Faculty-Led Trips Overview

Mary’s faculty-led study abroad programs offer you an incredible opportunity to broaden your education and perspective by being immersed in one or more cultures throughout the world.

Offered during the summer semester, faculty-led programs provide you with 2-3 weeks of intensive and fun-filled learning as you experience other people, cultures, and landscapes— all while you earn between 1-6 course credits in the process.


2019 faculty-led trips

Christian Heritage of Poland: in the footsteps of Saint John Paul II

During the two week journey throughout Poland, students will see history come to life. We will walk in the footsteps of Saint John Paul II and see firsthand the influence the Catholic Church had and continues to have on the country and its people. Highlights include touring the birthplace of JPII in Wadowice, visiting Auschwitz, and hiking through the breathtaking Tatra mountain range.

Dates: 07/03/19 - 07/17/19

Application deadline:November 19, 2018

Course: The course in Poland can be taken for 3 credits in Catholic Studies (CTS 325), Theology (THE 325) or History (HIS 325).

Contact information: Contact [email protected] for information on how to apply or visit our office in Lower Level Welder Library.

History and Culture of Great Britian

Delve into history, culture, and spirituality in Great Britain! Spend three weeks in three different regions of the country (the southwest, the northeast, and London). Walk in the shoes of British Saints, explore the famed Hadrian’s Wall and tour the capital of modern British culture in London. Email your faculty leader, [email protected] for more information.

Dates: 05/06/19 - 05/27/19

Application deadline: November 19, 2018

Course: Introduction to Film/Advanced Topics in Film Studies (ART 116/ART 401) and Roman and Medieval Britain (HIS 325).

Contact information: Contact [email protected] for information on how to apply or visit our office in Lower Level Welder Library.

Past faculty-led trip destinations include:

  • Ireland
  • England
  • France
  • Israel
  • Russia