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  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Program Description:

Cal Poly Global Programs
CAMPUSWIDE FACULTY APPLICATION

The study abroad programs listed below are the Cal Poly Global Programs available for Cal Poly faculty to apply to teach on annually.  For questions about the programs or the application process, please contact Nayree Barnett, Study Abroad Advisor, at nbarne01@calpoly.edu.

Priority is given to faculty who:
- Have a record of teaching excellence
- Have demonstrated active involvement with students on campus or abroad
- Offer major or minor course(s) appropriate for the program
- Offer upper division GE courses (C4, D5, F) or a combination of GE classes
- Are willing and able to work collaboratively with the International Center to lead the program
- Have on-campus availability at least two quarters prior to and after the program to actively market the program and recruit participants
- Have language proficiency, where applicable 
 
Program Term Application Deadline
Cal Poly in Australia Winter 2019 November 15, 2017
Cal Poly in Spain  Summer 2019 March 15, 2018
Cal Poly in Spain  Fall 2019 March 15, 2018
Cal Poly in Thailand  Summer 2019 March 15, 2018
Cal Poly in London  Summer 2019 March 15, 2018
 

Cal Poly in Australia

                                                                            Adelaide

Location: Adelaide, Australia
Term: Winter Quarter (commonly the first seven weeks of the quarter)
Salary: Faculty on this program receive their normal salary from Cal Poly with no additional compensation
Expenses covered: per diem, accommodations, travel

The Cal Poly in Australia program offers students 12 units of Cal Poly credit with the opportunity to take study tours to various local wineries, visiting Kangaroo Island, exploring a national wildlife park, and experiencing beach life in South Australia.  The International Center commonly selects either one faculty member to teach 12 units or two faculty members to each teach 8 units then students choose three of the four courses offered. Coursework focused on international agriculture, agri-business, wine and viticulture, international business, and cultural topics about Australia are preferred.

Cal Poly partners with the University Adelaide for all on-site services including classroom space, guest lecturers, arranging student and faculty accommodations, and organization of all fieldtrips and excursions.  Faculty live in centrally located one-bedroom apartments paid for by the International Center for the duration of the program.

For more information on the current program, please visit the Cal Poly in Australia program brochure for students for the upcoming year.
 

Cal Poly in London

                                                                              London

Location: London, United Kingdom
Term: Summer Quarter (commonly the first 6 weeks of summer)
Salary: Faculty on this program receive salary based on IGEE Self-Support Personnel Policies (See Faculty Resources page).
Expenses covered: per diem, accommodations, travel

The Cal Poly in London program offers students 12 units of Cal Poly credit with the opportunity to visit historic and cultural sites in and around London including the British Museum, the National Portrait Gallery, Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare's Globe, and much more!  The International Center hires a British adjunct professor to teach a British Life and Culture course (a GE D5) for our students. The International Center commonly selects two faculty members to both teach one 4 unit course or three faculty members to each teach one 4 unit course then students choose two of the three courses offered.  Upper-division General Education coursework (C4, D5, Area F) focused on British or European history, art, theatre, literature, science, technology or other similar topics are preferred.

Cal Poly partners with the Foundation for International Education (FIE) for all on-site services including classroom space, guest lecturers, arranging student and faculty accommodations, and organization of all fieldtrips and excursions.  Faculty live in centrally located one-bedroom apartments arranged for by FIE and paid for by the International Center for the duration of the program.

For more information on the current program, please visit the Cal Poly in London program brochure for students for the upcoming year. 

Cal Poly in Thailand

                                                                              thailand

Location: Chiang Mai, Thailand
Term: Summer Quarter (commonly the first 5 weeks of summer)
Salary: Faculty on this program receive salary based on IGEE Self-Support Personnel Policies (See Faculty Resources page).
Expenses covered: per diem, accommodations, travel

The Cal Poly in Thailand program offers a unique opportunity for students and faculty to experience Southeast Asian culture through visiting sites in Thailand including Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai as well as Siem Reap in Cambodia.  The program offers students 8 units of Cal Poly credit.  The International Center commonly selects one faculty member to teach two 4 unit GE courses (GE C4 and D5).  Upper-division General Education coursework (C4, D5, Area F) focused on Southeast Asian history, art, culture, geography and other similar topics are preferred. 

Cal Poly partners with the Chiang Mai University (CMU) for all on-site services including classroom space, guest lecturers, arranging student and faculty accommodations, and organization of all fieldtrips and excursions.  Faculty live in a centrally located hotel with the students arranged for by CMU and paid for by the International Center for the duration of the program.

For more information on the current program, please visit the Cal Poly in Thailand program brochure for students for the upcoming year. 
 

Cal Poly in Spain

                                                                                   spain

Location: Valladolid, Spain
Expenses covered: per diem, accommodations, travel

The Cal Poly in Spain program is available for Summer and Fall.  Both programs have a similar theme of language and cultural immersion with common excursions such as day trips to Salamanca, Segovia, Burgos or Santander as well as overnight stays in Madrid.  Cal Poly partners with the University of Valladolid for all on-site services including classroom space, guest lecturers, arranging student and faculty accommodations, and organization of all fieldtrips and excursions.  Faculty live in a centrally located apartment paid for by the International Center for the duration of the program.

Term: Summer Quarter (commonly the middle 4 weeks of summer)
Salary: Faculty on this program receive salary based on IGEE Self-Support Personnel Policies (See Faculty Resources page).

The Cal Poly in Spain program in the Summer offers students 8 units of Cal Poly credit including 4 units of Spanish taught by the University of Valladolid and 4 units of upper-division general education credit (C4 or D5) taught by a Cal Poly professor.  Coursework focusing on Spanish or European culture, history, art, politics or similar topics are preferred.

For more information on the current program, please visit the Cal Poly in Spain - Summer program brochure for students for the upcoming year. 

Term: Fall Quarter (commonly the same as Cal Poly Fall quarter)
Salary: Faculty on this program receive their normal salary from Cal Poly with no additional compensation

The Cal Poly in Spain program in the Fall offers students 18 units of Cal Poly credit including 8 units of Spanish taught by the University of Valladolid, two 4 unit upper-division general education courses (C4 and D5) and a 2 unit Spanish Activities course taught by a Cal Poly professor.  Coursework focusing on Spanish or European culture, history, art, politics or similar topics are preferred.

For more information on the current program, please visit the Cal Poly in Spain - Fall program brochure for students for the upcoming year. 

 

Dates / Deadlines:

Application currently closed.

This program is currently not accepting applications.