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Study Abroad in Paris: Tips for Your Semester Abroad by Audrey Queyreyre and John Chrisman
Studying Abroad in Paris with Columbia University by Isabel Bohrer
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How to Study Abroad in France: Former Students Reflect on Their Experiences by Wendy Lyons
No Age Limits for Study Abroad in France by Carolita Blythe
Art Study in Florence with SACI: An Interview with Dean David Davidson by Gregory Hubbs
Study Abroad in Bologna: Slowing Down and Discovering the Good Life in Italy by Eamee C. Lanning
Living La Vita Fiorentina: One Spring Studying with API in Florence, Italy by Gillian Gurish
Study Abroad in Florence and Prague by Kenyon Whitehead
Immersion in Italy: Study Abroad Outside a Program by Ivan Fehrenbach
Discovering Rome as a Student Resident by Lisa Marie Halko
Education Programs in Russia: Inexpensive Engagement with Russia’s Cultural Life by Joshua Hartshorne
What to Know About Studying Abroad in Madrid by
Studying Abroad in Madrid through Middlebury College by Transitions Abroad's Student Advisor Isabel Bohrer
Studying Abroad Among the Elite: A Year at the London School of Economics by Chao Huang
Study at Nottingham University in England by Elizabeth L. Hatt
Direct Enrollment at Cambridge or Oxford by Amanda Ruggeri 
Living and Learning in Oxford: The University is a Town with 40 Colleges by Emily Hilk
Study Abroad at Oxford University, England: A New Education by Kelsey O’Brien
Advanced Studies Abroad in Bath, England by Regina Toto
Sports and Study Abroad in England: Combine the Two for a Full Cultural Experience by Bruce Myint
Postgraduate Study in Manchester, England: The City Has All a Student Could Want by Andrea Berg
Overseas Experience in England Leads to Activism at Home by Shannon Cun Lin Hy
University of Cambridge International Summer Schools
Study at one of the world’s leading universities. Discover a variety of interdisciplinary and specialist courses which include History, Ancient Empires, Medieval Studies, Science, Literature, Creative Writing and Hanseatic League, or opt for an interdisciplinary programme where you choose subject areas according to your specific interests. Programmes run from one to six weeks and are taught by leading Cambridge scholars and guest subject specialists.

The four-week Cambridge English for Academic Purposes programme comprises a two-week academic English and study skills course plus one, or more, of our main specialist Summer Schools.

Anyone who is fluent in English, already undertaking university-level study, or at a later stage in their career or retired is welcome. Students can stay in an historic College and participate in excursions and social events.

University of Cambridge Summer Study Abroad Cost: Varies according to the length and type of programme chosen. Please see our website for full details.
Contact: International Programmes, University of Cambridge, Madingley Hall, Madingley, Cambridge CB23 8AQ UK
Tel: +44 (0) 1223 760850.
Email: intenq@ice.cam.ac.uk
Website: www.ice.cam.ac.uk/courses/summer-schools
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NYU Global Programs
Stay on track in your major while studying abroad at one of NYU’s global locations in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Australia, Europe, and the Middle East. Subject courses are taught in English, and language courses are offered at all levels.
Dates: Study abroad for a semester, year, summer, or January term.
Contact: NYU Office of Global Programs, 110 East 14th Street, Lower Level, New York, NY 10003-4170.
Website: www.nyu.edu/studyaway
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DIS: Copenhagen as your home, Europe as your classroom
DIS offers you a unique summer, semester or year immersion experience in one Europe’s most cutting edge cities! Choose between 16 core programs relevant to your major and build your course load from 150 elective courses taught in English. Courses include a blend of lectures, hands-on field studies, practicums, and study tours engaging both Denmark and Europe. Explore Europe with DIS!

Study in Europe, Live in Copenhagen Dates: Semester, Summer, and Year
Tel: 1.800.247.3477
Email: Dis@umn.edu
Website: www.dis.dk
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Study Abroad in Europe with GlobaLinks Learning Abroad — What will you discover?
GlobaLinks Learning Abroad offers semester/year, summer, research, and degree programs throughout Europe. Your study abroad experience is uniquely your own, and we recognize that you have individual goals and aspirations for your overseas program. Our Discovery Model combines the design of our programs along with the support of our U.S. and overseas staff, to offer all participants the unique advantage of discovery in 5 key areas: personal, academic, cultural, social, and professional. Each semester program includes a multi-day onsite Bridging Cultures Orientation Program. Scholarships are available and housing is guaranteed. Contact us to learn how we are different.

