Thriving on Diversity and Multiculturalism in Switzerland and Italy, May 14 – 26, 2018


Thriving on Diversity and Multiculturalism in Switzerland and Italy, May 14 – 26, 2018

 switzerland promo flyer

2018 Program has filled, but the program is scheduled to run again next year. Information here.

  Visit the 2016 blog here.

Watch video of 2016 trip here

The 2018 Course will once again include an excursion to Venice, and another to the Swiss Alps. 

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COURSE CREDIT:  3 Units:

  • PSY 344: PSYCHOLOGY AND CULTURE or
  • PSY 442: PREJUDICE & STEREOTYPESvenice and the busy grand canal by day

Application Deadline: March 15, 2017 for 2017

Program Description and application

 

Single gondola on narrow Venetian canal

Guided city tour and, of course, the requisite gondola ride

2 girls in Gondola with SDSU penant

2017 course: Erika Ortega (L) and Andrea Ludden floating through the canals of Venice. Photo by Solange Baltazar.

Dr. Devos alps

Faculty Leader Thierry Devos, Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Sciences

train beside river with mountains all around

Day 6: we will take the train from Milan to Lausanne, Switzerland

Housing and Meals
Milan: We will be staying at a hotel in the heart of Milan, with a shuttle to/from hotel to University of Bicocca daily. Lunch will be at the University dining facility.
Lausanne: We will be staying at the Guesthouse and Backpackers in Lausanne, with a shuttle to/from hotel to University of Lausanne daily. Lunch will be at the University dining facility.

Lausanne church, city, lake and alps

Lausanne, Swizerland.  We will be studying at the University of Lausanne (UNIL)

 

aerial cable car with snowy swiss alps in the distance.

Day10: trip via train to the Swiss alps – From the village of Chateau D’Oex we take the cable car to the summit village of La Braye

Payment Schedule
$596.00 deposit due with application by March 15
$2,225.00 payable to ISA through the program portal or by

girls swimming in Lake Geneva

2017 course:  Swimming Abroad in Lake Geneva L to R Ellen Kurbat, Alix Koenig, Muriel Robotta, Carmel Alon, Andrea Contreras., Vanessa Boull’t

  • little church in green valley, sharply angled alps in distance against blue sky.

    The lush, green grass = contented cows = wonderful milk = the best chocolate on earth

  • girl holding chocolate bar in chocolate shop

    The stuff of dreams: Psychology major Gina Mazziotti, participant in 2017,  enjoying the Maison Cailler Factory tour in the village of Broc in the Swiss Alps.

     

  • marble pillars and glass dome, Galleria, Milan
  • Milan - Naviglio at dusk
  • girl in polka dot blouse riding bike
  • Da Vinci's fresco "The Last Supper" in Milan
  • Bicocca University Milan
  • twp girls with feather masks, Venice
  • Piazza San Marco, Venice
  • 3 different kinds of pizza on wooden boards
  • Glassblower, venice
  • Rialto, Venice, Sunset
  • Lausanne boats and hotel
  • Lausanne cobblestones, cafe and patisserie
  • Cows grazing on green grass by barns, with Swiss alps
  • church and snow covered alps
  • University of Lausanne
  • outdoor shopkeeper hands customer change over produce