Make the most out of staying at home with ISEP’s New Virtual Summer Programs. In one month, you can earn up to 6 U.S. (12 ETCS) academic credits, broaden your cultural competency, improve your language skills and connect with international students around the world. With many programs costing around US$2,000, ISEP virtual programs offer great value with returns for a lifetime.
Vesalius College - Belgium: European Business & Political Science Virtual Summer
Fascinated by European culture, business, and governance? Vesalius College’s Focus on Europe Session is a wonderful fit for political science, international affairs, business, management, or media majors. Courses range from The EU’s Approach to Democratization and Human Rights to Business Models and Leadership in Times of Transition. Vesalius offers for-credit virtual internships with high-profile public and private organizations based in Brussels. Apply by May 8 for internship opportunities. Learn more.
Dates: June 2 - July 17, 2020
Deadline: May 22 (May 8 for those considering internships).
Providence University in Taiwan: Mandarin, Business & Taiwanese Culture Virtual Summer
Become fluent in Chinese without leaving the couch! Providence University offers a 4 or 6 week-long program that will fast-track your Mandarin language fluency, enhance your international business acumen, and broaden your cross-cultural understandings. Explore ancient temples, witness traditional performance arts and improve your cooking skills with Live Taiwanese cooking classes. Talk about a quarantine glow-up! Learn more.
Dates: July 1-29, 2020 (4 weeks) or July 1 - August 13, 2020 (6 weeks)
Deadline: June 1, 2020
Online Summer at American College of Thessaloniki (ACT), Greece
Carpe quarantine! This one-month long immersive intercultural experience offers a wide range of courses, including unique subjects like Tourism in the post-COVID-era and Mythology and Religion in the Classic World. All courses have been designed for online delivery and course materials are available electronically. It is a great program fit for business, social science, and STEM majors. Learn More.
Dates: June 17 - July 22
Deadline: June 1, 2020
Universidad Blas Pascal - Cordoba, Argentina: Language & Culture Virtual Program
Be transported to the lively city of Cordoba, Argentina without leaving your living room. This program offers an immersive cultural experience with rhythm classes, a virtual city tour, traditional Argentine cooking class, and workshops on Argentine history and traditions. Students are paired with a local Argentine student to serve as a tutor and mentor throughout the program. This program is ideal for Latin American studies, social science majors and students seeking to master the Spanish language (must be at an advanced or intermediate language level). Learn More.
Dates: July 13 - August 7, 2020
Deadline: June 5, 2020
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (PUCV) - Chile: Experiential Language & Culture Hybrid Program
Vamos a Chile! Experience the best of both worlds with this innovative program that combines online immersive Spanish language and Chilean culture with three weeks on-site in January in the beautiful port city of Valparaíso. Walk in the footsteps of famous artists and poets like Pablo Neruda as you explore the city’s cobblestone streets and vibrant architecture. PUCV is ranked among the top universities in Latin America with this program offering an innovative three-part approach to intensive Spanish language learning (online, independent language development, and in-person). Students will be placed with a local family and have the option of participating in an internship or service learning during their time abroad. Learn More.
Dates: Online: June 22 - July 10, 2020 | In person: January 3 - 23, 2021
Deadline: June 1, 2020
ICDS - Costa Rica: Latin American Health Care & Development Studies + Optional In-Person Session in January
Are you passionate about global health and sustainable development? Gain practical experience and sharpen your Spanish language skills during this six-week online program with an optional one week in-person component in January 2021. Choose from a global health or sustainable development track, and gain insight into the Latin American context through lectures, guest speakers, group work and individual projects. In Costa Rica, students on the global health track will visit hospitals, clinics and attend lectures on regional approaches to disease prevention, mental health, and universal health care coverage. Students in the sustainable development track will visit local businesses, entrepreneurial projects and Other excursions include Latin dance classes, a tour and tasting at a coffee farm, and cooking classes. Ideal for students majoring in Global Health, Health Sciences, International Business, Sustainability, Environmental Studies and Spanish Language. Learn More.
Dates: July 20 - August 28, 2020 | Optional in-person: January 2021
Deadline: June 15, 2020
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