Program Dates

Dates for Summer 2019 have not been determined at this time. For Maymester 2019, students will arrive in Munich Wednesday, May 15, classes will begin on Thursday, May 16 and end on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. Students will depart on Wednesday June 5, 2019.

Program Objectives

This study abroad course will be concerned with travel journalism that shares three qualities:

  • An emphasis on cultural awareness
  • Ambition to provide depth or insight beyond travel guidebook entries
  • Complexity of theme, material and structure

Students will leave the program feeling better equipped to be journalists across the globe.

For more detailed information download the course syllabus and outline.
JOUR 5570—Introduction to Travel Journalism/Prague

Why may apply?

This program is open to all students interested in travel writing or journalism. There are no pre-requisites for the course, however a general interest in journalism or writing is preferred.

Apply to Travel Writing in Munich

Applications are now being accepted with rolling admissions.

To apply, click the “Apply now” button, which will direct you to UGA’s Office of International Education’s GoAbroad Portal.  That is where all domestic field study and study abroad program applications are housed. If you have any questions about the application process or deadlines, contact Rebekah Ryan, Grady College distance learning coordinator, at rryan26@uga.edu.

Program Faculty

Professor Dodie Cantrell-Bickley. Bickley holds thirty+ years in various television news positions including anchor, investigative reporter, executive producer and News Director. As News Director launched one of the first local news websites in the United States. Seven years leading CBS, NBC and ABC stations as President/General Manager.

Dodie Cantrell 2016 (Photos/Stephanie Moreno, s.moreno@uga.edu)
Rebekah Ryan, Distance Learning Coordinator

Program Staff

Rebekah Ryan has been Grady College’s distance learning coordinator since August 2016. She earned a bachelor of arts in public health from Georgia College and State University in 2011 and a master of arts in public relations from the University of Georgia in 2016. As the distance learning coordinator, Rebekah is the point of contact for all of Grady College’s study abroad and domestic field study programs.

Tel: 706-542-4181

Email: rryan26@uga.edu

Office: Room 311A- Journalism Building

More Domestic Field Study & Study Abroad Opportunities

Learn more about Grady College’s domestic field study and study abroad programs, and also find information about other Grady courses taught abroad. If you have any questions, contact Rebekah Ryan, Grady College distance learning coordinator, at rryan26@uga.edu, 706-542-4181, Office 311-A- Journalism Building.

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