Millersville Programs

MU Summer/Winter Study Abroad Programs

MU has partnership agreements with multiple international institutions located around the globe. These programs have been site visited and are based on longstanding institutional relationships. Several of these MU partner universities offer summer and/or winter program options. Students will work with a Program Coordinator from the Office of Global Education to guide them through the study abroad process. 

    China

    Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics (JUFE)

    • Dates - June 13-22, 2016 (two weeks)
    • Eligibility - Same as general study abroad (no Chinese language proficiency required)
    • Types of Classes Offered - Students can earn 3 credits. 
      • Students participate in 1 formal lecture course:
        • Chinese Economics and Culture
      • Students participate in practical culture sessions as part of their course:
        • Kungfu
        • Calligraphy
      • Tour/Visit to local businesses
      • Travel excursions throughout Jiangxi Province
    • Housing - Residence Hall
    • Costs - Select the following link for an estimated worksheet of costs for the Summer 2015 session at JUFE: JUFE Summer Cost Worksheet [PDF]
    • Website - Jufe Webpage

    Chile

    Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (Summer)

    • Dates - May 22 - June 23, 2012 and/or June 25 - July 28, 2012
    • Eligibility - Same as general study abroad (no Spanish language proficiency required)
    • Types of Classes Offered - Beg./Int./Adv. Spanish Language, Chilean Conversation and Culture, Sociopolitical History of Latin America, Literature and Cinema
      • Select organized excursions
    • Housing - Host Family
    • Costs - Select the following link for an estimated worksheet of costs for the Summer 2015 session at PUCV: PUCV Summer 2015 Cost Worksheet [PDF]
    • Website -http://ucv.altavoz.net/prontus_unidacad/site/edic/base/port/portadainternacional.html

    Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (Winter)

    • Dates - Jan 2 - Feb 1, 2012 and/or Jan 31 - Feb 25, 2012
    • Eligibility - Same as general study abroad (no Spanish language proficiency required)
    • Types of Classes Offered - Beg./Int./Adv. Spanish Language, Chilean Conversation and Culture, Sociopolitical History of Latin America, Literature and Cinema
      • Select organized excursions
    • Housing - Host Family
    • Costs - Select the following link for an estimated worksheet of costs for the Winter 2012 session at PUCV: PUCV Winter Cost Worksheet [PDF]
    • Website - http://ucv.altavoz.net/prontus_unidacad/site/artic/20100921/pags/20100921154846.html

    France

    American Business School Paris (ABS)

    • Dates - 2 Sessions are scheduled:
      • Session I - May 23-June 24, 2016
      • Session II -June 27-July 29, 2016
    • Eligibility - Same as semester study abroad for ABS program (no French language proficiency required)
    • Types of Classes Offered - Classes are subject to change*
      • Session I* - Students can sign up for 2 classes for 6 credits. 
        • Oranizational Behavior & Management
        • Doing Business in Europe & Russia
        • Operations Management
        • Strategic Brand Management
        • International Business & Sustainable Development in Europe
      • Session II* - Students can sign up for 2 classes for 6 credits.
        • Creating & Developing Luxury Brands
        • Doing Business in Asia
        • The European Financial Crisis
        • Internatioal Relations & European Strategies
        • History of Arts, Literature & Photography
    • Housing - Shared Apartment (single or double occupancy), or Homestay
    • Costs - Select the following link for an estimated worksheet of costs for the Summer 2015 session at ABS: ABS Summer 2016 Cost Worksheet [PDF]
    • Website - ABS Website - Summer Page
    • For more information regarding the summer study abroad program through ABS, click on the following link: ABS Summer Study Abroad Brochure 

    Université de Caen Normandie (Caen)

    • Dates - Two sessions. Students may attend one or both sessions
      • Session 1- June 14 - July 1, 2015
      • Session 2- July 5 - July 22, 2015
    • Eligibility- Same as semester study abroad for Caen program (no French language proficiency required)
    • Types of Classes Offered- Beginner and Intermediate French Language 
      • French Language & Culture and Heritage
      • French Language & Business and Management
      • French Language & French Cinema
      • French Language & Equestrian Normandy
      • French Language & WWII History
      • French Language only, with Leisure and Visits (Receive credits for language portion only)
    • Housing - Residence Hall or Homestay
    • Costs - Select the following link for an estimated worksheet of costs for the Summer 2015 session at Caen: Caen Summer 2015 Cost Worksheet [PDF]
    • Website - Caen Website - Summer Program Page
    • For more information regarding the summer abroad program through Caen, click on the following link: Caen 2016 Summer Brochure and Caen Summer Study Abroad Pamphlet 2016.

    Germany

    Philipps-Universität Marburg - International Summer Universities (ISU)

    • Dates - July 16 - August 13, 2016
    • Eligibility - Same as semester study abroad for Marburg program (no German language proficiency required)
    • Types of Classes Offered - Students can earn 6 credits. 2016 Program Theme - Business, Politics, and Conflicts in a Changing World. 
      • Courses offered in English and German
      • Topics: Business and Accounting, Peace and Conflict Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Germany Studies, German Language (Beginning/Intermediate/Advanced)
      • Extensive Cultural Program (including excursions)
    • Housing - Residence Hall (single rooms) 
    • Costs - Select the following link for an estimated worksheet of costs for the Summer 2015 session at ISU: ISU Summer 2016 Cost Worksheet [PDF]
    • Website - ISU Webpage

    Japan

    Kansai Gaidai University (Kansai)

    • Dates - June 11, 2015 - July 24th, 2015 (Approx. 6 weeks) 
    • Eligibility - Same as general study abroad (no Japanese language proficiency required)
    • Types of Classes Offered -  Student can earn 7 credits. 
      • Japanese Language - Intended for students with no prior Japanese language study
      • Japanese History 
    • Housing - Residence Hall (Shared room, communal bathrooms and kitchens) 
    • Costs - Select the following link for an estimated worksheet of costs for the Summer 2015 session at Kansai: Kansai Summer 2015 Cost Worksheet [PDF]
    • Website - Kansai Webpage

    Northern Ireland, UK

    Queen's University Belfast

    • Dates - July 20 - August 7, 2015
    • Eligibility - Minimum 2.5 GPA
    • Types of Classes Offered - Classes focused on Irish Studies including history, anthropology, politics, music and theater, language and literature
    • Housing - Single rooms in dormitories
    • Costs - Select the following link for an estimated worksheet of costs for the Summer 2016 session at Queen's: Queen's Summer 2016 Cost Worksheet [PDF]
    • Website- http://www.qub.ac.uk/schools/IrishStudiesGateway

    To Apply

    Interested in any of these programs?

    Stop by the Office of Global Education and Partnerships in Cumberland House to complete an Initial Interest Sheet in order to meet with the Program Coordinator for whichever program you would like to pursue. The Program Coordinator will then instruct you as to the application process for studying abroad through an MU summer program.

    Summer applications are typically available on-line by mid December and due mid February. Don't delay meeting with a Program Coordinator because it is never too early to start planning academically and financially.