Short Term Study Abroad Courses

Shippensburg University encourages students in all majors to engage in a study abroad experience. Short term study abroad courses offer students the opportunity to have an international educational experience in one of the most cost and time efficient manners possible. The short term study abroad courses are sponsored and taught by Shippensburg University faculty at various times throughout the year, primarily in the summer, and typically range from one to four weeks in duration.

Since there is a growing level of interest and demand for these short term study abroad courses, students are encouraged to attend any informational sessions and register to secure a space in their course of choice in a timely manner. Please visit the course link to view the current short term study abroad courses available at this time.

Winter 2015 Short Term Study Abroad Courses


FL190 Selected Topics: Study Abroad in the People's Republic of China 

Faculty: Dr. George Pomeroy

For more information, Dr. Pomeroy at  or 717-477-1776.

Europe - Business

MBA550 Business Environment of Europe

Faculty: Dr. Robert Stephens

For more information, contact Dr. Robert Stephens at or 717-477-1684

Europe - Political Science

PLS490 European Political Economy and Security (3 credits)
PLS491 European Identity and Political Culture (3 credits)

*Students are required to take 6 credits.

 Faculty: Dr. Niel Brasher

For more information, contact Dr. Brasher at or 717-477-1714


FRN103 Intermediate French and FRN204 Ideas and Cultures from the French-Speaking World (3 credits each = 6 credits total)*


FRN204 Ideas and Cultures from the French-Speaking World and FRN300 Advanced French Conversation (3 credits each = 6 credits total)*

*Students are required to take 6 credits and can choose either combination above.

Faculty: Dr. Blandine Mitaut and Dr. Agnes Ragone

For more information, contact Dr. Mitaut at or 717-477-1503 or Dr. Agnes Ragone at or 717-477-1559

Registration Information

CURRENT SHIPPENSBURG UNIVERSITY STUDENTS: Current Shippensburg University students can register for short term study abroad courses by logging into the MyShip portal at using their Shippensburg University email address and password.

NON-DEGREE STUDENTS: Individuals may enroll in Shippensburg University classes without being a degree-seeking student as long as they meet the University’s academic requirements (as described in the undergraduate and graduate catalogs), have completed the prerequisite coursework for the particular course in which they would like to enroll, and are enrolling in a class that permits non-degree students to do so. Non-degree seeking individuals may enroll in a summer online class by following the directions at .

If you have any questions please email