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Humanities in Athens

Note: This program is not running in Spring 2017 or the 2017-18 academic year. Please check back for later program dates when the program will resume. In this program, you will learn about and experience contemporary and historic Greek life and culture while living in the birthplace of democracy. The city of Athens is your classroom; archaeological field trips and cultural outings provide an integrated approach designed to immerse you in both the ancient and the modern culture and diversity of Greece. Athens is the perfect place to merge your sense of adventure and exploration with your...

Hispanic Heritage in Oviedo

This program takes place during the month of July and is specially designed for Heritage speakers who are at the advanced level. You will explore the linguistic, social, cultural and geographic diversity of the Spanish language and enhance your awareness of the connections between culture, identity and learning in the context of the Spanish language. You will be in class with other heritage speakers and will work together with them to develop your Spanish language skills in needed areas. Besides working on language development and writing, each day during the last hour of class students will...

Greek Food and Culture in Athens

Through structured engagements with influential texts in food studies and Greek food, culture and history and guided encounters in key food related locations (ancient and contemporary) across the country participants will gain important insights into Greek cuisine in the three different and complementary regional contexts. The program focuses on experiential learning in the historical rich and dynamically modern city of Athens and on the nearby Cycladic Island of Kea, the productive fields and vineyards of the charming Peloponnese region and in Crete, the sun-drenched the epicenter of the...

Global Health, Development, and Service Learning in Accra

This program is ideal for students interested in studying global health and development issues in Africa. On this program, you will take courses examining health and development in Ghana, as well as contemporary issues facing Ghanaian society. As a complement to your coursework, you will be placed in a hands-on service learning experience at a local community organization, healthcare service provider, or research institute. You will also receive an introduction to Modern Twi (Ghana's most commonly spoken language), through your on-site orientation. If you have career aspirations in the field...

Global China Program at East China Normal University

East China Normal University (ECNU) was established in 1951, and is one of China’s most highly-ranked and prestigious universities. ECNU welcomes many international students to its campus every year, and its programs offer students an opportunity to experience university life in China in a unique and personal way. Known as the “Garden Campus”, ECNU offers a special environment within the busy hustle and bustle of Shanghai. The 15-week Global China Program offers content courses in English, as well as Chinese language instruction for students at all levels from beginning through advanced. You...

Global Business in London with Internship

Prepare yourself for a future in global business by studying and interning in London, one of the leading financial centers of the world. You’ll take courses from faculty with international business experience who are experts in world markets in transition. Immerse yourself in business culture and best practices through an internship placement in a variety of industry sectors. Make progress towards your educational, professional, and personal goals by experiencing all that London has to offer.

French Immersion in Angers

This program is designed for you to immerse yourself in the French language (regardless of language ability) while also learning about French culture, politics and society. The program offers classes covering many disciplines, with coursework in history, sociology, political science, business and French culture and civilization. You will study at the international language institute (CIDEF) of the Université Catholique de l’Ouest (the Catholic University of the West), taking courses with US and other international students. During the academic year, you will live with a French family for a...

Food and Culture in Siena

The Siena Food and Culture program allows you to develop fuller understandings of complex food-related issues and gain new insights into the ways in which food mediates social, political, environmental, cultural and economic processes. You will study Italian food and culture in the contexts of Siena and Tuscany, famous for their beautiful landscapes, quality of cuisine and wine, and as the birthplace of the agritourism movement. All courses are taught in English; there is no language requirement and the program is open to all majors. The program includes ample excursions for field-based...

Intensive Swahili in Zanzibar

The Intensive Swahili in Zanzibar program offers you an opportunity to learn the most widely spoken African language, Swahili. You will study the language at an accelerated pace through daily classes and full immersion into Swahili culture, history, politics and religion on the island of Zanzibar off the coast of Tanzania. The program can accommodate all levels of Swahili speakers (from first year to fourth year), and no prior experience is required. During this eight-week program, you will earn 16 academic credits from the University of Oregon. A University of Oregon faculty member from...

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