Study Abroad

Faculty of Arts Study Abroad Opportunities

Study Abroad Opportunities for 2018/19

Stop by at the Go Abroad Fair on September 19, 2018 to ask questions about the program you are interested in! Each respective department will have a booth with lots of information!

China - Harbin Summer Program

Learn Chinese and immerse yourself for four-weeks in Edmonton's sister city - Harbin, China! A minimum of one year of Chinese college equivalent or more (i.e. completed Chinese 102 or higher) is required. Earn up to *6 credits toward your degree! Funding guaranteed for all participants of this program. For more information, please visit the Harbin Summer Program page.

France - French in La Rochelle

Study French in a rich cultural and historic setting, famous for its architecture, scenery and cuisine. Students at this annual term-abroad program, which takes place in June, achieve fluency of a level that enables them to proceed with literature, translation and composition courses. For more information, contact the Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies at 780.492.4926.

Greece or Italy - Mediterranean Archaeology

Travel during the summer months to either Greece, or Italy to help U of A professors unearth archaeological sites dating back over 2,000 years. Spend three to six weeks learning skills such as on-site drafting, excavation and cataloguing techniques. For more information please visit the Department of History and Classics.

Japan - Theme Studies in Japan Course

Coordinated by the Prince Takamado Japan Centre and the departments of Interdisciplinary Studies and East Asian Studies, the Special Topics in Japan Course 2-week long course hosted at Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, starting right after the end of the Japan Summer Program. Students are encouraged to participate in this course after the completion of the Summer Program in Kyoto to extend their stay in Japan and to continue to live and learn about Japan! The course varies in topic every year to cover an array of disciplines involving Japanese cultural elements. Students of any academic background who are interested in the topic are free to attend the course. Feel free to check our website and contact us for additional information. 

Japan - Kyoto Summer Program 

The Prince Takamado Japan Centre and the Department of East Asian Studies coordinate a summer study abroad program in Japan. The 5-week program will be held at Ritusmeikan University, Kinugasa Campus, located in northwestern Kyoto, a 1200-year-old city rich in culture and art. A center of Japanese learning and culture, Kyoto is home to a number of universities and university students. Ritsumeikan University’s Kinugasa Campus is surrounded by such well-known temples as Kinkakuji, Ryoanji, Ninnaji, and Tojiin, and is a suitably tranquil setting for research and learning.
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Serbia - Fieldschool for Ethnographic Sensibility

Sharpen your perceptive powers! Savour the sights, sounds, and tastes of Belgrade, Serbia. Train your senses to detect hidden patters in everyday life, and learn to attune yourself in a different culture. The Fieldschool for Ethnographic Sensibility will take you on a 5 week journey to Belgrade, Serbia and Pula, Croatia from April 29 to May 31, 2019. Students will receive *6 in ANTHR 397 or 573. Prerequisites: ANTHR 207 or equivalent, or consent of Department. For more information, please see our website