High Point University’s Global Experience & Maymester courses have taken students around the globe on exciting short-term study programs. Past courses and destinations include:

2019-2020 Academic Year

  • Becoming Modern: Breakthroughs in Scandinavian Literature, Film, and Theatre | Denmark, Norway & Sweden
  • Buddhism and Culture in Southeast Asia | Laos, Thailand & Vietnam
  • Exercise Science at Altitude: Nepal | Nepal
  • Explorations of France | France
  • Exploring China | China
  • Ganbatte! Adventuring in Japan | Japan
  • Global Business: Exploring European Markets and Economies | France, Ireland, Netherlands & United Kingdom 
  • History on the Road: War in the Land of Israel | Israel
  • Holy Land: Geography, History & Theology in the Gospels and Second Temple Judaism | Israel
  • Intermediate Spanish in Salamanca | Spain
  • Life Across Space and Time: Global Biodiversity and Conservation in Australia | Australia
  • Marketing in Spain | Spain
  • Placing Sicily: The Crossroads of the Mediterranean | Italy
  • Power & Politics Inside the Beltway: Washington D.C. | USA
  • Spanish Culture: Past and Present | Spain
  • The Grand Tour in Italy: Drawing and Art, Learning from the Masters | Italy 

2018-2019 Academic Year

  • A Tale of Three Cities: Retail Design & Merchandising in New York, London & Paris | USA, England & France
  • Animal Behavior in Southern Africa | South Africa & Swaziland
  • Buddhism and Culture in Southeast Asia | Vietnam, Cambodia & Thailand
  • Chile in a Time of Transformation | Chile
  • Ganbatte! Adventuring in Tokyo | Japan
  • Exercise Science at High Altitude | Nepal
  • Experiencing Australian Education | Australia
  • Exploring China | China
  • Global Biodiversity and Conservation in Queensland & Tasmania | Australia
  • Global Business: Exploring the Markets and Economies of Central Europe | Austria, Germany, Czech Republic & Poland
  • The Global Workplace | Denmark & Germany
  • The Grand Tour in Italy | Italy
  • Intercultural Communication: How Italian Products are Promoted Globally | Italy
  • Intermediate Spanish in Salamanca | Spain
  • Literary Scotland | Scotland
  • Marketing in Spain | Spain
  • Placing Sicily: The Crossroads of the Mediterranean | Italy

 

2017-2018 Academic Year

  • Chinese Culture Exposure & Language Immersion | China
  • Cross-Cultural Psychology |  Italy
  • Cutting Edge Exercise Physiology | USA
  • Explorations of France | France
  • Ganbatte! Adventuring in Tokyo | Japan
  • Global Business | Belgium, Germany & the United Kingdom
  • Grand Tour in Italy | Italy
  • Hidden Face of Ecuador: Uncovering its Bio- and Cultural Diversity | Ecuador & the Galapagos
  • Holy Land: Geography, History, and Theology in the Gospels | Israel
  • Intercultural Competence in the Workplace: a Tour of Danish/German Relations | Denmark & Germany
  • Intermediate Spanish in Costa Rica | Costa Rica
  • Marketing in Spain | Spain
  • Modern Furniture Design: Bauhaus to Today | Denmark & Sweden
  • Placing Sicily: The Crossroads of the Mediterranean | Italy
  • Power and Politics in D.C. | USA
  • Revolution in Paris: Art at the Turn of Two Centuries | France
  • Scandinavian Literature, Theatre, and Film | Denmark, Sweden & Norway
  • Shakespeare in Performance | UK
  • Spanish Culture: Past and Present | Spain

 

2016-2017 Academic Year

  • An Australian Education Experience | Australia
  • Animal Behavior in South Africa | South Africa
  • Chinese Language & Culture | China
  • Cross-Cultural Psychology | France, Italy & Switzerland
  • Cutting Edge Exercise Physiology | Colorado, USA
  • Food & Culture in Japan | Japan
  • Ganbatte! Adventuring in Tokyo | Japan
  • Global Business | UK, Netherlands, Belgium & Germany
  • The Grand Tour in Italy | Italy
  • Intermediate Spanish in Costa Rica | Costa Rica
  • Marketing in Spain | Spain
  • Modern Furniture Design in Denmark & Sweden | Denmark & Sweden
  • Revolution In Paris: Documentary Photography | France

 

2015-2016 Academic Year

  • Australian Education Experience | Australia
  • Contemporary Ireland | Ireland
  • Cutting Edge Exercise Physiology | Massachusetts, USA
  • Ganbatte! Adventuring in Tokyo | Japan
  • Global Business | Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands & the United Kingdom
  • Grand Tour in Italy | Italy
  • Intermediate Spanish in Costa Rica | Costa Rica
  • Literary Scotland | Scotland
  • Modern Furniture Design in Denmark & Sweden | Denmark & Sweden
  • Power & Politics in D.C. | Washington, D.C., USA
  • Revolution in Paris: Art at the Turn of Two Centuries | France
  • Spanish Culture: Past & Present | Spain

 

