All Voyager Europe classes are taught by student-oriented professors that are experts in their field. Professors travel with the program and participate in program activities. Our program is sponsored by Endicott International - College of International Studies (CIS) in Madrid and transcripts are issued by Endicott College, which is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).
Students can take up to two 3-credit classes and earn up to 6 credits. Classes are open to all majors and are taught in English. Syllabi are our classes are available upon request.
Students can participate in all cultural and professional activities regardless of the class(es) they take.
This class examines the production of art from the fifteenth through the twentieth centuries. Explores art from a variety of cultures and geographic regions.
Traces the origins of Modernist art in the late nineteenth century, as well as Modernism itself and the rise of Postmodernism in the 1960s and 1970s. Additionally, the class treats the historical and cultural conditions that gave rise to the movements, schools, and styles of these periods.
Visits to the Prado (Madrid); Reina Sofia (Madrid); Alcazar (Royal Palace) (Madrid); Cathedral (Segovia); Alcazar (Segovia); Cathedral (Toledo); Museu Picasso (Barcelona); Sagrada Familia (Barcelona); Magic Fountain at Montjuic (Barcelona); Colosseum (Rome); Roman Forum; Basilica di San Pietro (Vatican City); Vatican Museums; Uffizi Gallery (Florence); La Accademia (Florence); St. Mark's Basilica (Venice); Louvre (Paris); Musee D'Orsay (Paris); Rijksmuseum (Amsterdam) and Van Gogh Museum (Amsterdam).
This class explores the interdisciplinary field of intercultural communication. Emphasis is on increasing communicative competencies in cross-cultural settings. This class is designed for students who wish to gain the practical skills necessary to communicate effectively in today's interdependent international community.
Examines the historical and social background upon which the complex reality of present-day Europe is built. Both the reality today and the history behind it will be brought to life through field trips, in-class presentations, and lectures.
Walking tours in Madrid, Barcelona, Segovia, Toledo, Rome, Florence, Paris, Brussels, and Amsterdam. Visits to Santiago Bernabeu Stadium (Real Madrid CF), tapas tasting (Madrid); Flamenco Show (Madrid); Santiago Bernabeu Stadium (Real Madrid CF); Camp Nou - (FC Barcelona); Spanish Cooking Class (Barcelona); Sephardic Museum (Toledo); and River Cruise on the Seine (Paris).
This class is an overview of the historical development of European political, economic, and cultural identity from 1947 to present day. This class will examine the future challenges presented by the growth of the European Union, its stability, and the question of the European constitutional and institutional reforms.
This class focuses on the unique problems associated with managing marketing operations across national borders. Topics include: the impact of culture on the global marketing environment; and how to develop and implement effective comprehensive marketing strategies on a global scale.
This class is an overview of the environment in which international businesses compete, this course introduces the student to the impact of culture and political economy on business decision making, and the economics and politics of international trade and investment.
Visits to El Corte Ingles (Retail) (Madrid); Bolsa de Madrid (Stock Exchange); Prada Headquarters; Fendi (Fashion) (Rome); Salvatore Ferragamo (Fashion) (Florence); Office of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) (Paris); Fragonard (Perfume) (Paris); European Commission (Brussels) and European Parliament (Brussels).