Summer 2024 (Base Program)
A shorter version of the renowned MUDEC experience, the Miami Summer in Luxembourg is an ideal choice for students who may not have the opportunity to study for a semester in Luxembourg. The six-credit-hour program offers courses in various disciplines that can be used for a Thematic Sequence, Global Perspectives, or other Miami Plan Foundation requirements in only six to seven weeks.
Courses for the Miami Summer in Luxembourg satisfy requirements of the Global Miami Plan curriculum and are taught by two Ohio-based Miami professors.
- Classes typically meet Monday through Thursday (although some Fridays may be required.) One 6-day (5-night) faculty-led study tour is embedded in the program.
- There are no prerequisites for these courses, and students must take both courses.
- Most students live in a European homestay and therefore have an inside view of the local culture. They have the opportunity to interact with local people and learn about everyday life in Luxembourg.
As part of the experience, students also take a 5-7 day trip to a European location known as a study tour. This hands-on experience complements the content learned in the classroom by allowing students the opportunity to visit the places their learning about and to see it with their own eyes! Students planning to go in Summer 2024 are likely to go to destinations like Southern France to explore the rich history of Rome throughout Europe.
HST 197: World History to 1500
Introduction to the origins and development of complex civilizations across the world in the premodern era (ending c. 1500 CE). Stresses interdependency and interactions among cultures; compares social, political, cultural, and religious experiences of different peoples; and examines their development in the context of climate and environmental conditions. In this particular course, we will focus on the Roman Civilization.
HST 229: The World Wars
Survey of the era of the world wars (1914-1945) with an emphasis on the global experiences of the conflicts and on the experiences of ordinary people in the Great War and World War II.
CLS 102: Roman Civilization-From City to Empire
This course is an exploration of the legacy of ancient Roman civilization from its legendary beginning through the Republic to the Empire at its greatest extent. Various aspects of Roman civilization highlight the Roman experience including history, literature, philosophy, political and social institutions, religion, art, and the unique ability of Rome to assimilate Greek and other cultures.
Charges in Section A are paid directly to the Miami Bursar for the semester(s) you attend the Luxembourg Campus.
|Item||Paid To||OH Resident||Non-OH Resident|
|Tuition (6 credits)||Bursar||$3,555.96*||$6,069.93*|
|Study Abroad Administrative Fee||Bursar||175||175|
|Program Fee Deposit**||Payment Portal (accessed via student application)||1,000||1,000|
|Program Fee Balance||Bursar||1,825||1,825|
|Total Paid to Miami University||$6,555.96||$9,069.93|
|Anticipated Personal Expenses||$2,822||$2,822|
|TOTAL ESTIMATED PROGRAM COST||$9,377.96||$11,891.93|
*This is the rate for the 2022-2023 academic year
**Program fee includes housing, breakfast (for host family stay only), and lunches M-R, one study tour and student activities.
The $1000 program fee deposit is due upon acceptance. Non-refundable.
Personal expenses include transportation to/from program, GeoBlue insurance, personal travel on weekends, and some meals (dinners, meals on weekends)
Summer 2024 Internship Program
Students have multiple ways to pursue internships in Luxembourg, capitalizing on the network of relationships which MUDEC has built up since the program was founded in 1968. They will travel over and live and work in Luxembourg during the 6-7 week summer term. MUDEC will help to organize internship opportunities through our zero-credit workshop. As a result, students will gain a fantastic experience and a resume builder while living and traveling throughout Europe.
Tuition and fees are based on 2022-23 rates. These are initial estimates.
|Item||Paid To||OH Resident||Non-OH Resident|
|Study Abroad Administrative Fee||Bursar||$175||$175|
|Program Fee Deposit*||Payment Portal (accessed via student application)||500||500|
|Program Fee Balance||Bursar||1,125||1,125|
|Total Paid to Miami University||$1,800||$1,800|
|Anticipated Personal Expenses-already in Luxembourg**||2,000||2,000|
|Anticipated Personal Expenses-flying from USA**||4,047||4,047|
|TOTAL ESTIMATED PROGRAM COST (already in Lux)||$3,800||$3,800|
|TOTAL ESTIMATED PROGRAM COST (already in Lux)||$5,847||$5,847|
*Program fee includes housing, lunches at the Chateau, orientation programming, and activities.
The $500 program fee deposit is due upon acceptance. Non-refundable.
**Personal expenses include transportation to/from program, GeoBlue insurance, personal travel on weekends, and some meals (dinners, meals on weekends)
General Summer Workshop Information
Please note that while the MUDEC program typically does not have class instruction on weekends, there are occasionally required weekend course-related activities and lectures.
- This calendar should be taken as tentative until the final calendar is published and noted as final.
- Students on the summer program are allowed to be in the Schengen region for a total of 90 days including the program dates. Therefore, it is possible to travel independently after the program ends but students must depart no later than their 90th day in Europe. For more information on countries that are included in the Schengen region, please consult the US State Department website. Note that these are legal requirements, not Miami University policies.
- Exact study tour travel dates and times will be finalized by the individual professor at the beginning of the summer. Do not make any travel plans during study tours until you have confirmed travel dates with your professors. Should you have further questions, please contact the professor directly.
- Our MUDEC Center utilizes two summer sessions, Summer I and Summer II for administrative purposes and specific faculty-led and individual opportunities.
- All Summer Base and Internship students should follow the Summer I calendar.
Students depart from the U.S.
Students arrive in Luxembourg
|May 29||Classes begin|
|Jun. 10 - 14||Study Tour|
|Jul. 3||Study Day|
|Jul. 4||Final Exams and 4th of July BBQ|
|Jul. 5||Students Depart Luxembourg|
- Non-Ohio Resident Tuition Partial Waiver - Non-Ohio residents participating in this study abroad/away program are approved for a discounted tuition rate. This discount is considered a waiver and is incorporated into the above amount. Per University policy, only one tuition waiver can be applied to an individual student per term. If there are multiple waivers, the highest waiver will be applied.
- Billing and Payment - Tuition and administrative fees are billed to the student's bursar account in accordance with the university's billing timeline, and should be paid prior to the start of the program. For more information, see Paying for College (OneStop).
- Summer Term Tuition Refund Policy - You must officially withdraw from a credit workshop registration by 12:00 p.m. (noon) on the last business day before the start of the workshop to receive a tuition refund. Workshop administrative fees and program fees are non-refundable unless the workshop is cancelled by Miami University. Failure to attend, non-payment, or contacting the workshop director is insufficient notice. To officially withdraw from a workshop, you must contact Global Initiatives via email at global@MiamiOH.edu.
- Administrative Fee Refund Policy - The $175 administrative fee is charged upon course registration and is non-refundable.
- Program Fee Deposit - Deposits are collected on a first-come, first-serve basis after being admitted to the program. Your deposit reserves your place in the program.
- Payment Process - Accepted students will have access to a payment portal within their application. Program fees can be paid via this portal using e-check or credit card. Program fees can be paid with scholarships, financial aid, or 529 plans only with the coordination of the Education Abroad office.
- Program Fee Refund Policy - The program fee payments are non-refundable unless otherwise stated within the application.
All fees are subject to change without notice, though Miami University will try to avoid this whenever possible. All summer and winter session courses and credit workshops are enrollment contingent, and are subject to cancellation due to low enrollment.