Covid-19 Update: Due to the global pandemic, short-term study abroad programs have been postponed until 2022. Please visit the FAQ page for more details.
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:
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.
Honors Interdisciplinary Study Abroad (IDH 2955)
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.
International Service Learning (SLS 2940)
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.
Introduction to Environmental Science (EVR 1001)
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.
Selected Topics in Biology (BSC 2933)
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.
Service Learning (SLS 2940)
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.
LinC: Introduction to Environmental Science & Mythology (EVR 1001 & HUM 2310)
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.
International Politics (INR 2002)
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!
Mythology (HUM 2310)
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.
IT for International Business Travel (CGS 2038)
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.