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  • Locations: Dubrovnik, Croatia
  • Program Terms: Fall
  • Restrictions: UMass Amherst applicants only
  • Program Costs: Fall
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UMass/IPO Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2021 03/15/2021 ** Varies TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admissions.

If you are applying to a partner program, you must check their website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above indicates when your UMass Abroad application materials are due and the program’s deadline may be sooner.
Program Description:
Applications for Fall 2020 now open.
Dubrovnik

Apply now to study Public Health in Dubrovnik, Croatia for the Fall 2020 Semester with UMass Amherst professors. Earn a full semester's worth of UMass Amherst credits and use your UMass financial aid all for about the cost of a semester at UMass for in-state students (final budget under review). Priority will go to Public Health majors (juniors and seniors) but the program is open to all majors.

All students will take 4 upper-division (300 or 400 level) Public Health courses taught by UMass Amherst professors. Courses are currently under review and more information will be published at a later date: 

Human Rights, Forced Migration, Health
Global Problems in Environmental Health
Global Perspectives on Women's Health
Final course TBD
 
CroatiaUMass Amherst students will also have access to a number of cost-included excursions throughout the semester. The following are excursions currently included in the cost of the program:
 
A number of guest lectures with such professionals as a hospital chaplain, former head of a dementia support NGO, an expert on the history of women's care and health, and more. Students will also have the opportunity to visit academic sites such as a local orphanage and elderly care facility. Cultural activities are also provided, including an excursion to the nearby nation of Bosnia & Herzegovina.
 
Students may also elect to take part in an optional, all-inclusive excursion to either Prague, Czechia or Budapest, Hungary. Location to be determined at a later date. The total additional cost for this optional excursion is $700.