Dates: Varies
Cost: Varies. We strive to offer affordable programs. Financial aid is transferrable to our programs and scholarships are available.
Contact: GlobaLinks Learning Abroad, 12050 N. Pecos St. Suite 320, Westminster, CO 8034
Tel: 1-800-980-0033
Email: studyabroad@globalinksabroad.org
Website: www.globalinksabroad.org
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Studio Art Centers International (SACI)
Studio Art Centers International (SACI) is a comprehensive accredited art institution. Located in the heart of Florence, Italy, SACI specializes in studio art, art history, art conservation, architecture, design, and Italian cultural studies. Courses are offered in English in over 40 different Studio and Academic disciplines at all levels.

SACI has 5 programs of study: Academic Semester/Year Abroad, Late Spring/Summer, Post-Baccalaureate, MFA in Studio Arts & MFA in Photography
Dates: Sep-Dec; Jan-Apr; May-Jun; Jun-Jul.
Cost: See website
Contact: SACI, Assistant Director of Admissions, 50 Broad Street Suite 1617, New York, NY 10004
Tel.: 212-248-7225
Email: admissions@saci-florence.edu
Website: www.saci-florence.edu
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Accademia Riaci
Accelerated One-Year/Semester Art Program in Florence
Accademia Riaci, set in the heart of Florence, offers unique, quality, diploma-bearing art courses in various in more than 15 Artistic Majors to choose from for emerging artists. Take this opportunity to learn directly from some of the leading Florentine artists, with tailored instruction of basic to higher level skills & techniques, of both the most traditional and the latest trends.
Masters Course of Art, Design, and Language.
Accademia Riaci's Masters' program in pursuit of higher Artistic Development in more than 15 majors of art, design, and language. REQUIREMENTS: Graduate of Riaci's BASIC and/or ONE-YEAR COURSE; Graduates of 4 year colleges in design; Equivalent working / training exerience in a specific field, and desire to pursue their studies in a further advanced level.

Contact: accademiariaci@accademiariaci.info, www.accademiariaci.info

API in Ireland
API offers comprehensive semester, summer and year study abroad programs in Cork, Galway, and Limerick, Ireland. Students will be able to directly enroll in the Irish universities and select from virtually all of the courses offered in topics such as liberal arts, business, humanities, engineering, science, and more.
API in Italy
API
offers comprehensive semester, summer and year study abroad programs in Florence, Rome, and Syracuse, Italy. All courses are conducted in English, and Italian language classes are offered at all levels. Topics of study include culinary studies, humanities, international studies, social sciences, studio art, and natural sciences.
API in the United Kingdom
API
offers comprehensive semester, summer, and year study abroad programs in Leeds and London, UK. Students in Leeds will be able to directly enroll in university classes and select from a wide variety of courses. Students in London can select from an arts/communications program, or a more general studies program.

Visit: www.apistudyabroad.com

The Aegean Center for the Fine Arts
Italy/Greece Fall Semester
The Fall Session at the Aegean Center begins in the Tuscan city of Pistoia, Italy, and concludes at our permanent facility on the Greek island of Paros. This schedule allows participants to study and base work on the two most important inter-related Mediterranean traditions of art in a single program.

Contact: applications@aegeancenter.org, www.aegeancenter.org

BROCKPORT (SUNY) Study Abroad Programs throughout the UK and Ireland
Overseas program participants studying in Ireland at one of our 13 programs in England or at one of four universities in Scotland will be given the opportunity to study at a highly acclaimed university while living in cities such as London, Oxford (England); Stirling, Glasgow, St. Andrew's (Scotland): or Maynooth (Ireland); just to name a few. Brockport also offers full and part-time internship opportunities in London, England. All participants studying or interning in London will be given a detailed on-site orientation upon arrival and offered a full program of field trips throughout the semester, given by Brockport's Resident Director in London.

