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RWU Faculty-led Programs

Studying abroad 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 year.

Each year a number of faculty-led study abroad programs are offered and are announced in the Fall or Spring Course Schedules.

2015-2016 SCHEDULE



PANAMA (4 Credits) – Marine Biology – Open to All Majors – Dates & Fee TBD
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC (6 Credits) - Communication & History – Open to All Majors  Dates & Fee TBD
LONDON (3 Credits) - Accounting – Dates & Fee TBD

MUNICH (1 Credit) – Language – Open to All Majors – Dates & Fee TBD


PARIS (6 Credits) – History & American Studies – Open to All Majors – Dates & Fee TBD
PERUGIA, Italy (6 Credits) – Language & Accounting – Open to All Majors – Dates & Fee TBD
BELGIUM, GERMANY, FRANCE (3 Credits) – FCAS – Open to All Majors – Dates & Fee TBD
IRELAND  (6 Credits) – Communication & Political Science– Open to All Majors – Dates & Fee TBD


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

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.

Type and Criteria of Awards:
  • Scholarships based on academic merit only
  • Scholarships based on financial need and academic merit

Students can obtain a scholarship fact sheet and application at the Spiegel Center for Global and International Programs.

Deadlines for Scholarship application submission:

  • Winter Intersession       October 1
  • Spring Break                 December 1
  • Summer Session           March 1
Every year the roster of programs offered may change. Please check at the Spiegel Center or on this website for the updated roster. Roger Williams University reserves the right to cancel Faculty-Led  programs offered during the academic year for insufficient enrollment or for any other reason. Should it prove necessary to do so the School will notify all registrants.


Roger Williams University Spiegel Center for Global and International Programs