Pack your bags and go abroad! Maymester and summer abroad programs enable students to gain international experience after the academic year concludes, with programs lasting anywhere from 3-10 weeks. Program costs vary, and application deadlines are typically mid-March to early-April.

Check out the resources below for low-cost, popular Maymester and summer study abroad opportunities! There are many more programs available as well, so chat with a study abroad advisor to learn more and begin an application by contacting the Center for International Programs ( in Foy Hall 301.

Summer 2024 Programs

American College of Norway Moss, Norway Choose from courses in history and communication May 21 - June 14 $2,950
College Year in Athens (CYA) Athens, Greece Choose from courses in archaeology, history, literature, religion, and classics

May 20 - June 15, or June 17 - July 13

$4,340 (estimated)
Lingnan University Hong Kong Choose from courses in business, language, history, and creative arts


Siena Italian Studies Brussels, Belgium Take a course on Belgian cuisine May 17 - June 7 $2,900
Siena Italian Studies Siena, Italy Choose from courses in history, environmental studies, and service learning May 12 - June 1 $2,900 
Queen's University Belfast Belfast, Northern Ireland Choose from courses in business, history, creative arts, and political science June 17 - July 5 $3,500
Study in Portugal Network (SiPN) Lisbon, Portugal Choose from courses in business, health, literature, Portuguese language, film and sustainability

June 2 - 29, or July 1 - 1

University of Glasgow Glasgow, Scotland Take a one-week, intensive creative writing course June 13 - 21 $1,100
University of New York in Prague Prague, Czech Republic Choose from courses in business, history, political science or communications May 22 - June 29 $3,100
University of Pécs Pécs, Hungary Choose from courses in European studies and leadership skills July 7 - 20 $1,100
University of Roehampton London, England Choose from courses in London studies, psychology, business, and creative arts June 6 - 29, or June 27 - July 20


WASEDA University Tokyo, Japan Choose from courses in business, Japanese culture, history, and politices June 16 - July 13


Yonsei University Seoul, South Korea Choose from courses in Korean language and culture, business, politics, humanities and science June 27 - July 20, or June 27 - August 3


The following organizations are additionally approved for summer study abroad programs. Chat with a study abroad advisor in the Center for International Programs to learn more.

  • Absolute Internships - Programs in Asia and Europe
  • CIEE - Programs in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East
  • DIS - Programs in Denmark & Sweden
  • IVHQ - Low-cost, volunteer programs around the world
  • SFS - Programs focused on environmental studies
  • TEAN - Programs in the Asia-Pacific region
  • USAC - Programs in Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America