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Short-term Study Abroad Programs

Students who are looking for a shorter length program can choose to participate in one of our faculty-led programs. These programs most often times occur in the Summer or Winter Intersession. Small groups of students will travel with their faculty and explore the culture and country through their coursework.

Current Programs

Summer 2016

Tropical Marine Ecology in San Salvador, Bahamas

This two-week course provides students with a hands-on opportunity to learn and explore the complex and diverse organisms and ecosystems found in tropical coastal regions. During this three-credit course in San Salvador, Bahamas, students will explore reefs, mangroves, seagrass meadows, hardbottom and sand flat communities by snorkeling, before engaging in a group research project. Click here to view the program flyer.

Tourism, Food, and Wine in Prato, Italy

Students have the opportunity to further their studies in business and hospitality while studying in the Tuscany region of Italy. Students will immerse themselves in Italian culture while participating in an enriching program expanding their knowledge of food, wine tourism and culture in Italy. Students will travel to Poggio a Caiano, Rome, and Venice as well as participate in local activities in and around Prato. Students must enroll in two of the three courses offered. This program will feature a week of on-campus classes and activities, followed by four weeks in Italy. 

Holocaust History and Jewish Literature in Rome, Italy

Trevi Fountain, Rome

Students will be able to experience Holocaust history and the Jewish experience in   this one-month summer program in one of Italy's most famous and historic cities. Students  will be exposed to educational and cultural literature, as well as visit the Vatican and Museo  Ebraico Entrance and Synagogue. While taking a six-credit course load, students will also be able to explore Rome's many attractions, such as cooking classes and biking trails. The informational flyer for this program can be found here.