Emmnauel College students have the opportunity to travel internationally and enhance their classroom lessons. By visiting nations and exploring them in person, students gain valuable first-hand knowledge about subjects that they had studied in Boston.
In the Steps of Thucydides
In Spring 2011 and 2012, students travelled to Athens, Greece to study the Peloponnesian War with Petros Vamvakas, Associate Professor of Political Science. The course, "In the Steps of Thucydides," follows the story of the war written by Thucydides and compares it to the current state of Grece. Among the sites visited were battle sites, the Parthenon and the Delphic oracle. View the 2012 travel blog » View the 2011 travel blog »
Eastern Mediterranean Security Studies Certificate Program
Emmanuel students have a unique opportunity to experience the beauty of Greece while studying the geopolitical complexity of the continental crossroads of the Eastern Mediterranean for three-weeks, in an intensive, 8-credit international relations program. The curriculum combines a unique study abroad program, taught by Emmanuel faculty, with an extended classroom experience in Crete, with field trips and excursions while in residence at the Institute of Cretan Studies. View the 2012 blog »
The program consists of two advanced International Relations summer courses, presentations from policy experts, and educational excursions:
- POLSC2417 Statecraft, Globalization and The Eurozone Crisis
- POLSC2419 Mediterranean Democracy and Geopolitics of Energy