Northwood Sponsored Programs are designed and administered by the International Programs Office and faculty members. They are led by Northwood professors who also teach the courses. The length of the programs range from short to long and participants earn from three to fifteen credit hours depending on the program.

The selection of programs, their length, and their cost will vary from year to year.

Northwood Sponsored Programs charge a comprehensive fee. This will include most of the transportation, board, tuition*, some meals, and event fees. Student will have to pay for personal expenses, some meals, and some transport (to and from the departure site and personal travel on the trip).

Below is a list of Northwood Sponsored Programs with links for each programs information and application packet.

To apply to a program please download and submit the following Information and Application packet. The information and Application packet will contain the Application forms for the relevant program. Submit the application materials.

The Course Substitution Form will have to be filled out by an academic advisor and the Student Nomination Form will have to be filled out by a Professor. The Scholarship application is optional.

*Note that some programs aren't for credit programs and thus there will be no tuition cost.

For more information contact intlprograms@northwood.edu


Fall 2016

Semester in Europe 2016

Program Dates: Fall 2016 Semester
Application due by: April 22, 2016
Program Fee: $16,120*
Enrollment limit: 30 students
Information Packet

* Includes semester tuition

In over 30 years, hundreds of Northwood University students have participated in the Semester in Europe program, and have experienced traveling and studying in various countries in Western Europe, over the course of the fall term. The 2016 program is scheduled to include travel to UK, France, the Netherlands, Germany, and various other countries.

The objective of the SIE program is to give Northwood University students from all campuses the opportunity to study in Europe in a "built-for-Northwood” program that includes rigorous academic study and immersion into European cultures. This is not a business oriented program, though there are some business courses taught, plus some contact with European businesses. Enrollment is limited and admission will be selective.

Winter/Spring 2016-17

Costa Rica

Program Dates: December 28, 2016 - January 7, 2017
Program Travel Dates: TBD
Application due by: September 23, 2016
Program Fee: $3,850*
Enrollment Limit: 10 Students
Information Packet

Take a warm break this winter by travelling to beautiful Costa Rica. Costa Rica is more than a vacation destination; it is an interactive cultural experience. The country is enriched with an abundance of environmental attractions – striking volcanoes, misty cloud forests, stunning river valleys, and hundreds of beaches along the Pacific and Caribbean coasts. This program will immerse students in a vibrant culture while also earning course credit. Students will visit the Arenal Volcano and Hot Springs, treetop suspension bridges, coffee plantations, beaches, go river rafting, and participate in many more activities.

NUCARS 2017 - China

Program Travel Dates: March 5, 2017 – March 11, 2017
Application due by: Janurary 21, 2017
Program Fee: TBA
Enrollment Limit: 8 Students

NUCARS 2017 will be held in China.

Northwood University Computerized Automotive Retail Simulation (NUCARS) is a management training game that puts the automotive students as close to reality as possible in and academic environment. The simulation challenges student teams to cope with real life dilemmas in automotive dealership operations. Students will work with teammates and reflect on today’s management philosophy. Team members come from a number international universities as well as cultural and language backgrounds – requiring a higher level of understanding and cooperation to accomplish goals.


Summer 2017

Argentina

Program Dates: May 12, 2017 – May 22, 2017
Application due by:Janurary 15, 2017
Program Fee: $5,200
Enrollment Limit: 20 Students
Information Packet

This program will give students exposure to Argentinian business and culture. There will be numerous business visits, where students will get to meet representatives of local and international business, and also a visit the U.S. Commerce agency in Argentina. In addition, students will participate in many cultural activities and will also spend a day in the immense Pampas, a vast region of fertile land especially suitable for agriculture and cattle breeding, the country’s economic core business.

Dominican Republic

Program travel dates: May
Application due by: TBA
Program Fee: TBA
Enrollment Limit: 20 Students
Program information and application packets will be released shortly

Italy

Program travel dates: May
Application due by: TBD
Program Fee: TBA
Enrollment Limit: 20 Students
Program information and application packets will be released shortly

China

Program travel dates: May
Application due by: TBD
Program Fee: TBA
Enrollment Limit: 20 Students
Program information and application packets will be released shortly

Belize

Program travel dates: May
Application due by: TBD
Program Fee: TBA
Enrollment Limit: 20 Students
Program information and application packets will be released shortly

Hungary

Program Dates: July
Application due by: TBA
Program Fee: TBA
Enrollment Limit: 20 Students
Program information and application packets will be released shortly

Montana/Wyoming – Domestic Program

Program travel dates: TBA
Application due by: TBD
Program Fee: TBA,
Enrollment Limit: 20 Students
Program information and application packets will be released shortly

Fall 2017

Semester in Europe 2017

Program Dates: Fall 2017
Application due: April 22, 2017
Program Fee: TBD

Program Packet will be released on September 19, 2016

In over 33 years, hundreds of Northwood University students have participated in the Semester in Europe program, and have experienced traveling and studying in various countries in Western Europe, over the course of the fall term.

*The program fee is inclusive of tuition for 5 courses