• 03/04/2016 to 03/12/2016


  • Ground transportation
  • Intra-city train
  • 8 nights hotel
  • 8 breakfasts
  • 2 dinners
  • Guide
  • Admission fees
  • Country guidebook and pre-travel docs
  • Embedded medical insurance
  • 24/7 emergency support

Info Session

Date, Time, & Location: TBD

Why Canada?

Students will experience two completely different cultures in the same country as we explore the Canadian political systems in Ottawa and Quebec City.

Meet the Faculty

Dr. Shauna Reilly

Associate Professor of Political Science
Dr. Shauna Reilly, Associate Professor of Political Science, joined NKU in Fall 2009. She is originally from Canada where she received her undergraduate degree from Queen's University. She completed her Master's degree in Professional Politics and her PhD in American Politics at Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA. Her favorite quote is from Lil Wayne, "It's not until we push ourselves to our limits that we realize that we're limitless." Dr. Reilly conducts a lot of research with her students and takes students to conferences each semester

Jeff Zimmerman

Assistant Professor of Organizational Leadership
Jeff Zimmerman is an Assistant Professor of Organizational Leadership. He earned his Ph.D. in Organizational Development / Group Dynamics in 2011 from the University of Klagenfurt (Austria). He holds a B.Sc. (Management) and B.A. (German) from Miami University (Ohio). His research focuses on expatriate adjustment to foreign cultures, ethics, trust, leadership development in domestic and multinational corporations (MNCs), and organizational change. His research on the adjustment of American expatriates abroad was recently published as a book (2011, Südwestdeutscher Verlag; Saarbrücken, Germany). Dr. Zimmerman is passionate about teaching and working with students. In addition to teaching and research, he has done extensive translation work, most recently serving as an interpreter for the World Choir Games (2012) and for Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Before arriving at Northern Kentucky University, Dr. Zimmerman taught at the University of Cincinnati and the University of Klagenfurt (Austria). Dr. Zimmerman is a member of the International Leadership Association (ILA) and is an avid swimmer and volunteer.

Scholarships and Financial Assistance

WorldStrides is committed to making international travel accessible for students. To find out how to apply for $500 in need-based assistance or our merit-based $3,000 Higher Education Traveler Scholarship, click here.

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For Parents

Thank you for considering this global opportunity for your students, and for trusting us with the important responsibility of educating them. In addition to building their resume and their network, we believe a program like this builds essential perspective that will set them on a path to becoming more global citizens!

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