CIS Abroad Blog

New Program Offerings Abroad in 2023!

2023 is starting off strong with many exciting new program offerings! These new options include unique short summer programs, the ability to study and complete an internship at the same time, multi-country programs in Asia, and a community based service learning program- all in a wide range of academic areas.

Browse new programs here or read on to learn more about brand new programs and some old favorites (Summer in Asia - Japan & South Korea for example) that are back in action in 2023.

Below you'll find academic highlights along with estimated pricing and dates. 




Summer in Australia - University of Newcastle

June 8 - July 8

“Newy” is located a few hours north of Sydney on a gorgeous bit of coastline. The campus is a great mix of sustainable buildings and greenspace. Courses are mapped to the UN Sustainability Goals and include field trips with industry leaders. This program is a good fit for business, tourism, sports sciences, exercise sciences, ecology and wildlife management, sustainable/green engineering, ecology, psychology, and more. 



Semester Study + Intern in London - University of Westminster

Fall: Sept. 10 - Dec. 10

$22,490 - $23,690

Ranked number 1 in the UK for media and design, Westminster is a great choice for communications, journalism, and design majors. Other strong academic areas include natural and applied sciences, business, health, humanities, and social sciences. Internship placements are available in various business sectors, NGOs, humanities, arts, and social sciences. Add an internship course to round out your semester in the heart of London!


Summer Health Sciences in Dublin at University College Dublin

2 week: June 3 - June 17

4 week: June 3 - July 1

$4,890 (2 week), $7,890 (4 week)

This is a rigorous program, making it a great option for highly motivated and focused health sciences, nursing, and public health students. A two and four week option is available with students taking one or both of the following courses:

  • Critical Appraisal of Research for Healthcare
  • Health: A Systems Perspective

Summer Business Study + Intern at University College Dublin

May 30 - July 26


In the first two weeks, students take courses in international business and either sustainable finance or responsible management. These courses have an emphasis on ethics and sustainability, preparing students for best practices in the business world. During weeks three through eight, students complete an internship placement in marketing, business development, accounting, finance, business analytics, or human resources. Placements are customized based on the needs of the host organization and the student’s interests, employment history, academic background, and skills.



Semester Study + Intern on the Italian Coast - Sant'Anna Institute

Fall: Sept. 16 - Dec. 16


Based in beautiful Sorrento, Italy, this program has coursework and internship placements available in art, biology, communications, education, geology, international studies, Italian studies, marketing, marine science, social work, sports business, and women and gender studies.  

Summer Study + Intern on the Italian Coast

Session 1: May 28 - July 1

Session 2: July 2 - August 5

Session 1+2: May 28 - August 5

$6,490 - $12,490 (3 -12 credits)

Students can take 3-6 credits per session. Courses and internship placements are available in art, biology, communications, education, geology, international studies, Italian studies, marketing, marine science, social work, sports business, and women & gender studies.  

COMING SOON! A summer engineering program option on the Italian Coast.



Summer in Tokyo - J.F. Oberlin University

Session 1: June 10 - June 24

Session 2: June 24 - July 8

Session 3: July 8 - July 22

Students can select one, two, or three sessions.

$3,990 (one session), $5,690 (two sessions), $7,690 (three sessions)

A variety of course options are available in Japanese language, business, pop-culture, anime, and gender studies. This program is ideal for those interested in an urban experience in one of the most densely populated slices of our planet. 

Summer in Tokyo - Seisen University

Session 1: June 10 - June 24

Session 2: June 24 - July 8

Session 3: July 8 - July 22

Students can select one, two, or three sessions.

$4,090 (one session), $5,690 (two sessions), $7,290 (three sessions)

This option is ideal for students interested in intensive Japanese language and global studies. Located on a tranquil campus in the heart of bustling Tokyo, this program is great for connecting with enthusiastic Japanese students who want to exchange language and culture.



Semester in Seoul - Kyung Hee University

August 28 - December 17


Students can gain a global mindset on this program through coursework in finance and business administration, hospitality and tourism, mathematics, chemistry, physics, computer science and coding, and international relations. Kyung Hee has deep connections with the United Nations and with the leading universities of Asia, so it's great for students interested in East Asian relations in a global context. 



Semester in Barcelona - Business & Creative Industries

Sept 22 - Nov 25


LCI Barcelona offers a broad range of coursework in the creative industries (graphic design, fashion, photography, digital animation), as well as in business and entrepreneurship. LCI Barcelona offers a small campus with a creative environment, personalized attention, and the use of a project and competency-based pedagogical model. Students enhance career readiness through hands-on experiences within the design industry and art world of Barcelona.

Summer in Barcelona - Business & Creative Industries

June 10 - August 5

$9,890 - $11,290 (8-12 credits)

Students take two or three classes over the eight week session, selecting from graphic design, fashion, photography, digital animation, Spanish language, and business/entrepreneurship.

Summer in Barcelona - Universitat de Barcelona

Session 1: May 30 - June 30

Session 2: July 1 - July 28

Session 1+2: May 30 - July 28

$5,990 (one session), $9,990 (two sessions)

Ranked the #1 most innovative university in Spain, UB has elective classes taught in Spanish to accommodate all language levels (beginner to advanced) that make use of the city as their classroom. Typically students will have one classroom session and two city tours each week. Courses are available in Spanish language and culture, communications, social sciences, business, and humanities.



Service Learning in Thailand

Multiple sessions available throughout the year

$4,790 - $5,690

This program combines collaborative service projects across public health, education, community development and NGOs in northern Thailand, with our global community-based learning curriculum.


Summer in Asia - Japan and South Korea

June 10 - July 22


Students take one course at J.F. Oberlin University in Tokyo followed by one or two courses at Kyung Hee University in Seoul for a total of 6-9 US credits. Students study Japanese and/or Korean language and culture, or choose English-taught social sciences courses. This is the best of both worlds: serene campus settings with easy access to the vibrancy of Tokyo and Seoul.

Summer in Asia - Thailand & Cambodia

June 23 - August 1

$4,890 - $7,090 (depending on credits and housing selection)

This six week program based at Mahidol University includes a Chiang Mai excursion (a weekend in Chiang Mai exploring local temples, a Thai cooking class, and visit to the elephant sanctuary) AND an end-of-program trip to Cambodia which includes a half-day bicycle tour around Siem Riep and a sunrise visit to Angkor Wat. This is a great options for business with a focus on international business management, women's and gender studies, history, and humanities.