Dickinson Summer Programs

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During the summer of 2017, Dickinson sponsored a number of summer programs in various locations across the world including Greece, London, Spain, France, Russia, and Italy. These programs are designed to access local cultures and societies in creative and sustained ways, providing intensive and effective learning opportunities for all participants. All programs, unless otherwise noted, are open to non-Dickinson students. The deadline for summer 2018 programs is February 1, 2018.

2017 Summer Programs Included:

2016 Summer Programs Included:

  • Field School in Classical Archaeology - Mycenae, Greece
  • Malaga Summer Immersion (requires completion of intermediate Spanish) - Malaga, Spain
  • London: The Political Arts - London, England
  • Israel/Palestine: Exploring Conflict Resolution Strategies in an Intractable Conflict (MEST 200) - Israel
  • Meltdowns and Waves: Responding to Disasters in the US and Japan (Mini-Mosaic) - Japan
  • The Washington Center - Washington, D.C
  • Intensive Language and Culture - Lecce, Italy

2015 Summer Programs Included: 

  • Field School in Classical Archaeology - Mycenae, Greece
  • Inequality in Brazil: An Exploration of Race, Class, Gender and Geography (Mini-Mosaic) - Multi-city Brazil
  • London: The Political Arts - London, England
  • Malaga Summer Immersion (requires completion of SPAN 116) - Malaga, Spain
  • War and Disaster in Japanese History and Culture - Nagoya and Kyoto, Japan
  • The Washington Center - Washington, D.C.

2014 Summer Programs Included:

  • Ethnographic Field School in Tanzania: Understanding Nutrition and Health in an Interconnected World
  • Field School in Classical Archaeology - Mycenae, Greece
  • Sustainability in Europe: Approaches and Case Studies in Sustainable Development 
  • Toulouse Studio Art
  • Malaga, Spain Summer Immersion (requires completion of SPAN116)
  • Moscow Summer Immersion
  • The Washington Center

Summer Study on Non-Dickinson Programs

  • Students must fill out an Enrollment in Another Institution Form, listing the course (or courses) they plan to take.
  • Students seeking major, minor, or distribution credit must obtain signatures from the chairs of the relevant academic departments, who may want to see course descriptions and/or syllabi.
  • Students should then bring the signed form to the Center for Global Study and Engagement (CGSE), along with an unofficial copy of their transcripts.
  • CGSE will check to make sure that the student has at least a 2.0 GPA (the minimum required to transfer in credit); that the proposed summer course does not duplicate coursework the student has already completed for credit at Dickinson; and that the student has not already transferred in four summer and/or January-term credits (the maximum number allowed).
  • If everything is in order, CGSE will forward the Enrollment in Another Institution Form to the Registrar's Office, where it will be kept on file pending receipt of the summer transcript.
  • Students must earn grades of "C" or better in order to transfer in credits. Courses taken for pass/fail will not be accepted for transfer credit.
  • Students interested in participating in non-Dickinson study abroad programs during the summer are not required to complete a Dickinson application. However, the following steps must be followed in order to transfer in any credit from summer study abroad programs: