)
    July 24-26, 2019 

    Block 1, 2019 (Aug 26-Sept 18)

    None announced yet.

    Block 2, 2019 (Sept 23-Oct 16)

    IES Abroad Annual Conference, Chicago.
    Oct 16-18, 2019

    Block 3, 2019 (Oct 21-Nov 13)

    Syracuse University: Poland & Berlin site visit
    November 5-10, 2019
    Coinciding with the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Syracuse Abroad is excited to offer our first thematic site visit to Berlin, Germany and Wroclaw, Poland around the politics of memory, peace, and reconciliation. Our Wroclaw, Poland program has run since 2014, and won the Forum’s 2016 Award for Excellence in Curriculum Design. During this site visit, you will learn about the semester program and also gain insights from Dr. Raymond Bach, Director of Syracuse's Strasbourg, France program, about how the fall of communism and the Berlin Wall ties into our programs of study. See tentative itinerary.

    CIEE Annual Conference: Opening Doors to Increase Diversity in Study Abroad (Brooklyn, NY)
    Nov 6-8, 2019
    Creating actionable ideas to tackle the Study Abroad Diversity Challenge together: Join us to discuss approaches for reframing global education and developing scholarship structures designed to make study abroad a reality for all students.


    Block 4, 2019 (Nov 18-Dec 18)

    School For Field Studies site visit: SFS Center for Wildlife and Water Studies in Kenya
    Dates: Dec 11-18, 2019 (Dates are subject to slight changes)
    Application is due July 31, 2019.
    Program participants will learn first-hand about our SFS Kenya semester and summer programs. SFS staff will present on the programs’ academic, safety, and cultural components while our faculty will lead excursions to sites and communities visited by SFS students. Guests will also learn more about how our community-focused research is addressing current environmental issues facing Kenya. From safari drives filled with magnificent megafauna and a camping excursion in a national park to cultural visits to traditional Maasai bomas, the visit should be a remarkable experience.

    Winter Break

    International Sustainable Development Studies Institute (ISDSI) Site Visit in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
    January 9-12, 2020
    Spend four days in urban and rural Thailand. This site visit and field study is appropriate for faculty working in the US and abroad, as well as administrators and staff working in study abroad. These four days will give you a thorough introduction into our community based approach to education, as well as help you better understand risk management and experiential learning.

    SIT Faculty Development Seminar: Integrating Experiential Learning into Faculty-Led Programs Abroad
    January 5-14, 2020. Amman, Jordan,
    Application due October 1, 2019. Application information will be posted here
    Using Jordan as a case study, examine best practices in experiential learning for study abroad programs and build skills to ensure effective curriculum integration, design impactful programs, and navigate common challenges. Learn first-hand about SIT's approach to field-based learning and consider how experiential pedagogy can enhance students' experiences on faculty-led programs abroad.

    Block 5, 2020 (Jan 20-Feb 12)

    None announced yet.

    Block 6, 2020 (Feb 17-March 11)

    SIT Site Visit: Spain: Policy, Law, and Regional Autonomy in Europe
    February 29-March 4, 2020
    Bilbao, Spain. Application information will be posted here.

    DIS International Educators Workshop (Stockholm & Copenhagen)
    March 9-13, 2020
    DIS welcomes education abroad professionals, faculty, administrators, academic advisors, and student affairs staff to an International Educators Workshop (IEW) at our DIS Copenhagen and/or DIS Stockholm location each semester. A workshop is like a mini-semester at DIS: attend classes; participate in Field Studies; meet DIS staff, faculty, and students; live with a Homestay; and get to know Danish and Swedish culture and society. Participants may be invited to serve on discussion session panels and are encouraged to indicate areas of expertise in workshop registration.