2014-2015 Academic Year

  • Business in Europe | Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands & the United Kingdom
  • Chile in a Time of Transformation: A Cultural Challenge | Chile
  • Chinese Language and Culture | China
  • Contemporary Ireland | Ireland
  • Cross-Cultural Psychology | Spain, Morocco & Portugal
  • Cutting Edge Exercise Physiology | California, USA
  • Following the Buddha Through India | India & Nepal
  • The Grand Tour: Drawing the Masters | Italy
  • Planet Girth: New Zealand | New Zealand
  • Revolution in Paris: Art at the Turn of Two Centuries | France
  • Shakespeare in Performance | the United Kingdom

 

2013-2014 Academic Year

  • An American Celebration of Music in Hungary, Czech Republic & Austria | Austria, Czech Republic & Hungary
  • Biodiversity in Ecuador & the Galapagos | Ecuador & the Galapagos
  • Chile in a Time of Transformation: A Cultural Challenge | Chile
  • Cross-Cultural Psychology | Netherlands, Switzerland & Italy
  • Cutting Edge Exercise Physiology | Florida, USA
  • Ganbatte! Adventuring in Tokyo | Tokyo
  • Global Business | Argentina & Chile
  • The Grand Tour: Drawing the Masters | Italy
  • Planet Girth: The Cultural Comparison of Health & Fitness | New Zealand
  • Power & Politics in D.C. | Washington, D.C., USA
  • Rock Me Amadeus: Mozart’s Music, Life & Legacy | Czech Republic & Austria
  • Safari in South Africa | South Africa
  • Spanish Culture & the Art of Flamenco | Spain

 

2012-2013 Academic Year

  • An American Celebration of Music in Italy | Italy
  • Contemporary Ireland: Traditions, Talents, Treasures & Troubles | Ireland
  • European Design: London & Paris | France & the United Kingdom
  • Exercise Physiology in Indianapolis….. & Chicago! | USA
  • The Grand Tour in Italy | Italy
  • Human Behavior in Europe: Cross-Cultural Psychology | Italy, Germany & France
  • Religion & Revolution in Italy | Italy
  • Safari in Southern Africa | South Africa & Swaziland
  • Spanish Culture & the Art of Flamenco | Spain

 

2011-2012 Academic Year

  • An American Celebration of Music | Italy
  • Chinese Culture Exposure & Language Immersion | China
  • Ciao Bella! | Italy
  • Cutting-Edge Exercise Physiology | USA
  • Federal Law Enforcement Careers | USA
  • Human Behavior Across Cultures | Italy, France & Spain
  • In the Hub of Globalization: International Economics | India
  • Mayan Heritage, Traditions and Customs in Contemporary Guatemalan Society | Guatemala
  • Post-Mao China: Demise or a New Face of Communism | China
  • Power & Politics Inside DC | USA
  • The Hidden Face of Ecuador: Uncovering Its Bio- and Cultural Diversity | Ecuador and the Galapagos
  • What’s Love Got to Do with It? Exploring Innovations in Close Relationships Research | USA

 

2010-2011 Academic Year

  • Cutting-Edge Exercise Physiology | USA
  • The History of Boston: 1620-1900 | USA
  • Human Behavior Across Cultures | Italy, France & Germany
  • Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, Realism… Oh My! | France
  • In the Hub of Globalization: International Economics | India
  • Intercultural Perspectives in Business | India
  • Moving the World: A How-To Guide–A Survey of Greek Mathematics | Greece & Italy
  • Mayan Heritage, Traditions and Customs in Contemporary Guatemalan Society | Guatemala
  • The Military History of Italy | Italy
  • Modern Spain | Spain
  • Planet Girth: The Cultures of Health & Fitness | Sweden
  • Power & Politics Inside D.C. | USA
  • The Religions of Rome: Ancient to Modern | Italy
  • Shakespeare in Performance | United Kingdom

 

2009-2010 Academic Year

  • Contemporary Ireland: Traditions, Talents, Treasures & Troubles | Ireland
  • Experience New York City: A How-To Guide to Living and Working in the Big Apple | USA
  • The History of Sport | United Kingdom
  • Power & Politics Inside D.C. | USA
  • The Rebirth of Art: The Renaissance in Rome and Florence | Italy

 

2008-2009 Academic Year

  • Civic Engagement on a Native American Reservation in Western U.S. | USA
  • Criminal Justice: Corrections in London | United Kingdom
  • The History of Sport | USA
  • Information Systems in a Global Environment | Sweden, Turkey & the United Kingdom
  • Mark Twain, the Mississippi River, and American Culture | USA
  • Paint & Draw in the Footsteps of the Masters | France
  • Power & Politics Inside D.C. | USA
  • Strategic Marketing in a Global Environment | Sweden, Turkey & the United Kingdom

 

2007-2008 Academic Year

  • Classroom & Behavioral Management in British Life & Culture | United Kingdom
  • Contemporary Chinese Culture and Society | China
  • Contemporary Ireland: Traditions, Talents, Treasures & Troubles | Ireland
  • The Economics of London | United Kingdom
  • Mark Twain, the Mississippi River, and American Culture | USA
  • The Rebirth of Art: The Renaissance in Rome and Florence | Italy
  • Sports Marketing in Australia & New Zealand: 6th Annual Sports Marketing Association Conference | Australia & New Zealand

 

2006-2007 Academic Year

  • Study America! A Trek Across Alaska | USA