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International Programs

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  • These programs take students to study in many locations around the globe, as close as Puerto Rico and as far away as China. Puerto Rico, a territory of the United States, is listed under International Programs because of our expertise in administering short-term travel and study programs.

Summer 2015

Spain

Tourism, Food & Culture in Spain
July 8 - 25, 2015

You will develop an understanding of Spanish culture focused on the reciprocal historical evolution of society, food, culture, and tourism in Spain.
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China

Comparative Study Tour: Educational Changes in China
June 18 - July 12, 2015

This comparative study tour will provide students with opportunities to explore the educational system and education reforms in China.
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China Today: Culture, History, & Society
June 9 – June 23, 2015

The focus of this program will be on important current issues that include economic development, urban-rural divide, regional diversity, environmental challenge, and popular culture.
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Entrepreneurship in the U.S. and China
June 9 - 23, 2015

This course will offer students an in-depth look at how business is conducted in China, the impact of Chinese culture on business practice, and potential business opportunities there.
» Read more about Entrepreneurship in the U.S. and China

Belize

Maya Archaeology Field School in Belize
June 18 - July 12, 2015

Students will be conducting support population studies (survey, mapping, and excavation) at several localities, small site excavation, and the excavation of agricultural features.
» Read more about Maya Archaeology Field School in Belize

Ecuador

Conflict Transformation Across Borders
June 10 - 30, 2015

This program in Ecuador is designed to equip students with practical tools, knowledge, and hands-on experience to understand the complexities of conflicts within and across border regions, and the types of interventions that can be used to transform these conflicts.
» Read more about Conflict Transformation Across Borders

France

Paris: a Living Textbook
July 5 - 25, 2015

This program is a unique three-week summer educational program designed to immerse participants in French language and culture through thematic projects and engagement in service learning in Paris, famed City of Light.
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Greece

Athens and Beyond: Greek Art and Architecture
June 13 - 24, 2015

Immerse yourself in the art and architecture of ancient Greece by studying in the land where it was created!
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Italy

Food and Culture: The Italian Experience
May 30 - June 14, 2015

The course will be an intensive, full-immersion academic and cultural exploration centered on the theme of Food and Culture in the perfectly preserved, magical medieval city of Siena.
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Poland

The Holocaust: Historical Contexts
June 1 - 30, 2015

The program will take students to a number of the most notable Holocaust sites on Polish soil, where they will also meet with scholars, historians and key figures in Poland today.
» Read more about The Holocaust: Historical Contexts

United Kingdom

Theatre in London
May 26 - July 8, 2015

The program offers students the opportunity to study intensively English theatre and then travel to the great city of London, international center for theatre and the arts, to experience first-hand original dramatic productions.
» Read more about Theatre in London

Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico

Caribbean Studies Summer Institute: Caribbean Society and Culture in Comparative Perspective
June 8 - July 5, 2015

This 4 week Caribbean Studies Summer Institute offers students an interdisciplinary approach integrating sociological, anthropological, and historical perspectives to the study of Caribbean society and culture.
» Read more about Caribbean Studies Summer Institute: Caribbean Society and Culture in Comparative Perspective

Winter 2015

Fall 2014


About Our Programs

Each summer and winter the College of Advancing and Professional Studies (CAPS) offer students the chance to participate in international programs based all across the planet.

These three- to four-week long programs will expose you to an array of unique cultures, people, politics, histories, languages, arts, and archaeological treasures. Every program is accompanied by an experienced UMass Boston professor.

Disclaimer

Please be advised that international programs are subject to change, slight or major, at any time due to circumstances beyond our control; this includes any and all fees, dates, itinerary, and program activities. We will do our best to inform all applicants of any changes in as timely a manner as possible.