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Atlantis Program

The Atlantis program provides University of Charleston Psychology majors with an opportunity to spend an academic semester studying psychology at one of two European universities either at The University of Debrecen in Debrecen, Hungary — or the Warsaw School of Social Sciences and Humanities in Warsaw, Poland. Courses at those schools are taught in English. Prior to travel, students will complete a workshop that will introduce them to the languages and cultures of Hungary and Poland.

University of Charleston students pay tuition and fees at University of Charleston with no additional tuition and fees while in Europe Additionally, University of Charleston students will receive a stipend of $5,000.00 per semester while in Europe. All courses taken in Europe will transfer to the University of Charleston.

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Excellence in Mobility

Mobility Program in International Certificate in Applied Behavioral Studies

U.S. Lead:

Marshall University (West Virginia)
University of Charleston (West Virginia)

EU Lead:

Warsaw School of Social Sciences and Humanities (Poland)
University of Debrecen (Hungary)

This mobility program will implement an innovative program of study and a specific educational strategy to add value to the study of psychology, to integrate the strengths of each of the partner universities and to promote multicultural and multinational awareness. Students will obtain knowledge and skills necessary to meet the challenges of the knowledge-based global economy of the 21st century.

FY 2009: $51,500
Total FIPSE Funding: $194,000 (4 years)

Contact: William Wyatt, Marshall University, 304-696-2778, 

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2300 MacCorkle Avenue, SE
Charleston, WV 25304
1-800-995-4682 (GO UC) 

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Online Admissions Representative
Nicole R. Spears
2300 MacCorkle Avenue, SE
Charleston, WV 25304
1-800-995-4682 (GOUC) ext. 4864 

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Contact Information

Project Director
Dr. Martha S. Spiker
Professor of Psychology
University of Charleston
2300 MacCorkle Avenue, S.E.
Charleston, WV 25304

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