Study Abroad Service Learning, Hong Kong 2017

Study Abroad Service Learning, Hong Kong 2017

This study abroad program to Hong Kong is designed for students interested in international social work and service learning. This course involves three on-campus meetings before departing and a ten day study abroad program to Hong Kong from July 19 - 30, 2017, and is based on experiential education as a model for teaching and learning. This program will offer students a global perspective and understanding of social problems, practice approaches and policies in other countries, with a specific focus on Hong Kong through site visits at different government and non-governmental social service agencies and organizations.


In order to register for an Oakland University Study Abroad Program, students must obtain the permission of the instructor/faculty leader. Students must enroll in SW395 - International Social Work & Service Learning, and therefore, be receiving academic credit.

Costs and Schedule
Total Cost
First Installment
Due February 28, 2017
Second Installment
Due March 30, 2017
Final Installment
Due May 15, 2017

The first installment is refundable until March 15, 2017. After March 15, 2017 the Hong Kong 2017 trip is nonrefundable.

For more information, visit the Social Work Program Website or contact Maria Devoogd at