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VCU Summer Programs

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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.

Please note that Monday, March 2, 2020 is the priority deadline for all VCU Summer Programs.  For the best chance of acceptance to a summer program, submit your completed application as early as possible, and no later than the priority deadline.  Applications received after the priority deadline will be considered on a case-by-case basis depending on space available.

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 Theater at Theater Academy London (TAL) London, UK Theater.
  

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.
International Chamber Music: Colombia Cartagena, Colombia Music.
International Consulting Program Prague, Czech Republic
Athens, Greece
Córdoba, Spain
Business.
Eastern Africa Development and Democracy Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Nairobi, Kenya
Arusha, Tanzania
Kigali, Rwanda
Entebbe, Uganda
Political Science, African American Studies, and International Studies.
Nuclear Reactor Physics Practicum in Germany Dresden, Germany Nuclear Engineering.
City and Studio Berlin, Germany Photography.
Guatemala: Contemporary Issues facing Indigenous Religions in a Neo-Colonial Context   Guatemala City, Panachel, Xela, Chichicastenango & Antigua, Guatemala Religious Studies, International Studies
Excavating Tell Hazor, Israel Jerusalem, Israel Religious Studies, International Studies, and Anthropology.
Florence Revealed Florence, Italy Communication Arts.
Graphic Design in context Florence, Italy Graphic Design.
Italy: Diet, Nutrition, and Culture in Fondi Fondi, Italy Health Sciences, Kinesiology.
Fashion in Florence Florence, Italy Fashion Design and Merchandising
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.
Jamaica Service Learning Community Health Promotion Negril, Jamaica Health, Physical Education and Exercise Science.
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,
Mexico
Global Education and Spanish.
The Netherlands: A Cross-Cultural Analysis of Harm Reduction Approaches in the Netherlands and the US Amsterdam and The Hague, The Netherlands Criminal Justice
Jeanology Guimarães, Portugal Fashion.
Paleoanthropology and the Legacy of Human Evolution Johannesburg, South
Africa
Anthropology and Biology.
Robotics in Barcelona Barcelona, Spain Engineering.
Nursing in Spain Córdoba, Spain Nursing.
Spain: Spanish Language and Migration Studies on the Camino de Santiago Madrid, Spain
Logrono, Spain 
Spanish Language, World Studies
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.