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IFSA-Butler Chilean Universities Program, Valparaíso

Valparaíso, Chile

Spanish majors may receive credit in the major, see the department website for more information.   Only this advanced language program is approved.

Language(s) of instruction available: Spanish
Program URL: http://www.ifsa-butler.org/chilean-universities-program-valparaiso.html
Research option: No
Types of accommodation: Homestay
Requires petition: No
Major(s): Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Social Sciences, Humanities, Sciences
URL for program evaluations: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/439297

IES Argentina: Advanced Spanish Program

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Spanish majors must consult with the department for credit in the major.   Amherst does not award credit for internships, therefore students interested in participating in the internship program must take it in addition to a full course load.  Students must receive credit from the University of Rochester, the school of record for IES.

Language(s) of instruction available: Spanish
Program URL: https://www.iesabroad.org/IES/Programs/Argentina/BuenosAires/BuenosAires_Advanced/buenosAiresAdvanced.html
Research option: No
Types of accommodation: Homestay
Requires petition: No
Major(s): Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Social Sciences, Humanities, Sciences
URL for program evaluations: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/439297

Arcadia University in Toledo

Toledo, Spain

The host university is the Fundación José Ortega y Gasset.  Spanish majors may receive credit in the major, see the department website for more information.

Language(s) of instruction available: Spanish
Program URL: http://www.arcadia.edu/abroad/default.aspx?id=6893
Research option: No
Types of accommodation: Homestay, Dorm with local students
Requires petition: No
Major(s): Anthropology, Art and the History of Art, Economics, English, European Studies, Fine Arts, History, Philosophy, Political Science, Religion, Spanish
URL for program evaluations: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/439297

Associated Colleges of the Midwest Florence: Arts, Humanities, & Culture

Florence, Italy

The ACM program combines studio art and art history courses and extra-curricular activities to help students learn how to "read" the city of Florence. 

Language(s) of instruction available: English, Italian
Program URL: http://www.acm.edu/programs/6/florence/index.html
Research option: Yes
Types of accommodation: Homestay
Term offered: semester - fall only
Requires petition: Yes
Major(s): Anthropology, Art and the History of Art, European Studies, Fine Arts, Visual Arts
URL for program evaluations: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/439297

Hebrew University: Spring in Jerusalem Honors Program

Jerusalem, Israel

Students may receive credit for the independent research, but not the internship.  Amherst expects students to take a language class (or class taught in Hebrew or Arabic) as one of their program courses.

Language(s) of instruction available: Arabic, English, Hebrew
Program URL: http://overseas.huji.ac.il/spring
Research option: Yes
Types of accommodation: Dorm with local students, Dorm with international students
Term offered: semester - spring only
Requires petition: No
Major(s): Anthropology, Art and the History of Art, Biology, Economics, English, Environmental Studies, History, Law, Jurisp and Social Thought, Neuroscience, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, Social Sciences, Humanities, Sciences
URL for program evaluations: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/439297

Tel Aviv University

Tel Aviv, Israel

The program requires you take Ulpan, an intensive Hebrew course prior to the start of the term.  Amherst does not award credit for summer or orientation courses.  Therefore, you must take a full course load during the semester.  Amherst expects students to take a language course, either Arabic or Hebrew, during the semester.

Language(s) of instruction available: Arabic, English, Hebrew
Program URL: http://www.telavivuniv.org/
Research option: No
Types of accommodation: Dorm with international students
Requires petition: No
Major(s): Anthropology, Art and the History of Art, Asian Languages and Civilization, Economics, English, Environmental Studies, History, Political Science, Religion, Sociology
URL for program evaluations: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/439297

Arcadia Center for Hellenic, Balkan, and Mediterranean Studies and Research

Athens, Greece

We expect students to take Greek as one of their semester courses.

Language(s) of instruction available: English, Greek
Program URL: http://www.arcadia.edu/abroad/default.aspx?id=6875
Research option: Yes
Types of accommodation: Apartment with program students
Requires petition: No
Major(s): Anthropology, Art and the History of Art, Classics, Economics, English, Environmental Studies, European Studies, History, Philosophy, Religion
URL for program evaluations: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/439297

NYU Accra

Accra, Ghana

Students may take courses at the NYU Accra Center, but htey may also take courses at two local universities: University of Ghana at Legon, Ghana's premier public university, and Ashesi University, a leading private college just outside of Accra. 

There is a special track for students interested in the arts at NYU Accra.  "Studio Arts in Accra" is only offered in the fall semester, but offers students an opportunity to work directly with local artists and take a variety of studio art courses. 

We expect students to take an African language course as one of their courses. 

Language(s) of instruction available: English
Program URL: http://www.nyu.edu/global/global-academic-centers1/accra.html
Research option: No
Types of accommodation: Apartment with program students
Requires petition: Yes
Major(s): Anthropology, Art and the History of Art, Black Studies, Economics, English, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Geology, History, Law, Jurisp and Social Thought, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, Theater and Dance, Women's and Gender Studies, Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Social Sciences, Humanities
URL for program evaluations: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/439297

UMass Oviedo

Oviedo, Spain

The University of Massachusetts operates this spring-semester only program, hosted by the Universidad de Oviedo in northern Spain. 

Language(s) of instruction available: Spanish
Program URL: http://www.ipo.umass.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=10139
Research option: No
Types of accommodation: Homestay
Term offered: semester - spring only
Requires petition: Yes
Major(s): Art and the History of Art, English, European Studies, History, Spanish, Humanities
URL for program evaluations: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/439297

Smith in Paris

Paris, France

Students take courses with Smith students, but also take courses in the arts, humanities, and the social sciences at local universities that are partnering with Smith in Paris, such as Université de Paris IV (Sorbonne), Université de Paris VII-Denis Diderot, Institut d’Études politiques (Sciences-Po), and other Parisian institutions for courses in studio art, music and dance.

Language(s) of instruction available: French
Program URL: http://www.smith.edu/studyabroad/paris.php
Research option: No
Types of accommodation: Homestay
Term offered: full-year
Requires petition: No
Major(s): European Studies, French, Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Social Sciences, Humanities
URL for program evaluations: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/439297

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New Office & Office Hours!

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

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