Study Abroad - Colombia: Politics, People and Peace | Department of Political Science

Study Abroad - Colombia: Politics, People and Peace

Event Date: 
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 (All day)
Event Location: 

Colombia is one of the most beautiful, fascinating and complicated places in the world. There is much to learn from Colombia about sustaining peace, advancing reconciliation and promoting development.

Through visits to Bogota, Medellin, and Cartagena, students gain a deep and broad understanding of Colombian politics, people and culture and the peace process. Students learn how economic development and education affect people in diverse Colombian communities.


  • 3 credit hours
  • PSCI 3700: Area Politics


  • Open to all majors
  • No pre-requisites
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA


  • Application Deadline: February 1, 2019
  • Depart: June 5, 2019
  • Return: June 28, 2019


  • $TBD
  • Cost includes housing, some meals, UNT tuition, excursions, program activities, and health insurance
  • Additional expenses include airfare, passport, visa, some meals and course materials


Dr. James Meernik, Regents Professor - Email:

Dr. Diego Esparza, Assistant Professor - Email:

Study Abroad Office -

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