In addition to multiple semester and short-term programs at our very own Tuscany Campus,
students at the University of New Haven have the option to study at over 400 other
locations around the globe. Explore this page and imagine yourself abroad as a part
of some of the programs that we've run over the last few years.
Food and Culture of Southeast Asia in Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, and Singapore,
Students visited four of the ten countries that comprise the Association of Southeast
Asian Nations (ASEAN) in a two-week program that studies the cuisine and culture of
these nations. The program explored the interconnections and differences in the food
and culture both in academics and through excursions at each location. While earning
three credits, students visited famous destinations including Ha Long Bay, Thailand's floating markets, and Malaysia's Twin Towers.
Tropical Marine Ecology in San Salvador, Bahamas, Summer 2016
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.
Law and Culture in Aix-en-Provence, France, Winter 2016
Students will take six credits and explore French law in relation to culture in French
films and French food. In the Law and Culture and French film course, students will
discuss a range of legal topics depicted in film, such as immigration and ethics.
In the French Food and Law course, students will observe the integration of culture
into food as well as consumer protection laws. Students will travel to cities such
as Avignon, Beaune, Carcassonne, and Pont du Gard for a full range of French cultural
Globalization of Sport in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Winter 2016
Students are offered the opportunity to experience Dominican baseball first hand as
they investigate the relationship between Major League Baseball (MLB) and Dominican
society in a three credit course. The case of baseball in the Dominican Republic provides
insight into the push-pull factors between global industry and local cultures that
will prepare students to work and live as conscientious global citizens. Students
will live in homestay accommodations with a Dominican family to fully immerse themselves
in the culture surrounding them, as well as visit places such as Liga Dominicana and
work with Dominican Little Leagues.
Arabic Language and Culture in Fez, Morocco, Winter 2016
Students have a unique opportunity to travel to Morocco to practice their Arabic language
skills while living with a Moroccan family. This three credit program invites intermediate
level and advanced level Arabic speakers to immerse themselves in Arabic culture and
partake in round table discussions with locals and visit cities such as Volubilis
and Chefchaouen. Students will also have the chance for extra-curricular activities,
such as oriental dancing and calligraphy.
Food & Literature in Paris, France Summer 2015
This one-month summer program hosted by the CEA Global Campus in Paris, France is
an excellent opportunity for students to study the foods that shape society and the
post-colonial literature of former French colonies. In conjunction with class, students
will explore Paris and visit sites like the Parisian food markets.
Tropical Marine Ecology in the Bahamas, Summer 2015
This 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 two week program 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. If you would like to know more about the Tropical Marine
Biology trip to San Salvador, check out their Summer 2013 daily blog.
Art & Design in Tuscany, Italy, Summer 2015
Learn The Art & Design in Tuscany study abroad program is an interdisciplinary program
designed to bring together students from interior design, graphic design and fine
arts in a specialized and intensive program. Through this program, students will gain
an in-depth cultural and historical understanding of Italian architecture as a frameworks
for developing meaningful projects in partnership with the Prato City Council and
Food & Wine in Tuscany, Italy, Summer 2015
Come study at the University of New Haven Tuscany Campus this summer and experience the food, wine & culture of Italy. Earn 6 credits while living and learning
immersed in Italian life. Students will take part in weekly trips to the surrounding
regions of Prato; South to Montalcino, North to Parma & Reggio, West to Livorno, and
East to Pimini & San Marino. Need we say more— come learn with us!
Henry C. Lee College Study Abroad Programs
The Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences offers several
short-term study abroad options for its' students. The programs are designed for students
to visit criminal justice agencies and take part in sightseeing opportunities in locations
such as China, Italy, Poland and Russia. Each of the programs will be hosted by a
faculty member of the College. To learn more visit the Henry C. Lee College Study Abroad Programs page.
International Business Law in London, England, Winter 2015
The International Business Law program granted University of New Haven students the chance to spend two weeks studying international law in the area where
our own legal roots stem. A legal tour of London and a visit to Parliament gave students
a first-hand glimpse into international government and policy.
Photography and Writing in San Salvador, Bahamas, Winter 2015
Students escaped the cold Connecticut winter to spend two weeks studying photography
and writing in San Salvador, Bahamas. Led by Professor Robert Rattner and Professor
Randall Horton, students were able to apply photographic techniques in a variety of
unique field experiences. The program courses were titled Photography in San Salvador,
Bahamas and Twice the Story: Creating Narratives with Writing and Photography in San
Food and History in Paris, France, Summer 2014
"Food is basic to society and culture. Mankind's quest for food influenced society,
shaped population growth, expanded commerce, inspired revolutions, and discovered
The Food and History program to Paris, France allowed students to earn credits in
two courses titled Food in History and World War I-Passion and Desolation. The history
course explored the causes and consequences of World War I in political, social, economic
and cultural contexts. The program also included excursions to Versailles, the site
of the Battle of Somes, and Meaux WWI Museum.
Interior Design In Italy, Summer 2014
The University of New Haven Interior Design students traveled to the University of New Haven Tuscany Campus to explore the art and architecture of the historic Tuscany Region.
Students earned three credits in Architectural History & Design in Italy course. Guided
architectural tours of the Duomo in Florence and the Leaning Tower of Pisa as well
as an art gallery tour visits allowed for hands-on learning and unmatched experiential
HTM in Tuscany, Italy, Summer 2014
"Excite your senses through food, art, and fun". This was the headline for the HTM Program in Tuscany, Italy where students indulged
their senses in a once-in-a-lifetime Italian experience. Students earned credits in
two courses, Wine Appreciation and Cultural Understanding of Food and Cusine, where
they were able to immerse themselves in rich cultural traditions. The program also
included trips to the Chianti region, northern Bologna, Livorno and San Marino.
Photography in Iceland, Summer 2013
"Climbing over the moss covered hill and seeing the water crash down stopped me in
my tracks. Combined with the beauty of the landscape, the sound of the water pouring
over the fault line, and the mist that the wind was blowing onto my face, I was just
in awe of everything around me. After a few moments, my photographic mind kicked
in and I made my way down the water." - Joe Adams
As part of this program students earned credit in two courses: Creating a Narrative
in Images and Words in Iceland and Landscape Photography in Iceland. Two weeks were
spent writing a journal and developing a written and visual narrative of the experience.
Students closely examined the nature and elements of landscape photography through
hands-on teaching techniques. the program included travel throughout Iceland to locations
including historic Munadarnes and the Blue Lagoon, a geothermal spa.