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  • Locations: Hong Kong, China; Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Cost of Attendance Sheets: Fall, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 04/22/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2018 04/22/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2019 11/09/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants 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:
Program Category: UGA Independent Experience Sponsor: USAC
Partner Institution: Varies Type of Instruction: Internship
Classes With: U.S. Student, UGA Students Taught By: Host Professor(s)
Housing Type: Dorm/Student Residence, Homestay, Hotel/Hostel Work Opportunity: No
Volunteer Opportunity: No Scholarship Availability: No
College/School: Education
Program Description:
Program Information
Whether it's a high school science class in Australia or an elementary school class in South Africa, as a participant in the Consortium for Overseas Student Teaching (COST) program, you learn first-hand what it means to be a teacher in a global society.
COST may serve as part of the culminating experience of your teacher education program, marking the transition from student to professional educator. The consortium allows you to experience this singular moment in your teaching career through full immersion in a foreign culture and classroom. 
Each year, between 10 and 15 College of Education students complete this final step of their teacher education programs by taking advantage of this opportunity to student teach abroad. As you think about your student teaching options, we encourage you to consider the COST program, a consortium of universities from across the nation that work through their own colleges and departments to place students in classrooms around the world. 
The language of instruction is always English. You do not have to speak or learn a foreign language. 

Program Contact

Anna Hiers
Director, Office of Experiential Learning

For additional information please click here to visit the COST website.