International Healthy Aging Program: Porto, Portugal

Course Requirements
  • All participants are to complete the university Medical/Emergency Information Form. All forms will be kept confidential by the course director.
  • All participants are to complete the University Related Non-Curricular Student Excursion Waiver of Liability and Hold harmless Agreement form.
  • Participants must be capable of carrying their own luggage over uneven terrain and up and down stairways. Participants should be relatively fit being able to walk at least a mile at a time over uneven terrain. Handicapped accommodations are not readily available.
  • Participants must be capable of adjusting their personal and social behavior to accommodate the needs of the travel group.
  • Participants will be expected to conduct themselves in a culturally-sensitive manner that is conducive to group learning and to be a credit to FRANU and the FRANU community.
  • Participants will be responsible for any spending money for souvenirs or for any outing that is not a part of the course.
  • Participants are responsible for exchanging their currency for travel overseas and securing their phones for travel.
  • Participants should be aware that they will room the family of a Porto student. The student is responsible for the cost of a hotel if they do not want to stay with a host family.
  • Participants must possess a valid passport which will not expire in the time frame of travel. Please submit to the course director a copy of your passport.
  • Course director must receive a letter of recommendation from faculty for the student.
Hear About the Experience!
The Application Timeline
March 2023
Application available for students
April 28, 2023
Application deadline
September 1, 2023
All students approved to attend the exchange program will be notified via email
November 24, 2023
Depart USA
December 3, 2023
Return USA

Submit all applications to  [email protected]

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