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 Spring, Fall or Spring Course Schedules. Every year the roster of programs offered may change.
Note: We are still accepting applications for Summer 2017 Programs
Short-Term Faculty-led Programs Abroad 2016-17
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.
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 or by speaking with the faculty, you can stop by our office for more information. We are here to address any questions
and concerns that you might have.
We are located at One Old Ferry Road in the Farm House across from the Commons. The Spiegel Center for Global and International Programs office is open from 8:30am to 4:30pm. You can email Alyssa Poey, Assistant Director of Study Abroad Programs, to make an appointment or stop by her Open Session hours every Wednesday from 2:00-4:00pm.
- 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.