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Argentina Cultural Studies Program

Argentina Cultural Studies Program (Summer)

Courses will be offered on Argentine culture, journalism, politics, and literature. An internship option is available. The program is open to undergraduate and graduate students.
Tags: Argentina, Graduate, Internship, Offers Graduate Credit, Spanish Speaking, Summer
Focus: Latin American Studies

Auckland Internship Program

Auckland Internship Program

Depending which semester they choose, students take a combination of electives and required courses, and participate in an internship.
Tags: Auckland, English Speaking, Fall, Internship, Spring
Focus: Advertising, Art & Architecture, Engineering, Film & Television, Health & Human Services, Hospitality Administration, International Relations, Linguistics, Marketing, Political Science, Public Relations, Science, Tourism

Auckland Management Internship Program

Auckland Management Internship Program

Students enroll in three courses and a four-credit internship with a focus on management.
Tags: Auckland, English Speaking, Fall, Internship, Spring
Focus: Business & Management

Bogaziçi University Exchange

Bogaziçi University Exchange, Istanbul, Turkey

Bogaziçi University (Bosphorus University) As one of Turkey’s most competitive state universities, Bogaziçi University offers a wide array of programs, but its strengths lie in engineering, education, social sciences, natural sciences, and the arts.
Tags: English Speaking, Exchange (for BU students only), Fall, Full Year Possible, Spring, Turkey
Focus: Art & Architecture, Biology, Business & Management, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Education, Environmental Studies, Film & Television, History, Hospitality Administration, International Relations, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics & Statistics, Music, Painting, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Science, Sociology, Studio Art, Tourism

The Triumphal Arch in Brussels

Brussels Internship Program (Summer)

Students take courses and simultaneously work at organizations in the greater Brussels area.
Tags: Brussels, English Speaking, Internship, Summer
Focus: Economics, International Relations, Political Science, Pre-Law

Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, Exchange

Copenhagen Business School Exchange, Denmark

The International Office welcomes over 2,000 international exchange students to Copenhagen Business School (CBS) each academic year, creating a very exciting and international environment for students and staff alike.
Tags: Copenhagen, English Speaking, Exchange (for BU students only), Fall, Spring
Focus: Business & Management, Economics, Management Policy

Dresden Engineering Program

Dresden Engineering Program

Engineering students have the opportunity to take technical and engineering courses through the Technische Universität Dresden (TUD) for the spring semester.
Tags: Dresden, English Speaking, Especially for Sophomores, Spring
Focus: Engineering

Dresden Internship Program

Dresden Internship Program

After completing the program’s eight-week core phase, students spend the final weeks in internships with organizations in the greater Dresden area, working an average of 30 hours a week while also completing coursework at Technische Universität Dresden.
Tags: Dresden, Fall, Full Year Possible, German Speaking, Internship, Spring
Focus: Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Film & Television, German Language, Health & Human Services, International Relations, Political Science, Pre-Health, Pre-Law, Science, Theater Arts, Drama & Acting

Dresden Science Program

Dresden Science Program

Students interested in science have the option to spend the fall semester in Dresden, combining science course work in English with the study of German.
Tags: Dresden, English Speaking, Especially for Sophomores, Fall
Focus: Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Pre-Health, Science

Dublin Engineering Program

Dublin Engineering Program

Upper division engineering students have the opportunity to take technical and engineering courses through direct enrollment at Dublin City University.
Tags: Dublin, English Speaking, Fall
Focus: Engineering, Science

Dublin Management Internship Program

Dublin Management Internship Program

BU, in conjunction with University College Dublin (UCD), offers a one-semester internship program consisting of three management courses, an Irish history and culture course, and an internship for credit.
Tags: BU students only, Dublin, Internship, Spring
Focus: Business & Management, Economics, Management Policy

Ecuador Tropical Ecology Program

Ecuador Tropical Ecology Program

The program gives students an intensive, field-based study of montane, coastal, and rainforest ecology.
Tags: English Speaking, Fall, Offers Graduate Credit, Quito, Spring
Focus: Biology, Ecology, Environmental Studies, Science

International Conflict Resolution Program in London and Geneva

Geneva & London: International Conflict Resolution (Summer)

This program gives students a unique opportunity to study international conflict resolution in two world centers of diplomatic activity: Geneva, Switzerland, and London, England.
Tags: English Speaking, Geneva, Graduate, London, Offers Graduate Credit, Summer
Focus: Conflict Resolution, International Relations

