Short Term Programs

Short-term study abroad experiences are integrated into Valencia academic courses and led by Valencia faculty members.  Travel is one to two weeks long and 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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Renaissance & Baroque Hum (HUM 2232)

  • 3 credit hours
  • May 9, 2022 - May 22, 2022

Italy is a country of both bustling cities and serene countryside villages. It is a land of ancient history and unique culture. While touring the famous cityscapes of Rome, Florence, and Venice, students will experience Italian food and culture as well as dive deep into the arts and humanities in this 13-day experience.  Highlights include  multiple UNESCO world heritage sites, ancient cities, museums, cathedrals, and squares. 

Estimated Cost: $ 2,754.18


Honors Interdisciplinary (IDH 2955)

  • 1 credit hour
  • May 14, 2022 - May 21 2022

If you enjoy making lifelong friendships and learning about different cultures from the “native” perspective, then this trip is for you. Along with seeing beautiful sights both natural and manmade, you will experience culture alongside Dutch classmates at Koning Willem I College. You will attend classes, visit museums, and ride bikes together. You will get to experience their culture first hand.

Estimated Cost: $ 1,343.06


International Politics (INR 2002)

3 credit hours
June 19 - June 28, 2022

Experience the government in Europe firsthand at the European Parliament, Strasbourg’s European Union, and the Council of Europe with its European Court of Human Rights.  Come tour the beautiful and world-renouned cities of Paris and Strasbourg.  See the Eiffel Tower, the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Moulin Rouge, notable World Heritage sites, and much more!

Estimated Cost: $ 2,369.18


United Kingdom

United Kingdom

IT for International Business Travel (CGS 2038C)

  • 1 credit hour
  • July 15 - July 24, 2022

Explore the use of information technology in an international setting. Expand your cultural awareness while examining business uses of technology while in a foreign country.  A lab component of the course requires using digital communication, including Internet access and telephone communication using a smart-phone or tablet.  No previous IT or business experience is needed.  All are welcome!

Estimated Cost: $ 1,288.06


Service Learning (SLS 2940)

  • 1 credit hour
  • July 15 - July 25, 2022

Join us in Greece as we learn about Sea Turtles and ocean conservation efforts as we explore the Greek Isles. First, we will spend some time learning about Sea Turtle Preservation by visiting a facility located on Florida's East Coast. Then, while in Greece, we will learn about environmental education and sea turtle rescue in Athens, Santorini, and Crete.

Estimated Cost: $ 1,748.06