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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Academic Level: Junior, Senior, Sophomore Language(s) of Instruction: English
Housing Options: Homestay, Hotel/Hostel Program Model: Partner Provider
Area(s) of Study: Anthropology, Cross-cultural and Global Studies, Educational Management, Environmental Science, Foreign Language, Geography, Healthcare Administration, History, Humanities, Legal Studies, Multicultural Studies in Education, Other, Philosophy, Psychology, Public Service Leadership, Sociology, Women's and Gender Studies Minimum GPA: 2.50
Open to Non-UHCL Applicants: Yes
Program Description:

 SIT Study Abroad Portugal: Sustainability and Environmental Justice

 

Learn how Portugal’s approach to sustainability and social equity challenges the core principles of mainstream economic theory.

 

WHY STUDY SUSTAINABILITY IN PORTUGAL?
Live in the European Green Capital for 2020: Lisbon, a city addressing carbon emissions and the impact of mass tourism through renewable energy technologies and social projects. Here, you’ll discover how Portugal’s approach to sustainability and social equity challenges the core principles of economic orthodoxy. You will gain firsthand experience learning about food waste and environmental education by volunteering with NGO´s such as RefoodMovimento ALP, and Banco de Bens Doados. On excursions to the Azores Islands, the coastal city Porto, and Spain’s stunning Extremadura region, you’ll compare conservation projects, sustainable agriculture production, resource management, and environmental good practice.

Please visit the SIT Study Abroad website for details on the program highlights and details of coursework, educational excursions, and housing.

 

MONEY MATTERS

SIT is an all-inclusively priced study abroad program – including academics costs, excursions, accommodations and meals, airport transfers, and health insurance. Be sure to discuss how study abroad costs are handled at your school with your study abroad advisor and read the website for more specific information.  

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

SIT has awarded an average of over $1.3 million in scholarships and grants to SIT Study Abroad students in the past three years. All scholarships and grants are need-based.Awards generally range from $500 to $5,000.  

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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2024 05/31/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2025 03/07/2025 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.