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Short-Term Programs

Moravian University programs led by Moravian University Faculty and Staff.

All Faculty-Led programs are Elevate-eligible, either fully funded or voucher applicable (check your Elevate travel eligibility here). 

Fall 2022 Elevate Travel & Info Session Registration

Due to the unpredictable nature of the COVID-19 Pandemic, we cannot guarantee travel or entrance into a destination or a program because of COVID-19 related delays and/or closures. In addition, should travel occur outside of the United States or between States, we cannot guarantee re-entry with or without vaccine requirement and/or quarantine as determined by the intended destination and return location. Moravian University encourages travelers to comply with the COVID-19 vaccine entry/exit requirements as detailed by their intended destination and/or program.


History and Architecture in Venice, Salzburg, Munich, Paris, and Berlin

Facilitators: Dr. Jean-Pierre Lalande and Mrs. Anne Reid
Travel Dates: May 7–May 28, 2023

ELEVATE: Voucher Eligible

2023 Limited Space Available

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Costa Rica

Tropical Biodiversity & Conservation

Facilitators: Dr. Daniel Proud & Dr. Natasha Woods
Travel Dates: May 8 to May 17, 2023 (May Term)

ELEVATE: Fully Funded


Experiential Learning in Global Health

Facilitators: Dr. Beth Gotwals and Dr. Pamela Adamshick
Travel Dates: May 6 to May 13, 2023 (May Term)

ELEVATE: Fully Funded

Town square in Olomouc, Czech Republic

Czechia, Denmark, Germany & Ireland

The Moravian Experience

Facilitators: Dr. Bryon Grigsby & Bishop Hopeton Clennon
Travel Dates: June 10 to June 21, 2023

ELEVATE: Voucher Eligible

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Archaeology of Ancient Israel in Action, Exploring the Holy Land On-Site

Facilitators: Dr. Briggida Bell & The Reverend Deborah Appler, Ph. D.
Travel Dates: June to July 2023 (Exact Dates TBD)

ELEVATE: Voucher Eligible

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United States South

On the Way to the Promised Land: A Journey through "Exodus" & the Underground Railroad

Facilitators: The Reverend Deborah Appler, Ph. D. & Chaplain Sharon A. Brown, M.A.
Travel Dates: June 15 to June 24, 2023 (Summer I)

ELEVATE: Not eligible


Intro to Ancient and Renaissance Rome

Facilitators: Dr. Jean-Pierre Lalande and Mrs. Anne Reid
Travels Dates: February 23–March 4, 2023 (Spring Break)

ELEVATE: Fully Funded

2023 CLOSED | 2024 OPEN

Kwame Nkrumah National Park Memorial - Ghana


Lancaster Seminary's Cross- Cultural Experience

Facilitators: Dr. Greg Carey & Rev. Dr. Melvin Baber
Travel Dates: May 8 to May 22, 2023

ELEVATE: Not eligible


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Costa Rica

Biological Studies of Costa Rica

Facilitators: Dr. Sara McClelland
Travel Dates: February 22 to March 5, 2023 (Spring Break)

ELEVATE: Fully Funded


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Costa Rica

A Model of Sustainability and Tropical Ecology

Facilitator: Dr. Diane Husic

Travel Dates: February 22–March 5, 2023 (Spring Break)

ELEVATE: Fully Funded


Panoramic view of Prague

Czech Republic and Austria

All About Prague

Facilitator: Dr. Eva Leeds
Travel Dates: 2023 Cancelled

ELEVATE: Fully Funded

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Québec & Maine

Québecois and Acadian Identity of Place

Facilitators: Dr. Jenifer Branton-Desris & Dr. Lynnet Sanchez
Travel Dates: 2023 Cancelled

ELEVATE: Fully Funded

Panoramic view of Park Guell, Barcelona, Spain

Spain & France

Backpacking through Europe: Museums, Art & Culture

Facilitators: David Leidich
Travel Dates: 2023 POSTPONED

ELEVATE: Voucher Eligible

Bottom half of the Eiffel Tower and panoramic view of Paris

Paris, France

Arts & Culture in the "City of Lights"

Facilitators: Dr. Carol Traupman-Carr & Dr. Anize Appel
Travel Dates: 2023 POSTPONED

ELEVATE: Fully Funded

View of the river under the Charles Bridge in Prague

Czech Republic

Technology through a Global Lens

Facilitator: Dr. Benjamin Coleman
Travel Dates: 2023 POSTPONED

ELEVATE: Fully Funded


Field Marine Ecology

Facilitator: Joshua Lord
Travel Dates: Not running in 2023


Leading People in Organizations; Child and Adolescent Development in Cultural Context

Facilitators: Dr. Bernie Cantens, Dr. Katie Desiderio, and Dr. Michelle Schmidt
Travel Dates: Not running in 2023


Exploring Culture, Peacebuilding, and the Legacies of War

Facilitators: Dr. Daniel Jasper and Dr. Dietlinde Heilmayr
Travel Dates: Not running in 2023

Disney World (Orlando, Florida)

Creating Meaningful Experiences

Facilitator: Gary Kaskowitz, MBA, Ph.D. and Elyse Lubell, Ph.D.
Travel Dates: Not running in 2023