09/21/2012 09:55 AM
BATON ROUGE – LSU will hold its annual Study Abroad Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 25, and
Wednesday, Sep. 26, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the Union Cotillion Ballroom. The fair
offers students, parents, staff and faculty members the opportunity to explore all
programs LSU has to offer. Faculty members who organize the summer programs, as well
as staff from Academic Programs Abroad, will be on hand to answer questions and inform
students about classes, program prices and sites. The offices of Student Aid and Scholarships,
Admissions and Career Services will all be present to help students explore their
The fair allows visitors to compare the different programs all in one location.
LSU offers students many options to study somewhere else. Students can participate
in year- or semester-long programs at universities in each state within the United
States, as well as Guam, Puerto Rico, Canada or more than 40 countries worldwide.
Credits from those universities transfer back to LSU.
There will be information LSU’s summer programs, led by LSU faculty members all over
the world, including places like Italy, Spain, Ireland, France, the United Kingdom,
Turkey, China and Germany. One such program, Visual Arts Track, Summer Term I, which
is offered through the LSU School of Art, will offer participants the opportunity
to travel to the iconic European cities of London and Berlin during the summer of
2013. These programs offer LSU courses for all students in a wide array of subjects
in the sciences, engineering, social sciences, humanities and languages. Many of the
courses are not offered on campus during the summer. All programs provide a wealth
of opportunities to get to know the host countries. Last year, more than 600 students
took advantage of the different programs LSU offers.
For more information on Academic Programs Abroad, visit www.lsu.edu/studyabroad.
Posted on Friday, September 21, 2012