SELU Study Abroad Program

SELU Study Abroad Program June 2016



Southeastern Louisiana University’s (SELU) “Operation Overlord 2016” is the ideal study abroad experience for students with busy summer schedules who want to visit some of the most significant sites of World War II, explore London and Paris, and do so all within a 10-day trip. 

Through readings, written assignments submitted by email, and site visits, participants can earn up to six hours of undergraduate or graduate credit; a non-credit option allows family and friends to go along. 

All European lodging and transportation are included, making this program an easy introduction to the adventure of foreign travel without the anxiety of finding safe hotels, deciphering train schedules, or driving on the left hand side of the road.

Participants also have the liberty of arranging their own travel to and from Europe, so they may depart from any airport, and add extra days for exploring on their own. 

For students who cannot afford the time and cost of a lengthy study abroad program, or whose university does not offer a foreign study experience, SELU’s “Operation Overlord 2016” is an opportunity to learn about the Normandy Campaign not just from books but by walking the ground where history was made.

Tour includes:

  • Itinerary designed by Dr. Stephen E. Ambrose
  • Full-time professional historian and logistical escort
  • Hotel accommodations with private bath or shower, hotel taxes & service charges
  • Touring by private, first-class, air-conditioned motor coach
  • Daily breakfast and two dinners
  • Channel crossing to Normandy via ferry
  • All entrance fees to museums and attractions
  • Airfare NOT included


$3,300 per person based on double occupancy
Earn 3 or 6 hours of undergraduate or graduate credit
Or non-credit option for family & friends


For more info, contact:
Dr. Harry Laver
Dept. of History
Southeastern Louisiana University

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