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VCU summerYou are encouraged to begin exploring summer programs with the options below, but you are not limited to the listing on this page. You can research additional programs through other featured external programs, or by checking out our program search tool and major advising sheets.

VCU International Summer Institutes

VCU offers innovative, cost-effective programs with partner institutions abroad. These programs offer a wide array of courses in a variety of disciplines, in popular locations abroad.
  Location Area of Study
VCU at The American College of Greece (ACG) Athens, Greece Communications, Business, Economics, Mathematics, Psychology, and sciences. Flexible options for students in many majors.
VCU at The Sant'Anna Institute Sorrento, Italy Italian Language and Culture, Biology, Environmental Studies, Communications, Business, and Arts.
VCU at Santa Reparata International School of Art (SRISA)                                                                   Florence, Italy                                                  Arts, Fashion Design and Merchandising.

VCU Faculty-Led Programs

Each year VCU faculty members lead study abroad programs with intensive instruction in an international context.

  Location Area of Study
Vienna, Austria: Language and Culture Vienna, Austria German Language and Culture.
Atlantic History and Culture Bridgetown, Barbados African American Studies, Anthropology, English, Political Science and History.
Buddhism, Eco-Justice, and Society in Bhutan Bumthang, Bhutan International Studies, World Studies, Religious Studies, Anthropology.
China: Art and Culture in Beijing Beijing, China Painting and Printmaking
International Chamber Music: Colombia Cartagena, Colombia Music.
International Consulting Program Prague, Czech Republic
Athens, Greece
Tokyo, Japan
Guadalajara, Mexico
Córdoba, Spain
Eastern Africa: Democracy and Development Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Nairobi, Kenya
Arusha, Tanzania
Kigali, Rwanda
Entebbe, Uganda
Political Science, African American Studies, and International Studies.
Rural Development in Guatemala Quetzaltenango, Guatemala Urban and Regional Studies.
Nuclear Reactor Physics Practicum in Germany Dresden, Germany Nuclear Engineering.
City and Studio Berlin, Germany Photography.
Excavating Khirbet Arai, Israel Jerusalem, Israel Religious Studies, International Studies, and Anthropology.
Florence Revealed Florence, Italy Communication Arts.
Graphic Design in context Florence, Italy Graphic Design.
Italian Craft + Design Florence, Italy Craft and Material Studies, Interior Design.
Discover Medicine in Italy Fondi, Italy Honors College
A Taste of Italy Perugia, Italy Italian Language and Culture.
Community Health Promotion Negril, Jamaica Health, Physical Education and Exercise Science.
VCU Globe in Japan Tokyo, Kyoto, Hiroshima,
and Matsue, Japan
Global Education.
Lebanon: Media, Politics and Culture Beirut, Lebanon Mass Communications, International Studies, Political Science, Arabic.
Activist Scholars in Global Spaces Chiapas, Mexico Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies.
Spanish Language Cuernavaca, Mexico Spanish Language and Culture.
VCU Globe Service-Learning in Mexico Mexico City and Oaxaca,
Global Education and Spanish.
Visual Arts and Art History in the Andes Lima and Cusco, Peru Art History, Painting and Printmaking, Sculpture, and English.
Jeanology Guimarães, Portugal Fashion.
Dance in Africa - Senegal, West Africa Senegal, West Africa Dance.
Contemporary Social Challenges in Rural Communities in South Africa Durban and Johannesburg,
South Africa
Sociology, African American Studies, International Studies, and Anthropology.
Paleoanthropology and the Legacy of Human Evolution Cape Town and
Johannesburg, South
Anthropology and Biology.
Nursing in Spain Córdoba, Spain Nursing.
Film Studies in Thailand Bangkok, Thailand Film.
Media and Culture in Da Nang Vietnam Da Nang, Vietnam Mass Communications.
Zambia: Youth Mental Health Study and Service Learning Abroad Lusaka, Zambia Psychology, African American Studies.