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SUMMER: Approved Program in Europe
Multiple Locations, Multiple Locations (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Restrictions: Columbia applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction:
English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Russian, Spanish
Program Advisor:
Sara Ede:
Eligibility: Columbia Undergraduates Summer Program: Approved Summer Program
Discipline: Humanities, Social Sciences
Program Description:

Summer Study with an Approved Program - Europe

The list below is NOT exhaustive. If none of the programs below fit your academic needs, you can then petition an alternate program in Europe.  For the petition and instructions, please click here.

University of MN at Montpellier
French language program based at the University Paul Valery. Offers French language classes from the beginning to the intermediate levels. 4 or 8 week programs.

Freie Universitaet Berlin: FUBiS

Columbia's Department of Germanic Languages recognizes language courses taken at the Freie Universität Berlins international Sommerschule (FUBiS) and offers 8-10 annual scholarships covering a four-week (July-August) intensive German language course, housing and travel grant.  For details on the application process, visit "Study Abroad Opportunities". Nearly 50% of FUBiS stipendees return to Berlin for a semester/year's study with the Berlin Consortium of German Studies (BCGS)."

Renewable Energy, Technology, and Resource Economics(SIT)
In Reykjavik, Akureyri and the western fjords, students explore how Iceland's renewable energy policy and resources fit into the larger national agenda. Students visit significant geological and energy sites in northern Iceland. Program offers an intro course in Icelandic language.

Boston University Language and Liberal Arts Program in Padova

Program offers beginning to advanced Italian language courses and two content courses in English. Offers a literature course for advanced students. Students will live in home stays, and program runs for 6 weeks.

Jagiellonian University (UJ)

Summer School of Polish Language and Culture (Krakow).Three-, four- and six-week programs in Polish language with optional regional electives in English & Polish. Housing is in local student dorms.

Bard College. Institute for International Liberal Education/Smolny College (St. Petersburg)

The Bard-Smolny Summer Language Intensive (SLI) is designed for those who want to have an immersion experience after having completed between two and six semesters of college-level Russian language. Both four- and eight-week programs are offered.

CIEE Summer Russian Program in St. Petersburg
For students with 4 semesters of Russian. Advanced language classes with regional studies in English. Home stay with a Russian family

Spanish Studies Abroad in Seville
Students may choose a 4-8 week program of intensive language study.

International Studies and Multilaterial Diplomacy (SIT)
Based in Geneva, the program examines the history and development of international organizations, the role of international organizations in the new millennium, and NGOs, as well as a critique of organizational strategies, mandates, and resources Culminates in a student research project. Great for students studying Human Rights.

Application Instructions 

There is a two-part application process for this program: an internal Columbia approval process called 'clearance' and an external admission application submitted directly to this program. Click "Start an Application" above for instructions and to begin.

Columbia Dates & Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
This program is currently not accepting applications.