Deepen your knowledge of contemporary Islam in this melting pot of histories, religions, and cultures.
This program has been designed to ensure that participating students:
- Deepen their knowledge and understanding of Islam, as well as Islam’s relationship to other world religions and the West, while fostering empathy, collaborative opportunities, and lasting friendships between students and citizens of the host country.
- Possess key contexts and knowledge needed to be able to act as global citizens on issues relevant to them in order to be of service to their fellow human beings at the international level.
- Gain a greater sense of personal strengths and areas of improvement in the areas of empathy, cultural competency, and leadership.
Potential program themes
“The individuals we worked with, without exception, were all professional, courteous, patient, and greatly attentive to detail. As stated above, Envoys is flexible and works hard to make sure that if you have custom aspects to a trip that you want to add, they will work hard to make it happen for you.”— Adam H. , Faculty, Belmont Hill Japan 2016
“The Envoys Staff were exceptionally committed to us and to the goals of our trip. They were thoughtful, kind, caring, friendly, with great sense of humor, yet serious in their connection to the ethos of professional development that was our trip’s purpose. I was struck over and over again by how they literally RAN to be in the right place to respond to any given situation.”— Constance , Traveling Faculty, Friends Seminary Colombia 2016
“As a parent I felt the experience was well orchestrated and managed by Envoys. As a participant my daughter loved the whole experience; it is something she will treasure for the rest of her life”— Linda T. , Parent, Hingham Japan 2015