    SIT Site Visit: Samoa: Social and Environmental Change in Oceania.
    March 11-21, 2020
    Honolulu, Hawaii; Apia, Samoa; and Suva, Fiji. Explore environmental change, an issue of utmost importance to the region, and expand your capacity to advise students on non-traditional program locations. Application information will be posted here

    Block 7, 2020 (March 23-April 15)

    IFSA London Site Seminar:
    “Spring 2020” (second week of April, dates TBD)
    Our partner program IFSA will showcase direct enroll study opportunities in London, and showcase their Flagship Center, with opportunities for collaboration on customized programs in London as well.

    Block 8, 2020 (April 20-May 13)

    None announced yet.

    Summer 2020

    SIT Faculty Development Seminar: Africa Rising: Hip Hop, Politics, and Religion in Senegal
    June 2020 (exact dates TBD). Application information will be posted here
    Explore the vitality, resilience, and global breadth of contemporary African and African diaspora communities. Examine hip-hop and urban cultures as decolonial voices that constantly engage the limits of coloniality, global capitalism, religious pluralism, and local political realities.


    Ongoing faculty opportunities

    Visiting faculty with CIEE:
    Join the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) as a guest instructor in the Open Campus program at one of their Global Institutes in Berlin, Cape Town, London, Madrid, Paris, Rome, Copenhagen, Santiago, Rio de Janeiro, or Buenos Aires. The Open Campus modules are roughly similar to the Block Plan.

    Become a Visiting Faculty Member for DIS (Copenhagen):
    Faculty are invited to apply to teach an upper division 3-credit course for one semester at DIS in Copenhagen. This international collaboration benefits our own faculty, who enjoy knowledge sharing, and is intended to deepen our institutional partnership.

    IES offers:

    • Teaching Grants for Consortium faculty on sabbatical to teach a course at select IES Abroad Centers for a semester at the IES Centers in Barcelona, Berlin, Cape Town, European Union program (Freiburg, Germany), Freiburg, Granada, London, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Rome, or Vienna
    • Research Grants for faculty members from IES Abroad member schools to visit an IES Abroad Center for up to a month to engage in their own research that relates to the Center’s curriculum, give lectures, and collaborate with IES Abroad faculty while gaining in-depth knowledge of the Center

    • Faculty are also invited to join the IES Curriculum Committee, which reviews all IES Abroad syllabi and compliance with the standards set forth by the IES Abroad MAP©, as well as in several other academic task forces.

    Visiting Tutor at Quest University (CC exchange partner) in Squamish, British Columbia: Quest hires Visiting Tutors for one Block or more in all areas. If you are interested in teaching a Block, please review our Academic pages to familiarize yourself with the Quest program, and submit your CV to Please also include a teaching statement, areas and courses you can teach, sample syllabi and course evaluations if available.

    ACM Newberry Seminar: Newberry Library, Chicago

    • Teaching the Newberry Seminar: Each fall, the seminar is led a pair of instructors from the ACM and GLCA colleges. This is an opportunity to lead advanced students in discussion and research at a world-class library. Past seminar faculty have seen this as the best teaching experience of their careers. Seminar leaders can also do their own research in the library's collections. For additional information, please see the application informationor send an email to us at
    • Research at the Newberry: Modest travel grants that can be applied to your lodging are available from the ACM, if you are interested in conducting short-term research at the Newberry to prepare a proposal to lead the Newberry Seminar or to plan for a research sabbatical. See the ACM Faculty Travel Grants webpage for information about applying for a grant.


    ACM Resident Director of Japan Study - Full academic year at Waseda University in Tokyo 
    The Japan Study Resident Director spends an academic year at Waseda University in Tokyo with 30-40 students. This position is open to Japan specialists and non-specialists, and Resident Directors in past years have included tenured and tenure-track faculty from all ranks. The application deadline is April 30 for the academic year beginning 16 months later. Information and application.


    ACM Resident Faculty in fall 2019, Oak Ridge Science Semester (ORSS)
    Resident faculty research positions with the Oak Ridge Science Semester are available in the social and natural sciences, mathematics, and computer science. The ORSS program provides the faculty member with opportunities for funded summer research at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Applications are usually due in late spring for the academic year beginning 16 months later.