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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, Undergraduate
Focus: Advertising, Art & Architecture, Engineering, Film & Television, Health & Human Services, Hospitality Administration, International Relations, Linguistics, Marketing, Public Relations, Science, Tourism

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, Undergraduate
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, 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, Undergraduate
Focus: Economics, International Relations, Pre-Law

Dresden German Studies Program

Dresden German Studies Program

This program is designed for students who wish to enroll directly in a German university, and who want to take advantage of the wide range of courses offered by Technische Universität Dresden (TUD).
Tags: Dresden, Fall, Full Year Possible, General focus, German Speaking, Spring
Focus: Art & Architecture, Biology, Business & Management, Economics, Finance, German Language, History, International Relations, Linguistics, Literature, Music

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, Undergraduate
Focus: Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Film & Television, German Language, Health & Human Services, International Relations, Pre-Health, Pre-Law, Science, Theater Arts, Drama & Acting

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, Undergraduate
Focus: Conflict Resolution, Health & Human Services, International Relations, Public Health

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, Undergraduate
Focus: Conflict Resolution, Development Studies, International Relations, Pre-Law

Keio University, Tokyo, Japan Exchange

Keio University Exchange, Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo’s Keio University has a proud history as Japan’s very first private institution of higher learning, which dates back to the formation of a school for Dutch studies in 1858 in Edo (now Tokyo) by founder Yukichi Fukuzawa. Since the school’s inception, the students of Keio have risen to the forefront of innovation in every imaginable academic field, emerging as social and economic leaders.
Tags: English Speaking, Exchange (for BU students only), Full Year Possible, Japanese Speaking, Spring, Tokyo
Focus: Art & Architecture, Asian & East Asian Studies, Business & Management, History, International Relations, Japanese Language

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, Undergraduate
Focus: Environmental Studies, International Relations

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, Undergraduate
Focus: Advertising, Art & Architecture, Business & Management, Economics, English/Creative Writing, Film & Television, Health & Human Services, Hospitality Administration, International Relations, Journalism, Management Policy, Pre-Law, Psychology

Nanyang Technological University Exchange, Singapore

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has gained international recognition as an elite, modern university. BU students at NTU are invited to take courses in the vibrant College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, which provides opportunities for students interested in the humanities, art and design, communications, social sciences, and more. NTU has a student population of over 33,500 undergraduate and graduate students.
Tags: English Speaking, Exchange (for BU students only), Fall, Full Year Possible, Singapore, Spring
Focus: Advertising, Communication, Economics, English/Creative Writing, Environmental Studies, Film & Television, Graphic Design, History, International Relations, Journalism, Linguistics, Philosophy, Psychology, Public Relations, Sociology

National University of Singapore Exchange

National University of Singapore Exchange

The National University of Singapore (NUS) is considered one of the top ten universities in the Asia Pacific region—reflecting its position as Singapore’s premier university. A comprehensive university, it offers courses in all major disciplines, ranging from the sciences, engineering, and technology to law, humanities, medicine, computing, business, and social sciences. NUS has an undergraduate enrollment of 23,000 and a total student population of about 32,000 students.
Tags: English Speaking, Exchange (for BU students only), Fall, Full Year Possible, Singapore, Spring
Focus: Anthropology, Art & Architecture, Asian & East Asian Studies, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Communication, Computer Science, Conflict Resolution, Ecology, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Film & Television, Finance, Graphic Design, Health & Human Services, History, International Relations, Islamic Studies, Linguistics, Literature, Management Policy, Marketing, Mathematics & Statistics, Middle East Studies, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Pre-Health, Public Health, Religious Studies, Science, Sociology, Theater Arts, Drama & Acting, Tourism, Writing

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, Undergraduate
Focus: Art & Architecture, History, International Relations, Italian Language

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, Undergraduate
Focus: Art & Architecture, History, International Relations, Italian Language, Linguistics, Literature, Psychology, Sociology

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, Undergraduate
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, Psychology, Public Relations

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, Undergraduate
Focus: African Studies, Arabic Language, International Relations, Middle East Studies

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, Undergraduate
Focus: African Studies, Arabic Language, International Relations, Middle East Studies

Two Beijing students sitting back-to-back

Renmin University Exchange, Beijing, China

Renmin University is recognized as an important research institution in the humanities and social sciences in China. BU graduate students have the opportunity to study Chinese governance and foreign relations in English through Renmin University’s Contemporary China Studies Program (CCSP).
Tags: Beijing, English Speaking, Exchange (for BU students only), Fall, Graduate, Offers Graduate Credit, Spring
Focus: Asian & East Asian Studies, International Relations

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, Undergraduate
Focus: Advertising, Art & Architecture, Business & Management, Communication, Economics, Film & Television, Finance, Health & Human Services, Hospitality Administration, International Relations, Journalism, Marketing, Mass Communication, Psychology, Public Relations, Sociology

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, Undergraduate, Venice
Focus: Ecology, Environmental Studies, Geography, Geology, International Relations, Science

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, Undergraduate, Zanzibar
Focus: African Studies, Anthropology, History, Islamic Studies, Religious Studies, Swahili Language