Dickinson Summer Programs

During the summer of 2015, Dickinson is sponsoring eight summer programs of various types in Greece, Brazil, London, Spain, Russia, Japan, and the United States. 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. 

2015 Summer Programs Include: 

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 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: 

  1. Students must fill out an Enrollment in Another Institution Form, listing the course (or courses) they plan to take.
  2. 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.
  3. Students should then bring the signed form to the Center for Global Study and Engagement (CGSE), along with an unofficial copy of their transcripts.
  4. 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).
  5. 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.
  6. 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.