Geneva Internship Program

Geneva Internship Program

After completing the program’s six-week core phase, students spend the final eight weeks interning at an organization in Geneva, working full time, four days per week, while also taking one elective course. Students choose from one of two tracks: International Relations or Public Health.
Tags: English Speaking, Fall, Geneva, Internship, Spring
Focus: Conflict Resolution, Health & Human Services, International Relations, Political Science, Public Health

Geneva Physics Program

Geneva Physics Program

Boston University’s Geneva Physics Program, in cooperation with CERN and the University of Geneva, brings students directly to the cutting edge of modern physics.
Tags: French Speaking, Geneva, Spring
Focus: Physics, Science

Scenic Geneva, hotel, mountains

Geneva: Global Governance, Economic Development, and Human Rights (Summer)

This intensive four-week program offers coursework on the global right to health, food security, and political and economic freedom.
Tags: English Speaking, Geneva, Graduate, Offers Graduate Credit, Summer
Focus: International Relations, Public Health

Grenoble Engineering Program

Grenoble Engineering Program

Engineering students have the opportunity to take technical and engineering courses at the Universite de Grenoble.
Tags: English Speaking, Especially for Sophomores, Grenoble, Spring
Focus: Engineering

Grenoble French Studies Program

Grenoble French Studies Program

The program offers a semester or academic year of intensive language study and university coursework in one of France’s most beautiful cities.
Tags: Fall, French Speaking, Full Year Possible, Grenoble, Spring
Focus: French Language, Linguistics

Grenoble French Studies Summer Program

Grenoble French Studies Program (Summer)

The program offers a summer of intensive language study and university coursework in one of France’s most beautiful cities.
Tags: French Speaking, Grenoble, Summer
Focus: French Language, Mathematics & Statistics

Grenoble Science Program

Grenoble Science Program

This unique program combines science coursework with French language study in an international setting.
Tags: English Speaking, Especially for Sophomores, Fall, Grenoble
Focus: Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Pre-Health, Science

Guatemala Archaeology Program

Guatemala Archaeology Program

The program gives students the opportunity to study archaeology, history, and culture as well as participate in archaeological fieldwork at one of the world’s premier sites.
Tags: Antigua & San Bartolo, English Speaking, Offers Graduate Credit, Spring
Focus: Anthropology, Archaeology

Hong Kong Polytechnic University Exchange, China

Hong Kong Polytechnic University’s School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) has been ranked second in the world amongst the major academic institutions in hospitality and tourism.
Tags: English Speaking, Exchange (for BU students only), Fall, Hong Kong, Spring
Focus: Hospitality Administration, Tourism

Institut D'Etudes Politiques De Paris (Sciences Po), France, Exchange

Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) Exchange, Paris, France

Sciences Po is well known for its strong programs in political science, international relations, and history, although students from other disciplines are encouraged to apply.
Tags: English Speaking, Exchange (for BU students only), French Speaking, Full Year Possible, Paris
Focus: Conflict Resolution, Development Studies, International Relations, Political Science, Pre-Law

Catedral de Lima, Night

Lima: Contemporary Politics Program (Summer)

This short summer program offers immersion in Peruvian culture, and study of the political impacts of natural resource extraction in Peru and the Andes.
Tags: English Speaking, Lima & Ayacucho, Summer
Focus: Environmental Studies, International Relations, Political Science

London & Paris: Art and Architecture Program

London & Paris: Architecture and Urbanism Program (Summer)

Students interested in art history, architecture, and urban studies now have the opportunity to study in both London and Paris. Through lectures and excursions, students will study the exquisite arts and architectural styles of the two cities.
Tags: English Speaking, London, Paris, Summer
Focus: Art & Architecture

London College of General Studies Program in the Humanities

London College of General Studies Program in the Humanities (Summer)

This is a unique program for CGS students interested in the major movements in literature, the arts, and philosophy.
Tags: BU students only, CGS students only, Especially for Sophomores, London, Summer

London College of General Studies Program in the Natural Sciences

London College of General Studies Program in the Natural Sciences (Summer)

This is a unique program for CGS students interested in the major movements in literature, the arts, and philosophy.
Tags: BU students only, CGS students only, English Speaking, Especially for Sophomores, London, Summer
Focus: Science

London Internship Program

London Internship Program

After completing the program’s five-week core phase, students spend the final eight weeks in full-time internships with organizations in the greater London area while also enrolled in a related, weekly seminar course.
Tags: English Speaking, Fall, Internship, London, Spring
Focus: Advertising, Art & Architecture, Business & Management, Economics, English/Creative Writing, Film & Television, Health & Human Services, Hospitality Administration, International Relations, Journalism, Management Policy, Political Science, Pre-Law, Psychology

