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Criminal Justice Study Tour
Lisbon, Portugal; Madrid, Spain; Malaga, Spain; Seville, Spain (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Winter Break
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Sponsor: Minnesota State University, Mankato 
Restrictions: Minnesota State Mankato applicants only
Budget Sheets Winter Break
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter Break 2015 11/01/2015 ** Rolling Admission 12/28/2015 01/10/2016
Winter Break 2016 11/01/2016 ** Rolling Admission 12/28/2015 01/10/2016

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Faculty Director(s) / Program Contact:
Pat Nelson, Tami Wilkins
MSU Sponsoring Academic Dept(s):
Law Enforcement, Political Science
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Area(s) of Study: International Studies, Law Enforcement, Peace and Conflict Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology
Course Number: LAWE 434, LAWE 491, POLS 201, POLS 449, POLS 549 Number of Credits: 3, 6
Exchange Program: No
Language of Instruction:
Intent of Program: Field experience (direct hands-on learning) Program Length: Fewer than 14 days
Gold Course: No
Application(s) Required:
Minnesota State Mankato (Online Through This Site)
Classes will be taken with:: US students only Accommodation Options: Hostel/Hotel
Number of students per room: Additional charge for single room, Two
Program sponsorship indicator:
Mankato Program
Program Description:

Criminal Justice Study Tour

Winter Break 2015-2016

December 28, 2015 - January 10, 2016

Spain & Portugal: Lisbon, Seville, Malaga & Madrid

                  Sintra, Portugal Seville, Spain Malaga, Spain
Granada, Spain Madrid, Spain

Students interested in this program must first receive permission to participate from the program leader, please e-mail Dr. Tamara Wilkins at or Dr. Pat Nelson at, with your interest in the program.

Come with us to these four amazing cities over winter break. Learn about other nations' justice systems and responses to terrorism, as well as experience more fun than imaginable by visiting these unique places and meeting new people.
This program is open to all majors.

Approximate Cost: $4053 (not including tuition, $500 deposit due by September 24, 2015), for further detail on the costs, please contact one of the group leaders.

Dates: December 28, 2015 to January 10, 2016.
For More Information: Dr. Tami Wilkins (Law Enforcement), Dr. Patricia Nelson (507) 389-1207 (Government), or stop by the Government office (Morris Hall 109) to pick up a brochure.

Students will register for a course in political science (POL 201 or 449) and/or law enforcement (LAW 343 or 491). Graduate students will register for POL549. Please note that registering for these courses requires permission by the course instructor. Since there is a course fee students may be eligible to use financial aid. 

Program Information: The Criminal Justice Study Tour will be traveling to Europe over winter break. We offer you an invitation to learn about other nations’ criminal justice systems and responses to terrorism, as well as experience more fun imaginable by visiting new places and meeting new people. 

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