Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Fulbright Informational Session

Dr. David Johnson, the Fulbright adviser on campus, will host an informational session on the US Fulbright Program on Thursday, April 24 from 4 to 5pm in Morton Hall 343. The Fulbright Program offers teaching and research abroad opportunities in 140 countries.


Friday, March 14, 2014

Reform of Global Studies Minor Approved

The Global Studies minor now features set thematic concentrations: 

  • Global Markets and Politics
  • Global Environment, Technology, and Health
  • Global Security and Development
  • Cultures in Exchange and Contact
  • Area Studies (Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, or Asia)

These concentrations will enable students to identify the focus most interesting to them and select course work that will help them better understand this dimension of global studies.  

For more information, please visit the Global Studies Program website

Global Studies 200 - Offered This Summer!

For the first time, Global Studies 200, "Global Systems and Cultures," will be offered this summer during the second summer term. The course will be five weeks long, beginning on July 1 and ending on August 5. The class will take place Mondays through Thursdays, 10:15am to 12:15pm.

The class will also be offered in the fall as well.

Friday, October 25, 2013

Study Abroad!

The Global Studies Program invites you to consider studying abroad. Every year, we add more opportunities, from short-term faculty-led study abroad courses to full academic-year programs. Students from all majors can study abroad!

For more information about study abroad courses and programs offered through the Global Studies Program, please click here


Monday, August 19, 2013

Tomorrow, August 20!


Thursday, July 25, 2013

New Certificate in Foreign Language and Global Engagement

The Department of Foreign Languages and the Global Studies Program at the University of Alabama in Huntsville are pleased to announce the new Certificate in Foreign Language and Global Engagement. 

The certificate, available for French, German, Russian, and Spanish, is aimed at UAHuntsville students and members of the larger community who wish to acquire officially certified foreign language/culture skills appropriate for global engagement in a breadth of contexts, from research collaboration across the disciplines and professions to medical practice, global trade, the arts, and diplomacy.
Students who successfully complete the certificate will possess  intermediate foreign language   proficiency in both oral and written communication appropriate in a variety of everyday situations and professional environments. They will also have basic knowledge of the cultural, economic, political, and  historical ramifications of globalization.  The certificate will also be noted on students’ academic transcripts.
For more information, contact:
Dr. Rolf Goebel, Chair, Department of Foreign Languages
Email: goebelr@uah.edu                    Phone: 256-824-2344
Dr. David Johnson, Director, Global Studies Program
Email: david.johnson@uah.edu         Phone: 256-824-6288



Monday, March 11, 2013