CofC Summer Study Abroad Programs

Application Process

To apply to a program:

  • Visit ViaTRM: Google Chrome is the recommended browser.
    • Login using your CofC email and MyPortal password. 
  • Complete the online application for your desired program by the published deadline.
  • All programs require a minimum number of participants in order to run. Programs may meet capacity prior to the published application deadline. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
  • All applicants will incur a $150 application which is included in the program price.
    • If a student withdraws from the program after being accepted to the program, the $150 application fee will be charged to the student's eBill for the summer.

Eligibility:

  • Most programs require a minimum GPA of 2.5. 
    • If a program has a different GPA requirement it will be noted on the ViaTRM program page.
  • Students must also be in good disciplinary standing with CofC.
    • CIE will run a disciplinary clearance check with the Office of Student Life.
  • Students must possess a valid passport or be eligible to obtain a valid passport.

Finances:


Summer 2023 CofC-Sponsored Study Abroad Programs

Africa

  • CofC in Senegal: History and International Studies |June 3-July 1, 2023*
    • View program here
    • Apply by February 15
    • Courses:
      • HIST 261: The New Scramble for Africa, Development, and Aid
      • INTL 290: Epidemics and Pandemics in Global Perspective
  • CofC in South Africa: Geology |June 30-July 26, 2023*
    • View program here
    • Apply by February 15
    • Courses:
      • GEOL 240: Geology and Environment Field Experience (for non-majors)
      • GEOL 365: Geology and Environment Field Experience (for majors)

The Americas

  • CofC in Brazil: Business and Culture May 12-May 27, 2023*
    • View program here
    • Apply by February 15
    • Courses:
      • LTPO 280: Topics in Brazilian Culture
      • PORT 314: Advanced Portuguese Conversation
      • SCIM 360: Special Topics in Supply Chain Management
        • PORT 314 students must complete PORT 250 or the equivalent PORT 202 or take the placement test prior to program
  • CofC in Panama: Ecology | May 16-June 2, 2023*
    • View program here
    • Apply by February 15
    • Courses:
      • BIOL 341: General Ecology (4)
  • CofC in Panama: Global Logistics & Transportation June 11-June 18, 2023*
    • View program here
    • Apply by February 15
    • Courses:
      • TRAN 360: The Panama Canal: Its Impact on Global Trade

Asia

  • CofC in Indonesia: Biology | May 16-June 2, 2023*
    • View program here
    • Apply by February 15th
    • Courses
      • BIOL 449/619: Biology of Coral Reefs (4 credits)
  • CofC in Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore: Asian Studies May 16-June 6, 2023*
    • View program here
    • Apply by February 15th
    • Courses
      • ASST 240: Special Topics in Asian Studies: Chinese Diasporas in SE Asia: Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore
      • CHST 240: Cultural Diversity and Tourism Development in Southeast Asia

