Short Term/Summer Programs
*Important note for students interested in upcoming short-term and summer affiliate programs:
All students interested in short-term or summer affiliate programs will apply online. Beginning September 20, and Apply Now button will be active on the program’s brochure page. Check out the list of summer and J-term short-term program options here.
Application Deadline for HWS Faculty-Led programs is October 31 2016.
HWS faculty-led programs for summer 2017
Cuba: Inside the New Cuba with Professor Juan Liebana.
Inside the New Cuba will trace and explore the evolution of Cuban society from the revolution of 1959 to the present. Drawing upon historical documents, literature, print media, films and music, the course will examine the impact of the revolution on Cuban society, as well as on the contemporary history of Latin America and the United States…
Greece: Sanctuaries and Cities: the polis culture of Ancient Greece with Professor Jim Capreedy.
Sanctuaries and Cities: the polis culture of Ancient Greece will explore in depth how monuments and buildings define spaces and reflect values. How can political or social institutions affect the development of civic space? The group will explore places such as Delphi, Corinth, Sparta, and Athens and examine firsthand how the archaeology of these spaces characterized the polis culture of Ancient Greece…
Wales: Outdoor Education: Theoretical Issues in Outdoor Pursuits with Dean Mapstone in Partnership with University of Wales Trinity St. David.
This course will be a combination of academic theory and hands-on outdoor activities, including hiking, camping, caving, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, mine exploration, rock climbing and mountain biking…
HWS faculty-led programs for J-term (Dec 2017 – Jan 2018)
Chile: Stargazers and Dreamers in Chile: Literature and Astronomy in Chile with Professors May Farnsworth and Leslie Hebb.
Stargazers and Dreamers in Chile: Literature and Astronomy in Chile offers an interdisciplinary exploration of astronomy and nature, the human experience, and literary expression in Chile. Students will engage in astronomical observations, literary discussions, and cultural activities in three weeks of study in La Serena Chile…
For more information on HWS short-term programs and to apply, please click on the above link(s). These links will direct you to an HWS internal information page and application brochure page for your program of interest.
For step-by-step instructions on how to create your online application, log-in, and apply using the new software, please click here.
Affiliate summer programs
These programs require a dual application process. Students will first apply and be screened through the CGE. Upon acceptance, students will then need to apply directly to the provider. Each program below has its own deadlines and application procedures.
- Bath, England (ASE)
- Copenhagen, Denmark (DIS)
- Aix/Avignon, France (IAU)
- Norwich, England (UEA)
- Various locations worldwide (CIEE)
For more information on HWS summer affiliate programs and to apply for an affiliate program, please click on the above link(s). These links will direct you to an HWS internal information page and application portal for all short-term and summer affiliate programs. Scroll down to the summer affiliate section at the bottom and click on the link of the summer affiliate program that you are interested in for more information and to begin the online application process.
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