during the Summer, Winter Intersession or Spring break is an excellent
introduction to life abroad and also serves as an alternative to those
who do not have the flexibility to study abroad during the academic
Each year a number of faculty-led study abroad programs are offered and are announced in the Fall or Spring Course Schedules.
Each student considering a short-term program should contact the
faculty leader of the program that interests them. Then consult with
their advisor before starting the application process.
While you will find that many of your questions can be answered by
navigating this website, you can also come by The Spiegel Center for
Global and International Programs. We’re here to address any questions
and concerns that you might have. The Spiegel Center's office hours are from 8:30am to 4:30pm. We are located in Global Heritage Hall. You can also email Marcy Farrell, Director of Faculty Exchange Programs, for further information.
- The appropriate GPA (as determined by the Faculty program leader)
- Satisfactory judicial history
- Advisor and Program Leader approval
- Course pre-requisite (if applicable)
Financial Aid does not apply to either Winter Intersession, Spring Break or Summer Programs.
Students applying to RWU sponsored short term study abroad programs are eligible to apply for the "Bridging the World" Study Abroad Scholarship.