Visit: www.brockportabroad.com

CEPA Europe International Undergraduate Study Program — German Language and Culture
The university program is offered in cooperation with the University of Marburg and designed for students who want to learn more about German and European culture, economy and politics and learn the German language or refresh their German by participating in an intensive language course. All university courses offered in a combination of German and/or English are possible. Students are able to earn up to 17 US credits.

Contact: programs@cepa-europe.com, www.cepa-europe.com

City College of San Francisco
Semester in Florence with City College of San Francisco
On this program, your home base will be a furnished apartment in the city of Florence, while you attend Italian Language classes at the Scuola Leonardo da Vinci, located in the historic center. Other classes include Art History and Humanities: Music, Art and Literature. Class time will be spend in lecture, as well as visiting churches, museums, and monuments and attending musical performances.
Semester in Madrid with City College of San Francisco
Spend a semester in vibrant Madrid, the city "that never sleeps," while attending Spanish Grammar and Conversation classes at La Complutense Madrid. Students also have the option of attending Art History and Spanish Civilization classes. The latter are taught in English and include a variety of site visits to museums, monuments and sites of historic interest.

Visit: www.ccsf.edu/Departments/Study_Abroad/

Firenze Arti Visive
Studio Art in Florence, Italy
Firenze Arti Visive is a non-profit visual arts program founded by artists for artists. Many visions and diverse voices comprise this unique and progressive program that offers an in depth studio arts education with accredited courses at the University undergraduate level. A key factor that distinguishes Firenze Arti Visive apart from other programs is the emphasis on small classes, interdisciplinary study, creative investigation and individual dialogue.

Contact: info@firenze-artivisive.org, www.firenze-artivisive.org.

German Studies in Lüneburg
Live and study in a beautiful city dating back more than 1,000 years. Intensive language studies fulfilling up to 2 years of university language requirements in only 1 semester. Additional courses in history, political science, culture, literature, etc. Program-organized field trips and housing.

Contact: University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC), usac@unr.edu, usac.unr.edu.

Ithaca College London Center
The Ithaca College London Center offers challenging coursework and internships in many fields. An intensive theatre program is also available. The program includes field trips to locations both in and out of London, weekend excursions, and a wide range of cultural events designed to fully immerse students in British culture.

Visit: www.ithaca.edu/oip/london/

Junior Year in Munich
Founded in 1953, the Junior Year in Munich (JYM) is America's oldest academic year abroad program in Germany with 3,400 alumni from 500 colleges and universities across the U.S. JYM enjoys unique status in Germany as an institute at the Ludwig Maximilian Univ. (LMU) of Munich. Students live in German student housing, have the entire LMU curriculum available to them, and receive a Wayne State Univ. transcript for all coursework completed in Munich. Internships available. JYM distributes approximately $30,000 in scholarships each year. All instruction is in German. Full year and semester options are available.Scholarships and financial aid available.

Contact: Junior Year in Germany, Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI 48202; 313-577-4605; jym@wayne.edu, www.jym.wayne.edu.

Oslo International Summer School
Come to Norway—Meet the World!
The International Summer School (ISS) is an academic center for learning in an international context, and a forum for fostering intercultural understanding. Every summer from late June to early August it welcomes some 500 students from all over the world to its wide variety of graduate and undergraduate courses, mostly within the liberal arts and social sciences.

Contact: iss@stolaf.edu, Univ. of Oslo International Summer School.

Oxford Advanced Studies Program
An academic summer course at Magdalen College, Oxford, for high school sophmores, juniors and seniors. A wide range or subjects is offered and one of the features of the course is the weekly one-on-one tutorial. Classes are complemented by a full calendar of visits and activities, including London, Stratford, Stonehenge, and Warwick Castle.

Contact: Ralph Dennison, Oxford Advanced Studies, 12 King Edward St., Oxford OX1 4HT, U.K,; 011-44-1865-793333; ralph.dennison@oasp.ac.uk, www.oasp.ac.uk.

