The Balkans Semester welcomes applications from students with a desire to learn first-hand about the challenges of justice and forgiveness, and who want to explore the problem of how societies recover from generations of conflict and violence to establish lasting peace.
The Balkans Semester considers applications from students from any college who:
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In addition to the general qualifications above, the following are requirements that must be met, with or without reasonable accommodation, in order to complete all essential elements of the program in the Balkans. All participants must be able to:
This application requests information that will be used to evaluate your eligibility for the program. The Balkans Semester reserves the right to grant admission to these programs based on academic performance, moral maturity and personal motivation.
It is the student's responsibility to print off the reference forms below and request those of faculty and student affairs references in a timely manner.
The following supporting items must be received by the Global Education Office by the application deadlines below:
Please note: Gordon students are required to attend a safety and security meeting, a half-day pre-departure seminar, and a half-day re-entry seminar during the semesters before and after studying abroad. Dates and times for the pre-abroad meetings can be found in the online Balkans application on Horizons, and the re-entry seminar date will be shared with you as early as possible before you return to campus. Attendance is mandatory in order to study abroad.
Applications will not be considered complete until all materials have been received.
Send application fee and all additional forms to [email protected] and/or:
Global Education Office
255 Grapevine Road
Wenham, MA 01984
This application requests information that will be used to evaluate your eligibility for a Gordon-sponsored program. Gordon College reserves the right to grant admission to these programs based on academic performance, moral maturity, and personal motivation.
If you have questions about the application process, please email [email protected] or call 978.867.4399.