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Belgium and Germany


Program Dates

Summer Session I 2015


The College of Arts and Sciences will offer a five-week study abroad program in Belgium and Germany led by Dr. Jose C. Lozano, Chair of Psychology and Communication.  Course work will focus on Psychology, Communication and Criminal Justice.  Cultural excursions include visits to the historical disctricts and musuems of the cities visited.

While in Belgium and Germany, students will have a combination of lectures and field excursions to enhance their understanding of the culture, media and higher education. Field excursions include visits to newspapers and local tv stations. Included in the estimated program cost are lodging, local transportation, insurance and welcome and farewell dinner.



Detail Program information


Antwerp, Belgium, Day trip to Brugges

  Ghent, Belgium

Brussels, Belgium

Summer I 2015
Cologne, Germany
  Bonn, Germany
  Munich, Germany
  Tubingen, Germany


Students will reside in hotels.

Program Cost

The estimated program cost excludes roundtrip airfare from Laredo to Belgium, meals, entrance to activities and TAMIU tuition/fees. 

Timetable for Applications and Payment

February 15

Application and $200 non-refundable application fee are due 


Program payment deadline

April 17

Mandatory Orientation: Travel, travel documents, Culture, Health and Safety, and generic tips

Application Process

  • Turn in your TAMIU study abroad application and submit the application fee at the Bursars Office
  • Apply for any of the TAMIU study abroad scholarships
  • OSA will provide your program budget to the Office of Financial Aid
  • Complete and turn in your Waiver and Liability Packet by May 1, 2015

Study Abroad Scholarships

TAMIU offers two scholarships for study abroad.  Qualified TAMIU students may complete their application and supporting documents and submit them to OSA together with their study abroad application.  You will be notified via email of your award and the award disbursement date.

Course Information

All students are required to enroll in any of the following:

COMM 4360

PSYC 4311

CRIJ 4324

Program Requirements

Students must have been approved by Dr. Lozano for acceptance into the program.


Withdrawal from a study abroad program must be made in writing to OSA.  The application fee of $200 is non-refundable, unless TAMIU cancels the program. TAMIU will refund recoverable tuition and costs as determined by OSA.  Refunds will be calculated from the date OSA is notified in writing of your intent to withdraw.  TAMIU is not responsible for indirect costs paid directly by students, including but not limited to passport fees, vaccinations, and transportation costs.

*TAMIU reserves the right to make changes to this itinerary as deemed appropriate by the program leader due to unforeseen circumstances.  However, every effort will be made to adhere to the itinerary as closely as possible.

**TAMIU reserves the right to adjust program fees or cancel any program without prior notification; however, every effort will be made to provide information on cancellations in a timely manner.  In the event of cancellation, TAMIU will refund application fees and recoverable program fees.