Program Information
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Winter 2020: Romania UAPP - micro
January 11, 2020 - January 25, 2020
This program is closed. Please contact the faculty director for more information.

Orientation Meetings - attend ALL of the following:
11/08/2019 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM304 Pearson Hall, Studio C
11/15/2019 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM304 Pearson Hall, Studio C
12/06/2019 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM304 Pearson Hall, Studio C
Program Notes
Program Description
This is a joint course for graduate students and 4+1 students enrolled in the School of Public Policy and Administration (SPPA), University of Delaware (UD) and the Faculty of Political Science, Administration and Communications (FSPAC), Babes-Bolyai University (BBU), Cluj-Napoca, Romania. The course includes interactive seminars during fall 2019 to help graduate students understand the methods of consulting and advising public and non profit professionals in a cross-cultural setting, and how to perform applied research on site in Romania during January 2020, when UD and BBU students will work in teams to carry out research projects to gain applied experience as an analyst/advisor in an international context. Participation in the course is limited to 10-15 students from each institution and is subject to approval by the instructors. Participation in all class sessions and activities is required.

The Program Fee includes housing in shared hotel rooms, all program-related events and excursions, some meals, in-country transportation, and international medical insurance.

The Program Fee does NOT include airfare to/from Romania. Those accepted to the program will receive detailed information on airfare and how tickets will be purchased.
ACCESSIBILITY: Participants with disabilities should know that accessibility and accommodation in some program locations may differ from the United States. Transit systems and legacy building construction practices may not meet U.S. accessibility standards, and alternative access to public transportation, buildings, or public sites cannot be guaranteed. But UD students with disabilities are welcome and encouraged to study abroad. Review these questions with the Office of Disability Support Services to determine whether this program can meet your accommodation needs.
Program Courses
Students must enroll in all credit-bearing courses for a grade. Only the UNIV (zero credit) course may be taken pass/fail. Audit registration is not permitted on UD Travel Study. Please refer to the University Catalog to verify requirements and prerequisites
All students must enroll in at least 3 credits, as well as the 0-credit UNIV course.
UAPP 730: Topics in Public Policy: Learning to be a Public Sector Advisor (3 credits)
Special topics in public policy and administration. Topics will vary. Offers an additional and advanced opportunity to delve into public policy and administration in the context of the current sociopolitical and economic environment. Expands knowledge and understanding of the issues confronting the sector as a whole and builds analytic and problem-solving skills.This course will contain lectures, seminars and field work across the fall, winter and spring semesters. Students will begin in the fall semester with three interactive course meetings with participants from Romania; they will perform field research during the trip to Romania in January; and they will write papers in the spring semester. Students will engage with course faculty on their final papers.
Restrictions: May be repeated for nine credits when topics vary.
UNIV 370-221: Study Abroad - Romania UAPP (0 credits) pass/fail
Students are asked to reflect upon changes in their knowledge, skills, and attitudes that occur due to their study abroad experience.
Satisfies the following requirements:
Discovery Learning
For all participants, a formal application is necessary, including at least one recommendation. An interview may be conducted in person or by telephone.

A transcript is required from Non-UD applicants only. Non-UD students, please send a copy of your official transcript to: IGS, Clayton Hall, 100 David Hollowell Drive, Newark, DE 19716 USA.

Study abroad at the University of Delaware is highly competitive. Please review the study abroad acceptance process. If you are not selected for your first choice program, we encourage you to apply to another program.
How much does it cost?.
  • University of Delaware Tuition/Fees for one Winter Session
  • Travel Study Program Fee
    • Usually covers: housing, all program-related excursions and some meals (check with the program's faculty director for details).
    • Does NOT cover: airfare to/from the program site and ground transportation to/from the U.S. departure airport. For planning purposes only, we estimate roundtrip airfare to be approximately $1,200.00.
  • Plan ahead for how to pay for travel study, and make sure you understand the costs associated with your program.
When and how do I pay?
If you are offered acceptance to the program, you will have 3 days to withdraw without financial penalty. After the 3 days have passed, you will be officially accepted to the program, and IGS will post the full Program Fee and Tuition/Fees to your UD student account.
  • An initial payment of $1000.00 will be due in mid-May.
  • The balance of the Program Fee and Tuition/Fees will be due in early January.
  • Payments are submitted through My Finances in UDSIS.
  • All charges, once posted to your account, are considered non-refundable.
Other important things to note:
  • Program Fees are subject to change until the group's departure date. Final Program Fees may increase due to unforeseen local cost increases, fluctuations in exchange rates, or changes in the group size.
  • IGS reserves the right to cancel a program at any time due to under-enrollment, safety/health/security issues, staffing issues, or any other relevant reason. If your program is cancelled, you will receive a full refund of all Program Fees paid.
Delaware ResidentNon-Delaware Resident
Final Tuition based on current year$5,694.00$5,694.00
Final Program Fee$1,525.00$1,525.00
UD Registration & Activities Fee$30.00$30.00
Total to be charged to UD account (final)$7,249.00$7,249.00
Plus Airfare Estimate (purchased separately)$1,200.00$1,200.00
The rates above may not apply to you if you are a UD graduate student during the time you are studying abroad. Please refer to for the appropriate rates.
Interested applicants should discuss costs with the faculty directors of the program.

The University of Delaware’s differential charge for Engineering, Nursing and Business & Economics students does not apply to winter or summer session and is waived for students enrolled in semester- or year-long study abroad and exchange programs sponsored by the University.
All charges, once posted to your account, are considered non-refundable. Payments are submitted through My Finances in UDSIS.
Submit Program Application by 5pm onSeptember 20, 2019
Acceptance and Scholarship AnnouncedSeptember 30, 2019
$1,000.00 Initial Payment Due *mid-May
Program Fee Balance, Tuition and Fees Dueearly January
*All students will receive an email when they are accepted to a program and will have 10 days from that notification to make their $1,000.00 Initial Payment.
David Karas
Faculty Director
Arno Loessner
Faculty Director
Urban Affairs and Public Policy

Program information is subject to change at any time. Please check this web site periodically for updates.