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Steger Center, Riva san Vitale Switzerland

Steger Center at Riva san Vitale
Steger Center, Riva san Vitale Switzerland

European Affairs in a Global Context

Program explores European security, political economy and identity issues that will shape politics on the European continent for years to come. Students will study these issues and pursue undergraduate research and other experiential learning projects at Virginia Tech's Steger Center for International Scholarship in Riva San Vitale, Switzerland. Fifteen hours of course credit, including Italian, will build toward the Minor in Global Engagement. Students in all majors are welcome.



 

Riva san Vitale Switzerland

Riva san Vitale Switzerland

European Perspectives on Integrated Security

This program explores integrated security from European perspectives. The program will identify and discuss European security issues, examine regional conflicts, and explore questions related to European security governance. For the majority of the program, students will be housed and pursue experiential learning projects at the Virginia Tech Steger Center for International Scholarship in Switzerland. Students will also engage in includes two or three major field excursions, as well as meet with security experts in other European locations.

In addition to studying these issues and pursuing experiential learning projects at Virginia Tech's Steger Center for International Scholarship, students will travel to Brussels (Belgium), Kyiv (Ukraine) and Sarajevo (Bosnia & Herzegovina), as well as meet with security experts in other European locations.

The program offers six to nine (6-9) hours of course credit and will build toward the Pathways Minor in Integrated Security. Students in all majors are welcome.

Washington Semester Program in SPIA

Washington Semester Program in SPIA

Washington Semester in European Engagement

This companion program to SPIA's Washington Semester in Global Engagement will enroll students in Fall 2021.