June 14, 2024

Study Abroad Programs: Area Studies

Immerse yourself in a diverse and fascinating world of cultural and regional exploration with our Area Studies study abroad programs. These programs offer a deep dive into the history, politics, economy, society, and culture of a particular region or country. Through a mix of coursework, cultural excursions, language study, and internships, you will gain a nuanced understanding of the region's complexities and challenges, as well as its strengths and potentials.

Our Area Studies programs cover a wide range of regions and countries, from Latin America, Africa, and Asia to Europe and the Middle East. You can choose from a variety of topics and themes, such as human rights, gender and sexuality, religion and spirituality, sustainability, and business and entrepreneurship. You will also have the opportunity to engage with local communities and experts, participate in cultural events and festivals, and explore historical landmarks and natural wonders. Whether you are a humanities, social sciences, or business student, our Area Studies programs will provide you with a unique and enriching study abroad experience that will enhance your academic and personal growth.

Subcategories for Area Studies

European Studies 181 programs
Spanish and Iberian Studies 136 programs
Asian Studies 116 programs
Latin American Studies 110 programs
Italian Studies 88 programs
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Area Studies - Featured Programs

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Study Abroad Reviews for DIS Copenhagen: Semester
DIS Copenhagen: Semester
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Study Abroad at DIS Copenhagen Ignite your love of learning, further your academic achievements, develop i...

4.4

221 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Madrid
Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Madrid

Designed for students at an advanced level of Spanish, the program structure of the School in Spain gives students the opportunity to perfect their Spanish competency thro...

4.5

75 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for UPCES - Study Abroad in Prague (CERGE-EI, Charles University)
UPCES - Study Abroad in Prague (CERGE-EI, Charles University)

Study abroad with UPCES in Prague and experience a semester of intellectual and cultural discovery in one of Europe's most remarkable cities.  UPCES is located in a histor...

4.6

57 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury – CMRS Oxford Humanities Program
Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury – CMRS Oxford Humanities Program

The Middlebury College-CMRS Oxford humanities Program offers a semester of yearlong study abroad experienc...

4.2

70 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Paris
Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Paris

Designed for students at an advanced level of French, the Middlebury C.V. Starr School in France provides opportunities to experience French culture in Paris - the cosmopo...

4.0

69 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for SIT Study Abroad: Argentina - Social Movements and Human Rights
SIT Study Abroad: Argentina - Social Movements and Human Rights

Study social movements in a country internationally renowned for its innovation and protagonism in the str...

4.8

15 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for CET Taiwan
CET Taiwan

CET Taiwan students want the best of both worlds—intensive Chinese language classes and an internship abro...

4.4

27 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for SIT Study Abroad: Nepal - Tibetan and Himalayan Peoples
SIT Study Abroad: Nepal - Tibetan and Himalayan Peoples

Learn about Tibetan and Himalayan politics and religion and the issues faced by communities in exile.The dynamics of Tibet and the Himalaya span from ancient times to the ...

4.8

9 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Florence
Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Florence

Florence is the embodiment of the Renaissance, which began in Tuscany during the fourteenth century and continued to influence the region and ultimately the world for four...

4.4

21 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix
Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence - Wellesley-in-Aix

Wellesley-in-Aix is  located in Aix-en-Provence a lively, charming city of 145,000 inhabitants located in southern France within easy distance of the Mediterranean coast a...

4.3

23 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury In Amman
Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury In Amman

Amman, founded in 7000 B.C., the capital and largest city in Jordan, is situated in a rolling area of northwest Jordan, just twenty-five miles from the Dead Sea.Seven surr...

4.6

19 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for PRESHCO: Study Abroad in Córdoba, Spain
PRESHCO: Study Abroad in Córdoba, Spain

PRESHCO (Programa de Estudios Hispánicos en Córdoba) will provide you with opportunities to develop your knowledge of Spanish language, literature, and culture in one of t...

4.3

34 reviews