Bridgewater State University
Minnock Institute for Global Engagement
Bridgewater, MA 02325
(508) 531-6183
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Travel Course: Teaching in the Republic of Georgia

Term To Study: Summer 2020
Application Deadline: Mar 18, 2020
Program Starts: Jul 10, 2020
Program Ends: Jul 23, 2020
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $3,500
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Program Locations: Tbilisi
Contact Phone: 508-531-6183
Contact Name: Study Abroad Office
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What is Included: BSU 3-credit course, international airfare, accommodations, onsite transportation, itinerary activities, and some meals.

All dates are subject to change, +/- 1-3 days
What is not Included: Other meals, baggage fees, if applicable, and spending money
Application fee: $25
Estimated Costs: Program Price: $3,500

Additional Estimated Expenses not included in Program Price:
$25 Application Fee
$300-350 Additional Meals
$50 Airline Baggage Fees, if applicable
$50-$200 Personal Spending Money
Program Description

Faculty Leaders:
Prof. Nicole Glen

Graduate ONLY: ELED 571, EDHM 5XX

All dates are subject to change, +/- 1-3 days

This program includes intense walking over difficult terrain for up to 3 miles at a time.

Course Description
Students will participate in a 2-week firsthand experience in the country of Georgia. During the first week of the trip, participants will co-teach with a Georgian teacher at Buckswood International School during their summer school program for English language learners. Along with teaching, the first week will include cultural experiences in and near Tbilisi, Georgia, including visits to Old Tbilisi, Mtskheta, and Signaghi, and experiences at a supra and traditional Georgian dancing. During the second week of the trip, the group will travel north to Kazbegi and west to Batumi and the Black Sea. During pre-departure meetings, participants will research and present key features of Georgian culture, including religion, geographical location, current and historical connections to neighboring countries, food traditions and/or education.

Quick Facts

Population: 4570934
Capital: Tbilisi
Per-capita GDP: $ 5600
Size: 69700 km2
Time Zone: (GMT + 04:00 hours) Abu Dhabi, Muscat

US State Department

Travel Warning: YES
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Bridgewater State University Study Abroad Office