Travel, Learn, Grow: Study Abroad with Walden

Join Walden University for immersive travel and learning adventures around the globe. Designed to expand your learning beyond the classroom, Walden Study Abroad opportunities let you:

  • Explore the history, culture, and customs of other countries with a small group of fellow learners.
  • Learn from guest lecturers, interact with members of the local communities, and tour historic sites with expert guides.
  • Focus on the adventure while Walden-approved tour operators handle all the logistics.

Our study abroad opportunities are open to our alumni, students, staff, faculty, AND their friends and family.  If you're ready to expand your worldview, check out the calendar below for our next available travel adventures.

Questions? Email studyabroad@waldenu.edu.

 

Study Abroad in Panama
Panama Public Service Trip

A scene in Eastern Europe
Eastern Europe (Budapest, Krakow, Prague and Vienna)

Date of Trip March 12-20, 2016 October 8-19, 2016
Travel Parner (Vendor) http://www.aeastudyabroad.com/ http://www.efcollegestudytours.com/
Trip Information http://www.aeastudyabroad.com/?page_id=2148
http://www.efcollegestudytours.com/professors-trip/1751190XX
Registration Deadline December 10, 2015 July 5, 2016
Registration Limits 12-15 depending on areas of interest and expertise Enrolls no more than 30 learners
Registration Process registration online, can pay by check or call in to 800.556.7068 Online or 1.800.873.2250
(Tour# 1751190XX)
Visiting Locations Panama City, Panama
Penonome, Panama
El Palmar, Panama
Budapest, Hungary
Krakow, Poland
Auschwitz
Prague, Czech Republic
Vienna, Austria
Program/Travel Cost $1950 DOES NOT include airfare. $3,529 includes airfare; potential for an additional cost of $100-200 depending on departure city
Cancelation Policy All deposits paid prior to December 10, 2015, will be 100% refundable up until that date
Between December 10-31, 2015, the deposit will not be refunded
Between Jan 1-31, 2015, the deposit and 30% of the second payment will not be refundable
Between Feb 1-10, 2015, the deposit and 75% of the second payment will not be refundable
Between Feb 11 and your departure to Panama, there will be no refunds
Cancellation information can be found on Education First College Study Tours’ student agreement. All cancellations must be submitted by students directly to Education First.
Included in Program Cost 3 nights in Panama City
Visiting Panama Canal
Visiting Frank Gehry Biodiversity Museum
Visit local market
4 nights in Penonome
1 night at Bay View Hotel in El Palmar (San Carlos district on Pacific Coast)
1 night in airport hotel
Ground travel between each city
All housing arrangements
Daily breakfast
Lunches while at the service sites
Sightseeing program per itinerary
All entrance and service fees
Airport-hotel-airport transfers
Travel insurance
3 nights in Budapest
2 nights in Krakow
3 nights in Prague
2 nights in Vienna
Ground travel between each city
All housing arrangements
Daily breakfast
Four Group Dinners
Sightseeing program per itinerary
All entrance and service fees
Airport-hotel-airport transfers
Airfare based on departure locations (cost may vary if you are not leaving from Atlanta)
Travel insurance
NOT Included in Program Cost Airfare (around $700 depending on the city you are traveling from), Beverages and some meals. Departure fees in home location. Personal spending money, U.S. Passport and Visa fees (if necessary) Beverages and daily lunches, some dinners Departure fees in home location Recommended Tips ($6-8 per day), Personal spending money, U.S. Passport and Visa fees (if necessary)
Payment Structure Agreement Payment Plans Available:
Tour Deposit: $250 (due upon enrollment)
Second Payment ($850): Due January 10, 2016
Final Payment (remainder): Due February 10, 2016
Payment Plans Available:
http://www.efcollegestudytours.com/program-payment
Tour Deposit: $95 (due upon enrollment)
Final Payment: Due 7/5/2016
Payment Options Check, debit/credit card payment Check, debit/credit card payment
Stipend Possibilities 12 stipends @ $500/each, Registration by Dec. 1st, 2015 (First 12 Walden students to register) Not at this time.
Additional Options Single Room Upgrade: $500 Single Room Upgrade: $405
Course Requirements (Undergraduate Students ONLY) Enrollment: IDST 4002: Seminar with Public Service for Spring 2016 (6 week course-5 elective credits) Enrollment: IDST 4004E: Seminar with Study Abroad for Fall 2016 (11 week course-5 elective credits)
Passport/Visa Requirements Valid passport required, expiring no earlier than Apr. 2017.

Visa may be required depending on country of origin issuing passport. All students are responsible for obtaining correct travel documents.
Valid Passport Required expiring no earlier than Apr. 2017.

Visa may be required depending on country of origin issuing passport. All students are responsible for obtaining correct travel documents.

 

Please note that the Laureate employee discount applies to tuition for IDST 4004E/IDST 4002 only if an employee is pursuing an undergraduate degree at a Laureate GPS university. Additionally, no trip (i.e. nontuition) expenses will be discounted for employee-students (by 70% or otherwise). In addition, all travel days are dependent on supervisor’s approval for time off.

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