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  • Locations: Davos, Switzerland; Innsbruck, Austria; Munich, Germany; Salzburg, Austria; Vaduz, Germany
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Program Description:

Switzerland - Brochure Page


Join Dr. Jason Petula on an abroad experience to the Polar Educators International (PEI) conference,a joint meeting of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) and the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC), this June 2018. Dr. Petula will collaborate with students to individually develop polar-themed curricula.  Each student will then have an opportunity to pilot their curricula with elementary and/or middle level students. The results of the pilot will be presented at a poster season during the PEI conference.

This program is ideal for Millersville University students interested in science education and educational outreach.  


Academic Details

Participating students have the option of completing an independent study course offered for 1-3 credits (ELED: 498). Course registration is not mandatory. Individuals not participating for credit need not register for academics courses or credits. Students interested in participating in this program for credit, should contact Dr. Jason Petula at (717) 871-7345 or


Program Dates: June 16 - 26, 2018
Application Deadline: March 30, 2018


The program charge is $2500.

A detailed cost breakdown will be posted as it becomes available. 

This cost includes:
  • Some accommodations - Davos, Switzerland
  • In-country transportation
  • Some in-country activities/excursions
  • One meal
This cost does not include:
  • International Student Identity Card (ISIC)
  • Passport * (How to Apply for a Passport)
  • Personal expenses (souvenirs and other daily expenses)
  • Some meals
  • MU tuition and fees (if taking for credit)
  • Airfare
  • Most meals
  • Some accommodations - Munich, Germany
  • Optional activities/excursions
*If you do not have a passport, you must apply for one IMMEDIATELY. Keep in mind that it takes 4 - 6 weeks to receive a passport.

Payment Schedule

Amount Deadline
$1000(Non-refundable fee applied toward cost) March 23, 2018
$1000 April 23, 2018
$500 May 11, 2018

Review the Global Education Portal for payment instructions.

Financial Aid

You may apply financial aid to your study abroad program, if going for academic credit.

Read the following details regarding policies and details to consider as well as review the Financial Aid Office’s checklist of steps to use your aid. 

If you have questions, feel free to contact Global Education.


Dates Accommodations
June 16 Individually Booked (Program Leader - Holiday Inn Express Munich City Centre)
June 17-20 Solaria Serviced Apartments
June 21-26 Individually Booked (Program Leader - Holiday Inn Express Munich City East)

Note: Germany prohibits anyone over the age of 26 from staying in a hostel. The listed accommodations are where the Program Leaders will be staying. Participants are required to book their own accommodations. 


Study Abroad Eligibility Criteria
To review the full Millersville University study abroad policy, please view the Governance Manual webpage
  •  Students must have completed a minimum of 24 college credits (individual programs may have higher requirements) prior to departure. Credit requirements for faculty/staff-led programs (Guided Programs) can be reduced. Students may submit their application for the upcoming study abroad term during the semester in which they complete the minimum credit requirements. 
  • Students must have a cumulative 2.0 GPA at time of application (individual programs may have higher requirements), and maintain their GPA prior to departure.
  • Students must be in good judicial standing. The opportunity to study abroad may be denied based on a student’s judicial standing with the University as defined in the Student Code of Conduct. Judicial standing will be evaluated at the time of the student’s initial application and monitored before his/her departure until the student returns from their experience abroad. A student is required to abide by MU’s Code of Conduct while abroad. Any incidents while abroad that violate MU’s Code of Conduct will be processed by Millersville’s Judicial Affairs Office. If a student is required to withdraw from a study abroad program for academic or conduct reasons, either before or after the program officially begins, no money will be refunded. Note: A suspension from MU encompasses all university activities, which includes study abroad.
  • Students must demonstrate the personal maturity, responsibility, cross-cultural understanding, and the stress management skills necessary for a successful study abroad experience.
  • Students must pay all applicable fees. This includes but is not limited to application fees, participation fees, and the fee for international health and travel insurance through MU’s insurance provider.
  • Students must successfully complete the pre-departure process after approval is granted by Global Education. For students who do not complete the pre-departure process, Global Education reserves the right to revoke their program approval.

To Apply

Complete an application using the Global Education Portal by clicking "Apply Now" at the top or bottom of this page.

The deadline for completing all application materials is March 30, 2018.  

For specific questions about the group, contact Dr. Jason Petula for additional information at (717) 871-7345 or email

For specific questions about studying abroad, contact Global Education at (717)-871-7506 or e-mail

This program is currently not accepting applications.