Category: The Alps (High School)

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Application Deadline: December 4, 2020

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Course Dates: TBD
Travel Dates: March 6 – 14. 2021

This program is open to High School students currently in the 9th, 10th and 11th grades.

The hills are alive with the sound of music! Join SPC faculty for an amazing and educational trip to Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Liechtenstein.

We will travel down into the depths of the Austrian Alps to explore the salt mines and take a cog way rail train to the top of the Swiss mountains for some of the most breathtaking views imaginable. Explore with us and see where Mozart was born, visit various historical sites, tour a concentration camp, experience the lives of kings and queens while taking a walking tour of an ancient castle, enjoy a true German festival, and indulge in the rich and fantastic foods and sweets of these regions.

Think you can’t afford to study abroad? Visit our website for other ways to fund your study abroad program.

Available courses – Students must enroll in at least one course from the list below. If desired, students may enroll in both courses, for a total of 4 credits. Note: Please talk to an advisor to ensure you have met all college enrollment requirements AND course prerequisites.

Professor: Earl Fratus

  • INR 2002H – International Relations, Honors-3 credits

Professor: Kelly Rich

  • IDH 2634H – Service Learning, Honors – 1 credit

Lead faculty contacts
After you submit the application online, we will review your application and e-mail you with details of scheduling your interview with The Alps program lead faculty, Earl Fratus (727) 394-6045.

Other SPC Study Abroad programs
Learn more about other Study Abroad countries where SPC students have made their mark.

Student Study Abroad Blog – For a taste of what it’s like to study abroad, read posts from other SPC students below.

High School Study Abroad in The Alps! Summer 2020

Apply by February 3, 2020 Join SPC faculty Kelly Rich and Earl Fratus for an amazing and educational trip to Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and Liechtenstein. Our journey will take us through the Alps region of four countries where we will visit 450-year-old salt mines, the birthplace of Mozart, and the small country of Liechtenstein–an important … Continue reading High School Study Abroad in The Alps! Summer 2020

SPC high school students develop winter sport skills in Canada

Snowshoeing, tobogganing, and trying maple syrup during study abroad in Canada. Experiencing winter in Canada – Elein Sullivan, SPC High School Student, Canada Program, January 2019 My trip to Canada was more than I could ever hope for. Since this was my first time going to Canada, I was not really sure what to expect. But … Continue reading SPC high school students develop winter sport skills in Canada

SPC high school student notes the architectural and cultural charms of Canada

Visiting grand cathedrals, acting out Canadian legends, and learning to play the spoons during study abroad in Montreal and Quebec City – Joshua Pierce, SPC High School Student, Canada Program, January 2019 The trip to Canada, specifically Montreal and Quebec City, will always hold a special place in my heart. It was the very first time … Continue reading SPC high school student notes the architectural and cultural charms of Canada