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Purchase offers a broad range of options for studying abroad for a semester, summer, or full academic year. With a wide variety of education abroad programs to choose from, you can find the appropriate program to fit your academic, personal, and professional needs. To find our short-term, exchange, and affiliated SUNY programs please visit Search Programs.
Below are the Purchase Faculty-Led Short Term Programs that we offer. These are programs that are led by Purchase faculty teaching Purchase courses abroad. Participating in these courses will count towards your GPA. This is good option for students who cannot go abroad for a semester or full academic year. We offer these short term programs in the summer and winter sessions.
2018 Summer Faculty Led Programs
No longer accepting applications
Summer in France
Professors Donna Cornachio and Rachel Owens give a brief introduction to the five-week summer program in Antibes, France.
Summer in India
Summer in India: Tibetan Buddhist Philosophy & Art
Professor Suzanne Ironbiter leads this program which takes students to a corner of India which has few study abroad programs, Dharamsala, India.
Summer in Spain
Summer in Spain
Professor Ager Gondra provides a brief introduction to the five-week summer program in Bilbao, Spain.
This program offers a hands-on, experiential educational opportunity to study the biology and ecology of the living reef and live organisms. Coral reefs are among the largest, most beautiful and most endangered ecosystems on earth. One of the world’s most impressive coral reef systems is found in the western Caribbean, along the coast of Central America. The island of Roatan, located thirty miles off the coast of Honduras, is the largest of the three Bay Islands and offers great accessibility to this reef.
This course involves scuba diving. Students must be certified and may learn it in advance or as part of the program in Roatan.
Summer in Italy
|Professor Lisa Jean Moore provides a brief introduction to the Sociology course that she will be teaching in Pisciotta, Italy.|
Summer in Prague
|Professor Lenka Pichlikova gives a brief introduction to the three-week program in Prague, Czech Republic.|