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Middlebury School in Brazil: Niterói

Niterói, Brazil

Amherst does not award credit for internships, therefore students interested in participating in an internship must take it in addition to a full course load.

Language(s) of instruction available: Portuguese
Program URL: http://www.middlebury.edu/sa/latin_america/brazil
Research option: No
Types of accommodation: Homestay
Requires petition: Yes
Major(s): Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Social Sciences, Humanities, Sciences
URL for program evaluations: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/439297

SIT Brazil: Social Justice and Sustainable Development

Fortaleza, Brazil
Language(s) of instruction available: English, Portuguese
Program URL: http://www.sit.edu/studyabroad/ssa_brr.cfm
Research option: Yes
Types of accommodation: Homestay, Apartment with program students
Requires petition: Yes
Major(s): Social Sciences, Humanities
URL for program evaluations: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/439297

Middlebury School in Brazil: Belo Horizonte

Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Amherst does not award credit for internships, therefore students interested in participating in an internship must take it in addition to a full course load.

Language(s) of instruction available: Portuguese
Program URL: http://www.middlebury.edu/sa/latin_america/brazil
Research option: No
Types of accommodation: Homestay
Requires petition: Yes
Major(s): Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Social Sciences, Humanities, Sciences
URL for program evaluations: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/439297

CIEE Shanghai: Accelerated Chinese Studies and China in the Global Context at East China Normal University

Shanghai, China

Students may enroll in the Accelerated Chinese Studies program or the China in the Global Context program.  Students will not receive credit for the required "Chinese Language and Culture Practicum" and must take an additional course in order to receive  a full semester's worth of Amherst credit.   Students will only receive credit for programs and courses that fall within the liberal arts; no credit will be given for business programs or courses and internships.  Students are strongly encouraged to live with host families or with Chinese roommates.  Hosted by East China Normal University.

You must receive credit from Spelman College, the school of record for CIEE.

Language(s) of instruction available: Chinese, English
Program URL: http://ciee.org/study/programOverview.aspx?pID=1793#1rightForYou
Research option: No
Types of accommodation: Homestay, Dorm with local students, Dorm with program students
Requires petition: No
Major(s): Asian Languages and Civilization, Economics, English, History, Political Science, Sociology, Women's and Gender Studies, Humanities, Sciences
URL for program evaluations: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/439297

Smith in Hamburg

Hamburg, Germany

This full year or spring semester program is a long-standing program in Hamburg and the only U.S. program at Universität Hamburg. 

Students may take courses at the Smith Study Center and at the University.  Class at the university are taken alongside local students, mostly in German but, with some exception, the program allows students to take courses in English.

Language(s) of instruction available: English, German
Program URL: http://www.smith.edu/studyabroad/spa_hamburg.php
Research option: No
Types of accommodation: Dorm with local students
Term offered: semester - spring only
Requires petition: No
Major(s): Art and the History of Art, Biology, Biophysics, Computer Science, Economics, English, Environmental Studies, European Studies, Film and Media Studies, Geology, History, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, Women's and Gender Studies, Social Sciences, Humanities, Sciences
URL for program evaluations: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/439297

University of Western Australia

Perth, Australia

A leading research university in Australia, the University of Western Australia has strong courses in the visual and performing arts, sciences, and geology.

Students may study through direct enrollment, or through either program provider Arcadia or IFSA-Butler.

Language(s) of instruction available: English
Program URL: http://www.studyat.uwa.edu.au/study-abroad-and-exchange
Research option: No
Types of accommodation: Dorm with local students
Requires petition: No
Major(s): Anthropology, Art and the History of Art, Biochemistry, Biology, Biophysics, Chemistry, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Geology, Neuroscience, Physics, Theater and Dance, Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Social Sciences, Humanities
URL for program evaluations: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/439297

University of East Anglia

Norwich, England

The University of East Anglia has a highly-regarded creative writing program.   Students can apply directly through the University of East Anglia, or with the IFSA-Butler program provider.

Language(s) of instruction available: English
Program URL: http://www.uea.ac.uk/study/study-abroad/incoming
Research option: No
Types of accommodation: Dorm with local students, Dorm with international students
Requires petition: No
Major(s): Art and the History of Art, English, Environmental Studies, European Studies, Music, Political Science, Performing Arts, Social Sciences, Humanities
URL for program evaluations: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/439297

Siena Art Institute

Siena, Italy

This program is affiliated with the Siena School of Liberal Arts, but is exclusively for studio art majors.

Language(s) of instruction available: English, Italian
Program URL: http://www.sienaart.org/
Research option: No
Types of accommodation: Homestay
Requires petition: Yes
Major(s): Art and the History of Art, Fine Arts, Visual Arts
URL for program evaluations: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/439297

IFSA-Butler in Egypt: Middle Eastern Music, Helwan University

Cairo, Egypt
Language(s) of instruction available: Arabic, English
Program URL: http://www.ifsa-butler.org/egypt-university-programs/egyptian-music-islamic-art-and-architecture.html
Research option: No
Types of accommodation: Homestay, Apartment with program students
Requires petition: Yes
Major(s): Music, Performing Arts
URL for program evaluations: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/439297

School for Field Studies Panama: Tropical Island Biodiversity and Conservation Studies

Bocas del Toro, Panama

Science majors must seek approval for credit in the major from the department.

Language(s) of instruction available: English, Spanish
Program URL: http://www.fieldstudies.org/panama
Research option: Yes
Types of accommodation: Apartment with program students
Requires petition: Yes
Major(s): Biology, Economics, Environmental Studies, Social Sciences, Humanities, Sciences
URL for program evaluations: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/439297

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New Office & Office Hours!

We've moved to 106 Converse!
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Tuesday 1:30pm-4:30pm
Wednesday 1:30pm -8pm
Thursday 3pm-8pm
Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

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