Our academic and cultural immersion programs range from one week to three months and are designed specifically for the needs of each group. Each program includes rigorous academic coursework, cultural activities, and workshops designed to improve participants' leadership skills. Other program components could also include English language instruction, course audits, networking opportunities, among other options.
The Bundeswehr Summer at UT Program is one of the International Office's longest running special programs. The program provides interdisciplinary educational and cultural opportunities to students from the Universität der Bundeswehr München. Participants audit university courses and attend various cultural and educational excursions to further their knowledge of U.S. history and culture.
These four-week programs, exclusively for students from Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, include an academic focus on accounting, energy or finance with leadership and intercultural communication development. Students attend class daily, engage in weekly professional development seminars, visit a variety of local businesses and participate in customized leadership seminars.
Created specifically for students from Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, also known as TEC, this short-term program combines experiential learning workshops, networking opportunities, leadership workshops offered by the UT Leadership and Ethics Institute (LEI), and cultural enrichment activities to help students build skills in public speaking, community building, and leadership.
The goal of the U.S. Academic & Culture Immersion Program is to provide key insights into targeted academic themes, enhance English skills and cultural understanding, and develop leadership skills. Program participants engage in a dynamic and holistic program designed around five components: American culture & intercultural communication, academic content, leadership sessions, community service, and civic & cultural activities.
The U.S. Sports & Culture Immersion Program is a custom designed program designed to explore various topics relating to sport and physical education in the U.S. for Chinese undergraduate Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) students. Students are offered unique opportunities to interact with top notch researchers, students, athletes, coaches and communities within PETE, as well as exclusive site visits and cultural excursions.
Team-Building and Leadership Development Activity
International Night Networking Reception
Leadership Workshop: Career Management and Ethical Leadership
Networking Evening Events
Community Service Activity
Leadership Workshop: Communicating Across Cultures
Closing Ceremony and Certificate Presentation
- Tour of Texas State Capitol
- Amusement park excursions
- Overnight dude ranch experience
- Dinner and a movie at a locally owned cinema
- Kayaking or boat cruise on Lady Bird Lake
- Ropes course challenge
- Scavenger hunts
- Guided problem solving challenge
- Mentorship opportunities
- Presentation and fast-pitch delivery coaching
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