Since 2008, UC San Diego’s Making of the Modern World Program has brought some 700 students abroad on its programs in Africa, Asia, Europe, North and South America. For MMW programs abroad and other Global Seminars, see the UC San Diego Global Seminar Page. For information on all UC San Diego programs and opportunities abroad, visit the Programs Abroad Office website.
Prof. Herbst has led 14 off-campus programs, as follows:
1. Five-week long Global Seminars (9): Italy (2018), New Zealand (2017), Thailand/Cambodia (2014), England (2013), Turkey (2009 – 2012), and France (2008). His tenth program is proposed for Australia (2019).
2. Three-week long Summer Teacher Institutes Aboard (2): These programs (2013, 2015) were in Istanbul, Turkey and for teachers in secondary education. The programs were funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
3. One-week long Intercultural Learning and Service programs (3): International Programs (2013, 2014) in Istanbul, Turkey and a domestic program called MMW Serves (2018) on the Navajo Reservation. The program was a partnership between Eleanor Roosevelt College (UCSD), Sierra Service Project, and Diné College.