Penn-in-Alicante, Spain
For students interested in the language, literature, and culture of Spain, this program combines classroom instruction with visits to points of cultural and historical interest, including Madrid and Toledo. Students live with local families.
Penn-in-London, England
For students interested in theater and literature, this program offers first-hand opportunities to experience the best in traditional and contemporary British theater, from page to footlights.
Penn-in-Tours, France
6-week intensive program set in the Loire Valley, with full language immersion. Students live with French families.
Penn-in-Venice, Italy
For students interested in intensive beginning and intermediate language courses and cultural studies in art history taught in one of the world’s most beautiful cities. Numerous cultural opportunities and field trips offer a valuable supplement to class work.

Contact: Penn Summer Abroad, Univ. of Pennsylvania; www.sas.upenn.edu/summer/programs/abroad.

Performing Arts Abroad — Theater, Music and Dance Programs in England, Ireland and Italy
Performing Arts Abroad (PAA) offers year- and semester-long programs in Theater, Music and Dance in England, Ireland and Italy. Take Irish dance at the Irish World Academic of Music and Dance in the traditional city of Limerick; study dramatic theory, performance studies, and theater history in London, where modern theater began; or learn from some of the best vocal and instrumental musicians in Florence, one of Italy's most important cultural centers. With PAA, the whole world's a stage!

Contact: info@performingartsabroad.com, www.performingartsabroad.com/study-abroad

Saint Louis University — Madrid Campus
Over 200 courses in a wide variety of disciplines taught in English and Spanish are offered each semester (more than 45 each summer session!) at Saint Louis University - Madrid Campus, the premier American Jesuit university in Spain. The Madrid Campus is located in the university area of Madrid with superb metro and bus access to the entire urban area.

Contact: admissions@madrid.slu.edu, spain.slu.edu

Santa Reparata International School of Art
Semester and Summer Art Courses in Florence, Italy
Santa Reparata offers accredited semester and summer courses in studio art and art history. The school is located in the historical center of Florence, and provides housing in nearby apartments. The faculty is made up of Italian and American artists andd scholars and all teaching is in English.

Contact: info@santareparata.org, www.santareparata.org

Semester in Spain
Semester, year, summer, and January terms for high school graduates, college students, and adult learners. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced Spanish language studies along with Spanish literature, culture, history, and art. All courses taught in Spanish by native Spaniards. Four courses per semester, 1 course per short term, 4 credits per class. Homestays are arranged for all students.

Contact: spain@trnty.edu, www.semesterinspain.org.

Spanish Language Immersion Program in Madrid, Spain
The Spanish Language Immersion Program in Madrid is a four-week, intensive study of the language and culture of Spain. Open to SDSU students, students at other colleges and universities, and the general public. Participants earn four units of SDSU resident credit in Spanish; up to six units can be earned for an additional unit purchase fee. Living accommodations with Spanish-speaking families throughout Madrid. Courses are taught by the faculty of the Center for Spanish Studies at Antonio de Nebrija University in Madrid. Universidad Antonio de Nebrija is a small private university founded in 1985 and noted for its emphasis on Spanish language and literature instruction for international students.

Contact: travel.program@sdsu.edu, www.ces.sdsu.edu/travel/

The Aegean Center for the Fine Arts
Italy/Greece Fall Semester
The Fall Session at the Aegean Center begins in the Tuscan city of Pistoia, Italy, and concludes at our permanent facility on the Greek island of Paros. This schedule allows participants to study and base work on the two most important inter-related Mediterranean traditions of art in a single program.
Paros, Greece Spring Semester
The Spring Session is held at our permanent facility on the Greek island of Paros. Partly because of its famous marble, Paros has been an important part of civilization since 5,000 BC. Painting, photography, vocal studies and more are offered as part of our 12-week program.

Visit: www.aegeancenter.org

University of St Andrews
International Students at the University of St Andrews Scotland
The University of St Andrews has a thriving International Community. Our University welcomes applications from students with international backgrounds and accepts all overseas qualifications. St Andrews University is distinguished for its research as well as for its high-quality teaching and attracts students from schools, colleges and universities all over the world.

