Short Term Programs

The programs listed below are part of a Valencia academic course. These short-term programs are led by Valencia faculty members and are one to two weeks long. They are held during spring or summer semesters. For most programs, participants must be a Valencia student, although some programs allow transient and non-credit students to enroll as audit students. Please note that some programs may have prerequisites and all participants must be 18 years of age or older. See How to Apply to Short-Term Programs for more information.

If you want to be considered for a program scholarship, you must:

  • Be a degree-seeking student at Valencia
  • Have completed 12 college level credits by time of travel
  • Meet minimum GPA requirements
  • Have no disciplinary or academic holds

Please check the  Sage Program Booklet to answer questions about program finances, health-care on study abroad, safety and emergency preparedness, as well as other topics.

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Spain

Spain

Honors Interdisciplinary Study Abroad (IDH 2955)

  • 1 credit hour
  • March 7 - March 15, 2020
  • Applications Closed

See the best of three exciting cities in Spain: Barcelona, Valencia, and Madrid. Relive medieval times, compare beaches, enjoy flamenco shows, partake in cooking classes, and more.  Program open to Honors students only.

Estimated Cost: $ 2,103.06
Peru Dental

Peru

International Service Learning (SLS 2940)

  • 1 credit hour
  • March 6 - March 14, 2020
  • Applications Closed

Travel to the Sacred Valley in Peru to learn more about dental health in South America and to provide 20 hours of Dental Hygiene service to the local community.  Visit breathtaking Inca ruins and experience the majesty of Machu Picchu.  Program open to Dental Hygiene students only.

Estimated Cost: $ 1,453.06
Peru Introduction to Environmental Science

Peru

Introduction to Environmental Science (EVR 1001)

  • 3 credit hours
  • April 25 - May 5, 2020
  • Accepting Applications

Experience firsthand environmental science in a developing country.  Travel to Peru to complete integrated service, learn about natural habitats, explore the Amazon Jungle, and marvel at the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu.

Estimated Cost: $ 2,959.18
Germany and Czech Republic

Germany & Czech Republic

Selected Topics in Biology (BSC 2933)

  • 1 credit hour
  • April 24 – May 3, 2020
  • Accepting Applications

Apply knowledge from biology into real life by completing international research and participating in a biology-focused trip enhanced with five hours of service learning.  Enjoy the cultures, sights, history, entertainment and food of Gottingen, Dresden, and Prague.

Estimated Cost: $ 1,685.06
Belize

Belize

Service Learning (SLS 2940)

  • 1 credit
  • June 24 - July 1, 2020
  • Accepting Applications

Join a journey of reciprocity, personal growth, and development through impactful service and exploration.  Beyond service, learn about diverse cultures, experience museums, dance presentations, a baboon sanctuary, snorkeling, and more.

Estimated Cost: $ 1,443.06
Guatemala

Guatemala

LinC: Introduction to Environmental Science & Mythology (EVR 1001 & HUM 2310)

  • 6 credit hours
  • May 21 – May 28, 2020
  • Accepting Applications

Experience a land less than three hours away by plane yet worlds apart in culture and environment.  Explore the rainforest, Mayan ruins/villages, beautiful lakes, and a landscape of volcanoes ringing the city.  Learn firsthand how nature intersects with mythology.

Estimated Cost: $ 1,468.36
France and Switzerland

France & Switzerland

International Politics (INR 2002)

  • 3 credit hours
  • June 21 - June 30, 2020
  • Accepting Applications

Experience the government in Europe firsthand at the European Parliament and the Council of Europe with its European Court of Human Rights.  In addition, tour the beautiful cities of Paris, Strasbourg, and Geneva.  See the Eiffel Tower, the Moulin Rouge, and much more!

Estimated Cost: $ 2,709.18
Norway and Denmark

Norway & Denmark

Mythology (HUM 2310)

  • 3 credit hours
  • July 1 - July 11, 2020
  • Accepting Applications

Embark on a journey steeped in ritual and history.  Experience Norse gods and mythology through incredible tours of Oslo, Copenhagen, Odense, and Aaolborg.  Visit museums, parks, cathedrals, and a recreated Viking village.  Examine mythological symbols and ideas through sites and artwork associated with Norse gods such as Odin and Thor.

Estimated Cost: $ 1,597.18
Ireland

Ireland

IT for International Business Travel (CGS 2038)

  • 1 credit
  • July 11 - July 19, 2020
  • Accepting Applications

Experience the culture, history, cuisine, and beauty of Ireland.  Enjoy daily excursions, castles, forests, historical tours, and more.  Explore and examine the use of information technology in an international setting.  No experience in IT or Business required.

Estimated Cost: $ 916.06