Los Angeles Film and Television Summer Internship Program

Los Angeles Film & Television Internship-Only Program (Summer)

This internship-only option gives BU students the possibility to work professionally in the heart of the film and television industries.
Tags: English Speaking, Internship, Los Angeles, Offers Graduate Credit, Summer
Focus: Film & Television

Los Angeles Internship Program

Los Angeles Internship Program

Students enjoy intensive coursework and professional experience in film, television,and media industries.
Tags: English Speaking, Fall, Internship, Los Angeles, Offers Graduate Credit, Spring
Focus: Advertising, Communication, Film & Television, Management Policy, Marketing, Public Relations, Sociology

Los Angeles Summer Internship Program

Los Angeles Internship Program (Summer)

Students enjoy intensive coursework and professional experience in film, television,and media industries.
Tags: English Speaking, Internship, Los Angeles, Offers Graduate Credit, Summer
Focus: Advertising, Communication, Film & Television, Marketing, Public Relations

Madrid Engineering Program

Engineering students have the opportunity to take technical and engineering courses through the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid or the Instituto Internacional en España.
Tags: English Speaking, Especially for Sophomores, Madrid, Spring
Focus: Engineering

Ray Green leading students on a tour of the Old Quarters

Madrid Science Program

Taught in English, this program offers science courses (think organic chemistry, cell biology), and Spanish language and civilization classes.
Tags: English Speaking, Especially for Sophomores, Fall, Madrid
Focus: Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Pre-Health, Science

Madrid Summer Spanish Studies Program

Madrid Spanish Studies Program (Summer)

Students enjoy six weeks of study and cultural immersion in Spain’s capital.
Tags: General focus, Madrid, Spanish Speaking, Summer
Focus: Literature, Spanish Language

Mediterranean Archaeological Field School

Menorca Field School in Archaeology & Heritage Management (Summer)

Students participate in excavation of pre-Roman and Roman sites, lectures, museum work, and study tours on the Island of Menorca, off the eastern coast of Spain.
Tags: English Speaking, Menorca, Offers Graduate Credit, Summer
Focus: Archaeology

Padua Italian and European Studies Program

Designed for students with no background in Italian, students take a beginning Italian course, along with electives in a wide variety of fields, including Italian art and history.
Tags: English Speaking, Fall, Padua, Spring
Focus: Art & Architecture, History, International Relations, Italian Language, Political Science

Padua Italian Studies Program

Padua Italian Studies Program

The program offers intensive language study and coursework in an historic university town 20 miles west of Venice.
Tags: Fall, Full Year Possible, General focus, Italian Speaking, Padua, Spring
Focus: Art & Architecture, History, International Relations, Italian Language, Linguistics, Literature, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology

Padua Management Internship Program

Students take courses and simultaneously work at organizations in the greater Padua area.
Tags: BU students only, English Speaking, Internship, Padua, Spring
Focus: Business & Management, Economics

Paris Internship Program

Paris Internship Program

After completing the program’s eight-week core phase, students spend the final seven weeks in full-time internships with organizations in the greater Paris area, while also attending individual writing tutorials.
Tags: Fall, French Speaking, Internship, Paris, Spring
Focus: Advertising, Business & Management, Communication, Economics, Film & Television, Finance, French Language, Health & Human Services, Hospitality Administration, International Relations, Journalism, Literature, Management Policy, Marketing, Mass Communication, Political Science, Psychology, Public Relations

Paris Management Internship Program

Paris Management Internship Program

Boston University, in conjunction with the University of Paris IX-Dauphine, offers a one-semester Paris Management Internship Program. The program consists of three courses taken at Dauphine plus an academic internship.
Tags: BU students only, French Speaking, Internship, Paris, Spring
Focus: Business & Management, Economics

Quito School of Education Program

Quito School of Education Program

This program gives Boston University School of Education students international teaching experience.
Tags: BU students only, Fall, Quito, Spring
Focus: Education, Spanish Language

Rabat Arabic Studies Program

Rabat Arabic Studies Program

The program is a perfect introduction to Arab and North African language and culture.
Tags: Arabic Speaking, English Speaking, Fall, Internship, Rabat
Focus: African Studies, Arabic Language, International Relations, Middle East Studies, Political Science

Rabat Internship Program

Students experience cultural immersion through an internship, while studying Arabic language, and the history, politics, and culture of the Middle East and North Africa.
Tags: Arabic Speaking, English Speaking, Fall, Internship, Rabat
Focus: African Studies, Arabic Language, International Relations, Middle East Studies, Political Science

Rio de Janeiro Intensive Portuguese Language Program (Summer)

