Course Details

Fall 2009 (half-credit)
Spring 2010 (half-credit)
Study Abroad to UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen in December 5-19, 2009 (exact dates are subject to change)

Who Should Apply?
Nominations and applications are invited for students to participate in the class and form our research team. The program is appropriate for students with strong interests in global environmental problems and governance. For our research team we want students with a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds, including international studies, policy studies, international business and management, sociology, anthropology, history, environmental studies, environmental science, and other physical sciences. We also seek students with skills in interviewing techniques, qualitative research methods, and film and video documentary techniques.

How to Apply (Note: Course registration has ended as of 6/30/2009)
If you are interested in participating, sign up for more information and to receive the full application by submitting your name, email address, and brief reason of interest below.

Bookmark this site and check back often to ensure receive information over the summer about the program and application process.  Full applications will be posted soon.

The dates of the UN climate change conference are December 7-18, 2009, which coincide with the last week of classes and finals week. To register for this course, students must obtain permission to miss the last two weeks of the Fall 2009 term from professors of all their other courses and must make arrangements with their professors to complete exams and assignments prior to departure for Copenhagen.

Academic Credit
The following departments have indicated that the course can satisfy their requirements for majors:
International Studies
International Business and Management
Environmental Studies and Environmental Science

Estimated cost (excludes airfare): $2400
Class size:  12

Copenhagen Application
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