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  • Locations: Haifa, Israel; Jerusalem, Israel; Nazareth, Israel; Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Program Terms: Winter
  • Budget Sheets: Winter
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Who can apply: Non-UMass Boston/Dartmouth/Lowell Students, UMass Amherst Students, UMass Boston Students, UMass Dartmouth Students, UMass Lowell Students Language of Instruction: English
Class Status: 2-sophomore, 3-junior, 4-senior, 5-grad student Housing Options: Hostel/Hotel
Areas of Study: Accounting/Finance, Business, Management Information Systems, Management/Entrepreneurship, Middle Eastern Studies Program Category: Study abroad
Minimum GPA: 3 Program Type: Faculty-led
Winter/Summer Program Cost Level:
Program Description:
Managing Sustainability in the Global Environment
1-week, multi-city, 3-credit UMass Lowell course with experiential learning in Israel
Winter Intersession, 2019, Travel - January 6 - 14 (note, course runs Jan 2-18)
Open to Honors College students (all majors) &
Open to Business majors (Grad & Undergrad. Note, Business majors do not need to also be in the Honors College)

Israel winter 2019
Overview: Spend 1 week traveling through 5 cities in Israel, in conjunction with UML & CIEE study abroad where you will explore the culture, history, and archaeology of the ancient land of Israel, focusing upon water, air, energy and social sustainability. Through a series of cases, videos, site visits & lectures, we will consider the sustainability initiatives, both local and global, highlighting innovative approaches to find “sustainable solutions to the major challenges in today’s world”. Pre-travel coursework will be offered through blackboard.

Course Goals: This course is designed to help students understand the importance of integrating sustainability into business decisions in today’s global economy, considering the importance of increasing efficiencies and reducing costs. Students gain understanding, acquire knowledge, develop skills for living in a globally interdependent & culturally diverse world.

Academic Information: Based on your academic needs you will enroll in ONE of the following:
  • HONR.3200, Special Topics in Honors: Managing Sustainability in a Global Environment - Open to all Honors College students, satisfies H3, H5 or H7 requirements
  • BUSI 4800, Current Topics in Business: Managing Sustainability in a Global Environment - Open to all undergraduate Business students
  • MGMT 6770, Independent Study: Management: Managing Sustainability in a Global Environment - Open to all graduate Business students
Detailed Itinerary and more information - Information Package

Cost outline and budget - Winter 2019 Budget Worksheet (also linked above)

  • There will be scholarships available for this program, up to $1000.
  • Complete the application and return it to the study abroad office in-person or via email
  • Application: World Ready Scholarship Application.pdf

This program is currently not accepting applications.