Visit: www.st-andrews.ac.uk/admissions/

University of Gastronomic Sciences in Bra, Italy
Three-Year Undergraduate Degree in Gastronomic Sciences
The degree course offers an education in the fields of history, the humanities, science and technology, economics, management and food communications. Graduates enter the employment market with a solid cultural background, a multidisciplinary knowledge of food culture and science, production processes and regions. Classroom lectures are complemented by stages, field trips that give first-hand experience of food and beverage production and promotion in Italy and worldwide.
Master in Gastronomic Sciences and Quality Products
The Master in Gastronomic Sciences and Quality Products is taught primarily in Italian, and focusses on providing a thorough knowledge of foods and their gastronomic and sensory values, covering production, marketing, tasting and communication of products. Products such as wine, olive oil, cheese, pasta, fish and tomatoes are studied from a number of perspectives such as history, technology and tasting while stages in Italy and the rest of Europe bring students into direct contact with producers.
Master in Food Culture: Communicating Quality Products
The Master in Food Culture: Communicating Quality Products is taught in English, aims to educate students about quality food products as well as the communication and promotion of such products based on a thorough anthropological and historical study of food consumption, not only in Italy but also the rest of Europe. Subjects include Food Journalism, Anthropology of Food, History of the Cookbook and Psychology and Sociology of Consumption.

Contact: info@unisg.it, www.unisg.it

Univerity of Durham / Centre for Industrial Automation & Manufacture
MSc / Diploma in Design, Manufacturing & Management
Benefit from the unique in-company teaching methods of our 12 month / 9 month full time course, that offers "real life" case study material & presentations by industrial practitioners. Enjoy the flexibility to tailor our course to your own needs. With only three core from eight possible modules, you can concentrate on design, manufacturing or management. Our extensive links with local industry could offer a 6 month / 2 month industrially based research project that will allow the practical application of course taught theory.

Visit: www.dur.ac.uk

University of Essex International Programmes
Essex is academically strong with high standards of teaching and research.  Students follow the same courses and assessments as normal undergraduates. The friendly international campus of around 7,800 students is set in 200 acres of parkland, 50 minutes from London by train, 40 minutes to Stansted Airport for European destinations.

Visit: www.essex.ac.uk/studyabroad/

The University of Georgia Studies Abroad Program in Cortona, Italy
Primarily a studio art program which includes art history in a small Tuscan hilltown. Three semester hours of university credit for each course taken. Spring and fall terms last about 13 weeks and summer term lasts about 9 weeks. Classes can be taken at the undergraduate and graduate level

Visit: art.uga.edu/programs/studies-abroad/cortona

Univ. of Lausanne, French Summer Courses
Courses are taught in French in 4 series of 3 weeks each which are aimed at elementary to advanced levels. We also offer 2 courses for beginners for a period of 6 weeks. One of more series may be attended. Classes are constituted according to the students' test results.

Contact: Univ. of Lausanne, “Cours de Vacances BFSH,” CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland; 011-41-21-692-30-90, fax 011-41-21-692-30-85; CoursDeVacances@cvac.unil.ch, www.unil.ch/cvac.

University Studies Abroad Consortium
Italian Studies in Torino and Viterbo, Italy
These Italian programs offer intensive courses in Italian language and culture, in addition to a diversified curriculum in business, economics, art, architecture, literature, etc. Torino is located at the base of the majestic Alps and hosted the 2006 Winter Olympics. Viterbo is centrally located between Rome and Florence, with the Mediterranean Sea within an hour.
Spanish Studies in Bilbao, Alicante, Madrid, and San Sebastian
These programs offer intensive language studies. In addition to fulfilling up to 2 years of university language requirements in only 1 semester, business courses and a new MBA program are available in Bilbao. Basque studies are available in San Sebastian, and art history studies are available in Madrid. Some elective courses are taught in English and Spanish. Program-organized field trips, housing options, and many university activities.

Contact: USAC, usac.unr.edu

Vienna Master Courses for Music
Master classes (2 weeks) in: singing, opera, lied, piano, violin, cello, guitar, conducting, flute. Diploma for active particiantion, certificate for listeners, final concerts. Twenty lessons per week. Instructors are leading artists or renowned teachers.

Contact: www.wiener-meisterkurse.at

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