Study Abroad Europe: A Workbook of Need-to-Know Topics about the EU and the USA

Study Abroad Europe: A Workbook of Need-to-Know Topics about the EU and the USA

by Mark A. Ferguson

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Study Abroad Europe: A Workbook of Need-to-Know Topics about the EU and the USA by Mark A. Ferguson

"Study Abroad Europe: A Workbook of Need-to-Know Topics about the EU and the USA" is for U.S. college students who are preparing to study abroad in Europe. • Designed to help students place their study abroad experience in larger contexts by making comparisons between their European host country and the United States. • Ideal for students who need to write a host country project as part of their study abroad application. • More than 20 essential topics are covered, ranging from geography, people, education and political systems, to energy and the environment, heath care, taxation, work and retirement. • More than 50 questions serve as direction for independent research papers, class presentations or host country projects which students can complete before, during or after their study abroad experience. • FREE SAMPLE CHAPTERS are available at the website for this workbook. See "More about the Author" below for the website address.

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ISBN-13: 9781482331288
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 02/21/2013
Pages: 156
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.33(d)

About the Author

Mark Ferguson is Program Director of the Junior Year in Munich - the oldest U.S. college-sponsored study abroad program in Germany - and Senior Lecturer in German at Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan. He holds a Ph.D. in German from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His interest in education abroad began at a young age beginning with his participation in the American Field Service program to Thailand while in high school. Throughout his college career - both undergraduate and graduate - he gained extensive international experience by living, studying, working and teaching in Europe (Paris, Freiburg, Mainz, Berlin, Bonn, Duisburg, Essen). Before coming to Wayne State University in 1991, he held positions as lecturer in German literature at the University of Essen in Germany and at Bates College in Maine. Since his appointment as Program Director of the Junior Year in Munich in 1995, he has helped many students build upon their study abroad experience to find jobs and start interesting, meaningful and well-paying careers.

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