Europe

  • CofC in England and Scotland: History and Political Science | June 8-July 7, 2023*
    • View program here
    • Apply by February 15th
    • Courses: 
      • HIST 241: Great Britain and Europe Since 1914 (3)
      • POLI 359: Remembering a Europe in Crisis (3)
  • CofC in France and Switzerland: Global HealthJune 5-June 26, 2023*
    • View program here
    • Apply by February 15th
    • Courses: 
      • HEAL 230: Global Health (3)
      • HEAL 320: Special Topics in Public Health: Immigration & Public Health (3)
  • CofC in Germany: Internship May 13-August 4, 2023* 
    • View program here
    • Apply by December 1
    • Courses:
      • GRMN 320: Special Assignment Abroad
      • GRMN 328: (6 Transfer Credits from Carl- Duisberg Center Berlin)
  • CofC in Greece: Anthropology and ClassicsMay 16- June 3, 2023
    • View program here
    • Apply by January 27th
    • Courses:
      • CLAS 203: Special Topics: Greek Myth and Religion
      • ANTH 329: Special Topics: Greek Culture, Past & Present
  • CofC in Greece: BusinessMay 20- June 8, 2023
    • View program here
    • Apply by November 15
    • Courses:
      • MKTG 326: International Marketing
      • SCIM 371: Green Supply Chain Management
  • CofC in Greece: CommunicationMay 15- May 30, 2023
    • View program here
    • Apply by February 15
    • Courses:
      • COMM 336/PBHL 336: Health Communication
  • CofC in Iceland: Business | May 13-May 27, 2023*
    • View program here
    • Apply by February 15
    • Course:
      • HTMT 360: Destination Marketing & Management
  • CofC in Ireland: Symbols, Myths and Rituals | May 15-May 30, 2023*
    • View program here
    • Apply by February 15
    • Courses:
      • Students enroll in the following course:
        • ANTH 352: Folklore of Ireland and the British Isles (3 credits) 
      • Students also choose one the following courses:
        • ANTH 329: Peoples and Cultures of Ireland (3 credits)
        • IIAS 304: Special Topics in Irish and Irish American Studies (3 credits)
  • (Waitlist) CofC in Italy- Florence: Psychology & Italian Studies | June 5-June 30, 2023*
    • View program here
    • Apply by February 15
    •  Courses:
      • Graduate students take the following course:
        • CHLI 650: International Experiences in Child Life and Pediatric Psychosocial Care
      • Undergraduates take the following courses:
        • PSYC 410: Special Topic- Cross-cultural Influences: Child and Parent Interactions and Behaviors
        • ITST 390: Special Topics in Italian-  History of tourism in Italy from the Grand Tour to present- Highlighting the Florentine influence
  • (Waitlist) CofC in Italy-Reggio Emilia: Art Education | May 13-May 27, 2023*
    • View program here
    • Apply by February 15
    • Courses:
      • TEDU 462: Visual And Performing Art Education In Italy
  • CofC in Italy-Rome: Studio Art | June 2-July 2, 2023*
    • View program here
    • Apply by February 15
    • Courses:
      • ARTS 235: Special Topics:Intro to Digital Photography
      • ARTS 235: Special Topics: Mixed Media Drawing
  • (Waitlist) CofC in Italy-Spoleto: Memoir and Travel Writing | May 17-June 9, 2023*
    • View program here 
    • Apply by Fenruary 15
    • Courses:
      • ENGL 339: Advanced Creative Writing
      • ENGL 370: Special Topics: Major Literary Genres
  • CofC in Netherlands (Amsterdam): Public Health | June 2-July 1, 2023*
    • View program here
    • Apply by February 15
    • Courses:
      • HEAL 456: Biostatistics in Health Sciences
  • CofC in Poland, Germany, and the Nethrlands: Tracing the Holocaust | May 15-June 2, 2023*
    • View program here
    • Apply by February 15
    • Courses:
      • JWST 300: Tracing the Holocaust: Poland, Germany, and The Netherlands
  • CofC in Portugal: Health Sciences | June 4-June 24, 2023*
    • View program here
    • Apply by February 15
    • Courses:
      • HONS 390/EXSC320 – Special Topics: Evidence Based Medicine
      • HONS 395/HEAL401/EXSC401 – Research Experience in Green Space and Health
  • CofC in Trujillo, Spain: Spanish Language and Culture |May 15- June 19, 2023*
    • View program here
    • Apply by February 15
    • Course offerings (Choose two):
      • SPAN 275: Skills Review through Culture
      • SPAN 328: Spanish Language Study Abroad
      • SPAN 333: Topics in Hispanic Cultures
      • SPAN 320: Introduction to Textual Analysis
  • CofC in Spain: Spanish and Computer Science | July 12 - August 3, 2023*
    • View program here
    • Apply by February 15
    • Courses:
      • SPAN 275: Skills Review through Culture
      • SPAN 328: Spanish Language Study Abroad
      • CSCI 392: Seminar on Computing and Society
  • CofC in Spain- Barcelona: Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management | July 6 - July 30, 2023*
    • View program here
    • Apply by February 15
    • Courses:
      • TRAN 360: Global Logistics in the Southern EU: The Case of Spain
      • SCIM 360: Lean Process in Spanish Ports

Middle East

  • CofC in Israel: Religion, Sustainability, and the Sacred in the "Holy Land" | May 16-May 30, 2023*
    • View program here
    • Apply by February 15th
    • Courses
      • RELS 101: Approaches to Religion (3)
      • RELS 276: Religion and Ecology (3)
         

*All courses, dates, and fees listed are subject to change