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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 American Business School Paris (ABS) Paris, France Business, Economics, Finance, Fashion Merchandising, French, Management, Marketing, Photography, Political Science.
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 at Kyung Hee University Seoul, South Korea Climate Emergency & Global Action. Peace & Civil Society. Globalism & Cultural Diversity. 
VCU at the University of Westminster London, UK Many majors. 
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.
Germany Transatlantic Development Seminar Kaiserslautern, Germany Urban Studies
Ghana: Bridging Gaps in Behavioral Health Ghana
Togo & Benin (Optional trip extension)
Education
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 History, 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.
VCU Globe in Japan Shimane, Japan Global Education
Lebanon: Media, Politics and Culture Beirut, Lebanon Mass Communications, International Studies, Political Science, Arabic.
Spanish Language Cuernavaca, Mexico Spanish Language and Culture.
VCU Globe Service-Learning in Mexico Oaxaca,
Mexico
Global Education and Spanish.
Mexico: Innovation, Diversity and Language Training through Physics San Andres Cholula, Mexico Physics
The Netherlands: A Cross-Cultural Analysis of Harm Reduction Approaches in the Netherlands and the US Amsterdam and The Hague, The Netherlands Criminal Justice
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
Zambia: Youth Mental Health Study and Service Learning Abroad Lusaka, Zambia Psychology, African American Studies.