If you cannot spend a full semester abroad during your junior or senior year, a short-term program might be perfect for you. Short-term study abroad and U.S. based programs are available to all students, freshmen through seniors. General program information is available below or in the Office of International Programs, while specific questions about course content should be addressed to the faculty member leading the program for which students are applying.
Program information is subject to change at the discretion of the Office of International Programs.
Step 1: Review your program options
U.S.-Based Summer Programs
June 1-28, 2014
CHP390 Field School in Historical Archaeology (6 credits)
Faculty: Dr. Jon Marcoux
Summer Programs (May-June)
May 29 to June 22, 2014
Spanish language course (elementary, intermediate or advanced based on on-site language placement test) (3 credits)
SPA322 Contemporary Hispanic Life (3 credits)
Faculty: Dr. Linda Crawford
County Donegal, Ireland
May 24 to June 7, 2014
NUR475 Service Learning IV (3 credits)
Faculty: Jacqueline Janicki
May 27 to June 11, 2014
ART398/CHP399/PEL299 Greece in the Age of Athena: Ancient Art and Archeology in Athens, Attica and Delphi (3 credits)
Faculty: Dr. Anthony Mangieri
May 27 to June 26, 2014
Multiple courses offered. Students choose two courses (6 credits).
Courses taught by Salve Regina faculty:
ENG399/PEL299: The Literature of Oxford (3 credits)
POL399/PHL399/ADJ399/PEL299: Oxford and the Study of Law (3 credits)
Courses taught by St. Clare’s faculty in art history, history, religion and English literature
Faculty: Dr. Stephen Trainor and Dr. Thomas Svogun
May 25 to June 27, 2014
Multiple courses offered. Students choose two courses (6 credits). List of AUR course offerings.
Courses taught by American University of Rome faculty in art, cinema, marketing, communications, management, politics, history and religion
Faculty: Dr. Karen Abbondanza de la Motte and Dr. Robert Russell
Australia - Internship Abroad
May 28 to July 27, 2014
MGT491 Professional Internship in Business (3 or 6 credits)
May 18 - 29, 2014
HUM581 Heidegger’s Ister: Art, Technology, and War (1 credit)
Faculty: Dr. Craig Condella
Cost: $3,900 tentative
Step 2: Review short-term study abroad eligibility requirements
- Minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA.
- Office of Student Affairs review. Student conduct records are reviewed as part of the study abroad application process. Students must be in good disciplinary standing at the time of application to be fully accepted into a short-term study abroad program. Students with minor disciplinary infractions on record may be conditionally accepted at the discretion of the director of international programs.
- Participation in a short-term study abroad program is contingent upon the student being in good financial standing at the time of departure. If applicable, students should consult with their parents, the Office of Financial Aid and the Business Office to discuss program costs and payment options.
- Availability of academic credits to fulfill degree requirements. Students who want to participate in a short-term study abroad program for the sole purpose of personal enrichment will be considered on a space-available basis.
Step 3: Apply to your short-term study abroad program by the application deadline.
Click here to apply online. Applications must be submitted by the application deadline listed on your program’s information sheet.
When completing the online application, you must have the following information ready to upload to the application:
- A copy of your valid passport (may be submitted after application deadline). Must be valid for at least six months after the end date of the program for which you are applying.
- A recent picture of yourself. Photo should be cropped to a head shot (head and shoulders only) and be saved as a JPG.
- A goal statement (200-250 words) explaining why you would like to participate in the short-term study abroad program for which you are applying. What goals do you hope to accomplish academically, personally and professionally while abroad? Why did you select the program for which you are applying?
The following application materials will need to be submitted to the OIP:
You may drop these off at the Gatehouse or email them to email@example.com.
- A copy of your Salve Regina academic evaluation report (available through My Salve).
- Faculty reference(s). Faculty may submit the reference to you or directly to the OIP. Your application will not be complete until we receive your faculty reference(s). Submit two faculty references if you are applying to the Ireland program. Submit one faculty reference for all other programs.
Next Steps: What to Expect After You Submit Your Application
All applicants will receive notification via email within 10 business days of their program's application deadline informing them if they have been approved for their abroad program. This email contains important information about the next steps for all accepted students.
- Accepted students must pay a $1,200 deposit and submit any required post-acceptance forms as per the instructions in the acceptance letter to hold their spot in the study abroad program. Any student who fails to pay the deposit or submit required post-acceptance forms may forfeit their spot in the program.
- The Participation Agreement for Parents/Legal Guardians will be emailed or mailed to your primary emergency contact. This must be signed and returned to the Office of International Programs.
- The Office of International Programs will make applicable group travel arrangements and purchase supplemental international travel insurance for all deposited students. Students will receive information about the insurance policy and proof of coverage at pre-departure orientation.
- Program participants will receive names and email addresses for their faculty leaders and fellow program participants from the Office of International Programs. Please notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you prefer not to have your name included on this list.
- Check your salve.edu email account frequently. Deposited students will receive emails from the Office of International Programs and faculty member(s) leading their study abroad program about important pre-departure meetings, course requirements and program information.
- All deposited students must attend the mandatory pre-departure orientation meeting listed in their acceptance letter. Parents and/or legal guardians are welcome to attend pre-departure orientation as well.
- The Office of International Programs will register all program participants with the U.S. State Department's Smart Traveler Enrollment Program prior to program departure.