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American University of Beirut, Lebanon Exchange

American University of Beirut Exchange, Lebanon

The American University of Beirut (AUB) was founded in 1866 as a private, independent, non-sectarian institution of higher learning and is now a major university with over 7,000 students located on a 73-acre campus overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. The university provides a rigorous curriculum in the American liberal arts tradition and the language of instruction is English. Students will live in AUB residence halls or suitable off-campus housing.
Tags: Beirut, Exchange (for BU students only), Fall, Full Year Possible, General focus, Spring

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, Fall, Internship, Spring, Undergraduate
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, Fall, Internship, Spring, Undergraduate
Focus: Business & Management

Bocconi University Exchange, Milan, Italy

Students can choose from a wide range of business and economics courses offered in English. Students have the opportunity to take an intensive three-to-four-week Italian language course before the beginning of the Bocconi semester.
Tags: Exchange (for BU students only), Fall, Full Year Possible, Milan, Spring
Focus: Business & Management, Economics, Finance

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: 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, 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, Internship, Summer, Undergraduate
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, Exchange (for BU students only), Fall, Spring, Undergraduate
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, Especially for Sophomores, Spring, Undergraduate
Focus: Engineering

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, Especially for Sophomores, Fall, Undergraduate
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, Fall, Undergraduate
Focus: Engineering, Science

Ecuador Tropical Ecology Program

Ecuador Tropical Ecology Program

The program gives students an intensive, field-based study of montane, coastal, and rainforest ecology.
Tags: Fall, Offers Graduate Credit, Quito, Spring, Undergraduate
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: Geneva, Graduate, London, Offers Graduate Credit, Summer, Undergraduate
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: Fall, Geneva, Internship, Spring, Undergraduate
Focus: Conflict Resolution, Health & Human Services, International Relations, Political Science, Public Health

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: Geneva, Graduate, Offers Graduate Credit, Summer, Undergraduate
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: Especially for Sophomores, Grenoble, Spring, Undergraduate
Focus: Engineering

Grenoble Science Program

Grenoble Science Program

This unique program combines science coursework with French language study in an international setting.
Tags: Especially for Sophomores, Fall, Grenoble, Undergraduate
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, Offers Graduate Credit, Spring, Undergraduate
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: Exchange (for BU students only), Fall, Hong Kong, Spring, Undergraduate
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: Exchange (for BU students only), French Speaking, Full Year Possible, Paris, Undergraduate
Focus: Conflict Resolution, Development Studies, International Relations, Political Science, Pre-Law

Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies (ICCS) Rome

Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies (ICCS) Rome, Italy

Boston University students with a serious interest in Classics have an opportunity to study for a semester at the Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies (ICCS) in Rome. The ICCS was established in 1965 by representatives of ten American colleges and universities, and the number of member institutions has grown to 90.
Tags: Exchange (for BU students only), Fall, Rome, Spring
Focus: Archaeology, Art & Architecture, History

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: 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, Political Science

Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies

Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies

At the Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies (KCJS), an eight-credit course in Japanese language is offered each semester. Additional discipline-based courses in the humanities/social sciences are taught in English by Japanese and American professors.
Tags: Exchange (for BU students only), Fall, Full Year Possible, Japanese Speaking, Kyoto, Spring
Focus: 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: Lima & Ayacucho, Summer, Undergraduate
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: London, Paris, Summer, Undergraduate
Focus: Art & Architecture

London Art History Program with the Courtauld Institute of Art

London Art History Program with the Courtauld Institute of Art

The goal of the program is the total integration of students into the academic and extracurricular life of the Courtauld Institute of Art, Britain’s preeminent art institute.
Tags: Fall, London
Focus: Art & Architecture

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, Especially for Sophomores, London, Summer, Undergraduate
Focus: Science

London Graduate Journalism Program

London Graduate Journalism Program

Students enrolled in the BU Graduate Program in Journalism have the opportunity to complete their third semester of studies in London.
Tags: BU students only, Fall, Graduate, Internship, London
Focus: Communication, Journalism

London Graduate Mass Communication Program

London Graduate Mass Communication Program (Summer)

The Boston University London Graduate Mass Communication Program combines an internship, related coursework, and independent living.
Tags: Graduate, Internship, London, Summer
Focus: Communication, Mass Communication

London History and Literature Program

London History & Literature Program

Our newest program in London is about London itself—the stories, the voices, the history, and the literature of this greatest of all cities. Open to all students fascinated by London and specially designed for English and history students, this program offers a curriculum designed to appeal to the serious student.
Tags: Fall, London
Focus: English/Creative Writing, History, Literature

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: 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, Political Science, Pre-Law, Psychology

Los Angeles camera shoot

Los Angeles Certificate Program: Acting in Hollywood

A bridge to the professional world of Hollywood, graduated students have the opportunity to continue their education in acting.
Tags: Fall, Graduate, Internship, Los Angeles, Post-graduate
Focus: Theater Arts, Drama & Acting

Wilshire Boulevard, where the classes are held

Los Angeles Certificate Program: The Writer in Hollywood

A bridge to the professional world of Hollywood, graduated students have the opportunity to continue their education in writing.
Tags: Fall, Graduate, Internship, Los Angeles, Post-graduate
Focus: Writing

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: Internship, Los Angeles, Offers Graduate Credit, Summer, Undergraduate
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: Fall, Internship, Los Angeles, Offers Graduate Credit, Spring, Undergraduate
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: Internship, Los Angeles, Offers Graduate Credit, Summer, Undergraduate
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: Especially for Sophomores, Madrid, Spring, Undergraduate
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: Especially for Sophomores, Fall, Madrid, Undergraduate
Focus: Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Pre-Health, Science

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: Menorca, Offers Graduate Credit, Summer, Undergraduate
Focus: Archaeology

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: 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, Political Science, 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: 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, Political Science, 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: Fall, Padua, Spring, Undergraduate
Focus: Art & Architecture, History, International Relations, Italian Language, Political Science

Padua Italian Studies Program (Summer)

Padua Italian Studies Program (Summer)

The program offers intensive language study and coursework in an historic university town 20 miles west of Venice.
Tags: Italian Speaking, Padua, Summer, Undergraduate
Focus: Art & Architecture, History, Italian Language

Padua Management Internship Program

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

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, Fall, Internship, Rabat, Undergraduate
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, Fall, Internship, Rabat, Undergraduate
Focus: African Studies, Arabic Language, International Relations, Middle East Studies, Political Science

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, Exchange (for BU students only), Fall, Graduate, Offers Graduate Credit, Spring
Focus: Asian & East Asian Studies, International Relations, Political Science

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: Exchange (for BU students only), Seoul, Spring, Undergraduate
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, Fall, Full Year Possible, Shanghai, Spring, Undergraduate
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, Shanghai, Summer, Undergraduate
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: Fall, Spring, Sydney, Undergraduate
Focus: Engineering, Science

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: 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, Political Science, Psychology, Public Relations, Sociology

Tel Aviv Engineering Program

Tel Aviv Engineering Program

Students can pursue engineering in a dynamic international setting.
Tags: Especially for Sophomores, Spring, Tel Aviv, Undergraduate
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: Offers Graduate Credit, Summer, Sydney, Undergraduate
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: Summer, Undergraduate, 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: Fall, Spring, Undergraduate, 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: Graduate, Summer, Undergraduate, Venice
Focus: Art & Architecture, Graphic Design, Painting, Studio Art

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: Fall, Internship, Spring, Undergraduate, Washington, DC
Focus: Business & Management, Finance

Washington, DC Journalism Program

Washington, DC Multimedia and Journalism Program

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

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