July 19, 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 CIEE: Amsterdam - Social Sciences + Humanities
CIEE: Amsterdam - Social Sciences + Humanities

Bring your interest in Dutch language, society, politics, and culture to this progressive, multicultural city for coursework across social science and humanities in Englis...

4.5

12 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Study Abroad in Egypt at the American University in Cairo
Study Abroad in Egypt at the American University in Cairo

With more than 35 undergraduate and 40 graduate programs, you are sure to find the right one for you. At AUC, we offer a wide and diverse range of U.S. and globally accred...

4.4

50 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Sant'Anna Institute: Sorrento - Live, Learn and Immerse in Italy
Sant'Anna Institute: Sorrento - Live, Learn and Immerse in Italy
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Sant'Anna Institute organizes semester and summer study abroad programs for American universities in Sorrento, Italy. While studying at Sant'Anna Institute, students not o...

4.5

25 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Abroadia: Havana - Cuban Culture Program
Abroadia: Havana - Cuban Culture Program

Infamous and colorful old cars. A mix of different cultures. 200 bays and 250 beaches. Discover the Cuban lifestyle and practice your Spanish in Cuba, the largest islands ...

4.9

6 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for American University of Paris: Direct Enrollment & Exchange
American University of Paris: Direct Enrollment & Exchange

Study Abroad at AUPWhether you’re already working toward your degree at another institution or looking for a unique program to launch your studies, spending a summer, a se...

4.2

18 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Queen Mary University of London Study Abroad programme
Queen Mary University of London Study Abroad programme

Queen Mary University of London is one of the UK’s leading research-focused higher education institutions and is one of the 24 prestigious Russell Group universities in th...

4.2

48 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for SIT Study Abroad: Jordan - Geopolitics, International Relations, and the Future of the Middle East
SIT Study Abroad: Jordan - Geopolitics, International Relations, and the Future of the Middle East

Study the complex history and politics of the Middle East and learn about efforts to promote peace and global security in Jordan’s capital, Amman.The Hashemite Kingdom of ...

5.0

11 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Yonsei University: Yonsei International Summer School
Yonsei University: Yonsei International Summer School

The Yonsei International Summer School (YISS) opened its doors in 1985 and since then, YISS has become an integral part of campus life based on a unique blend of Korean an...

4.7

7 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for The School for Field Studies / SFS: Panama - Tropical Island Biodiversity Studies
The School for Field Studies / SFS: Panama - Tropical Island Biodiversity Studies

Covered in lush rainforests, hundreds of mangrove islands, and coral reefs teeming with diverse marine life, the Bocas del Toro Archipelago serves as a living laboratory f...

4.7

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

The Middlebury C.V. Starr School in Germany provides students with the opportunity to experience one of two diverse sites. By studying and living alongside their German pe...

4.0

9 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for CIEE: Seoul - Arts and Sciences
Seoul - Arts and Sciences

CIEE’s Arts and Sciences program is designed for students to learn at a top-ranked Korean university and e...

4.4

13 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for SAI Study Abroad: Sorrento - Sant'Anna Institute (SA)
SAI Study Abroad: Sorrento - Sant'Anna Institute (SA)

SAI works in partnership with the Sant'Anna Institute to offer students a remarkable study abroad experience. Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea at the tip of the Amalfi Co...

4.6

8 reviews