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 University of Liverpool: Liverpool - Direct Enrollment & Exchange
University of Liverpool: Liverpool - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

The University of Liverpool is the ideal study abroad destination for undergraduates across all fields of study. Founded in 1881, the University of Liverpool is a founding...

4.6

4 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for The Experiment: Spain: Spanish Language & Culture
The Experiment: Spain: Spanish Language & Culture

Begin your Experiment in Spain’s capital, Madrid, exploring the famous sights, museums, and neighborhoods while trying authentic foods such as paella and pulpo. Take a day...

4.6

4 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for IES Abroad: Rabat - Study in Rabat
IES Abroad: Rabat - Study in Rabat

As you walk the boulevards of Rabat, it’s hard not to be enchanted by the mystery and tradition of this timeless city. From the bustling souqs (open-air markets) and energ...

4.8

3 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for SIT Study Abroad Nepal: Development, Gender, and Social Change in the Himalaya
SIT Study Abroad Nepal: Development, Gender, and Social Change in the Himalaya

Witness Nepal’s challenges in balancing tradition and modernity, while negotiating economic, political, and social change in a dynamic period of its history.In the past fe...

4.0

4 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for IES Abroad: Dublin - Study Abroad With IES Abroad
IES Abroad: Dublin - Study Abroad With IES Abroad

Your journey begins in the cultural center (and the heart) of Ireland: Dublin. Just think, you’ll be studying in the City of Literature that’s home to such literary greats...

4.6

4 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for The School for Field Studies / SFS: Chile – Climate Studies in Patagonia
The School for Field Studies / SFS: Chile – Climate Studies in Patagonia

In Chilean Patagonia, towering pinnacles clash with rivers of ice, and life persists in the face of challenging seasonal extremes. Penguins, foxes, sea lions, and guanaco ...

4.4

4 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury In Rabat, Morocco
Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury In Rabat, Morocco

For thousands of years, Morocco has benefited from the cross-cultural exchange of Berber, Arab, African, and European peoples, customs, learning, and gastronomy. Today, Mo...

3.8

6 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for SOAS, University of London: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange
SOAS, University of London: London - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

SOAS, University of London is the only Higher Education institution in Europe specialising in the study of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East. SOAS is a remarkable ...

3.8

6 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for CET Japan
CET Japan

The CET Japan program is designed to maximize language improvement and covers at least a full year of university-level Japanese! Practice your Japanese by living in an apa...

4.3

4 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for SIT Study Abroad: Jordan - Refugees, Health, and Humanitarian Action
SIT Study Abroad: Jordan - Refugees, Health, and Humanitarian Action

Witness the massive humanitarian response to the regional refugee crisis, with a focus on refugee health. Understand the impact of refugees in Europe during an excursion t...

4.8

3 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for IEF - International Economics and Finance Program (CERGE-EI, Charles University)
IEF - International Economics and Finance Program (CERGE-EI, Charles University)

For students of economics, finance, and business, a semester abroad is an essential way to gain a deeper understanding of the world economy.With the IEF program, students ...

4.9

4 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for DIS Summer in Scandinavia
DIS Summer in Scandinavia
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DIS Summer in Stockholm or CopenhagenWith DIS, you have the opportunity to study in Copenhagen, Stockholm - or both! Our summer calendar makes it easy to study abroad for ...

4.8

4 reviews