Location: Novi Sad, Serbia
Participants in this program will have an opportunity to engage in activities at the University of Novi Sad (UNS), one of the biggest comprehensive universities in the region and the second largest in the country of Serbia with an enrollment of nearly 50,000 students. Students will work with the university's Faculty of Sport and Physical Education, a great established faculty with innovative teaching / learning technology, in conjunction with Dr. Dejan Magoc of the EIU Department of Health Studies and an alumnus of the University of Novi Sad.
Students will develop an international and global perspective as they research, analyze and compare similarities and differences between the health and wellness practical issues and applications in Serbia and in the United States.
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Activities / Itinerary
Excursions and side trips include: Novi Sad sightseeing tour, Petrovaradin Fortress, Begečka Jama Nature Park (camping, hiking, rowing), Fruska Gora National Park (hiking, mountain bike tour), Zobnatica horse farm and horse breeding museum (horseback riding), Fantast Castle, Becej, Sremski Karlovci.
Class topics include: Health Care System and Wellness Education issues in Serbia, Standards of teaching & teacher education in EU member states, Wellness Legislation and current issues of sport & health in Serbia
After Your Trip:
Students and faculty will reside at Hotel Vojvodina located by the university, in double rooms. All meals are provided by the hotel restaurant and included in the program fee. students are welcome to enjoy meals elsewhere in the city, at their own expense.
At least two pre-departure orientations will be provided and are required for all participants.
Your faculty leader will hold one of these orientations, where he/she will cover information on safety, health, legal, environmental, political, cultural, and religious conditions in the host country(ies), as well as planning logistics.
The Office of Study Abroad (OSA) will hold the other orientation. They will cover general information about traveling abroad to different areas of the world and facilitate a panel discussion composed of students who have already participated in faculty-led study abroad programs.
You are strongly encouraged to read the U.S. State Department's Consular Information Sheet on your host countries. It will provide you with a great deal of information to help you prepare for your trip.
**Please be aware that you are responsible for obtaining the most up-to-date information on entry requirements. The Office of Study Abroad only provides general information, as visa regulations and procedures are constantly changing. Please consult the Consulate for more information. **