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Faculty Resources for International Opportunities

Short-Term Study Abroad Program Development

‌Thank you for your interest in leading a Short-Term Study Abroad Program for the 2015/2016 Academic Year.  CCU faculty and staff are invited to submit program applications for established or new short-term study abroad programs. Program applications will be available by December 15, 2014.  Please check back to this website to access the proposal form at that time.  CCU faculty and staff interested in leading a program need to submit only one application per proposed program to the Office of International Programs and Services (OIPS) by Friday, March 6, 2015. Beginning this year, all faculty interested in submitting a proposal are required to indicate their intent to submit to their department chairs and to the Geoffrey Parsons in the Office of International Programs and Services by January 30, 2015 to enable coordination across departments and effective support of proposal development.  Please use the updated CCU Study Abroad Program Development & Implementation Guide for Program Leaders to help you work through this process.

Important Documents


  • Fall CeTEAL Writing Circle for Short-term Study Abroad Development (September - October 2014):  Concluded
  • Spring CeTEAL Writing Circle for Short-term Study Abroad Development (January - February) - begins January 22, 2015 - Register at CeTEAL
  • January 30, 2015:  Deadline to email intent to submit a program proposal for short-term study abroad programs for the 2015/16 cycle (include name of program leaders, location, time period [ May, Spring, Summer I, etc.] and courses being considered).  Send email with this information to Geoff Parsons (parsons@coastal.edu) and your department chair please.

  • February 16, 2015:  Deadline to submit completed application to Department Chair for signatures
  • Friday, March 6, 2015: 2015/2016 Study Abroad Program Proposals are due in in the Office of International Programs and Services with all materials and signatures completed. 

  • April 2015: Program decisions to Program Leaders

Program Application Instructions 

  • One completed application per program 
  • The completed application containing approval signatures and all required materials must be submitted to the Office of Internatioanl Programs and Services in Singleton 119 by Friday, March 6, 2015.
  • An electronic version of the application must also be submitted to Geoff Parsons at parsons@coastal.edu, as well as electronic versions of any supplemental information, such as the proposed program budget and itinerary.

If you have any questions about the application process or need any guidance in developing a program application, please contact Geoff Parsons to schedule a time to meet (parsons@coastal.edu or +1 843 349 2054).