The links below are to the recommended providers Providence College endorses for summer study abroad. These providers offer high quality summer programs all over the world that range anywhere from 3-10 weeks in length. While you are not required to choose from the programs offered by these organizations, we recommend you start your search here.
Students may also elect to participate in a summer/Maymester program led by Providence College faculty:
Maymester & Summer 2014 Faculty-Led Programs
ARH 470 & HIS 481: THE RISE OF THE POLIS AND THE BIRTH OF CLASSICAL GREECE
This course is a survey of ancient Greek history with a focus on the intersection of archaeology, architecture, history, and religion in the ancient Greek world. Students will engage in intensive discussion of the readings and preparation during the on-campus portion of the class, followed by field experiences in Greece focusing on the architecture and topography of important archeological sites and their role in defining acient Greek culture and religion. Students will visit sites throughout Athens, Nauplion, Olympia, Delphi, and Crete. Students will complete an examination, field journal, site report, and paper to receive 3 academic credits.
Cost: $4,843 (approximate and subject to change)
Includes roundtrip airfare, in-country transportation, accommodations, and some meals.
Dates: May 19 – June 5, 2014
to access the application. The deadline to apply is December 10, 2013.
PROVIDENCE IN GHANA COMMUNITY-BASED STUDENT INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
Now in its fifth year, the CBSI is offered in conjunction with the University of Ghana in Legon-Accra, Departments of Engineering with participation from Ashesi and Radford Universities. Participate in a variety of projects related to complex problems facing rural communities at the Ghana Sustainable Aid Project (GSAP) center. This year’s program will include a rainwater harvesting effort, a library &
literacy program, a Rotary soap remanufacture project, and a hospice solar design/installation. Opportunities available for most disciplines especially global studies, anthropology, health and life sciences, engineering, education, and theater and performing arts. Program carries 3 academic credits for EPS 420, internship, and includes pre-departure orientation and briefings, advance readings, and post-travel briefing upon return to the US.
Cost: $3,000 (approximate and subject to change)
Dates: May 29 - June 19, 2014
to access the application. The deadline to apply is February 14, 2014.
PROVIDENCE IN CHINA
Spend a month in the summer in China with Fr. Mark Nowel. Program includes a 3 credit course in Mandarin at Jilin University, and tours of Beijing, Changchun, Kunming/Yunnan Province, Shanghai, and Tibet, including the "Forbidden City,' Tiananmen Square, the Great Wall, and Tibetan monasteries high in the Himalayas. Travelling by air, van, boat and bicycle.
Cost: $6,000 (approximate and subject to change)
Includes r/t airfare and all internal flights, accommodation, China and Tibet visas, tuition and books, and most meals.
Dates: July 21 - August 18, 2014
to access the application. The deadline to apply is February 28, 2014.
PROVIDENCE IN MADRID