Sacred Space in India
Each summer from 2006 to 2011, Dr. Maher, Director of ECU's Religious Studies Program, has conducted a
study abroad program to India. He is currently planning a program for 2012. Each year, students have
visited sites sacred to adherents of many World Religions, including Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, and
Jainism. Participants earned 6 s.h. credits as Humanities General Ed electives or as general electives
for their major. There are no prerequisites, and instruction is in English.
For more information on future programs, contact Dr. Maher at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Blue Mosque, Turkey
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Study Abroad at East Carolina University
Faculty members from various departments lead students on Study Abroad programs,
including faculty on the Religious Studies Committee. In recent years, ECU programs with substantial
religious content have visited Egypt, Ghana, Greece, India, Italy, Japan, and Mexico.
These are educational journeys for which students receive academic credit.
A number of different funding agencies and foundations support foreign travel for academic purposes.
Study Abroad India 2012
Study Abroad Kenya 2012
ECU Field Journal: Summer Study Abroad
ECU Summer Study Abroad
For more information, please contact the Program Director:
Dr. Derek Maher, Director, Religious Studies
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