Study Abroad

Study the Mediterranean Diet in Italy

Undergraduate students have the opportunity to study abroad and immerse themselves in the Mediterranean way of life in Padua, Italy. The course, Mediterranean Diet: Food, Culture and Health, allows students to delve deeply into and experience firsthand what has become known as the healthiest eating pattern in the world.

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Offered as a 4-week summer intensive taught by a BU faculty member, students engage in the classroom, on field trips to vineyards and organic farms, in culinary experiences, with host families, and with Italian faculty guest lecturers who bring global topics to life. This course is open to any student who has taken an introductory level nutrition course as a pre-requisite.

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Ghana Global Health Experience

A day trip to the Shai Hills Resource Reserve located in Doryumu, Greater Accra. July 15, 2017. Students from Boston University participate in a study abroad program in partnership with Lancaster University Accra, Ghana. Photo: Nana Kofi Acquah Studios 2017

The Accra Global Health Program is a six-week summer term program jointly developed by Boston University and Lancaster University’s Accra Global Health Program. The program will provide undergraduate students the opportunity to explore the critical topic of public health in West Africa. Students will enhance their learning through field trips and interactions with local hospitals, research institutions, and NGOs. 

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For more information and to apply, visit the BU Global Programs website.