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Western Kentucky University

Faculty-Led Study Abroad


Summer 2014
jewels of europe



  • Amsterdam and Anne Frank House
  • Berlin Wall
  • Munich brewery & butcher shops
  • Paris - Versailles and gardens




Learning Goals

Horticulture specific Objectives

  • Compare agricultural variables between Europe and the US
  • Develop an appreciation for horticultural preservation as it is practiced in Europe
  • Determine the practices and problems of plant and animal production in Europe versus the US
  • Distinguish between the value of plants grown in Europe as a raw crop and as value-added products; compare to the products of KY
  • Describe the approach to landscapes and the variety of gardens seen in Europe
  • Experience living in another culture
  • Adapt knowledge learned to further success in your field of study

Animal Science specific Objectives

  • Apply animal science terminology.
  • Compare and contrast EU/US livestock production and industry, including animal products.
  • Compare and contrast EU/US livestock management practices including welfare aspects

Leadership specific Objectives

  • Students, at the conclusion of this course, will gain knowledge of leadership concepts, leadership theory, an understanding of leadership assessment, and will better understand their own leadership skills and abilities.
  • Identify behaviors of effective leaders.
  • Gain an understanding of applying leadership aspects to various situations and contexts




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Faculty Leaders


  • France
  • Germany
  • The Netherlands





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