Students speedily gain proficiency in Portuguese language, spending the summer in the colorful cultural center of Rio.
Tags: Portuguese Speaking, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Summer
Focus: Latin American Studies, Portuguese Language

Seoul National University Exchange, South Korea

BU School of Management students have the opportunity to intern and study management and Korean culture at Seoul National University, a globally competitive institution and Korea’s premier educational and research center.
Tags: English Speaking, Exchange (for BU students only), Seoul, Spring
Focus: Business & Management, Management Policy

Shanghai Chinese Language and Culture Program

Shanghai Chinese Language & Culture Program

This program gives students at beginning levels of Chinese language study a chance to immerse themselves in Chinese culture.
Tags: Chinese Speaking, English Speaking, Fall, Full Year Possible, Shanghai, Spring
Focus: Asian & East Asian Studies, Chinese Language

Shanghai Intensive Chinese Language Program

Shanghai Chinese Studies Program (Summer)

This program offers Chinese language study at the first, second, and third-year levels as well as a chance to spend eight weeks living and studying China’s largest and most vibrant city.
Tags: Chinese Speaking, English Speaking, Shanghai, Summer
Focus: Chinese Language

Sydney Engineering Program

Sydney Engineering Program

Upper division engineering students have the opportunity to take technical and engineering courses through direct enrollment at the University of Sydney.
Tags: English Speaking, Fall, Spring, Sydney
Focus: Engineering, Science

Sydney Film Festival and Internship Program

Sydney Film Festival & Internship Program (Summer)

Students have the opportunity to spend eight weeks studying contemporary film, complete an internship in film & television, and participate in the annual Sydney Film Festival.
Tags: Offers Graduate Credit, Summer, Sydney
Focus: Communication, Film & Television

Sydney Internship Program

Sydney Internship Program

Students complete one required course, two electives, and spend the final eight weeks in internships with organizations in the greater Sydney area, working full time, four days per week.
Tags: English Speaking, Fall, Internship, Spring, Sydney
Focus: Advertising, Art & Architecture, Business & Management, Communication, Economics, Film & Television, Finance, Health & Human Services, Hospitality Administration, International Relations, Journalism, Marketing, Mass Communication, Political Science, Psychology, Public Relations, Sociology

Tel Aviv Engineering Program

Tel Aviv Engineering Program

Students can pursue engineering in a dynamic international setting.
Tags: English Speaking, Especially for Sophomores, Spring, Tel Aviv
Focus: Engineering, Science

Travel Writing in Australia

Travel Writing in Australia (Summer)

Students have the opportunity to study and produce travel writing in both the creative and the professional forms of the genre.
Tags: English Speaking, Offers Graduate Credit, Summer, Sydney
Focus: Communication, English/Creative Writing, Journalism, Travel Writing, Writing

Venice Environmental Studies Program (Summer)

Students spend the summer in beautiful Venice, studying global climate change, sea level rise, and international policy.
Tags: English Speaking, Summer, Venice
Focus: Ecology, Environmental Studies, Geography, Geology, International Relations, Political Science, Science

Venice Studio Arts Program

Venice Studio Arts Program

The program gives art students a “first residency” in a challenging and professional environment.
Tags: English Speaking, Fall, Spring, Venice
Focus: Art & Architecture, Graphic Design, Italian Language, Painting, Studio Art

Venice Studio Arts Program (Summer)

Students have the opportunity to learn about studio arts through in person interviews with museum curators and first person experiences in various art festivals.
Tags: English Speaking, Graduate, Summer, Venice
Focus: Art & Architecture, Graphic Design, Painting, Studio Art

Washington, DC Journalism Program

Washington, DC Journalism Program

This program offers students a chance to cover Washington, DC, for New England news outlets with full professional credentials.
Tags: English Speaking, Fall, Internship, Offers Graduate Credit, Spring, Washington, DC
Focus: Journalism

Washington, DC Management Internship Program

Washington, DC Management Internship Program

Students have the opportunity to pursue a dedicated management track at the BU Washington, DC Academic Center and George Washington University.
Tags: English Speaking, Fall, Internship, Spring, Washington, DC
Focus: Business & Management, Finance

Zanzibar: Swahili Language and Culture in East Africa

Zanzibar: Swahili Language and Culture in East Africa (Summer)

Not your average study abroad experience, this program immerses students in the study of contemporary East African culture, religion, politics, and Swahili language.
Tags: English Speaking, Summer, Zanzibar
Focus: African Studies, Anthropology, History, Islamic Studies, Political Science, Religious Studies, Swahili Language