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Global and Transnational Sociology Summer School - University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany


The Department of Sociology has an exchange agreement with the University of Duisberg-Essen that allows students to take courses in their Global and Transnational Sociology Summer School (June 10 - July 4, 2024)  and to receive credit for their degrees at UVic.

The application deadline is 31 March 2024

The University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE) is one of the largest universities in Germany with over 40.000 students enrolled, offering a broad academic spectrum with numerous opportunities to participate in international programs. 

Global and Transnational Sociology at the University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE) is focused on broadening the sociological imagination beyond the national borders of most sociological theories and empirical data to generate new understandings of cross-border social interactions and interrelations.

UDE’s Institute of Sociology (Campus Duisburg) includes a number of scholars engaged in studies of work and employment, social structural change, comparative and transnational sociology. Professors teaching at the Summer School are also members of the Institute of Work, Skills and Training and the Institute of East Asian Studies in Duisburg.

More information about this opportunity:

Fact Sheet - Summer School 2024

Course Descriptions - Summer School 2024

UVic Exchange - Info Sheet 2024

Flyer Summer School 2024

SOCI 357: Global and Transnational Sociology Application Form

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Here are just a few other great opportunities for undergraduate students!

There is an exchange opportunity with the University of Washington (also with undergraduate funding): 
(select "USA")

The Killiam Fellowship allows students to study at a U.S. University, transfer the credits and receive $10,000 US funds.

 Killam Fellowship US


The Nimrod Mobility Award funds students to study in Hungary. 

Nimrod Hungarian Mobility Award